Debra Johanning


Professional Title: 
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
About Me (Bio): 
I am an associate professor at The University of Toledo. My teaching focus is K-8 elementary mathematics education. My research interests include rational number, with a particular focus on fractions, and understanding mathematics teachers' efforts to build and improve their practice in this domain.
University of Toledo (UT)

The research and educational activities of this project focus on advancing the field in the area of fraction operation algorithm development. The goal of this research is to identify core mathematical teaching practices that engage and support students in algorithmic thinking associated with fraction operations. The educational product of this work will be written educational materials that can be used to support the general population of teachers in this domain.