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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Jennifer Wall

Dr. Jennifer Wall

Email

Office

1637 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1729
660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2005

Associate Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Mathematics Education; University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • M.S.Ed. Mathematics Education; Northwest Missouri State University
  • B.S.Ed. Mathematics Education; Northwest Missouri State University
  • B.A. Spanish; Northwest Missouri State University

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Math
  • Algebra and Geometry for Elementary and Middle School Teachers
  • Math Methods for Elementary Teachers
  • Methods in Secondary School Mathematics
  • Mathematics Methods for Middle School Teachers
  • College Algebra
  • Methods in Teaching with Technology
  • Connections to Teaching Math
  • Data and Probability for Elementary Mathematics Specialists
  • Research Project
  • Freshman Seminar

Academic Interests

  • Mathematics teacher preparation

Scholarly Activity

Publications

  • Wall, J., Selmer, S., & Bingham Brown, A. (2016). Assessing elementary prospective teachers’ mathematical explanations after engagement in online mentoring modules. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 16(4). Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/volume-16/issue-4-16/mathematics/assessing-elementary-prospective-teachers-mathematical-explanations-after-engagement-in-online-mentoring-modules
  • Wall, J. J., Beatty, H. N., Rogers, M. P. (2015). Apps for teaching, not just reviewing. Teaching Children Mathematics 21, 7, 438-441.
  • Wall, J., Rogers, M. P. (2014). Teaching fundamental math concepts: There’s an app for that…Or is there? In Drew Polly (Ed.), Cases on technology integration in mathematics education (pp. 268-287). Hershey, PA: IGI Global
  • Wall, J., Amy, B. & Selmer, S. (2014). Elementary Preservice Teachers' Mathematical Justifications through Online Mentoring Modules. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 490-493). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Wall, J. and Beatty, H. (2013, April). Developing reasoning through the 5E learning cycle. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, CO.Benson, C., Wall, J. and Malm, C. (2013). The distributive property in grade 3? Teaching Children Mathematics, 19, 8, 298-506.
  • Wall, J. and Benson, C. (2009) So many graphs, so little time. Mathematics teaching in the middle school,15, 2, 82-91
  • Wall, J. and Beatty, H. (2013). Visualizing Multiplication. Session presented at Northwest Missouri State’s Council of Exceptional Children’s Education Tango in Maryville, MO.
  • Wall, J. and Beatty, H. (2013, April). Developing reasoning through the 5E Learning Cycle. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, CO.
  • Wall, J. (2012, December). Developing reasoning through the 5E Learning Cycle. Session presented at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference in Columbia, MO.
  • Wall, J. and Benson, C. (2011, October). Can third-grade students use the distributive property? Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition in St. Louis, MO.
  • Wall, J. and Benson, C. (2011, April). Teaching algebra in elementary schools? Seriously? Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in Indianapolis, IN.
  • Wall, J. (2010, April). Rationally speaking: Rationally Speaking: Exploring Rational Functions with Illuminations and ExploreLearning Activities. Gallery workshop presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA.
  • Benson, C. and Wall, J. (2010, April) Bridging the gap between concrete activities and abstract homework. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA.
  • Wall, J. and Benson, C. (2009, April). So many graphs - so little time. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.
  • Benson, C. & Wall, J. (2007, October). Do you REALLY expect understanding? Certainly! Session presented at the regional National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference in Kansas City, MO.
  • Benson, C. and Wall, J. (2006, October). I've never seen that type of graph before. Session presented at the annual National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Benson, C. and Wall, J. (2006, October). Rediscovering inverse. Session presented at the annual National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

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Other Professional Experiences

  • Coordinator, Elementary Mathematics Specialist program
  • Past-President, Missouri Mathematics Association for the Advancement of Teacher Training
  • Member, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Program Committee Chairperson, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Regional Meeting, Kansas City, MO: 2018 (2016-2018)