# Mary Alice Carlson

## Mathematics Education Faculty

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

## Education

- Ph.D. (2014) and M.A. (2009) University of Nebraska
- B.A. (2001) Whitworth College

## Contact Information

- Office phone: (406) 994- 5232
- Email: mary.carlson5@montana.edu

## Research Interests

Teacher learning and teacher change in mathematics; innovative formats for teacher professional development; facilitating teacher study groups; eliciting, understanding and making use of studentsâ€™ mathematical ideas when teaching.

## Current Projects

- Developing and using generative prompts when facilitating teacher study groups
- Creating and sustaining communities of practice with varied participants