Presentations

The following presentations were given at RUSMP events or by RUSMP directors, teachers and staff at local, state, or national conferences:


2020

Campbell, D. (2020, February). Computer Science without Screen Time. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

De La Torriente, A. (2020, February). Using Instructional Technology to Enhance Mathematics Achievement. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

De Leon, M. (2020, February). What does the Line of Best Fit have to do with Automobile Tires? RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Ekmekci, A. (2020, February). Critical Issues in STEM Education: Research on Effective STEM Teachers and Teaching. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Fisher, A. (2020, February). Dive into Computer Science Principles through Text Compression Widget. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, Tx.

Glass, S. (2020, February). Engaging Code.or Activities. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Hu, C., Miles, M., Zhu, A., & Zhu, S. (2020, February). NCWIT Aspiration in Computing Award Winners: Fresh Hub app. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Jaster, S. (2020, February). Discovering Density of Objects. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conferencee, Houston, TX.

Martinez, J., & Rodarte, J. (2020, February). Solving Multi-Step Real-world Problems. RUSMP 2020 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

2019

Burrus, C. (2019, February). Archimedes and Geogebra. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Burrus, C. (2019, March). Archimedes and Geogebra. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

Corkin, D., & Ekmekci, A. (2019). The impact of mathematics teachers on student learning and motivation. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Charlotte, NC.

Ekmekci, A. (2019, April). Being research-based and research-minded in helping K-12 mathematics education. Association for Women in Mathematics Research Symposium, Houston, TX.

Ekmekci, A. (2019, July). The Rice University Master Teaching Fellowship Program midpoint results: Progress in development of teacher leaders in high-need urban schools. Poster presented at the 2019 Noyce Summit, Washington, D.C.

Ekmekci, A., & Corkin D. (2019, April). The role of high school students’ motivation and course-taking on their STEM career plans. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada.

Ekmekci, A., & Corkin, D. (2019, March). The influence of science teachers on high school students’ science motivation: An analysis using a nationally representative large-scale data set. Virtual paper presented at the 2019 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Ekmekci, A., & McMorris, P. (2019, July). Developing mathematics teacher leaders to meet the needs of urban schools: Lessons from the Rice University Robert Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship Program. Poster presented at the 2019 Noyce Summit, Washington, D.C.

Ekmekci, A., & Sahin, A. (2019, April). A longitudinal study on high school students’ STEM college-major intentions: Results from the third year. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada.

Everett, E. (2019, February). Teaching triangles for understanding. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Haenicke, M. (2019, February). Make 'n Take - Foldables and interactive notebooks. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Hamilton, G. (2019, February). Pythagorean Theorem practicum. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Hernandez, F., & Ondruch, M.J. (2019, February). Statistics with integrated technology. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Hernandez, F., & Ondruch, M.J. (2019, March). Statistics with integrated technology. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

McMorris, P. (2019, July). Master Teacher Panelist: The Role of Teacher Preparation Programs in STEM Teacher Retention in High-Need School Districts. 2019 NSF Noyce Summit, Washington, D. C.

Mironychev, A. (2019, February). The Geometry curriculum: Is it scope and sequence versus higher-level thinking and deeper knowledge? RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Mironychev, A. (2019, March). The combination of different technologies in geometry lessons. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

Mironychev, A., & Morales, W. (2019, March). Trigonometric proofs of congruent triangles. Universality of Global Education Issues, Huntsville, TX.

Newmyer, C., Kahler, D., Wittenborn-Sikorski, J., Thompson, L., McMorris, P., Harry, S., & Creek-Pinner, P. (2019, July). Voices from the field Master Teacher panel. 2019 Noyce Summit, Washington. D.C.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2019, March). Discussant: Technology in STEM Classrooms. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2019, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: Supporting excellence in PK-16 mathematics since 1987. Association for Women in Mathematics Research Symposium, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2019, March). Discussant: Technology in STEM Classrooms. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2019, March). Exploring transformations on the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator. Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Parr, R. (2019, March). Integrating CAS in the Precalculus classroom. Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Parr, R. (2019, June). Precalculus explorations using the TI-Nspire CAS. USACAS11, Highland Park, IL.

Parr, R. (2019, July). Exploring Pre-Calculus and Calculus activities using the TI-Nspire. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Parr, R. (2019, July). Exploring Pre-Calculus and Calculus activities using the TI-84+CE. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Parr, R., Hamilton, G., & Wu, L. (2019, February). Lessons learned from a unique collaboration opportunity between two Noyce programs at two different universities. 2019 Western Noyce Regional Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Polley, R, (2019, February). Geometric constructions using string. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Polley, R. (2019, February). Technology-assisted mathematics instruction. HISD Mathematics Department Head Meeting, Houston, TX.

Ratliff, B. C. (2019, February). Building like Banneker: Using history and culturally responsive pedagogy to shape positive mathematics identities. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Safin, K. (2019, February). How to hook students into learning: A lesson from trigonometry. HISD Mathematics Department Head Meeting, Houston, TX.

Safin, K. (2019, March). How to find the volume of a remote cylindrical reservoir. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

Sahin, A., & Ekmekci, A. (2019). Developing a self-reported measure for high school students’ 21st century skills. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association. Toronto, Canada.

Sanchez, M. C., & Jaster, S. (2019, February). Investigating motion using simulators. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Sanders, R. (2019, February). Using Algebra Tiles to teach integer operations. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Stroud, F. (2019, February). Points of concurrency using Geogebra. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Stroud, F. (2019, March). Points of concurrency using Geogebra. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

White, C. (2019, July). Developing students' algebraic thinking through problem solving. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Wu, L. (2019, February). Creating an effective website: Precalculus. RUSMP 2019 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Wu, L. (2019, February). Creating an effective website: Precalculus. Life in Schools: Technology in STEM Classrooms Conference, Houston, TX.

2018

Beronque, Y., Hoard, D., & Morales, W. (2018, February). Language in the mathematics classroom. RUSMP 2018 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Corkin, D., Coleman, S., & Ekmekci, A. (2018, April). Self-regulatory teaching strategies and motivation among mathematics teachers working in high-poverty urban schools. Paper presented at 2018 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Ekmekci, A., Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2018, July). The Rice University Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship Program (DUE # 1556006): Evaluation update for year 1 and year 2. Poster presented at 2018 Noyce Summit, Washington, DC.

Ekmekci, A., Parr, R., & Fisher, A. (2018, March). Results from a computer science teaching collaborative: Serving teachers with different needs through variety of pathways. Virtual paper presented at the 2018 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference. Washington, DC.

Ekmekci, A., & Sahin, A. (2018, April). The development and validation of a 21st century skills instrument: Measuring secondary school students’ skills. Paper presented at 2018 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Ekmekci, A., Sheppard, P., Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2018, July). Noyce teacher noticing when observing other Noyce and non-Noyce teachers. Poster presented at 2018 Noyce Summit, Washington, DC.

Ekmekci, A., Sheppard, P., Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2018, July). Lessons learned from a unique collaboration opportunity between two Noyce programs at two different universities (Rice-ULL). 2018 Noyce Summit, Washington, DC.

Elhajj, H., Hester-Trotty, V., & Williams, L. (2018, February). Developing mathematical perseverance. RUSMP 2018 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Fisher, A. (2018, July). Connecting mathematics and coding—TI Codes ten minutes a week. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Fisher, A., McMorris, P., & Tayyeb, Z. (2018, September). What is the Texas Teacher Externship Program? RUSMP 2018 Fall Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Franshaw, M. (2018, October). What to look for in an effective 21st-century classroom: Characteristics and support. RUSMP Administrators' Conference, Houston, TX.

Gil, E. (2018, July). Building conceptual understanding using a beaded number line and a Rekenrek. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Hamdan, S., Mondesir, R., & Redmond, M. (2018, September). The Agile process. RUSMP 2018 Fall Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Hernandez, F., & Ondruch, J. (2018, February). Model lessons to develop administrators' coaching skills. Building Relationships Between Teachers and Principals Conference, Houston, TX.

Kennedy, A. (2018, September). Organizational culture in software delivery. RUSMP 2018 Fall Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

McMorris, P. (2018, July). Colorful transformations and dilations with TI-84 Calculators. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

McMorris, P. (2018, August). Colorful transformations and dilations with TI-84 Calculators. Houston Independent School District Math Conference, Houston, TX.

Mironychev, A. (2018, May). Comparison of Geometry curriculum in American and Russian schools. Education and City: Partnership for Success, Moscow, Russia.

Mironychev, A. (2018, January). SSA and SAS conditions for congruent triangles. Joint meeting of Mathematical Association of America, San Antonio, TX.

Mironychev, A., & Morales, W. (2018, August). Trigonometric proofs of congruent triangles. Houston Independent School District Math Conference, Houston, TX.

Mironychev, A., Morales, W., & Wu, L. (2018, September). Application of Agile in the mathematics classroom. RUSMP 2018 Fall Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Nunn, K., Ondruch, J., Polley, R., & Safin, K. (2018, February). Selling students on themselves: The educational usefulness of the concept of growth mindset. RUSMP 2018 Spring Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2018, March). Exploring Transformations on the TI-84C Graphing Calculator. Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Parr, R. (2018, July). Exploring parametric representation. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2018, July). Making mathematics connections through conic sections. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Papakonstantinou, J. (2018, July). A tale of two functions: Exploring cubic functions. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, J., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2018, July). Games to actively engage your Algebra II students in learning. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Sahin, A., Ekmekci, A., & Waxman, H. (2018, March). A social cognitive career lens onto 10th grade students' STEM college major plans. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Atlanta, GA.

Sahin, A., Ekmekci, A., & Waxman, H. (2018, April). A longitudinal study of factors impacting high school students’ STEM-majoring intentions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2018, July). Dare to dive Into data. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

White, C., & Troutman, S. (2018, April). Using coffee stirrers to develop reasoning about geometric shapes and their attributes. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C.

White, C., & Troutman, S. (2018, July). Using coffee stirrers to develop and test geometric concepts. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

White, C., & Troutman, S. (2018, July). Algebraic thinking for all students. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

2017

Corkin, D., Ekmekci, A., & Coleman, S. (2017). Barriers to implementation of constructivist teaching in a high-poverty urban school district. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Fort Worth, TX.

Corkin, D., Ekmekci, A., & Fisher, A. (2017). The effects of a culturally relevant intervention on computer science motivation among underrepresented minority students in high school geometry. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Haenicke, M., & Wu, L. (2017, August). Advanced Quantitative Reasoning curriculum and activities. Houston Independent School District Job-a-Like Conference, Houston, TX.

Mironychev, A. (2017, August). Conditions for congruent triangles. Houston Independent School District Mathematics Meeting, Houston, TX.

Mironychev, A. (2017, February). Proofs in the geometry curriculum. Universality of Global Education Issues, Huntsville, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2017, March). Why choose math? Young Women’s STEM Conference, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., & Radigan, J. (2017, November). The Rice University Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship Program. Rice University Outreach Council Meeting, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2017, July). The Rice University Master Teaching Fellowship Program. Poster presented at 2017 Noyce Summit, Washington, DC.

Parr, R., & Fisher, A. (2017, March). Exploring parametric representation with the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator. T3 International Conference, Chicago, IL. Student handout

Parr, R., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2017, April). Fostering communities of practice among teachers to promote student success. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Sahin, A., Ekmekci, A., & Waxman, H. (2017). Investigating high school students’ individual, environment, and Pygmalion effects variables on college major selection. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2017, April). Dare to dive into data. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Ward, R. (2017, September). Put on Your Math Goggles®: Integrating Mathematics and the Visual Arts. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference, Houston, TX.

White, C., & Troutman, S. (2017, April). Developing algebraic thinking through problem-solving activities. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

2016

Bates, D., & Jackson, J. (2016, October). Measures of central tendency (Intermediate). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Burger, E. (2016, June). Effective thinking and creative problem solving. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Byous, K., Guidry, M., & Willis, K. (2016, October). Volumes of cylinders, cones, and spheres (middle school). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Chin, P., Nice, M., & Willis, K. (2016, October). Spherical geometry (High School). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Corkin, D. M., & Ekmekci, A. (2016, March). RUSMP's research and evaluation of the Summer Campus Program (SCP). Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Teacher Quality Grants Directors' Meeting. Fort Worth, TX.

Corkin, D. M., Ekmekci, A., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2015, April). Mathematics teachers’ motivational beliefs: The effect of the school-work environment. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Washington, DC.

Corkin, D. M., Ekmekci, A., White, C., & Fisher, A. (2016, February). Teachers’ self-efficacy and knowledge for the integration of technology in mathematics instruction at urban schools. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML). Orlando, FL.

Corkin, D. M., Horn, C., & Pattison, D. (2016, April). The effects of pedagogical enhancements on classroom climate perceptions and motivational beliefs among college students enrolled in freshman biology courses. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Washington, DC.

Ekmekci, A., & Cavlazoglu, B.(2016, April). Student persistence in science: Do science teacher credentials matter? Paper presented at the 2016 Annual International Conference for National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Baltimore, MD.

Ekmekci, A., & Corkin, D. (2016, April). The relation between teacher-related factors and student mathematics achievement. The Spring School at the University of Wurzburg: Perspectives on Research in Mathematics Education in the Next Decade. Bavaria, Germany.

Fisher, A. (2016, February). Reaching the breaking point: Using spaghetti and the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld to understand inverse variation. T3 International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Fisher, A., & Parr, R. (2016, November). Why computer science education matters & RUSMP as Code.org Regional Partner. RUSMP/Code.org Administrators' Workshop, Houston, TX.

Hernandez, M., & Trevino, V. (2016, October). Measurement with nonstandard units (Elementary). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2016, March). Changes in mathematics TEKS and resources for directors and teachers. Texas Higher Coordinating Board Teacher Quality Grants Directors' Meeting, Fort Worth, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2016, April). Techniques that support novice and struggling mathematics teachers. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Oakland, CA.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Troutman, S., & White, C. (2016, October). STEAM: Connecting mathematics, art, and science. STEM Innovators-in-Training Experience. Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2016, February). Exploring transformations with the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator. T3 International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Parr, R. (2016, June). Fostering success in mathematics through communities of practice. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Reeder, L., May, S., Jefferson, M., Boone, M., Kang, R., & Warren, K. (2016, October). Code.org Activities from Computer Science in Algebra, Computer Science in Science, and Exploring Computer Science. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Sahin, A., Ekmekci, A., Almus, K., & Gulacar, O. (2016, April). High school students’ understanding of the scientific method: Does participation in science project Olympiads matter? Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA). Washington, DC.

Stripling, T. (2016, October). Innovation is a process: Collaboration, creativity and mathematical modeling yields solutions to real-world problems, big and small. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Troutman, S. (2016, February). The evolution of the RUSMP Summer Campus Program. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2016, April). Algebraic thinking for all students. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Ward, R. (2016, February). Put on your math goggles: Seeing the mathematics TEKS in art. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

2015

Armardi, G., Berggren, S. Mills, G., Troutman, S., & Zhou, J. (2015, June). Preparing for the SAT. Texas Diversity Council Summer Youth Program, Houston, TX.

Browne, D. (2015, June). Exploring functions with physics concepts. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Browne, D., & Knowles, C. (2015, February). Math code breakers and STAAR makers. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Burkholder, C., & Ibsen-Johnson, E. (2015, September). Application of linear functions (Middle School). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX

Burnside, J. (2015, February). Exciting exponential functions. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Casey, J. (2015, February). Fabulous fractions. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Casey, J. (2015, June). Fabulous fractions. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Divin, M., Jafferali, A., & Morales, R. (2015, September). Functions and relations. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX

Ekmekci, A. (2015, April). Are we measuring it accurately: mathematical literacy in the PISA context? Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA). Chicago, IL.

Ekmekci, A. (2015, April). Mathematical literacy assessment design: A dimensionality analysis of Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) mathematics framework. (Honorable mention dissertation award presentation). Advanced Studies of National Databases (ASOND), Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA). Chicago, IL.

Ekmekci, A., Corkin, D., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2015, February). Mathematics teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning mathematics. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML). Las Vegas, NV.

Ekmekci, A., Corkin, D., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2015, April). Technology using habits of mathematics teachers. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA). Chicago, IL.

Fisher. A. (2015, February). Explore math, art, and the Idea of Infinity through the Sierpinski triangle. Expanding Your Horizons Conference, Houston, TX.

Fisher, A. (2015, June). Fun with fractals and functions. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Ford, M., & White, N. (2015, September). Multiplication (2nd grade). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX

Hardin, K. (2015, June). Effective questioning and classroom discourse. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Harlow, L. (2015, June). Activities for Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Hicks, I.V. (2015, June). Graphs are everywhere! RUSMP 2015 Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Jensen, L. (2015, February). Math games that count. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Kubena, K. (2015, June). Exciting exponential functions. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Law, W. (2015, June). Teaching upside down: The you do - we do - I do model. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

LeRoy, L. (2015, June). Math instruction…a lá flipped classroom. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, J. (2015, June). Hands-on activities for the Algebra II classroom. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2015, September). Making the case for including the arts in STEM courses. The Latino Education Summit II, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2015, April). Leveraging university/school district partnerships to support mathematics learning for ALL. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Troutman, S., & White, C. (2015, June). Techniques that support novice and struggling mathematics teachers. RUSMP 2015 Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2015, March). Exploring the new Algebra 1 TEKS with the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculator. T3 International Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Parr, R. (2015, March). Precalculus activities for TI-Nspire™ CAS technology. T3 International Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Parr, R. (2015, April). Transforming high school mathematics through transformations. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

Parr, R. (2015, June). Making mathematics connections through conic sections. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Santana-Quiñones, A. (2015, September). Multiplication of fractions by a whole number (5th grade). RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Smith, P. (2015, June). See the world differently you will: Coaching and mentoring for the future. RUSMP 2015 Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Tapia, R. (2015, September). Math at top speed. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Troutman, S. (2015, June). Investigating the geometry around us. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2015, March). Techniques that support struggling and novice mathematics teachers. ASCD Annual Conference, Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2015, April). Promoting algebraic thinking through the lens of number. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2015, November). Techniques that support novice and struggling mathematics teachers. AIE Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Ward, R. (2015, February). Put on your math goggles: Full STEAM ahead ! RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

White, C. (2015, June). Where Is number in algebraic reasoning? Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

2014

Copur-Gencturk, Y. (2014, February). Assessing the long-term impact of professional development on classroom practices of high school math teachers. Paper presented at the Association of Mathematics Teachers Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference. Irvine, CA.

Fisher, A. (2014, November). Fun with fractals and functions. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Fisher, A., Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., & White, C. (2014, November). Diagnosing students' misconceptions in mathematics through error analysis (Grades 6-8). Houston ISD, Houston, TX.

Fisher, A., & White, C. (2014, November). Investigating the geometry around us. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Gershman, J. (2014, June). The mathematics of the billion dollar bracket. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Larson, R. (2014, September). The literacy-numeracy connection. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Leiva, M. (2014, February). A conversation about equity, access, and language in mathematics. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2014, November). Examining mathematical proof through the lens of Euclidean constructions. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Ekmekci, A., & Parr, R. (2014, July). Mathematics teacher leadership: A sustainable approach to improve mathematics education. Poster presented at the 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and the 36th Conference of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Vancouver, Canada.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., & White, C. (2014, April). Ten ways mathematics leaders can support novice teachers. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics. New Orleans, LA.

Parr, R. (2014, July). Exploring Precalculus and AP Calculus activities with the TI-Nspire CX. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Parr, R. (2014, November). Making mathematics connections through conic sections. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Seeley, C. (2014, June). Mathematical habits of mind – Creating doers of mathematics. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Tapia, R. (2014, June). Racism in mathematics: A direct factor in underrepresentation. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Ward, R. (2014, February). Put on your math goggles! Seeing mathematics in art. Seventh Annual Texas STEM Conference, Dallas, TX.

Ward, R. (2014, July). Put on your math goggles: Seeing mathematics in the visual arts (grades 3-5). Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

White, C. (2014, April). Where is number in algebraic reasoning? National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, LA.

White, C. (2014, November). Where is number in algebraic reasoning? National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

White, C. (2014, September). Why is it important for mathematics teachers to know about Lexile measures? RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

White, C. (2014, November). Where is number in algebraic reasoning? National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

2013

Copur-Gencturk, Y. (2013, April). How do K-8 teachers change their practices after learning more mathematics? Paper presented at the Annual National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference. Denver, CO.

Copur-Gencturk, Y., Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2013, April). Classroom practices of high school math teachers: A longitudinal analysis. Paper presented at the Annual National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference. Denver, CO.

Copur-Gencturk, Y., Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2013, April). The impact of content-focused and sustained professional development on standards-based high school mathematics instruction. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA). San Francisco, CA.

Copur-Gencturk, Y., & Parr, R. (2013, November). Research on professional development and teacher instruction: Sustainable changes in teacher practices. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Chicago, IL.

Jones, F. (2013, June). Farey sequences. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2013, April). Connecting geometric constructions to mathematical proof. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2013, April). Exploring sequences and series through multiple representations. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Troutman, S., & White, C. (2013, October). Explore the content of the revised K-8 mathematics TEKS: Decoding the language of the TEKS & interpreting the mathematics in the TEKS: K-5, 6-8. Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics (TASM) Business Meeting, Austin, TX.

Tapia, R. (2013, February). Crisis in higher education: The need for new understanding and new leadership. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2013, April). Fun, fun, fun with math games. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2013, April). Using coffee stirrers to develop and test geometric concepts. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Ward, R. (2013, April). Put on your math goggles: Seeing mathematics in the visual arts (Grades 3-5). National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

2012

Barnes, K. (2012, July). Back to the 3R's: Reading, wRiting, and aRithmetic. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Browne, D., & Knowles, C. (2012, July). Waves go round: Exploring the sine and cosine functions. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Burrus, C. (2012, July). What is linear regression, and how am i supposed to fit it into my curriculum? Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

French, C. (2012, July). Using parametric equations to model motion. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Gershman, J. (2012, February). Teaching statistics using voting data from Dancing with the Stars. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Hardin, K. (2012, July). Basic student understanding through effective questioning. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Howard, A. (2012, July). Addition of fractions: The unrecognized problem. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Howard, A. (2012, September). Farey fractions and relational understanding. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Jensen, L. & White, C. (2012, July). Energize your math class with numeration games and activities. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Kamau, N. (2012, June). Culture in the classroom. Rice University School Mathematics Project, 2012 Summer Campus Program Colloquium, Houston, TX.

Kamau, N. (2012, June). Teachers' professionalism, students' success, and systemic change - Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. Houston Independent School District, Third Annual Summer Program Evaluation Research Series, Houston, TX.

Kamau, N. (2012, August). Culture in the classroom: Navigating the terrain. National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Texas State Coalition 6th Annual NCNW Unity Conference, Lufkin, TX.

Lanius, C. (2012, February). Congratulations RUSMP. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2012, April). Exploring finite differences through multiple representations of functions. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Papakonstantinou, A. & Parr, R. (2012, July). Exploring finite differences using multiple representations. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2012, April). Connecting with conics. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Riggins, K. (2012, July). Implementing interactive math notebooks. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Shipper, B., & Troutman, S. (2012, July). Possibilities with probability. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., and White, C. (2012, April). Algebraic reasoning = Successful problem solving. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Ward, R. (2012, April). Put on your math goggles! Discover PreK-2 mathematics in art. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Ward, R. (2012, July). Put on your math goggles! Viewing PreK-4 mathematics using the lens of the visual arts and children's literature. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

2011

Haenicke, M., & Kamau, N. (2011, February). The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education. Houston, TX.

Howard, A. (2011, February). Sophia! Where are you? Pursuing wisdom in the mathematics classroom. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Kamau, N., & Knowles, C. (2011, April). Lead teachers’ competence, confidence, credentials and their students’ academic achievement. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group, Research Presession. Indianapolis, IN.

Kamau, N., McCoy, A,. Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2011, January). Teachers' professionalism, students' achievement, and systemic change. 2011 National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference. Washington, DC.

Kamau, N., Troutman, S., & White, C. (2011, March). Leveraging technology to enhance mathematics teaching and learning. Early Education and Technology for Children Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

Lee, P., & Tan, K. (2011, April). An interesting problem with master locks and simplex locks. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN.

McGolrick, L. (2011, July). Let’s go fly a kite (Tetrahedron). Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, TX.

McMorris, P., & Merchant, M. (2011, July). Algebra readiness in the middle grades. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, TX.

Merchant, M., & Ward, R. (2011, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project/Project GRAD Advanced Mathematics Institute. Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2011, February). A conversation about academic language in the mathematics classroom in light of the ELPS. International Space School Educational Trust, United Kingdom Education Group, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2011, July). Exploring finite differences through multiple representations of functions. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2011, February). The Rice University School Mathematics Project mathematics program assessment protocol. Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education. Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2011, April). Transforming high school mathematics using transformations . National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Parr, R. (2011, July). Transforming high school mathematics using transformations. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, TX.

Parr, R., Troutman, S., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2011, April). A blueprint for student success on high-stakes tests: A plan from the Rice University School Mathematics Project. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Parr, R., Papakonstantinou, A., & Kamau, N. (2011, January). The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute: Empowering teachers for student success. 2011 National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference. Washington, DC.

Parr, R., Troutman, S., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2011, April). A blueprint for student success on high-stakes tests: A plan from the Rice University School Mathematics Project. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Scott, D. (2011, September). Understanding uncertainty. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Troutman, S. (2011, February). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education, Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C.(2011, April). I spy geometry around me. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2011, July). I spy geometry around me. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2011, July). Transformation shuffle. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, TX.

White, C. (2011, February). Math-A-Letics. Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education. Houston, TX.

2010

Banning, B., & McGolrick, L. (2010, July). Let's go fly a kite. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Browne, D., & Knowles, C. (2010, February). Enhancing mathematics instruction with the StarBoard Interactive Whiteboard. Hawaii Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Curvey, K., & McMorris, P. (2010, July). A recipe for measurement in the middle grades. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Curvey, K., & McMorris, P. (2010, July). Sizing up proportions. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Gershman, J. (2010, June). American Idol? How the contestant most voted for doesn't always win. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Ginson, C., Molina de Wood, N., & Ramos, J. (2010, April). Energy - the sixth E: Enhancing the Five-E Model with whistles and bells. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.

Hassett, B. (2010, June). Projective geometry: Finite and infinite. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Lanius, C. (2010, September). Cool mathematics scenarios, concepts, tools, etc. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2010, February). A conversation about academic language in the mathematics classroom in light of the ELPS. Society of Rice University Women, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2010, February). Assessing educational programs and identifying quality instruction. International Space School Educational Trust, United Kingdom Education Group. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2010, April). Searching for solutions to solution sets. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition. San Diego, CA.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2010, July). In Light of the ELPS - A Conversation about academic language in the mathematics classroom. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., & Kendall., M. (2010, April). A lesson study project. Connecting theory and practice through the development of an exemplar video for Algebra I teachers and students. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Troutman, S., & White, C. (2010, February). Supporting preK-12 mathematics in the Greater Houston area: 1987-present. Joint Meeting Harris Country Department of Education Mathematics Leadership Group and Houston Area Mathematics Supervisors. Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2010, January). The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. 2010 National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference. Washington, DC.

Parr, R. (2010, January). The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute/Houston Independent School District lesson study project. 2010 National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference. Washington, DC.

Parr, R. (2010, March). Parametric representation with TI-Nspire™ technology. T3 International Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Parr, R. (2010, July). TI-Nspire Teacher Edition Software for classroom instruction. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Shipper, B., & Troutman, S. (2010, March). Cool math websites. Expanding Your Horizons, Houston, TX.

Troutman, S., & White, C. (2010, July). Geometry, probability, and measurement workstations. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Ward, R. (2010, June). Math goggles: Teaching kids to see the magic and multitude of mathematics in art. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

2009

Curvey, K., & McMorris, P. (2009, July). Hands-on geometry in the middle grades. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Finch, R. (2009, July). Follow that bug! Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Finch, R. (2009. July). Monster moves. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Gershman, J. (2009, June). Voting and mathematics: What we learned from the 2008 elections. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Hicks, I. (2009, September). Finding cohesive subgroups in social networks. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Kamau, N. (2009, August). Equity in education . Fifth Annual Texas State Unity Conference for the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Houston, TX.

Kamau, N., Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Sack, J., Ward, R., & White, C. (2009, February). Supporting preK-12 mathematics in HISD: 1987-present. 2009 Houston Independent School District State of the Schools. Houston, TX.

McGolrick, L., & Perry, T. (2009. July). Let's go fly a kite! Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2009, July). A conversation about language in the mathematics classroom. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2009, October). Catalyst for change: The Rice University School Mathematics Project’s campus mathematics program assessment protocol. 2009 Texas School Improvement Conference. Austin, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Sack, J., & Parr, R. (2009, January). Development of Texas Master Mathematics Teachers through the Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. 2009 National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference. Washington, DC.

Parr, R. (2009, February). Exploring conics with the TI-Nspire. T3 International Conference, Seattle, WA.

Parr, R. (2009, July). TI-Nspire Teacher Edition Software for classroom instruction. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2009, July). Using technology to make connections in algebra. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2009, November). Using parametric representations to make connections. Teachers Teaching with Technology Regional Conference, Stephenville, TX.

Parr, R. (2009, November). Using technology to make connections in algebra. Teachers Teaching with Technology Regional Conference, Stephenville, TX.

Polking, J. (2009, June). Cryptography: The making and breaking of secret codes. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2009, January). Geometric measurement: Challenges. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Tapia, R. (2009, June). The remarkable life of the isoperimetric problem: The world's most influential mathematics problem. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Ward, R. (2009, July). Using the lens of the visual arts and children’s literature to explore PreK-2 mathematics. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Ward, R. (2009, September). Using the lens of the visual arts and children’s literature to explore PreK-2 mathematics. Texas Association for the Education of Young Children (TAEYC) Conference, Galveston, TX.

White, C. (2009, July). Algebraic reasoning = success for problem solving. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

White, C. (2009, January). Using coconuts, rutabagas, and bonacci numbers to develop mathematical concepts. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

2008

Beatty, B. (2008, July). Whatever IT takes: How professional communities respond when kids don’t learn. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Copley, N. (2008, February). Teaching for conceptual understanding: Exciting mathematics. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Finch, R. (2008, July). Crossing the river with cows. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Finch, R. (2008, July). Translate your face. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Gershman, J. (2008, June). Deal or No Deal: Fair or not fair? RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Kamau, N., Roberts, M., & Sack, J. (2008, April). Developing and supporting high school mathematics lead teachers: Insights into a university/school district leadership collaboration. 2008 Annual National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

Kamau, N., & Sack, J. (2008, January). The impact of the lead-teacher professional learning community. 2008 National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference. Washington, DC.

Lanius, C. (2008). Mathematics teaching: Learning, extending, following, and leading. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

McMorris, P., & Oliver, R. (2008, July). Interactive geometry activities with the new TI-Nspire handheld. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

McMorris, P., & Tolbert, C. (2008, July). Logically speaking. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2008, November). Dependency relationships: Connecting language to mathematics. National Middle School Conference, Pin Oak Middle School, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2008, November). Exploring linear functions through multiple representations. National Middle School Conference, Pin Oak Middle School, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2008, July). Is there life after linear functions? Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2008, July). A potpourri of problems from the press. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Parr, R., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2008, April). Exploring sequences and series through multiple representations. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Parr, R. (2008, July). Exploring conics with graphing technology. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Parr, R., & Sack, J. (2008, July). Using TAKS stems to develop differentiated problem sets. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Sack, J. (2008, April). Build, draw, and interpret: 3-D visualization activities using Somas and cubes. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Sack, J., & Vasquez, I. (2008, July). 3-D visualization: Why? When? How? Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Sack, J., & Vazquez, I. (2008, July). Three-dimensional visualization: Children’s non-conventional verbal representations. Joint Meeting of PME 32 and PME-NA XXX, Morelia, Mexico.

Ward, R. (2008, February). Numeracy and literacy: Teaching mathematics using children’s literature. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Ward, R. (2008, June). Numeracy and literacy: Teaching K-8 mathematics using children's literature. 29th Annual Reading/Language Arts Conference, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Wolf, M. (2008, June). How nature chooses its shapes: The geometry of soap films. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

2007

Burrus, C. (2007, November). Why is it so hard to tune my guitar? A look at the mathematics behind the music. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Finch, R. (2007, June). Let’s take a closer look at slope. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Gershman, J. (2007, February). Deal or No Deal. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Gershman, J. (2007, November). Deal or No Deal? Fair or not fair? National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Haenicke, M., & Harlow, L. (2007, November). Money matters. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Harlow, L., & Maligad, R. (2007, February). Mathematics in music. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

McMorris, P. (2007, June). Algebra logics with manipulatives. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

McMorris, P. (2007, June). Fractions, percents, and whole numbers. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

McMorris, P. (2007, November). Middle school statistics. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2007, June). Investigating functional inverses from the concrete to the symbolic. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A, (2007, November). A tale of two functions: Exploring cubic functions. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Polking, J., Parr, R., & Sack, J. (2007, January). Bringing together professor, graduate student, and teacher via challenging mathematics curricula . 2007 Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference, Washington, DC.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Sack, A. (2007, March). The intersection of origami and Non-Euclidean geometries. Annual National Council of Teachers Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Wheeler, J.A. (2007, March). What US mathematics leaders can learn from the Dutch about aligning curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development. Annual NCSM Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2007, November). Assessing the understanding of solutions of equations and systems. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2007, March). Parametric representation throughout Pre-Calculus. Annual National Council of Teachers Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Parr, R. (2007, June). Using multiple representations to enhance instruction of sequences and series. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Parr, R. (2007, November). Using parametric representations to make connections. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Patchai, P. (2007, February). Geometry fun with origami. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Polking, J. (2007, June). Tropical mathematics: An interesting and useful variant of ordinary arithmetic. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2007, February). 3D: The foundation for developing geometric thinking. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2007, March). Build it, Draw it, Interpret it. Annual National Council of Teachers Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Sack, J., & McCoy, A. (2007, October). Strengthening mathematics teachers' pedagogical content knowledge through collaborative investigations in combinatorics. Annual Meeting of PME-NA, the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Lake Tahoe, NV.

Sack, J., & Vasquez, I. (2007, November). Build it! Draw it! Interpret it! National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

Stanley, M. (2007, June). The many hats of a teacher. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Tapia, R. (2007, June). Promoting students’ appreciation for math through applications to very cool activities. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

White, C. (2007, November). Using coconuts, rutabagas, and 'bonacci numbers' to develop mathematical concepts. National Council of Teachers Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

2006

Desai, A. (2006, July). Integrating calculus concepts in Algebra 1 and Geometry. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Finch, R. (2006, July). Connecting to calculus. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Grant, C., & Parr, R. (2006, April). The 2004-2005 Pershing/Rice University Math Partnership: PUMPing up math achievement. Research Presession of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

Luke, K., & Sack, J. (2006, September). The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics Fall Meeting, Austin, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2006, July). Let's get all of our students in the mathematics fast track. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2006, July). Assessing the understanding of solutions of equations and systems: Results from the NSF Rice Mathematics Leadership Institute. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Sack, J. (2006, April). Leadership development: Rice University/school district collaboration. Rice University Center for Excellence and Equity in Education Conference for Educators from the United Kingdom.

Parr, R. (2006, July). Problem solved: Making algebra fun through problem solving. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Polking, J. (2006, June). Cryptography: The making and breaking of secret codes. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Raley, A. (2006, September). Help seeking behavior and goal orientation in teacher training. Rice University Industrial/Organizational Psychology Research Seminar, Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2006, January). The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. MLI Administrator-Lead Teacher Joint Meeting, Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2006, March). A framework for geometry K-12. Teacher Quality Grant Program Meeting for Grant Awardees, Austin, TX.

Sack, J. (2006, June). An interpretation of Schwab's commonplaces. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2006, July). Instructional strategies that promote literacy in mathematics. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2006, September). Instructional coaching: Lessons learned across the nation. Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics Fall Meeting, Austin, TX.

Sack, J. (2006, November). A view of high school mathematics through the lens of Schwab’s commonplaces. International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education - North American Chapter, Merida, Mexico.

Singletary, S. (2006, February). Rice University School Mathematics Project: An opportunity for research. Rice University Industrial/Organizational Psychology Research Seminar, Houston, TX.

2005

Cruz, P., Turner, S., Minsky, J., Singletary, S., Rodriguez, J., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2005, April). Building confidence in the classroom: The role of the master teacher. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Dettwiler, P., & Shipper, B. (2005, February). Developing the number concepts strand. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Ekwo, D. (2005, February). Correlating data with model lessons. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Jolivet, N. (2005, February). Have you lost your marbles: A multi-disciplinary unit. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Lanius, C. (2005, February). Developing mathematical problem solving, communication, and reflection through online learning experiences. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2005, July). Let's get all of our students in the Pre-AP and AP mathematics fast track. Advanced Placement National Conference, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Parr, R. (2005, November). Linear equations and systems: Assessing student and teacher understanding: Results from the NSF Rice Mathematics Leadership Institute. Charles A. Dana Center's Annual Mathematics and Science Higher Education Conference, Austin, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., & Sack, J. (2005, March). Effective university/school district collaboration: The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Seamless Transitions State Conference, Austin, TX.

Parr, R. (2005, April). Problem solved : Algebra for all students. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Polking, J. (2005, June). Tropical mathematics: An interesting and useful variant of ordinary arithmetic. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Sack, J. (2005, February). The Rice University NSF Mathematics Leadership Institute. Houston ISD Senior High School Principals Meeting, Houston, TX.

Schweingruber, H. (2005, June). Research-based principles for designing mathematics instruction. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Sclafani, S. (2005, June). Preparing America's future: Math-science initiative. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

2004

Burrus, C. (2004, February). Math In music: Why is it so hard to tune an instrument? RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Howard, A. (2004, June). Problem solving in the 19th century-The roots of the Standards. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Kuwlinoski, K. (2004, June). Nanotechnology: The big science of the very small. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2004, February). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Rice University Wiess School of Natural Sciences Faculty K-12 Resource Committee Meeting.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2004, March). Let's get all of our students in the mathematics fast track. Expanding Your Horizons Conference at the Rice School/La Escuela Rice, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2004, April). Let's get all of our students in the mathematics fast track. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2004, July). Investigating the inverses of functions using Patty Paper. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Parr, R. (2004, July). Parametric representation throughout Pre-Calculus. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX.

Polking, J. (2004, June). Cryptography: The making and breaking of secret codes. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Turner, S., Cruz, P., & Papakonstantinou, A. (2004, April). The impact of a professional development program on teachers' self-efficacy. Research Presession of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

2003

Chang, S. (2003, June). The language of mathematics. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Clemens, H. (2003, June). Area, angle, and curvature. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Ekwo, D. (2003, February). Math and art: The schema connection. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Furitsch, K. (2003, February). Science activities from a mathematics perspective. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Lanius, C. (2003, June). NCTM Principles: The “character” of school mathematics. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2003, February). Using the media to teach mathematics. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2003, April). Using the media to teach mathematics. Expanding Your Horizons Conference, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2003, May). Information for planning a successful professional development program for teachers. Rice University Human Resources Forum. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2003, July). We've come a long way since the "new math" of the 50s. Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Rohr, M., & Senior, S. (2003, April). University/School district collaboration for change: Houston's Project CLEAR Algebra I. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., & Eaves, E. (2003, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project's Urban Program in the Houston Independent School District's North District. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., Parr, R., Rohr, M., & Senior, S. (2003, April). University/School district collaboration for change: Houston's Project CLEAR Algebra I. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Rohr, M. (2003, September). We've come a long way since the geometry of Euclid: Geometry for the 21st century. RUSMP Fall Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Stanley, M. (2003, June). The many hats of the mathematics teacher. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

2002

Cruz, P. (2002, November). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: Past impact and future research. Presentation given at the Rice University Industrial/Organizational Psychology Research Seminar. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2002, October). Building mathematics leaders in PreK-12 education. Rice University Center for Excellence and Equity in Education Conference for educators from the United Kingdom. Houston, TX.

Parr, R. (2002, March). Calculators in the classroom: Where we’ve been, where we’re going. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

2001

Hoffoss, D. (2001, February). The shape of space. RUSMP Spring Networking Conference. Houston, TX.

Lanius, C. (2001, June). In equity issues, should the Texas K-12 accountability system become a national model? RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2001, November). University/ School district collaboration for change. Houston Independent School District and Annenberg Challenge Conference for the University of Toledo. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2001, December). Building professional learning communities. Paper presented at the National Science Foundation Southwest Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2001, December). Measuring the impact of a professional development program. Paper presented at the National Science Foundation Southwest Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2001, December). Building professional learning communities. Paper presented at the National Science Foundation Southwest Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Schweingruber, H. (2001, April). The impact of transition to high school on motivation in mathematics among urban minority high school students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Schweingruber, H. (2001, June). Learning mathematics: Perspectives from developmental psychology. RUSMP Summer Campus Program. Houston, TX.

2000

Eaves, E. (2000, July). Progress report and next steps: North District - Houston Independent School District. Conference for Diversity, Equity, and Standards: An Urban Agenda in Mathematics Education, New York University, New York, NY.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2000, April). Planning instruction using the RUSMP Learning Plan: A sample. Expanding Your Horizons. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (2000, May). Equity initiatives for science and mathematics. Equitable Classroom Practices Institute. Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Herbert, E. (2000, July). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching.

Papakonstantinou, A., Schweingruber, H., & Parr, R. (2000, December). Features of a high-quality professional development program. Eisenhower Technical and Financial Assistance Meeting - Special Session for New 2000-2001 Project Directors, Austin, TX.

Schweingruber, H., & Nease, A. (2000, April). Teachers' reasons for participating in professional development programs: Do they impact program outcomes? Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Schweingruber, H., Papakonstantinou, A., Herbert, E., Rohr, M., & Senior, S. (2000, October). University/School district collaboration for change: Houston's Algebra Initiative. Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference, Houston, TX.

1999

Schweingruber, H. (1999, October). Learning mathematics: Perspectives from developmental psychology. Rice University School Mathematics Project Fall Workshop, Houston, TX.

Schweingruber, H., Papakonstantinou, A., Herbert, E., & Rohr, M. (1999, April). University/School district collaboration for change: Houston's Algebra Initiative. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1999, May). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Lamplighter Schools Providers' Forum, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Schweingruber, H. (1999, August). Project evaluation: The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Eisenhower Technical and Financial Assistance Meeting - Special session for new 1999-2000 project directors, Austin, TX.

1998

Papakonstantinou, A. (1998, March). Professional growth opportunities for Grades 7-12 mathematics teachers: An urban perspective. Moving On Mathematically in Ohio Conference, Athens, OH.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1998, June). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Channel 13 video spot.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1998, August). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. HISD Schools of Excellence Convention.

1997

Papakonstantinou, A. (1997, June). Professional development opportunities for teachers of mathematics. Rice University Mathematical and Computational Sciences Awareness Workshop.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1997, July). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: K-12 activity in the computational and mathematical sciences. Rice University Center for Research on Parallel Computation.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1997, November). Pre-College mathematics via interactive teledistance: Rice University and K-12 schools. International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Chicago, IL.

1996

Papakonstantinou, A. (1996, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Project. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1996, July). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Project. Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute, Princeton, NJ.

1995

Papakonstantinou, A. (1995, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Project. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference in Boston, MA.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1995, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Project. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference in Boston, MA.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1995, April). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Project. Coalition of Essential Schools: Texas/Greater Houston Area Spring Conference, Houston, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1995, May). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. HISD Perspectives.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1995, October). Mathematics for the 21st Century: University perspective. Deer Park Excellence in Education Conference.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1995, December). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Project. Schools of Excellence Convention, Houston, TX.

1994

Papakonstantinou, A. (1994, January). A University-based mathematics Teacher Enhancement Program: Its history, evolution, and impact. Southwest Educational Research Association.

Papakonstantinou, A., & Tharp, B. (1994, March). Mathematics/Science Leadership Program: A Houston collaborative for alternative certification teachers. Proceedings from the 4th National Conference on Alternative Certification, Washington, DC.

1993

Papakonstantinou, A. (1993, July). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. K-12 activity in the computational and mathematical sciences. Rice University Center for Research on Parallel Computation.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1993, August). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Alliance of Schools retreat sponsored by The Metropolitan Organization (August).

Papakonstantinou, A. (1993, October). Does a summer mathematics project really affect student achievement and TAAS Scores? Lamar University Summer 1994 Mathematics Institute Planning Conference, Orange, TX.

Papakonstantinou, A. (1993, October). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Rice Engineering Alumni (October).

1992

Papakonstantinou, A. (1992). The Rice University School Mathematics Project: University/School partnership. HISD Schools of Excellence Convention.

Wells R.O., & Lanius, C. (1992). The Rice University School Mathematics Project. Poster presented at the Seventh International Congress on Mathematics Education, Quebec, Canada.