Merle is a passionate STEAM teacher and Maker in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has been a teacher for 33 years, and started as an Art & Craft teacher and then discovered the exciting world of STEAM. When the position of STEAM Teacher became available at her school, she grabbed it! It gave her the opportunity of living her passion every day and watching children develop a love of STEAM education and enabling a growth mindset in every child that comes into her classroom. Merle is an avid problem solver, graphic artist, set & costume designer and more. Some of her newer hobbies are animation and robotics.