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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Retired Teacher, volunteer, blogger, public school advocate, grandparent, parent, cook, housekeeper.
Location Indiana, United States
Introduction I retired in 2010 after teaching for 35 years in Indiana public schools. I taught grades K through 6 and was a Reading Specialist/Reading Recovery teacher. Beginning in Fall 2010 I started volunteering in a local elementary school and continued until the end of 2017. I advocate for public education with the Northeast Indiana Friends of Public Education.
Interests Public School, Education, Reading, Writing, Science, Chicago Cubs Baseball, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Star Trek
Favorite Movies Star Wars, Stardust, Watermarks, Annie Hall, Back to the Future, Bananas, E.T., Lars and the Real Girl, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Paper Clips, The Princess Bride, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), Cars, Harry Potter Movies, Lord of the Rings.
Favorite Music Mozart, Beatles, Almost everything else.
Favorite Books Foundation Series, The Ugly Little Boy, Nightfall, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, Harry Potter series, The Lord of the Rings, Ramona Series, Stone Fox, Tuck Everlasting, Charlotte's Web, Jonathan Kozol, Gerald Bracey, Susan Ohanian, Richard Allington, Bill Bryson, Shel Silverstein, Deborah Tannen, Carl Sagan, Alfie Kohn, Marie Clay, Edward Hallowell, Diane Ravitch, Anthony Cody