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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...

Student participation in math class. Writing articles
based on dissertation research around the ways
students participate in mathematics discourse
at the middle-school level.

 

Standards for Mathematical Practice. Conducting a
study with secondary mathematics teachers
based on the
book about mathematical
practices
co-authored with scholars from
Michigan State and the University of Arizona.
[project page]

 

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., & Soria, V. M. (2014). Relationships between students' learning and their participation during enactment of middle school algebra tasks. ZDM. [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.

Otten, S., Engledowl, C., & Spain, V. (2014). Tasks and talk moves that promote student reasoning. Mathematics in Michigan, 47, 20-24.

Koestler, C., Felton, M., Bieda, K., & Otten, S. (2013). Connecting the NCTM Process Standards and the CCSSM Practices. Reston, VA: NCTM. [link, ebook]

 

 

RECENT & UPCOMING CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

PME and PMENA, Vancouver, BC, 7/2014. [slides forthcoming]

American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA, 4/2014. [slides]

NCTM Regional Conference, Louisville, KY, 11/2013. [slides, handout]

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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 -

M, 1:15pm - 2:15pm

W, 8:45am - 9:45am

 

-PROJECT MEETINGS -

T, 9:00am - 10:30am

 

- TEACHING -

Various times

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