Kathleen M Sheridan

    Email Address: ksherid9@uic.edu
    College: Education Department: Educational Psychology
    Title: Associate professor
    Office: 1246 Phone: 312-413-3883
    Webpage: http://mathathome.org
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    I have a research.grant project that engages family home care providers (child care) in a free online professional development opportunity. Mathathome.org is where the current site can be viewed.
    We are interested in finding out more about how our site is used, and the impact on providers mathematical literacy as well as the impact on the children in their care.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3-5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Excellent writing skills
    Experience with social media and websites
    Eager to learn

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Assistance with research about how providers are using the mathathome site. Literature review about current family care providers in Illinois and across the Uniter States and their use of the computer and internet to engage in professional development around math.

    Contact researcher via URE Email Webform

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