Megan Balong

Field Experience Coordinator
Office Location: 

Wright 322 and SEC 173

Mailing Address: 

Department of Mathematics
Wright 322
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0506


B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Areas of Expertise 

Mathematics Education
Professional Development for Mathematics Teachers
Technology Use in Mathematics Education
Problem-based mathematics teaching

Research Interests 

Discourse in mathematics education classes

Courses Taught 

Field Experience Coordinator
Teaching Secondary Mathematics
Mathematics Reasoning
Technology and Programming for Secondary Mathematics Educators
Reflective Seminar: Discourse in the Math Classroom

Selected Publications 

John E. Henning, Timothy McKeny, Gregory D. Foley, Megan Balong (December 2012) Mathematics discussions by design: creating opportunities for purposeful participation; Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education; Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 453-479

Henning, John E. and Megan Balong, (2011) “The Framing Discussion: Connecting Student
Experience with Mathematical Knowledge”, The Clearing House, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 84, No. 2.