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Levels of Participatory Conceptions of Fractional Quantity Along a Purposefully Sequenced Series of Equal Sharing Tasks: Stu's Trajectory
Current intervention research in special…

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Iteration: Unit Fraction Knowledge and the French Fry Tasks
Tzur, R. & Hunt, J. (2015). Iteration: Unit fraction knowledge and the French fry tasks. Teaching Children Mathematics, 22(3),…

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Exploratory Study of Informal Strategies for Equal Sharing Problems of Students With Learning Disabilities
Little to no information exists explaining the nature of conceptual gaps in…

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How to better understand the diverse mathematical thinking of learners
In this article Jessica Hunt explores the use of clinical interviews to gain a deep understanding of students' knowledge…

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Connecting Research to Teaching: Focusing on Mathematical Arguments
Research leads to a framework modifying Toulmin's model of argumentation to help teachers interpret classroom discussion and…

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Pawnshops to Teach Percent and Percent to Teach Pawnshops
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Simulating teaching: New possibilities for assessing teaching practice
This paper argues that successful practice-based teacher education requires innovations in assessment that can better…

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Critical Pedagogy of Place in Mathematics: Texts, Tools and Talk
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How Kids are Learning Math, Maps and Spatial Justice
Rubel, L. & Hall-Wieckert, M. (2015, July 30). How kids are learning math, maps and spatial justice. Retrieved from www.mediashift.com…

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City Digits: Developing Socially-Grounded Data Literacy Using Digital Tools
Williams, S., Deahl, E., Rubel, L., & Lim, V. (2014). City Digits: Developing Socially-Grounded Data Literacy…

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Mathematics Curriculum, Teacher Professionalism, and Supporting Policies in Korea and the United States: Summary of a Workshop
On July 15-17, 2012 the United States National Commission on…

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Journey to Centers in the Core
Groth, R.E., Kent, K., & Hitch, E. (2016). Journey to centers in the core. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School,21(5), 295-302…

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Re-imagining mathematics teacher education through undergraduate research
Groth, R.E., Bergner, J.A., Burgess, C.R., Austin, J.W., & Holdai, V. (2016). Re-imagining mathematics teacher…

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Invaluable values: an expectancy-value theory analysis of youths’ academic motivations and intentions
Ball, C., Huang, K., Cotten, S. R., Rikard, R. V., & Coleman, L. O. (2016). Invaluable…

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STEM-focused high schools as a strategy for enhancing readiness for postsecondary STEM programs
Means, B., Wang, H., Young, V., Peters, V. & Lynch, S. J. (2016). STEM-focused high schools…

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Threatened by Stereotype: An investigation of the effect of stereotype threat on female and minority students’ STEM learning in the context of a computer intervention
Huang, K., Cotten, S. R…

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Broadening Participation — Making STEM Learning Relevant and Rigorous for All Students
This CADRE brief explores factors that contribute to opportunity gaps in STEM education based on race,…

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Partnership Building as a Broadening-Participation Strategy: Helping Researchers and Developers Bridge the Gaps in STEM Education
This brief examines the continued underrepresentation of…

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Next Generation STEM Learning for All-envisioning advances based on NSF supported research
On November 9, 2015, an NSF-supported STEM Forum was held, organized by STELAR (the ITEST resource…

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Creating a Hybrid Immersive Mathematics Experience
The authors report on an immersive mathematics professional development program facilitated by online technology that provides participants…

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Types of and Purposes for Elementary Mathematical Writing: Task Force Recommendations
This white paper clarifies different purposes elementary students might write in math class and presents…

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Why Should Students Write in Math Class?
When teachers understand the key purposes for having students do mathematical writing, they can use that writing to deepen understanding.
Casa, T. M.,…

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Evolution of Unit Fraction Conceptions in Two Fifth-Graders with a Learning Disability: An Exploratory Study
The literature seems limited in what is known about conceptual processes that…

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Facilitating Teacher Learning When Using Different Representations of Practice
Providing opportunities for learning through professional development requires the examination of facilitation…

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Students’ conceptions of reflection: Opportunities for making connections with perpendicular bisector
Given the current emphasis on the use of transformations for the teaching and learning of…

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Thematic Analysis of Students’ Talk While Solving a Real-world Problem in Geometry
From a social semiotic perspective, students’ use of language is fundamental to mathematical meaning making.…

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Zero Pairs: Learning about Additive Inverses
Throughout elementary school, students learn about positive numbers and how they fit on a number line. The transition to using negative numbers,…

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Subtraction Involving Negative Numbers: Connecting to Whole Number Reasoning
In this article, we explore how students attempt to bridge from their whole number reasoning to integer reasoning…

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Learning to Notice Important Student Mathematical Thinking in Complex Classroom Interactions
Noticing students' mathematical thinking is a key element of effective instruction, but novice…

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Elementary content specialization: Models, affordances, and constraints
This study investigates the models of elementary content specialization (ECS) in elementary mathematics and science and…

STEM starts early: Grounding science, technology, engineering, and math education in early childhood

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STEM starts early: Grounding science, technology, engineering, and math education in early childhood
Researchers and educators agree: Children demonstrate a clear readiness to engage in…

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Elementary Mathematics Specialists in “Departmentalized” Teaching Assignments: Affordances and Constraints
In this article, we describe the experiences of three Elementary Mathematics…

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Supporting improvements in the quality of mathematics teaching on a large scale
Research on the teaching and learning of mathematics has made significant progress in recent years. However,…

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Can All Students Succeed at Science and Tech High Schools?
No longer only for the elite, a new generation of science high schools could help low-income and minority students get better jobs.…

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Learning with Sprout Pro: Reimagine what you can make
Sprout Pro was developed as a new kind of all-in-one computer that enables students to make, design, and customize the world around them.…

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Responding to children’s mathematical thinking in the moment: An emerging framework of teaching moves
This case study contributes to efforts to characterize teaching that is responsive to…

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STEM-focused high schools as a strategy for enhancing readiness for postsecondary STEM programs
The logic underlying inclusive STEM high schools (ISHSs) posits that requiring all students to…

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Targeting Instruction with Formative Assessment Probes
This paper describes a strategic process for using formative assessment probes to gather and interpret evidence of student mathematics…

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Effects of Teacher Knowledge and Quality of Instruction on Linguistically Diverse Learners
The main goal of this project is to empirically estimate whether and which classroom factors…

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Moving Beyond One-Size-All PD: A Model for Differentiating Professional Learning for Teachers
This paper describes a model for differentiating professional development to address teachers’…

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The math and science engagement scale: Development, validation, and psychometric properties
There is an urgent need to develop appropriate instruments to measure student engagement in math and…

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Using qualitative methods to develop a survey measure of math and science engagement
Student engagement in math and science is vital to students' academic achievement and long-term…

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Gender Gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Current Knowledge, Implications for Practice, Policy, and Future Directions
Although the gender gap in math course-…

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Motivational pathways to STEM career choices: Using expectancy-value perspective to understand individual and gender differences in STEM fields
The United States has made a significant effort…

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Staying Engaged: Knowledge and Research Needs in Student Engagement
In this article, we review knowledge about student engagement and look ahead to the future of study in this area. We begin…

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Who Chooses STEM Careers? Using a Relative Cognitive Strength and Interest Model to Predict Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Career aspirations in science,…

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Benefits of Analyzing Contrasting Integer Problems: The Case of Four Second Graders
In this study, we explore four, second graders’ performances on integer addition problems before and after…

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More and Less: Language Supports for Learning Negative Numbers
The language that students use with whole numbers can be insufficient when learning integers. This is often the case when…

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Designing Large-scale Multisite and Cluster-randomized Studies of Professional Development
We develop a theoretical and empirical basis for the design of teacher professional development…

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Informing Estimates of Program Effects for Studies of Mathematics Professional Development Using Teacher Content Knowledge Outcomes
Mathematics professional development is widely offered,…