Jessica F Shumway
Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education and Leadership
Dr. Jessica Shumway is an assistant professor of mathematics education in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership. Dr. Shumway received her Ph.D. from Utah State University and holds a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from The George Washington University. Prior to joining USU, she was an elementary school teacher and mathematics coach in Virginia and Texas Title I schools. She is the author of Number Sense Routines: Building Numerical Literacy Every Day in Grades K-3 and the professional development video Go Figure! Number Sense Routines that Build Mathematical Understanding. She continues to work in classrooms and provide professional development about number sense and quality mathematics instruction. Dr. Shumway’s research focuses on understanding and improving early childhood mathematics education. Specifically, she uses mixed methods research to examine effective and equitable instructional practices that provide students’ opportunities to develop number sense.