Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gillham Hall Room 2000X
Mail Stop 924
William B. Weber, Jr. is an associate professor at the University of Toledo in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Weber received his Ed.D. in mathematics education from The University of Michigan. Before coming to the University of Toledo, Dr. Weber taught for 13 years in the Northwood Local Schools in Northwood, Ohio. His teaching responsibilities included teaching mathematics, social studies, computer science, and reading.
Dr. Weber currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses in mathematics education. His research interests focus on mental computation strategies used by elementary and middle school students, student’s development of rational number understanding, and performance assessment in teacher education.
Dr. Weber’s work has been published in Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, School Science and Mathematics, Teaching Children Mathematics, and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. He has made presentations at numerous national, regional, and state conferences including the American Educational Research Association, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, School Science and Mathematics, the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
Dr. Weber has also been involved with the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC). He worked on the Performance Assessment Portfolio Project in Mathematics and served as an instructor for INTASC’s “Building Effective Standards-Based Teacher Preparation Assessment Systems” and “Developing Portfolio Assessments in Mathematics Teaching” professional development academies.