Ellen Clay, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
- Teacher Education
- Mathematics Learning & Teaching
- Ph.D. STEM Concentration
- Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Louisiana, Lafayette (1990)
- M.S., Mathematics, University of Louisiana, Lafayette (1986)
- B.A., Mathematics, University of Louisiana, Lafayette (1985)
Areas of Expertise:
- Teaching and learning of mathematics
- Mathematics teacher education
- Making mathematics thinking visible
- Drexel University
- University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
- School District of Philadelphia
- Young Scholars Charter School
- Cabrini College
- Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
- St. John Fisher College
- Richmond College, England
- Supporting teachers in their development of mathematical ideas
- Transitioning teachers’ mathematical ideas into urban classrooms
- Clay E. & Silverman, J., (2012). “Understanding Online Asynchronous Collaboration in Mathematics Teacher Education," Zentralblatt für Didaktik der Mathematik – The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 44(7).
- Clay, E. & Miller, M., (2012). “Preparing Special Education Teachers to Become Highly Qualified in Mathematics, Post-secondary education and technology: A global perspective on opportunities and obstacles to development, R. Clothey, S. Austin-Li and J. Weidman (editors), Palgrave MacMillan.
- Silverman, J & Clay, E., (2011). “Developing Teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching through Online Collaboration,” Teaching Mathematics Online: Emergent Technologies and Methodologies. A. Juan, M. Huertas, S. Trenholm, and C. Steegmann (editors), IGI Global.
- Silverman, J. & Clay, E. (2010). “Examining Mathematics Teacher Education: Online Asynchronous Collaboration and the Development of Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching,” The Teacher Educator, 45(1), 54-73.
- Cerreto, F., Clay, E., & Quinn, J. (2002) “Applying A Cognitively Guided Faculty Development: A Case Study,” The Review for the Study of College Teaching, 1(1): 14-29.
- Principal Investigator, Learning Mathematics: Knowledge for Teaching in Today's Diverse Classrooms, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Eligible Partnerships Postsecondary Grant for Special Education Teachers to Become Highly Qualified, ($333,000; 2009-2011).
- Senior Personnel, The Math Forum’s Virtual Fieldwork Sequence (W. Shumar, PI), NSF DUE: CCLI Phase 2. ($498,100; 2007-2011).