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NCTM Research Presession 2013

Colleagues from the Poincar√© Institute and I will be presenting work on teachers and mathematical modeling at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Research Presession, April 15-17 in Denver, Colorado! This work explores what criteria teachers use to define what constitutes a mathematical model, how that criteria changes depending on context, and what […]

Tufts Computer Science Colloquium, Sept 27 2012

Designing Computational Environments for Mathematical and Scientific Expression September 27, 2012 2:50 pm – 4:00 pm Halligan 111 More information here:

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AERA 2012

AERA 2012 was in Vancouver this year. I presented a poster of ongoing work on an interactive gallery to bridge individual work and classroom-level discussion [PDF]. I am also now Chair of AERA’s Special Interest Group on Advanced Technologies for Learning!¬†For more information about the SIG, visit and like our facebook page. To become a […]

Cyberlearning Summit 2012

Some great talks and great people at the NSF Cyberlearning Research Summit:

PME-NA 2011 Presentation & Workshop

I’ll be at PME-NA 2011 in Reno talking about some DeltaTick work and helping out with the Models and Modeling Working Group.

Tufts STEM Education Lecture Series Presentation

On September 12, I was honored to give the first presentation of the 2011/2012 STEM Education Lecture Series here at Tufts! My talk was called Speaking Mathematically: Exploring How Students Align Mathematical Language with Narrative Description.