Short CV/Education and training

  • 1971 – 1974
    B.Sc. Mathematics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

  • 1976 – 1981
    M.Sc. Mathematics & Education, Haifa University, Israel.

  • 1985 – 1989
    Ph.D. Mathematics Education & Teacher Education, Michigan State University, USA.

  • 1989 – 1991
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

  • 1991 – 1995
    Scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

  • 1995 – 2004
    Senior Scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

  • 2004
    Visiting scholar, Institute for Advanced Studies, La-Trobe University, Australia.

  • 2007
    Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald visiting scholar, Michigan State University, USA.

  • 2004 – 2011
    Associate Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

  • Since 2011
    Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Selected publications

  • Even, R. (2005). Integrating knowledge and practice at MANOR in the development of providers of professional development for teachers. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 8(4), 343-357.

  • Even, R. (2005). Using assessment to inform instructional decisions: How hard can it be? Mathematics Educational Research Journal, 17(3), 51-67.

  • Even, R. & Tirosh, D. (2008). Teacher knowledge and understanding of students? mathematical learning and thinking. In L. English (Ed.), Handbook of international research in mathematics education, second edition (pp. 202-222). UK: Routledge.

  • Even, R. (2008). Facing the challenge of educating educators to work with practicing mathematics teachers. In B. Jaworski & T. Wood (Eds.), The international handbook of mathematics teacher education: The mathematics teacher educator as a developing professional (pp. 57-73). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense.

  • Even, R. & Kvatinsky, T. (2009). Approaches to teaching mathematics in lower-achieving classes. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 7(5), 957-985.

  • Even, R. & Ball, D. L. (Eds.) (2009). The professional education and development of teachers of mathematics ? the 15th ICMI Study. New York, NY: Springer.

  • Even, R. & Kvatinsky, T. (2010). What mathematics do teachers with contrasting teaching approaches address in probability lessons? Educational Studies in Mathematics, 74, 207-222.

  • Ayalon, M. & Even, R. (2010). Mathematics educators' views on mathematics learning and the development of deductive reasoning. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 8, 1131-1154.

  • Even, R. (2011). The relevance of advanced mathematics to teaching secondary school mathematics: practitioners' views. ZDM The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 43, 941-950. DOI 10.1007/s11858-011-0346-1.

  • Even, R. & Olsher, S. (accepted). Teachers as participants in textbook development: The Integrated Mathematics Wiki-book Project. In Yeping, L. & Lappan, G. (Eds.) Mathematics Curriculum in School Education. Springer.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • MANOR – Preparation and development of educators for practicing mathematics teachers

  • Same Teacher-Different Classes – Interactions among teachers, curriculum and classrooms

  • Integrated Mathematics – Development of junior-high school mathematics curriculum program

  • Integrated Mathematics Wiki-book – Teachers as participants in textbook development

  • Opportunities for argumentative activity offered by junior-high school mathematics textbooks

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Editorial Board:

  • Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education, Springer

  • Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education (JMTE), Springer

  • Mathematics Education Research Journal (MERJ), Springer

  • Proceedings of two Congresses of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education

Scientific Committees:

  • Chair of Expert Committees for the examination of M.Ed. programs in mathematics education, The Israeli Council for Higher Education.

  • Chair/Member of Expert Committees for the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

  • Chair/Member of Professional Research Committees, Ministry of Education's Chief Scientist.

  • Co-Chair of the International Committee of the 15th International Commission on Mathematics Instruction (ICMI) Study.

  • Member of the International Committee of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME).

  • Member of Program and Organizing Committees of annual meetings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME), and the North-American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA).

Additional qualifications

  • Director of the Teaching Certificate Program, Feinberg Graduate School, Weizmann Institute of Science.

  • Head of MANOR – National Mathematics Teacher Center.

  • Coordinator of National Correspondence Course in Mathematics Problem Solving, Weizmann Institute of Science.


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