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Dr. Allyson Hallman-Thrasher holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the Honors College of the University of South Carolina, an M.S.T in Secondary Mathematics Teaching from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Georgia. A former high school and middle school teacher, Dr. Hallman-Thrasher teaches methods and content courses for prospective elementary and secondary teachers. Her research analyzes ways to support prospective teachers in learning to engage their K-12 students in mathematically productive classroom discussions and cognitively demanding tasks. She is also part of research team studying the experiences and knowledge of STEM Teaching Fellows.
Most Recent Publications:
Hallman-Thrasher, A. (2017). Cycles of collective planning, enactment, reflection in elementary teacher education, in M. Boston & L. West (Eds.), 2017 Annual Perspectives in Mathematics (pp. 285–305). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Hallman, Thrasher, A., Litchfield, E., & Dael, K. (October, 2016). Original recipes for matrix multiplication. Mathematics Teacher, 110, 182 –190.
Hallman-Thrasher, A. (February, 2015). Soccer championship: How many games? Mathematics Teacher, 108, 480.
Spangler, D. & Hallman-Thrasher, A. (2014). Using task dialogues to enhance preservice teachers’ abilities to orchestrate discourse. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 3, 58–75.