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Megan Balong

Field Experience Coordinator
(319) 230-0741

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

Areas of Expertise: 

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

Courses Taught: 

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

Research Interests: 

Discourse in mathematics education classes

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.

Education: 

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