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

 
 

Mathematics Teacher Education

Pre-service

Lead Instructor (Michigan State University Secondary Teacher Preparation)

    Secondary Matheamtics Field Instruction (MSU)

    TE 407: Teaching Sub Matter to Diverse Learners - Sec Math (MSU)

    Microteaching Lab - Mathematics Majors

    TE 408: Crafting Teaching Practice- Secondary Mathematics (MSU)

    Seminar - Mathematics Majors

    Microteaching Lab - Mathematics Minors

    Invited Lecturer (Saint Josephs' College, West Hartford, CT)

Note: For all MSU courses teaching evaluations may be requested by contacting me.

In-service

Facilitator, Measurement PD (MSU and Michigan MDE)

Consultant, Building Capacity in Algebra (MSU and Jackson Public Schools)

K-12 Mathematics Education

Mathematics teacher, grade 9

The Dwight Englewood School - Englewood, NJ

Courses Taught: 9th Grade Integrated Mathematics, Honors 9th Grade Integrated Mathematics

Mathematics teacher, grades 6 - 12 [Focus on middle school]

The Wilbraham & Monson Academy - Wilbraham, MA

Courses Taught: Math 6, Math7, Math 8, Algbera II, Functions Statistics & Trig

Mathematics/Computer Science, Grades 9 - 12

Moanalua High School - Honolulu, HI

Courses Taught: IMP 1, IMP 2, IMP 3, IMP 4, Pre-Algbera, Geometry, Honors Trig & Analytic Geometry, Investment Mathematics, Computer Science I

Mathematics Student Teacher- Grades 10-11

The Frederick Douglass Academy - New York, NY

Course Taught: Integrated Mathematics Course II

Mathematics Student Teacher - Grades 7-8

DeWitt Middle School - Ithaca, NY

Courses Taught: Math 7, Math 8, Accelerated Math 8

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