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Melfried Olson
Department(s) Curriculum Research & Development Group
Scholarly WorksBooks Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Olson, T. A. (2015). Putting Essential Understanding of Ratios and Proportions into Practice in Grades 6 – 8. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Details
 Olson, J. K., Slovin, H., Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2012). A Modeling Approach to Algebra. Honolulu, Hi: Curriculum Research & Development Group, Marketing and Publishing Services, University of Hawai‘i. Details
Journal Articles Olson, M., Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2015). Comparing Two Versions of Professional Development for Teachers Using Formative Assessment in Networked Mathematics Classrooms. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 47 (1), 131. Details
 Olson, M., Olson, T. A., & Capen, S. (2014). The Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice: Teachers’ Initial Perceptions and Implementation Considerations.. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 15(2), 1120. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. A. (2013). The Importance of Context in Presenting Fraction Problems to Help Students Formulate Models and Representations as Solution Strategies. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 14 (2), 3847. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Zenigami, F. K. (2010). The percent predicament. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 15(7), 374 – 376. Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Zenigami, F. K. (2009). Exploring equivalent fractions with the graphing calculator. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 14(6), 326 – 329. Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Zenigami, F. K. (2008). Students' geometric thinking about rotations and benchmark angles. Mathematics Teaching in Middle Grades, 1(1), 24 26. Details
Conference Proceedings Olson, M., Atkins, A., DeVaul, L., Olson, T., Shih, J., Thomas, A., Olson, J. K., & Capen, S. (2015, Mar). Exploring 1:1 Tablet Technology Settings: A Case Study Of The First Year Of Implementation In Middle School Mathematics Classrooms. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (pp. 6). Details
 Olson, M., DeVaul, L., Atkins, A., Olson, T., Shih, J., Thomas, A., Olson, J. K., & Capen, S. (2015, Mar). Exploring 1:1 Tablet Technology Settings: A Case Study Of The First Year Of Implementation In Middle School Mathematics Classrooms. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (pp. 6). Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. (2015, Feb). Investigations into Mathematics Teachers’ Propositional Logic Capabilities. Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (pp. 8). Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. (2015, Jan). A Glimpse at the Propositional Logic Reasoning of Prospective Teachers. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference,. Details
 Olson, M., Hart, L., Slovin, H., & Oesterle, S. (2014, Nov). Developing Elementary teachers’ mathematical Knowledge for teaching: Identifying important Issues. Proceedings of the Psychology of Mathematics Education North America. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., Olson, T. A., & Venenciano, L. C. (2014, Mar). Task Alignment to the Common Core: How Our Solution Lens Matters.. Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning. Details
 Olson, M. (2014, Jan). Exploring the Impact of Professional Development on Elementary Teachers’ Knowledge and Understanding of Geometry, Measurement, and Fraction Concepts. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. A. (2014, Jan). Exploring the Impact of Professional Development on Elementary Teachers’ Knowledge and Understanding of Geometry, Measurement, and Fraction Concepts.. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Jan). Innovative Materials for Implementing A Modeling Approach to Algebra for Struggling Students. Proceedings of the theHawai‘i International Conference on Education (pp. 1597–1606). Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Jan). From Elementary to High School: Examining Consistencies in Students’ Understanding of Quantitative Reasoning. Proceedings of the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education (pp. 1549–1556). Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2013, Oct). Designing and developing a digital mathematics curriculum.. Proceedings of the World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education. Details
 Olson, M., Olson, T. A., & Capen, S. (2013, Feb). Perceptions of the standards of mathematical practices and plans for implementation.. Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (pp. 93  100). Details
 Olson, M., & Zenigami, F. K. (2013, Feb). Kindergarten students exploring big ideas: An evolution for teachers. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (pp. 101 – 108). Details
 Olson, J. K., Slovin, H., Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2013, Jan). An innovative approach for supporting atrisk students in Algebra I. Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (pp. 50 – 58). Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Jan). Assessing the Impact of A Modeling Approach to Algebra. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education (pp. 2297–2303). Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Jan). A Modeling Approach to Algebra. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education (pp. 2278–2296). Details
 Olson, M., Olson, T. A., & Capen, S. (2013, Jan). Teachers’ Perceptions of and Plans for Implementation of the Standards for Mathematical Practice Found in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education (pp. 2271 – 2277). Details
 Olson, M., Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Nov). Sustaining knowledge of and selfefficacy in using formative assessment. Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Details
 Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2012, Mar). Teachers’ classroom practices using technology for formative assessment: The connection to knowledge and perceptions of mathematics, learning, and teaching. Proceedings of the Research Council of Mathematics Learning. Details
 Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2012, Mar). Teachers’ classroom practices using technology for formative assessment: The connection to knowledge and perceptions of mathematics, learning, and teaching. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Research Council of Mathematics Learning (pp. 144152). Details
 Olson, M., Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Jan). Sustaining knowledge of and selfefficacy in using formative assessment. Proceedings of the In Van Zoest, L. R., Lo, J.J., & Kratky, J. L. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group of the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Ishihara, K., Slovin, H., Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2012, Jan). Teachers develop educative curriculum materials to enhance the teaching and learning of tough to teach and tough to learn topics in Algebra I. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings. Details
 Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2011, Oct). How teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning impact implementation of formative assessment in connected classrooms. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, J. K. (2011, Oct). Educative curriculum materials in professional development. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Details
 Olson, J. K., Gilbert, M., & Olson, M. (2011, Mar). The Nexus between Formative Assessment and Technology in Networked Classrooms. What have we learned?. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 40394045). Details
 Olson, M., Gilbert, M., Slovin, H., & Olson, J. K. (2011, Jan). Comparison of changes in mathematical content knowledge for teaching of middle grades teachers in a twoyear research project to examine effects of two professional development models for implementing formative assessment in networked classrooms. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, M. (2011, Jan). Examining the educative curriculum materials component in the first year of a threeyear schoolwide professional development model to enriching teacher mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education. Details
 Olson, J. K., La, T., Gilbert, M., Slovin, H., Olson, M., & Olson, M. (2011, Jan). Case studies of teachers’ implementation of formative assessment in a networked classroom. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference (pp. 46 – 70). Details
 Olson, J. K., Yin, Y., Im, S., Gilbert, M., Slovin, H., Olson, M., & Brandon, P. R. (2010, Oct). Effects of two different models of professional development on students’ understanding of algebraic concepts. Proceedings of the 32nd annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. Vol. VI, pp. 14781486). Details
 Olson, M., Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2010, Jul). The effects of two professional development models on teachers’ knowledge about assessment and confidence, selfefficacy and interest toward technology. Proceedings of the 34th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 4, pp. 9 – 16). Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2010, May). Conversations of parents and children working on mathematics. Proceedings of the Symposium International Perspectives on Mathematics Education: Cognition, Equity, and Society. Details
 Slovin, H., Brendan, B., Olson, M., Olson, J. K., & Souza, C. T. (2010, Jan). Changing the Mathematics Teaching and Learning Environment Through the Use of Networked Technology. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference (pp. 156 – 170). Details
 Olson, J. K., Gilbert, M., Gilbert, B., Slovin, H., & Olson, M. (2010, Jan). The design and delivery of a professional development program to implement formative assessment in a networked classroom. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference (pp. 140 – 155). Details
 Olson, J. K., Yin, Y., Im, S., Gilbert, M., Slovin, H., Olson, M., & Brandon, P. R. (2010, Jan). Effects of two different models of professional development on students’ understanding of algebraic concepts. Proceedings of the In P. Brosnan, D. B. Erchick & L. Flevares (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. VI, pp. 14781486). Details
 Olson, M., Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2010, Jan). The effects of two professional development models on teachers’ knowledge about assessment and confidence, selfefficacy and interest toward technology. Proceedings of the In Pinto, M. M. F., & Kawasaki, T. F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 4, pp. 9–16). Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Okazaki, C., & Olson, M. (2010, Jan). A longitudinal study of student’s understanding of equality through a measurement context. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education (pp. ISSN #15415880, 102–115). Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Zenigami, F. K. (2009, Jan). The importance of using models for solving worded fraction problems. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings (pp. 5190  5206 ). Details
 Olson, M., La, T., Sova, J., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2009, Jan). Parents’ reactions before and after interacting with their children on mathematics tasks. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference (pp. 4413 – 4425). Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Okazaki, C., & Olson, M. (2009, Jan). An examination of student’s understanding of equality through a measurement context. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education (pp. ISSN #15415880, 3806–3820). Details
 Olson, M., La, T., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Jan). A comparison of parents’ beliefs about their children’s competence in mathematics and children’s selfefficacy in learning mathematics. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference (pp. 5265). Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Zenigami, F. K. (2008, Jan). Solving fraction worded problems with the common numerator approach: a look at strategies, reasoning and models used by middle grades students. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings (pp. 16 – 29). Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Okazaki, C., & Olson, M. (2008, Jan). Effects of a continuous quantity context on students’ understanding of =.. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 32nd Annual Psychology of Mathemtics Education and the 30th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. ISSN #9789689020066, 1358–1359). Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Jan). Examining gender differences in language used when both a mother and father work on mathematics tasks with their child. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 32nd International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 4, pp. 57 – 63). Details
Presentations Olson, M., Olson, T., & Slovin, H. (2015, Apr). Building Middle Grades Ratio, Proportiona, and Proportional Reasoning Essential Understandings. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Boston, MA. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2015, Apr). Multiple Aspects of Mathematical Modeling. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Boston, MA. Details
 Olson, M. (2015, Mar). Using TINspire Technology’s PublishView Feature to Empower Teachers Through Ongoing Personal Professional Development.. Presented at the 2015 T3 International Conference, Fort Worth, TX. Details
 Olson, M., Atkins, A., DeVaul, L., Olson, T., Shih, J., Thomas, A., Olson, J. K., & Capen, S. (2015, Mar). Exploring 1:1 Tablet Technology Settings: A Case Study of the First Year of Implementation in Middle School Mathematics Classrooms. Presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 26th International Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M. (2015, Feb). An examination of achievement and affective factors among students concurrently enrolled in algebra and an innovative course built on modeling and the modeling cycle to support their learning of algebra. Presented at the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. (2015, Feb). An examination of elementary teachers' content knowledge of mathematics at three stages of a yearlong professional development effort focused on classroom practice in specific mathematics content. Presented at the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. (2015, Feb). A case study of the first year of implementation of technology that placed one tablet per student (1:1 tablet technology) in middle school mathematics classrooms. Presented at the TwentySeventh Annual Meeting of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., Dick, T., Burrill, G., & Watanabe, T. (2015, Feb). The CCSS, Ratios and Proportional Reasoning: The Role of Mathematics Educators. Presented at the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. (2015, Feb). Investigations into Mathematics Teachers' Propositional Logic Capabilities. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning 42nd Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., Olson, T., Olson, J. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2015, Feb). Connecting One's Own Solution Strategy with Teaching Mathematics, Impressions from Prospective Teachers. Presented at the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. (2015, Jan). A Glimpse at the Propositional Logic Reasoning of Prospective Teachers. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference,, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., Olson, J. K., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2015, Jan). An Examination of Achievement and Affective Factors When Students Who Might Struggle with Algebra Are Enrolled in an Innovative Course Built on Modeling and the Modeling Cycle to Support Their Learning of Algebra. Presented at the Annual Meeting Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., Wong, M., Lipka, J., Olson, J. K., & AndrewIhrke, D. (2014, Oct). Measuring Proportonally: Elders’ Wisdom Applied to Teaching and Learning Mathematics.. Presented at the Pacific Circle Consortium, Sydney, Australia. Details
 Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Oct). Conversations of Changing One Elementary School’s Culture for Learning Mathematics.. Presented at the Pacific Circle Consortium, Sydney, Australia. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2014, May). Using Technology Enhances Accessibility for Struggling Students in Algebra I. Presented at the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Honolulu. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Apr). Reasoning quantitatively with part, whole, an equation, and a length. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, New Orleans, LA. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Slovin, H., Olson, M., Olson, J. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2014, Apr). Professional development for high school teachers implementing a curriculum focused on modeling and problem solving to support students learning algebra. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics 46th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., Olson, T. A., & Venenciano, L. C. (2014, Mar). Task Alignment to the Common Core: How Our Solution Lens Matters. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, San Antonio, TX. Details
 Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Mar). Modeling Lessons for Struggling Students in Algebra 1: The TINspire™ PublishView™ Feature as an Essential Tool.. Presented at the . T3 – Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, T. A. (2014, Feb). Comparing Preservice Teachers’ Ratings Of The Effectiveness Of Their Explanations Of Word Problems Involving Fractions With Researchers’ Ratings Of Their Explanations.. Presented at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Feb). Using Case Studies to Investigate Aspects of Teachers Implementing Formative Assessment in a Networked Classroom.. Presented at the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2014, Jan). Innovative materials for implementing A Modeling Approach to Algebra for struggling students. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Council on Education Conference. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2014, Jan). From Elementary to High School: Examining Consistencies in Students’ Understanding of Quantitative Reasoning. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2013, Oct). Designing and developing a digital mathematics curriculum. Presented at the World Conference on ELearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013, Las Vegas, NV. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2013, Jun). Designing a curriculum to support atrisk Algebra I Students. Presented at the Pacific Circle Consortium, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Apr). Student reasoning and sense making; impacting students’ reasoning with tables and graphs using technology. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Apr). Tasks and technology provide a foundation for teachers to put Standard for Mathematical Practices into action. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Denver, CO. Details
 Olson, J. K., Slovin, H., & Olson, M. (2013, Apr). Student achievement and formative assessment in networked classrooms. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research PreSession, Denver, CO. Details
 Olson, M., & Zenigami, F. K. (2013, Apr). We have chosen a good task. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Denver, CO. Details
 Olson, J. K., Slovin, H., & Olson, M. (2013, Apr). Student achievement and formative assessment in networked classrooms. Presented at the NCTM Research Presession, Denver, CO. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, J. K. (2013, Apr). A Modeling Approach to Algebra: supporting ninthgrade students in their quest for success in algebra. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Denver, CO. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Apr). A moving experience in reasoning. Presented at the Gallery workshop at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Mar). Firm foundations forged by founders and those that follow. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Tulsa, OK.. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Mar). Using TINspire software’s PublishView for a modeling approach to algebra. Presented at the T3 – Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Philadelphia, PA.. Details
 Olson, J. K., Slovin, H., Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., & Venenciano, L. C. (2013, Mar). An innovative approach for supporting atrisk students in Algebra I. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Tulsa, OK. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Feb). Researching and Designing Mathematics Curriculum with Embedded Technology. Presented at the Hawai‘i Education Research Association, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Jan). A Modeling Approach to Algebra. Presented at the 11th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education. Details
 Venenciano, L. C., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Jan). Assessing the Impact of A Modeling Approach to Algebra. Presented at the 11th Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Education. Details
 Olson, J. K., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, M. (2013, Jan). A professional learning community built around Algebra, Educative Curriculum Materials (ECM), CCSS, and technology. Presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Details
 Olson, M., & Zenigami, F. K. (2013, Jan). Kindergarten students exploring big ideas: An evolution for teachers. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Tulsa, OK. Details
 Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, J. K. (2013, Jan). Examining the impact of a threeyear multifaceted mathematics professional development project in an elementary school. Presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Details
 Olson, M., Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Nov). 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Presented at the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Kalamazoo, MI. Details
 Olson, M. (2012, Sep). The importance of context to help students form models and represent solutions. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Algebra Readiness Institute Webinar. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Zenigami, F. K. (2012, Apr). One school’s use of reflective teaching to understand the CCSS. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., Zenigami, F. K., & Olson, J. K. (2012, Apr). Supporting teachers’ efforts to increase the cognitive demand of lessons and promote students’ mathematical discourse to address the Common Core State Standards. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2012, Apr). Teachers designing algebra lessons to address the common core standards. Presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2012, Apr). Professional development empowering teachers to collaborate, research resources, and develop algebra lessons integrating technology that address the CCSS for mathematics. Presented at the 44th National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2012, Mar). TI – Nspire Published View moves teaching and learning beyond the classroom. Presented at the T3 – Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Chicago, IL. Details
 Slovin, H., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2012, Mar). Teachers’ classroom practices using technology for formative assessment: The connection to knowledge and perceptions of mathematics, learning, and teaching. Presented at the Research Council of Mathematics Learning, Charlotte, NC. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2011, Aug). Examining implementation of formative assessment in networked mathematics classrooms from multiple perspectives. Presented at the Pacific Circle Consortium, Auckland, NZ. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2011, Apr). Why is learning about formative assessment in a networked classroom contagious?. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.. Details
 Zenigami, F. K., Sakumoto, A., & Olson, M. (2011, Apr). One school’s story: Rethinking how mathematics is taught and learned. Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN. Details
 Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Olson, M., Olson, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2011, Apr). Comparing the effects of two twoyear formative assessment professional development models. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN. Details
 Yin, Y., Slovin, H., Brandon, P. R., Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2011, Apr). Comparing the effects of two formative assessment professional development models. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. Details
 Olson, J. K., Gilbert, M., & Olson, M. (2011, Mar). NTLI Fellows Symposium: The nexus between formative assessment and technology in networked classrooms. What have we learned?. Presented at the 22nd International Conference of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Nashville, TN. Details
 Olson, J. K., Gilbert, M., & Olson, M. (2011, Mar). The nexus between formative assessment and technology in networked classrooms. What have we learned?. Presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, Irivine, CA. Details
 Olson, J. K., Brendan, B., & Olson, M. (2011, Feb). Bringing it all together: Pedagogy, curriculum, Nspire and Google Education. Presented at the T3 – Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, San Antonio, TX. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2011, Jan). Comparison of changes in mathematical content knowledge for teaching of middle grades teachers in a twoyear research project to examine effects of two professional development models for implementing formative assessment in networked classrooms. Presented at the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, J. K., Gilbert, M., & Olson, M. (2011, Jan). The nexus between formative assessment and technology in networked classrooms. What have we learned?. Presented at the Association for Mathematics Teacher Educators, Irvine, CA. Details
 Olson, M., & Zenigami, F. K. (2011, Jan). A study of the process and outcomes of an educative curriculum materials component in the first year of a threeyear schoolwide professional development model to enrich teacher mathematical and content knowledge. Presented at the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2011, Jan). Effects of two professional development models for implementing formative assessment in networked classrooms on mathematical content knowledge of middle grades teachers. Presented at the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., La, T., & Olson, J. K. (2011, Jan). Case studies of teachers’ implementation of formative assessment in a networked classroom. Presented at the Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, J. K., Gilbert, M., & Olson, M. (2010, Oct). Effects of two different models of professional development on students’ understanding of algebraic concepts. Presented at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Columbus, OH. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2010, Jul). The effects of two professional development models on teachers’ knowledge about assessment and confidence, selfefficacy and interest toward technology. Presented at the Conference of International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2010, May). Conversations of parents and children working on mathematics. Symposium International Perspectives on Mathematics Education: Cognition, Equity, and Society. Presented at the AERA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Details
 Young, D. B., Brown, B., Duncan, K., Oshiro, E., Gilbert, M., Nakamura, A., Lorenzana, R., Schlosser, J., Brandon, P. R., Slovin, H., Higa, T. A., Berg, K. F., Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., Brennan, C. A., Scarlett, T., Nguyen, T. T., Venenciano, L. C., & Pottenger, F. M. (2010, May). A model for designing and evaluating K–12 professional development at multiple organizational levels. Presented at the 34th Annual Pacific Circle Consortium Conference, Ashland, OR. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2010, Apr). Professional Development Strategies to Implement Formative Assessment Strategies in Networked Classroom. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Details
 Olson, M., Sjostrom, M., & Olson, J. K. (2010, Apr). Fraction fundamentals emerge from models used to solve worded problems. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2010, Mar). Formative assessment in a networked classroom on student learning of algebraic concepts. Presented at the NSF 2010 REESE PI Meeting, Washington, D.C.. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2010, Mar). Navigating the quest for questioning with TINavigator classroom learning system and TI73 Explorer graphing calculators. Presented at the T3 – Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Atlanta, GA. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2010, Mar). Using the TINavigator classroom learning system and TI73 Explorer graphing calculator to investigate scaling and geometric relationships in the middle grades. Presented at the T3 – Teachers Teaching with Technology International Conference, Atlanta, GA. Details
 Olson, J. K., Slovin, H., & Olson, M. (2010, Jan). The design and delivery of a professional development program to implement formative assessment in a networked classroom. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M. (2009, Jun). The role of gender in language used by children and parents working on mathematical tasks. Presented at the Joint Annual Meeting, National Science Foundation Division of Human Resource Development, Directorate for Education and Human Services, Washington, D.C.. Details
 Olson, M. (2009, Apr). Fraction fundamentals: Actions implied in worded problems can guide student’s understanding of operations on fractions. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, D.C.. Details
 Olson, J. K., Okazaki, C., & Olson, M. (2009, Apr). Gender differences in language used by parents and children in mathematics. Presented at the NCTM Research PreSession, Washington, D.C.. Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2009, Apr). An examination of gender differences in language used by parents and children working on mathematical tasks. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Washington, D.C.. Details
 Olson, M., & Slovin, H. (2009, Jan). Formative assessment in middle grades mathematics. Presented at the Hawai‘i Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Zenigami, F. K. (2009, Jan). The importance of using models for solving worded fraction problems. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., La, T., Sova, J., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2009, Jan). Positive modelling observed when parents and children interact on mathematics tasks. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Oct). Fraction Fundamentals: Examining how words, models, and strategies such as using common numerators, lead to success in solving worded problems involving fractions. Presented at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Peoria, Illinois. Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Jul). Examining gender differences in language used when both a mother and Father work on mathematics tasks with their child. Presented at the Conference of the International Psychology of Mathematic Education and Psychology of Mathematics Education – North America, Morelia, Mexico. Details
 Olson, M., & Zenigami, F. K. (2008, May). Using calculators to increase students’ number sense in the elementary school. Presented at the 7th Annual Showcase of Promising Practices Hawaii P – 20 Initiative, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, J. K., Wohlhuter, K., & Olson, M. (2008, Apr). Navigating through Data with TINavigator and TI73 Explorers. Presented at the NCTM, Salt Lake City, Utah. Details
 Olson, M., & Sjostrom, M. (2008, Apr). Fraction fundamentals: Actions implied by word problems can guide students’ understanding of operations on fractions. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Salt Lake City, Utah. Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Apr). How do parents interact with their children when doing mathematical tasks?. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Salt Lake City, Utah. Details
 Olson, M. (2008, Mar). Reasoning and models used middle grade students use when solving fraction worded problems. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Oklahoma City. Details
 Olson, M., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Mar). What parents report when working with their children on mathematical tasks. Presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Oklahoma City. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Feb). Using calculators for more than computation. Presented at the Hawai‘i Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Zenigami, F. K. (2008, Jan). Solving fraction worded problems with the common numerator approach: a look at strategies, reasoning and models used by middle grades students. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., La, T., Okazaki, K., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Jan). A comparison of parents’ beliefs about their children’s competence in mathematics and children’s selfefficacy in learning mathematics. Presented at the Hawai‘i International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. Details
 Olson, M., La, T., Okazaki, C., & Olson, J. K. (2008, Jan). Comparing differences in language used when a mother and father work on mathematics tasks with the same child. Presented at the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI. Details
Research / Evaluation Reports Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2013). The Role of Gender in Language Used by Children and Parents Working on Mathematical Tasks. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2010). The Role of Gender in Language Used by Children and Parents Working on Mathematical Tasks. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Olson, J. K. (2010). The Effects of Formative Assessment in a Networked Classroom on Student Learning of Algebraic Concepts. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, M., & Olson, J. K. (2009). Developing Middle Grades MathTalk Communities. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Olson, J. K. (2009). The Effects of Formative Assessment in a Networked Classroom on Student Learning of Algebraic Concepts. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, M., Slovin, H., & Olson, J. K. (2008). The Effects of Formative Assessment in a Networked Classroom on Student Learning of Algebraic Concepts. University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, J. K., & Olson, M. (2008). The Role of Gender in Language Used by Children and Parents Working on Mathematical Tasks. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
 Olson, M., & Slovin, H. (2008). Project ATASK: Anchoring teacher and student knowledge. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i, Curriculum Research & Development Group. Details
