I have been a primary education teacher in Queensland Australia. I have taught all ages from 5 to 13 including a year in a 1 taeacher school where I was the only teacher for 13 students in years 1-7. I have worked as a Mathematics Education Advisor/Consultant for the past 15 years in Catholic and State schools mostly in Queensland, Australia. I have also taught undergraduate teacher education students at University.
Inquiry. Real life links to development of the conceptual understandings that underpin Mathematics.
Conibutor to the writing of syllabus documents. Contributor to Go Maths a primary school Mathematics textbook series in Australia. Author of Thinking Caps. An inquiry-based mathematics teaching program. Published by Origo Education in Australia and soon to be released in the USA
Diploma of Teaching Graduate Diploma of Computer Education Master of Education-Mathematics Doctor of Education
I am married to Russell. We have one daughter - Kelsey. We live on 5 acres of land about 30km NW of Brisbane, Queensland Australia. I play hockey and intend to keep playing until I can make a state representative team (probably when I am over 60). I play the flute and piccolo in a community concert band. My husband, daughter and I race an off road buggy in the Australian Off Road Championship.