Present  Professor, School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver  

Disciplines
Research Interests
Students' Conceptualization of DifficulttoGrasp Mathematical Understandings, Mathematics Teachers' Development of Pedagogical Approaches and Practices that Support the Above Student Learning, and Theoretical Accounts that Explain the Cognitive/Social Processes Involved in Learning a New Idea and How They Are Linked to Brain Functioning
Honors and Awards
 North Carolina State University Faculty Academic Advising Award (Finalist), April 2002
 Penn State University College of Education Outstanding Faculty Award (Finalist), December 1999
 The University of Georgia Graduate School Teaching Assistant Enhancement Award, 19941995
 The Association of Teacher Educators Annual Distinguished Research Award, February, 2000
Courses
 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
 Elementary Mathematics Teaching II
 Elementary Mathematics Teaching I
 Developmental Pathways in Students’ Mathematical Thinking
 Mathematics Teaching – Theory and Practice
 Theories of Mathematics Learning
 Doctoral Dissertations
1995  PhD, University of Georgia ‐ Mathematics Education  


1992  M.S., TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology ‐ Mathematics Education  


1986  University of Haifa ‐ Mathematics Teaching Certificate (712)  Emphasis: Social Education  

Contact Information
University of Colorado Denver
School of Education and Human Development
P.O. BOX 173364
Campus Box 106
Denver, CO 802173364
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