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Michael Bycraft

Middle School, High School
Michael Bycraft has been a teacher since 2006. Currently he is the head of the Design and Innovation department at Korea International School. At KIS he has been teaching robotics, design, CAD and makerspace for the last four years. Before KIS he taught AP and IB environmental science, physics, engineering and robotics in the United States. His engineering and robotics teams have competed at the local, national and international level. He has presented on robotics, makerspace, and science education at a number of state, national and international conferences, such as KORCOS, EARCOS, and the NSTA.

Mike is a passionate learner, and constantly seeks new educational opportunities in addition to his classroom duties. He most recently was selected to become a certified Google Innovator. He is a Raspberry Pi Microcomputer educator, and a Level 2 Google educator. He currently serves on TinkerCAD's advisory team, a group of educators working with AUTODESK software to help teachers incorporate computer design into their classes. Before going into teaching he worked as a researcher and scientist for the University of Michigan. He enjoys building robots, computers, and other cool nerdy things. He likes power tools and wants all students to have hands on design experience.