Dr. Veronika Machkova is assistant-professor at Department of Chemistry Faculty of Education University of Hradec Kralove. She graduated as Teacher of Chemistry, French language and Informatics for secondary schools at Pedagogical Faculty of the University of Hradec Kralove (M. Ed., 2001). Her Ph.D. she received in Specialization in Pedagogy: Information and communication technology in Education. She researches the use of computers as (especially web-based) tools in natural science teaching and learning. She has experience with teaching at vocational school and in teachers’ professional development.