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Nicole Bannister

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Office: Martin O-04
Phone: 864-656-2329
Email: nbannis@clemson.edu
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Website: http://www.reframingpractice.com/

Educational Background

Ph.D. Learning Sciences
University of Washington 2009

M.S. Mathematical Sciences
Clemson University 2001

B.S. Mathematics
College of Charleston 1999

Profile

Selected Publications
Simpson, A., Bannister, N., & Matthews, G. (accepted). Cracking her codes: Understanding shared technology resources as positioning artifacts for power and status in CSCL Environments. Manuscript accepted for publication in the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.
Leonard, A. E. & Bannister, N. (2018). Dancing our way to geometric transformations. Manuscript accepted into press for publication in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
Bannister, N. (2018). Theorizing collaborative mathematics teacher learning in communities of practice. Manuscript accepted into press for publication in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education.
Bannister, N. (2016). FORUM: Breaking the spell of differentiated instruction through equity pedagogy and teacher community. Cultural Studies in Science Education, 11(2). 335-347.
Bannister, N. (2015). Reframing practice: Teacher learning through interactions in a collaborative group. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 24(3), 347-372.
Bannister, N. & Linder, S. (2015). Teaching for learning: Recasting a traditionally summative assessment as an intentionally formative experience. The Educational Forum, 79(2). 190-199.
Bannister, N. (2011). A sweet way to investigate volume. Mathematics Teacher, 105(5), 400.

Selected Talks
Bannister, N. (2017, September). A frame analysis approach for analyzing teacher learning in communities of practice. University of Illinois-Chicago Learning Sciences Research Institute Speaker Series. Chicago, IL.
Bannister, N., Arbaugh, F., & Simpson, A. (2017, April). The role of reification in analyzing teacher learning. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Bannister, N., Arbaugh, F., & Simpson, A. (2016, April). Analyzing mathematics teacher learning using frame alignment processes. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Matthews, G., Bannister, N., & Simpson, A. (2016, April). Cracking her codes: Investigating technology boundary objects using interaction analysis. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Crespo, S., Bannister, N., & Kalinec-Craig, C. (2016, April). Learning to notice students’ mathematical competence. Presented as part of the Research on math teacher education in an online multimedia environment research symposium proposal for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Bannister, N. (2015, April). An empirical example of teacher learning inside teacher community. Presented at the 2015 American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Bannister, N. (2014, June). Capturing teachers’ learning through their framing of a struggling student problem. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Denver, CO.

Professional Memberships
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA)
South Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (SCCTM)

Courses Taught

College of Education
ED 9010: Classics in Mathematics Education
EDF 9020: Seminar in the Learning Sciences II
EDML 8130: Middle Grades Mathematics Methods I
EDML 8230: Middle Grades Mathematics Methods II
EDML 8080: Middle School Assessment for Teachers
EDSC 8420 Advanced Studies in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics
EDSC 8620: Teaching Methods and Strategies for Secondary Mathematics

Mathematical Sciences Department
MATH 1070: Differential and Integral Calculus
MATH 1080: Calculus of One Variable II
MATH 4080: Exploration and Analysis of Secondary Mathematics
MATH 7060: Probability and Statistics for Middle Grades Teachers
MATH 7090: Geometry for Middle Grades Teachers
MATH 7130: Algebra for Middle Grades Teachers
MATH 7140: Foundations in Mathematics for Middle Grades Teachers
MATH 7380: Geometry for Secondary Teachers
MATH 7490: Discrete Mathematics for Secondary Teachers

Research Interests

mathematics teacher learning in communities of practice contexts
entry points to learning strengths-based teaching practices and developing mathematical literacies
frame analysis methods