Nancy C. Jordan is Professor of Education at the University of Delaware.  She is Principal Investigator of the Number Sense Intervention Project (funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) as well as the Center for Improving Learning of Fractions (funded by the Institute of Educational Sciences).  She is author or co-author of many articles in children’s math and has recently published articles in Child Development, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Developmental Science, Developmental Psychology, and School Psychology Review.  Professor Jordan holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Iowa, where she was awarded Phi Beta Kappa, and a Masters degree from Northwestern University.  She received her doctoral degree in education from Harvard University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago.  Before beginning her doctoral studies, she taught elementary school children with special needs.  Recently, Professor Jordan served on the Committee on Early Childhood Mathematics of the National Research Council of the National Academies and on the panel of IES practice guide on teaching math to young children.

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Email: njordan@udel.edu