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Assistant Professor
College of Education
Expertise 
Mathematics Education, Emerging Language learners, classroom discourse.
Courses Taught 
ELED 310: Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods
ELED 403: Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools
ELED 328A: Clinical Experience
Research Interests 
Teaching and learning of mathematics with English language learners, mathematical discourse, equity issues in mathematics education, and effective use of technology in mathematics education.
Education 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Mathematics Education, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Chicago, Teaching of Mathematics, M.S.T.

DePaul University, Mathematics, B.A. 

Selected Publications 

Morales Jr., H. (2012).  Cases of Practice: Teaching Mathematics to ELLs in Secondary School; Case 4: Twelfth-Grade English Language Learners and the Making of Mathematical Meanings.   In S. Celedón-Pattichis & N. G. Ramirez (Eds.), Beyond Good Teaching: Advancing Mathematics Education for ELLs.  Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Morales Jr., H., Vomvoridi-Ivanović, E., Khisty, L.L.(2011).  A Case Study of Multi-Generational Mathematics Participation in an After-School Setting: Capitalizing On Latinas/os Funds of Knowledge.  In Téllez, K., Moschkovich, J.N., & Civil, M. (Eds.) Latinos/as and Mathematics Education: Research on Learning and Teaching in Classrooms and Communities. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Background 

State of Illinois, Professional Educator License, 6-12 Mathematics

Education

Faculty and Staff Contacts

T (773) 442-5380

j-brewer@neiu.edu

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