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Newton, K. J. & Star, J.R., Lynch, K. (in press). Exploring the development of flexibility in struggling algebra students. Mathematical Thinking and Learning.
Newton, K. J. (in press). Sweetest chocolate milk. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
Star, J. R., & Newton, K. J. (2009). The nature and development of experts' strategy flexibility for solving equations. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 41, 557-567.
Newton, K. J. (2009). Instructional practices related to prospective elementary school teachers' motivation for fractions. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 12(2), 89-109.
Newton, K. J. (2008). An extensive analysis of preservice teachers' knowledge of fractions. American Educational Research Journal, 45(4), 1080-1110.
Jones, K. K., & Byrnes, J. P. (2006). Characteristics of students who benefit from high-quality mathematics instruction. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 31, 328-343.
Co-Principal Investigator with Kenneth R. Koedinger, Improving students' skill at solving equations through better encoding of algebraic concepts. Grant funded by the Department of Education, 2010-2013. Principal Investigator: Julie Booth ($1,048,204).
Co-Principal Investigator with Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Helping teachers to use and students to learn from contrasting examples: A scale-up study in Algebra I. Grant funded by the National Science Foundation, 2008 -2013. Principal Investigator: Jon R. Star ($2,006,604).
Co-Principal Investigator with Diane Jass Ketelhut, e=mc2: Educating middle-grade teachers for challenging contexts. Program funded by the Department of Education, 2007-2012. Principal Investigator: Kent McGuire ($3,014,360).