Shenzhen American International School
Darin Schmidt is the principal of the Shenzhen American International School. SAIS is the first and finest project-based learning school in Shenzhen. Students and teachers are active in the Maker Faire Shenzhen, the Nanshan School Maker Faire, and MakeFashion EDU. SAIS faculty members are in demand around the globe as thought leaders in PBL and MakerEd. As principal of SAIS, Mr. Schmidt is aligning PBL and MakerEd with the science of learning. The teachers at SAIS are applying cognitive science to education in order to improve student outcomes in both traditional measures and 21st Century skills. The mission is to prepare students to succeed anywhere in the world.