Michael M. Rook is a learning scientist; design enthusiast; developer of learning technologies; consultant on supporting innovative pedagogy with technology; previous K-12th grade computer science, mathematics, and music teacher; and previous higher education instructor of multimedia, design thinking, and disruptive technologies in teaching and learning. After receiving his Ph.D. in Learning, Design, and Technology from Penn State, Michael served as the Postdoctoral Scholar of the Krause Innovation Studio. He continues to collaborate on research on learning spaces as Senior Research Fellow with the Krause Innovation Studio. Michael also is an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow placed in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings within the Education and Human Resources