Peter Sullivan

Emeritus Prof

20012022
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2020
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2019

Changing teacher practices while teaching with challenging tasks

Bobis, J., Downton, A., Hughes, S., Livy, S., McCormick, M., Russo, J. & Sullivan, P., 2019, Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Graven, M., Venkat, H., Essien, A. A. & Vale, P. (eds.). 1st ed. Pretoria South Africa: International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 2. p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Exploring an innovative approach to teaching mathematics through the use of challenging tasks: a New Zealand perspective

Ingram, N., Holmes, M., Linsell, C., Livy, S., McCormick, M. & Sullivan, P., Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exploring spatial reasoning in the early years: effective pedagogical approaches

Livy, S., Bobis, J., Downton, A., Hughes, S., McCormick, M., Russo, J. & Sullivan, P., Jun 2019, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 24, 2, p. 26-32 7 p.

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Teaching with challenging tasks in the first years of school: what are the obstacles and how can teachers overcome them?

Russo, J., Bobis, J., Downton, A., Hughes, S., Livy, S., McCormick, M. & Sullivan, P., Mar 2019, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 24, 1, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

2018

Challenging tasks lead to productive struggle!

Livy, S., Muir, T. & Sullivan, P., 2018, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 23, 1, p. 14-19 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Curriculum documentation and the development of effective sequences of learning experiences

Bobis, J., Downton, A., Hughes, S., Livy, S., McCormick, M., Russo, J. & Sullivan, P., 2018, ICMI Study 24 Conference Proceedings: School Mathematics Curriculum Reforms: Challenges, Changes and Opportunities. Shimizu, Y. & Vithal, R. (eds.). Berlin Germany: International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI), p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

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Shopping for shoes: teaching students to apply and interpret mathematics in the real world

Sawatzki, C. & Sullivan, P., Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. 16, 7, p. 1355-1373 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Supporting teachers in improving their knowledge of mathematics

Sullivan, P., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Mathematical Behavior. 51, p. 161-166 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2017

Describing the Mathematical Intentions of Early Learning Childhood Experiences

Sullivan, P. A., Gervasoni, A. & Phillipson, S., 2017, Engaging Families as Children's First Mathematics Educators. Springer, p. 17-32 16 p.

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Engaging Families as Children's First Mathematics Educators

Phillipson, S. (ed.), Gervasoni, A. (ed.) & Sullivan, P. A. (ed.), 2017, Springer. 261 p.

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Engaging families as the first mathematics educators of children

Phillipson, S., Sullivan, P. A. & Gervasoni, A., 2017, Engaging Families as Children's First Mathematics Educators. Springer, p. 3-14 12 p.

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Insights for engaging families as the first mathematics educators of children

Gervasoni, A., Phillipson, S. & Sullivan, P. A., 2017, Engaging Families as Children's First Mathematics Educators. Springer, p. 249-261 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Parental Perceptions of Access to Capitals and Early Mathematical Learning: Some Early Insights from Numeracy@Home Project

Phillipson, S., Richards, G. N. & Sullivan, P. A., 2017, Engaging Families as Children's First Mathematics Educators. Phillipson, S., Gervasoni, A. & Sullivan, P. (eds.). Springer, p. 127-145 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Playgroups as sites for parental education

McLean, K., Edwards, S., Evangelou, M., Skouteris, H., Harrison, L. J., Hemphill, S. A., Sullivan, P. & Lambert, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Early Childhood Research. 15, 3, p. 227-237 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Short activity - Dynamic counting: A suggestion for developing flexibility with counting and place value

Sullivan, P. & Russo, J., 2017, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 22, 3, p. 22 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Teachers' perceptions of financial literacy and the implications for professional learning

Sawatzki, C. & Sullivan, P. A., 2017, In : Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 42, 5, p. 51-65 15 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2016

A highly capable Year 6 student's response to a challenging mathematical task

Livy, S., Holmes, M., Ingram, N., Linsell, C. & Sullivan, P. A., 2016, p. 665-669.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherOther

Exploring a structure for mathematics lessons that initiate learning by activating cognition on challenging tasks

Sullivan, P., Borcek, C., Walker, N. & Rennie, M., 1 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Mathematical Behavior. 41, p. 159-170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Perceptions of challenging tasks and achievement by New Zealand students

Linsell, C., Holmes, M., Ingram, N., Livy, S. & Sullivan, P. A., 2016, p. 661-665.

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The intent and processes of a professional learning initiative seeking to foster discussion around innovative approaches to teaching

Sullivan, P. A., Holmes, M., Ingram, N., Linsell, C., Livy, S. & McCormick, M., 2016, p. 669-673.

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2015

Maximising opportunities in mathematics for all students: addressing within-school and within-class differences

Sullivan, P. A., 2015, Diversity in Mathematics Education. Towards Inclusive Practices. Bishop, A., Tan, H. & Barkatsas, T. N. (eds.). The Netherlands: Springer, p. 239 - 253 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Researching the role of the teacher in creating socially productive classrooms that facilitate mathematics learning

Sullivan, P. A., 2015, Shifts in the Field of Mathematics Education. Stephen Lerman and the turn to the social. Gates, P. & Jorgensen, R. (eds.). The Netherlands: Springer, p. 121 - 136 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Supporting teachers in structuring mathematics lessons involving challenging tasks

Sullivan, P. A., Askew, M., Cheeseman, J., Clarke, D. M., Mornane, A., Roche, A. & Walker, N., 2015, In : Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education. 18, 2, p. 123 - 140 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The challenge of reporting research to inform the creation of inclusive mathematics learning environments

Sullivan, P. A., 2015, Diversity in Mathematics Education. Towards Inclusive Practices. Bishop, A., Tan, H. & Barkatsas, T. N. (eds.). The Netherlands: Springer, p. 3 - 15 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2014

Creating a classroom culture that encourages students to persist on cognitively demanding tasks

Clarke, D. M., Roche, A., Sullivan, P. A. & Cheeseman, J., 2014, Using Research to Improve Instruction. Karp, K. (ed.). USA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Encouraging students to persist when working on challenging tasks: some insights from teachers

Clarke, D. M., Roche, A., Cheeseman, J. & Sullivan, P. A., 2014, In : Australian Mathematics Teacher. 70, 1, p. 3 - 11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exploring teachers' use of, and students' reactions to, challenging mathematics tasks

Sullivan, P. & Mornane, A., 2014, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 26, 2, p. 193-213 21 p.

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Primary teachers' written unit plans in mathematics and their perceptions of essential elements of these

Roche, A., Clarke, D. M., Clarke, D. J. & Sullivan, P. A., 2014, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 26, 4, p. 853 - 870 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Revalidation - What is the problem and what are the possible solutions?

Sullivan, P. A., 2014, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 200, 9, p. 521 - 521 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Seeking insights into young children's beliefs about mathematics and learning

McDonough, A. M. & Sullivan, P. A., 2014, In : Educational Studies in Mathematics. 87, 3, p. 279 - 296 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Students' willingness to engage with mathematical challenges: Implications for classroom pedagogies

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. M., Cheeseman, J., Mornane, A., Roche, A., Sawatzki, C. & Walker, N., 2014, Curriculum in Focus: Research Guided Practice: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. Anderson, J., Cavanagh, M. & Prescott, A. (eds.). Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, p. 597 - 604 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2013

Building confidence and fostering engagement in Aboriginal learners

Sullivan, P. A. & van Riel, N., 2013, Pedagogies to Enhance Learning for Indigenous Students: Evidence-based Practice. Jorgensen, R., Sullivan, P. & Grootenboer, P. (eds.). 1 ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer, p. 139 - 153 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Classroom culture, challenging mathematical tasks and student persistence

Sullivan, P. A., Aulert, A., Lehmann, A., Hislop, B., Shepherd, O. & Stubbs, A., 2013, Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. Steinle, V., Ball, L. & Bardini, C. (eds.). Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, p. 618 - 625 8 p.

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Fostering the transition from additive to multiplicative thinking

Downton, A. P. & Sullivan, P. A., 2013, Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education: Mathematics Learning Across the Life Span. Lindmeier, A. M. & Heinze, A. (eds.). Germany: International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, p. 241 - 248 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Pedagogies to enhance learning for indigenous students: Evidence-based practice

Jorgensen, R. (ed.), Sullivan, P. (ed.) & Grootenboer, P. (ed.), 1 Oct 2013, Springer-Verlag London Ltd. 221 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Processes and priorities in planning mathematics teaching

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D., Clarke, D. M., Farrell, L. E. & Gerrard, J., 2013, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 25, 4, p. 457 - 480 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Remote indigenous students' understandings of measurement

Grootenboer, P. & Sullivan, P. A., 2013, In : International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. 11, 1, p. 169 - 189 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Researching the creation of a national curriculum from systems to classrooms

Gerrard, J., Albright, J. J., Clarke, D. J., Clarke, D. M., Farrell, L. E., Freebody, P. R. & Sullivan, P. A., 2013, In : Australian Journal of Education. 57, 1, p. 60 - 73 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Strategies for encouraging students to persist on challenging tasks: Some insights from work in classrooms

Roche, A., Clarke, D. M., Sullivan, P. A. & Cheeseman, J., 2013, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 18, 4, p. 27 - 32 6 p.

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Teacher planning processes and implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics

Sullivan, P. A., Beswick, K. (ed.), Clarke, D. & Clarke, D. M., 2013, p. 5 - 5. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Teachers' decisions about mathematics tasks when planning

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. J., Clarke, D. M. & Roche, A., 2013, Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. Steinle, V., Ball, L. & Bardini, C. (eds.). Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, p. 626 - 633 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Teaching with Tasks for Effective Mathematics Learning

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. M. & Clarke, B. A., 1 Jan 2013, 1 ed. New York NY USA: Springer. 206 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Transposing reform pedagogy into new contexts: complex instruction in remote Australia

Sullivan, P. A., Jorgensen, R., Boaler, J. & Lerman, S., 2013, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 25, 1, p. 173 - 184 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Choosing tasks to match the content you are wanting to teach

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. & Clarke, D. M., 2012, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 17, 3, p. 24 - 27 4 p.

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Exploring elements of a hypothetical model of mathematics teacher planning

Sullivan, P. A., Wright, J. (ed.), Clarke, D. & Clarke, D. M., 2012, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

How do mathematics teachers decide what to teach?

Clarke, D., Clarke, D. M. & Sullivan, P. A., 2012, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 17, 3, p. 9 - 12 4 p.

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