RANGER RECOVERY

Maria Franshaw

  • Assistant Professor
  • Institute of Professional Educator Development Department
  • EDD, Houston Baptist University, 2019
  • EMAIL: franshaw@uwp.edu
Maria Franshaw

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Mathematics Methods
  • Teacher Education
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Learning Design
  • Mathematics
Maria Franshaw is a mathematics teacher educator who devoted three decades to school mathematics education, teaching secondary and middle grades and supporting students’ and teachers’ learning in early childhood and elementary grades. She has led professional development locally, regionally, and nationally, authored K-16 curriculum, and taught undergraduate and graduate mathematics content and pedagogical content courses.

Teaching Interests

She is passionate about equity in education and mathematics learning for all and is patiently dedicated to the living and teaching required in support thereof.

Research Interests

Her dynamic scholarly agenda includes learner-impactful responses to pre-service and in-service teachers’ mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge, programmatic early algebraic reasoning, early childhood home and community mathematics experiences, and parent math education.

Consulting Interests

She remains dedicated to partnering with area educators to strengthen and improve mathematics understanding, application, and appreciation, and to empower all community constituents.

Selected Publications

2022: Anti-Racist Teacher Construction Zone: Journeying with Teacher Candidates,

Teaching Awards

2022: A student-athlete nominated me for the Very Impactful Professors and Staff (VIPS) honor in recognition of my support of his academics., VIPS, Parkside Athletics / Gateway Mortgage
2022: A senior student-athlete nominated me for the Very Impactful Professors and Staff (VIPS) honor in recognition of my support., VIPS, Parkside Athletics / Gateway Mortgage
2021: A student-athlete nominated me for the Very Impactful Professors and Staff (VIPS) honor in recognition of my support of her course work in class, during office hours, and other course meetings., VIPS, Parkside Athletics / Gateway Mortgage
2020: Two student-athletes from different teams nominated me for the Very Impactful Professors and Staff (VIPS) honor in recognition of my supporting them as future teachers. The Ranger Athletics staff said it is rare for a VIPS to be doubly nominated., Parkside VIPS, Parkside Athletics/ Gateway Mortgage

Departmental Service

2021: Faculty Advisor - IPED Department
2021: Faculty Advisor - Licensure Meetings
2020: Faculty Advisor - IPED Department
2020: Committee Member - edTPA Alternative
2020: Committee Member - Content Knowledge Policy
2020: Faculty Advisor - Adjunct Professors

University Service

: Faculty Advisor - Mathematics Initiative Change Team

Professional Service

: Other - Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
2024: Committee Member - Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

UW System Service

: Committee Member - UW System Math Initiative Education Subcommittee

Public Service

: Other - Talent Hub
: Other - Garden of Eatin'
2020: Other - The Shalom Center
2020: Attendee, Meeting - Milwaukee Succeeds: Black and Brown Male Initiative
2020: Attendee, Meeting - Math Institute and Talent Hub K-20 Math Symposium
EDU 100 - INTRO TO TEACHING PROFESSION
EDU 212 - MATH FOR ELEM & MIDL SCH TCHRS
EDU 212 - Math for Elem/Midl Teachrs I
EDU 215 - Math for Elem/Mddl Teachers II
EDU 304 - Context/Cultr Lrng Environmnts
EDU 312 - Designing Learning Curriculum
EDU 399 - Independent Study:
EDU 431 - Teaching Developmntl Math, K-3
EDU 442 - Tchg Devlopmental Math, Gr 3-9
EDU 442 - Tchg Devlpmtl Math Concpts 3-9
EDU 499 - Independent Study:
PDEV 595 - Educators Workshop:
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