Carolyn is a curriculum and professional development designer for technology and Internet-based projects, including directing several projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Carolyn is especially intrigued with allowing students to collect real-time data with portable sensors and probes attached to handheld computers and microcomputer-based lab (MBL) systems. She has designed professional development that includes implementation of technology into the classroom curriculum, teacher and student utilization of existing software, design of tailored activities and manipulation of software up to, and including, scripting.
Carolyn has 20 years experience teaching science and math, including physics, chemistry, geoscience and space science. She holds a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in science from Kent State University. She was a Christa McAuliffe Fellow in 1990 and the Fairlawn, Ohio, Citizen of the Year in 1991.