Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Jamie Pyper

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
Office:
A312
Phone:
613-533-6000 ext. 77748
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BMath (Waterloo), B.Ed. (UofT), OCT., M.Ed. (Western), PhD (OISE/UT)

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Graduate Faculty 
Coordinator, Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Group

Website: Professional Profile (Teaching)

Research Interests
  • Mathematics education – teacher practice and student learning
  • Teacher efficacy
  • Mathematics discourse – and its connection to mathematics for teaching 
  • Teacher professional learning
  • Preservice Teacher education
Recent Publications

Articles

Pyper, J. S., Chin, J., & Reeve, R. (2016). Thinking about professional literacies with mathematics, English language art, and science preservice teachers. Journal of Literacy and Technology, 17(3), 42-61.

Pyper, J. S. (2015). Thinking about teaching, learning, and mathematical mindsets leads me to Learning Skills. OAME Gazette, 54(1), 28-33.

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D., Pyper, J. S., & Woods, J. (2015).  Instructional Rounds as a professional learning model for systemic implementation of Assessment for Learning. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 22(1), 122-139.

Pyper, J. S. (2014). Pre-service mathematics teacher efficacy: Its nature and relationship to teacher concerns and orientation. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 60(1), 81-97. 

Pyper, J. (2013). E-kwati-ons – from mind games to algebra on paper. Ontario Mathematics Gazette (OAME), 52(1), 29-33.

Pyper, J. (2013). E-kwati-ons – from mind games to algebra on paper, Part II. Ontario Mathematics Gazette (OAME), 52(2), 29-32.

Mina, K. & Pyper, J. (2006). Archimedes’ “Pie”: An old idea, a new tool. Ontario Mathematics Gazette, 45(1), 37-40.

Pyper, J. (June 2005). Making effective use of our time: A tracking sheet for daily assessment of student learning. Ontario Mathematics Gazette, 43(4), 23-30.

Evaluation and Technical Reports

DeLuca, C., Pyper, J. S., LaPointe, D., Valiquette, A. (2016). Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning: Year 3. An evaluation report for the Kawartha Pine Ridge (KPR) District School Board.

Bolden, B., Christou, T., DeLuca, C., Klinger, D. A., Kutsyuruba, B., Pyper, J., Shulha, L. M., & Wade-Woolley, L. (2014). Collaborative inquiry in Ontario schools. An evaluation report for the Ontario Ministry of Education – Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D. A., Pyper, J., & Chapman, A. (2014). Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning: Year 2. An evaluation report for the Kawartha Pine Ridge (KPR) District School Board.

Pyper, J., DeLuca, C., Klinger, D. A., & Valiquette, A. (2014). Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning: Year 2. An evaluation report for the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board (PVNCC) District School Board.

Pyper., J. S., Wearing, J., & LaPointe, D.  (Eds.) (2014). MSTE e-zine. Annual publication of MSTE Group research and curriculum development projects. MSTE e-zine

Pyper, J. S. (May 2014). Research based considerations for elementary school teachers’ professional learning of mathematics content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge. A paper for the Elementary Teachers’ Federation Ontario Summer mathematics courses.

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D. A., Pyper, J., & Woods, J. (2013). Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning: Year 1. An evaluation report for the Kawartha Pine Ridge (KPR) District School Board.

Shulha, L., Klinger, D. A., Pyper, J., & DeLuca, C. (2013). Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning: Year 1. An evaluation report for the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board (PVNCC) District School Board.

Kajander. A., Kotsopoulos, D., Martinovic, D., Whitely, W., Craven, S., Hanna, G., Jarvis, D., Mgombelo, J., Namukasa, I., Pyper, J., & Roulet, G. (2012). Mathematics pre-service teacher education in Ontario: Consultation brief regarding the extended pre-service program. Contribution of the Subcommittee of the Mathematics Education Forum of The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences. Submitted by Grasselli, M., (Deputy Director of the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, and Co-chair of the Mathematics Education Forum, to the Ontario Ministry of Education).

Conference Presentations and Proceedings

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Pyper, J. S., & MacGregor, S. (2016, November). Understanding teacher efficacy for elementary school preservice teachers. A poster for The Annual Meeting of the Psychology of Mathematics Education - North American Chapter (PME-NA 38), Tucson, Arizona.

Pyper, J. S. (2015). Preservice secondary school mathematics teacher efficacy: Four mini-case studies. In Beswick, K., Muir, T., & Wells, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of 39th Psychology of Mathematics Education conference, 1, p. 198. Hobart, Australia: PME.

Pyper, J. S. (2015). Professional literacies for the preservice mathematics teacher. In Beswick, K., Muir, T., & Wells, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of 39th Psychology of Mathematics Education conference, 1, p. 245. Hobart, Australia: PME.

Pyper, J. S., Chin, J. & Reeve, R. (2015). Professional literacies with mathematics, English language arts, and science teacher candidates. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE – CATE), May 31 - June 3, 2015, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D., Pyper, J., & Woods, J., Chapman, A. (2015). Building School District Capacity in Assessment for Learning:  A Study on Teacher Learning in Assessment through and Instructional Rounds Approach, 2015 AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D., LaPointe, D., Luce-Kapler, R., Pyper, J. Shulha, L., & Woods, J. (2014). Feedback -driven professional learning: Examining the benefits and challenges in three contexts. Symposium session at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, St. Catherines, ON

DeLuca, C., Pyper, J., & Klinger, D. A. (2014). Building school capacity in Assessment for Learning: Models for systemic implementation . Paper presentation at the Ontario Education Research Symposium, Toronto, ON.February 17-19, 2014.

Pyper, J. & LaPointe, D. (2014). Trajectories of teacher efficacy and its sources. A research poster for The Joint Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 38) and the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 36). July 15-20, 2014, Vancouver, Canada.

DeLuca, C., Pyper, J., & Klinger, D. (2014). Assessment for Learning with an Instructional Rounds professional learning model. Ontario Education Research Symposium, Ontario Ministry of Education. Toronto. February 17-19, 2014.

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D., LaPointe, D., Luce-Kapler, R., Pyper, J. Shulha, L., & Woods, J. (2014).Feedback-driven professional learning: Examining the benefits and challenges in three contexts. Symposium session at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, St.Catherines, ON. 

Pyper, J. (2014). A ‘rubrics cube’ for the teaching and learning of mathematics. A vignette for the Canadian Mathematics Education Forum, May 2014, Ottawa, Canada.

Pyper, J. (2014). Mathematical Arts. Ad Hoc presentation at the May 30-June 03, 2014 Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, Edmonton, Alberta.

DeLuca, C., Klinger, D. A., & Pyper, J. (2013). Building school district capacity in assessment for learning. Paper presentation at the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teacher Effectiveness annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

Pyper, J., Chapman, A., & Sebok, S. (2013). Insight into Preservice “Mathematics for Teaching”. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE – CATE), June 2-5, 2013, Victoria, BC.

Pyper, J., Sebok, S., & Chapman, A. (2013). Uncovering a Method to Gain Insight into Preservice “Mathematics for Teaching”.  A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE – CERA), June 2-5, 2013, Victoria, BC.

Pyper, J., Chapman, A., Sebok, S., & Lam, M. (2013). Insight into Preservice “Mathematics for Teaching”. Paper presented at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education Forum Research Day, January 26, 2013, Fields Institute, Toronto.

Pyper, J. (2012). Finding a comfort zone: A new researcher’s reasoning for mixed methods. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE - CERA), May 27-30, Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo.

Pyper, J. (2012). Preservice mathematics teacher efficacy: Its nature and relationship to teacher concern and orientation. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE - CATE), May 27-30, Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo.

Squalli, H., Theis, L., & Pyper, J. (2009). An inquiry into teacher practice. Working group presentation at the June 3-7, 2009 Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario.

Pyper, J., Squalli, H., & Theis, L. (2009). Étude des pratiques d’enseignement. Conference proceedings at the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, June 3-7, York University, Toronto, Ontario. pp. 55-63.

Pyper, J. (2009). Preservice Teacher Efficacy Trajectories. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 23-26, Carlton University, Ottawa. 

Ronau, R., Taylor, P. M., Dougherty, B. J., Pyper, J., Wagener, L. L., Rakes, C. R. (2009). A Comprehensive Framework for Teacher Knowledge: A lens for examining research. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), April 13-17, San Diego, CA.

Ronau, R., Taylor, P. M., Dougherty, B. J., Pyper, J., Wagener, L. L., Rakes, C. R. (2009). Comprehensive Framework for Teacher Knowledge: A lens for examining research. Paper and presentation at the 13th Annual Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), February 5-7, 2009. Orlando Florida. 

Pyper, J. (2008). Complexity, preservice teacher efficacy, teacher concern, and teacher orientation. Ad Hoc presentation at the May 23-27, 2008 Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, Sherbrooke Que.

Pyper, J. (2008). The Complexity of Teacher Concern, Orientation, and Efficacy in Preservice Programs. Conference proceedings at the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, May 23-27, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke Quebec. pp. 169-170.

Pyper, J. (2007). Preservice teachers’ sense of efficacy that results from the context of mathematics methods coursework. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Exploring Mathematics Education in Context, Stateline (Lake Tahoe), NV.

Invited Talks and Professional Developmental Workshops

Pyper, J. S. & Klinger, D. (2014). Supporting Teaching and Learning in Mathematics: A day for Eastern Ontario Supervisory Officers. EOSDN. August 22, 2014.

Pyper, J. (2013). Mathematics education: Research into practice. A presentation for the Ontario Ministry of Education “A Forum for Action – Effective Practices in Mathematics Education”, December 11, 2013.