Dr. Baek is a mathematics educator, whose primary teaching and research interests are in teaching and learning mathematics with understanding. She teaches math contents and methods courses for pre- and in-service teachers at elementary and middle levels, and conducts research on how children and teachers make sense of mathematics.
Research Interests & Areas
Children's mathematical thinking in Numbers, Operations, and Algebra
Ph D Mathematics Education
University of Wisconsin
Grants & Contracts
Mathematical Concept Development through Measurement for teachers of Grades 1 through 5. Illinois Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program. (2012)
Getting to the core: Grades 3-5 math & science partnership. University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. State. (2011)
Formative Assessment Improving Teachers' Instructional Practices. Mathematics and Science Partnerships (Illinois State Board of Education). Illinois State University.