Dr. Jane Strawhecker is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Her teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level mathematics methods courses and supervising mathematics field experiences in K-8 schools. She has a doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in K-8 mathematics from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Her research interests include: the mathematical preparation of elementary teachers, the role of discourse in mathematics classrooms, and problem solving.