Barba Patton

Barba Patton,

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

 

Education

Ed.D., University of Houston-Victoria, 1992
M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria, 1982
B.S. in education, University of Houston-Victoria, 1976
A.A., Victoria College, 1975

Published Research

“Lesson Plans and the Teacher Candidate: Is the Internet Helping or Hindering?,” National Social Science Association Journal. 2009

“Personality Learning Style Preferences and Student Achievement in Online University Learning Environments,” National Social Science Association Journal. 2009

“Take the Abstract out of Picto-Graphs: Stack and Count Method,” Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 2009

“Picto-graphs: Count the Stack Method,” Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 2009

 

Current Scholarly Projects

Striving to Meet the Challenges of Reading Math (submitted)

A Picture may be Worth 1,000 Words but not Worth Anything if you Cannot Interrupt It: Facing the Challenge of Reading Math (submitted)

A Diagnostic Approach to Algebraic Thinking: Guess my Number Problems (submitted)

Are You (the Instructor) a Dream Come True or a Nightmare? (submitted)

Getting it all In (submitted)

Scientific Notation (submitted)

Mathematics and Science Notebooks (submitted)

Analysis of Errors in Fractions and Suggestions for Remediation

Teacher Candidates: A Look at Their Fraction Misconceptions

The Comparisons of Teaching and Evaluations in U.S. Kindergarten Classrooms Among Inner-Cities, Suburban and Rural Areas

Facing the Challenges of Reading Math

Definition Learning

Functions

Pythagoras Theorem. Let Them see the Proof.

Measuring my Soap Boat: A Comparison of Measuring Skills

 

Presentations

 “Striving to Meet the Challenges of Reading Math,” North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Atlanta, Ga.

“Mathematics/Science Notebooks: Perceptions of Teacher Candidates,” National Social Sciences. Las Vegas, Nev. 2009

“Math 101: Potpourri of Activities for the Preservice or Professional Young EC-6 Teacher AMTE-TE Strand.” Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teacher. Houston, Texas. 2009

“Green Math: Environmentally Correct Manipulatives.” Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching. Houston, Texas. 2009

“Math Goes Green: Environmentally Correct Path to Math Concepts.” TODOS strand at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching. Houston, Texas. 2009

State Board of Directors Presentation. Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching. Houston, Texas. 2009

“Are You a Parent’s Dream or a Nightmare?” Center Education Development, Evaluation and Development Conference. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas. 2009

“Elementary Science Student Achievement as Measured with by the National Assessment of Educational Progress and Statistical Significant Differences When Correlated with Ethnicity, Gender and Socio Factors in the Southern Region of the United States.” Center Education Development, Evaluation and Development Conference, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas. 2009