Tanya Noble

"My experience in the mathematics education area of study at Simon Fraser University has been both transformative and empowering. "

Current Student
Program/Degree:
Mathematics Education PhD

I am a mathematics teaching in Vancouver British Columbia. I am interested in expanding the definition of mathematics for my students.

Please tell us how you first discovered your program.
Working as a high school mathematics teacher in Vancouver, British Columbia I began to notice the inspiring work of Peter Liljedahl and Thinking Classrooms.

Please tell us why you chose the Faculty of Education at SFU for your studies.
The faculty in the mathematics education department are incredibly supportive, forward thinking and inspiring.

Who is a faculty member you have enjoyed working with and why?
I have learned a great deal from Peter Liljedahl.

What inspires you to learn and continue your education?
Watching my own children progress through the British Columbia education system keeps me motivated to study and promote excellence in education.

What would you say to prospective students who are considering graduate school in the Faculty of Education?
My experience in the mathematics education area of study at Simon Fraser University has been both transformative and empowering. To study with such an amazing cohort is an experience not worth passing up.