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Mail Stop: 4232
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Other Title: Co-Director Aggie STEM
Primary Emphasis Area: Mathematics Education
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Research Interests
Beliefs and Practices of Teachers
Mathematical Problem Solving
Mathematics Achievement and Teacher Preparation
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. *Capraro, R. M., Capraro, M. M., Morgan, J., Scheurich, J., *Jones, M., *Huggins, K., Corlu, S. M., *Han, S. Y., & *Younes, R. (2015, In Press) The impact of sustained professional development in STEM in a diverse urban district. Journal of Educational Research. Manuscript ID 03-13-298.R2. (2013 SSCI Impact Factor: .847– downloaded 10/14 from Web of Science) (In Press)

2. Suib, A. F., Rosli, R., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). A primary school mathematics teachers' perspectives about problem posing activity. The Social Sciences, 11, 4992-97

3. Bicer, A., Nite, S. B., Capraro, R., M., & Capraro, M., M. (2016). Assessment techniques in mathematics: A literature review. In R. V.Nata (Ed.), Progress in education, Volume 39 (pp. 270-288). Haulage, NY:Nova Science Publishers. *

4. *Hill, K. K., *Bicer, A., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). Do teachers have the opportunities they need to learn to teach with manipulatives? Electronic International Journal of Education, Arts, and Science.2(1), 49-59 *

5. *Oner, A. T., Nite, S. B., Capraro, R. M., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). From STEM to STEAM: Students' beliefs about the use of their creativity. The STEAM Journal, 2(2), Article 6. DOI: 10.5642/steam.20160202.06 *

6. *Han, S. Y., Capraro, R. M., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). How science, technology, engineering, and nathematics project based learning affects high-need students in the U.S. Learning and Individual Differences, 51,157-166. (IF = 1.631-(2015) *

7. *Lunsford, A., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). Qualitative and quantitative analysis of white powders and clear liquids (Chapter 20). In Capraro, M. M., *Whitfield, J. G., *Etchells, M. J., & Capraro, R. M. (Eds.). (2016). A companion to interdisciplinary STEM project-based learning: For teachers by teachers (2nd edition). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense.

8. *Godwin, A., Rupley, W., Capraro, R. M., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). Reading and math: Creating a family environment for reading. Journal of Education and Learning, 5(1), 44-59 *

9. Godwin, A., Rupley, W. H., Capraro, R. M. & Capraro, M. M. (2016). Reading and mathematics bound together: Creating a home environment for preschool learning. Journal of Education and Learning, 5(1), 44-59, doi: *

10. *Ketsetzi, A., & Capraro, M. M. (2016). Renewable energy sources (Chapter 17). In Capraro, M. M., *Whitfield, J. G., *Etchells, M. J., & Capraro, R. M. (Eds.). (2016). A companion to interdisciplinary STEM project-based learning: For teachers by teachers (2nd edition). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Governor's Summer Merit Program: Aggie STEM and ENGAGE Summer Camps. (PI)
Texas Workforce Commission (State)
2017/04/06 - 2017/09/30
Total Funding: 100,000.

Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunity (LISTO), a 5-Year Longitudinal Validation Project. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/01/01 - 2021/12/31
Total Funding: 12,000,001.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Adam Harbaugh (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Murray Cox (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Roslinda Rosli (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Anna Alpert (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Kristen DiMatteo (Spring, 2014), Ed.D.
Jonathan Maxwell (Spring, 2014), Ph.D.
Amber Godwin (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Ayse Oner (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Bianca Maria Coker (Fall, 2015), Ed.D.
Dwight Henry Mchazlett, Jr. (Fall, 2015), Ed.D.
Antonio Carranza (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Steven Kyle McKissick (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Ali Bicer (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Daisy Renee Daily (Fall, 2016), Ed.D.
Editorial Positions

Assoc Editor (2012 - ). Journal of Mathematics Education

Assoc Editor (2011 - ). Middle Grades Research Journal

Assoc Editor (2005 - ). School Science and Mathematics

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2004-2005). Membership Committee.  SSMA

(2004-2005). Conference Committee/Co-Chair.  SSMA

(2002-2005). Annual Meeting Propoal Reviewer.  AERA

(2002-2005). Annual Meeting Proposal Reviewer.  Research in Mathematics SIG


Regents Fellow. 

System's Regent's Initiative for Excellence in Edu. 

(2016-2016). Innovation in Distance Learning by Aggie STEM.  Awarded by Texas Distanced Education Association

(2014). Lifetime service award.  Southwest Educational Research Association

(2008). Montague Teaching Award.  College of Education and Human Development

(2006-2006). American Education Research Association.  Outstanding Reviewer

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