## Research

**Interests**

**Primary**

**Adaptive Learning Math Programs**

I'm interested in the usage and impact of technology-based adaptive learning program in K-12 math education, and specifically how we prepare preservice teachers to utilize these program effectively.**Gamification**

**Secondary**

**Minecraft**

Using Minecraft in the K-8 classroom to teach math concepts.**Coding**

Exploring the benefits of using computer programming to teach or reinforce math and problem solving skills.**Perseverance in Math Class**

Exploring strategies for developing perseverance.**Integrating Personal Finance into Math Class**

Impact on mathematical problem solving when presented in the context of personal finance.**Game-Based Learning**

Impact of game-based learning on math and STEM scores.