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Kimberly Wright
Assistant Research Scientist, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 430 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8363
Other Title: Assistant Lecturer
Primary Emphasis Area: Staff (TLAC)
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Short Bio
Kim Wright is an Assistant Research Scientist at the Education Research Center at Texas A&M University. She received her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in technology teacher education from Texas A&M University. Wright is currently the primary researcher on a three-year evaluation of an grades
K [150] 5 STEM program funded by the U. S. Department of Education. Wright's methodological expertise includes the use of hierarchical linear modeling with large data sets, multiple linear regression, meta-analysis, and qualitative analysis of open-ended survey items. Wright works collaboratively with ERC colleagues on all aspects quantitative and qualitative research, including research study design, instrument identification and modification, and data collection. Wright has participated in several evaluations of state and national PK-16 programs, such as Measuring the Impact of Teacher Induction and Teacher Evaluation Systems on Teaching Practice and Minding the Opportunity Gap: STEM Opportunity, Choice, and Achievement in Texas Schools; the Evaluation of the SFA STEM Academy, and the Evaluation of the United Way of Greater Houston Education Initiative.

Prior to her work at Texas A&M, Wright spent five years as a classroom teacher at the elementary and middle school levels. In addition, she worked in teacher leadership positions for several years in Bryan and College Station Independent School Districts as an mathematics instructional coach and interventionist. Wright has taught multiple semesters of elementary preservice teacher mathematics education and mathematics methods courses at Texas A&M.
Research Interests
Factors affecting the transfer of professional development into teacher practice
Role of school district leadership in increasing student achievement
EDCI 644
Courses taught:
MASC 450- Fall 2013
Courses Taught
2016 - 2017
MASC 450, TEFB 412
2015 - 2016
TEFB 412
2014 - 2015
TEFB 412
2013 - 2014
MASC 450
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