Jenny Sheldon receives Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching
Congratulations to Jenny Sheldon for receiving The Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, the highest teaching award in the university for lecturers and associated faculty. Sheldon is at the forefront of math education and curriculum development and has developed an elementary math grading system based on understanding and mastery.
Jenny Sheldon, assistant professor of teaching practice, works hard to make every student feel that they can succeed, wrote one of her nominators. Her student-centered teaching approach demonstrates empathy and fosters engagement while ensuring a welcoming and safe classroom environment. Sheldon is at the forefront of math education and curriculum development as an integral member of the department's Math Education group. She is also involved in several informal groups, principally the math reading group, which discusses education research and its relations to math education. An accomplished and dedicated educator, Sheldon developed an elementary math grading system based on understanding and mastery.
For more information, see https://oaa.osu.edu/2023-provosts-award-distinguished-teaching-lecturer-announced