Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Todd Samet is an experienced science teacher, instructional coach and curriculum developer with 36 years of classroom experience. As a teacher, Todd has consistently improved student achievement and motivation with an inquiry-focused, laboratory-based approach to science instruction. He has concentrated on developing, for all his students, the skills of critical thinking, collaboration and perseverance that are necessary to understand and apply the complex relationships of science. His work in all phases of the craft – curriculum, instruction and assessment – gives him a unique perspective on how to practically implement new and exciting theories into a working classroom.

Participants leave Todd’s presentations with a wealth of practical ideas and resources they will be able to use immediately to increase student engagement and understanding in the science classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Mr. Samet is experienced, knowledgeable and informative. His presentations are supported with relevant background material and provide information I can readily apply in my classroom."

"Todd is well organized and provides concrete strategies that I can implement in my classroom the next day. I look forward to workshops he is leading because my time feels well spent."

"Todd’s knowledge of NGSS is outstanding. After working with him, I understand the new standards a lot better, and I have tools that I can use in my classes straight away."

"Todd is one of the best teachers I’ve ever met. I am able to implement new instructional strategies a lot better because of him."

"I cannot recommend Todd enough. He is an expert in instructional design and provides workshop participants with hands-on, applicable strategies for implementing new instructional ideas."

"He works tirelessly to create meaningful curriculum while still making himself available to answer our day-to-day science questions."

"Todd Samet’s presentation was very informative, dynamic and very useful."