Michelle Cirillo


Department of Mathematical Sciences

College of Education and Human Development

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Areas of Expertise

  • Examines communications in the math classroom—how students articulate their ideas, explain their reasoning and engage in mathematical discussions.
  • Research focuses on the study of mathematical processes such as proof and modeling, while supporting classroom teachers to improve their teaching and learning of these important ideas.
  • Studies how teachers learn to use and adapt curriculum materials to meet their students’ needs and address standards and objectives in the classroom.
  • Studies a new model of early field experience for future secondary mathematics teachers.

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