Member Since: 2017
Megan Franke is an education professor in the School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. Her research focuses on understanding and supporting teacher learning for both preservice and inservice teachers. Dr. Franke and her colleagues support teachers as they make use of research based information about children’s mathematical thinking and investigate how attention to students’ mathematical thinking can help challenge existing school structures and create opportunities for students and teachers to create relationships that support learning. She is known for her leadership in Center X: Where Research and Practice Intersect for Urban School Professionals and her ongoing professional development work to support teachers, schools, and communities. She received her doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.