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Kathleen Heid

Dr. M. Kathleen Heid

Distinguished Professor of Education (MTHED)

Phone: 814-865-2226

271 Chambers Bldg
University Park, PA 16802


  • Curriculum and Instruction


Dr. Heid is co-PI of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, one of the first Centers for Learning and Teaching funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Heid has served on the Board of Governors for the Mathematical Association of America and on the Board of Directors for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. She was co-director, with Dr. Rose Mary Zbiek, of the NSF-funded CAS-Intensive Mathematics curriculum project. She coedited, with Dr. Glendon Blume, internationally authored volumes on Research on Technology and the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. From 2009 to 2012 she served as Editor for the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, the flagship research journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Dr. Heid's research interests center on the mathematical understandings needed by secondary mathematics teachers, on mathematical thinking, on the impact of technology on the teaching and learning of mathematics, and on the creation and investigation of technology-intensive mathematics curricula.

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