Dr. Miri Barak is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Education in Science and Technology, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology. She is the advisor of graduate students and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses. Her academic activities focus on developing, integrating, and assessing science education curricula at school and higher education levels. Her studies involve the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), with emphasis on emerging web-2.0 and cloud applications, to foster meaningful learning and high-order thinking. She is an expert in evaluation and assessment of learning environments. Dr. Barak was the pedagogical advisor and assessment coordinator of several international and national projects. Her academic work is presented in more than 30 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in leading international and national publications.