Visiting Professor Judith Zawojewski named to Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Visiting Professor Judith Zawojewski, on sabbatical with the Schools of Materials Engineering and Engineering Education from Illinois Institute of Technology for the 2008-2009 academic year has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) beginning in 2009. Professor Zawojewski is an expert on in the development and study of models and modeling as problem solving. She is particularly interested in by accessing a diversity of strengths and perspectives that students bring to problem solving and modeling experiences. Professor Zawojewski recently co-edited a book, Models and Modeling in Engineering Education: Designing Experiences for All with Professor Keith J. Bowman of Materials Engineering and Professor Heidi Diefes-Dux of Engineering Education.