Dr. Laurie Burton
Professor
Mathematics Department
Western Oregon University

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Publications


Texts and Materials

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach, Bennett, Burton and Nelson, Eighth Edition--2010, Ninth Edtion--2012, McGraw Hill

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach, Bennett, Burton and Nelson, Seventh Edition--2007, Eighth Edition--2010, Ninth Edtion--2012, McGraw Hill

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, Geometer Sketchpad Activities, Burton, McGraw Hill, 2010

Resources for Preparing Middle School Mathematics Teachers, edited by Cheryl Beaver, Laurie Burton, Maria Fung, and Klay Kruczek, The Mathematical Association of America Notes Series, 2013

Visual Algebra for College Students, Laurie Burton, Student and Instructor Materials



Journal Articles

"Visual College Algebra for Teachers", Laurie J. Burton and Klay T. Kruczek, Resources for Preparing Middle School Mathematics Teachers, edited by Cheryl Beaver, Laurie Burton, Maria Fung, and Klay Kruczek, The Mathematical Association of America Notes Series, 2013

"Secret Codes with Direct Substitution," Burton, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, October 2006

"Secret Codes with Simple Shift and Affine Ciphers," Burton, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, March 2006

"Course Reform at Western Oregon University: A Success Story for K - 8 Mathematics Teacher Training," Burton and Fung, "Preparing Future Science and Mathematics Teachers: Faculty Write About CEPT Innovations on Campuses Today," Science Math Resource Center Monograph, Montana State University, September, 2005

"Bridging the Gap: A Mathematician's Challenge, Preparation for the Mathematical Education of K - 8 Teachers," Burton, Mathematical Association of America FOCUS, May/June, 2003

"Secret Codes with the Rail Fence Cipher Method," Burton, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, March 2003

"Secret Codes with the Polybius' Checkerboard," Burton, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, January 2003

"Math Art Posters," Burton, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, September 2002

"Active Learning in Abstract Algebra: An Arsenal of Techniques," Burton, Belcastro and McDermott, Editors: Allen Hibbard and Ellen Maycock-Parker, Contributed paper for Innovations in Teaching Abstract Algebra in the Mathematical Association of America's Notes Series, Spring 2002

"Five Project NExT Fellows Extol Their Experiences," Burton under the umbrella authorship of Joe Gallian, Mathematical Association of America FOCUS, January 1999



Web Publications

"Preparing Middle Level Mathematics Teachers - A Collaboration of Three Universities," Burton and Enneking, Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, Fall 2001



Student Games (edited by Burton)

"Fractzee," Karner, Burnett, Brown and Richards, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, December 2006

"Fract it Up" Thornton, Baldwin, Laddsaw and Palmer, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, October 2006

"Spin to Win," Amaya, Santos, Montes and Shewell, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, December 2005

"Go Math History," Burton, Canaday, Gribskov, Heikila, Miller, Paylor, Sipprell, Stitt and Wiese, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, October 2005

"Denominating Dominoes," Adams, Russell, Rutherford, and Walkowiak, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, April 2005

"Fraction Pictionary ," Boone, Gardner, Sather, Alfsen, and Hensley, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, February 2005

"Fish'n for Chips," Knudsen, Sullivan, Kunders, McDaniel and Ebner, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, December 2004

"Breaking the Rod Relay," Holeman, Johnson, Franken, and Reynolds, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, October 200

"Go Fraction," Waugh, Gardner, Charles, Shaw and McDermott, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, September 2004

"Fractiontration," Schloeman, Lewis, Hargrove, Pantovich and Boorman, The Oregon Mathematics Teacher, September 2003



Conference Information and Resources

AMS/MAA Joint Winter Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 2008
Visual College Algebra for Middle School Teachers presentation for "Curriculum Materials for Preservice Middle School Mathematics Teachers".

AMS/MAA Joint Winter Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 2007
(JMM 2007) Content Courses for the Mathematical Education of Middle School Teachers

ORMATYC 2006
Visual Algebra Powerpoint
Visual Algebra Handout

AMS/MAA Joint Winter Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 2005
Visual College Algebra for Teachers: Burton and Fung Powerpoint
Adjusting Two Math Ed Courses to Deepen Understanding: Burton and Fung Powerpoint

ORMATYC 2003
Math Art Posters

NW Mathematics Conference 2002
Math Art Posters