Zach is in his fifth year teaching high school mathematics in Mid-Michigan. He currently teaches AP Calculus, Pre-calculus, and Algebra II.

He believes that technology can be a tool to help differentiate instruction, create higher level thinking opportunities, give students choice, increase collaboration, and foster creativity.

In his pre-calculus class he works closely with Steve Kelly and together they have implemented a class that combines inquiry and problem based learning with the Flipped Classroom format as the backbone of the class. (Their class website is ) Follow them on Twitter to stay up to date on their progress and when/where they will be presenting.

You can contact Zach via e-mail at or connect with him on Twitter: @z_cress.

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