2015-2016 Conference Papers and Presentations

 

Bailie, C.,Bonds, S., Gurrula, L., Junk, D., Wiseman, A. (2015) Building Strong Pathways Through Research-Informed PD. Presented at the annual meeting of National Career Pathways Network, Dallas, Texas.

 

Copur-Genturk, Y. & Junk, D.  (2016, April). The Role of different learning opportunities in   teachers’ knowledge growth. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, San Francisco, CA.

 

Enderle, P., Strimaitis, A., Grooms, J., Sampson, V., Southerland, S. (2015, April). Comparing Laboratory Instruction for Differently Tracked Groups of Students. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association, Nashville, TN.

 

Empson, S. & Jacobs, V. (2016, March).  The Untapped Power of Unit-Fraction Quantities for Building Children’s Understandings.  Presentation at the Teachers Development Group 2016 Leadership Seminar on Mathematics Professional Development, Portland, OR.

 

Fletcher, C., Monroe, W., Warner, J., Anthony, K. (2016, October). Comparing the Efficacy of Face to Face, MOOC and Hybrid Computer Science Teacher Professional Development. Learning With MOOCs Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Fletcher, C., Astrachan, O., Brown, Q., Chapman, G., Kariuki, D. (2016, May). Computer Science for All. Panel at the UTeach Conference, Austin, TX.

 

Fletcher, C., Garcia, K. (2016, February). Resources for Computer Science Teachers. PowerPoint presented at the Texas Computer Education Association Conference, Austin, TX.

 

Fletcher, C. (2015, October). Computer Science in Texas. PowerPoint presented at the Statewide TACSE meeting, Houston, TX.

 

Fletcher, C., Speed, H. (2015, October). The K-12 Computer Science Imperative. PowerPoint presented at the Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of School Convention, Austin, TX.

 

Fletcher, C., Speed, H., Eaglin, P. (2016, February). Building a Computer Science Pipeline in Your District. PowerPoint presented at the Texas STEM Coalition Conference, Austin, TX.

 

Fletcher, C., Speed, H., Eaglin, P. (2015, January). Priming the Computer Science Pump. PowerPoint presented at the Texas STEM Coalition Conference, Austin, TX.

 

Fletcher, C. (2014). Building the Texas Computer Science Pipeline – Strategic Recommendations for Success [White Paper]. Center for STEM Education, The University of Texas at Austin.

 

Hunt, J.H., Welch-Ptak, J., & Silva, J. (2016, April). Initial understanding of fractions: Children with learning disabilities and difficulties. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference (NCTM-R), San Francisco, CA.

 

Hunt, J.H., Westenskow, A., Silva, J. & Welch-Ptak, J (2015, November). Stu’s initial and evolving conceptions of unit fractions. Paper presented at the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education North America (PME-NA), East Lansing, MI.

 

Hunt, J.H. (2016, April). Informal understandings of fractions evidenced by students with mathematics difficulties. Paper presented at the Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity, Honolulu, HI.

 

Hunt, J.H., Silva, J., & Welch-Ptak, J. (2016, April). Initial understanding of fractions:  Children with learning disabilities and difficulties. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Francisco, CA

 

Hutner, T. L., Salinas, C., & Petrosino, A. J. (2016, April). Do preservice science teachers develop goals reflective of teacher education? An exploratory study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Washington, D.C.

 

Hutner, T.L. & Markman, A. B. (2016, April). Are teachers’ goals distinct from their knowledge and beliefs? Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Hobbs, M (2015, April). Teacher Researcher Day Session: Physical Science Understanding in the Young Learner. Poster presented at the National Science Teachers Association, Nashville, TN.

 

Jessup, N., Hewitt, A., Jacobs, V. R., & Empson, S. B. (2015, November).  Understanding teachers’ perspectives on children’s strategies for equal sharing problems.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, East Lansing, MI.

 

Krause, G., Empson, S. B., Pynes, K., & Jacobs, V. R. (in press). Teachers’ knowledge of students’ equal sharing strategies. Paper to appear in Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona.

 

Morton, K., & Riegle-Crumb, C. (2015, April). Equal Opportunity Schooling? Examining Inequality in Eighth-Grade Algebra. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

 

Osman, D. J., Warner, J. R., Gaines, R. E., Maddocks, D. L. S., Schallert, D. L., Freeman, J. L. & Kroll, S. (2016, April). The emotional underbelly of professional development: Quantitative and qualitative perspectives on teachers’ experiences during professional development. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

 

Plowman, D. (2016, July). Teachers’ noticing of and responses to struggling students. Paper presented at the International Congress for Mathematics Education (ICME-13). Hamburg, Germany.

 

Plowman, D. & Copur-Genturk, Y. (2016, April). It’s complicated: An examination of high and   low performing projects’ professional development features. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington D.C.

 

Sampson, V., Murphy, A., Enderle, P. (2015, April). Making Science Instruction More Equitable with Argument-Driven Inquiry. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association, Nashville, TN.

 

Sampson, V. (2015, April). The Importance of Examining the Cognitive, Epistemic, and Social Aspects of Scientific Argumentation.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

 

Speed, H., Fletcher, C. (2016, February). Computer Science Imperative. PowerPoint presented at the Texas Computer Education Association Conference, Austin, TX.

 

Speed, H., Fletcher, C. (2016, January). Building a Computer Science Pathway For Endorsements. PowerPoint presented at the Texas STEM Coalition Conference, San Antonio, TX.

 

Tzur, R., Hunt, J.H., and Westenskow, A. (2015, November). Nature and utility of teacher questioning:  A case study of constructivist oriented math intervention. Paper presented at the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education North America (PME-NA), East Lansing, MI.

 

Warner, J. R., Junk, D. P., Osman, D., & Schallert, D. L. (2015, November). What fidelity means from a socio-psychological perspective: Situating knowledge construction in math teacher professional development. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Lansing, MI.

 

Warner, J., Plowman, D., Schallert, D., Osman, D. (2016, April). Creative Construction or Spotty   Uptake?: Propagating a Professional Development from Trainer to Facilitator to Teacher. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington D.C.