Mary Kay Stein
Faculty - Associate Director LRDC

Presentations

Russell, J.L., Stein, M.K., & Correnti, R. (2018). Collaboration and adaptation at scale: The TN mathematics coaching project. Invited talk at the annual meeting of the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics. Alexandria, VA.
Stein, M.K, Russell, J., Bill, V., & Speranzo, L. (2018). Relationship of coach-teacher planning sessions to the quality of mathematics lessons. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association. New York City.
Yurekli, B., Kisa, Z., Correnti, R., & Stein, M.K. (2018). Teachers' beliefs and practices in teaching mathematics for conceptual understanding: The role of constraints. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association. New York City.
Kisa, Z., Correnti, R., Yurekli, B., & Stein, M.K. (2018). Teaching mathematics for conceptual understanding: Teachers' vision, practices, and their perceived constraints. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association. New York City.
Stein, M.K. (2017 January). Teacher's role in a technology-enhanced classroom. Invited talk at National Engineering Research Center for E-Learning (NERCEL), Central China Normal University. Wuhan, China.
Stein, M.K., & Correnti, R. (2016 October). Theorizing and measuring teaching for conceptual understanding at scale. Invited talk at the Fall 2016 meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Minneapolis, MN.
Stein, M.K. (2016 July). Implementing ambitious mathematics tasks. Invited talk at US-Finnish Conference on Mathematics Education. Helsinki, Finland.
Stein, M.K. (2016 July). Sharpening theories of mathematics teaching and student learning in the Common Core era. Invited talk at the quadrennial meeting of the International Congress on Mathematics Education. Hamburg, Germany.
Stein, M.K. (2016 May). Fostering research-to-practice connections: Two examples. Invited talk at Technion: Israel Institute of Technology. Haifa, Israel.

Conceptualizing teacher practices that support students' mathematical learning in computer-directed learning environments.

2014

Paper appearing in the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Boulder, CO. Authors: Melissa Boston, Aaron Kessler and Mary Kay Stein

Conceptualizing the teacher's role in supporting students' mathematical learning in computer-directed learning environments.

2014

Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Authors: Aaron Kessler, M. Boston, and Mary Kay Stein

Using contrasting video cases of enactment of cognitively demanding science tasks in professional development

2014


Paper appearing in the proceedings of the International Confeence of the Learning Sciences, Boulder, CO.  Authors: Miray Tekkumru Kisa and Mary Kay Stein

Developing science teachers' professional vision

Aug 2013


Paper appearing in Abstracts: Biennial Meeting of the European Conference for Rsearch on Learning and Instruction, Munich, Germany. Authors: Miray Tekkumru Kisa and Mary Kay Stein

A theory-based approach to comparing direct and dialogic mathematics instruction

Apr 2013


Paper presented at the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO. Authors:  Chuck Munter, Mary Kay Stein, Margaret Smith


Biology teachers' learning to notice: How do students think while implementing science tasks?

Apr 2013

Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Tekkumru Kisa, M., & Stein, M.K.

Cognitive demand of robot algebra tutor tasks: How students are really enacting tasks

Apr 2013


Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Kessler, A., Stein, M.K., & Schunn, C.


How and when affordances and constraints within ambitious mathematics curricula matter for the quality of teachers' instruction

Apr 2013

Paper presented at a roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research ASsociation, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Kaufman, J., Tekkumru Kisa, M., & Stein, M.K.

How teachers' professional networks contribute to sustaining high-quality mathematics instruction

Apr 2013


Paper presented at a roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Russel, J., Coburn, C.E., Kaufman, J., & Stein, M.K.


Lesson planning for dialogic instruction in an urban secondary school

Apr 2013

Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Author: Stein, M.K.

Supporting sustainability: Teachers' advice networks and ambitious instructional reform

Apr 2013

Paper presented at teh annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Coburn, C.E., Russell, J., Kaufman, J., & Stein, M.K.

Teachers' perceptions of lesson planning as shaped by organizational context

Apr 2013

Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Russell, J., & Stein, M.K.

Teachers' productive discussions about science tasks: "What is the level of cognitive demand?"

Apr 2013

Poster session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Authors: Teekumru Kisa, M., & Stein, M.K.

Teaching and learning mathematics in virtual environments: Introducing high-cognitive demand tasks

Apr 2013


Paper presented at the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of mathematics, Denver, CO. Authors:  Aaron Kessler*, Mary Kay Stein, Melissa Boston


Teaching and learning mathematics in virtual environments: The role of teacher mediation

Apr 2013


Paper presented at the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.  Authors: Boston, M., Stein, M.K., & Kessler, A.


Orchestrating productive mathematics discussions: A model for moving beyond "showing and telling."

Dec 2012


Keynote address at the annual meeting of the Mathematics Association of Australia, LaTrobe, Australia.  Stein, M.K. 


At the crossroads of policy and practice in the United States: Assessment and curriculum in the era of the Common Core State Standards

Nov 2012


Invited presentation at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.  Stein, M.K. 


Using curriculum as a resource for teacher learning

Nov 2012


Invited presentation at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia.  Stein, M.K. 


New Curriculum and Texbooks

Jul 2012


Invited presentation at the Symposium for United States and Korean Mathematics Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Stein, M.K.


Research perspectives on mathematics standards reform

Jul 2012


Invited presentation for the United States National Presentation at the quadrennial meeting of the International Congress on Mathematics Education. Stein, M.K. 


Assessment and Curriculum Policy in the CCSS Era: Lessons from the Past

2011
Stein, M.K., (May, 2011). Invited Plenary, Assessment and Curriculum Policy in the CCSS Era: Lessons from the Past. Presented at the “Moving Forward Together: Curriculum and Assessment and the CCSS in Mathematics Conference,” Washington, DC.

Balancing Rigor and Equity

2011
Stein, M.K., Kaufman, J., Sherman, M. (graduate student), & Hillen, A. (2011). Balancing rigor and equity: A literature review to inform algebra policy making and research. Paper presented at the research pre-session of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN.

Building Capacity for Large-Scale Change

2011
Stein, M.K. (March 2011). Building Capacity for Large-Scale Change. Presented at the National Research Council Workshop, “State-Focused Reform Efforts in STEM Education.” Washington, DC.

Mathematics Teacher Development in the Context of District Managed Curriculum

2011
Stein, M.K., Kaufman, J., & Tekkumru-Kisa (graduate student). (2011). Mathematics teacher development in the context of district managed curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Research to Inform Assessment and Curriculum Policy in the Common Core Standards Era

2011
Stein, M.K. (November 2010). Invited Plenary, Research to Inform Assessment and Curriculum Policy in the Common Core Standards Era. Presented at the Inaugural Conference, “Research In Mathematics Education: Where Do We Go From Here?” of the Michigan State University Institute for Research on Mathematics and Science Education, Washington, DC.

How social capital shapes instruction

2010
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver with C. Coburn, J. Russell, & J. Kaufman

Quality implementation of standards-based mathematics curricula: Teachers’ work to sustain cognitive demand of tasks and their reform orientation

2010
Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver with J. Kaufman

Effects of a coding intervention on awareness of learning opportunities

2010
Presentation at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego with J. Scherrer

Measuring discussions in mathematics classrooms.

2010
Presentation at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego with M. Smith, R. Correnti, & J. Scherrer.

Finding and Using Instructional Resources (Sept.09)

2010
Presentation at “Voices from the Community: A Workshop to Explore Key Issues in Identification and Use of NSF Instructional Resources in STEM Education.” Meeting sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

How curriculum influences student learning (May 09)

2010
Invited plenary for conference sponsored by Portugal’s Ministry of Education, Lisbon, Portugal.

Reframing the Problem of Research and Practice (Nov.09)

2010
Invited Plenary Presentation to the National Education Association’s “Research Boot Camp.” New Orleans, LA.

Large-scale innovation in mathematics: Examining the relationship

Apr 2009
Presentation at the annual meeting
of the Research Pre-session of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, DC.

The Role of Instructional Tasks in Student Learning

Apr 2009
Invited presentation to the education faculty at Presov University, Presov, Slovakia

Examining the Relationship between Teacher Human Capital, Curriculum Use, and Quality of Implementation

Mar 2008
Stein, M.K., Kaufman, J., & Sutherland, S. (2008). Examining the relationship between teacher human capital, curriculum use, and quality of implementation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Student Achievement in Districts Scaling Up Mathematics

Mar 2008
Yuan, K., Lockwood, J.R., Hamilton, L., Gill, B., & Stein, M.K. (2008). Student achievement in districts scaling up mathematics: As related to district policy, human and social capital, curriculum implementation, and instructional style. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Teaching Learning Opportunities in a Shifting and Uncertain Policy Environment for Instruction

Mar 2008
Kaufman, J., & Stein, M.K. (2008). Teaching learning opportunities in a shifting and uncertain policy environment for instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Travel of District-Wide Approaches to Instructional Improvement: How Can Districts Learn from One Another?

Mar 2008
Stein, M.K., Hubbard, L., & Toure, J. (2008). Travel of district-wide approaches to instructional improvement:
How can districts learn from one another? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

New curriculum and textbooks

2008


Invited presentation at the Symposium for United States and Korean Mathematics Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.  Stein, M.K. 


Education Policy from a Learning Perspective

2008
Stein, M.K., Russell, J., & Coon, S.E. (2008, March). Education policy from a learning perspective. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Educational Policy and Leadership Center. Harrisburg, PA.

Role of Boundary Objects and Practices in District-Wide Reform

Nov 2007
Stein, M.K., & Coburn, C.E. (2007). Role of boundary objects and practices in district-wide reform. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration. Washington, DC.

Leadership for the Improvement of Mathematics Instruction

Oct 2007
Stein, M.K. (2007, October). Leadership for the improvement of mathematics instruction. Plenary presentation to Northwest Educational Leadership Conference. Seattle, WA.

Orchestrating Productive Mathematical Discussions

Oct 2007
Stein, M.K., (2007, October). Orchestrating productive mathematical discussions. Invited presentation to the Northwest Council of Mathematics Teachers. Seattle, WA.

Gill, B., Lockwood, J.R., & Stein, M.K. (2007). Student achievement in districts scaling up mathematics.

2007
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in a symposium that featured a set of papers from our NSF project, Scaling Up Mathematics.

Stein, M.K., & Kim, G. (2006). The role of mathematics curriculum in large-scale urban reform: An analysis of demands and opportunities for teacher learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Fra

Apr 2006

Stein, M.K., Kim, G., & Seeley, M. (2006). The enactment of reform mathematics curricula in urban settings: A comparative analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Apr 2006

Conceptualizing teacher practices that support students' mathematical learning in computer-directed learning environments.

Paper appearing in the Proceedings of he International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Boulder, CO.

Mary Kay Stein

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
828 Learning Research and Development Center
3939 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-624-6971
mkstein@pitt.edu