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Robert Diaz, the chief writer for Ed Videacy is an English teacher at North Dallas High School in Texas. His biography includes: Certified teacher, bilingual, English and Spanish (6-12) and Pre-K to 4th grade. Currently he's teaching English and Spanish, preparing students for state standardized curricula and assessments as well as the upcoming Advanced Placement English Literature  and AP Spanish Literature  exams. In addition he  tutors after school. Past experience includes teaching elementary and middle school reading & writing, 4th grade math and adult education ESL courses. When he's not preparing lesson plans, he works to promote educational technology including online, distance learning and clicker response systems. He's worked 5 years at a graphic arts service bureau editing advertising copy and images, spent several years as a legal clerk in the US Army where he prepared legal forms for criminal, defense and tax attorneys using Microsoft Office, one of the few MS products he uses as most of his trade tools are branded Apple/Mac (having used Apple computers since 1986). His language skills include Spanish (he's a native of New York's Spanish Harlem), Russian, basic Japanese and Arabic, the latter studied for the last five years while teaching in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His favorite hobby is reading.
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