Sarah Scheuerer

Office: Marsstraße 20-22
Room 263, 2nd floor
Phone: +49 - (0)89 - 289 - 23718

Education and Experience

  • since 2018/10: Research Assistant, Technical University of Munich, TUM School of Education, Heinz-Nixdorf-Chair of Mathematics Education
  • 2015-2018: M.Sc. Mathematics, Technical University of Munich
  • 2012-2015: B.Sc. Mathematics, Technical University of Munich



  • COSIMA: Fostering diagnostic competences in a simulated learning environment
  • MeMoMa: Mental models of machines

Research interests

  • Education in stochastics and statistics


Reinhold, F., Hofer, S., Berkowitz, M., Strohmaier, A., Scheuerer, S., Loch, F., Vogel-Heuser, B. & Reiss, K. (2020). The Role of Spatial, Verbal, Numerical, and General Reasoning Abilities in Complex Word Problem Solving for Young Female and Male Adults. Mathematics Education Research Journal.

Wildgans-Lang, A., Scheuerer, S., Obersteiner, A., Fischer, F., & Reiss, K. (2020). Analyzing prospective mathematics teachers’ diagnostic processes in a simulated environment. ZDM Mathematics education.

Scheuerer, S., Reinhold, F., Hofer, S. & Reiss, K. (2019).  Studieneingangsvoraussetzungen von Studierenden des Gymnasiallehramts Mathematik – Erste Ergebnisse eines Projekts zur Verbesserung der universitären Ausbildung. In A. Frank, S. Krauss & K. Binder (Eds.), Beiträge zum Mathematikunterricht 2019 (pp. 689–692). Münster: WTM-Verlag.

Vogel-Heuser, B., Loch, F., Hofer, S., Neumann, E.-M., Reinhold, F., Scheuerer, S. & Reiss, K. (2019). Analyzing Students’ Mental Models of Technical Systems. In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Industrial Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN).

Scheuerer, S., Reinhold, F. & Reiss, K. (accepted). Selbstkonzepte zum Unterrichten von Statistik und Bruchrechnung bei Mathematiklehrkräften. In Beiträge zum Mathematikunterricht 2020. Münster: WTM-Verlag.

Wildgans-Lang, A., Scheuerer, S., Obersteiner, A., Fischer, F. & Reiss, K. (accepted). Learning to diagnose primary students’ mathematical competence levels and misconceptions in document-based simulations. In F. Fischer & A. Opitz (Ed.), Learning to Diagnose with Simulations: Examples from Teacher Education and Medical Education. Cham: Springer.

Attended conferences and seminars


  • 3rd International Forum STEAM+H, Medellín, Colombia
  • Annual conference of the Society of Didactics of Mathematics (GDM), Regensburg, Germany


  • Non vitae sed scholae – controversial issues in school education, Niederalteich, Germany


Summer term 2020

  • Basics of mathematics education (seminar)
  • School internship in mathematics education (seminar)

You can find a complete list of teaching activities here.

Current supervision offers for theses

  • currently no offers

You can find a detailed description of the proposed topics and further topics here.

You can find a complete list of advised an ongoing theses here.