I am a professor of science education at the University of North Georgia. I have 32 experience teaching all grades, Kindergarten through High School. I am a 2007 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Science Teaching and the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher for Georgia in 2014. I am a past president of GSTA and past NSTA District V Director. I am lead author of the NSTA Press Book, "Big Data, Small Devices: Exploring the Natural World using Real-Time Data."