Lecturer/Supervisor of Elementary Education
Susan Scharton received a B.A. in Sociology and her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from UCSD in 1980; she received her M.A. degree in Curriculum Design at UCSD in 2001 and completed her EdD in Teaching in Learning in 2007. Susan was a classroom teacher for 20 years and taught grades 1-6. She has been a mentor teacher and a language resource teacher; in addition, she is a math consultant for Marilyn Burns Education Associates. Susan has participated in the Writing, Literature, and Mathematics Subject Matter Projects.
Susan enjoys writing about teaching in general and mathematics teaching and learning in particular. Her book, Teaching Number Sense, was published in the fall 2005. Susan teaches for the PAL program; she teaches language arts methods to the elementary credential candidates and supevises elementary credential candidates. In her free time, Susan enjoys writing, knitting, cooking, and hanging out with her husband and dogs.