# Dr. Amanda Cullen

- About
- Education
- Awards & Honors
- Research

### Biography

Amanda Cullen earned a bachelor of arts in elementary education from Millikin University, a master of science in mathematics from Illinois State University, and a doctorate of philosophy in mathematics education from Illinois State University.

### Current Courses

202.001Algebraic Reasoning for Middle School Teachers

586.001Mathematics Teaching And Teacher Education

309.001Number Theory for Middle School Teachers

202.001Algebraic Reasoning for Middle School Teachers

599.002Dissertation

599.003Dissertation

599.004Dissertation

599.010Dissertation

500.003Independent Study

302.001Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School

### Teaching Interests & Areas

Geometric Measurement, Number Theory for Teachers, Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6-8, and History of Mathematics and Mathematics Education

### Research Interests & Areas

Children's development of spatial structuring and area measurement concepts;

Children's drawing development (and connecting drawing development research to area measurement developmental progressions);

Inservice teachers' use of Hypothetical Learning Trajectories to inform their instruction; and

Preservice teachers' practicing the practice of teaching

### Ph D Mathematics Education

### MS Mathematics

### BA Elementary Education

### Outstanding University Teaching Award: Teaching Initiative Award (Pre-Tenure Faculty)

### Impact Award

### Outstanding University Teaching Award: Graduate Student Teaching Award, Department Nominee

### Book Review

### Book, Chapter

*Journal for Research in Mathematics Education*monograph series

*(Vol. 16, pp. 129–148). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.*

### Conference Proceeding

*Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*(pp. 1718–1719). http://www.pmena.org/pmenaproceedings/PMENA%2044%202022%20Proceedings.pdf

*Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*(pp. 171–178). Chicago, IL. Retrieved from http://pmena.org/2013/files/PMENA2013_Conference_Proceedings.pdf

*Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*(pp. 1016–1023). Kalamazoo, MI.

*Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*(pp. 1042). Kalamazoo, MI.

*Proceedings of the 35th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*(Vol. II, pp. 249–256). Ankara, Turkey.

### Journal Article

*Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK–12, 115*(3), 191–201

*.*https://doi.org/10.5951/MTLT.2021.0160

*Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK–12, 115*(11), 770–780. https://doi.org/10.5951/MTLT.2022.0081

**Lawton, C. A., Patterson, C. S., & Cullen, C. J. (2020). All the way around a circle.**

*Mathematics Teacher: Mathematics Learning and Teaching PreK–12, 113*(8), 637–642.

Cullen, A., & Barrett, J. E. (2019). Area Measurement: Structuring with Nonsquare Units, in Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 21(3). https://doi.org/10.1080/10986065.2019.1608619

Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., Van Dine, D. W., Barrett, J. E., Cullen, C. J., Hudyma, A., . . . Eames, C. L. (2018). Evaluation of three interventions teaching area measurement as spatial structuring to young children. *Journal of Mathematical Behavior*, 50, 23–41. doi:10.1016/j.jmathb.2017.12.004

### Other

*Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK–12, 115*(8), 534–535

*.*https://doi.org/10.5951/MTLT.2022.0123

**& Anderson, R. (2021). Finding, growing, or restoring your pod (Editorial).**

*Mathematics Teacher: Mathematics Learning and Teaching PreK–12,*

*114*(7), 494–495.