Dr. Maria Fernandez

Maria L. Fernandez’s research and scholarly work is primarily within the areas of creating and investigating approaches for the professional development of prospective and practicing teachers of mathematics working with diverse learners, and developing and exploring approaches for improving the mathematics teaching and learning of diverse learners. She was the original creator and researcher of Microteaching Lesson Study, an innovative approach for teaching prospective teachers. Her work has been published in a variety of well-established peer-reviewed journals and research proceedings and she has garnered external funding for her work from a variety of sources.