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oulos,  Kotsopoulos, D., Makosz, S., Zambrzycka, J., & McCarthy, K. (accepted). The effects of different pedagogical approaches on the learning of length measurement in kindergarten. Early Childhood Education Journal.            

            Kotsopoulos, D., Lee, J., Cordy, M., & Bruyns, S., (2014). Electronic portfolios in grades one, two, and three: A cautionary tale. Technology, Pedagogy and Education. DOI. 10.1080/1475939X.2014.961952.

            Kotsopoulos, D., & Lee, J. (2014). Let's talk about math: The LittleCounters approach to early math. Brookes Publishing, Co.

Kotsopoulos, D., Cordy, M., Langemeyer, M., & Khattack, L. (2014). How do children draw, describe, and gesture about motion? In J. L. Polman, E. A. Kyza, D. K. O'Neill, I. Tabak, W. R. Penuel, A.S. Jurow, . . .  L. D'Amico (Eds.), proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences: Vol. 3 (pp. 1521-1522), Boulder, Colorado: University of Denver at Boulder.[Available at here.]

Lee, J., Kotsopoulos, D., Tumber, A., & Makosz, S. (2014). Gesturing about number sense. Journal of Early Childhood Research. DOI. 10.1177/1476718X13510914.

Kotsopoulos, D., Weatherby, C., Woolford, D., & Khattak, L. (2014). Supporting success in post-secondary mathematics education: A cross-sectional institutional analysis. Presentation at the Integrated and Engaged Learning Conference 2014, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.

            Kotsopoulos, D. (2013). The case of Mitchell's cube: Interactive and reflexive positioning during collaborative learning in mathematics. Mind, Culture, and Activity: An International Journal. DOI: 10.1080/10749039.2013.790905.

            Kotsopoulos, D., & Lee, J. (2013). What are the development enhancing features of mathematical play? An Leanbh Og: The OMEP Ireland Journal of Early Childhood, 7, 46-78.

            Buzza, D. Kotsopoulos, D., Mueller, J., & Johnston, M. (2013). Exploring the relationship between self-regulated learning and reflection in teacher education. Journal of Teaching and Learning, 9(1), 1-12.

             Kotsopoulos, D. & Lee, J. (2012). A naturalistic study of executive function and mathematical problem-solving. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 31(2), 196-208.

            Kotsopoulos, D., & Lee, J. (2012). An analysis of math congress in an eighth grade classroom. Mathematical Thinking and learning, 14(3), 181-198.

            Kotsopoulos, D., Mueller, J., & Buzza, D. (2012). Pre-service teacher research: Early acculturation into a research disposition. Journal of Education for Teaching, 38(1), 28-36.

Lee, J., Kotsopoulos, D., & Stordy, C. A. (2012). Mathematically-relevant input during play of a caregiver with a visual impairment and her toddler. International Journal of Early Childhood, 44(1), 71-90.

Kotsopoulos, D., Lee, J., & Heide. D. ( 2011). A pair-wise analysis of the cognitive demand levels of mathematical tasks used during classroom instruction and those assigned for homework. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 11(4), 348-364.

Kotsopoulos, D. (2010). When collaborative is not collaborative: Supporting peer learning through self-surveillance. International Journal of Educational Research, 49, 129-140.

Kotsopoulos, D. (2010). An analysis of talking aloud during peer collaborations. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 8(6), 1049-1070.

Buzza, D., Kotsopoulos, D., Mueller, J., & Johnston, M. (2010). Investigating a professional development school model of teacher education in Canada. McGill Journal of Education, 45(1), 45-62.

Kotsopoulos, D., Lee, J., & Heide, D. (2010). Investigating mathematical cognition using distinctive features of mathematical discourse, International Journal of Mathematics Education Research, 2, 138-162.

Kotsopoulos, D., & Cordy, M. (2009). Investigating imagination as a cognitive space for learning mathematics. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 70(3), 259-274.

Gadanidis, G. & Kotsopoulos, D. (2009). "This is how we do this and this is the way it is."  Factors affecting teachers' choice of mathematical compass. For the Learning of Mathematics.

Kotsopoulos, D. & Lavigne, S. (2008). Examining “mathematics for teaching” through an analysis of teachers’ perceptions of student “learning paths.” International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 3(1), 1-23.

Kotsopoulos, D. (2008). Beyond teachers’ sight lines: Using video modeling to examine the peer discourse. Mathematics Teacher. 101(6), 468-472.

Kotsopoulos, D. (2007). Unraveling student challenges with quadratics: A cognitive approach. The Australian Mathematics Teacher, 63(2), 19-24.

Kotsopoulos, D. & Lavigne, S. (2007). What is water pressure? Reflecting on a grade 10 academic performance task. Ontario Mathematics Gazette, 45(3), 25-28.

Kotsopoulos, D. (2007). Mathematics discourse: “It sounds like hearing a foreign language.” Mathematics Teacher, 101(4), 301-305.

Kotsopoulos, D. (2006). Researching linguistic discrimination. For the Learning of Mathematics, 26(3), 21-22.

Kotsopoulos, D., & Taylor, S. (2004). Appropriating the discourse of language in mathematics education. International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, Volume 4. (ISSN 1447-9532 (print). ISSN 1447-9583 (online).

Kotsopoulos, D. (2004). Literacy across the curriculum: Myth, mystery or bi-literacy? The Case of Mathematics Education. TESOL: The Bilingual Basics, 2(6), 1-6.