Research in Mathematics Education

Research in Mathematics Education

Research in Mathematics Education

Original Research
Connecting Researchers and Practitioners

Our Goals

Research in Mathematics Education (RME) is a research and outreach unit in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development that conducts and disseminates high-quality, evidence-based research to improve students' mathematics performance in Texas. Formed in 2011 under the direction of Dr. Leanne Ketterlin Geller, RME is focused on developing instructional systems for teachers. These systems include instructional practices and assessments that lead to sound decision-making by teachers as well as administrative leadership at the district, campus and state levels.

Our Objectives

RME disseminates original research through professional development opportunities, an annual Research-to-Practice Conference held in North Texas, direct distribution of research reports, practical guides, and scholarly publications and presentations in local, national, and global venues.

Our Partnerships

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) is dedicated to generating, disseminating, and supporting the implementation of empirically validated practices to influence educators, researchers, policymakers, families, and other stakeholders who strive to improve academic, behavioral, and social outcomes for all learners. Dr. Diane Bryant, director of MCPER's Mathematics Institute for Learning Disabilities and Difficulties serves as an RME researcher.

Our Supporters

The Meadows Foundation serving the people of Texas

The Meadows Foundation is a private philanthropic institution established in 1948 by Algur H. and Virginia Meadows to benefit the people of Texas. The Foundation's mission is to assist the people and institutions of Texas improve the quality and circumstances of life for themselves and future generations.
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2014 Conference Complete

 Margaret Spellings, President, George W. Bush Foundation. 2014 RME Conference Keynote Speaker

Thank you to the speakers, panelists, and moderators who made RME's 2014 Research-to-Practice Conference possible. A very special thanks to the participants - the educators who spent the day listening, challenging, building relationships, and sparking new conversations relevant to mathematics education in Texas today. Speaker slides and handouts are now available


In The News

2014 Conference

Our third annual conference was Friday, Februrary 28th, and breakout summaries are now available. Stay up to date by subscribing to the RME quarterly newsletter.

Dean Chard Elected Chair  

Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Educatation & Human Development Dean David Chard has been elected chairman of the National Board of Education Sciences

Dr. Anne Garrison

Dr. Anne Garrision Wilhelm

SMU faculty and RME researcher Dr. Anne Garrison Wilhelm's article published to the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. 

Dr. Candace WalkingtonPersonalization in Algebra hits NPR Blog

RME researcher Dr. Candace Walkington's work was covered by the NPR blog Mindshift. Discussing interest-based personalization in Algebra, Walkington recounts the success of her recent study and her hopes for expansion. Read the full article here. 

Simmons Doctoral Candidate Book Review

Lindsey Perry, a Simmons School of Education doctoral candidate and frequent RME contributor recently published a book review. Read the full text of the review here. 

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