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Heather Johnson receives major award from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics


Heather Johnson, PhD
, assistant professor in Mathematics Education at University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development received the Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award from National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 during the NCTM Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to linking research and practicepublished in NCTM practitioner-focused journals. Johnson received this recognition for her article Connecting Research to Teaching: Reasoning about Quantities that Change Together which was published in the May 2013 issue of Mathematics Teacher magazine.

“Personally, the award means a lot to me because I spent 13 years as a high school classroom teacher before moving into academia, and, one of my goals has been to connect research to practice,” said Johnson.

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