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.

Presentations

2017 Conference Presentations

Perry, L., Hatfield, C., Zhao, M. (July 2017). Screeners, diagnostics, and progress monitoring, oh my! (Grades 3-5). Presentation at the Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Fort Worth, TX.  

Perry, L., & Hatfield, C. (July, 2017). Algebraic reasoning in K-5? Yes, we can! Presentation at the Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Fort Worth, TX. 

 Perry, L. (2017). Students' (mis)conceptions of the equal sign: Evidence from Jordan. Paper session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, Atlanta, GA. 

Perry, L. (2017). EGMA spatial reasoning and relational reasoning subtasks: Content evidence. Paper session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research council on Mathematics learning. Fort Worth, TX.  

 Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Shivraj, P., Hatfield, C., Geller, J., Simon, E. (March, 2017). Encouraging parent-child interactions in mathematics at home: Research on materials development. Poster presentation at the Comparative and International Education Society, Atlanta, GA. 

2016 Conference Presentations

Hatfield, C. (July, 2016). The anatomy of high-quality multiple choice assessment items. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX. Handout - Item Template, Handout - Matching

Shivraj, P., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (July, 2016). Interpreting reports from formative assessments: Roadblocks, solutions, and implications for test design. Paper to be presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, Canada. 

Basaraba, D., Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Woods, D., & Simon, E. (April, 2016). Exploring Kindergarten mathematics instruction: A survey of teachers' instructional practices and resources. Paper to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Shivraj, P., & Basaraba, D. (April 2016) Evaluating the technical rigor of Algebra-readiness screeners. Paper to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Perry, L., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (April, 2016). Challenges and successes in early grades mathematics education in low-income contexts. Paper to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Walkington, C. & Bernacki, (April, 2016). Exploring the "Algebra Stories" students tell: Evaluating personalized problem-posing. Paper to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Walkington, C. & Nathan, M. (April, 2016) Embodied learning on any device: Geometric proof in a motion-capture video game. Paper to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Wilhelm, A.G., Munter, C., & Jackson, K. (April, 2016). Examining the relations between middle school teachers' explanations of sources of students' difficulty in mathematics and students' opportunities to learn. Paper to be Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA. 

Wilhelm, A. G., Woods, D. (April, 2016). Understanding changes in novice teachers' social networks. Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA. 

Basaraba, D., Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Woods, D.,  & Simon, E. (March, 2016). Exploring evidence-based methods to support English Learners' mathematical understanding. Paper to be presented at the 45th Annual Conference for the National Association for Bilingual Education, Chicago, IL. 

Howell, E. & Walkington, C. (February, 2016). The role of support structures in the success of developmental math programs. Presentation at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Orlando, FL. 

Shivraj, P., Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., & Schielack, J. (February, 2016). Interpreting reports from formative assessments: Roadblocks, solutions, and implications for test design. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego, CA. 

2015 Conference Presentations

Hill, S., Hatfield, C., & Bilderback, J., (June, 2015). Interpreting ESTAR Diagnostic Assessment Reports. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas. 

Hill, S., Hatfield, C., & Bilderback, J., (June, 2015). Interpreting MSTAR Diagnostic Assessment Reports. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas.

Hatfield, C., & Basaraba, D., (June, 2015). Anatomy of High-Quality Multiple Choice Assessment Items. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas. Handout & Matching Activity

Hatfield, C., Hill, S., & Bilderback, J., (June, 2015). ESTAR/MSTAR Supporting Response to Intervention (RtI) in Texas. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas.

Hill, S., & Bilderback, J., (June, 2015). RtI Guidance at Your Fingertips. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas.

Hayata, C., Ratliff, B., & Bilderback, J., (June, 2015). Interpreting ESTAR Universal Screener Reports. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas.

Ratliff, B., Hayata, C., & Bilderback, J., (June, 2015). Interpreting MSTAR Universal Screener Reports. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Houston, Texas.

Basaraba, D., Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., & Shivraj, P. (April, 2015). Exploring the relation between mathematical content, cognitive complexity, and item difficulty. Paper presented at the 2015 National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Shivraj, P., & Basaraba, D. (April, 2015). How teachers use learning progressions. Invited session for the 2015 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Walkington, C., Clinton, V., & Shivraj, P. (April, 2015). Association between readability of mathematics word problems and performance on the NAEP and TIMSS. Presented at the invited poster session for AERA Early Career Award Grantees at the 2015 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Walkington, C., Clinton, V., Shivraj, P., & Yovanoff, P. (April, 2015). Association between readability and topic of mathematics word problems and performance on national and international assessments. Paper presented at the 2015 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Shivraj, P. (February, 2015). Invited session for the 4th Annual Research in Mathematics Education Research-to-Practice Conference, Dallas, TX.

Basaraba, D., Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Shivraj, P., & Yovanoff, P. (February, 2015). Item difficulty: What factors influence the difficulty of mathematics items. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

2014 Conference Presentations

Simon, E., Basabara, D., Woods, D., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (October, 2014).  The number line in kindergarten: Explicit routines for number sense.  Presented at the 36th International Council on Learning Disabilities Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.  

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (October, 2014).  Mathematics interventions for the classroom.  Presented at the Teaching Summit for the Bush Presidential Institute's Middle School Matters Initiative, Dallas, TX.  

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Nelson-Walker, N., Clarke, B., & Jungjohann, K. J. (October, 2014).  Preparing students for algebra: Intervening with fractions.  Panel presented at the 36th International Council on Learning Disabilities Annual Conference: Philadelphia, PA.  

Crawford, L., Huscroft-D'Angelo, J. N., Higgins, K. N., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (October, 2014).  Differences in mathematics reasoning in technology or traditional environments.  Panel presented at the 36th International Council on Learning Disabilities Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.  

Ketterlin-Geller, L. (October, 2014). K-Routines: Systematic and explicit teaching routines for mathematics in kindergarten.  Presentation at the Conference on Learning Disabilities, Philadelphia, PA.  

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Jungman, M.,  Bilderback, J. A. (September, 2014).  RtI guidance at your fingertips.  Presented at the Advancing Improvement in Education Conference, Austin, TX. 

Hatfield, C., Hill, S., Bilderback, J., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (July, 2014). ESTAR: Understanding the value of an assessment plan. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Fort Worth, Texas. 

Hill, S., Hatfield, C., Bilderback, J., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (July, 2014). MSTAR: Understanding the value of an assessment system. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Fort Worth, Texas.

Bell, J., Jungman, M., & Bilderback, J. (July, 2014). BYOD: RtI guidance at your fingertips. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Fort Worth, Texas.

Axel, S. L. (July, 2014). Money management: Developing an understanding and appreciation through mathematics. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Fort Worth, Texas. 

Luchin, B., & Ratliff, B. (July, 2014). Implementing the new TEKS with best practices. Presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics, Fort Worth, Texas.

Howell, E. & Hill, S. (July, 2014) Precal 911: Engaging activities to save the day! Presented at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Fort Worth, Texas. Handout

Woods D., Zachary, S., & Simon, E. (July, 2014). Teacher T.O.M: A strategy for reflective practice. Presented at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Fort Worth, Texas. Handout 1 Handout 2

Zachary, S., & Woods, D. (July, 2014). Engaging models and activities to support fraction instruction. Presented at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Fort Worth, Texas. Handout 1 Handout 2

Donovan, A., Boncoddo, R., Williams, C., Walkington, C., Pier, L., Waala, J., Nathan, M., & Alibali, M. (July, 2014). Action, Gesture, and Abstraction in Mathematical Learning. Accepted to the 6th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. University of California, San Diego, CA.

Walkington, C., Clinton, V., Ritter, S., Nathan, M., & Fancsali, S. (July, 2014). The Impact of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Text-Based Factors on Solving Mathematics Story Problems. Paper to appear in the Non-Cognitive Factors & Personalization for Adaptive Learning Workshop at the 7th International Conference of Educational Data Mining, London.

Bernacki, M., & Walkington, C. (July, 2014). The Impact of a Personalization Intervention for Mathematics on Learning and Non-Cognitive Factors. Paper to appear in the Non-Cognitive Factors & Personalization for Adaptive Learning Workshop at the 7th International Conference of Educational Data Mining, London.

Walkington, C., Boncoddo, R., Williams, C., Nathan, M., Alibali, M., Simon, E., & Pier, E. (June, 2014). Being mathematical relations: Dynamic gestures support mathematical reasoning. In W. Penuel, S. A. Jurow, and K. O’Connor (Eds.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. xx-xx). Boulder, CO: University of Colorado.

Pier, E., Walkington, C., Williams, C., Boncoddo, R., Alibali, M. W., Nathan, M. J., & Waala, J. (June, 2014). Hear what they say and watch what they do: Predicting valid mathematical proofs using speech and gesture. In W. Penuel, S. A. Jurow, and K. O’Connor (Eds.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. xx-xx). Boulder, CO: University of Colorado.

Ratliff, B. (May, 2014). Using iPads®, Outstanding Apps and Cutting‑Edge Resources to Enhance Your Math Instruction (Grades 6‑12). Institute for Educational Development, Springfield, IL, Chicago, IL, Boston, MA, Albany, NY.

Walkington, C., & Bernacki, M. (April, 2014). Students authoring personalized “algebra stories”: Problem-posing in the context of out-of-school interests. Paper presented at 2014 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (April, 2014).  Language and access in assessment for students with disabilities.  Invited presentation for AERA Division D Affirmative Action Committee, Language complexity and educational access: Contributions of educational research, Philadelphia, PA.  

Nelson-Walker, N., Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Woods, D., & Zachary, S. (April, 2014).  Promoting algebra readiness: Developing a 6th grade rational number curriculum.  Presented at the 2014 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.  

Pier, E., Walkington, C., Clinton, V., Boncoddo, R., & Nathan, M. (April, 2014). Exploring computerized text analysis to predict the validity of students’ proof construction. Paper presented at 2014 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA..  

Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Basaraba, D., Shivraj, P., & Yovanoff, P. (April, 2014). Using learning progressions to design diagnostic assessments in mathematics. Paper presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Shivraj, P. (April, 2014). Justifying the inferences made from the 2012 mathematics PISA. Paper presented at the 2014 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Jackson, K., & Wilhelm, A. G. (April, 2014). Enacting cognitively demanding tasks in middle-grades classrooms. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

Wilhelm, A. G., Munter C., & Jackson, K. (April, 2014). Exploring relationships between measures of mathematics teachers' knowledge, perspectives, and practice. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Wilhelm, A. G., Chen, I., Smith, T., & Frank K. (April, 2014). Establishing a stopping rule for an instructionally informative diagnostic assessment of algebra readiness. Annual American Educational Research Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Basaraba, D., Yovanoff, P., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (April, 2014). Establishing a Stopping Rule for an Instructionally Informative Diagnostic Assessment of Algebra Readiness. Annual American Educational Research Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.  

Zannou, Y. (March, 2014). A Narrative Analysis of Teacher Attributions for English Language Learners' Successes and Failures in Mainstream Secondary Classrooms. The 58th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto, Ontario, CA.

Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (February, 2014). Supporting Students with Moderate Disabilities Using Accommodations. National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) Conference on Successfully Transitioning Away from the Two Percent Assessment, Atlanta, GA.

Ratliff, B. (February, 2014) Designing Instruction and Assessment to Support Student Achievement: Middle School. 3rd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Dallas, TX. 

Zachary, S., & Woods, D. (February, 2014). Effective Fraction Instruction. 3rd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Dallas, TX.

Woods, D., Zachary, S., & Simon, E. (February, 2014). Teacher T.O.M. 3rd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Dallas, TX.

Woods, D., Basaraba, D., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (February, 2014). K-Routines: Systematic and Explicit Teaching Routines for Mathematics in Kindergarten. 3rd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Dallas, TX.

Zannou, Y. (January, 2014). Authentic Assessment: Using Writing to Uncover What Your Students Are Really Learning in Your Math Classroom. 6th Annual Region 4 Mathematics Conference, Houston, TX.

2013 Conference Presentations

Woods, D., Basaraba, D., & Simon, E. (October, 2013). Math in Many Ways. Using Data to Differentiate Instruction. 35th Annual International Conference for Learning Disabilities, Austin, TX.  

Hill, S., Hatfield, C., Basaraba, D., Woods, D., Simon, E., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (October, 2013). Key words or not: effective instruction on word problems. 35th International Council on Learning Disabilities Annual Conference, Austin, TX. 

Basaraba, D., Woods, D., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (October, 2013). Insights into the mathematical thinking of students in grades 2-4. 35th International Council on Learning Disabilities Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (October, 2013). Evaluating the Technical Adequacy of Early Grade Mathematics Assessments. Presented to the International Numeracy Community, Webinar Series.

Basaraba, D., Zannou, Y., Woods, D., & Yavonoff, P. (September, 2013). Exploring the utility of student think-alouds for providing insights into students' metacognitive and problem-solving processes during assessment development. Society of Research in Educational Effectiveness, Washington, DC.

Ketterlin-Geller, L.R., Bilderback, J., & Hill, S. (July, 2013). Supporting middle school students' algebra readiness. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, TX. 

Hill, S., Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., & Torres-Martinez, N. (July, 2013). Supporting students’ algebra readiness through the MSTAR initiative. Presented at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Cooper, J., & Walkington, C. (July, 2013). Solving percent word problems: effects of interest-based personalization and visualization. 1st Annual Midwest Meeting on Mathematical Thinking (M3T), Minneapolis, MN. 

Walkington, C., & Clinton, V. (July, 2013). Exploring associations between story problem readability and problem-solving accuracy. 1st Annual Midwest Meeting on Mathematical Thinking (M3T), Minneapolis, MN. 

Walkington, C. (June, 2013). Connecting instruction in mathematics to students' interests and experiences. Reasoning Mind Symposium, Dallas, TX. 

Walkington, C., & Marder, M. (June, 2013). Exploring excellence in teaching with the UTeach observation protocol. UTeach National Conference, Austin, TX. 

Ketterlin-Geller L.R. (May, 2013). Texas: Algebra Ready Initiative update. Professional Development Workshop sponsored by the Texas Education Agency, Austin, TX. 

Ketterlin-Geller L.R. (May, 2013). Sources of construct irrelevance: rethinking traditional definitions and supports. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Basaraba D., Ketterlin-Geller L.R., Zachary S., & Hill S. (May, 2013). Documenting validity evidence for the design, development, and evaluation of a diagnostic assessment of algebra readiness. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 

Basaraba D., Ketterlin-Geller L.R., Zachary S., & Hill S. (April, 2013). Using verbal protocols to develop assessments of algebra readiness. 2013 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, San Antonio, TX. 

Ketterlin-Geller L.R., Basaraba D., Zachary S., & Hill S. (April, 2013). Using learning progressions to guide instruction on fractions. 2013 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, San Antonio, TX. 

Ralaingita, W. D. S., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (March, 2013). Development of mathematical skills across countries: examining findings from the early grade mathematics assessment in Africa. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R.
(March, 2013). Increasing access to quality education through accommodations and modifications. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Shivraj, P. (March, 2013). International comparisons using assessment frameworks and alignment models. Paper presented at the New Scholars Dissertation Workshop at the Comparative and International Educational Society 2013 Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Perry, L. (March, 2013). Formative assessment use and training in Africa. Paper session presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, New Orleans, LA.

Hill, S., Zachary, S., Jungman, M., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. (March, 2013). Supporting students algebra readiness: Middle school students in Texas: Algebra ready (MSTAR). Texas Middle School Association Conference. Arlington, TX. Presentation

Woods, D., Hill, S., Simon, E., & Hatfield, C. (March, 2013). Math in many ways. Texas Middle School Association Conference. Arlington, TX. Presentation

Hill, S., Woods, D., Hatfield, C., Simon, E., & Basaraba, D. (February, 2013). Assessing beyond the algorithm. Texas Middle School Association Conference. Arlington, TX. Presentation

Basaraba, D., Richardson, B., Zachary, S., & Woods, D. (February, 2013). Developing the pedagogical knowledge for effective mathematics instruction and how an assessment plan can drive success. Presented at the 2nd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

Wasserman, N. & Walkington, C. (February, 2013). Research in algebra: Tackling algebra in middle school and high school. Presented at the 2nd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

Chard, D. & Hatfield, C. (February, 2013). Research in algebra: Algebra readiness in the elementary classroom. Presented at the 2nd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

Zannou, Y. (2013, February). From “oil and water” to brownies: Mixing math & English to promote achievement for English learners. Presented at the 2nd Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (February, 2013). Do visual representations increase the accessibility of mathematics test items? Poster to be presented at the 20th Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

Perry, L. (2013, February). Comparing the effects of missing data treatments. Paper session presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Quebec-Fuentes, S., Wasserman, N., & Switzer, J. (January, 2013). Advanced mathematics content: A comparative analysis of CCSSM and mathematics textbooks for teachers. Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Wasserman, N., & Stockton, J. (January, 2013). Researching the mathematical horizon: Two complementary perspectives. Poster presented at Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

2012 Conference Presentations

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (December, 2012). Preparing to Teach Mathematics. Presented at the International Numeracy Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Ralaingita, W., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (December, 2012). Assessing Math Skills in the Early Grades: The Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA). Presented at the International Numeracy Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Basaraba, D., Wasserman, N., Ketterlin-Geller, L., & Hill, S. (October, 2012). Learning progressions for algebra readiness: A roadmap for assessment design. Poster presented at the 2012 CTL Research to Practice Conference, Portland, OR.

Basaraba, D. (October, 2012). Practical and instructional implications of word-reading strategies used by English learners. Council for Learning Disabilities Annual Conference: Austin, TX. 

Ketterlin-Gellar, L.R., Wasserman, N., Chard, D., Hill, S., & Zachary, S. (October, 2012). Progress with fractions: Using learning progressions to guide instruction. Presented at the Council for Learning Disabilities International Conference, Austin, TX.

Stockton, J., & Wasserman, N. (August, 2012). Mapping the Common Core State Standards to advanced mathematical knowledge for teaching. Presented at the Mathematical Association of America MathFest, Madison, Wisconsin. 

Perry, L. E., Hill, S., & Shivraj, P. (July, 2012). Incorporating fact practice into everyday mathematics instruction. Presented at Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teachers, Houston, TX.

Platas, L., Ralaingita, W., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (July, 2012). Assessing early mathematics skills in developing countries: Instrument design, development, and validations. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the International Test Commission, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Shivraj, P., Perry, L. E., & Hill, S. (July, 2012). Using algebra tiles to factorquadratics. Presented at Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teachers, Houston, TX. 

Hill, S., Shivraj, P., & Perry, L. E. (July, 2012). Helping students achieve fractional fluency. Presented at Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teachers, Houston, TX.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Gifford, D., & Shivraj, P. (July, 2012). Accessibility or comparability: Priorities in mathematics test item design. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the International Test Commission, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Wasserman, N., & Ham, E. (July, 2012). Attributes of good mathematics teaching: When are they learned? Presented at the International Congress on Mathematics Education, Seoul, Korea.

Wasserman, N., Walkington, C. (June, 2012). Exploring links between UTeacher's beliefs and observed classroom practices. Presented at the UTeach Institute Annual Conference, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R, Baumer, P., & Lichon, K. (April, 2012). Administrators’ role in supporting collaboration. Research Symposium Panel presented with Dougherty, B., Karp, K., Bryant, D., Chard, D., & Bryant, B. at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, PA.

Saéz, L., Patarapichayatham, C., Tindal, G., Basaraba, D., & Park, B. (April, 2012). Reading comprehension test item difficulty and complexity. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association: Vancouver, British Columbia.

Walkington, C., Srisurichan, R., Nathan, M., Williams, C., & Alibali, M. (April, 2012). Grounding Geometry Justifications in Concrete Embodied Experience: The Link between Action and Cognition. Paper presentation at 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Walkington, C. (April, 2012). Context Personalization in Algebra: Supporting Connections between Relevant Stories and Symbolic Representations. Paper presentation at 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Walkington, C., & Valerius, M. (April, 2012). Using Classroom Observation Research to Inform Debates about Teaching Effectiveness. Paper presentation at 2012 Research Pre-session for National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (February, 2012). Using Assessment Results to Improve Mathematics Achievement. Presented at the 1st Annual Research-to-Practice Conference, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

Basaraba, D. (February, 2012). Examining word reading strategies utilized by English learners: Practical and instructional implications. National Association of Bilingual Education Annual Conference: Dallas, TX.
 
Basaraba, D. (February, 2012). Examining school and student effects on DIBELS Nonsense Word Fluency. Pacific Coast Research Conference: Coronado, CA.

Wasserman, N. (February, 2012). Mathematics and teaching: Teachers' knowledge of tasks and proof. Presented at the Department of Mathematics Colloquium Series, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

Wasserman, N. (February, 2012). Systems level content development: Establishing learning progressions. Presented at Research in Mathematics Education Annual Research to Practice Conference, Dallas, TX.

Yovanoff, P., & Basaraba, D. (February, 2012). Nonsense word item difficulty invariance across English learner status. Pacific Coast Research Conference: Coronado, CA. 


2011 Conference Presentations

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (October, 2011). Research methodology to support decisions in mathematics. Panel presented with Crawford, L., and Yovanoff, P. at the Council for Learning Disability's 33rd Annual International Conference, Austin, TX.  

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Hall, L., & Crawford, L. (October, 2011). Designing research to develop and validate an intervention. Council for Learning Disability's 33rd Annual International Conference, Austin, TX.

Ketterlin-Geller, L., Bolen-Abbott, S., & Chard, D. J. (June, 2011). Middle School Texans Algebra Ready - Academy II. Professional development workshop sponsored by the Texas Education Agency. Austin, TX.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R (April, 2011). The role of administrators in supporting collaboration. Panel presented with Bryant, D. P., Bryant, B., Karp, K., Dougherty, B., and Chard, D. at the 2011 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Washington, DC.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., & Crawford, L. (April, 2011). Using data to support teachers’ accommodation decision making. Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Liu, K., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (April, 2011). Using “think aloud” to understand how grade 6 students conceptualize algebra. Poster presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Piper, B., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (April, 2011). Early grade mathematics assessment reliability and validity: Assessing the assessment. Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bryant, D. P., Bryant, B., Karp, K., Chard, D. J., & Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (April, 2011). Trends in research, policy, and practice in mathematics education. Panel presentation at the International meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Washington, DC.

Chard, D. J. (April, 2011). Development of the Early Grade Mathematics Assessment. Annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society. Montreal, Canada.

Chard, D. J. (April, 2011). Development of the Early Grade Mathematics Assessment. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.

Chard, D. J., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. (April, 2011). Research and practice in mathematics education. Invited strand at the International meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Washington, DC.

Chard, D. J., & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R (April, 2011). Designing and implementing a statewide system for RTI in mathematics: Lessons learned. Panel presented at the 2011 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Washington, DC.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R
(April, 2011). Assessment and assessment decision-making for students struggling with mathematics. Panel presented at the 2011 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Washington, DC.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Gifford, D., & Oliphint, M. (April, 2011). Using visual representations in mathematics instruction and assessment. Paper presented at the 2011 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Washington, DC.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Gifford, D., & Oliphint, M. (April, 2011). Improving access to mathematics through multiple representations. Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Chard, D. J. (March, 2011). Developing mathematical proficiency through powerful core and intervention instruction. Paper presented address to the Leadership Summit of the Consortium on Reading Excellence, Burlingame, CA.

Ketterlin-Geller, L.R. (March, 2011). Using formative assessment to improve students' mathematics performance. Presented at the CORE Leadership Summit 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Oliphint, M., & Gifford, D. B. (February, 2011). Monitoring students' readiness for algebra: What can measures of numeracy tell us? Poster presented at the 18th Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Wasserman, N., & Ham, E. (2012). Attributes of good mathematics teaching: When are they learned? Conference Proceedings for the International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-12), Seoul, Korea.

Proceedings Papers

Walkington, C., & Sherman, M. (2012). Using adaptive learning technologies to personalize instruction: The impact of interest-based scenarios on performance in algebra. In van Aalst, J., Thompson, K., Jacobson, M., & Reimann, P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Walkington, C., Cooper, J., Kalish, C., & Akinsiku, O. (2012). How middle school students reason differently in everyday and mathematical contexts: Typicality and example choice in mathematical justification. To appear in Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Kalamazoo, MI.

Williams, C., Walkington, C. Boncoddo, R., Srisurichan, R., Pier, L., Nathan, M., & Alibali, M. (2012). Invisible proof: The role of gestures and action in proof. To appear in Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Kalamazoo, MI.
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