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## Experience and Education

Lois Knowles Faculty Fellow (2016-present)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (2012–present)

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Doctor of Philosophy, Mathematics Education (Aug. 2012)

Michigan State University

Graduate Assistant, Program in Mathematics Education (2008–2012)

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics (2006–2008)

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Master of Science, Mathematics (Aug. 2008)

Michigan State University

Completion of Secondary Teacher Preparation Program, Mathematics (Apr. 2006)

Grand Valley State University

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, minor in Psychology (Apr. 2006)

Grand Valley State University

## Publications

### Peer-Reviewed
Journal Articles

1.
**Otten, S.,**
Webel, C., & de Araujo, Z. (2017). Inspecting the foundations of claims
about cognitive demand and student learning: A citation analysis of Stein and
Lane (1996). *Journal of Mathematical
Behavior*, *45*, 111–120.

2.
de Araujo, Z., **Otten, S.**, & Birisci, S. (2017).
Mathematics teachers’ motivations for, experiences with, and conceptions of
flipping instruction. *Teaching and
Teacher Education*, *62*, 60–70*.*

3.
de Araujo, Z., **Otten, S.**, & Birisci, S. (2017).
Conceptualizing “homework” in flipped mathematics classrooms. *Journal of Educational Technology and
Society*, *20*, 248–260.

4.
Nivens, R. A.,
& **Otten, S.** (accepted).
Assessing journal quality in mathematics education. *Journal for Research in Mathematics Education*.

5. **Otten, S.**, & Otten, A. A. (2016). Selecting systems of
linear equations. *Mathematics Teacher*,
*110*, 222–226.

6.
**Otten, S.**,
Engledowl, C., & Spain, V. (2015). Univocal and dialogic discourse in
secondary mathematics classrooms: The case of attending to precision. *ZDM – The International Journal on
Mathematics Education*, *47*,
1285–1298.

7. **Otten, S.**, Cirillo, M., & Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A. (2015).
Making the most of going over homework. *Mathematics
Teaching in the Middle School*, *21*,
98–105.

8. **Otten, S.**, & de Araujo, Z. (2015). Viral criticisms of
Common Core mathematics. *Teaching
Children Mathematics*, *21*,
517–520. [Free version]

9.
**Otten, S.**,
& Engledowl, C. (2015). Attending to precision and revisiting definitions. *Mathematics in Michigan*, *48*(2), 10–13.

10. Engledowl, C., & **Otten, S.** (2015). Attending to precision: A gateway to other
practices. *Mathematics in Michigan*, *48*(2), 18–22.

11. Webel,
C., & **Otten, S.** (2015). Teaching
in a world with Photomath. *Mathematics Teacher, 109*, 368-373.

12. Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Johnson, K. R., **Otten, S.**, Cirillo, M., & Steele,
M. D. (2015). Mapping talk about the mathematics register in a secondary
mathematics teacher study group. *Journal
of Mathematical Behavior, 40*, 29–42.

13. Steele,
M. D., Johnson, K. R., **Otten, S.**,
Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., & Carver, C. (2015). Improving instructional
leadership through the development of leadership content knowledge: The case of
principal learning in algebra. *Journal of Research on Leadership Education*,
*10*, 127–150.

14. **Otten, S.**, & Soria, V. M. (2014). Relationships between
students’ learning and their participation during enactment of middle school
algebra tasks. *ZDM – The International
Journal on Mathematics Education*, *46*,
815–827.

15. **Otten, S.**, Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L.
(2014). The mathematical nature of reasoning-and-proving opportunities in
geometry textbooks. *Mathematical Thinking
and Learning, 16*, 51–79.

16. **Otten, S.**, Males, L. M., & Gilbertson, N. J. (2014). The
introduction of proof in secondary geometry textbooks. *International Journal of Educational Research, 64*, 107–118.

17. **Otten, S.**, Engledowl, C., & Spain, V. (2014). Tasks and
talk moves that promote student reasoning. *Mathematics
in Michigan, 47*(1), 20–24.

18. Gilbertson, N. J., **Otten, S.**, Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (2013). Not all
opportunities to prove are the same. *Mathematics
Teacher, 107*, 138–142.

19. **Otten, S.**, Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A.,
& Cirillo, M. (2012). Going over homework in
mathematics classrooms: An unexamined activity. *Teachers College Record*. Retrieved from
http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?contentid=16851

20. **Otten, S.**, & Zin, C. (2012). In a
class with Klein: Generating a model of the hyperbolic plane. *PRIMUS, 22*, 85–96.

21. Kaplan,
J., & **Otten, S.** (2012).
Optimization: Teaching old dogs with new tasks. *Mathematics Teacher, 105*, 686–691.

22. Herbel-Eisenmann,
B. A., & **Otten, S.** (2011).
Mapping mathematics in classroom discourse. *Journal
for Research in Mathematics Education, 42*, 451–485.

23. **Otten, S.** (2011). Cornered by the real world: A defense of
mathematics. *Mathematics Teacher, 105*,
20–25. [Free version]

24. **Otten, S.**, & Corcoran, E. (2011). Teaching teachers about
measurement: A varied approach. *PRIMUS,
21*, 316–322.

25. Dogru,
F., & **Otten, S.** (2011). Sizing
up outer billiard tables. *American
Journal of Undergraduate Research, 10*(1), 1–8.

26. Males,
L. M., **Otten, S.**, &
Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A. (2010). Challenges of critical colleagueship: Examining
and reflecting on study group interactions. *Journal
of Mathematics Teacher Education, 13*, 459–471.

27. **Otten, S.**, Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A.,
& Males, L. M. (2010). Proof in algebra: Reasoning beyond examples. *Mathematics Teacher, 103*, 514–518.

28. **Otten, S.**, & Dogru, F. (2010). A
lesson learned from outer billiard derivatives. *American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 9*(1), 1–7.

29. **Otten, S.** (2007). Do cyclic polygons
make the cut? *Mathematics Magazine, 80*,
138–141.

### Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

30. Cirillo, M., Steele, M. D., **Otten, S.**, Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., MacAneny, K., & Riser, J.
Q. (2014). Teacher discourse moves: Supporting productive and powerful discourse.
In K. Karp (Ed.), *Annual Perspectives on
Mathematics Education* (pp. 141–149). Reston, VA: National Council of
Teachers of Mathematics.

### Books

31. Koestler, C., Felton, M. D., Bieda, K. N., & **Otten, S.*** (2013). *Connecting the NCTM process standards and the CCSSM practices*. Reston, VA: National Council
of Teachers of Mathematics. *__all authors contributed equally__

32. Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Cirillo, M.,
Steele, M. D., **Otten, S.**, & Johnson, K. J. (book under contract). *Mathematics discourse in secondary
classrooms: A case-based professional development curriculum*.

### Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceeding Articles

33. de Araujo, Z., **Otten,
S.**, & Birisci, S. (2016). Teachers’ motivations for flipping their
mathematics instruction. In M. Wood & E. Turner (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of
the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of
Mathematics Education*. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona.

34. Engledowl,
C., **Otten, S.**, & Spain, V.
(2015). The discourse of attending to precision in secondary classrooms. In T.
G. Bartell, K. N. Bieda, R. T. Putnam, K. Bradfield, & H. Dominguez (Eds.),
*Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* (pp.
1030–1037). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

35. **Otten, S.**, Yee, S. P., & Taylor, M. (2015). Secondary
mathematics methods courses: What do we value? In T. G. Bartell, K. N.
Bieda, R. T. Putnam, K. Bradfield & H. Dominguez (Eds.), *Proceedings of
the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International
Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* (pp. 772–779). East
Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

36. **Otten, S.**, Engledowl, C., & Spain,
V. (2014). Teachers' developing talk about the mathematical practice of
attending to precision. In S. Oesterle, C. Nicol, P. Liljedahl & D. Allan
(Eds.), *Proceedings of the 38th conference of the International Group for
the Psychology of Mathematics Education* (Vol. 6, p. 191). Vancouver, BC:
PME.

37. **Otten, S.**, Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., & Cirillo, M. (2013).
Handling student difficulties when going over homework in secondary mathematics
classrooms. In M. Martinez & A. Castro Superfine (Eds.), *Proceedings of
the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International
Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* (pp. 1405–1408). Chicago,
IL: University of Illinois at Chicago.

38. Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Johnson, K. R., **Otten, S.**, & Cirillo, M. (2013).
Secondary teachers’ talk about the mathematics register. In M. Martinez
& A. Castro Superfine (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 35th annual meeting of
the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of
Mathematics Education* (pp. 613–620). Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at
Chicago.

39. **Otten, S.** (2012). Exploring cognitive demand, student
participation, and learning in middle school algebra. In L. R. Van
Zoest, J.-J. Lo & J. L. Kratky (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of
the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of
Mathematics Education *(pp. 359–362). Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan
University.

40. **Otten, S.**, Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L.
(2011). Reasoning-and-proving in geometry textbooks: What is being proved? In
L. R. Wiest & T. Lamberg (Eds.), *Proceedings
of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International
Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education *(pp. 347–355). Reno, NV:
University of Nevada.

41. **Otten, S.** (2010). Conclusions within
mathematical task enactments: A new phase of analysis. In P. Brosnan, D. B.
Erchick & L. Flevares (Eds.), *Proceedings
of the 32nd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International
Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education *(pp. 661–669). Columbus,
OH: Ohio State University.

42. **Otten, S.**, & Herbel-Eisenmann, B.
A. (2009). Multiple meanings in mathematics: Beneath the surface of area. 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.
296–303). Atlanta, GA: Georgia State University.

### Editor-Reviewed Book Sections

43. Nivens,
R. A., & **Otten, S.** (2016).
Journal rankings and representations in mathematics education. *Philosophy of
Mathematics Education Monograph (Vol. 31)*.

44. **Otten, S.** (2010). There’s math in the
mix. In L. Males, J. Males, & C. Beckmann (Eds.), *Adventures with mathematics: Climbing from grade 6 to grade 7 *(p.
41). Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

45. **Otten, S.** (2010). Making room for math.
In L. Males, J. Males, & C. Beckmann (Eds.), *Adventures with mathematics: Climbing from grade 6 to grade 7 *(p.
47). Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

46. Herbel-Eisenmann,
B., Cirillo, M., & **Otten, S.**
(2009). Synthesizing the bases of purposeful discourse: Reading, reflecting,
and community. In B. Herbel-Eisenmann & M. Cirillo (Eds.), *Promoting purposeful discourse: Teacher
research in mathematics classrooms* (pp. 205–217). Reston, VA: National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

### Book Reviews

47. **Otten, S.** (2009). God? A mathematician
challenges the proofs [Review of the book *Irreligion*].
*Math Horizons, 17*(1), 28–29.

## SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

**National and International**

Otten, S. (April, 2017). *Mathematical practices go to the movies:
High-level box office activities.* Invited presentation to be given at the
annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Antonio,
TX.

de Araujo, Z., Otten, S., & Birisci,
S. (2016, November). *Teachers’
motivations and conceptualizations of flipped mathematics instruction*.
Paper presented at PMENA, Tucson, AZ.

Otten, S., de Araujo, Z., & Birisci,
S. (2016, November). *A framework for
homework in flipped mathematics classes*. Poster presented at PMENA, Tucson,
AZ.

Otten, S., & de Araujo, Z. (2016,
October). *The role of videos in
high-quality flipped lessons*. Presentation at the Kansas City Mathematics
Technology Expo, Kansas City, MO.

Nivens, R., & Otten, S. (2016, July). *Comparing journal impact measures in
mathematics education*. Poster presented at the 13th International Congress
on Mathematics Education, Hamburg, Germany.

Otten, S., Bleiler-Baxter, S. K., &
Engledowl, C. (2016, April). *Authority
and whole-class proving in a high school geometry class*. Paper presented at
the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association,
Washington, DC.

Otten, S. (Discussant). (2016, April). *Research in secondary mathematics contexts*.
Paper session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association, Washington, DC.

Otten, S. (Chair). (2016, April). *Promoting discourse in mathematics
classrooms*. Paper session at the annual meeting of the American Educational
Research Association, Washington, DC.

Bieda, K., Males, L., & Otten, S. (2016,
January). *Supporting prospective secondary
teachers’ understanding of the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice*.
Presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher
Educators, Irvine, CA.

Nivens, R., & Otten, S. (2016, January).
*Making sense of journal rankings in mathematics
education*. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association of
Mathematics Teacher Educators, Irvine, CA.

Otten, S., & Engledowl, C. (2015,
November). *Teachers’ and their students’
engagement in mathematical practices*. Poster presented at the 37th annual
meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the
Psychology of Mathematics Education, East Lansing, MI.

Yee, S., Otten, S., & Taylor, M.
(2015, June). *Curricular touchstones for
secondary methods courses*. Presentation at the Science and Mathematics
Teacher Imperative national conference, New Orleans, LA.

Otten, S. (Chair). (2015, April). *Analyzing the Common Core State Standards
for Mathematical Practice*. Roundtable session at the annual meeting of the
American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Otten, S., & Engledowl, C. (2015,
April). *Examining interactions between
reasoning and attending to precision in secondary classrooms*. Paper presented
at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association,
Chicago, IL.

Otten, S., & I, J. (2015, April). *Technologies and tasks that promote
mathematics from an advanced perspective*. Presentation at the annual
meeting of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Boston, MA.

Yee, S., Taylor, M., & Otten, S.
(2015, February). *Developing touchstones
for secondary mathematics methods courses: National results to date*.
Presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher
Educators, Orlando, FL.

Otten, S. (2014, April). *Semantic relations and student participation
in middle school mathematics classrooms*. Paper presented at the annual
meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Otten, S., Herbel-Eisenmann, B., &
Johnson, K. R. (2014, April). *Using tools
from discourse analysis to understand change in a teacher study group*.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., Cervello
Rogers, K., & Otten, S. (2014, April). *Reasoning-and-proving
opportunities for teachers in secondary geometry textbooks*. Paper presented
at the research conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,
New Orleans, LA.

Otten, S. (2013, April). *Paradise way: The hidden curriculum of the
suburban neighborhood*. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the
American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Bieda, K., & Otten, S. (2013, April). *Exploring the Common Core practices in
secondary classrooms*. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Johnson, K. J.,
& Otten, S. (2013, April). *Secondary
teachers’ expanding understanding of the mathematics register*. Symposium at
the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of
Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Steele, M., Otten,
S., & Johnson, K. J. (2013, April). *Mathematics
discourse in secondary classrooms: Productive teacher moves and empowered
students*. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of
Supervisors of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Otten, S. (2012, April). *Relationships between student participation,
task summaries, and algebra learning*. Poster presented at the research
presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Bieda, K., & Otten, S. (2012, April). *The standards for mathematical practice:
Where have we been and where are we going?* Presentation at the research
presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Gilbertson, N., Otten, S., Males, L. M.,
& Clark, D. L. (2012, April). *Proof
in geometry textbooks: Not all opportunities are created equal*.
Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Males, L. M., Otten, S., Gilbertson, N.
G., & Clark, D. L. (2012, April). *Reasoning-and-proving
in textbooks: The case of high school geometry*. Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, ON.

Johnson, K. R., Otten, S.,
Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Cirillo, M., & Steele, M. D. (2012, February). *Teacher discourse moves in context*.
Presentation at the preconference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher
Educators, Fort Worth, TX.

Otten, S. (2012, February). *More than cognitive demand: Tracing participatory
demand of mathematical tasks*. Presentation at the annual conference of the
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Fort Worth, TX.

Otten, S., Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A.,
Cirillo, M., Steele, M., & Bosman, H. M. (2011, April). *Students actively listening: A foundation
for productive discourse in mathematics classrooms. *Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans,
LA.

Otten, S., & Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A. (2010,
May). *Going over mathematics homework in
middle grade classrooms*. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Otten, S., Putnam, R. T., & Britton,
E. (2010, May). *Content needs of
beginning secondary mathematics teachers*. Paper presented at the annual
meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

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

Otten, S.
(2005, August). *Outer billiards in the hyperbolic
plane*. Presentation at the MathFest conference of the Mathematical
Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.

**Local
and Regional**

de
Araujo, Z., & Otten, S. (2016, December). *Considerations for flipped instruction*. Presentation at the Abell
conversation series at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

Karaman,
R., & Otten, S. (2016, November). *High
school students’ use of diagrams in geometry proofs*. Poster presented at
the University of Missouri College of Education Research Day, Columbia, MO.

Otten, S.
(2016, October). *Proving opportunities in
schools and a conceptual guide to assessment*. Presentation at the
mathematics department seminar of Grand Valley State Univesrity, Allendale, MI.

de Araujo, Z., & Otten,
S. (2016, July). *Flipped mathematics:
Lessons learned from research*. Presentation at Columbia Public Schools
Technopalooza, Columbia, MO.

de Araujo, Z., Otten, S., Lannin, J. K.,
& Webel, C. (2014, October). *Mathematics
education: Considering collaborative efforts*. Presentation at the
operations council meeting of the Missouri Partnership for Educational Renewal,
Columbia, MO.

Otten, S. (2013, November). *Strategies for infusing instruction with the
mathematical practices*. Presentation at the regional conference of the
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Louisville, KY.

Otten, S., Engledowl, C., & Spain, V.
(2013, October). *Understanding and
implementing the CCSSM practices*. Poster presented at the 2nd annual
mathematics education symposium between the University of Missouri and the
University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Otten, S. (2013, October). *The math challenge: “When am I ever going to
use this?”* Presentation at the University of Missouri Mathematics Teacher
Organization, Columbia, MO.

Otten, S. (2013, March). *Publishing as a graduate student*.
Presentation at the Mathematics Learning Research Group of Michigan State
University, East Lansing, MI.

Otten, S. (2012, December). *Pursuing the practices: Mathematical (and
scientific) ways of thinking and interacting*. Presentation in the
University of Missouri mathematics and science education colloquium series,
Columbia, MO.

Otten, S. (2012, November). *Connecting Common Core practices to NCTM
processes*. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Missouri Council of
Teachers of Mathematics, Columbia, MO.

Otten, S. (2012, March). *Participation, practices, and learning in
middle school algebra: A dissertation on the enacted curriculum*.
Presentation at the Mathematics Learning Research Group of Michigan State
University, East Lansing, MI.

Otten, S., & Bieda, K. N. (2012,
February). *Understanding the standards
for mathematical practice at the secondary level*. Presentation at the Math
in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Otten, S., Bosman, H. M., Johnson, K. R.,
& Males, L. M. (2010, August). *Using
math talk moves to promote rich mathematical discussions*. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan
Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Macomb, MI.

Otten, S.
(2010, March). *The cognitive demand of
mathematical task conclusions. *Presentation at the annual Graduate Academic
Conference at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Otten, S.,
& Zin, C. (2009, May). *A
student-generated model of the hyperbolic plane*. Presentation at the
Michigan section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Mount
Pleasant, MI.

Otten, S.
(2007, May). *Engaging in educational
pursuits*. Keynote address at the honors banquet of the Rudyard Area Scholastic
Achievement Council, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Otten, S.
(2005, March). *An introduction to
non-Euclidean geometry*. Presentation at the Student Scholarship Day of
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

## GRANTS AND ADDITIONAL FUNDING

Jump Start
Grant May
2015 –

ReSTEM
Institute, University of Missouri Apr.
2016

*Fostering Learning by Increasing
Participation in Discussions (FLIP’D)*

Mizzou
Online Program Development Initiative Dec.
2013 –

University of Missouri Dec.
2016

*M. Ed. in Learning, Teaching, and
Curriculum, Emphasis in Mathematics Education*

Research
Board Grant Jun.
2013 –

University of Missouri System May
2014

*Infusing Instruction with the
Mathematical Practices*

Research
Council Large Grant Jun.
2013 –

University of Missouri May
2014

*Secondary Teachers’ Knowledge of the
Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice*

Dissertation
Completion Fellowship Jan.
2012 –

Michigan State University College of
Natural Science Apr.
2012

Summer
Research Continuation Fellowship May
2010 –

Michigan State University College of
Natural Science Aug.
2010

Student
Summer Scholar, Research Grant May
2005 –

Grand Valley State University Aug.
2005

## RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

Leadership
Team Member Sep.
2015 – present

Science and Mathematics Education

*Missouri STEM Literacy Project*

Funding: Missouri Department of
Higher Education, Improving Teacher Quality Grants

Co-Principal
Investigator May
2015 –

Mathematics
Education April
2016

*Fostering
Learning by Increasing Participation in Discussion (FLIP’D)*

Funding: ReSTEM Institute, College of Education, University of Missouri

Principal
Investigator April
2013 –

Mathematics Education May
2014

*Understanding
and Implementing the Common Core Mathematical Practices*

Funding: University of Missouri Research Board and Research Council

Facilitator Aug.
2012

Mathematics Education

*Algebra
Readiness Institute, Grades 3-8*

Funding: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Principal Investigator May
2010 –

Mathematics Education Aug.
2012

*Reasoning-and-Proving
in High School Geometry Textbooks*

Funding: Michigan State University College of Natural Science

Graduate Assistant Aug.
2009 –

Mathematics Education Aug.
2012

*Mathematics
Discourse in Secondary Classrooms: A Case-Based Professional Development
Curriculum*

Principal Investigators: Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, Michael Steele, Michelle
Cirillo Funding: National Science Foundation

Research
Assistant May
2008 –

Mathematics and Science Education Aug.
2010

*Research on MSP Teacher Recruitment, Induction, Retention*

Principal Investigators: Edward Britton, Ralph T. Putnam

Funding: National Science Foundation

Research Assistant Feb.
2008 –

Mathematics Education Dec.
2009

*Discourse
Analysis: A Catalyst for Reflective Inquiry in Math Classrooms*

Principal Investigator: Beth Herbel-Eisenmann

Funding: National Science Foundation

Data Collector Jun.
2008 –

Mathematics Education Aug.
2008

*Quantitative
Literacy Study*

Principal Investigators: Dennis Gilliland, Vince Melfi

Funding: Michigan State University

Data Collector Mar.
2009 –

Mathematics Education May
2009

*CyberChase
Project: Children’s Learning from Multiple Media in Informal*

Mathematics Education

Principal Investigators: Sandra Crespo, Shalom Fisch, Richard Lesh, Vince

Melfi, Sandra Sheppard

Funding: National Science Foundation

Student Researcher Jan.
2005 –

Mathematics Aug.
2005

*Outer
Billiards in the Hyperbolic Plane*

Faculty Advisor: Filiz Dogru

Funding: Grand Valley State University Student Summer Scholars Program

## HONORS AND AWARDS

Lois Knowles Faculty Fellow 2016
– present

University of Missouri College of Education

Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence* *2016

Grand Valley State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2016 Best Article Award for the *Journal of Research on Leadership Education *2016

University Council for Educational Administration

Excellence in Advising, nominee from
the College of Education 2016

University of Missouri

Routledge Education Class of 2015,
Most Read article 2015

*Mathematical Thinking and Learning *(Vol.
16)

Undergraduate Instructor of the Year,
nominee 2015

University of Missouri College of Education

STaR (Service, Teaching, and Research)
Institute Fellow 2013

National Science Foundation & Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

EXCEL Article Award Nominee 2012

Society of National Association Publishers

Dean’s Scholar Award 2008
– 2012

Michigan State University College of Education

Rasmussen Fellowship 2008

Michigan State University Graduate School

*Summa cum Laude *2006

Grand Valley State University

Outstanding Student Award,
Mathematics 2006

Grand Valley State University

Outstanding Graduate Award 2006

Grand Valley State University Department of Mathematics

Merit Scholarship 2005

Grand Valley State University Department of Mathematics

Outstanding Freshman Award 2003

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Presidential
Scholarship 2002
– 2006

Grand Valley State University

## SERVICE

Steering Committee
Member, elected 2013
– present

International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, North America

Creator & Producer,
Mathematics Education Podcast 2012
– present

http://www.mathedpodcast.com

Reviewer, *Mathematical Thinking and Learning* 2013
– present

Routledge

Reviewer, *Journal for Research in Mathematics Education* 2013 – present

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Reviewer, Annual Conference 2010
– present

Int. Grp. for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (North America)

Reviewer, Annual Conference 2009
– present

American Educational Research Association

Reviewer, *Mathematics Teacher* 2008
– present

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Creator & Manager,
Wikispace of Mathematics Education Resources 2009
– present

http://mathedjournals.wikispaces.com

Editorial Board Member, *PRIMUS* 2013
– 2016

Taylor & Francis

Panel Reviewer 2015

National Science Foundation

Reviewer, *Journal of Teacher Education* 2013

Sage Publications

Reviewer, *American Educational Research Journal* 2012

American Educational Research Association

Member, Conference Steering Committee 2010 – 2012

Conversations Among Colleagues

## PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Missouri
Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012
– present

Association
of Mathematics Teacher Educators 2011
– present

Int. Group for Psychology of
Mathematics Education (North America) 2009
– present

American
Educational Research Association 2008
– present

Mathematical
Association of America 2006
– present

National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2005
– present

Michigan
Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2010
– 2016

American
Mathematical Society 2005
– 2009