Barbara Dorritie

Subject Areas: Biology and Physics

Partner Fellow: Jason Bellorado

Short Bio: Barbara Dorritie has been teaching science in the Cambridge Public Schools since 1991. She has taught at every grade level from Kindergarten to Grad School. Barbara is a strong believer in science inquiry, and worked for several years as a science staff developer for elementary teachers in Cambridge. Barbara is also a science team coach and co-organizer of the annual science fair/community night at Cambridge Rindge and Latin.

Areas of interest: Evolution, Alternative Energy, Kinetic Art

Reflections on GK-12 Program involvement:
Participation in the GK-12 program has been extremely gratifying. My students have really benefitted from working closely with Jason, and I have had the opportunity to be exposed to cutting-edge research in physics, chemistry and engineering.