Welcome to Mathematics Grade 7!!
I'll admit, I was getting bored. After teaching for a few years in 8th grade, I needed a change. I asked and was hansomly rewarded with a return to where it all began for me..Math 7!!
Mr. Aiken, born 'n raised in Atlanta, GA spent much of his time as a youngster playing either the tuba, sousaphone, bassoon, clarinet, or snare drum. During marching season, I was marched primarily rifle, but also dabbled with sabre. In college I was a member of some independent guards in and around south GA or north FL. I have taught guard of and on for years (more than I wish to count).
In 2002, I received by Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Valdosta State University in 2002. I worked in the Emergency Departments of Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. My main focus was neurological disorders and diseases. However , I knew something was not right and after a particularly eye-opening night, I left nursing for good, moved to Asheville, enrolled at UNC-A and am now in my 5th + year at Owen Middle as a Mathematics Teacher.
I have a very active life beyond school. I like to develop web and desktop-based applications in my spare time, as well as swim, hike, bike, waterski, and travel when I get the whim. Yes, I am the Owen Disney Freak. :-)