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Gina Picha

Elementary Instructional Coach

Gina N. Picha is an elementary instructional coach for a public school district in the Austin, Texas, area. She has served at various public schools in Illinois and Texas as a teacher and instructional coach. Gina facilitates professional development in all content areas, including mathematics, science, and STEM education. Gina is currently earning her Ed.D. at Concordia University Austin in the area of curriculum and instruction with a focus on math anxiety.

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  • Technology Integration

    Effective Technology Use in Math Class

    Ensuring that the technology we bring into math classes fosters active engagement is key.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Recognizing and Alleviating Math Anxiety

    Math anxiety affects almost half of elementary school students. Spot the symptoms and use these strategies to counteract it.