Erica Litke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Education
University of Delaware
Dr. Litke is an assistant professor specializing in Mathematics Education at the University of Delaware. Her research focuses on understanding and improving instructional quality in mathematics for students in the elementary and secondary grades. She was a Math for America Master Teacher at a public school in New York City. Her research spans three broad areas: describing and analyzing instructional practice in mathematics using observation instruments, connecting instructional quality in mathematics to broader policy-related issues in education, and focusing on teacher knowledge and professional development. She is particularly interested in improving instruction in algebra and in supporting teachers to develop equity-oriented, content-rich instructional practices. Other research examines the impact of district-level policies designed to address equity in middle school mathematics.
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