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Jonathan Dietz
Visiting Technology/Engineering teacher from Weston Middle School, Weston, MA


Contact Info:
200 Boston Avenue
Suite G810
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: 617.645.1262
Fax: 617-627-4760
Email

Biography:
After graduating from MIT with degrees in life sciences and electrical engineering, Jonathan was a clinical engineer with the Veterans Administration from 1975-2000, with a multitude of projects including prosthetic devices and interfacing, ICU, cath lab, and operating room design, and other projects.

Since the mid-1990's, and beginning full-time in 2000, Jonathan has been working to improve the teaching of project-based science, technology/engineering, and design in Grades K-8, working as both an in-class educator and curriculum designer, with a special interest in creating online curriculum materials.

Education:
B.S. in Life Sciences, M.I.T. 1973
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, M.I.T. 1975
M.A.T., Simmons College 2002

Research Interests:
Curriculum development for technology/engineering instruction for K-12; open-source onine curricula. Working to develop high-school level engineering curriculum.

Active contributor to Robosail, a community-based high-school Arduino-based robotic sailboat project.

CEEO Responsibilities:
I plan to be an active contributor to both the CEEO and Malden High School makerspace projects, and to work with CEEO visiting faculty on Arduino-based projects.

Publications:

LEGOengineering.com, Contributing Writer

Technology/Engineering Course Materials for Middle School, Author

RoboSail Model Boat Competition and Regatta, Contributor

Jonathan Dietz and Michael Field, Ion Transport in rabbit eal mucosa IV. Bicarbonate secretion. American Journal of Physiology, Vol. 225, No. 4, October 1973.