COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics Education Seminar - Fall 2019

Welcome to the Mathematics Education Seminar website!

The Mathematics Education Seminar is a joint venture between folks at Washington State University and the University of Idaho. This semester, William Hall (WSU) and Rob Ely (UofI) will be co-organizing the seminar. Here you will find our weekly schedule and links to our readings. We meet 4:30-5:30pm every Tuesday afternoon at either Daily Grind (230 E Main St., Pullman, WA) or One World Cafe (533 S Main St., Moscow, ID). Please email William Hall ( if you would like to be added to the weekly mailing list for reminders and readings.

Date Location Reading/Topic Discussion Leader
8/20/19 Daily Grind Organizational Meeting N/A
8/27/19 One World Equity during peer conferences: A linguistic comparison by race and gender - Reinholz (2018) William Hall
9/3/19 Daily Grind Providing access to equitable mathematics learning - Wager, Pietz, & Klehr (2017) Annelise Nielsen
9/10/19 One World "Good" mathematics teaching for students of color and those in poverty: the importance of relational interactions within instruction - Battey (2013) Ralph Chikhany
9/17/19 Daily Grind Project Feedback and Students’ ways of understanding a proof - Ahmadpour, Reid, & Fadaee (2019) Annelise Nielsen
9/24/19 Pullman A Black Male Teacher’s Culturally Responsive Practices - Milner (2016) Robin Williams
10/1/19 One World Eigenvalues and eigenvectors: Embodied, symbolic and formal thinking - Thomas & Stewart (2011) Rob Ely
10/8/19 One World Project Feedback Robin Williams
10/15/19 Daily Grind An examination of college mathematics majors’ understandings of their own written definitions - Dickerson & Pitman (2015) John Pawlina
10/22/19 One World Proof validation and modification in secondary school geometry - Komatsu et al. (2017) Daniel Reiss
10/29/19 Daily Grind Students' formalizing processes of the limit concept - Kabael Daniel Malone Buoy
11/5/19 One World Analyzing student understanding in linear algebra through mathematical activity - Plaxco & Wawro (2015) Amandeep Kaur
11/12/19 Daily Grind Project Feedback William Hall
11/19/19 One World Mathematics Majors' Diagram Usage When Writing Proofs in Calculus - Mejia-Ramos & Weber (2019) Molly Sutter
12/3/19 Daily Grind Dutch Secondary School Algebra George Watson
12/10/19 TBD End of semester gathering N/A