Jamie Pyper smiling in front of bookcases in the education library

Jamie Pyper

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education

He/Him

BMath (Waterloo), B.Ed. (UofT), OCT., M.Ed. (Western), PhD (OISE/UT)

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Graduate Faculty 

Director, Teacher Education Curriculum

Coordinator, Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Group

Research Interests

  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL) as a structure to professional learning
  • Teacher efficacy, teacher concern, teacher orientation: teacher cognition
  • Mathematics education – teacher practice and student learning, and mathematics for teaching and mathematical knowledge for teaching
  • Methodology and methods for interdisciplinary research efforts

Recent Publications and Presentations

Refereed papers 

Pyper, J. S. and co-authors, as of this date four (4) manuscripts submitted to journals, on topics: Problem-Based Learning, TBLT, gender updating to Polya’s problem solving book, and considerations for conferences in the post-pandemic.

Hall, J. & Pyper, J. S. (online first September 2021). Exploring the nature and focus of feedback when using video playback in gynecology laparoscopy training. Canadian Medical Education Journal. https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cmej/issue/view/71455

LeRoux, A., McCall, J., Pudwell, J., Pyper, J. S., & Bougie, O. (2021). Therapeutic journey of adolescents with severe dysmenorrhea. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 43(5), 666.

Pyper, J. S. (2021). Problem-based learning as a professional learning model helped me with the sudden demand of remote learning and I believe is helping me offer 
students ownership and their own voice in their learning. Academia Letters, Article 563. https://doi.org/10.20935/AL563.

Bosica, J. G., Pyper, J. S., & MacGregor, S. (2021). Incorporating problem-based learning in a secondary school mathematics preservice teacher education course. Teaching and Teacher Education, 102, htpps://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2021.103335.

Peng, Y. & Pyper, J. S. (2019). Finding success with pedagogical innovation: A case from CSL teachers’ experiences with TBLT. Language Teaching Research. Advance inline publication. doi: 10.1177/1362168819862132

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.

Book Chapter (peer reviewed) 

Pyper, J. S. (2018). Mathematical mindsets. In A. Kajander, E. Chernoff, &  J. Holm (Eds.), Teaching and learning secondary school mathematics: Canadian perspectives in an international context (pp. 165-177).  Springer: Advanced in Mathematics Education (AiME).

Book Review (peer reviewed) 

Pyper, J. S. (online first, Dec 02 2021). Tensions in the borderlands: A review of Borders in mathematics pre-service teacher education. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42330-021-00182-2.
 
Pyper, J. S. (2017). Learning about ourselves: A review of ‘The mathematics teacher in the digital era’. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, 17(3), 234-242. DOI: 10.1080/14926156.2017.1297509. 

Non-refereed publications 

Pyper, J. (2001). The math/ed concurrent program. WOMA Sinepost. London: WOMA.
Pyper, J. (Fall 1996). Student tracking sheets. WOMA SinePost. London: WOMA.  

Evaluative 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) DSB.

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.

Technical/Other Reports 

Pyper, J. S., LeBlanc, M., Chorney, S., & Chernoff, E. (2021, May). Problem-Based Learning and prospective secondary school math teachers. CMESG Newsletter, p. 8 onwards, https://view.genial.ly/609856e91f24930d0907256c?

Pyper, J. S. (2021, May). Some humour: Max the #Zoomcat. CMESG Newsletter, p. 10 onwards, https://view.genial.ly/609856e91f24930d0907256c?

Pyper., J. S., & MacGregor, S.  (Eds.) (2016). MSTE e-zine. Annual publication of MSTE Group research and curriculum development projects.

Pyper., J. S., & Braund, H.  (Eds.) (2015). MSTE e-zine. Annual publication of MSTE Group research and curriculum development projects.

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

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.

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). 

Pyper, J. (2005). Longevity Paper. For the Esso Centre for Mathematics Education.

Pyper, J. (2005). Esso Centre Scrapbook. For Ms. Barbara Hejduk, President of Imperial Oil Foundations.

Contributions (2003-2005) to the UWO Esso Centre Annual Report. Providing reports of the Concurrent program and Esso Centre math activities.

Conference Proceedings ( * peer reviewed) 

Pyper, J. S., Oesterle, S. (2020). Interdisciplinarity with mathematics: Middle school and beyond. Conference proceedings book chapter for the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, May 31 - June 04, pp. 87-107. St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NB: CMESG.

* Pyper, J. S., Bosica, J. & MacGregor, S. (2019). “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”: 
Investigating a new preservice teacher learning model. In S. Otten, A. G. Candela, Z. de Araujo, C. Haines, & C. Munter (Eds.). Proceedings of the forty-first annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, pp. 1187-1191. St Louis, MO: University of Missouri.

* Pyper, J., & MacGregor, S. (2018). Problem solving: How preservice teachers understand it during their preservice learning. In E. Bergqvist, M. Österholm, C. Granberg, & L. Sumpter (Eds.). Proceedings of the 42nd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 4, pp. 19-26). Umeå, Sweden: PME.

Pyper, J. S., LeBlanc, M., & Towers, J. (2018). Elementary preservice teachers and mathematics anxiety: Searching for new responses to enduring issues / L'anxiété mathématique chez les étudiantes et étudiants en enseignement au primaire: à la recherche de nouvelles réponses à des enjeux qui perdurent.  Conference proceedings book chapter for the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, June 2-6, pp. 61 – 75. McGill University, Montreal, QUE.: CMESG.

* Pyper, J. S., & MacGregor, S. (2016). Understanding teacher efficacy for elementary school preservice teachers. In M. B. Wood, E. E. Turner, M. Civil, & J. A. Eli (Eds.). Proceedings of 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education, p. 960, Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona.

Pyper, J. S., Squalli, H., & Theis, L. (2016). Étude des pratiques d’enseignement. In P. Liljedahl, D. Allan, O. Chapman, F. Gourdeau, C. Lajoie, S. Osterle, E. Simmt, & P. Taylor (Eds.). 40 years of CMESG / Les 40 Ans Du GCEDM, p. 211-218, Burnaby, BC.: CMESG.

* Pyper, J. S. (2015). Preservice secondary school mathematics teacher efficacy: Four mini-case studies. In K. Beswick, T. Muir, & J. Wells (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 K. Beswick, T. Muir, & J. Wells (Eds.). Proceedings of 39th annual meeting of the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 1, p. 245. Hobart, Australia: PME.

* Pyper, J. & LaPointe, D. (2014). Trajectories of teacher efficacy and its sources. In S. Oesterle, C. Nicol, P. Liljedahl, & D. Allan (Eds.) Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of PME 38 and PME-NA 36, 6, p. 383. Vancouver, BC: PME.

Pyper, J. (2014, June). Mathematical Art: Change the Name… Change the Lens (…?)… Change the Experience…(?). Conference proceedings for the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, p. 279. Edmonton, AB.

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, pp. 55-63. York University, Toronto, ON: CMESG. 

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, pp. 169-170. Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que.: CMESG.

* Pyper, J. (2007). Preservice teacher efficacy that results from the context of mathematics methods coursework. In T. Lambert, & L. R. Wiest (Eds.). Proceedings of the 29th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education, pp. 1045-1048. Stateline (Lake Tahoe), NV, University of Nevada, Reno: PME-NA.

Symposium Proceedings

Pyper, J. S., (untitled). In G. Gadanidis, C. Hoogland, & K. Sedig (Eds.). (2004). Mathematics as Story, A symposium on mathematics through the lenses of art & technology, Toronto: The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematics. Mathematics as story and its relation to the teaching and learning of mathematics. pp. 98-99.

Conference Presentations

LeRoux, A., McCall, J., Pudwell, J., Pyper, J. S., & Bougie, O. (2021). Therapeutic journey of adolescents with severe dysmenorrhea. Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, June 22-25, Virtual. 

McCall, J., Mehwish, A., Pudwell, J., Hutchison, Z., Pyper, J. S., & Nitsch, R. (2021). Exploring the ‘Black Box’ surrounding female surgeons’ experiences with Imposter Phenomenon. Poster presentation at “A Better Future” Federation of Medical Women of Canada, October 01, Virtual.

McCall, J., Mehwish, A., Pudwell, J., Hutchison, Z., Pyper, J. S., & Nitsch, R. (2021). Exploring the ‘Black Box’ surrounding female surgeons’ experiences with Imposter Phenomenon. Video poster presentation at Women in Medicine Summit, September 25, Virtual.

Pyper, J. S., LeBlanc, M., Chorney, S., & Chernoff, E. (2021, January). Problem Problem-Based Learning and Prospective Secondary School Mathematics Teachers: An Approach to Improve Pedagogical Thinking and Competency. A Short Oral research report at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences: Mathematics Education Forum Annual Research Day, January 30. Toronto, ON., via Zoom.

Pyper, J. S., Bosica, J., & MacGregor, S. (submitted for 2020, July; Conference cancelled due to Covid19). Secondary school mathematics preservice teacher learning in a Problem-Based Learning program. A research report presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Group Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 44), Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Bosica, J., Pyper, J. S., & MacGregor, S. (submitted for 2020, July; Conference cancelled due to Covid19). Problem-Based Learning in a secondary school mathematics preservice education course. A research report presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Group Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 44), Khon Kaen, Thailand.

MacGregor, S., Pyper, J. S., & Bosica, J. (submitted for 2020, July; Conference cancelled due to Covid19). Two-mode network analysis of teacher cognition. A short oral paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Group Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 44), Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Pyper, J., Bosica, J., MacGregor, S. (2020, January). We know a lot about what secondary 
school mathematics preservice teachers learn – what do we know about how they learn? Exploring Problem-Based Learning as a practice-based preservice learning model. Presented at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education Forum Research Day, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON.

MacGregor, S., Pyper, J., Bosica, J., (2020, January). How does network analysis help 
understand secondary school mathematics preservice teacher beliefs in the context of a Problem-Based Learning professional learning model. Poster presentation at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education Forum Research Day, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON.

Pyper, J. S., Bosica, J. & MacGregor, S. (2019, November). “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”: Investigating a new preservice teacher learning model. A paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychology of Mathematics Education - North American Chapter (PME-NA 41), St. Louis, MO.

Pyper, J. S., & Oesterle, S (2019, June). Interdisciplinarity with mathematics: Middle school and beyond / Interdisciplinarité avec les mathématiques: Collège et au-delà.
Working Group at the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS. 

Soleas, E., Pyper, J. S. Braund, H., MacGregor, S., & Bosica, J. (2019, June). Phase 1 of “who is a problem solver”: Bringing together diverse perspectives. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education – Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CSSE – CACS), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. 

Pyper, J., Bosica, J. (2019, January). “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”: Reasoning towards a different secondary school mathematics preservice teacher learning model. Poster presented at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education Forum Research Day, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON.

Pyper, J., & MacGregor, S. (2018, July). Problem solving: How preservice teachers understand it during their preservice learning. Paper presented at the 42nd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

Braund, H., Bosica, J., MacGregor, S., Soleas, E., & Pyper, J. S. (2018, May). Society’s diverse views on being a problem solver: What does this mean for student learning? A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education – Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CSSE – CACS), University of Regina, Regina, SK. 

LeBlanc, M., Pyper, J. S., & Towers, J (2017, June). Elementary Preservice Teachers and Mathematics Anxiety: Searching For New Responses to Enduring Issues / L'anxiété mathématique chez les étudiantes et étudiants en enseignement au primaire: à la recherche de nouvelles réponses à des enjeux qui perdurent. Working group at the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, McGill University, Montreal, Que. 

Pyper, J. S., & MacGregor, S. (2017, May). Changes in teacher efficacy with elementary school preservice teachers. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education – Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CSSE – CATE), Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

MacGregor, S., & Pyper, J. S. (2017, May). The development and manifestation of pre-service mathematics teachers’ problem-solving beliefs. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education – Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CSSE – CATE), Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

Hall, J, McEwen, L, Smith, G, & Pyper, J. S. (2017). Enhancing surgical education using video playback: A case study on the influence of video playback on the nature of feedback between supervising surgeons and surgical residents. The International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE), September 26-28, Ottawa, ON. 

Hall, J, McEwen, L, Smith, G, & Pyper, J. S. (2017). Enhancing surgical education using video playback: A case study on the influence of video playback on the nature of feedback between supervising surgeons and surgical residents. James A. Low Research Day, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, March 31, Queen’s University, ON.

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, July). Preservice secondary school mathematics teacher efficacy: Four mini-case studies. A short oral research paper for the annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 39). Hobart, Australia.

Pyper, J. S. (2015, July). Professional literacies for the preservice mathematics teacher. A poster for the annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 39). Hobart, Australia.

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

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

Pyper, J. & LaPointe, D. (2014, July). 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). Vancouver, BC.

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

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

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

Pyper, J. (2014, June). Mathematical Arts. Ad Hoc presentation at the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, Edmonton, AB. 

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, June). Insight into Preservice “Mathematics for Teaching”. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education – Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CSSE – CATE), Victoria, BC. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pyper, J. (2007, November). 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 Development Workshops 

Keeler, R. (Host). (2021). Problem-Based Learning in higher education settings (No. N/A) [Audio Podcast episode]. In Scholarship of Pedagogy and Application of Research Knowledge in Engineering (SPARK-ENG). The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (CMASTE) and the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta. https:// N/A

Pyper, J. S. (November 3, 2020). The “Big Ideas” of Qualitative research, A presentation for the Faculty of Health Sciences PGME Introduction to Resident Research Day. Queen’s University.

Pyper, J. S. (2020, June; Annual meeting cancelled due to Covid19). Questioning what I am doing as a mathematics educator for secondary school mathematics preservice teachers – looking at research and finding an answer! Topic Session talk for the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG/GCEDM) annual meeting, June 5-9. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.: CMESG.

Cheney, N. (Host). (2019, November). Finding math lessons everywhere – from RuPaul to a photograph (No. 12) [Audio podcast episode]. In Popular Podagogy. Faculty of Education, Queen’s University. 

Pyper, J. S. (November 5, 2019). The “Big Ideas” of Qualitative research, A presentation for the Faculty of Health Sciences PGME Introduction to Resident Research Day. Queen’s University.

Pyper, J. S. (2017, May). IGNITE! Presentation: Evidence based professional practice. Ontario Association for Mathematics Education (OAME) annual conference “…and now for something completely different”, St Lawrence College, Kingston, ON.
    
Pyper, J. S. (2016, November). How to write your methodology. A presentation at the Education Graduate Students’ Society (EGSS), “Writing Workshop”.

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

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

Research Funding

Research and Evaluation Grants and Projects 

Co-investigator: Impostor Phenomenon Among Female Surgeons, 2020. Resident Research 
Grant, Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation, $29, 500 for 2 yrs.
Principal Investigator: McCall, J.
Co-investigator: Nitsch, R., Collaborators: Hutchison, Z., Pudwell, J.

Principle Investigator: “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”: Investigating a new learning 
model for secondary school mathematics preservice teacher preparation, 2018-2020. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant, $52 595 for 2 yrs.

Principle Investigator: Problem-based learning in the secondary school mathematics 
preservice teacher context.
Funding from MSTE Group, Queen’s University, $5000 over two years (2017, 2018) 
under the funding request, “Curriculum creation and evaluating implementation of PBL in the I/S mathematics education course.”

Co-investigator: Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning (BCAfL), Phase 3, 2015
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, $25 000 for 9 months. 
Co-investigators: Deluca, C.

Co-investigator: High school students in applied English programs: what are the factors 
impacting their performance on the Ontario secondary school literacy test, 2013-2018. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), $283 630 for 5 yrs.
Co-investigators: Luce-Kapler, R., Ahn, C., Chin, J., (Klinger, D., Freeman, J.), Collaborator: Rogers, W. T.

Co-investigator: Professional Learning Cultures: An Evaluation of Collaborative Inquiry in 
Ontario Elementary Schools, 2013. Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Education, RFS 1339, $260,000 for 1.5 yrs.
Co-investigators: Klinger, D. A., Shulha, L. M., Bolden, B., Christou, T., DeLuca, C., 
Kutsyuruba, B., & Wade-Woolley, L.

Principal Investigator: Professional Literacies in preservice mathematics and English curriculum courses. 2013-2014 Mathematics, Science, Technology Education Group (MSTE), $5000 for 1 year.  Co-investigators: Chin, J., Reeve, R. (2013)

Co-investigator: Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning (BCAfL), Phase 2, 2013
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board & Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board, $50 000 for 9 months. Co-investigators: Klinger, D., Deluca, C.

Co-investigator:  Building Capacity in Assessment for Learning (BCAfL), Phase 1, 2012.
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board & Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board, $50 000 for 9  months. Co-investigators: Klinger, D., Shulha, L., Deluca, C.

Principal Investigator: Insights into Preservice Mathematics for Teaching, 2012
Senate Advisory Research Committee (SARC), $6094 for 1 year.

Principal Investigator: Insights into Preservice Mathematics for Teaching, 2012
Queen’s University SEED Grant, $3300 for 1 year.

Principal Investigator: Research Initiation Grant, 2011
Queen’s University, $15000 for three years

Graduate student Supervision/Advising/Committee work

Graduate student Supervision and Advising

Current
  •     Marmash, Roxolana (MEd Advisor/Supervisor)
  •     Lloyd, Candace (MEd, Advisor)
  •     Barnaby, Stephanie (MEd, Supervisor)
  •     Pasic, Kait (MEd, Supervisor)
  •     McGinley, Meagan (MEd WISE, Advisor)
  •     Richardson, Mark (MEd, Supervisor) 
  •     Horniachek, Marisa (MEd, Supervisor)
  •     Jackett, Leslie (MEd, Supervisor)
  •     Lefebvre, Natalie (MEd, Advisor/Supervisor)

Completed

  •     McCourt, James (MEd, Supervisor) September 2021
  •     Francom, John (MEd, Supervisor) September 2021
  •     Bosica, John (Ph.D.) Dec. 2020, OGS Award 2018, Martin Schiralli Fellowship 2019
  •     O’Donnell, Kyle (MEd) May 2019, Faculty of Education Thesis in Education Prize
  •     Motruk, Haley (MEd) October 2018
  •     Peng, Yue (Luna) (Ph.D) September 2018
  •     Hall, Jena (MEd) August 2018, SSHRC Graduate Student Award 2017, 
  •     MacGregor, Stephen (MEd) August 2017, SSHRC Graduate Student Award 2017, Faculty of Education Thesis in Education Prize 
  •     Goslin, Kathleen (MEd) September 2016

Graduate student Committees

Current

  •     Matthie, Shelly (PhD)
  •     Basch, Jodi (PhD)

Completed  

  •     Drabenstott, Matthew (PhD Committee member) January 2022
  •     Valiquette, Adelina (PhD Committee member) November 2021
  •     Christou, Glenda (PhD Committee member) September 2021 
  •     Wilson, Adrienne (MEd Committee member) February 2021
  •     Matheson, Murdoch (PhD Committee member) January 2019
  •     Maddock, Keely (MEd Committee member) January 2018
  •     Brick, Lauren (MEd Committee member) June 2017
  •     Chapman, Allison (PhD Committee member) May 2017
  •     Norris, Matt (MEd Committee member) May 2017
  •     Kharyati, Terry (MEd Committee member) September 2015
  •     Beaudette, Sean (MEd Committee member) June 2012
  •     Penn, Alexandra (MEd Committee member) July 2012
  •     Al-Haque, Rashed (MEd Committee member) September 2012

 

External Examiner

 

  •     Santos, Luis (MEd) June 2020
  •     Wearing, Judy (Ph.D.) September 2019
  •     Liu, Minnie (Ph.D. Simon Fraser University) May 2019
  •     MacEachern, Phillip (Ph.D. portfolio defense, StFX University) Dec 2018
  •     Cathcart, Darryl (MEd thesis) Feb 2018
  •     Sivanand, Ajay (M.Sc. thesis Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering) Nov 2017
  •     Lala, Divya (M.Sc project, Department of Mathematics and Statistics) Sep 2017
  •     Love, Alex (MEd Project) August 2016
  •     McKenna, Hilary (M.Sc. Queen’s School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) May 2016
  •     Del Gobbo, Assuntina (MEd Brock) March 2016
  •     Luyt, Ilka (Ph.D.) December 2015
  •     Valiquette, Adelina (MEd) May 2015
  •     Palmay, Andrea (MEd) November 2015
  •     Bridges, Terry (Ph.D) January 2015
  •     Sheldon, Erin (MEd Project) January 2014
  •     Tregunna, Leigha (MEd) December 2013
  •     Katsoulis, Eleni (MEd) December 2012
  •     Lam, Mandy (MEd) October 2012
  •     Wong, Queenie (MEd) June 2012
  •     Schmalz, Karalyn (MEd) May 2012
  •     Thain, Dev (MEd) May 2012
  •     Kincaid, Patricia (MEd) May 2012
  •     O’Shea, Karen (MEd) April 2012

 

Graduate student Independent Study courses

 

 

Completed

 

  • O’Donnell, Kyle; “Exploring literature on teaching strategies and problem solving”, (Winter term, 2018)
  • Soleas, Terry; “An exploration of mixed methods as a research paradigm”, (Summer term, 2016)
  • Jackett, Leslie; “A survey of methodologies and a survey of related teacher efficacy constructs”, (Winter term, 2015)
  • Jurkowski, Susanna; “Issues and perspectives of middle school students’ engagement in learning”, (Winter term, 2015)
  • Jackett, Leslie; “Teacher collaborative learning models”, (Summer term, 2014)
  • LaPointe, Danielle; “Teacher Efficacy”, (Winter term 2013).        
  • Goslin, Kathleen; “Mathematics Discourse”, (Fall term 2012).