Featured Publications

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On Bodies, Places, and Mathematical and STEM Literacies for Justice

Takeuchi, M.A. & Aquino Ishihara, V. (2021). Learning to assemble the hidden bodies: Embodied and emplaced mathematical literacy in transnational migrant activism. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 21(1), 103-124. https://doi.org/10.1080/10508406.2020.1820341 Full text available here Blog here Public talk here

Takeuchi, M. A., **Elhowari, R., & **Yuen, J. (2021). Embodied and emplaced mathematical literacy: A refugee family’s funds of knowledge toward regenerative farming. In D. Kollosche (Ed.), Exploring new ways to connect: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Mathematics Education and Society Conference (Vol. 1, pp. 235–238). Tredition. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5392987 Full text available here

Children are learning disciplinary knowledge of mathematics and sciences in the place that initially didn’t belong to Othered bodies.
Takeuchi, Elhowari, & Yuen (2021)

Takeuchi, M.A. (2020). Unveiling hidden epistemologies. In an invited special session on learning and identity: Imagining socio-political and ethical horizons of the learning sciences (with Kris Gutiérrez, Victoria Hand, Susan Jurow, José Lizarraga, Ananda Marin, Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Kalonji Nzinga, Pratim Sengupta, Jennifer Vadeboncoeur, Sepehr Vakil, and Shirin Vossoughi). At the International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2020.  Blog here Public talk here

Liu, S., & Takeuchi, M.A. (2020). Intellectual emancipation and embodiment in early mathematics learning. In Gresalfi, M. and Horn, I. S. (Eds.), The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) Volume 4 (pp. 2061-2068). Nashville, Tennessee: International Society of the Learning Sciences. Full text available here

Takeuchi, M.A. & Dadkhahfard, S. (2019). Rethinking bodies of learners through STEM education. In P. Sengupta., M-C. Shanahan., & B. Kim (Eds.). Critical, transdisciplinary and embodied approaches in STEM education (pp.199-216). New York, NY: Springer. Full text available here

Takeuchi, M. A. (2018). Power and identity in immigrant parents’ involvement in early years mathematics learning.Educational Studies in Mathematics, 97 (1), 39-53. doi: 10.1007/s10649-017-9781-4 Full text available here

May’s embodied non-normative multiplication algorithm hid under desk in the school (Takeuchi, 2018l; Takeuchi & Dadkhahfard, 2019)

I envisage mathematics learning which is more integral to learners’ bodies, and which allows learners “to lead lives they have reason to value and to enhance the substantive choices they have” (Sen, 1997, p.1959)

On Geopolitics of Identities in (Trans)Disciplinary Spaces of Mathematics and STEM

Takeuchi, M.A.. (2021). Geopolitical configuration of identities and learning: Othering through the institutionalized categorization of “English language learners.” Cognition and Instruction39(1), 85-112. doi: 10.1080/07370008.2020.1825438 Full text available here Blog here

Multi-layered Identities from Takeuchi (2021)

Takeuchi, M.A., Sengupta, P., Shanahan, M-C., Adams, J.D., & Hachem, M. (2020).
Transdisciplinarity in STEM education: A critical review. Studies in Science Education, 56(2), 213-253. doi: 10.1080/03057267.2020.1755802 Full text available here

Takeuchi, M.A., Adams, J., Alley, Z., Baker, K., Gutiérrez, K., Lehrer, R., Leyva, L., Rahm, J., Sengupta, P., Shanahan, M-C., Tagalik, S., Yin, P., & Kayumova, S. (2020). Rethinking transdisciplinarity in the learning sciences: Critical and emergent perspectives. In Gresalfi, M. and Horn, I. S. (Eds.), The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) Volume 3 (pp. 1463-1470). Nashville, Tennessee: International Society of the Learning Sciences. Full text available here

Curnow, J., Jurow, S., Aquino-Ishihara, V., Meixi, Melendez, J., Redes de Tutoria, M., Kirshner, B., Pham, J., Philip, T., Rincon Gallardo, S., Takeuchi, M.A., Tivaringe, T., & Uttamchandani, S. (2020). Global perspectives on social movement: Collective action as learning. In Gresalfi, M. and Horn, I. S. (Eds.), The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) Volume 5 (pp. 2539-2546). Nashville, Tennessee: International Society of the Learning Sciences. Full text available here

Challenging Hegemonic Norms on Languages and Identities in Disciplinary Spaces of Mathematics

Takeuchi, M.A. & Liu, S. (2021). “I’m more of a visual learner”: The disciplinary values and identity in school mathematics learning and group work. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 61, 100835-100845. Full text available here 

Takeuchi, M.A., Bryan, V., Valera, S., & Dadkhahfard, S. (2019). Immigrant students’ stories about learning mathematics in groups. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 19(3), 237-253. doi: 10.1007/s42330-019-00056-8 Full text available here

Jaques, S., Kim, B., Shyleyko-Kostas, A., & Takeuchi, M.A. (2019). “I just won against myself!”: Fostering early numeracy through boardgame play and redesign. Early Childhood Education, 46(1). 22–29. Full text available here

Translanguaging Study Group (de Araujo, Z., Gomez, N., Li, J-Y., Miller, E., Morales, H., Roberts, S., Smith, E., Takeuchi, M.A., Truxaw, M., & Willey, C.). (2020). Translanguaging and the mathematics classroom. Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, 11(2), 8–15. Full text available here

Takeuchi, M.A., & Bryan, V. (2019). Video-mediated interviews to reveal multiple voices in peer collaboration for mathematics learning in groups. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 42 (2) 124-136doi: 10.1080/1743727X.2018.1445218 Full text available here

Takeuchi, M. (2018). Conversions for life: Transnational families’ mathematical funds of knowledge. In T.G. Bartell (Ed.), Toward equity and social justice in mathematics education (pp.127-143). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Full text available here

Takeuchi, M. (2015). The situated multiliteracies approach to classroom participation: English language learners’ participation in classroom  mathematics practices. Journal of Language, Identity and Education, 14 (3), 159-178. doi: 10.1080/15348458.2015.1041341 Full text available here

Takeuchi, M. & Esmonde, I. (2011). Professional development as discourse change: Teaching mathematics to English learners. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 6(4), 331-346. doi: 10.1080/1554480X.2011.604904 Full text available here

On Hidden Relational Spaces and Friendships In/Through/For Disciplinary Learning

Takeuchi, M.A. (2020). Unveiling hidden epistemologies. In an invited special session on learning and identity: Imagining socio-political and ethical horizons of the learning sciences (with Kris Gutiérrez, Victoria Hand, Susan Jurow, José Lizarraga, Ananda Marin, Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Kalonji Nzinga, Pratim Sengupta, Jennifer Vadeboncoeur, Sepehr Vakil, and Shirin Vossoughi). At the International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2020. 

Takeuchi, M. (2016). Friendships and group work in linguistically diverse mathematics classrooms: Opportunities to learn for linguistic minority students. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 25 (3)411-437doi: 10.1080/10508406.2016.1169422 Full text available here Blog here

Esmonde, I., Takeuchi, M., & Radakovic, N. (2011). Getting unstuck: Histories of engagement and mathematics learning in groups. Mind, Culture, and Activity: An International Journal18(3), 237-256. doi: 10.1080/10749031003790128 Full text available here

Esmonde, I., Brodie, K., Dookie, L., & Takeuchi, M. (2009). Social identities and opportunities to learn: Student perspectives on group work in an urban mathematics classroom. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education2(2), 18-45. Retrieved from http://ed-osprey.gsu.edu/ojs/index.php/JUME/article/view/46 Full text available here

Envisioning and Illustrating Equitable STEM Pedagogy

Takeuchi, M.A., & Dadkhahfard, S. (2021). Critical envisioning of embodiment in mathematics teaching. In D. Kollosche (Ed.), Exploring new ways to connect: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Mathematics Education and Society Conference (Vol. 3, pp. 1005–1014). Tredition. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5416820 Full text available here

Dadkhahfard, S., & Takeuchi, M.A. (2020). Visual counter-storytelling toward equity and teaching. In Gresalfi, M. and Horn, I. S. (Eds.), The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) Volume 5 (pp. 2373-2374). Nashville, Tennessee: International Society of the Learning Sciences. Full text available here

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