Full Professor, Bar-Ilan University; head, unit for Professional
Development of Kindergarten Teachers in STEM Fields. Previously, she was the
president of the David Yellin College of Education, head of the School of
Education and dean of the Social Sciences Faculty and vice-rector at Bar-Ilan
University, chief scientist at the Ministry of Education, head of the
Integration Institute of the Center for Science Education, and head of an
international research group at the European Organization for Research in
Education and Learning (EARLI). She was also principal investigator for PISA
research in Israel and served as head of the Professional Development Schools
(PDS) for teachers at the Mofet Institute.
Her research addresses meta-cognitive methods of teaching in
science fields in general, and in mathematics, in particular.
She holds a PhD degree in educational measurement and assessment
from the University of Chicago and is a 2004 Landau Prize recipient for her
contribution to education research.