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Tonya Garrett

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Tonya Garrett

garrettt@nsuok.edu

  • Assistant Professor
    Curriculum and Instruction

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Bagley Hall 220
    (918) 444-3719

Bio

Tonya Garrett is an Assistant Professor for Curriculum and Instruction and the Director of Assessment for the College of Education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Master of Education in Teaching at Northeastern State University. She is currently seeking a PhD in Professional Studies with an emphasis in Elementary Mathematics at Oklahoma State University. She had the privilege of teaching first grade students for four years and middle school students math, science, and language arts for eleven years.

Education:

  • M.Ed.,Teaching,Northeastern State University,,2013
  • BS,Elementary Education,Northeastern State University,Magna cum laude,1999
Elementary/middle school mathematics, children's literature (especially in connection to elementary mathematics), teacher beliefs, dyscalculia, professional development
Elementary/middle school mathematics, pedagogy, classroom management, assessment and evaluation

Presentations:

  • Influence of Beliefs and Contextual Factors on Mathematics Instruction - Research Council on Mathematics Learning 47th Annual Conference - Las Vegas, Nevada - March 2020
  • Problems with Problem Solving - K-12 STEM Teacher Instititute - Stillwater, OK - June 2019
  • Performance Assessment Tools for Student Affairs Professionals - Assesstivus Annual Conference - Stillwater, OK - March 2019
  • Promoting a Growth Mindset Among Teachers Through Community Based Partnerships - OACTE Annual Conference - Broken Arrow, OK - October 2019
  • Using Children's Literature to Enhance Mathematical Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge - OCTM Summer Conference - Oklahoma City - June 2017

Courses Taught:

  • NUMBER SENSE/OPERATIONS - ELED 4363 - Fall 2020
  • ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION - EDUC 4172 - Spring 2020
  • ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION - EDUC 4172 - Fall 2019