Teaching, Learning and Culture
Mary Margaret Capraro’s research interests include teacher knowledge and preparation in mathematics education and student understanding of mathematical concepts. She is a professor of mathematics education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the School of Education and Human Development. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. She joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 2000 as a clinical professor in mathematics education. She earned a position as an assistant professor in 2007 and was promoted to full professor in 2016. She was previously employed with the Miami Dade County Schools as both a teacher and an assistant principal. She has over 90 peer-reviewed articles and 125 national and international presentations. Capraro was the Montague Scholar from the School of Education and Human Development in 2008. She is currently Co-PI of the Aggie STEM Center, Teacher Quality, and the STEM Collaborative grants working extensively with public schools and school districts in Texas planning mathematics PDs and designing interdisciplinary project-based learning activities. She is associate editor of the Journal of Mathematics Education. During the summers of 2015 and 2016 she received a grant for two years from the Texas Workforce Commission to conduct a residential Governors Aggie Academy camp for senior science fair winners across the state of Texas. Capraro has taught undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and EdD classes through face-to-face, hybrid, online, and study abroad formats.
Areas of Expertise
Texas A&M in the News
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