Edward Tarte

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About me

Industry Education
Occupation math teacher (partly retired)
Location Kingwood, Texas, United States
Introduction Hello. I am Edward, or Ed for short. I live alone near Houston, Texas. After 17 years teaching middle school math and 20 years teaching high school math, I have retired from classroom teaching but am self-employed as a private math tutor. I play chess on the Internet Chess Club, take chess lessons, play piano by ear, listen to music.
Interests math, music, chess
Favorite Music classical, favorite composers: Beethoven Mozart Brahms Schubert, marches, favorite march composer: John Philip Sousa, Broadway show tunes, movie music, songs from my childhood (1940s)
Favorite Books God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We Suffer--by Bart Ehrman, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music by Ted Libbey, The Puzzlemaster Presents by Will Shortz, Mathematical Puzzles for Beginners and Enthusiasts by G. Mott-Smith