Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Juli Dixon, Ph.D., is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Dixon focuses on improving teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching so they support their students to communicate and justify mathematical ideas. She is a prolific writer who has published numerous books, textbooks, and articles. Dr. Dixon delivers keynotes and other presentations throughout North America. She is co-author of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s *GO Math!* K–8, and *AGA* and *Integrated Mathematics* for high school students. She is also co-author of the *Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching* book and video series. Especially important to Dr. Dixon is the need to teach *each and every student*. She often shares her personal story of supporting her own children with special needs to learn mathematics in an inclusive setting. Dr. Dixon published *A Stroke of Luck: A Girl’s Second Chance at Life* with her daughter, Jessica Dixon.

Juli Dixon, Ph.D., is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Dixon focuses on improving teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching so they support their students to communicate and justify mathematical ideas. She is a prolific writer who has published numerous books, textbooks, and articles. Dr. Dixon delivers keynotes and other presentations throughout North America. She is co-author of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s *GO Math!* K–8, and *AGA* and *Integrated Mathematics* for high school students. She is also co-author of the *Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching* book and video series. Especially important to Dr. Dixon is the need to teach *each and every student*. She often shares her personal story of supporting her own children with special needs to learn mathematics in an inclusive setting. Dr. Dixon published *A Stroke of Luck: A Girl’s Second Chance at Life* with her daughter, Jessica Dixon.

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Getting Into Math: Organize Instruction to Achieve Rigor

If students understand mathematics conceptually, they will be more likely to apply procedures flexibly and precisely.

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

November 25, 2018

Fostering Participation in the Math Classroom: The Power of 'Shush'

A math teaching expert explains what "shushing" entails and how it encourages students to participate in class.

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

October 01, 2018

An Administrator’s Six Spheres of Influence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Part 6
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

In this final post in the series, a mathematics teaching expert shares her views on teacher planning.

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

August 15, 2018

An Administrator’s Six Spheres of Influence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Part 5
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

In this fifth post in her series, mathematics teaching expert Dr. Juli K. Dixon looks at intervention in the form of small group instruction.

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

August 01, 2018

Just-in-Time vs. Just-in-Case Scaffolding: How to Foster Productive Perseverance
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

June 25, 2018

An Administrator’s Six Spheres of Influence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Part 4
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

June 20, 2018

An Administrator’s Six Spheres of Influence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Part 3
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

June 04, 2018

An Administrator’s Six Spheres of Influence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Part 2
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

May 11, 2018

An Administrator’s Six Spheres of Influence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Professor of Mathematics Education; Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Juli K. Dixon, Ph.D.

April 26, 2018