Martin Kulak has been nominated to receive the Teacher of the Year Award for 2013-2014 from the Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Kulak teaches at James B. Conant High School in Hoffman Estates and is the leader of the District 211 Physics Teacher Professional Learning Team. He has worked with a group of colleagues who created a featured application on the iTunes Store, Step2Step Physics: Mechanics, which now has close to 3,000 downloads.
In addition, a member of his team created a Physics iBook on iTunes U that includes Kulak’s notes and lectures, which learners all over the world can download for free. Currently, there are more than 60,000 subscribers to the course.
The ISAAPT Award winner will be announced in March and will be presented during the fall meeting of the Section.