Academic Publications

This is a list of my academic publications to date. Some of the papers are available for downloading, others can be accessed via the journals/books they are published in.

 

Journal Articles

Orlando J, Attard C, 2016, Digital natives come of age : the reality of today’s early career teachers using mobile devices to teach mathematics, Mathematics Education Research Journal, vol 28, no 1, pp 107-121

Attard, C. (2014). “I don’t like it, I don’t love it, but I do it and I don’t mind”: Introducing a framework for engagement with mathematics. Curriculum Perspectives, 34(3), 1-14.

Attard, C. (2013). “If I had to pick any subject, it wouldn’t be maths”: Foundations for engagement with mathematics during the middle years. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 25(4), 569-587.

Attard, C. (2012). Applying a framework for engagement in the primary mathematics classroom. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 17(4), 22-27.

Attard, C. (2012). Transition from primary to secondary school mathematics: Students’ perceptions Southeast Asian Mathematics Education Journal, 2(2), 31-44.

Attard, C. (2012). Engagement with mathematics: What does it mean and what does it look like? Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 17(1), 9-13.

Attard, C. (2011). Engagement with mathematics: The influence of teachers. Southeast Asian Mathematics Education Journal, 1(1), 31-39.

Attard, C. (2011). “My favourite subject is maths. For some reason no-one really agrees with me”: Student perspectives of mathematics teaching and learning in the upper primary classroom. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 23(3), 363-377.

Book Chapters

Attard C, Ingram N, Forgasz H, Leder G, Grootenboer P, 2016, Mathematics education and the affective domain in Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia: 2012-2015, Makar, Katie, Dole, Shelley, Visnovska, Jana, Goos, Merrilyn, Bennison, Anne, Fry, Kym, Singapore, pp 73-96Attard C, 2014, iPads in the primary mathematics classroom : exploring the experiences of four teachers in Empowering the Future Generation Through Mathematics Education, White, Allan L., Tahir, Suhaidah binti, Cheah, Ui Hock, Malaysia, pp 369-384, [ORS ID: 234921]

Attard C, 2015, Introducing iPads into primary mathematics classrooms : teachers’ experiences and pedagogies in Integrating Touch-Enabled and Mobile Devices into Contemporary Mathematics Education, Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria, Mavrou, Katerina , Paparistodemou, Efi, U.S., pp 193-213.

Attard C, 2014, Engaging with the Working Mathematically strand through the use of iPads in Implementing the New NSW Mathematics Syllabus: Off to a Flying Start!, Attard, Catherine, White, Allan L., Burwood, N.S.W., pp 8-14, [ORS ID: 234800]

Attard, C. (2012). The influence of pedagogy on student engagement with mathematics during the middle years of schooling. In A. L. White & U. H. Cheah (Eds.), Transforming School Mathematics Education in the 21st Century (pp. 140-157). Penang: SEAMEO RECSAM.

Lomas, G, Grootenboer, P, & Attard, C. (2012). The Affective Domain and Mathematics Education. In B. Perry & C. Vale (Eds.), Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia 2008-2011 (pp. 23-38). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

Attard C., & Orlando J., 2014, Early career teachers, mathematics and technology : device conflict and emerging mathematical knowledge. Paper presented at the Curriculum in focus: Research Guided Practice (Proceedings of the 27th Annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia), Sydney.

Attard, C. (2013). Introducing iPads into Primary Mathematics Pedagogies: An Exploration of Two Teachers’ Experiences. Paper presented at the Mathematics education: Yesterday, today and tomorrow (Proceedings of the 36th Annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia), Melbourne.

Attard, C, & Curry, C. (2012, July). Exploring the use of iPads to engage young students with mathematics. Paper presented at the Mathematics education: Expanding horizons, (Proceedings of the 35th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia) Singapore.

Attard, C. (2011). The influence of teachers on student engagement with mathematics during the middle years. Paper presented at the 34th Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Alice Springs, NT.

Attard, C. (2010). Students’ experiences of mathematics during the transition from primary to secondary school. Paper presented at the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Fremantle, Perth.

Attard, C. (2010, 2-3 December). Students’ perceptions of mathematics teaching and learning during the middle years. Paper presented at the MAV Annual Conference, La Trobe University, Bundoora.

Attard, C. (2009). ‘My favourite subject is maths. For some reason no-one really agress with me’: What Year 6 students say about mathematics. Paper presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Wellington, NZ.

Attard, C. (2009). Student perspectives of mathematics teaching and learning in the upper primary classroom. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMED 2009), Penang, MA.

Attard, C. (2007). Improving the motivation and attitudes of boys in upper primary school through the use of student directed learning: An action research report. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd) 2007, Penang, Malaysia.

Research Reports

Attard C, 2016, Research Evaluation of Matific Mathematics Learning Resources: Project Report, Slate Science Incorporated.

Attard C, 2016, Mathematics + Money = Engagement: Financial Literacy as a Tool to Increase Opportunity and Engagement with Mathematics for Students from Low Socio-Economic Areas: Final Report, Financial Literacy Australia

Attard C, 2015, Engaging Teachers to Engage Students with Mathematics: Building Teacher Capacity through Sustained Professional Development, Bennett Road Public School

PhD Thesis

Attard, C. (2011). Influences on student engagement during the middle years of schooling. (Doctoral thesis), University of Western Sydney, Sydney.

Articles Published in Professional Journals (not peer reviewed)

Attard, C. (2013). Thanks for the iPads, but what do we do with them? Integrating iPads into the teaching and learning of primary mathematics. Curriculum Leadership, 11(1). http://www.curriculum.edu.au/leader/integrating_ipads_into_the_teaching_and_learning_o,35917.html?issueID=12708

Attard, C. (2012). Teaching with technology: Exploring the use of robotics to teach mathematics. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 17(2), 31-32.

Attard, C. (2012). Making mathematics relevant: Putting the ‘home’ back into mathematics homework. Curriculum Leadership, 10(5). http://www.curriculum.edu.au/leader/making_mathematics_relevant_putting_the_home_ba,34694.html?issueID=12565

Attard, C, & Northcote, M. (2012). Teaching with technology: Using mobile technologies to support student learning (Part 2). Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 17(1), 29-32.

Attard, C. (2011). Teaching with technology. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 16(2), 30-32.

Attard, C, & Northcote, M. (2011). Teaching with technology: Using mobile technologies to support student learning (Part 1). Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 16(4), 29-31.

Attard, C. (2011). ‘If you like the teacher, you’ll ‘get’ maths more”: students talk about good mathematics teachers. Curriculum Leadership, 9(6). http://www.curriculum.edu.au/leader/default.asp?id=33017&issueID=12371

Attard, C, & Flanagan, L. (2010). Investigating ways: Using mathematics investigations to support mathematical thinking in the primary classroom. Reflections, 35(1), 5-8.

Attard, C. (2010). Using picture books as starting points for mathematical investigations. Square One, 20(2), 13-14.

Attard, C, & McDaid, K. (2009). Tasks to motivate and engage during the middle years. Reflections, 34(1), 7-11.

Attard, C. (2008). Maths madness in Malta. Square One, 17(4), 8.

Attard, C. (2008). Motivation and engagement in middle school mathematics. Reflections, 33(1), 23-27.

Attard, C. (2004). Gender equity in the mathematics classroom. Square One, 14(2), 4-7.

Attard, C, & McDaid, K. (2004). Multiplication madness. Reflections, 29(1), 15-16.

Attard, C, & McDaid, K. (2003). How do we know what they learned? Reflections, 28(1), 17-19.

 

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