# Christopher Dennis Nazelli (ac3361)

## University information

## Contact information

## College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

1091 Faculty/Administration Building

Mathematics Education

Teacher Preparation

Lesson Study

**Selected presentations**

Meagher, M., Özgün-Koca, S. A., Edwards, M. T., **Nazelli, C.** (Upcoming, October, 2023). Project CRAFTeD: An Adapted Lesson Study for Preservice Mathematics Teachers. Session presented at the Forty-fifth meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Reno, NV.

Lewis, J., **Nazelli, C.**, Özgün-Koca, S. A., French, K., & Hernandez, L. (July, 2023). Lesson Study for Human Flourishing. Session presented at the Thirteenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME). Budapest, Hungary.

Hardamon, K., **Nazelli, C.**, Özgün-Koca, S. A. (February, 2022). Project REALM: High Quality Professional Development to Support and Nurture Lesson Study. Session presented at the Twenty-sixth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Virtual.

**Nazelli, C.**, & Özgün-Koca, S. A. (April, 2021). Lesson planning for a real classroom: Adapted lesson study for preservice. Research and poster roundtable sessions presented at Mathematics Teachers Lesson Study in Mathematics and Science Teacher Education Conference (LSMSTEC)

**Nazelli, C.**, Özgün-Koca, S. A. (April, 2021). Lesson Study as Professional Development Tool for Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Virtual.

Özgün-Koca, S. A., Zopf, D., & **Nazelli, C.** (February, 2021). Enhancing Elementary Teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge: From Peer Review to Inter-Institutional Conversations. Session presented at the Twenty-fifth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Virtual.

**Nazelli, C.** (September, 2020). Extending the Learning through Exchanging the Learning: The APEX Cycle. Session presented at the Wayne State University’s Office of Teaching and Learning Faculty-Led Workshop. Detroit, MI.

Zopf, D., Özgün-Koca, S. A., **Nazelli, C.**, & Pineau, R. (March, 2020). Developing Pre-Service Teachers’ Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching via the APEX Cycle. Session presented at the Michigan Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (MI-AMTE) Conversations Among Colleagues Conference. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan.

**Nazelli, C.**, Balogh, J., & Chrzan, M. (January, 2020). The WSU Math Corps: Empowering Children through Mentoring and Mathematics. Session presented at the STEM Education and Social Justice Conference. Oahu, HI: University of Hawaii at Manoa.

**Nazelli, C.**, Zopf, D., & Özgün-Koca, S. A. (February, 2019). Reforming a Mathematics Course for Elementary Teachers via the APEX Cycle. Session presented at the Twenty-third Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Orlando, FL.

**Nazelli, C.** (June, 2018). Lesson Study: An Introduction. Session presented at the Realizing Equity and Achievement through Learning Mathematics (REALM) Lesson Study Open House. Detroit, MI.

Zopf, D., **Nazelli, C.**, Bruner, R., & Özgün-Koca, S. A. (March, 2018). Developing Knowledge of Mathematics and Mathematical Practices for Teaching. Session presented at the Michigan Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (MI-AMTE) Conversations Among Colleagues Conference. Ypsilanti, MI: Eastern Michigan University.

Lewis, J. & **Nazelli, C.** (March, 2017). Lesson Study and Higher Education. Session presented at the Michigan Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (MI-AMTE) Conversations Among Colleagues Conference Pre-Conference Workshop. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University.

Rubenstein, R., Elliott, R., Ghousseini, H., Shaughnessy, J. M., **Nazelli, C.**, & McLeod, M. (January, 2016). Multiple Models for Practice-Based Teacher Development. Session presented at the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Irving, CA.

Lewis, J., Özgün-Koca, S. A., Hardamon, K., Hernandez, L., Isaksen, S., McLeod, M., & **Nazelli, C.** (April, 2015). What a Difference a Difference Makes: Comparing Outcomes on Different Observational Instruments for Teacher Evaluation. Session presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Chicago, IL.

Inducted, WSU Academy of Teachers, 2021

Community Telecommunications Network Grant, 2018

NSF WIDER/SSTEPS Grant Fellow, 2016-2018

President's Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011

College of Science Teaching Award, 1999

Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Mathematics, 1996

**Nazelli, C.**, & Özgün-Koca, S. A. (Forthcoming: October, 2023). Mathematics lesson study for early professional learning with novel partnerships. In S. Dotger, G. Matney, K. Chandler-Olcott, J. Heckathorn, and M. Fox (Eds.), *Lesson study with mathematics and science preservice teachers: Finding the form*. (pp. ). Routledge.

**Nazelli, C.**, Zopf, D., & Özgün-Koca, S. A. (2022). Engaging elementary pre-service teachers with high leverage mathematical practices. In P. Jenlink (Ed.), Mathematics as the science of patterns: Making the invisible visible through teaching (pp. 185-204). Information Age Publishing.

Lewis, J. M., & **Nazelli, C.** (2022). What remains? A longitudinal study of the effects of curated field experiences for preservice mathematics teachers. In J. Hodgen, E. Geraniou, G. Bolondi, & F. Ferretti (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 12th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education *(p. 3194). Free University of Bozen-Bolazano and ERME.

Lewis, J. M., Özgün-Koca, S. A., Hernandez, L., **Nazelli, C.**, & French, K. (2022). Does the choice of observation instrument matter? *The Mathematics Educator 30 *(2), 33-63.

Lewis, J. M., Özgün-Koca, S. A., Hardamon, K. T., Hernandez, L. Isaksen, S., McLeod, M., & **Nazelli, C.** (2016). Does observational instrument choice matter in teacher evaluation? In M. B. Wood, E. E. Turner, M. Civil, & J. A. Eli (Eds.), *Proceedings of the thirty-eighth annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* (p. 1418). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona.

Instructor, Director, Site-Development Consultant, WSU Math Corps 1997 - Present

Participant, IMPULS Lesson Study Immersion Program, Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan, Summer 2015

Lesson Study Facilitator, Warren Woods Public Schools 2014 - 2018; WSU Project REALM (Realizing Equity and Achievement through Literacy and Mathematics), 2016 - 2020

Facilitator and Participant, WSU Lesson Study Faculty Learning Community, 2019 - 2021 (Supported by NSF WIDER/SSTEPS Grant)

Facilitator and Participant, WSU Academy of Teachers' Lesson Study Faculty Learning Community, 2023 - Present (Supported by the Office of the Provost)

## Courses taught by Christopher Dennis Nazelli

### Fall Term 2023 (current)

- MAT5992 - Teaching Mathematics in College
- MAT1110 - Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I
- MAT2020 - Calculus II

### Winter Term 2023

### Fall Term 2022

- MAT1110 - Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I
- MAT2010 - Calculus I
- MAT5992 - Teaching Mathematics in College