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Kien Hwa Lim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Mathematical Sciences
UT El Paso
As an educator, I seek to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics by transforming my students' views of mathematics from a collection of facts and procedures to a discipline that involves thinking and sense-making. My students, who are mainly prospective teachers, experience a learning environment that helps them grapple with the mathematics, communicate their reasoning, challenge each other's ideas, learn from mistakes and consequently deepen their understanding.