For the past 15 years, Ms. Mendiola has been working as an educator in elementary, middle, and high schools in Monterrey Mexico. Ms. Mendiola has taught Biology, Physics, and Chemistry and is a pioneer of STEM/STEAM programming in Monterrey. She teaches in both English and Spanish for learners of diverse skill levels.
For her current teaching position, she planned, implemented, and executed the preparation of students to compete in regional and national science contests such as JASON Project, Youth Leader Explorers and Comisión Nacional de Ciencias y Tecnología (CONACYT). Three years ago, she understood the importance of the UNO platform and began incorporating it into her teaching. For the past two years, she has written, implemented, and assessed the junior high school technology curriculum focused on UNOs. For her school, she has had the opportunity to write and implement after-school programs and training for teachers as well as the junior high school science and technology fair.
Ms. Mendiola is the co-author of The ARDUINO Classroom: STEAM Edition, The STEAM+C Classroom: Internet of Things Edition, and The STEAM+C Classroom: Science and Engineering Fair Edition.