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"He who dares to teach must never cease to learn." - Richard Henry Dana, Jr._

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ottensaMARS@missouri.edu
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Sam's email address
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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 flipped math classes.
Conducting a pilot study with Zandra de Araujo
focused on flipped instruction and students' opportunities
to engage in mathematical practices.

 

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 Ryan Nivens on an analysis of research journal metrics in mathematics education.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (complete list of publications)

Otten, S., & de Araujo, Z. (2015). Viral criticisms of Common Core mathematics. Teaching Children Mathematics, 21, 517–520. [PDF]

Otten, S., & Otten, A. A. (in press). Selecting systems of linear equations. Mathematics Teacher.

Otten, S., & Soria, V. M. (2014). Relationships between students' learning and their participation during enactment of middle school algebra tasks. ZDM, 46, 815-827. [link]

Cirillo, M., Steele, M. D., Otten, S., Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., MacAneny, K., & Riser, J. Q. (2014). Teacher discourse moves: Supporting productive and powerful discourse. In K. S. Karp (Ed.), Annual Perspectives on Mathematics Education. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [link, ebook]

Otten, S., Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (2014). The mathematical nature of reasoning-and-proving opportunities in geometry textbooks. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 16, 51-79. [link]

Otten, S., Males, L. M., & Gilbertson, N. J. (2014). The introduction of proof in secondary geometry textbooks. International Journal of Educational Research, 64, 107-118.

 

 

RECENT & UPCOMING CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Irvine, CA, 1/2016.

PMENA, East Lansing, MI, 11/2015. [slides]

American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL, 4/2015.

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Contact Information:

 

- OFFICE -

121B Townsend Hall

University of Missouri

Columbia MO 65211

 

- EMAIL -

ottensa at missouri dot edu

 

- PHONE -

573.882.6231 (office)

Schedule:

 

- OFFICE -

Th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 

-PROJECT MEETINGS -

Tu, 9:00am - 10:30am

 

- TEACHING -

Tu Th, 12:00pm - 12:50pm

M W, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

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