Mr. Robert Landers

Grant Category: Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program
Field of Specialization: Physics
Name: Mr. Robert Landers       
Official Address: Gwinnett Country Public Schools, Peachtree
Ridge High School,
Suwanee, Georgia
Indian Host Institution: Welham Girl's School
Dehradun Uttrakhand

Kolkata, West Bengal
Duration of Grant & Start Date : Duration: 6 months
August 2011

Brief Bio:
Mr. Robert Landers graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS in mechanical engineering and from Georgia State with his Masters in science education. He has taught at Peachtree Ridge High School for the past three years. He typically teaches AP physics B, AP physics C, and CP physics as well as working with the Ultimate Frisbee Club, the AP program, the school Intervention Team, and Science Olympiad.

As a Fulbright Teacher Exchange Robert Landers will be teaching at the Welham Girls' School in Dehradun, India. While there, he will teach many different facets of physics to several different grade levels throughout the day. He hopes to grow his cultural awareness and sensitivities as well as his abilities to communicate. Further he hopes that this exchange will foster a long lasting and mutually beneficial relationship between the Welham Girls' School and his home school in Georgia.