Peter Sullivan

Emeritus Prof

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2019

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Supporting teachers in improving their knowledge of mathematics

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

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2017

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.

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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.

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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.

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2016

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.

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2015

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.

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2014

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.

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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.

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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.

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2013

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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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Important ideas in mathematics: What are they and where do you get them?

Clarke, D. M., Clarke, D. & Sullivan, P. A., 2012, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 17, 3, p. 13 - 18 6 p.

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Reasoning in the Australian Curriculum: Understanding its meaning and using the relevant language

Clarke, D. M., Clarke, D. & Sullivan, P. A., 2012, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 17, 3, p. 28 - 32 5 p.

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Teacher decisions about planning and assessment in primary mathematics

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. & Clarke, D. M., 2012, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 17, 3, p. 20 - 23 4 p.

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Teachers' planning processes: Seeking insights from Australian teachers

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. M., Albright, J. J., Clarke, D., Farrell, L. E., Freebody, P. R., Gerrard, J. & Michels, D., 2012, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 17, 3, p. 4 - 8 5 p.

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2011

Learning to measure length in the first three years of school

McDonough, A. & Sullivan, P., 2011, In : Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 36, 3, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

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Professor's page

Sullivan, P., 2011, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 16, 4, p. 17 - 18 2 p.

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2010

Good learning = a good life: Mathematics transformation in remote indigenous communities

Zevenbergen, R., Grootenboer, P. & Sullivan, P., 2010, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 45, 1, p. 131 - 143 13 p.

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2009

Converting mathematics tasks to learning opportunities: An important aspect of knowledge for mathematics teaching

Sullivan, P. A., Clarke, D. M. & Clarke, B. A., 2009, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 21, 1, p. 85 - 105 21 p.

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Exploring open-ended tasks as teacher learning

Sullivan, P. A., Griffioen, M., Gray, H. & Powers, C., 2009, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 14, 2, p. 4 - 9 6 p.

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Ideas for teaching place value

Sullivan, P. A. & Millsom, J., 2009, In : Prime Number. 24, 2, p. 16 - 17 2 p.

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Junior secondary students' perceptions of influences on their engagement with schooling

Sullivan, P. A., Mornane, A., Prain, V. R., Campbell, C., Deed, C. G., Drane, S. E., Faulkner, M., McDonough, A. M. & Smith, C. J., 2009, In : Australian Journal of Education. 53, 2, p. 176 - 191 16 p.

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Knowing where you are going helps you know how to get there

Sullivan, P. A., Youdale, R. & Zevenbergen, R. L., 2009, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 14, 4, p. 4 - 10 7 p.

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Leaders of mathematics: A critical role in teaching and learning

Sullivan, P. A., 2009, In : Learning Matters. 14, 1, p. 52 - 54 3 p.

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Linking research results on place value and teaching

Sullivan, P. A. & Millsom, J., 2009, In : Prime Number. 24, 1, p. 3 - 6 4 p.

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2007

Assessing and teaching children who have difficulty learning arithmetic

Gervasoni, A. & Sullivan, P., 2007, In : Educational & Child Psychology. 24, 2, p. 40-53 14 p.

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2006

Perhaps the decision of some students not to engage in learning mathematics in school is deliberate

Sullivan, P. A., Tobias, S. & McDonough, A., 2006, In : Educational Studies in Mathematics. 62, p. 81 - 99 19 p.

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Teacher actions to maximize mathematics learning opportunities in heterogeneous classrooms

Sullivan, P. A., Mousley, J. & Zevenbergen, R. L., 2006, In : International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. 4, p. 117 - 143 27 p.

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2005

Increasing access to mathematical thinking

Sullivan, P. A., Mousley, J. & Zevenbergen, R. L., 2005, In : The Australian Mathematical Society Gazette. 32, 2, p. 105 - 109 5 p.

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Using a schematic model to represent influences on, and relationship between, teachers' problem-solving beliefs and practices

Anderson, J., White, P. & Sullivan, P. A., 2005, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 17, 2, p. 9 - 38 30 p.

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2003

Incorporating knowledge of, and beliefs about, mathematics and teacher education

Sullivan, P. A., 2003, In : Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education. 6, p. 293 - 296 4 p.

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The contexts of mathematics tasks and the context of the classroom: are we including all students?

Sullivan, P. A., Zevenbergen, R. L. & Mousley, J., 2003, In : Mathematics Education Research Journal. 15, 2, p. 107 - 121 15 p.

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2002

Editorial: using the study of practice as a learning strategy within matematics teacher education programs

Sullivan, P. A., 2002, In : Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education. 5, p. 289 - 292 4 p.

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