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Name: Estella De los Santos
Position/Title: Associate Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: delossantose@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ed.D. University of Houston,  ,  1994 
  • M.Ed. University of Houston Victoria,  ,  1983 
  • B.S. University of Houston Victoria,  Education,  1977 
  • A.A. Victoria College,  ,  1976 

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor, University of Houston Victoria (2000 - Now)
  • Director of the Undergraduate Program, University of Houston Victoria (1999 - 2000)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Houston Victoria (1994 - 2000)
  • Director of Field Experience, University of Houston Victoria (1994 - 1998)
  • Supervisor for UHV Student Teachers, University of Houston Victoria (1991 - 2002)
  • Visiting Instructor, University of Houston Victoria (1991 - 1994)
  • Computer Camp Instructor, University of Houston-Victoria (1989)
  • Computer and Mathematics Teacher, Victoria I.S.D. High School (1983 - 1991)
  • Mathematics Teacher, Victoria I.S.D. Middle School (1982 - 1983)
  • Teacher, Victoria I.S.D. Elementary School (1977 - 1982)

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors

    Articles

  • De los Santos, E. (2011). Using Microsoft Paint to Illustrate a Conceptual Understanding of Fraction Addition and Subtraction. Learning and Teaching Mathematics.
  • Patton, B. & De Los Santos, E. (2011). Analyzing Algebraic Thinking Using 'Guess My Number' Problems. International Journal of Instruction.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (2008). Guess my number problems and algebraic thinking. Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation, and Development, 5(4), 11-22.
  • De los Santos, E. , Patton, B. & Rigamonti, D. (2007, December). Fractions in a feliz Navidad fiesta. The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, 8-10.
  • De los Santos, E. (2007). Using Microsoft Paint to model fraction multiplication and division. The Illinois Mathematics Teacher, 58(1), 9-12.
  • Proceedings

  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (2006). The Use of Problem Solving Strategies by Seventh Grade Students. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • De los Santos, E. (2005). Using 'Guess My Number' Problems to Assess the Use of Multiple Representations in Algebra. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (2003). Strategies Used by a Beginning Middle-School Mathematics Teacher Seeking Certification. International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.
  • Nichols, S. & De Los Santos, E. (2001). Awareness of Metacognitive Strategies in Secondary Students with Reading Difficulties. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • Brandau, A. & De Los Santos, E. (2001). The Effect of the Reading Recovery Program on Reading Improvement. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • Fanshier, C. & De Los Santos, E. (2001). The Effect of Increasing Phonemic Awareness among First Graders on Reading Improvement. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (2000). Geometric Skills: From Hands-On Manipulatives to the (LOGO) Turtle's Path. Eleventh International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) by the Association for the Advancement of Com.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (2000). Mathematics Anxiety Levels of Pre-Service Teachers. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (1999). Spreadsheets Can Put Meaning into Abstract Patterns for the Young Learner. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Central Regional Conference.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (1999). Spreadsheets: A Vehicle to Explore Cognition. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • Patton, B. & De Los Santos, E. (1998). Going in Circles: A Different Approach to Percent. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Central Regional Conference.
  • De los Santos, E. & Patton, B. (1998). Spreadsheets Help Students Visualize and Put Meaning into Sequence Patterns and Graphs. Southwest Educational Research Association.
  • De los Santos, E. (1993). The Effects of Computer Programming Feedback on Programming and Problem-Solving Ability. Southwest Educational Research Association.