about

GEORGE GADANIDIS

PhD, Professor, Faculty of Education, Western University
Email: ggadanid@uwo.ca

I spend a lot of time in classrooms, collaborating with teachers to design cool ways of engaging young children with big math ideas. My work is in mathematics + technology + the arts.

PARTNERS

I am currently collaborating with Mike Katchabaw (Western), Immaculate Namukasa (Western), Janette Hughes (Ontario Tech) & Ricardo Scucuglia (UNESP, Brazil).

RECENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

  • Li, Li (PhD in progress)
  • Lisa Floyd (PhD in progress)
  • Steve Floyd (PhD 2022)
  • Erin Clements (PhD 2020)
  • Rosa Cendros Araujo (PhD 2019)
  • Maryam Koozehkanani (MA 2019)

RECENT AWARDS

  • 2022 (co-Lead) Leading AI Education (Western University Strategic Priority Fund, $250,000) — led by Mike Katchabaw (Western Science)
  • 2022 (PI) Computer programming in mathematics education (SSHRC Insight Grant, $98,000)
  • 2021 (co-PI) Improving Children’s Mathematics Learning through Computational Participation (SSHRC Insight Grant, $225,000) — led by Immaculate Namukasa (Western Education)
  • 2017 (co-Director) There’s an App for That (ORF Research Excellence Grant, $1,175,000) — led by Janette Hughes (Ontario Tech Education)