Emily is a National Board Certified high school science teacher in Novi, Michigan. She teaches Biology, Genetics, Medical Career Explorations and has previously taught mathematics ranging from Algebra to Calculus. Emily is currently working on aligning her district's K-12 curriculum to the new Next Generation of Science Standards. She is passionate about partnering with community businesses to give kids opportunities to do science and math in meaningful ways. Emily uses her experiences as a classroom teacher and as a parent of two young daughters to inform her reviews for Common Sense Media. She holds two master's degrees -- in educational technology and curriculum & teaching -- and a bachelor's in biology with minors in chemistry and math, all from Michigan State University.