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

 

 

Publications

Gonulates, F., & Males, L.M. (2011). Textual expression of area measurement in elementary curricula: Illuminating opportunities to learn. In Ubuz, B. (Ed.). Proceedings of the 35th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 2 (pp. 441-448). Ankara, Turkey: PME. [abstract]

Males, L.M., Otten, S., & Herbel-Eisenmann, B. (2010) Challenges of critical colleagueship: Examining and reflecting on study group interactions, Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, Special Issue on Teacher Change. [abstract] Online at: SpringerLink

Males, L.M. (2010). Dictionary of Mathematics Terms [Review of the book Barron’s Dictionary of Mathematics Terms, by Douglas Downing]. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle school, 16, 61. Online at: NCTM

Males, L.M., & Males, J.R. (Eds.). (2010). Adventures with mathematics: Climbing from grade 6 to grade 7. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [abstract] [order]

Males, J. R., & Males, L.M., (2010). Concentrating on nets. In L. M. Males & J. R. Males (Eds.), Adventures with mathematics: Climbing from grade 6 to grade 7 (pp. 16-20). Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [abstract] [ordering]

Otten, S., Herbel-Eisenmann, B., & Males, L.M. (2010). Proof in Algebra: An Example of Reasoning Beyond Examples. Mathematics Teacher, 103, 514-518. [abstract] Online at: NCTM

Males, L.M. (2009). Confronting practice: Critical colleagueship in a mathematics teacher study group. In S. L. Swars, D. W. Stinson, & S. Lemons-Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 929-937). Atlanta, GA: Georgia State University. [abstract]

Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Cirillo, M., & Males, L. (2009) An argument for taking up similar work In B. Herbel-Eisenmann & M. Cirillo (Eds.), Promoting purposeful discourse: Teacher research in mathematics classrooms (pp. 219-232).Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [abstract] [Table of Content][order]

Chang, K., Males, L.M., Mosier, A., & Gonulates, F. (in press). Exploring what U.S. textbooks say about the visual estimation of length: The perspective of meaning negotiation. Paper to be published in ZDM Special Issue on Measurement. [abstract]

Otten, S., Gilbertson, N.J., Males, L.M., & Clark, D.L. (in press). Reasoning-and-proof in geometry textbooks: What is being proved? Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Reno, NV: University of Nevada. [abstract]

Gilbertson, N. J., Otten, S., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (under review). Proof in geometry and in general. Paper submitted to Mathematics Teacher.

Steele, M., Wilson, S., Cervello, K., & Males, L.M.* (in preparation). Untitled mathematical knowledge for teaching literature review. Paper to be submitted to Review of Educational Research.

Smith, J.P., Dietiker, L., Lee, K., Males, L.M., & Mosier, A.* (in preparation). The contributions of written curriculum to the problem of weak learning of length measurement. Paper to be submitted to Journal for Research in Mathematics Education or Cognition and Instruction.

Smith, J.P., Gonulates, F., Males, L.M., & Mosier, A.* (in preparation). The contributions of written curriculum to the problem of weak learning of area measurement. Paper to be submitted to Journal for Research in Mathematics Education or Cognition and Instruction.

*authorship order still undetermined

 

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