Lorraine M Males

Lorraine

Recent and Upcoming


Publications

 

Exploring US textboooks' treatment of the estimation of linear measurements. (in press). ZDM

 

Reasoning-and-proof in geometry textbooks: What is being proved? (2011). PME-NA 33 Proceedings

 

Textual expression of area measurement in elementary curricula: Illuminating opportunities to learn. (2011). PME-35 Proceedings.

 

Challenges of critical colleagueship: Examining and reflecting on study group interactions. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, Special Issue on Teacher Change. Online at: SpringerLink

 

Presentations

 

PME-NA 2011 (Reno, NV)

Reasoning-and-proof in geometry textbooks: What is being proved?

 

AMTE 2012 (Fort Worth, TX)

Curriculum for professional development: Examining teachers' opportunities to learn from middle school mathematics curriculum materials

 

NCTM 2012 (Philadelphia, PA)

Dynamic computer simulations for promoting discussions of spatial measurement

 

Curricular treatment of common key concepts across measures

 

Proof in geometry textbooks: Not all opportunities are created equal

 

PME 2011 (Ankara, Turkey)

Textual expression of area measurement in elementary curricula: Illuminating opportunities to learn

 

 

Presentations

Gonulates, F., & Males, L.M. (2011, July). Textual expression of area measurement in elementary curricula: Illuminating opportunities to learn. Presentation at the 35th annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Ankara, Turkey. [abstract] [ppt]

Males, L M., & Gonulates, F. (2011, April). Textual expression of knowledge in curricula: Illuminating opportunities to learn area measurement. Posterp resentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN. [poster]

Males, L M., Sweeny, S., Gilbertson, N., & Gonulates, F. (2011, Apr). Activities to support conceptual undersatnding of spatial measurement. Gallery presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN. [ppt]

Gonulates, F., Males, L M., & Clark, D.L (2011, Apr). Exploring spatial measurement by attending to core conceptual principles. Research presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN. [ppt]

Males, L M., Gonulates, F., Sweeny, S., & Gilbertson, N. (2011, Feb). Exploring spatial measurement through a conceptual lens. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. [ppt]

Males, L. M., Cavazos, S., Frame, M., Gardner, R., Lantz, K., Rice, T., Scott, T., & Whaley, L. (2011, February). Adventures with mathematics. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Allendalle, MI.

Gonulates, F. & Males, L M., & Gilbertson, N. (2010, Aug). Conceptual development of area. Presentation at the annual meeting of the MCTM, Macomb, MI. [ppt]

Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Males, L. M., & Otten, S. (2010, April). On the nature of middle grades mathematics classroom discourse. Symposium to be held at the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.

Otten, S. & Males, L. M. (2010, February). Talk moves in secondary mathematics classrooms: Toward a discourse-focused professional development curriculum. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI. [ppt]

Males, L.M., Bell, C., Dolan, J., Enders, C., Ledebuhr, W., Otten, S., et al. (2010, February).Grade 6 summer math carnival. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Males, L.M. (2010, January). Confronting practice: Critical colleagueship in a mathematics teacher study group. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Irvine, CA. [ppt]

Males, L.M. (2009, October). Confronting practice: Critical colleagueship in a mathematics teacher study group. Research practicum presentation at the meeting of the Mathematics Learning Research Group, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. [ppt]

Males, L.M. (2009, September). Confronting practice: Critical colleagueship in a mathematics teacher study group. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Atlanta, GA. [ppt]

Males, L.M., & Gonulates, F. (2009, August). Getting down to the basics with length measurement. Co-presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Macomb, MI. [ppt]

Smith, J. P., Males, L.M., & Sweeny, S. (2009, August). Developing powerful measurers. Two-day session in the Teaching for Learning Institute: Igniting Sparks of Genius. Lansing, MI.

Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Males, L.M., Otten, S., & Cirillo, M. (2009, April). Multiple methods for analyzing mathematics classroom discourse. Symposium at the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, DC. [ppt]

Chang, K., Mosier, A., Males, L.M., & Gonulates, F. (2009, April). What does the textbook say about measurement estimation? The perspective of meaning negotiation. Roundtable paper presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Chang, K., Mosier, A., Males, L.M., & Gonulates, F. (2009, April). What does the textbook say about measurement estimation? The perspective of meaning negotiation. Poster presentation at the Graduate Academic Conference hosted by the Council of Graduate Students, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. [poster]

Males, L.M. (2009, February). Confronting practice: Critical colleagueship in a mathematics teacher study group. Poster presentation at the annual research conference for the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum, Phoenix, AZ. [poster]

Smith, J.P., & Males, L.M. (2009, March). Strategies to help your measurement instruction measure up. Co-presentation at the Math in Action conference, Grand Vallley State University, Allendale, MI. [ppt]

Smith, J.P., & Males, L.M. (2008, August). Measuring the measurement: An analysis of spatial measurement in elementary and middle school curricula within educational systems. Co- presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Holt, MI. [ppt]

Males, L.M. (2008, May). Teacher learning and curriculum. Presentation at the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum Doctoral Student Retreat, Hickory Corners, MI. [ppt]

Smith, J.P., Dietiker, L., Lee, K., Males, L.M., Figueras, H., & Mosier, M. (2008, April). Assessing curricular contributions to poor measurement learning. Symposium at the research pre-session of the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Salt Lake City, UT. [ppt]

Smith, J.P., Dietiker, L., Males, L.M., Figueras, H., Mosier, M., & Tan-Sisman, G. (2008, April). Framing the analysis of written measurement curricula. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY. [poster]

Dietiker, L., & Males, L.M. (2008, February). The STEM project: Measuring capacity to learn measurement in curriculum. Poster presentation at the annual research conference for the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum, Phoenix, AZ. [poster]

Smith, J.P., Dietiker, L., Lee, K., Figueras, H., Mosier, A., & Males, L.M. (2007, August). How well do our texts introduce and define area? Co-presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teacher of Mathematics, Holt, MI. [ppt]

Males, L.M., & Males, J.R. (2003, March). Computer simulations to engage students. Co- presentation at the Moanalua High School Professional Development conference, Honolulu, HI. [abstract]

Males, L.M. (2002, March). Small world, isn’t it? A mathematical look at population growth. Presentation at the Moanalua High School Professional Development conference, Honolulu, HI. [abstract] [video]

Burke, L.M. (1999, April). Finding the general formula for computing the sum of i^m Fibonacci numbers from 1 to n. Presentation at the Hudson River Undergraduate Matheamtics Conference, Poughkeepsie, NY. [abstract]

 

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