Research in Mathematics Education

Committed to making a significant and lasting difference in the mathematical opportunities for students in the state of Texas and across the country.

RME newspaper articles, blogs, journals, research, outreach and developments in the field of mathematics education.

RME News

CW33

Featured in this segment on the Little Texans Big Futures initiative, RME Director Leanne Ketterlin Geller speaks to the importance of early, systematic guidelines to support student learning in the pre-kindergarten years.

George W. Bush Institute

The Bush Institute recently announced the selection of three schools to participate in the Middle School Matters Initiative. These three schools, of which two are in Texas, will receive intensive, on-site support in reading, mathematics and writing from the Nation's leading experts.

Education Next

Dean David Chard's latest article in EducationNext argues for investing in deeper teacher preparation and the importance of setting the bar high for future educators.

International Numeracy Conference

RME Director Dr. Ketterlin Geller presented at the International Numeracy Conference held in Berlin, Germany sharing her research on effective mathematics teachers and the importance of integrating mathematical, pedagogical, and learning sciences knowledge in classroom instructional strategies.

UTeach Conference

RME Researcher Dr. Candace Walkington presented throughout the summer, specifically on the personalization of mathematics, connecting student interest to instruction and problem solving, at the 1st annual Midwest Meeting on Mathematical Thinking (M3T) held in Minneapolis, as well as at the Reasoning Mind Symposium in Dallas. While at the UTeach National Conference in Austin, she presented with colleague Michael Marder on the connection between teacher behaviors and value-added model assessments: Exploring Excellence in Teaching Using the UTeach Observation Protocol.

Educational Assessment

RME Director Dr. Ketterlin Geller and colleagues were recently published in the latest issue of Educational Assessment with their article Construct Definition Using Cognitively Based Evidence: A Framework for Practice. An abstract of the article is available online.

International Journal of School and Educational Psychology

Simmons doctoral student and RME Research Assistant Lindsey Perry publishes Review of Formative Assessment Use and Training in Africa in the International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.

The Teacher Educator

Dr. Lindy Crawford and Dr. Leanne Ketterlin Geller investigate the decisions driving test accommodations at the middle school level in The Teacher Educator.

Education Week

Dr. Candace Walkington studies the emerging payoff of personalization for struggling math students. Read more.

Texas Math Teacher

RME Researchers and partners collaborate with state of Texas mathematics leadership to articulate not only what an RtI approach is, but how it can implement within a specific framework at the middle school level...Supporting Students' Algebra Readiness: A Response to Intervention Approach.

SMU Magazine

The Education Equation

Featured in SMU Magazine, Research in Mathematics Education profiled along with the Center on Communities and Education focuses on research, community partnerships, and leadership as formula for reform. Learn more... 

Dallas Morning News

Dean David Chard of the Simmons School writes about teacher preparation, and ultimately promotion to retain and advance strong teachers in this  Dallas Morning News Op-ed...

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