presentations

Harper, F. K. (2021, February). I AM New to Mathematics Teacher Education: Realities of Teaching, Scholarship, and Service. Roundtable presentation during symposium session presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, online.

Harper, F. K. (2020, October). STEM Education for East Knoxville. Poster presented at University of Tennessee, Outreach and Engagement Conference, Knoxville, TN. 

Harper, F. K. (2020, September). Sense of belonging in STEM: Methodological considerations for exploring identity development. Colloquium for the STEM Transformation Institute at Florida International University, Miami, FL. 

Harper, F. K., Stumbo, Z., & Kim, N. (2020, April). Bringing together both community and STEM connections in PSTs’ mathematics teaching. Webinar for Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. https://amte.net/content/webinar-bringing-together-both-community-and-stem-connections-psts%E2%80%99-mathematics-teaching

Harper, F. K., Kim, N. & Stumbo, Z. W. (2020, April) When Robots Invade the Neighborhood: Learning to Teach Mathematics Leveraging Both Technology and Community Knowledge [Roundtable Session]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/ukk4rxh (Conference Canceled)

Anderson, B. N., Coleman King, C., Harper, F. K. & Koerber, N. (2020, April) Critical and Culturally Relevant Experiential STEM Learning: Preparing Educators for STEM Education in Urban Schools [Roundtable Session]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/rjv8lqz (Conference Canceled)

Harper, F. K. & Kim, N. (2020, February). Leveraging community funds of knowledge to teach mathematics with technology. Workshop presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Phoenix, AZ. (Abstract refereed)

Raygoza, M. C., Lischka, A. E., Lawler, B. R., Tanner, A. J., Males, L. M., Stone, J., Harper, F. K., Meyers, M. (2020, February). Humanizing approaches to grading with mathematics pre-service teachers: Navigating and pushing beyond systems. Working group presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Phoenix, AZ. (Abstract refereed)

Harper, F. K., Hodge, L., Greene, D., Watkins, T., & King, S. (2019, October). Partnering for STEM learning for children and their (future) teachers. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Engaged Scholarship Consortium, Denver, CO. (Abstract refereed)

Harper, F. K. & Lee, J. (2019, July). “Rosy”-colored glasses: Looking at the nuances of a young Asian American woman’s mathematics experiences. Research presentation at the inaugural conference of the Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Cookeville, TN.

Ho, A., Harper, F. K. & Leyva, L. (2019, July). A lesson study on the incorporation of an identity activity with a fractions task. Research presentation at the inaugural conference of the Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Cookeville, TN.

Foote, M., Amidon, J., Bartell, T., Koestler, C., & Harper, F. K. (2019, April). Good task or task for good? Developing and adapting culturally and socially relevant math tasks. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.

Harper, F. K. (2019, March). Partnering to support integrated STEM learning for minoritized youth and their (future) teachers. Poster presented at the University of Tennessee Nonprofit Day, Knoxville, TN. 

Harper, F. K. (2019, March). Collaboration and critical mathematical inquiry: Negotiating mathematics engagement, identity, and agency. Colloquium for the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

Harper, F. K., & Hodge, L. (2019, February). Partnering to support STEM learning for minoritized youth and (future) math teachers. Individual session presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL.

Guzmán, L., Harper, F. K., Leyva, L., & Raygoza, M. (2019, February). A process of “becoming”: Transitioning into equity, social-justice oriented mathematics teacher educator roles. Symposium presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL.

Anderson, B., & Harper, F. K. (2018, November). “I just get all stressed out”: Coping with perfectionism as a Black gifted girl in mathematics. Presentation at National Association for Gifted Children Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

Harper, F. K. (2018, November). STEM experiences for girls of Color in urban schools: Considerations for equitable mathematics engagement. Paper presented at a roundtable at the biennial International Conference on Urban Education, Nassau, Bahamas.

Harper, F.K. (2018, October). Partnering to support integrated STEM learning for urban youth and their (future) teachers. Colloquium for the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Harper, F.K. (2018, April). Students’ negotiation of equitable strategies for collaborative math. Research report presented at the annual research conference of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, D.C. [PAPER] [SLIDES]

Bartell, T. G., Harper, F.K., Yolcu, A., Wager, A. (2017). At the crossroads of mathematics and lived experiences: Increasing young children’s access to rigorous mathematics. In E. Galindo & J. Newton (Eds.) Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the North American Chapters of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Indianapolis, IN: Hoosier Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. [ABSTRACT]

Harper, F.K. (2017, April). Limiting pre-service teachers’ English use to reveal the role of language in mathematics learning. With J. M. Martínez, Y. Bian, & G. Krause. Learning to teach mathematics in bilingual classrooms: Considering pre-service teachers’ past, present and future experiences. Symposium session presented the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. [ABSTRACT]

Harper, F.K. (2017, February). Extending mathematics problems to investigate issues that matter to students. Workshop presented at the annual CPM Teacher Conference, San Francisco, CA. [SLIDES] [HANDOUTS]

Harper, F.K. (2017, February). Learning to teach mathematics for social justice with technology. Discussion session presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL. [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Scroggins, A. D. & Harper, F.K. (2017, February). Weaving together mathematics, discourse, community, and power in mathematics teacher professional development towards equitable systems. Individual session presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL. [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES] [HANDOUT]

Harper, F.K. & Swartz, B. A. (2016, November). (Re)defining smartness: Exploring multiple abilities in elementary and secondary mathematics teacher education. Poster presented at the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. [ABSTRACT] [POSTER]

Amidon, J., Koestler, C. Harper, F., Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Wager, A., & Scroggins, A. D. (2016, November). Negotiating an equitable mathematical system through professional development. Poster presented at the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. [ABSTRACT]

Harper, F.K. (2016, August). In solidarity: Small group exploration of social justice issues through mathematics. Workshop presented at the annual Nepantla Teachers Community Mini-Conference, Chicago, IL. [PRESENTATION SLIDES & NOTES] [PRESENTATION TASK]

Harper, F.K. (2016, April). Teaching mathematics for social justice in action: Promises and problems of practice. Paper presented at a roundtable session at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. [PRESENTATION HANDOUT]

Harper, F.K. (2016, April). A mixed methods investigation of students’ mathematics experiences and identity development through equity-focused mathematics pedagogies. Preliminary findings presented at a roundtable session at the Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education Graduate Student Session at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. [PRESENTATION HANDOUT]

Harper, F. K. (2016, March) Mathematics students identity development through equity-focused pedagogies. Work-in-progress session presented for the fifth annual Indiana Mathematics Education Research Symposium, Indianapolis, IN. [PRESENTATION SLIDES]

Harper, F.K. (2015, September). Using the Blind Triangles task to help prospective teachers explore strategies for English Language Learners. Poster for the Scholarly Inquiry and Practices Conference for Mathematics Education Methods, Atlanta, GA. [POSTER]

Orr, S., & Harper, F. K. (2015, July). Using literacy strategies in Algebra. Workshop for the annual conference of Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Traverse City, MI. [PRESENTATION SLIDES]

Harper, F. K., Full, M. C., & Buenrostro, P. (2015, April). Towards social justice in mathematics education: Bridging multiple perspectives to advance critical mathematics praxis. Paper presented at a roundtable session at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. [PRESENTATION SLIDES]

Harper, F. K. & Sweet, Z. (2015, February). Solving systems of linear equations: It takes more than one. Workshop presented at the annual Math in Action conference. Allendale, MI. [PRESENTATION SLIDES]

Harper, F. K. (2014, November). No progress without struggle: The fight to establish community accountability in Chicago Public Schools. Paper presented at International Conference on Urban Education, Montego Bay, Jamaica. [PAPER]

Guzman, L., Harper, F., Aguirre, J., Bartell, T., Drake, C., Foote, M. Roth McDuffie, A. & Turner, E. (2014, June). Exploring Mathematics Modeling Reflected in Elementary Mathematics Lesson Plans. Session presented at the annual conference of TODOS Mathematics for All, Phoenix, AZ. [PRESENTATION HANDOUT]

Harper, F. K., Murata, A., Triggs, M. & Kamikawa, K. (2014, April). Mathematics teaching in urban classrooms: Perspectives from teachers and researchers. Symposium presented at the annual research conference of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, LA. [PRESENTATION SLIDES] [PAPER]

Harper, F. K. (2014, February). Instructional activities in secondary mathematics teacher education: Learning through practice in only twenty minutes. Brief session presented at the annual conference of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Irvine, CA. [PRESENTATION SLIDES] [PAPER]

Harper, F. K. (2013, July). Making groupwork work: Supporting student learning with Complex Instruction. Workshop presented at the annual conference of Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Traverse City, MI. [PRESENTATION SLIDES]

Harper, F. K. (2013, May). Solving world problems: Using mathematics to explore social justice issues. Workshop presented at Math and Science Conference at Jackson Community College, Jackson, MI. [PRESENTATION SLIDES]

Harper, F. K. (2012, November). From confusion to clarity: How Complex Instruction supports studentsmathematical proficiency. Poster presented at the annual meeting of North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Kalamazoo, MI. [POSTER] [POSTER ABSTRACT]