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Carolyn Staudt
Don Smith
Concord Consortium

Carolyn J. Staudt: Curriculum and Professional Development Consultant for KidSolve, Inc.

Carolyn is a curriculum designer for technology- and Internet-based projects, including Models and Data, Mobile Inquiry Computing, SLiC, VHS, GLOBE, KGS (Kids As Global Scientists), and NetAdventure at the Concord Consortium. Carolyn is especially intrigued with allowing students to collect real-time data with portable sensors and probes attached to handheld computers and microcomputer-based lab (MBL) systems. She has designed professional development that includes implementation of technology into the classroom curriculum, teacher and student utilization of existing software, design of tailored activities, and manipulation of software up to, and including, scripting. She has 20 years experience teaching science and math, including physics, chemistry, geoscience and space science. She holds a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in science from Kent State University. She was a Christa McAuliffe Fellow in 1990 and the Fairlawn, Ohio, Citizen of the Year in 1991.

Previous Experience:

Teaching Experience:

  • Case Western Reserve University, Demonstrations for High School Teachers (Retraining Physics Teachers), summer workshop, 1986-1998
  • John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH- Instructor/Curriculum Developer, Technology Applications in Science & Math Education, 1995-1996
  • A.P. Chemistry, A. P. Physics, Chemistry, Physics, Space Science, Geoscience, Copley High School, Copley, OH, 1987-1994
  • Head of Science Teaching team, Operation Classroom, Sierra Leone, 1992
  • University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, Computers in Physics Applications, summer workshop, 1987
  • Geometry Teacher, Science Department Head & Chemistry/Physics, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, Akron, OH, 1981-1987
  • Chemistry & Physical Science Teacher, Westerville South High School, Westerville, OH, 1979-1981
  • Physics & Advanced Chemistry Teacher, Walsh Jesuit High School, Stow, OH, 1976-1979
  • Remedial Science & Math, Phoenix Foundation, Akron, OH, 1977
  • Remedial Science & Math, Ohio Youth Commission, Cleveland, OH, 1976


  • Kent State University, M.A. Science Education--Curriculum & Instruction, 1992
  • Case Western Reserve University, Physics Certification, 1987
  • Kent State University, Computer Certification, 1983
  • University of Akron, B.A. Education, Chemistry & Math Certification, 1976

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