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Marilyn Carlson



  • Higher Ed: Mathematics, Higher Ed: Education, Researcher 




Carlson, Marilyn P., Moore, Kevin (in press). Covariational Reasoning: A Way of Thinking that can be used to Solve Novel Word Problems in Algebra and Calculus, and Understand Key Ideas of Calculus. In E. Silver, & P. Keeney (Eds.) Lessons Learned From Research. (An invited chapter in an upcoming two- volume publication.) The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Moore, K. C., & Carlson, M. P. (2012). Students' images of problem contexts when solving applied problems. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 31(1), 48-59.

Carlson, M., Oehrtman, M., Engelke, N. (2010). The precalculus concept assessment (PCA) instrument: A tool for assessing reasoning patterns, understandings and knowledge of precalculus level students. Cognition and Instruction, 113-145.

* Carlson, M.; Jacobs, S.; Coe, E., Hsu, E. ""Applying Covariational Reasoning While Modeling Dynamic Events: A Framework and a Study"", under review. 

Site Contributions
12/20/17Decentering: A construct to analyze and explain teacher actions as they relate to student thinking
12/05/14An Adaptive Model for Supporting Shifts in Secondary Precalculus Instruction and Student Learning
12/05/14Implementing Pathways Curriculum: What Are We Learning from In-Service and Pre-Service Teachers to Inform and Modify Project Resources?
11/05/12Students' images of problem contexts when solving applied problems
08/31/11Key Variables for Establishing and Sustaining Highly Effective Professional Learning Communities
04/14/11Using Research-based Curriculum to Support Shifts in Teachers' Key Pedagogical Understandings
04/14/11Interaction Between Teachers' Questions and Student Discourse
02/24/10Featured Paper Session: Coherence and Change in Teacher Professional Learning Communities
02/02/10Coherence and Change in Teacher Professional Learning Communities
02/01/10Transforming the Professional Development Culture and Quality of Mathematics and Science Instruction within a Secondary School
11/18/09The Design of Tasks in Support of Teachers' Development of Coherent Mathematical Meanings
07/30/09Documenting the Emergence of "Speaking with Meaning" as a Sociomathematical Norm in Professional Learning Community Discourse
07/30/09The Role of Quantitative Reasoning in Solving Applied Precalculus Problems
07/30/09Foundational Reasoning Abilities That Promote Coherence in Students' Function Understanding
04/01/09The Role of the Facilitator in Promoting Meaningful Discourse Among Professional Learning Communities of Secondary Mathematics and Science Teachers