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Margaret Smith

Professor Emerita, Mathematics Education, Department of Instruction and Learning, University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Senior Scientist, Professor Emerita, Learning Research & Development Center

Munter, C., Stein, M. K., & Smith, M. S. (2015). Dialogic and direct instruction: Two distinct models of mathematics instruction and the debate(s) surrounding them. Teachers College Record, 117(11), 1-32.

Munter, C., Stein, M. K., & Smith, M. S. (2015). Is there a common pedagogical core?: Examining instructional practices of competing models of mathematics teaching. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 16(2), 3-13.

Correnti, R., with Stein, M.K., & Smith, M., & Scherrer, J., & McKeown, M., & Greeno, J., & Ashley, K. (2015).  Improving Teaching at Scale: Design for the Scientific Measurement and Development of Discourse Practice.  In L. Resnick & C. Asterhan  (Eds),  Socializing Intelligence through Academic Talk and Dialogue.

Smith, M.S. (2015).  Reflections on the first three years of Mathematics Teacher Educator: Successes and challenges. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 3(2).

Smith, M. S. (2014).  Building a Professional Knowledge Base. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 2(2), 106-107.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2014).  Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All. Reston, VA: Author. [Writing Team: Leinwand, S., Huinker, D., Brahier, D., Berry, R., Dillon, F., Larson, M., Leiva, M., Martin, G., & Smith, M. S.]

Smith, M.S., Boyle, J., Arbaugh, F., Steele, M.D., & Stylianides, G. (2014). Cases as a Vehicle for Developing Knowledge Needed for Teaching. In Y. Li, E.A. Silver & S. Li (Eds.), Transforming mathematics instruction: Multiple approaches and practices. Springer.

Cartier, J.L., Smith, M.S., Stein, M.K., & Ross, D. (2013). Five Practices for Orchestrating Task-Based Discussions in Science. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Marrongelle, K., Sztajn, P., & Smith, M. (2013). Scaling Up Professional Development in an Era of Common State Standards. Journal of Teacher Education, 64(3), 202-211.

Steele, M.D., Hillan, A.F., & Smith, M.S. (2013). Developing mathematical knowledge for teaching in a methods course: The case of function. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 16(6), 451-482.

Sztajn, P, Marrongelle, K. & Smith, M. (2013). Providing professional development at scale: Recommendations from research to practice. In Lindmeier, A. M. & Heinze, A. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Kiel, Germany: PM.

Smith, M.S., (2013). Linking claims and evidence. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 1(2), 105-107.

Lappan, G., Smith, M. S., Jones, L., & Paparella, P. (Eds.). (2012). Rich and Engaging Mathematical Tasks: Grades 5-9. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Smith, M. S., Cartier, J. L., Eskelson, S. L., & Tekkumru-Kisa, M. (2012). Building a school-university collaboration: A search for common ground. In J. Bay-Williams & B. Speer (Eds.), Professional collaborations in mathematics teaching and learning: Seeking success for all. The Seventy-fourth Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2012).

Lappan, G., Smith, M. S., & Jones, L. (2012). (Eds.) More Rich and Engaging Mathematical Tasks: Grades 5-9.  Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Smith, M. S., Cartier, J. L., Eskelson, S. L., & Tekkumru-Kisa, M. (2012). Building a School-University Collaboration: A Search for Common Ground. In J. Bay-Williams & B. Speer (Eds.), Professional Collaborations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Seeking Success for All.  The Seventy-fourth Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  Reston, VA: NCTM.

Sztajn, P., Marrongelle, K., & Smith, P. (2012).  Supporting implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Recommendations for professional development. Raleigh, NC: College of Education, North Carolina State University.

Lappan, G., Smith, M. S., Jones, L., & Paparella, P. (Eds.). (2012). Rich and Engaging Mathematical Tasks: Grades 5-9. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Boston, M. D., & Smith, M. S. (2011). A 'task-centric approach' to professional development: Enhancing mathematics teachers' ability to implement cognitively challenging mathematical tasks. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education.

Stein, M. K., Russell, J. L., & Smith, M. (2011). The role of tools in bridging research and practice in an instructional improvement effort. In W. F. Tate, K. King, & C. R. Anderson (Eds.), Disrupting Tradition: Research and Practice Pathways in Mathematics Education. Reston, VA: NCTM.

Smith, M., & Stein, M. K. (2011). Five practices for orchestrating productive mathematics discussions. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Smith, M. S. (2011, April). Orchestrating productive discussions: Helping teachers move beyond "Showing and Telling". Invited keynote presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN.

Smith, M.S., Cartier, J., Stein, M.K., & Ross, D. (2011). Five Practices for Orchestrating Task-Based Discussions in Science. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Boston, M.D., & Smith, M.S. A ‘Task-centric Approach’ to Professional Development: Enhancing Mathematics Teachers' Ability to Implement Cognitively Challenging Mathematical Tasks (2011). ZDM – The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 43(6-7), 965-977.

Stein, M. K., & Smith, M. S. (2010). The role of curricular materials in elementary mathematics classrooms. In D. V. Lambdin & F. K. Lester (Eds.), Translating research to the elementary classroom. Reston, VA: NCTM.

First Editor, Mathematics Teacher Educator

2011-2015

Joint publication of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators and The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Susan Loucks-Horsley Award, National Staff Development Council

December 2010

Excellence in Teaching in Mathematics Teacher Education

2009

AMTE

Visiting Distinguished Professor

April 2007

Bucknell University

Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award

2006

University of Pittsburgh

Faculty Excellence Award

1986

Northwood University (Midland, MI)