EMC Instruments

Some instruments and assessments developed for the EMC Project are available for use by educators and researchers with permission. Click HERE to learn more.
 
December 15, 2010. "Construct Reliability and Validity of Selected EMC Instrumentation" (Yopp, Burroughs, Sutton, Swackhamer, Greenwood).
 

Papers

November 2014 (Under Review). "Influences of Coaching Knowledge on Teacher Change" (Yopp, Burroughs, Sutton, Greenwood).
 
June 2014. "A Look Inside Mathematics Coaching: Roles, Content, and Dynamics" (Mudzimiri, Burroughs, Luebeck, Sutton, Yopp). Education Policy Analysis Archives, 22(53), June 23, 2014, pp. 1-28.
 
Summer 2014. "Using Participant Responses to Video of Coaching Practice to Focus Mathematics Coaching Programs" (Yopp, Barlow, Sutton, Burroughs). NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 15(2), Summer 2014, 45-55.
 
April 2014. "Assessing Views of Coaching Via a Video-Based Tool" (Barlow, Burroughs, Harmon, Sutton, Yopp). ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 46(2), April 2014, pp. 227-238.
 
Fall 2011. "Coaching Knowledge: Domains and Definitions" (Sutton, Burroughs, Yopp). Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 13(2), Fall 2011, pp. 13-20.
 
February 2011. "How to Be a Wise Consumer of Coaching: Strategies Teachers Can Use to Maximize Coaching's Benefits" (Yopp, Burroughs, Luebeck, Heidema, Mitchell, Sutton). Journal of Staff Development, 32(1), February 2011, pp 50-53.
 

Technical Reports

December 2014. "Descriptive Statistics From Selected EMC Project Data" (Ward).
 
September 2014. "Analysis of the Coaching Knowledge Survey Using the 7-Point Scale" (Jesse, Sutton, Shtivelband).
 
March 2014. "Analysis of the Coaching Knowledge Survey: Evidence for Validation and Next Steps" (Jesse, Sutton, Linick).
 
October 2013. "Administrative Survey Brief" (Sutton, Burroughs, Yopp).
 
October 2011. "Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the ITC-COP Subscale" (Yopp, Burroughs, Sutton, Jesse, Greenwood).
 
March 1, 2011. "Preliminary Report: Impact of Participation in Examining Mathematics Coaching (EMC) in (K-8) Classrooms on Student Mathematics Achievement in Idaho" (Sutton, Burroughs, Yopp, Jesse, Freeman).
 
December 15, 2010. "Construct Reliability and Validity of Selected EMC Instrumentation" (Yopp, Burroughs, Sutton, Swackhamer, Greenwood).
 
November 4, 2009. "Defining Coaching Knowledge: The Results of a Modified Delphi Process" (Sutton, Burroughs, Yopp).
 

Conference Proceedings

August 2014. Greenwood, M., and Jesse, D. "Scoring and Then Analyzing or Analyzing While Scoring: An Application of GLMM to an Education Instrument Development and Analysis." American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings, Social Statistics Section.
 
October 2012. Burroughs, Elizabeth A., Yopp, David A., and Sutton, John T. "Cultivating Classroom Leadership: Research in Professional Development for Grades K-8 Mathematics Coaches." The Mentoring Institute Proceedings, University of New Mexico.
 
April 2012. Greenwood, M., Burroughs, E., Yopp, D., Higgs, M., and Sutton, J. "The Relationship Between Teacher Mathematics Knowledge and Teacher Practice." American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting Proceedings.
 

Presentations

September 26, 2014. "With State Academic Standards, Coaches Need Professional Development, Too!" (Sutton and Mitchell). Presentation at the Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference in Denver, Colo.
 
April 10, 2014. "Contributing to a Culture of Coaching for Numbers and Operations" (Sutton, Mitchell, Heidema). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference in New Orleans, La.
 
April 9, 2014. "Influences of Coaching Knowledge on Teacher Change" (Sutton and Yopp). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Research Conference in New Orleans, La.
 
April 9, 2014. "Supporting Mathematics Coaches in the Era of Common Core State Standards" (Mitchell, Sutton, Heidema, Yopp). Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference in New Orleans, La.
 
April 7, 2014. "Contributing to a Culture of Coaching for Mathematical Practices" (Sutton, Mitchell, Heidema). Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference in New Orleans, La.
 
February 8, 2014. "New Research in Mathematics Classroom Coaching" (Burroughs). Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference in Irvine, Calif.
 
October 24, 2013. "With Common Core Standards, Mathematics Coaches Need Professional Development, Too!" (Sutton, Mitchell, Heidema). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.
 
October 17, 2013. "Evaluating Research Projects: Different Perspectives and Actions" (Callow-Heusser and Sutton). Presentation at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference in Washington, D.C.
 
April 18, 2013. "Coaches Need Professional Development, Too!" (Mitchell, Heidema, Burroughs). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, Colo.
 
April 15, 2013. "Support for Coaches: Theoretically-Informed and Research-Based Practices for Content and Pedagogy" (Sutton, Mitchell, Heidema, Yopp). Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference in Denver, Colo.
 
October 25, 2012. "Research in Grades K-8 Mathematics Classroom Coaching" (Burroughs). Presentation at the Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Health, and Technology (MESHT) Learning Café and Speaker Series, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
 
October 24, 2012. "Cultivating Classroom Leadership: Research in Professional Development for Grades K-8 Mathematics Coaches" (Burroughs). Presentation at the 2012 Mentoring Institute, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
 
June 14, 2012. "Criteria for Coaching: An Observation Protocol" (Sutton and Yopp). Presentation at the National Science Foundation DRK-12 Annual Meeting in Arlington, Va.
 
April 26, 2012. "Impacts of Mathematics Coaching Knowledge on K-8 Teacher Practice" (Sutton and Heidema). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pa.
 
April 19, 2012. "Research and Impacts in K-8 Mathematics Coaching" (Yopp, Sutton, Heidema). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference, Research Pre-Session, in Philadelphia, Pa.
 
April 13, 2012. "The Relationship Between Teacher Mathematics Knowledge and Teacher Practice" (Greenwood and Burroughs). Presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
February 10, 2012. "Using Videos to Assess Coaching Knowledge" (Yopp, with Angela T. Barlow, Middle Tennessee State University). Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.
 
January 7, 2012. "Professional Development for Grades K-8 Mathematics Coaches" (Burroughs). Presentation at the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston, Mass.
 
October 28, 2011. "Becoming a Consumer of Mathematics Coaching: Expectations and Responsibilities" (Mitchell and Heidema). Presentation at the 2011 Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference in Denver, Colo.
 
October 20, 2011. "Becoming a Consumer of Coaching" (Burroughs). Presentation at the Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Annual Conference in Missoula, Mont.
 
August 3, 2011. "Examining How Teachers' MKT Explains Teaching Practice" (Burroughs). Presentation at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Annual Summer Meeting in Lexington, Ky.
 
April 13, 2011. "Developing and Supporting Consumers of Coaching: Expectations and Responsibilities" (Sutton, Burroughs, Heidema, Mitchell). Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Ind.
 
April 12, 2011. "Defining Coaching Knowledge for K-8 Mathematics Instructional Coaching" (Burroughs, Yopp, Sutton). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference, Research Pre-Session, in Indianapolis, Ind.
 
April 12, 2011. "Research in Grades K-8 Mathematics Instructional Coaching" (Burroughs, Yopp, Sutton). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference, Research Pre-Session, in Indianapolis, Ind.
 
April 11, 2011. "Research in Mathematics Instructional Coaching" (Yopp, Burroughs, Sutton). Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Ind.
 
April 10, 2011. "Examining Mathematics Coaching" (Sutton, Heidema, Mitchell). Presentation at the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM) Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Ind.
 
January 28, 2011. "Developing Consumers of Coaching" (Burroughs, Yopp, Sutton). Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference in Irvine, Calif.
 
January 28, 2011. "Research in Mathematics Instructional Coaching" (Burroughs, Yopp, Sutton). Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference in Irvine, Calif.
 
December 1, 2010. "How Can Coaching Knowledge Be Measured?" (Burroughs, Yopp, Sutton). Presentation at the National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 Program PI Meeting in Washington, D.C.
 
November 13, 2010. "Defining Domains of Coaching Knowledge Using a Modified Delphi Process" (Sutton). Presentation at the American Evaluation Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
 
October 8, 2010. "Developing Coaches -- Developing Teachers: Making Mathematics Accessible and Equitable" (Sutton). Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference in Denver, Colo.
 
September 20, 2010. "Becoming a Better Consumer of Mathematics Coaching: Expectations and Responsibilities" (Sutton). Presentation at the Nebraska Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference in Kearney, Neb.
 
April 19, 2010. "Examining Mathematics Coaching (EMC)" (Sutton, Heidema, Mitchell). Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Conference in San Diego, Calif.
 
April 18, 2010. "Examining Mathematics Coaching (EMC)" (Sutton, Heidema, Mitchell). Presentation at the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM) Conference in San Diego, Calif.
 
January 29, 2010. "A Mathematics Coaching Research Design" (Burroughs, Luebeck, Yopp). Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Annual Conference in Irvine, Calif.
 
November 9-10, 2009. "Examining Mathematics Coaching" (Yopp, Burroughs, Sutton). Poster presentation at The National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 Program meeting in Washington, D.C.
 

Training Materials

January 8, 2010. "Examining Mathematics Coaching." EMC general orientation for coaches, teachers, and administrators.
 
January 8, 2010. "Orientation for Coaches." EMC orientation for participating instructional coaches.

 

Selected Media Coverage

February 24, 2010. Lake County (MT) Leader article: "Math Coaching Coming to Charlo." VIEW
 
February 19, 2010. Helena (MT) Independent Record article: "East Helena Teachers Participate in National Research Study." VIEW
 
January 25, 2010. Aurora (CO) Sentinal article: "APS Math Teachers to Test Coaching Approach."
 
January 20, 2010. Aurora (CO) Public Schools press release: "Aurora Teachers Participate in National Research Study."
 
January 19, 2010. La Crosse (WI) Tribune article: "La Crosse Teachers to Get Math Coaching." VIEW
 
September 4, 2009. Montana State University press release: "MSU Math Researchers Receive $3.5 million Grant to Study Instructional Coaching." VIEW

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