## David Carraher

### PROJECT AFFILIATION:

- The Poincare Institute: A Partnership for Mathematics Education
- Roles: Co-PI

- The Fulcrum Institute for Education in Science
- Roles: Project Director

- Access: Project Admin

### PROFESSIONAL ROLES

- Researcher

### BIO

co-PI, The Poincar Institute for Mathematics EducationSenior Scientist, TERC, since 1995

From 1978-1995, I was professor of cognitive psychology at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, where I co-founded of the *Learning Through Thinking* Project and studied mathematical reasoning in and out of school.

### EXPERTISE

mathematics education; mathematical and quantitative reasoning; algebra & modeling

### RECENT PUBLICATIONS

- Carraher, D.W. (2008). Beyond "Blaming the victim" and "standing in awe of the noble savages": A response to "A review of Lave's 'Cognition in Instruction.'"
*Educational Studies in Mathematics*(in press). - Carraher, D.W., Martinez, M., & Schliemann, A.D., & (2008). Early algebra and mathematical generalization.
*ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education*. (In press) - Carraher, D.W., Schliemann, A.D. & Schwartz, J.L. (2007). Early algebra is not the same as algebra early. In J. Kaput. D. Carraher, & M. Blanton (Eds.),
__Algebra in the Early Grades__. Mahwah, NJ, Erlbaum, pp. 235-272. - Schliemann, A. D., Carraher, D.W. & Brizuela, B.M. (2007).
__Bringing Out the Algebraic Character of Arithmetic: From Children's Ideas to Classroom Practice__. Hillsdale, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. - Carraher, D., A. D. Schliemann, et al. (2007). Early algebra and algebraic reasoning. In F. Lester (Ed.)
__Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning__(second edition). New Age & the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Vol 2, pp. 669-705.