Journal Articles

  1. Rubel, L. (2007). The availability heuristic: A redux. Journal of Statistics Education, 15(2).

  2. Rubel, L. (2007). Middle and high school students’ probabilistic thinking across coin tasks. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 38(3), 531-556.

  3. Rubel, L. (2008). Teaching with games of chance: a review of The Mathematics of Games and Gambling. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 39(3), 343-346.

  4. Enyedy, N., Rubel, L., Castellon, V., Mukhopadhyay, S., Esmonde, I., Secada, W. (2008). Revoicing in a multilingual classroom. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 10(2), 134-162.

  5. Chu, H. & Rubel, L. (2010). Learning to teach mathematics in urban high schools: Untangling the threads of interwoven narratives. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 3(2), 57-76.

  6. Rubel, L. & Chu, H. (2012). Reinscribing urban: high school mathematics teaching in low-income communities of color. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 12(1), 39-52.

  7. Williams, S., Deahl, E., Rubel, L., & Lim, V. (2014). City Digits: Developing socially-grounded data literacy using digital tools. Journal of Digital and Media Literacy, 2(2).

  8. Rubel, L., Lim, V., Hall-Wieckert, M., & Sullivan, M. (2016). Teaching mathematics for spatial justice: an investigation of the lottery. Cognition & Instruction 34(1), 1-26.

  9. Rubel, L., Hall-Wieckert, M., Lim, V., Katz, S. (2016). Cash across the city: Participatory mapping & teaching for spatial justice. Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching & Research 12, 4-14.

  10. Rubel, L., Hall-Wieckert, M., & Lim, V. (2016). Teaching mathematics for spatial justice in urban schools: Beyond a victory narrative. Harvard Educational Review 86(4), 556-579.

  11. Rubel, L., Hall-Wieckert, M., & Lim, V. (2017). Making space for place: mapping tools and practices to teach for spatial justice. Journal of the Learning Sciences 26(4), 643-687.

  12. Rubel, L. (2017). Equity-directed instructional practices for secondary mathematics in urban schools. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education 10(2), 66-105.

  13. Rubel, L. & Stachelek, A.J. (2018). Tools for rethinking classroom participation in secondary mathematics. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 6(2), 8-25.

  14. Rubel, L. & McCloskey, A. (2019). The “soft bigotry of low expectations” and its role in maintaining white supremacy in and through mathematics education. Occasional Paper Series of the Bank Street College of Education, 41, 113-128.

  15. Rubel, L. & Nicol, C. (2020). The power of place: Spatializing the social in critical mathematics education. Mathematical Thinking & Learning, 22(3).

  16. Rubel, L. & Ehrenfeld, N. (2020). Arab Israeli women’s experiences in mathematics education: An intersectional analysis. International Journal of Educational Research.

  17. Rubel, L. & McCloskey, A. (2021). Contextualization of mathematics: Which and whose world? Educational Studies in Mathematics, 107, 383-404.

  18. Rubel, L., Nicol, C., & Chronaki, A. (2021). Formatting, framing and narrating crisis with/out mathematics: A critical reading of data visualizations for Covid-19. Educational Studies of Mathematics, 108, 249-261.

19.Rubel, L., Ayalon, M. & Shahbari, J. (2022). Sequencing & selecting solutions in a gendered world. Mathematical Thinking & Learning.

20. Ayalon, M. & Rubel, L. (2022). Selecting and sequencing for a whole-class discussion: Teachers’ considerations. Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

21. Rubel, L., Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Peralta, M., Lim, V., Jiang, S., Kahn, J. (2022). Intersectional feminism to reenvision mathematical literacies & precarity. Research in Mathematics Education.

22. Lim, V.Y., Peralta, L.M.M., Rubel, L.H. et al. (2023). Keeping pace with innovations in data visualizations: A commentary for mathematics education in times of crisis. ZDM Mathematics Education.

Articles in Practitioner Journals

23. Rubel, L. & Meyer, M. (2005). Deciding for equity: the pursuit of mathematics for all. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 10(9), 479-483.

24. Rubel, L. (2006). Good things always come in threes: three cards, three prisoners, three doors. Mathematics Teacher, 99(6), 401-405. (Research report)

25. Rubel, L. (2006). M&M’s, rhinos, cockroaches, and cooperative learning in mathematics classrooms. Mathematics Teacher, 100(2), 150-156.

26. Rubel, L. & Zolkower, B. (2007). Arranging blocks, climbing stairs, and beyond: learning about mathematical representations. Mathematics Teacher, 101(5), 340-344.

27. Rubel, L. (2010). Is 7/10 always equivalent to 700/1000? Mathematics Teacher, 104(2), 144-147. (Research report)

28. Rubel, L., Chu, H., & Shookhoff, L. (2011). Learning to map and mapping to learn. Mathematics Teacher, 104(8), 587-591.

29. Rubel, L., Driskill, M., & Lesser, L. (2012). Decennial redistricting: mathematics in context. Mathematics Teacher, 106(3), 206-211.

30. Zolkower, B. & Rubel, L. (2015). Not ‘just another brick in the wall’. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 21(2), 84-89.

31. Rubel, L. (2016). Speaking up and speaking out about gender in mathematics. Mathematics Teacher 109(6), 434-439.

32. Lim, V., Rubel, L., #Shookhoff, L., #Sullivan, M., & Williams, S. (2016). Lottery is a mathematics powerball. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 21(9), 527-532.


33. Rubel, L. (2006). Student probabilistic thinking revealed: the case of coin tosses. In G. Burrill and P. Elliott (Eds.), Reasoning with Data and Chance, 68th Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (pp. 49-60). NCTM.

34. Barton, A.C., Rubel, L., Furman, M., Lopez-Freeman, M. (2009). Preparing science teachers for diverse audiences: race, class, and social justice. In A. Collins & N. Gillespie (Eds.), The continuum of secondary science teacher preparation: knowledge, questions and research recommendations (pp. 63-76). Sense.

35. Rubel, L. (2010). Centering the teaching of mathematics on urban youth: equity pedagogy in action. In M. Foote (Ed.), Mathematics teaching and learning in K-12: Equity and professional development (pp. 25-39). Palgrave.

36. Rubel, L. (2012). Centering the teaching of mathematics on urban youth: learning together about our students and their communities. In J. Bay-Williams and R. Speer (Eds.), Professional collaborations in mathematics teaching and learning: Seeking success for all (pp. 49-59). NCTM.

37. Rubel, L. (2013, 2005). The mathematics of lotteries. In E. Gutstein & B. Peterson (Eds.), Rethinking mathematics: Teaching social justice by the numbers (pp.236). Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Rethinking Schools.

38. Lim, V., Deahl, E., Rubel, L., & Williams, S. (2015). Local Lotto: Mathematics and mobile technologies to study the lottery. In D. Polly (Ed.), Cases on technology and Common Core Mathematics Standards (pp. 43-67). IGI Global.

39. Cirillo, M., Pelesko, J., Felton-Koestler, M., & Rubel, L. (2016). Perspectives on modeling. In C. Hirsch (Ed.), Modeling mathematics and mathematical modeling (pp. 3-16). NCTM.

40. Rubel, L. (2016). Student reasoning on probability tasks with coins. In E. Silver & P. Kenney (Eds.), Lessons learned from research: Useful and usable research related to core mathematical practices (pp. 237-246). NCTM.

41. Rubel, L. (2016). Learning about students and communities using data and maps. In White, D., Crespo, S., & Civil, M. (Eds.), Cases for teacher educators: Facilitating conversations about inequities in mathematics classrooms (pp. 435-443). AMTE and Information Age Publishing.

42. Rubel, L., Lim, V., Hall-Wieckert, M. (2018). “So we only have one we share with more, and then they have way more and they share with less”: Mathematics and spatial justice. In T. Bartell (Ed.) Toward equity & social justice in Mathematics education (pp. 153-172). Springer.

43. Rubel, L. & Lim, V. (2018). Using the state lottery toward access, equity and empowerment in mathematics. In D. White, M. Civil, & A. Fernandes (Eds.), Access and equity: Promoting high quality mathematics in grades 9-12 (pp. 33-50). NCTM.

44. Philip, T. & Rubel, L. (2019). Classrooms as laboratories of democracy for social transformation: The role of data literacy. In L. Tunstall, V. Piercey, & G. Karaali (Eds.) Shifting contexts, stable core: Advancing quantitative literacy in higher education (pp. 215-224). Mathematical Association of America.

45. Yeh, C. & Rubel, L. (2021). Queering mathematics: Disrupting binary oppositions in mathematics education. In. N. Radovic & L. Jao (eds). Borders in mathematics pre-service teacher education (227-243). Springer.