Megan Balong

Field Experience Coordinator
(319) 273-6269
Office Location: 

Wright 322

Mailing Address: 

Department of Mathematics
Wright 322
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0506


B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Areas of Expertise 

Mathematics Education

Professional Development for Mathematics Teachers

Technology Use in Mathematics Education
Problem-based mathematics teaching

Research Interests 

Discourse in mathematics education classes

Courses Taught 

Field Experience Coordinator

Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Mathematics Reasoning

Technology and Programming for Secondary Mathematics Educators

Analysis for Business

Reflective Seminar: Discourse in the Math Classroom

Selected Publications 

John E. Henning, Timothy McKeny, Gregory D. Foley, Megan Balong (December 2012) Mathematics discussions by design: creating opportunities for purposeful participation; Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education; Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 453-479

Henning, John E. and Megan Balong, (2011) “The Framing Discussion: Connecting Student
Experience with Mathematical Knowledge”, The Clearing House, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 84, No. 2.