Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Jamie Pyper

Jamie Pyper

Pronoun(s):
He/Him
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
Office:
A312
Phone:
613-533-6000 ext. 77748
About:

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: MathPerceptionProject.ca

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 and Presentations

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. (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. 

 

Articles

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.

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).

Selected Conference Proceedings (*peer reviewed)

Bold represents graduate students

 

* 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.

Selected Conference Presentations

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. 
 
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.
 
MacGregor, S., & Pyper, J. S. (2017, May). The development and manifestation of pres-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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 (CREATE) annual conference, Atlanta, GA.
 
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.
 
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.