Publications

Journal publications and peer reviewed conference proceedings

Buchbinder, O., & Zaslavsky, O. (2013). A Holistic Approach for Designing Tasks that Capture and Enhance Mathematical Understanding of a Particular Topic: The Case of the Interplay between Examples and Proof. In C. Margolinas (Ed.). Proceedings of ICMI Study 22: Task Design in Mathematics Education Conference, (Vol. 1, pp. 27 – 35) Oxford, UK.  

Buchbinder, O., & Zaslavsky, O. (2013). Inconsistencies in students’ understanding of proof and refutation of mathematical statements. In A. M. Lindmeir & A. Heinze  (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (Vol. 2, pp. 129 – 136). Kiel, Germany: PME.

Pedemonte, B. & Buchbinder, O. (2011). Examining the role of examples in proving processes through a cognitive lens. Special issue on ‘Examples in Mathematical Thinking and Learning from an Educational Perspective’ (Vol. 43(2), pp. 257-267) ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education.    

Buchbinder, O. & Zaslavsky, O. (2011). Is this a coincidence? The role of examples in fostering a need for proof. Special issue on ‘Examples in Mathematical Thinking and Learning from an Educational Perspective’ (Vol.43(2), pp. 269-281) ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education.  

Buchbinder, O. & Zaslavsky, O. (2009). A framework for understanding the status of examples in establishing the validity of mathematical statements. In Tzekaki, M., Kaldrimidou, M. & Sakonidis, C. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. (Vol. 2, pp. 225-232). Thessaloniki, Greece.                   

Buchbinder, O., & Zaslavsky, O. (2009). Uncertainty: A driving force in creating a need for proving. Online collection of accepted papers of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI), Study 19: Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2009.

Buchbinder, O. & Zaslavsky, O. (2007). How to decide? Students' ways of determining the validity of mathematical statements. In D. Pita-Fantasy & G. Philippot (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (pp. 561-571), Larnaca, University of Cyprus.    


Mathematics Textbooks Coauthored

"Efshar Gam Acheret" (There is another way). Team-written mathematics textbooks and teacher guides for 7th,8th and 9th grades.  Bonus Books Publishing Company, 2010. (in Hebrew). A product of the curriculum design projects, O. Zaslavsky PI.
Sample electronic version:  http://www.matheducation.co.il/sites/default/files/books/ega8b/index.html.

Buchbinder, O. & Shmueli, E. (2005): Mathematics for State Final Examinationmodule 3. Ort Publications, Tel-Aviv. (Mathematical textbook for high schools, in Hebrew. Includes chapters on Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus). http://demo.ort.org.il/clickit2/files/forums/608292931/667215698.JPEG


Publications in Progress

Buchbinder, O., & Zaslavsky, O. (in preparation). Students’ understanding of the role of examples in proving: strengths and inconsistencies.

Buchbinder, O., & Zaslavsky, O. (in preparation). Capturing and enhancing students’ understanding of the roles of examples in proving: design principles and a framework.

Buchbinder, O., & Chazan, D. (in preparation). Using non-standard student solutions to probe what it means to solve linear equations in school. Extended paper following presentation at AERA 2013 Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Chazan, D. & Buchbinder, O. (in preparation) Developing rich media surveys of teachers to track changes in mathematics teaching: The case of solving linear equations in school.