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Peter McLaren


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Peter McLaren, Science and Technology Specialist at the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), has been a teacher of science for 13 years at both the high school and middle levels. Before joining RIDE he was the Science Department Chair for grades 7 through 12 for East Greenwich Public Schools in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Prior to his tenure as Department Chair, Peter taught 8th grade science at Archie Cole Middle School.

In addition to his role as a science teacher Peter was also involved as a trainer for several educational technology initiatives such as Project SMART, Rhode Island Teachers and Technology Initiative (RITTI), and Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2). He is currently the Electronic Lists Coordinator for RI Network for Educational Technology (RINET)
As an educator Peter was recognized with the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award (2001) and as the Rhode Island Science Teacher of the Year (1995) by the Network of Educators of Science and Technology. 


Science Education
Technology Education
Instructional Technology