Professor Theodore Chao presents his research and scholarship about how to talk about math with children to increase their confidence in their own mathematical thinking. Dr. Chao’s five points: (1) There is no such thing as a math person or a non-math person. (2) Everyone has math anxiety. And usually it’s not about math. (3) […]
Dr. Chao is featured in the “Not Your Model Minority” episode of the OSU Inspire Podcast. This episode is a wonderful, brief history of 150 years of oppression against Asian Americans leading up to the current attacks. Also featured Dr. Chao’s doctoral student, Ho-Chieh Lin. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-nfah9-1014596
Dr. Chao has been awarded a 2021-2022 Fulbright U.S. Scholar – ASEAN Research Program award to Vietnam and Indonesia for “Digital Mathematics Storytelling in Southeast Asia.” Read more here.
A 1-hour talk I gave as part of the University of Missouri (Mathematics Education Research and Doctoral Students) Early Career Lecture. This talk was focused to pre-service teachers and featured the Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott work that DeAndrea Jones and I developed.
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My name is Theodore Chao. I am a mathematics education researcher at The Ohio State University.
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