Tyler DeWitt

Hey science teachers — make it fun

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDxBeaconStreet
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High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about his new lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) — and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand. He delivers a rousing call for science teachers to ditch the jargon and extreme precision, and instead make science sing through stories and demonstrations.

Tyler DeWitt
/ Science enthusiast

Tyler DeWitt recognizes that textbooks are not the way to get young people interested in science. Instead, he teaches science by making it fun and fantastical.  Full bio.

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