Improving the Astronomy in Schools
Dr. Larry Krumenaker...
...has been an astronomer, DeKalb County high school science teacher, college astronomy instructor in New Jersey and Georgia, and a planetarium instructor. His BS and MS astronomy degrees are from Case Western Reserve University, an MAT in Planetarium Education is from Michigan State University, and his Ph.D. in Science Education is from the University of Georgia. His dissertation was a nationwide survey of high school astronomy courses and the effects of No Child Left Behind on them.
well-published author (Astronomy
Education Review, Science, Sky and Telescope, and
Krumenaker is the publisher/editor of The
magazine and author of several forthcoming books, plus The Characteristics and the Life Cycles of Stars; An Anthology of Current Thought from Rosen Publishers. He
has been a speaker at such diverse meetings sites as the Southeastern
Planetarium Association, AAPT, NSTA, GSTA, various Korean education groups, and the Hungarian Academy of