Service

National & International

Leadership
Member of the International Committee: Mathematics, Education, and Society, 2019–present
Director, Equity and Social Justice Working Group, Mathematics Teacher Education
    Partnership (MTE-P), 2017–present
Regional Advisory Committee for the Eighth International Mathematics Education
    and Society (MES) Conference, Portland, OR, 2013–2015
Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences Forum on Content-Based Professional
    Development for Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA, 2010

Member
Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership, 2014–present
American Education Research Association Special Interest Group: Critical
    Educators for Social Justice, Program Chair, 2009–2011
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, 2008–present
TODOS: Mathematics for All, 2002–present
Benjamin Banneker Association, 2000–present
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1992–present

Editor
Benjamin Banneker Almanac, 2017–present
Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership
    Conference,
2018
Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership
    Conference
, 2017
Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership
    Conference
, 2016
Monograph: Equity in Mathematics Education, The Mathematics Educator, Vol.
    15, 2005
The Mathematics Educator, Vols. 12-13, 2002–2003

Reviewer
Grant Applications
National Science Foundation grant proposals, Arlington, VA
Journals
African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
Association of Mexican American Educators Journal
Critical Education
Educational Studies in Mathematics
Journal of Mathematics and Culture
Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies
Journal of Urban Mathematics Education
Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies
The Mathematics Educator
The Mathematics Teacher Educator
Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics
Books
Investigating the Educational World: The Process and Practice of Research in
    Education, Sage Publications
Social Justice in Mathematics Education
Conference Proposals
Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership Conference, 2016–present
Mathematics Education and Society Conference, 2015, 2017, 2019
Psychology of Mathematics Education / PME-North America, 2014, 2018
American Educational Research Association, 2010–2011
National Association for Multicultural Education, 2009

State & Regional

Leadership
Co-Director of the GA team (4 institutions) of the Mathematics Teacher
    Education Partnership, 2018–present
Co-Director of the CSU team (22 institutions) of the Mathematics Teacher
    Education Partnership, 2014–2016
President, Greater San Diego Mathematics Council, 2011–2013
Equity Committee, California Mathematics Council, 2010–2013

Lectures

Lawler, B.R. & Stenhouse, V. (2019, Oct.). From struggling to learn to learning to struggle: Youth, algebra, & the pursuit of justice. Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Okyere, M. & Lawler, B.R. (2019, Oct.). Results of implementing equity-based teaching practices on identity and problem solving in at- risk youth. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. & Leaf, A. (2019, Jun.). Fix the system, not the teacher: Organizing a school for equitable mathematics instruction. Ambitious Math and Science Summer Institute, Corvallis, OR.

Alibegovic, E., Kohler, B., Martin, W.G., Lawler, B.R., & Webb, D. (2019, Mar.). The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership. Utah Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lawler, B.R. (2019, Jan.). Rich tasks to engage students in geometric thinking. Cobb County School District Professional Development Day, Marietta, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Dec.). What is this teaching mathematics for social justice (TM4SJ)? Metro RESA District Mathematics Coordinators Meeting, Smyrna, GA.

 Lawler, B.R. (2018, Nov.). Catalyzing change in high school mathematics: Initiating critical conversations. Cobb County School District Mathematics Department Chair Meeting, Marietta, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Nov.). Differentiation strategies for the 6–12 math classroom. Cobb County School District Professional Development Day, Marietta, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Oct.). Supporting productive struggle [panelist]. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Conway, B., & Lawler, B.R. (2018, Oct.). Incorporate teaching for social justice. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2017, Oct). What is the best voting method? Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2017, Oct). Algebra Project and YPP: Students Learn Mathematics and Programming. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2016, Oct). Classroom strategies to support groupwork. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2015, Oct). Strategies to support interaction and persistence with cognitively demanding tasks. The Georgia STEM Forum, Athens, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2015, Oct). Strategies to allow children to see themselves in high school mathematics. The Georgia STEM Forum, Athens, GA.

Meyer, B. & Lawler, B.R. (2013, Jan). Developing children’s mathematical agency—to write the world with mathematics. Creating Balance in an Unjust World, San Francisco, CA.

Lawler, B.R. & Fraser, S. (2012, Jan). Drawing upon the core components of a problem-based curriculum to build a mathematics lesson for social justice. Creating Balance in an Unjust World, San Francisco, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2010, Nov). Engaging ALL children in Algebra through reasoning & sense making. California Mathematics Council – South Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2009, Dec). Fostering geometric thinking through rich tasks. California Mathematics Council – North Annual Conference, Monterey, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2009, Nov). Fostering geometric thinking through rich tasks. California Mathematics Council – South Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2009, Nov). Preparing mathematics educators to teach for social justice, justly. California Mathematics Council – South Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2008, Apr). Preparing mathematics educators to teach for social justice. Equity & Social Justice in Education Conference, Pomona, NJ.

Lawler, B.R. (2007, Dec). Preparing to teach mathematics in an unjust political climate. California Mathematics Council – North Conference, Monterey, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, May). The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP). Mathematics Curriculum Showcase of the Center for the Advancement of Mathematics & Science Education, Spearfish, SD.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, Mar). Challenges of implementing NCTM Standards-based curriculum. Project IMPACT (Impact Mathematics Programs, Assessments, Classrooms, and Teaching), Greenbush, KS.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, Mar). The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP). Project IMPACT (Impact Mathematics Programs, Assessments, Classrooms, and Teaching), Greenbush, KS.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, Feb). The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP). Considering New Curricula conference of the Tennessee Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Center (TMSTEC), Nashville, TN.

Lawler, B.R. (2004, Dec). Making what’s meaningful, mathematical. California Mathematics Council—North Conference, Monterey, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2003, May). The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP). Considering New Curricula, Project MERIT, Charleston, WV.

Lawler, B.R. (2002, Dec). What is it to be balanced? And/or: Counteracting a political middle ground. California Mathematics Council—North Conference, Monterey, CA.

Hackenberg, A.J. & Lawler, B.R. (2002, Mar). An ethics of liberation emerging from a radical constructivist foundation. Department of Mathematics Education Colloquium, Athens, GA.

Lawler, B.R. & Burkhart, M. (2000, Mar). Retire from the stage. Los Angeles City Teachers’ Mathematics Association, Carson, CA.

Lawler, B.R. & Doak, L. (1996, Oct). Consider a student-centered classroom with Baker’s Choice. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics—Western Regional Meeting, Denver, CO.

Lawler, B.R. (1996, Jul). Arithmetic and geometric recursion. Discrete Mathematics Project, Pomona, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (1995, Oct). Implementing a student-centered classroom. Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

University, College & Department

Information Technology Advisory Committee, 2018–2020

Department Faculty Council, 2017–2019

Director, BSEd & MAT Secondary Mathematics Education programs, Department of Secondary and Middle Grades Education, 2016–present

Academic Appeals Committee, 2016–2018

 

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