Schoenfeld, Alan

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Name, affiliation and email address

Name, affiliation and email address

Bio sketch

Alan Schoenfeld is the Elizabeth and Edward Conner Professor of Education and Affiliated Professor of Mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley. He obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics from Stanford in 1973. He is vice president of the National Academy of Education, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and past president of the American Educational Research Association. His research is on thinking, teaching, and learning, with an emphasis on mathematics. He is known for his book Mathematical Problem Solving. He was principal investigator for the Balanced Assessment project, which produced mathematics assessments consistent with Standards-based instruction. He has conducted detailed studies of teaching, and is interested in issues of equity in mathematics education. For some years, He has been concerned with finding productive mechanisms for systemic change and for deepening the connections between educational research and practice. He was lead author for grades 9-12 of the National Council of Teachers' of Mathematics Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. He was one of the founding editors of Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education, and has served as associate editor of Cognition and Instruction. He is a senior advisor to the Education and Human Resources Division of the National Science Foundation, and was Senior Content Advisor to the What Works Clearinghouse. His web site is He is a member of the ISDDE Executive.

Field of interest

The kind of work I do

Chosen topic group (but also interested in)

Chosen topic group: Professional development

I'm giving one of the plenaries, which is already listed on the web site. I'll participate in the professional development working group, but don't feel the need for any "special" input.

Also interested in:

Planned contribution to ISDDE 2008

Planned contribution

Expectations for this conference



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