Stemiverse 0039 – Rich Lehrer: Creating Changemakers 

 May 29, 2018

By  Peter


In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Rich Lehrer.

Rich Lehrer divides his time between being the Innovation Coordinator at Brookwood School in Manchester-By-The-Sea, MA and working with educators, both in the U.S. and internationally, to bring authentic Project Based Learning experiences to their students.

For the past five years, Rich has been breaking ground in the use of 3D printing to connect students to their communities and world through finding and solving real-world problems.

Over the course of his career, Rich has been an educator in the Canadian public school system, in international schools in Venezuela and Brazil, and in the U.S. independent school system. Throughout his 27 years in education, Rich has been committed to the search for “what works” in education. His quest is to use Project Based Learning in the development and implementation of meaningful, engaging, and authentic student learning experiences for students.

This is Stemiverse Podcast episode 39.

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Show Notes

Peter


Peter Dalmaris is an educator, electrical engineer, electronics hobbyist, and Maker. Creator of online video courses on DIY electronics and author of three technical books, and has recently released his book Maker Education Revolution.   As a Chief Tech Explorer since 2013 at Tech Explorations, the company he founded in Sydney, Australia, Peter’s mission is to explore technology and help educate the world.  Tech Explorations offers educational courses and Bootcamps for electronics hobbyists, STEM students and STEM teachers. A life-long learner, Peter’s core skill is in explaining difficult concepts through video and text. With over 15 years of tertiary teaching experience, Peter has developed a simple yet comprehensive style in teaching that students from all around the world appreciate.  His passion for technology and in particular for the world of DIY open source hardware has been a dominant driver that has guided his personal development and his work through Tech Explorations. Peter’s current online courses have helped over 60,000 people from around the world to be better Makers. 

Peter Dalmaris

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