Dr Igor' Kontorovich

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Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Understanding of concepts in high-school and university mathematics
  • Problem solving and problem posing
  • Defining, exemplifying and proving
  • Teachers' knowledge
  • Gifted and talented students

Areas of expertise

Mathematics Education

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Kontorovich, I., & Liljedahl, P. (2018). Introduction to the special issue on the development of research competencies in mathematics education. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, 18 (1), 5-8. 10.1007/s42330-018-0008-1
  • Kontorovich, I., & Liljedahl, P. (2018). Introduction to the Special Issue on Development of Research Competencies in Mathematics Education. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, 18 (1), 1-4. 10.1007/s42330-018-0005-4
  • Kontorovich, I., & Rouleau, A. (2018). To Teach or Not to Teach? Teacher-Researchers Cope With Learners' Misconceptions in Interview Setting. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, 18 (1), 9-20. 10.1007/s42330-018-0004-5
  • Kontorovich, I. (2018). Undergraduates’ images of the root concept in ℝ and in ℂ. The Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 49, 184-193. 10.1016/j.jmathb.2017.12.002
  • Moala, J. G., Yoon, C., & Kontorovich, I. (2017). A puzzling misconception or a logically persistent way of understanding? Examining structures of attention. In B. Kaur, W. K. Ho, T. L. Toh, B. H. Choy (Eds.) Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2, 369-376. Singapore.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Griffith Moala, Caroline Yoon
  • Kontorovich, I., & Zazkis, R. (2017). Evoking the Feeling of Uncertainty for Enhancing Conceptual Knowledge. Paper presented at 21st Annual International Conference on Mathematical Views (MAVI), Milan, ITALY. 1 January 2015. TEACHING AND LEARNING IN MATHS CLASSROOMS: EMERGING THEMES IN AFFECT-RELATED RESEARCH: TEACHERS' BELIEFS, STUDENTS' ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL INTERACTION. (pp. 10). 10.1007/978-3-319-49232-2_17
  • Brunetto, D., & Kontorovich, I. (2017). Math Lessons: From Flipped to Amalgamated, from Teacher- to Learner-Centered. Paper presented at 21st Annual International Conference on Mathematical Views (MAVI), Milan, ITALY. 1 January 2015. TEACHING AND LEARNING IN MATHS CLASSROOMS: EMERGING THEMES IN AFFECT-RELATED RESEARCH: TEACHERS' BELIEFS, STUDENTS' ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL INTERACTION. (pp. 11). 10.1007/978-3-319-49232-2_12
  • Kontorovich, I. (2016). Response to Mahmood and Mahmood (2015). International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 47 (7), 1135-1135. 10.1080/0020739X.2016.1185543