David Dockterman is chief architect, learning sciences at Scholastic Education where he provides guidance on turning research into practice and programs. He was one of the founders of Tom Snyder Productions, a leading educational software developer and publisher that was acquired by Scholastic in 2001. Over his 25-plus years in the industry, Dockterman has led the development of scores of award-winning instructional technology programs, including Decisions, Decisions; Thinking Reader; FASTT Math; and TimeLiner. Most recently he served as a key advisor for the creation of Scholastic's MATH 180. Dockterman authored the books Great Teaching in the One Computer Classroom and Weaving Technology into Your Teaching. He also cocreated and cowrote Science Court, the highly acclaimed animated TV show that ran for three years on ABC's Saturday Morning. Before joining Tom Snyder Productions, Dockterman taught high school social studies. He has dedicated himself to supporting classroom teaching and the successful integration of technology into schools. "Dock" enjoys family time and community volunteer work.