The whole list of CoRE publications is available at the bottom of this page.
Our Latest

Exploring Local Impacts and Global Change w/ Data
A new paper describes one of the units developed as part of the Writing Data Stories project, focused on connecting the local and global effects of climate change through storytelling and data.

Who creates our computational worlds?
Henrique, B., Roberto, C., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Who creates our computational worlds? [Review of the book Critically Conscious Computing: Methods for Secondary Education]. International Journal of ChildComputer Interaction, 35(100546). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2022.100546

Exploring Children’s Geographies
Reigh, E., Escudé, M., Bakal, M., Rivero, E., Wei, X., Roberto, C., Hernandez, D., Yada, A., Gutierrez, K. G., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Mapping racespace: Data stories as a tool for environmental and spatial justice. In BSOPS #48: “Learning Within SocioPolitical Landscapes: (Re)imagining Children’s Geographies”, 7995. doi: https://doi.org/10.58295/23753668.1452

Learning from “Interpretations of Innovation”
Wilkerson, M. H., Shareff, R. L., & Laina, V. (2022). Learning from “interpretations of innovation” in the codesign of digital tools. In MC. Shanahan, B. Kim, M. A. Takeuchi, K. Koh, A. P. PreciadoBabb, & P. Sengupta (Eds.), The Learning Sciences in Conversation: Theories, Methodologies, and Boundary Spaces. Routledge.

Humanistic Stance in K12 Data Science Ed
Lee, V., Wilkerson, M. H., & Lanouette, K. (2021). A call for a humanistic stance toward K12 data science education. Educational Researcher, 50(9), 664672. doi: 10.3102/0013189X211048810
Selected Works
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Wilkerson, M. H., Lanouette, K.^, & Shareff, R. L. (2021). Exploring variability during data preparation: A way to connect data, chance, and context when working with complex public datasets. Mathematical Thinking and Learning. doi: 10.1080/10986065.2021.1922838 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Wilkerson, M. H., D’Angelo, C. M., & Litts, B. K. (2020). Stories from the field: Locating and cultivating computational thinking in spaces of learning [Special Issue]. Interactive Learning Environments, 28(3), 264271. doi: 10.1080/10494820.2020.1711326 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Wilkerson, M. H. & Polman, J. L. (2020). Situating data science: Exploring how relationships to data shape learning [Special Issue]. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 29(1), 110. doi: 10.1080/10508406.2019.1705664 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Wilkerson, M. H. (2017). Teachers, students, and afterschool professionals as designers of digital tools for learning. In C. DiSalvo, B. DiSalvo, J. Yip, & E. Bonsignore (Eds.), Participatory Design for Learning. Taylor & Francis. pp. 127140. [PDF][Routledge][Google Books]
Wilkerson, M. H. & Fenwick, M. (2017). The practice of using mathematics and computational thinking. In C. V. Schwarz, C. Passmore, & B. J. Reiser (Eds.), Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices. Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers’ Association Press. pp. 181204. [PDF][NSTA]
All Major Publications and Presentations by Year
2024
Articles & Reports
Lanouette, K., Cortes, K., Lopez, M. L., Bakal, M., & Wilkerson, M. H. (Forthcoming). Exploring climate change through students’ place connections and public data sets. Science Scope.
Foley, E., Wilkerson, M. H., Drozda, Z., Fisler, K., Weintrop, D., Israel, M., McNamara, A., Bullock, H., Fergusson, A., Rosenberg, J., & Barrett, J. (Forthcoming/2024). Teaching students data tools: A review for practitioners, developers, and school leaders. [Research Snapshot].
Proceedings
Fitzmaurice, H. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2024). Activism or bureaucracy: What are we teaching students through local climate action projects? Full paper to appear in Proceedings of the 2024 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS ’24), June 1015. ISLS: Buffalo, NY, USA.
Kemble, K. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2024). Storytelling about and with data: Mapping the terrain. Short paper to appear in Proceedings of the 2024 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS ’24), June 1015. ISLS: Buffalo, NY, USA.
Reigh, E., McBride, C., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2024). Syncretic approaches to data science: Towards consequential learning. In K. Jones & C. McBride (Orgs.), Applying Syncretic Frameworks in the Learning Sciences. Symposium to appear in Proceedings of the 2024 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS ’24), June 1015. ISLS: Buffalo, NY, USA.
2023
Proceedings
Wagh, A., Rosenbaum, L., Fuhrmann, T., Bumbacher, E., Blikstein, P., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2023). Investigating the role of the teacher in supporting computational modeling in science classrooms. To appear in Proceedings of the 2023 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS ’23), June 1015. ISLS: Montréal, QC, Canada.
Fuhrmann, T., Wagh, A., Rosenbaum, L., Eloy, A., Wilkerson, M. H., & Blikstein, P. (2023). Computational modeling makes students’ thinking visible and shifts it toward scientifically accurate explanations. To appear in Proceedings of the 2023 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS ’23), June 1015. ISLS: Montréal, QC, Canada.
Vogelstein, L., McBride, C., Ma, J., Wilkerson, M. H., Vogel, S., Barrales, W., AscenziMoreno, L., Hoadley, C., & Gutierrez, K. (2023). Storytelling “in theory”: Reimagining computational literacies through the lenses of syncretism and translanguaging. To appear in Proceedings of the 2023 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS ’23), June 1015. ISLS: Montréal, QC, Canada.
Presentations
Pimentel, D., Horton, N., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2023). Tools for learning and doing data science as the K12 level. Paper in M. H. Wilkerson (Org.) & A. Stephens (Chair), Foundations of K12 Data Science Education. Symposium to occur at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, USA.
Wilkerson, M. H. (Org.) & Stephens, A. (Chair). (2023). Foundations of K12 Data Science Education. Symposium to occur at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, USA.
Wei, X., Bhargava, P., McBride, C., Reigh, E., Erickson, T., Finzer, W., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2023). Engaging the tensions between data and experience: Writing data stories with story builder. In D. Weintrop (Org, Chair) & DiSalvo, B. (Disc.), Design principles for creating accessible and inclusive introductory computing experiences. Symposium to occur at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, USA.
Fuhrmann, T., Rosenbaum, L., Eloy, A., Wagh, A., Wolf, J., Blikstein, P., & Wilkerson, M. (2023). Right but Wrong: The Independence of Mechanistic Reasoning and Canonical Understanding in Studying Diffusion. 2023 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research on Science Teaching. Chicago, IL.
Wagh, A., Eloy, A., Fuhrmann, T., Rosenbaum, L., Blikstein, P., Wilkerson, M. (2023). What dimensions of a phenomenon do students notice through computational modeling & data analysis?: An investigation using MoDa. 2023 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research on Science Teaching. Chicago, IL.
2022
Articles, Book Chapters, & Reports
Wilkerson, M. H., Shareff, R. L., & Laina, V. (2022). Learning from “interpretations of innovation” in the codesign of digital tools. In MC. Shanahan, B. Kim, M. A. Takeuchi, K. Koh, A. P. PreciadoBabb, & P. Sengupta (Eds.), The Learning Sciences in Conversation: Theories, Methodologies, and Boundary Spaces. Routledge. [PDF][Routledge]
Reigh, E., Escudé, M., Bakal, M., Rivero, E., Wei, X., Roberto, C., Hernandez, D., Yada, A., Wilkerson, M. H., & Gutierrez, K. G. (2022). Mapping racespace: Data stories as a tool for environmental and spatial justice. In K. Lanouette & K. Headrick Taylor (Eds.), Bank Street Occasional Paper Series, (48), 7995.doi: 10.58295/23753668.1452 [Bank Street OPS]
Henrique, B., Roberto, C., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Who creates our computational worlds? A review of Critically Conscious Computing: Methods for Secondary Education. [GDoc][Elsevier]
Pimentel, D. R., Horton, N. J., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Tools to support data analysis and data science in k12 education. Commissioned paper for the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Board on Science Education, Committee on Science Investigations and Engineering Design for Grades 612. Washington, DC. [PDF]
Lee, H. S., Wilkerson, M. H., Stokes, D., & Finzer, W. (2022) Data story bytes: Examining healthy food through data. @Concord, 26(1), 1011. [@Concord]
Proceedings
Reigh, E., Escudé, M., McBride, C., Wei, C., Bakal, M., Roberto, C., Rivero, E., Wilkerson, M. H., & Gutiérrez, K. (2022). Paths through Data: Successes and Future Directions in Supporting Student Reasoning about Environmental Racism. Short paper to appear in Proceedings of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2022). ISLS: San Diego, CA.
Roberto, C., Wei, C., Rivero, E., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Student Participation in Sociocritical Data Literacy: Shapes, Trends, and Future Directions From a Middle School Science Unit. Short paper to appear in Proceedings of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2022). ISLS: San Diego, CA.
Wei, C., McBride, C., Bakal, M., Roberto, C., Bhargava, P., and Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Storytelling with Data: A Syncretic Approach that Brings Together Social Justice with Middle School Science. In J. Polman, I. Tabak, & T. Tran (Orgs.), Cultivating Critical, JusticeOriented Data Literacies in a PostTruth World. Structured poster session to appear in Proceedings of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2022). ISLS: San Diego, CA.
Wei, C., McBride, C., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Storytelling with Data in the Third Space: leveraging students’ syncretic literacies for scientific investigation and social change. In C. Matuk, A. Amato, & I. Davidesco (Orgs.), Data Storytelling in the Classroom. Structured poster session to appear in Proceedings of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2022). ISLS: San Diego, CA.
Wagh, A., Fuhrmann, T., Bumbacher, E., Eloy, A., Wolf, J., Blikstein, P., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). MoDa: Designing a tool to interweave computational modeling with realworld data analysis for science learning in middle school. In Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’22), June 2730, 2022, Braga, Portugal. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 9 pages. doi: 10.1145/3501712.3529723
Eloy, A., Wolf, J., Wagh, A., Fuhrmann, T., Bumbacher, E., Wilkerson, M. H., & Blikstein, P. (2022). A2S: Designing an integrated platform for computational modeling & data analysis for sustained investigations in science classrooms. Interactive Workshop to appear in Proceedings of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2022). ISLS: Tokyo, Japan.
Wolf, J., Fuhrmann, T., Wagh, A., Eloy, A., Blikstein, P., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). After the study ends: Developing heuristics to design for sustainable use of learning technologies in classrooms. In Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’22), June 2730, 2022, Braga, Portugal. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages. doi: 10.1145/3501712.3529723
Presentations
Wilkerson, M. H., Stokes, D., Lee, H. S., Reigh, E. V., Escudé, M. E., Rivero, E., & Gutiérrez, K. (2022). A Framework for Exploring Self, Community, Histories, and Futures Through Data. In Miller, K., Yoon, S. (Chairs) & Rubin, A. (Discussant), Data Literacy in Context: Culturally Oriented and PlaceBased Learning through Data. Symposium to be presented at AERA 2022, San Diego, CA.
Escudé, M. E., Reigh, E. V., Bakal, M., Rivero, E., Wilkerson, M. H., & Gutiérrez, K. (2022). Developing SpatialMaking Repertoires Through Sociocritical Data Stories. In Lee, S. (Chair), Designing for Dignity Affirming Experiences: Leveraging Embodied Learning Towards Equity in Interaction. Symposium to be presented at AERA 2022, San Diego, CA.
Koyuncu, B., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2022). Examining the Influence of Tool Selection on Curriculum Design for Data Science Education. Poster to be presented at AERA 2022, San Diego, CA.
Wagh, A., Fuhrmann, T., Eloy, W., Bumbacher, E, Wilkerson, M. H., & Blikstein, P. (2022). Lessons from Codesigning with Science Teachers to Support Sustained Computational Modeling in Middle School Classrooms. Roundtable paper to be presented at AERA 2022, San Diego, CA.
Rivero, W., Wei, X., Bhargava, P., Zheng, H., Wilkerson, M. H., & Gutiérrez, K. (2022). Syncretic Data Reasoning: Youth Leveraging Everyday Knowledges to Expand their Reasoning around Data. Poster to be presented at AERA 2022, San Diego, CA.
2021
Articles
Wilkerson, M. H., Lanouette, K.^, & Shareff, R. L. (2021). Exploring variability during data preparation: A way to connect data, chance, and context when working with complex public datasets. Mathematical Thinking and Learning. doi: 10.1080/10986065.2021.1922838 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Conference Proceedings
Wilkerson, M., Finzer, W., Erickson, T., & Hernandez, D. (2021). Reflective data storytelling for youth: The CODAP Story Builder. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC ’21) (pp. 503507). Athens, Greece, 2430 June. doi: 10.1145/3459990.3465177 [PDF]
Lopez, M. L., Roberto, C., Rivero, E., Wilkerson, M. H., Bakal, M., & Gutiérrez, K. (2021). Curricular reorganization in the third space: A case of consequential reasoning around data. In Proceedings of the 2021 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2021). Bochum, Germany: ISLS. Nominee: Best Design Paper.
Presentations
Chen, E., Wilkerson, M. H., & Asta, M. (2021). Integrating Interactive Computing Experiences into Materials Science and Engineering Curricula Using Opensource Jupyter Authoring Tools. In Symposium BIO1: Developingan opensource introductory textbook for the materials community. To be presented at the 2021 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit. Boston, MA, USA, Nov 29Dec 2.
2020
Articles
Wilkerson, M. H., D’Angelo, C. M., & Litts, B. K. (2020). Stories from the field: Locating and cultivating computational thinking in spaces of learning [Special Issue]. Interactive Learning Environments, 28(3), 264271. doi: 10.1080/10494820.2020.1711326 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Wilkerson, M. H. & Polman, J. L. (2020). Situating data science: Exploring how relationships to data shape learning [Special Issue]. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 29(1), 110. doi: 10.1080/10508406.2019.1705664 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Conference Proceedings
Wilkerson, M., Finzer, W., Erickson, T., & Hernandez, D. (2021). Reflective data storytelling for youth: The CODAP Story Builder. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC ’21) (pp. 503507). Athens, Greece, 2430 June. doi: 10.1145/3459990.3465177 [PDF]
Lopez, M. L., Roberto, C., Rivero, E., Wilkerson, M. H., Bakal, M., & Gutiérrez, K. (2021). Curricular reorganization in the third space: A case of consequential reasoning around data. In Proceedings of the 2021 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS 2021). Bochum, Germany: ISLS. Nominee: Best Design Paper.
Wilkerson, M. H., Roberto, C., & Bulalacao, N. (2020/conference online due to COVID19). Debugging data: Diagnosing, evaluating, and repairing data for analysis. In Y. Kafai (Org.) & J. Danish (Disc.), Turning bugs into learning opportunities: Understanding debugging processes, perspectives and pedagogies. In Proceedings of the 14^{th} International Conference for the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2020). Nashville, TN, USA: ISLS.
Lanouette, K., Rivero, E., Barton, J., Bulalacao, N., Lopez, M. L., Cortes, K., Roberto, C., Gutiérrez, K., Wilkerson, M. H., Lee, H., Stokes, D.*, Finzer, W., Erickson, T., Petrosino, T., Haldar, L. (2020/conference online due to COVID19). Writing data stories: Reauthoring scientific data through syncretic computational investigations in middle school science. In C. Matuk & S. Yoon (Orgs.) and J. Polman (Disc.), Data literacy for social justice. In Proceedings of the 14^{th} International Conference for the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2020). Nashville, TN, USA: ISLS.
Lopez, M. L., Wilkerson, M. H., & Gutiérrez, K. (2020/conference online due to COVID19). Contextualizing, historicizing, and reauthoring dataastext in the middle school science classroom. In G. Arastoopour Irgens, S. Knight, & A. Wise (Org.) Data literacies and social justice: Exploring critical data literacies through sociocultural perspectives. In Proceedings of the 14^{th} International Conference for the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2020). Nashville, TN, USA: ISLS.
Presentations
Wilkerson, M. H., Laina, V. (2020/conference cancelled due to COVID19). Students’ strategies for reasoning about complex systems using aggregate data sources. Paper in S. Levy (Org.) & M. Jacobson (Disc.), Restructuring concepts and tools through a complexity perspective. Symposium accepted at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Lopez, L., Gutiérrez, K., & Wilkerson, M. H. (2020/conference cancelled due to COVID19). Epistemic actors: Double binds and the negotiation of epistemic participation. Accepted as a roundtable paper at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
2019
Articles
Erickson, T., Wilkerson, M. H., Finzer, W., & Reichsman, F. (2019). Data moves. Technology Innovations in Statistics Education, 12(1). [PDF][eScholarship]
Shaban, Y. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2019). The coconstruction of epistemological framing in clinical interviews and implications for research in science education. International Journal of Science Education, 41(12), 15791599. doi: 10.1080/09500693.2019.1620972 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
Quan, T., Bracho, C. A., Wilkerson, M. H., & Clark, M. (2019). Empowerment and transformation: Integrating teacher identity, activism, and criticality across three teacher education programs. Review of Education, Pedagogy, amd Cultural Studies, 41(45), 218251. doi: 10.1080/10714413.2019.1684162 [Taylor & Francis]
Presentations
Wilkerson, M., Shareff, B., & Lanouette, K. (2019). Learning to transform data: A longitudinal interview study. Paper at the Eleventh International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (SRTL11).
Lopez, L., Wilkerson, M., & Laina, V. (2019). Data as proxy: Sociomaterial supports and constraints on the use of data for epistemic agency. Paper to be presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Laina, V., & Wilkerson, M. (2019). Seeing things differently: A form and function analysis of studentgenerated dynamic data visualizations. PAper to be presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Wilkerson, M. & Lanouette, K. (2019). Making data useful: A longitudinal examination of young adults’ developing data transformation processes. Poster to be presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Wilkerson, M., Laina, V., Lopez, L., Shareff, R. L., Dogruer, D., & McEachen, W. (2019). Collaborative modeling with complex public datasets in the middle school classroom. To be presented as part of A. Pierson & D. Clark (Orgs.), Supporting modeling epistemologies in the science classroom. Structured poster session at AERA 2019.
Lopez, M. L., Laina, V., & Wilkerson, M. (2019). Agentive use of public quantitative data in scientific argumentation: A case study. Roundtable paper to be presented the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Bracho, C., Clark, M., Quan, T., & Wilkerson, M. (2019). Reimagining teacher identities: Activism, criticality, and resistance. Paper to be presented as part of K. BakerDoyle & K. Vachon (Orgs.), ‘Lift ev’ry voice and sing’: Narratives of teacher educators transforming practices for social justice. Symposium at AERA 2019.
2018
Articles & Reports
Wilkerson, M. H. & Laina, V. (2018). Middle school students’ reasoning about data and context through storytelling with repurposed local data. ZDM Mathematics Education, 50(7), 12231235. doi: 10.1007/s1185801809749 [PDF][Springer]
Wilkerson, M. H., Shareff, R., Laina, V., & Gravel, B. E. (2018). Epistemic gameplay and discovery in computational modelbased inquiry activities. Instructional Science, 46(1), 3560. doi: 10.1007/s1125101794304 [PDF][Springer][Readcube]
Wilkerson, M. H., Lee, V. L., Shinohara, M., Chaudhary, S., Brady, C., & Marin, A. (2018). OpenSciEd design specification: Using computational and mathematical thinking and interpreting and analyzing data. Curricular specifications for Carnegie Corp.’s OpenSciEd Initiative (Danny C. Edelson, Chair). [OpenSciEd]
Lee, V. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2018). Data use by middle and secondary students in the digital age: A status report and future prospects. Commissioned paper for the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Board on Science Education, Committee on Science Investigations and Engineering Design for Grades 612. Washington, DC. [PDF]
Proceedings
Erickson, T., Finzer, W. Reichsman, F., & Wilkerson, M. (2018). Data Moves: One key to data science at the school level. Paper to appear in Proceedings of the International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS10), Kyoto, Japan. [PDF]
Thoma, S., Deitick, E., & Wilkerson, M. (2018). “It didn’t really go very well”: Epistemological framing and the complexity of interdisciplinary computing activities. Short paper to appear in Proceedings of the International Conference for the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2018). London, England: ISLS. [PDF]
Wilkerson, M., Lanouette, K., Shareff, R. L., Erickson, T., Bulalacao, N., Heller, J., St. Clair, N., Finzer, W., & Reichsman, F. (2018). Data moves: Restructuring data for inquiry in a simulation and data analysis environment. Poster to appear in Proceedings of the International Conference for the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2018). London, England: ISLS. [PDF]
Presentations
Shareff, R. L. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2018). Grounding computational modeling experience in fertile soil: A design project with middle school science teachers and students. In A. Wagh (Org.) & J. Kolodner (Discussant), Bridging computational modeling tools & practices into the existing structures of k16 environments in science education. Symposium presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY, USA, April 1317.
2017
Articles & Chapters
Gravel, B. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2017). Integrating computational artifacts into the multirepresentational toolkit of physics education. In D. Treagust, R. Duit, & H. E. Fischer (Eds.), Multiple Representations in Physics Education. Springer. pp. 4770. doi:10.1007/9783319589145_3 [PDF][Springer]
Wilkerson, M. H. (2017). Teachers, students, and afterschool professionals as designers of digital tools for learning. In C. DiSalvo, B. DiSalvo, J. Yip, & E. Bonsignore (Eds.), Participatory Design for Learning. Taylor & Francis. pp. 127140. [PDF][Routledge][Google Books]
Wilkerson, M. H., Bautista, A. Tobin, R., Cao, Y., & Brizuela, B. (2017). More than meets the eye: Patterns and shifts in what middle school mathematics teachers describe as models. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 21(1), 3561. doi:10.1007/s1085701693489 [PDF][Springer]
Wilkerson, M. H. & Fenwick, M. (2017). The practice of using mathematics and computational thinking. In C. V. Schwarz, C. Passmore, & B. J. Reiser (Eds.), Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices. Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers’ Association Press. pp. 181204. [PDF][NSTA]
Wilkerson, M. H. (2017). DataSketch: A tool to turn student sketches into datadriven visualizations. In T. Hammond, A. Adler, & M. Prasad (Eds.), Frontiers in pen and touch: Impact of pen and touch technology on education. Springer. pp. 227234.
Berland, M., Halverson, E., Polman, J. & Wilkerson, M. (2017). Expressive construction: Enabling learners to represent powerful ideas. In J. Roschelle, W. Martin, J. Ahn, & P. Schank (Eds.), Cyberlearning Community Report: The State of Cyberlearning and the Future of Learning With Technology (pp. 1724). Menlo Park CA: SRI International. [PDF]
Proceedings
Deitrick, E., Wilkerson, M., & Simoneau, E. (2017). Understanding student collaboration in interdisciplinary computing activities. Full paper in Proceedings of the 13th Annual ACM International Computing Education Research Conference (ICER 2017; pp. 118126). Association for Computing Machinery: New York, NY, USA. [ACM]
Wilkerson, M., Shareff, B., Gravel, B., Shaban, Y., & Laina, V. (2017). Exploring computational modeling environments as tools to structure classroom knowledge building. Full in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2017). Philadelphia, PA, USA. [PDF]
Walkoe, J., Wilkerson, M., & Elby, A. (2017). Technologymediated teacher noticing: A goal for classroom practice, tool design, and professional development. Full paper in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2017). Philadelphia, PA, USA. [PDF]
Wilkerson, M. & Laina, V. (2017). Youth reasoning with interactive data visualizations: A preliminary study. WorksinProgress paper in Proceedings of the 16^{th} ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC ’17). Stanford, CA. doi: 10.1145/3078072.3084302 [ACM]
Presentations
Wilkerson, M. H. & Lanouette, K. (2017). Connecting research and creating frameworks: A report from the youth, learning, and data science summit. Short presentation at SRTL10: The Tenth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy. Rotorua, New Zealand, July 28. [PDF Summary]
Laina, V. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2017). Modeling data by visualizing it. Long presentation at SRTL10: The Tenth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy. Rotorua, New Zealand, July 28.
Wilkerson, M. H. & Laina, V. (2017). Designing to support data visualizations as an exploratory tool in science. Presented as part of M. Gresalfi (Org.) and D. Clark (Chair), Designing digital environments to support mathematical and scientific reasoning: Theoretical and disciplinary perspectives. Symposium at the 2017 Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
Wilkerson, M. H., Deitrick, E., & Simoneau, E. (2017). Integrating computational thinking in high school statistics through data modeling with R. Poster presented as part of B. Litts & M. H. Wilkerson (Orgs.), Stories from the field: Integrating computational thinking across curricular domains. Structured poster session at AERA 2017.
Wilkerson, M. H. (2017). Using a drawing, animation, and simulation sequence to scaffold student production of scientific models. Poster presented as part of A. Karan & D. Clark (Orgs.), Supporting science as a modeling practice in the classroom through the lens of NGSS. Structured poster section presented at AERA 2017.
2016
Articles
Wilkerson, M. H., Andrews, C., Shaban, Y., Laina, V., & Gravel, B. E. (2016). What’s the technology for? Teacher attention and pedagogical goals in a modelingfocused professional development workshop. In the Journal of Science Teacher Education, 27(1), 123. doi: 10.1007/s1097201694538 [PDF][Springer]
Proceedings
Laina, V. & Wilkerson, M. (2016). Distributions, trends, and contradictions: A case study in sensemaking with interactive data visualizations. Short paper in Proceedings of the 11^{th} International Conference of the Learning Sciences. [PDF]
Presentations
Wilkerson, M. (2016). DataSketch: A tool to turn student sketches into datadriven visualizations. Short Emerging Technology Paper presented at the 2016 Conference for Pen and Touch Technology in Education.
Wilkerson, M. H. & Gravel, B. E. (2016). Tools, problem spaces, and epistemic games. In K. Chase & D. Abrahamson (Orgs.), Discoverybased learning 2.0: Are we there yet? Symposium presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Shaban, Y. & Wilkerson, M. H. (2016). Looking beyond cues in understanding the coconstruction of epistemological framing during interviews: A case study. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Walkoe, J., Wilkerson, M. H., & Elby, A. (2016). Technologymediated teacher noticing: A goal for classroom practice, tool design, and professional development. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
2015
Articles
WilkersonJerde, M. H., Wagh, A. & Wilensky, U. (2015). Balancing curricular and pedagogical needs in computational construction kits: Lessons from the DeltaTick project. Science Education, 99(3), 465499. doi: 10.1002/sce.21157 [PDF][Wiley]
WilkersonJerde, M. H. & Wilensky, U. (2015). Patterns, probabilities, and people: Making sense of quantitative change in complex systems. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 24(2), 204251. doi: 10.1080/10508406.2014.976647 [PDF][Taylor & Francis]
WilkersonJerde, M. H., Gravel, B. E., & Macrander, C. A.* (2015). Exploring shifts in middle school learners’ modeling activity while generating drawings, animations, and simulations of molecular diffusion. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 24(23), 204251. doi: 10.1007/s1095601494975. [PDF][Springer]
WilkersonJerde, M. H. (2015). Open peer commentary: Locating the learner in collaborative constructionist design. Constructivist Foundations, 10(3), 315316. [PDF][Univ. of Vienna]
Presentations
WilkersonJerde, M. H., Gravel, B. E., Andrews, C.*, & Shaban, Y.* (2015). Teacher attention and pedagogical goals in a computational modelingfocused professional development workshop. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL, April 1620.
WilkersonJerde, M. H., & Gravel, B. E. (2015). Mapping the influence of participant groups and contexts in participatory designbased research. To be presented as part of S. Grover (Org.), Designbased research for the learning sciences: A coming of age?. Symposium presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL, April 1620.
WilkersonJerde, M. H. (2015). Stories of our city: Coordinating youths’ mathematical, representational, and community knowledge through data visualization design. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL, April 1620.
WilkersonJerde, M. H. & Head, E. (2015). Designing data visualizations to promote mathematics learning and identity development. Brief Research Report presented at the 2015 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Presession, Boston, MA, April 15.
2014
Articles
Bautista, A., WilkersonJerde, M. H., Tobin, R., & Brizuela, B. M. (2014). Mathematics teachers’ ideas about mathematical models: A diverse landscape. PNA, 9(1). doi: 10481/33231. [HTML]
WilkersonJerde, M. H. (2014). Construction, categorization, and consensus: student generated computational artifacts as a context for disciplinary reflection. Educational Technology Research & Development, 62(1), 99121. doi: 10.1007/s1142301393270. [PDF][Springer]
Presentations
WilkersonJerde, M. H., Gravel, B. & Macrander, C. (2014). Exploring shifts in middle school learners’ modeling activity while drawing, animating, and simulating molecular diffusion. Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
2013 and earlier
Articles
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). How do mathematicians learn math?: Resources and acts for constructing and understanding mathematics. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 78(1), 2143. doi: 10.1007/s1064901193065. [Springer]
Stonedahl, F., WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). MAgICS: Toward a multiagent introduction to computer science. In M. Beer, M. Fasli, and D. Richards (Eds.) MultiAgent Systems for Education and Interactive Entertainment: Design, Use and Experience. IGI Global. pp. 125. [Google Books]
Wilkerson, M. (2009). Computer Math Snapshots. Agents with attitude: Exploring coombs unfolding technique. International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning, 14(1), p. 51. doi: 10.1007/s1075800891426. [Springer]
Proceedings
WilkersonJerde, M., Gravel, B. & Macrander, C. (2013). SiMSAM: An integrated toolkit to bridge student, scientific, and mathematical ideas using computational media. In Proceedings of the International Conference of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2013) (Vol. 2, pp. 379381). Madison, WI, USA.
Bautista, A., WilkersonJerde, M. H., Tobin, R., & Brizuela, B. M. (2013). Diversity in middle school mathematics teachers’ ideas about mathematical models: The role of educational background. In Proceedings of the 8th Congress on of European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME 8). Antalya, Turkey.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Maldonis, J. (2012). Toward a data expression toolkit: Identifying the elements of a dynamic representational competence in young learners. In Proceedings of Constructionism 2012.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). Designed and emergent pedagogical supports for coordinating quantitative and agentbased descriptions of complex dynamic systems. In Proceedings of PMENA 2011.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Seeing Change in the World from Different Levels: Understanding the Mathematics of Complex Systems. In M. Jacobson (Org.), U. Wilensky (Chair), and Peter Reimann (Discussant), Learning about Complexity and Beyond: Theoretical and Methodological Implications for the Learning Sciences. In K. Gomez & J. Radinsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (Vol 2, pp. 187194). Chicago, IL, Jun 29Jul 2.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). NetLogo HotLink Replay: A Tool for Exploring, Analyzing and Interpreting Mathematical Change in Complex Systems. In K. Gomez & J. Radinsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010) (Vol 2, pp. 374375). Chicago, IL, Jun 29 – Jul 2.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Restructuring change, interpreting changes: The deltatick modeling and analysis toolkit. In Proceedings of Constructionism 2010 (p. 97), Paris, France.
Stonedahl, F., WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). Reconceiving introductory computer science curricula through agent based modeling. In Proceedings of the AAMAS 2009 Workshop on Educational Uses of MultiAgent Systems (EduMAS ’09) (pp. 6370). Budapest, Hungary.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). Understanding proof: Tracking experts’ developing understanding of an unfamiliar proof. In Proceedings of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction Study 19 (ICMI 19), Proof and proving in mathematics education (Vol. 2, pp. 268274). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). DeltaTick: Applying Calculus to the Real World through Behavioral Modeling. In Proceedings of the Models in Developing Mathematics Education Conference, September 1117, 2009. Conference Travel Award.
Wilkerson, M. & Wilensky, U. (2008). How Do Mathematicians Learn Mathematics? In Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the PME 32 and PMENA XXX (Vol. 4, pp. 409416). Morelia, Mexico: PME.
Wilkerson, M., Sengupta, P., & Wilensky, U. (2008). Perceptual supports for sensemaking: A case study using multi agent based computational learning environments. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2008) (Vol. 3, pp. 151152). Utrecht, The Netherlands: ICLS.
Denning, T., Griswold, W. G., Simon, B. & Wilkerson, M. (2006). Multimodal communication in the classroom: What does it mean for us? In SIGCSE ’06: Proceedings of the 37th SIGCSE technical symposium on computer science education(pp. 219223). Houston, TX, USA: ACM Press. [ACM]
Wilkerson, M., Griswold, W. G. & Simon, B. (2005). Ubiquitous presenter: Increasing student access and control in a digital lecturing environment. In SIGCSE ’05: Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE technical symposium on computer science education(pp. 116120). St. Louis, MO, USA: ACM Press. [ACM]
Presentations
WilkersonJerde, M. & Maldonis, J. (2013). Patterns in students’ processes for representing quantitative change across multiple scenarios with multiple media. Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Maldonis, J. & WilkersonJerde, M. (2013). Middle school students’ representations of quantitative change over time in simple, complex, and statistical situations. Presented at AERA 2013.
Macrander, C., WilkersonJerde, M. & Gravel, B. (2013). Nested framings and the pursuit of authentic scientific inquiry. Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society.
WilkersonJerde, M. (2012). The Category Creator: An Interactive Online Gallery for Bridging StudentGenerated Artifacts and WholeClassroom Reflection. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of AERA, Vancouver, BC.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). Designing for multiple access points to powerful mathematics. In Veeragoudar Harrell, S. & WilkersonJerde, M. (Chairs), WilkersonJerde, M. & Veeragoudar Harrell, S. (Orgs.) & C. Lee (Disc.), Rethinking STEM Content, Access, and Agency for Broad Participation: A Designer/Practitioner Dialogue. Symposium conducted at AERA 2011, New Orleans, LA.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). New tools for modeling quantitative variation in complex systems: A design and preliminary classroom study. Paper presented at AERA 2011, New Orleans, LA.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Deltatick: Using agentbased modeling to learn the calculus of complex systems. In U. Wilensky (Chair). Small Steps for Agents… Giant Steps for Students?: Learning with AgentBased Modeling. InProceedings of Constructionism 2010. Paris, France, Aug 16 – Aug 20.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Qualitative Calculus of Systems: Exploring Students’ Understanding of Rate of Change and Accumulation in Multiagent Systems. Paper presented at AERA 2010, Denver, CO, April 30 – May 4. SIGLS/ATL Best Student Paper Award.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Reflected abstraction and knowledge reconstruction in expertise: Tracking mathematicians sensemaking around unfamiliar mathematical ideas. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society (JPS 2010), St Louis, MO, June 35.
WilkersonJerde, M., Jacobs, A., & Wilensky, U. (2009). Getting the whole picture: Tracking expert learning over time with networks. Presented at the Annual Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems Complexity Conference, September 2. Best Student Poster Award.
Jacobs, A., WilkersonJerde, M., Sengupta, P., & Wilensky, U. (2009). When does 3D visualization work?: In search of design principles for threedimensional visuospatial agentbased models. Student poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division (AAASSWARM), March 29, 2009.
WilkersonJerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). Complementarity in equational and agentbased models: A pedagogical perspective. In M. Jacobson (Org.), Complexity, Learning, and Research: Under the Microscope, New Kinds of Microscopes, and Seeing Differently. Paper presented at AERA 2009, San Diego, CA, April 1317.
Wilkerson, M. & Wilensky, U. (2008). Embedding environments as a mechanism for mathematical reasoning: An expert study. Paper presented at AERA 2008, New York, NY, March 2428.
Sengupta, P., Wilkerson, M. & Wilensky, U. (2007). On the relationship between spatial knowledge and learning electricity: Comparative case studies of students using 2D and 3D emergent, computational learning environments. Paper presented at AERA 2007, Chicago, IL, April 913.
Wilkerson, M. (2004). Knot theory fashion: Brunnian style, infinite possibilities. Presented at Student Poster Session, Southern California & Nevada Section of the Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, March 2004. Best Student Poster Award.