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Beryl Bray

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • PRISM
    • Roles: Project Evaluator, Project Staff

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Graduate Student 

BIO

I am an SREB scholar at the University of Georgia and will complete my Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Cognition & Development and a minor in Quantitative Methods by Spring 2012. As an educational psychologist, my scholarship is focused on examining the relationship geometric and spatial thinking in early childhood education. Additionally, I'm using psychological and educational resources to help me understand low mathematics achievement witin our public schools.
 

EXPERTISE

Gender and Math Achievement
Spatial Visualization and Geometric Reasoning
Effective instruction on spatial ability for middle school Math & Science competency in early childhood
Early identification and education of at risk students  

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Bray, B.A. (2009). [Review of the Book, Enthusiastic and Engaged Learners: Approaches to Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom, Childhood Education, Childhood Education 86(1), by Marilou Hyson, Foreward by Sue Bredekamp.

Bray, B.A. (2010). [Review of the Book, Girls in Science: A framework for Action, Childhood Education, by Liesl Chatman, Katherine Nielsen, Erin J. Strauss, and Kimberly D. Tanner with J. Myron Atkin, Majorie Bullit Bequette and Michelle Phillips.