Research

Selected Publications

Journal Publications

Wilson, P.H., Sztajn, P., Edgington, C., Webb, J., & Myers, M. (2017). Changes in Teachers’ Discourse About Students in a Professional Development on Learning Trajectories. American Educational Research Journal, 54(3), 568-604.

Myers, M., Sztajn, P., Wilson, P. H., & Edgington, C. (2015). From Implicit to Explicit: Articulating Equitable Learning Trajectories Based Instruction. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 8(2), 11-22. (Paper can be retrieved here: http://ed-osprey.gsu.edu/ojs/index.php/JUME/article/view/280/177)

Edgington, C., Sztajn, P., Wilson, P. H., Myers, M., & Webb, J. (2015). Norms for discussing students’ mathematics in professional development. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 16(1), 12-18.

Wilson, P. H., Sztajn, P., Edgington, C., & Myers, M. (2015). Teachers’ uses of a learning trajectory in student-centered instructional practices. Journal of Teacher Education, 66(3), 227-244.

Sztajn, P., Wilson, P.H., Edgington, C., Myers, M., & Partner Teachers. (2013). Mathematics professional development as design for boundary encounters. Mathematics professional development as design for boundary encounters. ZDM: The International Journal of Mathematics Education, 46(2), 201-212.

Sztajn, P., Wilson, P. H., Edgington, C., Myers, M., & Dick, L. (2013). Using design experiments to conduct research on mathematics professional development. Alexandria Revista de Educãço em Ciência e Tecnologia, 6(1), 9-34.

Wilson, P.H., Myers, M., Edgington, C., & Confrey, J. (2012). Fair Shares, matey, or walk the plank. Teaching Children Mathematics, 18(8), 482-489.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Myers, M. (2017). Identifying critical topics for teaching mathematics for social justice in K-5 settings: Connections and tensions. In Galindo, E., & Newton, J. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 921-924). Indianapolis, IN: Hoosier. 

Myers, M. (2015). The unintended consequences of a learning trajectories approach. In T. Bartell, K. Bieda, R. Putnam, K. Bradfield, & H. Dominguez (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 756-763). East Lansing: MI. Michigan State University.

Myers, M., Edgington, C., Wilson, P. H., & Sztajn, P. (2013). Teachers’ positioning of students in relation to ability/achievement in a professional development setting. In Martinez, M. & Castro Superfine, A. (Eds), Proceedings of the Thirty-fifth annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 653- 660). Chicago, IL.

 

Selected Conference Presentations

Invited Presentations

Myers, M. & W. Sanchez. (2016, October). “In my shoes”…Preparing pre-service teachers to advocate for social justice in mathematics education. Presentation at the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCTM) Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

 

National/International Presentations

Myers, M. (2018, March). Preparing Preservice Teachers to Teach K-5 Mathematics for Social Justice: Examples, Connections, and Tensions. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE), Baltimore, MD.

Kelly-Jackson, C., Myers, M., Jean-Sigur, R., An, S., & A. Vasquez. (2018, February). Transforming Teacher Preparation: Utilizing Action Research to Foster Reflective Habits of Mind. Presentation at the 98th annual conference for the Association of Teacher Education (ATE), Las Vegas, NV.

Myers, M. (2017, February). Funds of knowledge and ‘critical tasks’ in elementary mathematics PST preparation: A robust approach. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Orlando, FL.

Driver, M. & M. Myers. (2017, March). Teacher candidate perceptions of working with students with disabilities: Implications for general and special education preparation programs. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE), Tampa, FL.

Myers, M. (2016, November). Critical mathematics for elementary schools: Preparing pre-service teachers to meet the demands of global classrooms. Presentation at the International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE), San Juan, PR.

Myers, M. (2016, January). Prospective Teachers’ Attempts to Use Students’ Funds of Knowledge in Lesson Planning. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Irvine, CA.

Myers, M. (2015, February). Teachers’ Uses of Learning Trajectories to Support Equitable Instruction. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Orlando, FL.

Edgington, C. & Myers, M. (2014, February). Teachers’ uses of learning trajectories: Frameworks for student centered and equitable instruction. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Irvine, CA.

 

Grant Activity

2018                            Positioning Preservice Teachers as Researchers: The Case of Studying                                      Culturally Relevant Mathematics Instruction

                                    Internal Grant Submitted to the KSU Office of Undergraduate Research

                                    $7,961

 

2015-2016                   Preparing pre-service teachers to teach mathematics in diverse

                                    (culture, language, ability) classrooms

                                    Internal Grant Submitted to the Bagwell College of Education

                                    $2,500

 

2015-2016                   Center for excellence in teaching and learning (CETL) travel grant

                                    $1,000

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