Laura M. Gellert
Associate Professor, Childhood Education/Mathematics Education
Chair, Department of Teaching & Learning Office: is 4/209B or 6/207B (Chair's office)
School of Education
Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs
Teaching & Learning
Childhood Education (Graduate)
Childhood Education (Undergraduate)
North Academic Center
Laura M. Gellert
Ph.D. The Graduate Center, CUNY
Urban Education Science, Math, Technology Strand, 2008
Dissertation Title: New Elementary School Teachers and Mathematics: An Investigation through a Community of Practice
M.S. The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
A.B. Bryn Mawr College
EDCE 6100C How Children Learn Mathematics: Grade 1 - 6
EDCE 6000C How Children Learn Mathematics: Birth - Grade 2
EDCE 5950C Mathematics for Teachers
MATHE 8106N: Algebra for Middle School Teachers
MATHE 8107N Geometry for Middle School Teachers
EDSE 8303N Contemporary Topics in Mathematics Education
EDCE 32200 How Children Learn Mathematics
edTPA workshop for graduate and undergraduate childhood education students
Mentoring in Mathematics Education
Inclusive education in conjunction with mathematics teaching and learning
Communities of Practice
Offenholly, K., Gellert, L.M., and Kotelawala, U.M., (2015) “Digital Games for Future Math Teachers: Transforming Undergraduate Education” Journal of Game-Supported Interactive Learning, (In Press, expected publication 2015).
Gellert, L. M. (2013). “Elementary School Teachers and Mathematics: Communities of Practice and an Opportunity for Change.” Journal of Education & Learning, 2(4).
Crismond, D., Gellert, L., Cain, R., and Wright, S. (2013) “Minding the Missteps: A watch list of misconceptions for beginning designers.” Science and Children., pp. 80-85
Gellert, L. (2012) “Creating Communities of Learners Among Beginning Teachers: A Matter of Social Justice.” Education in a Democracy: A Journal of the NNER (Vol. 4)
Gellert, L. and Gonzalez, L. (2011). “Teacher Collaboration: Implications for New Mathematics Teachers.” Current Issues in Education, 14(1).
Foote, M., Smith, B., and Gellert, L. (2011) “Evolution of (Urban) Mathematics Teachers' Identity.” Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, December 2011, 4(2). pp. 67–95
Kolman, J. S., Gellert, L. M., and McLurkin, D. L., (2017) Lifting Gates and Building Skills: Preparing diverse candidates to pass new certification exams. In E. Petchauer, & L. Mawhinney (Eds). Teacher Education across Minority-Serving Institutions Programs, Policies, and Social Justice (pp 87 – 108), Rutgers University Press.