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Gina Cherkowski

STEM Learning Lab
Chief Educator Officer
Dr. Cherkowski is an educational game changer on a mission to ensure all students have access to high-quality STEM learning experiences so they are aptly prepared for our technology-driven, dynamic world. Dr. Cherkowski holds a PhD in mathematics education as well as in culture studies in education. She has extensive experience in teaching and learning as a remediation specialist, a classroom teacher, and as a university professor, having taught undergraduate and graduate courses in education both in Canada and internationally. As a social justice math educator and activist, Gina believes that all kids can and should be proficient in math as well as the other STEM fields and fights to make this a reality. Her current research explores teaching math conceptually using spatial-temporal reasoning to facilitate a deep understanding of mathematics for diverse learners. Another area of interest is the development of visual-spatial skills through interaction in highly engaging, hands-on STEM and STEAM projects like coding, robotics, and maker education.

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