Andrea Brothman is an expert in instructional design and technology-enhanced learning. She brings experience in constructivist pedagogy, project-based learning, and makerspace learning and fosters professional development (PD) through action-research and curriculum development. A highly skilled qualitative researcher adept in focus group and interview methodologies, she advances knowledge of the impacts of technology on learning.
Brothman works on Math for All, a PD program that supports K–5 teachers in implementing standards-based math education for all learners, including those with disabilities. For IDEAS 2, she is developing curriculum for maker programming that supports young people on the autism spectrum in gaining the skills and interest to pursue careers in design and engineering.
Brothman was the lead media producer of Math for All’s video case studies. Previously, she served as a director of instructional technology, a K–12 instructional technology coach, and an instructional technologist and faculty at Bank Street College of Education.
Brothman received her MA in Educational Communication and Technology from New York University and her BEd in Elementary Education from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.