Ellice Forman - Publications

Encyclopedic Entries

Forman, E.A. (2018). Communities of practice in mathematics education. In S. Lerman (Ed.) Encyclopedia of mathematics education (2nd edition). Springer. Online publication.
Forman, E.A. (2014). Communities of practice in mathematics education. In S. Lerman (Ed.) Encyclopedia of mathematics education. Springer. Online publication.
Application of the communities of practice framework to current research in mathematics education.

Book Chapters

Forman, E.A., & Shekell, C. (2019). Promoting dialogic discussion in mathematics and science classrooms. In R. Gillies (Ed.) Promoting academic talk in schools (pp. 82-97). NY: Taylor & Francis.
Forman, E.A. (2018). The practice turn in learning theory and in science education. In D. Kritt (Ed.). Constructivist education in an age of accountability (pp. 97-111). NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
Ford, M.J., & Forman, E.A. (In press). Uncertainty and scientific progress in classroom dialogue. In L.B. Resnick , & C.S.C. Asterhan (Eds.). Socializing intelligence through academic talk and dialogue. Washington, DC: AERA.
Discussion of uncertainty in science and in science education. Application to classroom research.


Forman, E.A. (2018). Revoicing and semiotic challenge revisited. Commentary on "Multimodal revoicing as an interactional mechanism for connecting scientific and everyday concepts." Human Development. DOI: 10.1159/000490159
Forman, E.A., Ramirez-Deltoro, V., Brown, L., & Passmore, C. (2017). Discursive strategies that foster an epistemic community for argument in a biology classroom. Learning and Instruction. 48, 32-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2016.08.005
Forman, E.A. (2015). Science or mathematics? For the Learning of Mathematics.
One part of a multi-authored short journal article that presents different perspectives on the same classroom transcript.
Forman, E.A. (2015). The dialectic between embodied experiences and mathematical concepts. Commentary on Studying Cognition through Time in a classroom Community: The Interplay between "Everyday" and "Scientific" concepts. Human Development, 58, 50-54. DOI: 10.1159/000373868
Forman, E.A., & Ford, M.J. (2014). Authority and accountability in light of disciplinary practices in science. International Journal of Educational Research, 64, 198-209.
Application of Productive Disciplinary Engagement framework to a high school biology classroom.
Forman, E.A., Venturini, P., & Ford, M.J. (2014). (Guest editors). Challenging the Principles for Fostering Productive Disciplinary Engagement in Science. International Journal of Educational Research, 64.
Special issue devoted to international research in science education that uses the productive disciplinary engagement framework.


Forman, E.A. (2014) Cultural development of mathematical ideas: Papua New Guinea Studies, by Geoffrey Saxe, Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 16:2, 175-180, [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10986065.2014.893718]
Invited book review of 30 year field study by Geoffrey Saxe. More
Ellice Forman


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