Heather Robinson has taught 8th grade at Desert Canyon Middle School in Scottsdale, AZ since 2015, but these lessons were designed while she was teaching 5th grade. She received her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University, and was named Arizona History Teacher of the Year in 2006. As a Teaching Consultant with the Arizona Geographic Alliance, Heather has had the opportunity to present lessons at national and state conferences since 1996. Additionally, she taught a Social Studies Methods course as an adjunct instructor for Northern Arizona University. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and brings twenty-four years of classroom experience to the Master Teacher Project.