Publications:

Publications
Booklet
Morar, T., Child, M., Pourdavood, R. G, & Webb, P. (2006). The Imbewu Numeracy Booklet for Foundation Phase Teachers.  Educational Services CC.  Grahamstown,  South Africa.

Monograph
Pourdavood, R. G., Cowen, L. M., Svec, L. V., Skitzki, R. & Grob, S. (1999).  A paradoxical path to reform:  The case study of Lomond Elementary School.  Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, Ohio.

International Refereed Publications
*Carignan, N., Pourdavood, R. G., King, L. C., Glover, H., & Webb, P. (2005/2006).  Singing the same song: A case story of a post-apartheid R-7 open school in South Africa.  International Journal of Learning.

*Carignan, N., Pourdavood, R. G., King, L. C., & Feza, N. (2005).  Social representations of Diversity: Multi/Intercultural Education in a South African Urban School.  Intercultural Education.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Carignan, N., Feza, N. Glover, H., & Webb, P. (2005/2006).  Transformative leadership and learning community:  Case study of two township schools.  International Journal for Learning.

*Carignan, N., Sanders, M., & Pourdavood, R. G. (Sept. 2005).  Ethnic/cultural diversity in multi/intercultural education:  Social representations of preservice teachers.  International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 4(3), p. 1-12.

*Carignan, N., Pourdavood, R. G., Martin, B. K., & Ghaffari, M. (2003/2004).  Representations on sociocultural aspects of education in a multicultural school: A case story of a parent volunteer engaged in a mathematics classroom.  International Journal for Learning, Vol. 10, p. 3439-3454.

National Refereed Publications
*Pourdavood, R. G., Carignan, N., King, L. C., Webb, P. & Glover, H. (Fall/Winter, 2005).  Teaching mathematics in a school where the learners¿ and teachers¿ main language differs.  The School Community Journal.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Svec, L. V., Cowen, L. M., & Genovese, J. (Winter/Spring, 2005).  Culture, communication, and mathematics learning:  Introduction.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 27 (1 & 2), 1-14.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Svec, L. V., & Cowen, L. M. (Winter/Spring, 2005).  Social constructivism in practice:  Case study of an elementary school¿s mathematics program.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 27 (1 & 2), 15-37.  

*Pourdavood, R. G., Carignan, N., Martin, B. K., & Sanders, M. (Winter/Spring, 2005).  Culture, communication, and mathematics learning.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 27 (1 & 2), 38-62.  

*Martin, B. K., Pourdavood, R. G., & Carignan, N. (Winter/Spring, 2005).  Passion for teaching/learning mathematics:  A story of two fourth grade African American students.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 27 (1 & 2), 63-90.  

*Pourdavood, R. G., Martin, B. K., &  Carignan, N. (Winter/Spring, 2005).  Mathematics teaching/learning, a state mathematics testing, and reforming mathematics education:  Educational dilemmas.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 27 (1 & 2), 91-110.  

*Pourdavood, R. G., Cowen, L. M., & Svec, L. V. (Winter, 2002).  Challenges to reform: An overview of the study.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 18(24), 2-7.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Cowen, L. M., & Svec, L. V. (Winter, 2002).  Challenges of instructional leadership for school renewal.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 18(24), 8-22.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Cowen, L. M., & Svec, L. V. (Winter, 2002).  Authentic assessment: One school¿s interpretation.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 18(24), 23-44.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Cowen, L. M., & Svec, L. V. (Winter, 2002).  Exploring the evolving nature of three elementary preservice teachers¿ beliefs and practices: Three parallel case studies.  Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 18(24), 45-63.
  
*Pourdavood, R. G., Cowen, L. M., & Svec, L. V. (Fall/Winter, 2000).  Complexity of reforming mathematics education: Order and chaos.  The School Community Journal,10(2), 111-126.
*Pourdavood, R. G. (Spring, 1999).  Toward a better understanding of teacher change:  A case study of four preservice secondary mathematics teachers.  Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, 11-24.

*Pourdavood, R. G., Grob, S., Clark, J., & Orr, H. (Spring/Summer, 1999).  Discourse and professional growth:  Processes, relationships, dilemmas, and hope.  The School Community Journal,  9(1), 33-47.

*Pourdavood, R. G. & Harrington, T. (Spring/Summer, 1998).  Becoming mathematics teachers:  A case study of eleven preservice secondary mathematics teachers.  The School Community Journal, 8(1), 43-56.

*Pourdavood, R. G. & Fleener, M. J. (Winter/Spring, 1998).  The ecology of a dialogic community as a socially constructive process. Teaching Education, 9(2),  http://www.teachingeducation.com/vol9-2/pourdavood.htm

*Pourdavood, R. G. (Fall-Winter 1997 ).  Chaos, complexity, and learning community:  What do they mean for education?  The School Community Journal, 7(2), 53 - 60.

*Pourdavood, R. G. & Fleener, M. J. (Oct. 1997).  Impact of a dialogic community on the development of classroom sociocultural norms.  Journal for a Just and Caring Education, 3(4), 399-417.

*Pourdavood, R. G. & Fleener, M. J. (Spring/Summer 1997).  Evolution of a dialogic community and teacher change.  The School and Community Journal, 7(1), 51- 61.