Benjamin Dotger


Professional Title: 
Associate Professor, Teaching and Leadership
About Me (Bio): 
Dr. Benjamin Dotger is an Associate Professor of Teaching & Leadership in the School of Education at Syracuse University. His research centers on designing and testing clinical simulations for novice teacher and school leader development.
Syracuse University (SU)

The Science and Mathematics Simulated Interaction Model (SIM) project will design and clinically test simulations for teachers. The hypothesis is that simulations will identify strengths and misconceptions in teachers' understanding of content and pedagogy, increase instructional capacity, and advance student achievement. The SIM will be for pre-service and induction-stage teachers. The simulations will focus on common problems of practice, challenges, dilemmas, issues that mathematics and science teachers encounter at the secondary level.