University of Colorado Boulder
David Webb is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Colorado Boulder and is the Executive Director of Freudenthal Institute US, an international research collaborative for mathematics and science education. Dr. Webb’s research interests include teachers’ design and use of classroom assessment and the design of professional development activities to develop teacher expertise in classroom assessment. He currently conducts classroom-based research on the relationship between teacher practice and student motivation in K-12 computer science education as part of the NSF-funded oDREAMS project. He also has focused on the design of resources and professional development that promote active learning in undergraduate mathematics and improved preparation for secondary mathematics teaching, as part of the APLU Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership. Dr. Webb was a middle and high school math and computer applications teacher in Southern California. He teaches courses for prospective mathematics and science teachers, including courses that focus on assessment design and practice and the development of student centered instruction.