Mark Smith is currently the High School Learning Technology Teacher at Suzhou Singapore International School where he teaches PYP and MYP Technology as well as IB Computer Science.
He studied Mathematics at University of Houston – Victoria, before doing post-graduate work at Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA, as part of the Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP).
His first experience as an educator was in Missouri City, Texas. He taught mathematics at Hightower High School for 3 years, acting as the department’s technology liaison, before joining SSIS in 2008. Since starting there, He has helped to promote the integration of laptops and other technology into day-to-day education. This has included the facilitation of implementing Moodle as a Virtual Learning Environment for the school.
While still in Texas, he worked with the High School Aerospace Scholars, an educational program at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.