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Mr. Michael Balaun

   

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Education

  • B.S. Computer Science

Position at Oakcliff Elementary School

  • Teacher, 4th Grade math and science

 

 

 

 

 

Biography

I have arrived in the classroom after spending twenty years in the software engineering world. During that time I have provided customer support, tested new products, and coded in Java, C, C++, C#, VBA and too many other languages to list them all. I do enjoy working with technology, and will be bringing many opportunities for students to get hands-on with tech at Oakcliff. I have always loved Math and Science. That is why I am teaching those two subjects. I love to read, too, so expect to see a full library in my classroom!

Outside of Oakcliff, I love the outdoors. I like to hike, and I enjoy being on the water. This includes rowing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, and dragon boating. I even have a gold medal which I won at the 2015 Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival men’s open race!

Ms. Balaun and I live in DeKalb County with our son, who is in high school, and two cats. We can’t wait to see what the new school year brings!

 

Useful Website Links

https://www.khanacademy.org/

http://vihart.com/videos/

 

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" Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference."
Claire Fagin


 

Photo taken at Second Ledge on the Chattooga River by Dave Ward. Used with permission.

 

 

 

 

Photo taken on the Chattahoochee River by Wendy Sbarra Barnes. Used with permission.

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