Visiting Technology/Engineering teacher from Weston Middle School, Weston, MA
200 Boston Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
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.
B.S. in Life Sciences, M.I.T. 1973
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, M.I.T. 1975
M.A.T., Simmons College 2002
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.
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.
Technology/Engineering Course Materials for Middle School,
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.