Heather Howell, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Center for K-12 Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Heather Howell is a Research Scientist at ETS. Her research focus includes the study of teacher content knowledge for teaching, with a focus in secondary mathematics teaching, and the study of teacher learning of educational practices such as discussion and argumentation. She is a principal investigator of ongoing work funded by the National Science Foundation (Grant No. 1621344, 2032179, and 2037983) exploring the use of simulated teaching in methods classes using the Mursion environment. Heather taught mathematics in grades 9-12 and at the undergraduate level, mathematics teaching methods, and mentored mathematics teachers in grades 6-12 in New York City.