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Author Eric Gaze speaks on deepening student understanding and the inspiring moments he has had as an educator.
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Eric Gaze directs the Quantitative Reasoning (QR) program at Bowdoin College, is Chair of the Center for Learning and Teaching, and is a Senior Lecturer in the Mathematics Department. He is the current President of the National Numeracy Network (NNN 2013 – 2017). Eric has a QR textbook published with Pearson, Thinking Quantitatively: Communicating with Numbers, with blog: https://thinkingquantitatively.wordpress.com/.
Eric has given talks and led faculty workshops on the topics of QR Across the Curriculum, QR Assessment, and has served on review teams of QR programs. Eric was the Principal Investigator for a NSF TUES Type I grant (2012-14), Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning Assessment (QLRA) DUE 1140562, and has published articles on teaching and learning related to citizen literacy. Prior to coming to Bowdoin, Eric led the development of a Masters in Numeracy program for K-12 teachers at Alfred University as an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Education.