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Nancy Love

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BIO

Nancy Love is the Principal Investigator and Project Director of the Using Data Project at TERC, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she works with schools and mathematics and science education projects nationally to improve mathematics and science teaching and learning through effective and collaborative use of multiple sources of school data. She is author of Using Data/Getting Results: A Practical Guide to School Improvement in Mathematics and Science (2002, Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc.) and Global Perspectives for Local Action: Using TIMSS to Improve U.S. Mathematics and Science Education Professional Development Guide with Susan Mundry (2001, National Research Council.) Her newest book, the second edition of Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics with Susan Loucks-Horsley, Kathy Stiles, Susan Mundry, and Peter Hewson was published by Corwin in 2003.

A seasoned professional developer, Love consults with schools nationally to design professional development that is based on research, draws on a repertoire of robust strategies, and is tailored to local needs and goals for student learning. Before coming to TERC in 1996, Love worked at The NETWORK, Inc, where she directed the Massachusetts Facilitator Project of the National Diffusion Network and Cooperative Learning Services and worked closely with schools to implement nationally validated programs. 

EXPERTISE

Collaborative inquiry, professional development 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Using Data/Getting Results: A Practical Guide for School Improvement in Mathematics and Science (Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 2002)

Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics with Loucks-Horsley, Stiles, Mundry, and Hewson (Corwin Press, 2003)