Her research and teaching focus on various aspects of technology integration in teaching and learning, with an emphasis in mathematics and broader STEM education. Her work includes utilizing 3-D simulations and virtual environments/virtual reality, and exploring the intersections of creativity and technology. Recently Davis was co-principal investigator of the Knowledge for Algebra Teaching for Equity (KATE) Project. Her scholarship includes a focus on practices to improve engagement of women and students of color in STEM disciplines. Dr. Davis is Past President of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE); she continues to champion issues related to digital equity, nationally and internationally.

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Academic Articles10
  • Henriksen, D., Henderson, M., Creely, E., Carvalho, A. A., Cernochova, M., Dash, D., Davis, T., & Mishra, P. (2021). Creativity and risk-taking in teaching and learning settings: Insights from six international narratives. International Journal of Educational Research Open. 2-2, 100024-100024.
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  • Ortiz, N. A., & Davis, T. J. (2020). Gladys's Lesson Plan: A Culturally Relevant Exemplar. Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12. 113(8), 651-657.
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  • Wang, K. e., Kuo, L., Li, Y., & Davis, T. J. (2017). Review of IES funded projects on mathematics education in the U.S.. Journal of Mathematics Education. 26(5), 82-88.
  • Ma, T., Brown, I. A., Kulm, G., Davis, T. J., Lewis, C. W., & Allen, G. D (2016). Constructing and Role-Playing Student Avatars in a Simulation of Teaching Algebra for Diverse Learners. Urban Education. 51(5), 534-555.
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  • Kulm, G., Merchant, Z., Ma, T., Oner, A. T., Davis, T. J., & Lewis, C. W. (2016). Algebra problem solving equity challenges: Building middle school preservice teachersâ diversity awareness. Teacher Education and Practice. 29(4), 642-659.
  • Raven, S., Davis, T. J., & Craig, C. J (2020). The Mentor–Mentee Faculty Relationship: Cases of Reciprocal Learning and Leading. Craig, C. J., Turchi, L., & McDonald, D. M. (Eds.), Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Institutional Collaboration in Teacher Education: Cases of Learning and Leading. 83-95. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Hao, H., Kulm, G., & Davis, T. (2020). Self-reflection on engagement in virtual classrooms as the dual role: An Asian woman graduate student and middle-grade girl avatar in STEM. Abdelrahman, N., Irby, B., Ballenger, J., & Polnick, B. (Eds.), Girls and Women of Color In STEM: Their Journeys in Higher Education. 121-140. IAP.
  • Davis, T. J., Phillips, G., & Kulm, G. (2018). Creativity and the Design of Music-Mathematics Activities in a Virtual Simulation Learning Environment. Freiman, V., & Tassell, J. L. (Eds.), Creativity and Technology in Mathematics Education. 181-202. Springer International Publishing.
  • Davis, T. J., South, J. B., & Stevens, K. D. (2018). Information and Communication Technology and Educational Policies in the United States of America and Canada. Voogt, J., Knezek, G., Christensen, R., & Lai, K. (Eds.), Second Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education. 1279-1300. Springer International Publishing.
  • Davis, T. J., & Ortiz, N. A. (2017). Technology and African American Girls: We Can Be Techies, Too. Larke, P. J., Webb-Hasan, G., & Young, J. L. (Eds.), Cultivating Achievement, Respect, and Empowerment (CARE) for African American Girls in Pre-K-12 Settings Implications for Access, Equity and Achievement. 133-152. Information Age Publishing.
Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Earhart, A., Ives, M., Burkart, P., Ezell, M., Harner, J., Ramasubramanian, S., ... Vedlitz, A. (2009). Texas Center for Digital Humanities and New Media.
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Texas A&M University; Teaching, Learning And Culture (TLAC); 4232 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4232