Senior Researcher, Consortium for Policy Research in Education
Teaching Learning and Leadership Division
Math instruction; teacher preparation and professional development; creating locally relevant curriculum; using formative assessment to improve mathematics instruction.
Caroline Brayer Ebby is an expert in how math is taught, and how math instruction can be improved. She co-created the Community Based Math Project, a hub for developing locally relevant and social justice oriented mathematics lessons. Ebby, an adjunct associate professor at Penn GSE and a senior researcher at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education, also studies the implementation of standards-aligned math curriculum and the use of formative assessment and learning trajectories to improve K-8 mathematics teaching and learning.
Jonathan Zimmerman reviews three books on the desegregation of schools after the Supreme Court's 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision and unpacks the ruling's ongoing legal and historical questions.