Previous Mathematics Education Colloquia

If the talk is on DVD, please see Lisa Keller in 221 North Kedzie to sign it out for viewing.

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

These events are sponsored by the Program in Mathematics Education, the Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Endowment, and the Colleges of Education and Natural Science. For more information, contact Freda Cruél, (517) 432-1490, bunt@msu.edu.

The talks are typically scheduled on select Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm in 252 Erickson, unless otherwise noted. Titles of talks will be posted as they are received. A video of the talk will be posted shortly afterward, as available.

Fall 2016 Schedule

October 12  Gregory Larnell, University of Illinois - Chicago

We Real Cool: Reconsidering the Cooling Out Phenomenon in a Remedial Mathematics Education Context

Flyer for Larnell Talk

PowerPoint of Larnell Slides

Video of Larnell Talk on DVD

November 16  Ricardo Nemirovsky, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Flyer for Nemirovsky Talk

PDF of Nemirovsky Slides

Video of Nemirovsky Talk on DVD

 

Spring 2017 Schedule

January 25  M. Alejandra Sorto, Texas State University

What matters for learners in linguistically diverse classrooms?

Flyer for Sorto Talk

(This talk will not be videotaped.)

February 15  Maria Zavala, San Francisco State University

How does racial identity matter in the mathematics classroom?

Flyer for Zavala Talk

Video of Zavala Talk on DVD

March 15   Julia Aguirre, University of Washington, Tacoma

Math Strong: Amplifying Equity and Justice in Mathematics Education Research and Practice

Flyer for Aguirre Talk

Video of Aguirre Talk on DVD

April 12  Luz Maldonado, Texas State University

Bilingual Teachers' Professional Noticing of Bilingual Children's Mathematical Thinking

Flyer for Maldonado Talk

Video of Maldonado Talk on DVD

PDF of Maldonado Slides

 

Fall 2015/Spring 2016 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

These events are sponsored by the Program in Mathematics Education, the Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Endowment, and the Colleges of Education and Natural Science.

The talks are typically scheduled on select Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm in 252 Erickson, unless otherwise noted. Titles of talks will be posted as they are received. A video of the talk will be posted shortly afterward, as available.

Fall 2015 Schedule:

November 18, 113 Erickson: Erika Bullock, University of Memphis

Do All Lives Matter in Mathematics Education?  Flyer for Bullock talk

Video is not available.

PowerPoint of Bullock Slides

December 2, 113 Erickson: Fran Arbaugh, Pennsylvania State University

Mathematics Methods Courses as Sites for Scholarly Inquiries    Flyer for Arbaugh Talk
 Video of Arbaugh Talk on DVD  (Please disregard closed captioning)
 PowerPoint of Arbaugh Slides
 

 

Spring 2016 Schedule (all events are in 252 Erickson):

February 3  Kara Jackson, University of Washington

Specifying Equity-in-Practice     Flyer for Jackson Talk

PowerPoint of Jackson Slides

See Lisa Keller to sign out the DVDs of the talk.

March 2  Brent Davis, University of Calgary

Transforming Mathematics Education as Learning a Second Language

Flyer for Davis Talk

PowerPoint of Davis Slides

Due to technical difficulties, there is no video of this talk - we apologize.

March 30  Guadalupe "Lupita" Carmona, University of Texas at San Antonio

Campus Viviente in STEM Education

Flyer for Carmona Talk

Video of Carmona Talk on DVD

April 27  Maisie Gholson, University of Michigan

The Problem We All Live With: The Knowability of Black Girls, the Importance of Context, and Mathematical Chauvinism

Flyer for Gholson Talk

Video of Gholson Talk on DVD

PDF of Gholson Slides

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

These events are sponsored by the Program in Mathematics Education, the Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Endowment, and the Colleges of Education and Natural Science.

The talks are typically scheduled on select Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm in 252 Erickson, unless otherwise noted. Titles of talks will be posted as they are received. A video of the talk will be posted a couple of weeks afterward, as available.

The theme for this year's colloquium series is The 3rd Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Author Presentations. As editor of the handbook, Jinfa Cai is the first presenter. He will provide general background about the handbook itself, and will also discuss his work as an author of a curriculum-focused chapter. Subsequent presenters will all have chapters in the forthcoming handbook.

 

Friday, October 10 from 10-11:30 a.m.: Jinfa Cai, University of Delaware
Flyer for Cai Talk
Building a Knowledge Base and Intellectual Capacity in Mathematics Education: Promises and Challenges
Video of Cai talk on DVD
PDF of Cai talk slides
November 19: Keith Weber, Rutgers University
Flyer for Weber Talk
Video of Weber talk on DVD (Recording started 5 minutes in to the talk - our apologies)
PowerPoint of Weber talk slides
December 10: Danny Martin, University of Illinois - Chicago and Niral Shah, Michigan State University
Flyer for Martin/Shah Talk
Writing About Race in White Institutional Space
Video of Martin/Shah talk on DVD
PDF of Martin/Shah talk
January 21: Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Distinguished Lecture, Janine Remillard, University of Pennsylvania
Flyer for LPF Remillard Talk
Remillard talk on DVD
Conceptualizing Mathematics Teachers' Curriculum Capacity
February 18: Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Recent Developments in Post-Calculus Mathematics Education Research
Flyer for Rasmussen Talk
Rasmussen talk on DVD
PDF of Rasmussen talk
March 18: Paola Sztajn, North Carolina State University
Examining the Field of Research on Mathematics Professional Development
Flyer for Sztajn Talk
Sztajn talk on DVD
PDF of Sztajn talk
April 29: Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, MSU, and Einat Heyd-Metzuyanim, University of Pittsburgh
Highlighting Heritages & Building Tasks: A Critical Analysis of Literature on Mathematics Classroom Discourse
Flyer for Einat and Beth Talk
BHE and EHM talk on DVD
PDF of BHE and EHM talk

These events are sponsored by the Program in Mathematics Education, the Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Endowment, and the Colleges of Education and Natural Science.

All days and times are Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm (unless otherwise noted). All locations are 252 Erickson (unless otherwise noted). Titles of talks will be posted as they are received. A video of the talk will be posted a couple of weeks afterward, as available. If the talk is on DVD, please see Lisa Keller in 221 North Kedzie to sign it out for viewing.

 

Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

October 2Anita Wager, University of Wisconsin – Madison   Flyer for Wager talk
Can Equitable Mathematics Pedagogy and the Common Core Coexist in Early Childhood Classrooms?

Wager talk on DVD

PDF of Wager talk slides

October 30Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona   Flyer for Hughes Hallett talk
Calculus for the Class of 2020

Hughes Hallett talk on DVD

PowerPoint of Hughes Hallett talk

November 20Jason Zimba, Student Achievement Partners – CANCELLED – To Be Rescheduled

February 19Paul Cobb, Vanderbilt University
Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Distinguished Lecture
(Reception 3-3:30 pm in 252 Erickson)
An Agenda for Research on Supporting Improvement in the Quality of Mathematics Teaching on a Large Scale

Cobb talk on DVD

PowerPoint of Cobb talk

March 26Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University – CANCELLED – To Be Rescheduled
 

Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

Flyer for Colloquium

Theme: Teaching and Learning Algebra and Related Policy Issues

These events are sponsored by the Program in Mathematics Education, the Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Endowment, and the Colleges of Education and Natural Science.

The talks are scheduled on the following Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm in 252 Erickson. Titles of talks will be posted as they are received. A video of the talk will be posted a couple of weeks afterward, as available. Older talks are available on DVD as noted. Contact Lisa Keller to sign out a DVD.

September 12: Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Why aren’t we paying attention to the research on teaching and learning algebra?  Flyer for Burrill talk

Burrill talk on DVD

PowerPoint of Burrill talk

October 10: Jill Newton, Purdue University
Preparing to Teach Algebra (PTA): A Study of Teacher Education    Flyer for Newton talk

Newton talk on DVD

PowerPoint of Newton talk

October 24: Bob Floden, Michigan State University
Learning How Pupils Make Sense of Algebra Word Problems: Tool Development   Flyer for Floden talk

Floden talk on DVD

PowerPoint of Floden talk

November 6: Ed Silver, Dean, School of Education, University of Michigan – Dearborn    Flyer for Silver talk
Supporting High-Quality Mathematics Teaching: (How) Can We Scale Up to Version 2.0?

Video of Silver talk on DVD

November 14: Karen King, Director of Research, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, NCTM   Flyer for King talk
Measuring Teachers’ Use of Standards-based Instructional Materials

PowerPoint of King talk

King talk on DVD

November 28: Tom Loveless, Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.  Flyer for Loveless talk
The “Algebra for All” Movement: A Progress Report

PowerPoint of Loveless talk

Loveless talk on DVD

January 16: Rose Mary Zbiek, Pennsylvania State University
Putting Research on Technology in Mathematics Education to Work to Inform Teaching and Learning of Algebra

Zbiek talk on DVD

PowerPoint of Zbiek talk

February 6: Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, Michael Steele, and Lindsay Keazer, Michigan State University
The LANDSCAPE of Opportunities to Learn Algebra I

Flyer for LANDSCAPE talk

(Video and PowerPoint not available)

February 20: Amy Ellis, University of Wisconsin – Madison   Flyer for Ellis talk
Building Learning Trajectories From A Foundation of Quantitative Reasoning

Ellis talk on DVD

(PowerPoint not available)

March 13: Sarah Sword, Education Development Center  Flyer for Sword talk
Assessing Secondary Teachers’ Algebraic Habits of Mind

Sword Slides

(This talk was not videotaped)

March 20: Susan Empson, University of Texas at Austin  Flyer for Empsom talk
Seeing the Algebra in Children’s Fraction Work

Empson Slides

Empsom talk on DVD

March 28 (Note: this is a Thursday): Alan Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley
Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Distinguished Lecture  Flyer for Schoenfeld talk
(Reception 3-3:30 pm in 252 Erickson)
What Counts in Mathematics (Especially Algebra) Classrooms?

Schoenfeld Coding Scheme

Schoenfeld Slides

Shoenfeld talk on DVD. The first half hour of this talk was inadvertently not taped. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Spring 2012 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

March 21: Shulamit Kapon, Tel Aviv University

Deconstructing Knowledge Construction in Analogical Reasoning Processes   Flyer for Shuly’s Talk

Kapon talk on DVD

April 4: Paola Valero, Aalborg University, Denmark

Researching the Political in Mathematics Education   Flyer for Valero Talk

Valero talk on DVD

 

Fall 2011 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

September 14: Joe Krajcik, Director of Institute for Research on Mathematics and Science Education, Michigan State University

Working Collaboratively with the Institute for Research on Mathematics and Science Education

Krajcik Talk on DVD

 

September 21 Melissa Gresalfi, University of Indiana

Using Videogames and Narrative to Enhance Mathematical Engagement

Gresalfi Talk on DVD

 

November 2Indigo Esmonde, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto

Collaboration on a Social Justice Mathematics Task: Three Analyses

  Esmonde Talk on DVD

 

November 16Elizabeth van Es, University of California – Irvine

Learning to Notice Student Thinking: Developing Pre-service Teachers’ Professional Vision of     Ambitious Mathematics Instruction

Van Es Talk on DVD

 

December 7Judit Moschkovich, University of California – Santa Cruz

Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Distinguished Lecture

 Moschkovich Talk on DVD

 

Due to a large number of Mathematics Education Faculty Candidate Talks in Spring 2011 and a couple of weather-related speaker cancellations, there were no Colloquiua this semester.

 

Fall 2010 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

September 8:  Amy Parks, University of Georgia
Math, Race and Scarecrows: Studying Mathematical Competence in a Rural Preschool

Parks Talk on DVD (colloquium starts at 42 seconds in)

 

September 22Dave Wagner, University of New Brunswick

Mathematics Education for Humane Interaction

(Video not available)

 

October 20Susan Gerofsky, University of British Columbia

Genre analysis: How to do it and why it is useful in mathematics education

Gerofsky Talk on DVD  (colloquium starts at 50 seconds in)

 

November 3Karen Marrongelle, Portland State University

Linking Classroom Discourse and Student Learning in Differential Equations

Marrongelle Talk on DVD

 

November 17Kathryn Chval, University of MIssouri – Columbia

(Videoclips of students from the talk were not able to be videotaped, and no audio was present for some of these clips.)

Chval Talk on DVD

 

December 1Jim Hiebert, University of Delaware

Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Talk

Hiebert Talk on DVD

 

Spring 2010 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

January 20: Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Michigan State University (currently on leave at NSF)

507 Erickson

Challenges and Opportunities for Research and Development to Improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Teaching and Learning: A Perspective from the National Science Foundation

Ferrini-Mundy Talk on DVD

 

March 17: Deborah Schifter, Center for the Development of Teaching, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), Newton, MA

Examining the Behavior of the Operations: An Aspect of Early Algebraic Reasoning

Schifter Talk on DVD

 

March 31: Rochelle Gutierrez, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

Nesting in Napantla: Rethinking Teaching and Teacher Education with an Eye Towards Uncertainty

Gutierrez Talk on DVD

 

April 7:  Denise Mewborn, University of Georgia

Mathematics Teacher Education as Assisted Performance

Mewborn Talk on DVD

 

April 14: Eric ‘Rico’ Gutstein, University of Illinois at Chicago

Why Did Derrion Albert Die? Using Critical Math to Understand the Conditions of Our Lives

Gutstein Talk on DVD

 

Fall 2009 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

September 16: Amanda Jansen, University of Delaware

What Do Students Talk About When They Talk About Their Participation in Mathematics Classroom Discourse?

Jansen Talk on DVD

 

September 30: Laura Jacobsen Spielman, Jean Mistele, Radford University

MEPI-fying Mathematics Education

133F Erickson

Spielman & Mistele Talk on DVD

 

October 7: Patricia Campbell, University of Maryland
Elusive Connections: Teacher Knowledge, Student Education Achievement, and Efforts to Support Instructional Change

(Video is unavailable, due to inaudible audio)

 

October 21: Danny Martin, University of Illinois, Chicago
The Politics of Race and Identity in Mathematics Education

Martin Talk on DVD

 

November 18: Jeff Choppin, University of Rochester

Knowledge of curriculum and student thinking: Teacher learning from multiple enactments of Standards-based curriculum materials

Choppin Talk on DVD

 

Friday, December 4 : Jere Confrey, North Carolina State University

Fall Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Lecture

10-11:30 am, 252 Erickson

Confrey Talk on DVD

 

Spring 2009 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

January 28:  Jon Davis, Western Michigan University

Examining the Influence of Core-Plus Mathematics on Several Postsecondary Student Achievement Measures

Davis Talk on DVD

 

February 4:  Jennifer Kaplan, Michigan State University

Lesson Study in Calculus: The Derivative

Kaplan Talk on DVD

 

February 25:  David Pimm, University of Alberta

 

Cultures of Generality and Their Associated Pedagogies

Pimm Talk on DVD

 

March 4:  Maria Blanton and Despina Stylianou, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth

What Difference Do Our Words Make? Discourse and Knowing in Undergraduate Students’ Learning of Proof

Blanton and Stylianou Talk on DVD

 

March 18:  Edd Taylor, Northwestern University

To Divinity and Beyond: Exploring Mathematical Expectancy of Meaning in Churches and Schools

Taylor Talk on DVD

(we apologize for the poor audio quality at times in this video – will fix for next taping)

 

April 1:  Eric Knuth, University of Wisconsin

Middle School Students’ Production of Mathematical Justifications

Knuth Talk on DVD

 

April 29:  Joan Moss, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Tracking Young Students’ Developing Abilities to Generalize in the Context of Patterning Problems

Moss Talk on DVD

 

Fall 2008 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

September 3: Brent Davis, University of British Columbia

Davis Talk on DVD

 

September 17: Miriam Sherin, Northwestern University

Sherin Talk on DVD

 

October 15: Megan Franke, University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA)

Franke Talk on DVD

 

October 29: Marta Civil, University of Arizona

(Video is unavailable)

 

November 5: Dorothy White, University of Georgia

White Talk on DVD

 

November 19: Daniel Chazan, University of Maryland
(jointly sponsored by DSME and the Center for the Scholarship of Teaching)

(Video is unavailable)

 

December 3: Ed Silver, University of Michigan

(The Lappan-Phillips- Fitzgerald Lecture)

Silver Talk on DVD