Aaron Trocki presents research, receives award 

Aaron Trocki, assistant professor of mathematics, presents original research and receives award at the  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Research Conference in San Francisco April 11-14, 2016.

Aaron Trocki was an invited speaker for a session titled, “Writing for NCTM Journals: Publishing Your Research in Teacher-Friendly Articles.” He shared his insights on the process he used to adapt research findings into a practitioner article.

He and his writing team won the award, Linking Research and Practice: Outstanding Publication 2015-2016, for their article, “Launching a Discourse-Rich Mathematics Lesson.” He was recognized at the plenary session on the last day of the research conference.

Furthermore, his ongoing research on a dynamic geometry task analysis framework was shared with conference participants at Wednesday’s poster session. It highlighted research he has documented regarding teacher use of his framework.

Trocki, A., Starling, T., Taylor, C., Sztajn, P., Heck, D. (2015). Launching a discourse-rich mathematics lesson. Teaching Children Mathematics, 21(5), 276-281.