with mathematics and literacy skills using wireless mobile devices to create augmented reality simulations. In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher. At the National Research Council, he was a member of the Committee on Foundations of Educational and Psychological Assessment and a member of the subcommittee on information technology for the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems. He serves on advisory boards and commissions for Public Broadcasting’s TeacherLine, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center, and several federal research grants. He is a member of the board of directors of the Boston Tech Academy, an experimental small high school in the Boston public school system. He was the editor of the 1998 Yearbook of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Learning with Technology, and coeditor of Scaling Up Success: Lessons Learned from Technology-based Educational Innovation (Jossey-Bass, 2005). In September 2005 he led an invitational research conference on online teacher professional development; the conference volume, Online Professional Development for Teachers: Emerging Models and Methods, was published by the Harvard Education Press in 2006. He has an Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Vinton Cerf is vice president and “chief Internet evangelist” for Google, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies to support the development of advanced Internet-based products and services from Google. Previously he was senior vice president of technology strategy for MCI and senior vice president of architecture and technology. He is the codesigner of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet, for which he was awarded the U.S. National Medal of Technology. He received the Alan M. Turing award in 2004. He served as founding president of the Internet Society from 1992 to 1995 and in 1999 served a term as chairman of the board. He was a member of the U.S. Presidential Information Technology Advisory Committee from 1997 to 2001 and serves on several national, state, and industry committees focused on cyber security. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Association for Computing Machinery, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Engineering Consortium, the Computer History Museum, and the National Academy of Engineering. He has a B.S. in mathematics from Stanford University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Susan Doubler is associate professor of science education at Lesley University and codirector of the Center for Science Teaching and Learning