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Presentations at AERA 2013

Two posters stemming from our work on middle school students’ representational competence have been accepted for presentation at next year’s Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association as part of the Special Interest Group on Learning Sciences (SIG-LS) and Division C-Learning and Instruction, Mathematics programs: Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Maldonis, J. Patterns in students’ processes […]

NCTM Research Presession 2013

Colleagues from the Poincaré 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.