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  • Seanyelle Yagi

    Assistant Specialist

    Department(s)

    • Curriculum Research & Development Group

    Degree(s)

    • 2015 PhD Education: Curriculum & Instruction UHM
    • 1997 MEd Elementary Education UHM

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Mathematics education
    • Teacher Professional Development

    Brief Biography

    Seanyelle Yagi has spent 22 years holding various teaching and educational positions in the Hawaii Department of Education, including State Resource Teacher for Formative Instruction, mathematics coach at the elementary level and mathematics teacher at the middle school level. In 2015, she attained her PhD in education, and is interested in research, curriculum and professional development activities which are relevant for in-service educators.

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    956-9956

    Office

    Wist Annex 1 102

    Email

    slyagi@hawaii.edu

    Homepage

    No home page provided.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Journal Articles

    • Yagi, S. L., & Venenciano, L. C. (2017). Teachers Developing their Professional Identities. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 22.
    • Yagi, S. L., & Olson, M. (2007). Math by the Month: Supermarket Math. Teaching Children Mathematics, 13:7, 376–377.
    • Conference Proceedings

    • Yagi, S. L., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2017). Designing Professional Development Modules for Teacher Learning and Practice. In 44th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2016). An Exploration of First Grade Studentsʻ Engagement in Mathematical Processes During Whole Group Discussions. In 38th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.
    • Presentations

    • Venenciano, L. C., Zenigami, F. K., & Yagi, S. L. (2017, April). Problems worth talking about, posing purposeful questions for class discourse. Presented at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
    • Venenciano, L. C., Yagi, S. L., & Zenigami, F. K. (2017, April). Coaching novice teachers by promoting mathematics curriculum as a thinking tool. Presented at National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics annual conference, San Antonio, TX.
    • Zenigami, F. K., Yagi, S. L., & Venenciano, L. C. (2017, April). Supporting algebra learners through modeling investigations of the (extra)ordinary. Presented at 2017 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2017). Examining the Mathematical Discourse of a First Grade Learning Community. Presented at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, San Antonio, TX.
    • Yagi, S. L., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2017). Developing an Understanding of the Number Line through Measurement Concepts. Presented at Gallery workshop at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.
    • Yagi, S. L., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2017). Developing an Understanding of the Number Line through Measurement Concepts. Presented at Annual Conference of the Hawaii Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Honolulu, Hawai'i.
    • Yagi, S. L., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2017). Designing Professional Development Modules for Teacher Learning and Practice. Presented at 44th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Fort Worth, TX.
    • Venenciano, L. C., Zenigami, F. K., & Yagi, S. L. (2016, November). Transitioning from elementary to middle school, cultivating problem solvers. Presented at 2016 Math Summit, Honolulu, HI.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2016, July). An Exploration of First Grade Studentsʻ Engagement in Mathematical Processes During Whole Group Discussions. Presented at 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2016, February). Examining the Mathematical Discourse of a First Grade Learning Community. Presented at 43rd Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Orlando, FL.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2016, January). First Grade Students’ Engagement in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice within a Mathematics Discourse Learning Community. Presented at 38th Annual Hawaiʻi Education Research Association Conference, Honolulu, HI.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2016, January). Interactions Driven by Multiple Goals in a Mathematics Classroom. Presented at 14th Annual Hawaiʻi International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
    • Venenciano, L. C., Manes, M., & Yagi, S. L. (2016, January). Problem solving to develop teachers’ mathematical practice and raise awareness for teaching practice. Presented at The annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Irvine, CA.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2015, December). Have a Mathematical Conversation with your Child. Presented at parent workshop, Puuhale Elementary School.
    • Yagi, S. L. (2014, January). Supporting English Language Learners in a Mathematics Classroom. Presented at Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, part of the Link Educators Across the Pacific (LEAP) Presenter’s Panel, Honolulu, HI.