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Presentations: Research findings and professional development work are included

Barrett, J., Confrey, J., Stephens, A., Sarama, J. & Rich, K., (2018). I presented on a panel: The Ongoing Process of Validating or Adapting Learning Trajectories Over Time, at the “Discovery Research PreK-12 PI Meeting" of the National Science Foundation, held in Washington, D.C. The panel was chaired by Jere Confrey, on June 7, 2017.​


Barrett, J. presented a two-day workshop for the DuPage County Regional Office of Education (directed by Mike Robey) on teaching measurement to children in grades K to 8, implementing activities from the book, “A Pleasure to Measure”. This course was presented at the DuPage County ROE Office, Wheaton, IL, on June 11 and 12, 2018.


Barrett, J. E. (2018), Teaching Multiplication with Area Measurement Models, a talk presented at the 33rd Annual Conference on Teaching Mathematics, Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Southern Section, at Carbondale, IL, on February 15, 2018.


Cullen, C. J., Barrett, J. E., & Klanderman, D. (2017). I co-presented: Measurement Activities for the Common Core for State Standards-Mathematics. This was a professional development K-5 teacher workshop, presented at a Regional Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for 2017: Chicago, November 1, 2017.

 

Izsak, A., Barrett, J. E., Beckmann, S., Cullen, C., & Kulow, T. (2017, April). New Research Integrating Measurement and Multiplication in Middle Grades. I presented a research report in this symposium at the Research Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, held in San Antonio, Texas, April 3-5, 2017.


Barrett, J. E., Cullen, C. J., Sarama, J., & Clements, D. H. (2016). Investigating the intersection of spatial measurement and school mathematics. Barrett presented this invited paper to members of Topic Study Group 9 on Measurement, at the 13th International Congress on Mathematics Education. Hamburg, Germany, July 24-31, 2016.

 

Eames, C., Barrett, J. E., Cullen, C. J., & Klanderman, D. (2016). Evaluating a hypothetical learning trajectory for length measurement using a partial credit Rasch model. A paper presented to the Topic Study Group 9 on Measurement, at the 13th International Congress on Mathematics Education. Hamburg, Germany, July 2016.

​Sarama, J., Clements, D. H., & Barrett, J. E. (2016). Development of Foundational cognitions and concepts of measurement in the early years. A paper presented to the Topic Study Group 9 on Measurement, at the 13th International Congress on Mathematics Education. Hamburg, Germany, July 2016.

Barrett, J. E. (2016). I presented an invited talk, Measure as a mathematical construction: developing knowledge of spatial quantity. This talk was part of a colloquium series with MESA, at the University of Georgia, at Athens, Georgia, February 18, 2016. 


Barrett, J. E. & Klanderman, D. (2015). I co-presented a paper, Children’s Estimation and Measurement of Area. This was presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, April 16-19, 2015.


Barrett, J., Cullen, C. J., & Beck, P. S. (2015). I co-presented a research session: Building the Base and Attaching the Altitude: Measuring Triangles. This was a professional development report of research and practice, presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Boston, April 16-18, 2015.

 

Barrett, J. (2014, October). I presented an invited talk, Using Design-Based Research to Build Learning Progressions, and I also co-presented a working session with Prof. Hui Jin (of The Ohio State University) on Clinical Interviews in Design Research on Progressions. These talks were given at the GeoProgressions Conference, sponsored by the Association of American Geographers, held in Washington DC, on October 9-12, 2014.

 

Barrett, J. (2014, August). I presented a poster at the DR K-12 PI Conference of the National Science Foundation (CADRE). Learning Trajectories 2.0:  Identifying Critical Steps for “upgrading” an LT. The conference was held on August 5, 2014.

 

Smith, J., Massey, C., Clements, D. H., Barrett, J. E., Van Dine, D., & Eames, C. L. (2014). Conceptualizing and supporting development: Learning area measurement in school. I made a presentation in a Symposium at the Research Session of the 2014 Annual Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, which was held in New Orleans, LA, April 8, 2014.

 

Eames, C. L., Barrett, J. E., Sarama, J. (2014, April). Interactions among learning trajectories for length, area, and volume measurement. Paper presented at the Research Presession of the 2014 Annual Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, LA, April 9, 2014.

 

Barrett, J. (2013, November).  I presented an invited research session: Creating Powerful Learning Environments Based on Learning Trajectories. This one-hour symposium was given at NCTM Regional Conference and Exposition held at Louisville, KY, November 6, 2013.

 

Barrett, J., & Eames, C. (2013, June). I co-presented a research report: The Longitudinal Development of Children’s Conceptions of Spatial Measurement. This research report was given at the Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society held in Chicago, IL, on June 6, 2013.

 

Barrett, J., Cullen, Miller, Van Dine, Eames, Kara, Sarama and Clements (2013, April). I was a discussant and chair for a 90-minute symposium: Framing and revising a hypothetical learning trajectory for area measurement. The symposium was part of the Annual Research PreSession of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting, held in Denver, CO, April 16, 2013.


December 2010

Issues in the Evaluation of Research Projects (pdf link)

Dan Heck, Jeffrey Barrett, Jim Hammerman, and Karen King, were invited panelists guiding a working session to consider the purposes and functions of evaluation in DR K-12 research and development projects, and test different approaches. The session was held at the PI Conference for the DRK12 Program of the National Science Foundation, held in Washington D.C. on Dec 3, 2010.​

May 2010

Defining and Implementing Learning Trajectories as Research Tools (pdf link)​

Barrett, J.  Clements, D. and Sarama, J.  Cullen, C., Witkowski, C. & Klanderman, D., Addressing the Challenge of Learning and Teaching Measurement: Curricular, Learning and Teaching Analyses. Our team presented three posters as part of a 90-minute structured poster session and presentation organized by John P. Smith, III, at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association at Denver, April 30-May 4, 2010.​

Evaluation of a Developmental Progression for Length Measurement Using the Rasch Model​

Clements, D., Sarama, J., and Barrett, J. Evaluation of a Developmental Progression for Length Measurement Using the Rasch Model. This was a research paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association held in Denver, April 30-May 4, 2010.​

April 2010

Defining and Implementing Learning Trajectories as Research Tools (pdf link)​

Barrett, J., Confrey, J., Maloney, A., Knuth, E., Clements, D., Sarama, J, and Daro, P. Defining and Implementing Learning Trajectories as Research Tools. This was a 90-minute symposium presented at the Research Presession for the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics held in San Diego, April 19-21, 2010​.

September 2009

Report from The Children’s Measurement Project (pdf link)​

Barrett, J. & Cullen, C. The Children’s Measurement Project at Illinois State University, 2009. A report presented at the first meeting of the Measurement Mini-Center held at Michigan State University: Lansing Michigan, September 17-19, 2009.​

August 2009

Length Measurement Learning Trajectory: Validation of Learning Trajectories with Longitudinal Research​

Barrett, J. E. presented this at a poster session and co-directed one working group session at an invitational conference convened by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (Teachers College, Columbia University) and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC). The purpose of the meeting was to examine learning trajectories and their implications for national standards, curriculum and professional development. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, August 10-12, 2009.

April 2009

Characterizing Children’s Developing Understanding of Linear Measurement with a Learning Trajectory: A Tool for Integrated Assessment and Instruction (pdf link)

This paper was presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California, April 16, 2009. Also given as a PowerPoint presentation.

From Numerals to Intervals and Back: How Young Children Think About Measuring (pdf link​)​

This presentation given by McCool, J., Cullen, C. & Barrett, J for an invited teacher development presentation at the 87th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics(NCTM): Washington, D.C., April 22-25, 2009.​