Denise Wright, has taught online and face to face in STEM education for over 22 years. She is currently writing for Science Scope, her column in called The Online Teacher. The column focuses on best practices in online education. Denise, is a member of ISTE, NSTA Technology Advisory Board, and volunteers for NASA as a Solar System Ambassador. She, was one of the first teacher's in her state to pilot a historic Alvan Clark Refracting Telescope, in a distance learning environment. Classrooms across, South Carolina, now use this technology in cooperation with the South Carolina State Museum, to view the sun and night sky. In her local community, she founded the amateur astronomy group, Grand Strand Astronomers. One of her favorite night time observing sessions was under a sixty one inch reflecting telescope on Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona. Her passions include learning about emerging technologies, astronomy, coding, and robotics.