Inventionland Institute has honored Propel Braddock Hills Middle School science teacher Mayada Christiansen as its Teacher of the Month.
During her 12-week Inventionland Innovation course, students work in teams to brainstorm ideas and then develop prototypes.
“It’s an authentic and compelling experience because the ideas come from the students as a way to solve a problem they feel is important,” said Christiansen, who received her master’s in teaching through the Pittsburgh Urban Teaching Corps. The PUTC is a collaboration between Propel Schools and Chatham University.
Inventionland featured a profile of the Propel science teacher on its website.