2017 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

List of PMENA Strands

Strand Description Related Keyword(s)
Theory and Research Methods This strand is for proposals that focus on the development of theory and/or research methods.
  • Research Methods
  • Design Experiments
  • Learning Trajectories (or Progressions)
Mathematical Processes This strand is for proposals that focus on topics such as, but not limited to, problem solving, reasoning and proof, modeling, etc.
  • Problem Solving
  • Reasoning and Proof
  • Advanced Mathematical Thinking
  • Modeling
Inservice Teacher Education/ Professional Development This strand is for proposals that focus on inservice teacher learning and professional development.
  • Teacher Beliefs
  • Affect, Emotion, Beliefs, and Attitudes
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Teacher Knowledge
Preservice Teacher Education This strand is for proposals that focus on the development of prospective teachers and their knowledge.
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Instructional activities and practices
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Affect, Emotion, Beliefs, and Attitudes
  • Teacher Knowledge
Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching This strand is for proposals that focus on teachers’ subject matter knowledge in relation to teaching.
  • Teacher Knowledge
  • Number Concepts and Operations
  • Geometry and Geometrical and Spatial Thinking
  • Rational Numbers
  • Algebra and Algebraic Thinking
Teaching and Classroom Practice This strand is for proposals that focus on analyzing the nature of classroom instruction (e.g., discourse, culturally relevant pedagogy) and factors that influence it (e.g., teacher identity).
  • Classroom Discourse
  • Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
  • Instructional Activities and Practices
  • Teacher Affect, Beliefs, Identity
Student Learning and Related Factors This strand is for proposals that focus on the influence of nonmathematical factors (e.g., beliefs, diversity) on mathematical learning.
  • Metacognition
  • Informal Education
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Gender
  • Affect, Emotion, Beliefs, and Attitudes
Curriculum and Related Factors This strand is for proposals that focus on curriculum analysis, development, implementation, assessment and evaluation.
  • Curriculum
  • Curriculum Analysis
  • Curriculum Enactment
  • Standards (Broadly Defined)
  • Assessment and Evaluation
Technology This strand is for proposals that focus on the use and development of technology for teaching and learning.
  • Technology
Geometry and Measurement This strand is for proposals that focus on the teaching and learning of geometry and measurement and spatial reasoning.
  • Geometry and Geometrical and Spatial Thinking
  • Measurement
Early Algebra, Algebra, and Number Concepts This strand is for proposals that focus on the teaching and learning of early algebra, algebra, and number concepts.
  • Algebra and Algebraic Thinking
  • Number Concepts and Operations
  • Rational Numbers
Statistics and Probability This strand is for proposals that focus on the teaching and learning of data analysis, statistics, and probability.
  • Probability
  • Data Analysis and Statistics

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