Angela Murphy GardinerSenior Research Associate
Prior to joining TERC, Angela was an elementary school educator in Dartmouth, MA where she taught second and third grade. Her primary research interests include teaching algebra in the elementary grades and exploring students’ thinking and understanding of functions. She is also interested in designing and developing professional development programs and opportunities in mathematics for elementary educators. Angela is deeply involved in both research and practice. Current projects allow her the privilege to work with students in K-5 on a regular basis as they begin to explore the early algebra world.