Rich, K., Strickland, C., Binkowski, T. A., Moran, C., and Franklin, D. (2018). K-8 Learning Trajectories Derived from Research Literature: Sequence, Repetition, Conditionals. ACM Inroads, 9(1), 46-55. (Reprint of a conference proceeding paper due to a Best Paper award)
Rich, K. M., & Bates, M. S. (2018, April). An exploration of fact fluency development in 150,000 elementary students. Research report to be presented at NCTM Research Conference in Washington, DC.
*Rich, K., Strickland, C., Binkowski, T. A., Moran, C., and Franklin, D. (2017, August). K-8 Learning Trajectories Derived from Research Literature: Sequence, Repetition, Conditionals. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research (pp. 182-190). ACM.
Rich, K., Strickland, C., & Franklin, D. (2017, March). A Literature Review through the Lens of Computer Science Learning Goals Theorized and Explored in Research. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 495-500). ACM.
*This paper won the John Henry Award at the 2017 International Computing Education Research (ICER) conference.
Manuscripts In Development and Review
Rich, K. M., Spaepen, E., Strickland, C., & Moran, C. (under review). Synergies and Differences in Mathematical and Computational Thinking: Implications for Integrated Instruction. Interactive Learning Environments.
Rich, K. M., & Bates, M. S. (in development). Exploring Fact Fluency: Student Performance in a Web-Based Addition and Subtraction Game.
Rich, K. M., & Yadav, A. (in development). Addressing an Enduring Issue in Elementary Mathematics Education while Building Readiness for Computer Science: The Case of Abstraction and Word Problems.
Conference Posters and Presentations
Building Mathematics + Computational Thinking Trajectories from Literature. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association; San Antonio, TX; April 2017. Co-presenters: Jelena Pokimica, Quinn Wherfel, Carla Strickland, and Cheryl Moran.
Using Computation to Define Computational Thinking. Presentation at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting; Peoria, IL; October 2016. Co-presenter: T. Andrew Binkowski.
Touching Screens or Touching Objects: Which is Better and When? Workshop at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting; April 2016. Co-presenters: Carla Strickland and Catherine Donaldson.
Engagement: What’s the Problem? Presentation at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting; Tinley Park, IL; October 2015.
Tasks, Technology, and Feedback: What Engages the Learner? Presentation at the Ontario Association for Mathematics Education Annual Conference; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; May 2015.
The CEMSE Number Stories Project. Presentation at CabriWorld IV and IberoAmerican Cabri Conference; Medellin, Colombia; October 2014. Co-presenter: Jim Flanders.