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Beginning teachers’ perceptions of mentors and access to communities of practice (2017)
Journal Article
Shields, S., & Murray, M. (2017). Beginning teachers’ perceptions of mentors and access to communities of practice. International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 6(4), 317-331. doi:10.1108/ijmce-01-2017-0004

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore beginning teachers’ perceptions of the role of the mentor in the early stages of developing a professional identity. The beginning teachers in our study are defined as having been awarded qualified te... Read More

Assessing K-5 Teacher Leaders' Mathematical Understanding: What Have the Test Makers and the Test Takers Learned? (2012)
Journal Article
Ellington, A., Whitenack, J., & Murray, M. (2012). Assessing K-5 Teacher Leaders' Mathematical Understanding: What Have the Test Makers and the Test Takers Learned?

This article describes the design and implementation of an assessment instrument for Numbers and Operations, the first course in a program to train elementary mathematics specialists. We briefly describe the course and its content, and then we elabor... Read More

Heidi's developing number sense and relational thinking (2011)
Journal Article
Murray, M. (2011). Heidi's developing number sense and relational thinking

According to recent state standardized test reports, Heidi is an average to slightly-above-average fifth-grade math student. She works hard to complete her assignments and follow directions, and this year she had all A's in her grade-level mathematic... Read More