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"Just Let Me Teach!" with David Lee Finkle

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Mary E. LaLuna welcomes David Lee Finkle for our discussion titled, "Just Let Me Teach" David Finkle, "Mr. Fitz Comic Strip" for this round table discussion about education. Find out what happens when you bring together 2 outspoken educators!  You see teachers become "TRANSFORMERS!" 
David Lee Finkle was raised in Upstate New York and came to Florida to attend Stetson University. He has been teaching English in Volusia County Schools, Florida, since 1990. In 2005, he was the Volusia County Teacher of the Year, and a University of Florida Distinguished Educator. Since 2000, his comic strip about teaching, “Mr. Fitz” has been running five times a week in the Daytona Beach News-Journal. His youngadult novel, Making My Escape was published in 2002. In 2008 Scholastic Professional Books published his book for teachers, Writing Extraordinary Essays, which contains over 80 “Mr. Fitz” cartoons. A second book for teachers, Teaching Students to Make Writing Visual and Vivid, was released in July 2010.  His blog, “The Real Mr. Fitz” has been featured on The Washington Post’s The Answer Sheet by Valerie Strauss.
Mary E. LaLuna has been an educator for over 13 years and has advanced degrees in Ed. Leadership and Curriculum Instruction. When Mary is not producing ArtSees Diner Radio, blogging, writing she is focused on education.