Math Ed Podcast
Conversations with math ed researchers.
Episode 1711: Beth Herbel-Eisenmann and Michelle Cirillo
October 10, 2017 12:58 AM PDT
Beth Herbel-Eisenmann from Michigan State University and Michelle Cirillo from the University of Delaware talk about their forthcoming set of professional development materials, Mathematics Discourse in Secondary Classrooms (MDISC), published by Math Solutions. Co-authors: Michael Steele, Samuel Otten, and Kate JohnsonEpisode 1710: Matthew Inglis
September 25, 2017 07:03 AM PDT
Matthew Inglis from Loughborough University (UK) discusses his book, Does mathematical study develop logical thinking? Testing the Theory of Formal Discipline, published by World Scientific (with co-author Nina Attridge).
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*Send in your audio submissions for the 100th episode special to ottensa AT missouri DOT edu by October 10th.
Audio Contributions for the 100th Episode
September 18, 2017 01:15 PM PDT
The 100th episode is just a few weeks away and you are invited to participate. Just think about an article or book in mathematics education that has been especially meaningful to your teaching practice, your research, your thinking, or your career as a mathematics educator. Then record an approximately 2-4 minute audio file where you include the following:
Then just send your audio file along with the citation information for your article/book to Samuel Otten at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 13th, 2017.Episode 1709: Aimee Ellington
September 11, 2017 08:36 AM PDT
Aimee Ellington from Virginia Commonwealth University discusses the article, "Effectively coaching middle school teachers: A case for teacher and student learning," published in the Journal of Mathematical Behavior, Volume 46. (Co-authors: Whitenack and Edwards)
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August 10, 2017 07:37 AM PDT
Les Steffe from the University of Georgia talks about his career in mathematics, including graduate school at the University of Wisconsin, the theory of radical constructivism, and research on students' understanding of number.
Guest host: Kevin Moore
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Contents of the forthcoming COMPENDIUM for RESEARCH in MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
June 23, 2017 12:13 PM PDT
In Episode 1703, Denise Spangler described her chapter in the Compendium for Research in Mathematics Education, a forthcoming book published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The editor of the volume, Jinfa Cai from the University of Delaware, has now shared with me the table of contents. So if you are interested in seeing the scope of the Compendium, please download this PDF:
Here is where you can order the volume from NCTM: http://www.nctm.org/Store/Products/Compendium-for-Research-in-Mathematics-Education/
The Compendium is approximately 1000 pages, divided into five sections. Those sections are as follows:
Thank you to Dr. Cai for allowing me to share this preview of what will be an important volume in our field.Episode 1707: Amanda Jansen & Dawn Berk
June 16, 2017 12:49 PM PDT
Mandy Jansen and Dawn Berk from the University of Delaware discuss their article, "Investigating alignment between elementary mathematics teacher education and graduates' teaching of mathematics for conceptual understanding," from Harvard Educational Review. Co-author: Erin Meikle.
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May 27, 2017 09:48 PM PDT
Susan Friel from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discusses her career in mathematics and statistics education, her work on Connected Mathematics, and her part in the NCTM (1991) Professional Standards for Teaching.
See the comments for references mentioned during the interview.Episode 1705: Paul Cobb on Improving Teaching at Scale
May 08, 2017 12:40 PM PDT
Paul Cobb from Vanderbilt University received the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award from the AERA Special Interest Group on Research in Mathematics Education. This special episode features the remarks he made at the SIG-RME business meeting in San Antonio, TX, on April 28, 2017. Thanks go to Janine Remillard for capturing the audio of this presentation.
Dr. Cobb received his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia.Episode 1704: Elizabeth Fennema
April 30, 2017 06:59 AM PDT
Eliz Fennema, emeritus professor from the University of Wisconsin, discusses her career in mathematics education, her research on gender-differences in mathematics, and her role on the Cognitively Guided Instruction project.
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