Amy Brodesky is a mathematics instructional design expert and professional development specialist. She has extensive experience in middle-grades mathematics education, online and blended learning, strategies to improve outcomes for students with learning disabilities, and effective methods to help teachers assess and address students’ strengths and needs.
Brodesky focuses on improving mathematics instruction for struggling learners by creating professional development for mathematics teachers and special educators. She is the lead developer of an innovative model to tailor professional learning to address teachers’ wide range of knowledge, needs, and interests. She co-authored the article “Targeting Instruction with Formative Assessment Probes.”
Currently, Brodesky leads the first national study to provide insights into teachers’ and schools’ challenges related to mathematics intervention (MI). Drawing on the findings, she is creating a blended PD course to help MI teachers provide effective instruction for struggling learners. Previously, she was the study leader and co-author of the Institute of Education Sciences report Math Education Practices for Students with Disabilities and Other Struggling Learners.
Brodesky has an EdM from Harvard Graduate School of Education.