FORA.tv Speaker - Linda Platas
Dr. Linda Platas holds a Ph.D. in Education and an undergraduate degree in child and adolescent
development. Her primary areas of research are early mathematical development and teacher beliefs. Her experience includes 14 years working directly with children and families as a teacher and director of an early childhood program; research on preschool math interventions and teacher professional development in early language, literacy, and mathematics; and the development of elementary school math curricula in the US and internationally.
Dr. Platas serves on the expert panel that developed the Early Grades Math Assessment (EGMA), which is currently being used by the World Bank and USAID in multiple developing countries. She teaches in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley and is a program officer in early mathematics at the Heising-Simons Foundation.
02.06.13 | 00:59:33 min
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