Meet Dr. Skateboard...College Professor Teaches Physics Through Skateboarding

Meet Dr. Skateboard...College Professor Teaches Physics Through Skateboarding

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Meet Dr. Skateboard...College Professor Teaches Physics Through Skateboarding

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Meet Bill Robertson a.k.a. Dr. Skateboard. Bill serves as Dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso and is known for utilizing skateboards to engage and connect with his STEM students. Cheers to Dr. Skateboard and all the teachers who are willing to step outside the box to make their subjects more relatable. This dude is rad.

Who is Dr. Skateboard?

Dr. Skateboard is Bill Robertson, Ph.D., an educator for more than 20 years and has taught at the middle school, high school, and university levels. His academic areas of expertise are in science education, curriculum development, and technology integration for K–12.

Dr. Bill Robertson is no ordinary guy and his identity as Dr. Skateboard comes from his expertise in the fields of education and skateboarding. Always one to combine education with athletic achievement, Bill has received a Ph.D. in Multicultural Teacher and Childhood Education. He also has accumulated undergraduate degrees in History, Spanish and Zoology, as well as a Master’s degree in Education.

Bill has been a high school and middle school teacher too. He is an accomplished professional announcer, performer, presenter and teacher. A skateboarder for over 35 years, Bill has entertained 1000’s of spectators at schools, special events and festivals throughout the United States.

Here’s Dr. Skateboard’s TED Talk:

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