Diana April Laufenberg
Diana April Laufenberg has taught all grade levels from 7-12 in Social Studies, and she currently works with 11th and 12th grade students at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, an inquiry-driven, project-based high school focused on modern learning.
Her practice has deep roots in experiential education, taking students from the classroom to the real world and back again. Before finding her way to Philadelphia, she was an active member of the teaching community in Flagstaff, Arizona where she was named Technology Teacher of the Year and a member of the Governor’s Master Teacher Corps.
Recently Diana was featured on TED.com for her “How to Learn? From Mistakes” and recognised for earning National Board Certification. Her publications include a featured piece on the New York Times Learning blog, co-authoring a chapter in an educational leadership book, an article in the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy and regular contributions to teachinghistory.org.