Excellence in Teaching in Mathematics Teacher Education Award
Deborah Lowenberg Ball
University of Michigan
Dr. Deborah Lowenberg Ball of the University of Michigan received the 2012 AMTE Excellence in Teaching in Mathematics Teacher Education Award. As a recipient of the award Dr. Ball presented a talk at the conference entitled ―(How) Can Mathematics Teaching Be Taught?‖ Dr. Ball is currently the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and William H. Payne Collegiate Professor in Education, as well as the Dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan. She has authored over 100 academic articles or book chapters. She is well known for her writing and research that focuses on, among other things, what mathematical knowledge is important for teachers to know to teach for understanding and how teachers‘ mathematical knowledge impacts their instructional practice.