Nancy C. Jordan is Professor of Education (Learning Sciences) at the University of Delaware.  Currently she is PI on two grants from IES:  Screening for Early Number Sense and Developing Fraction Sense in Children with or at Risk for Math Difficulties.  Recently, she also was PI  of the Number Sense Intervention Project (funded by NICHD) as well as the Center for Improving Learning of Fractions (funded by IES).  She is author or co-author of many articles in children’s math and has recently published articles in Child Development, Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Development, Developmental Science, Developmental Psychology, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, and School Psychology Review.   Dr. Jordan received her doctoral degree from Harvard University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago.   Based on her research, she developed a teacher-friendly kindergarten number sense screener and an intervention program for high-risk children (Brookes Publishing).  S
he recently received a grant to revise and extend her number sense screener from Pre-K through first grade.  
 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.  Her son, Nicholas, is an undergraduate student at the University of Delaware.  

School of Education 
206 D Willard Hall Education Building 
University of Delaware 
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-4651 
Email: njordan@udel.edu