"He who dares to teach must never cease to learn." 
CURRENTLY WORKING ON...
Standards for Mathematical Practice. Conducting a
study with secondary mathematics
teachers
based on the book about mathematical
practices.[project page]
Student participation in math class. Writing articles
based on dissertation research
around the ways
students participate in mathematics discourse
at the middle
Math Ed Podcast. Creating new episodes for the
Math Ed Podcast, featuring interviews
with
researchers in mathematics education. www.mathedpodcast.com
Collaboration. Writing with several groups, including the MDISC team, to finish off research manuscripts to submit for publication. Working with Zandra de Araujo on a proposal to study flipped classroom discourse.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS (complete list of publications)
Otten, S., & de Araujo, Z. (in press). Viral criticisms of Common Core mathematics. Teaching Children Mathematics. [email for an advance copy]
Otten, S., & Soria, V. M. (2014). Relationships between students' learning and their participation during enactment of middle school algebra tasks. ZDM, 46, 815827. [link]
Cirillo, M., Steele, M. D., Otten, S., Herbel
Otten, S., Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (2014). The mathematical
nature of reasoning
Otten, S., Males, L. M., & Gilbertson, N. J. (2014). The introduction of proof in
secondary geometry textbooks. International Journal of Educational Research, 64,
107
Otten, S., Engledowl, C., & Spain, V. (2014). Tasks and talk moves that promote student reasoning. Mathematics in Michigan, 47, 20
RECENT & UPCOMING CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL, 4/2015.
PME and PMENA, Vancouver, BC, 7/2014. [slides]
American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA, 4/2014. [slides]
Contact Information:

121B Townsend Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia MO 65211

ottensa at missouri dot edu

573.882.6231 (office)
Schedule:

W, 1:00pm 

T, 9:00am 

R, 5:00pm 