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Alex D.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Member since:

August 14, 2013

Tell us a bit about yourself

I recently graduated from the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at UC Santa Barbara, where I worked on Smarty Pants - a Master's these project through the Eco-Entreprenuership program. I am a Bay Area native that is passionate about business and the environment. I am dedicated to making a positive impact on society through entreprenuership endeavors.

What is your role or interest in education technology?

Being married to a teacher, I witnessed the countless hours on nights and weekends developing engaging lesson plans. I also saw the challenges that teachers face aligning content to new and changing standards. I believe that technology can be used to alleviate these pains, and encourage the younger generation to excel in STEM subjects.

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Yes.

Introduction

I am a co-founder of Smarty Pants, a startup that develops interactive media to teach science to primary grades, and uses environmental contexts to engage students and inspire stewardship in youth.


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