Dr. Randy K. Yerrick
K-12 Science Education; Apple Learning Interchange
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Dr. Randy Yerrick is a professor of science educaiton and Associate Dean of Educational Technology for GSE. Dr. Yerrick's life work has been devoted to improving science teaching, especially for children who are underserved by today's schools. He spends much of his time teaching children in k - 12 contexts and coordinates his university courses and school collaborations sharing some of his work and teaching through published exhibits at the Apple Learning Interchange as he uses technologies such as digital video and photography, data acquisition tools, digital microscopes, and data analysis tools in science classes to make science learning more meaningful and engaging for children. More recently Dr. Yerrick has been providing content and direction to the iTunes UB effort for its upcoming launch.