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Robert Gardner, American writer, consultant. Recipient fellowships National Science Foundation, Wesleyan University, Bowdoin College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Providence College, 1985-1963, 59, 73, 79, Klingenstein Foundation, Teachers College Columbia University, 1983-1984. Member National Science Teachers Association, American Association Physics Teacher, Sigma Xi.

Background

Gardner, Robert was born on February 21, 1929 in Redding, Connecticut, United States. Son of Volney Paul and Mary Tyler Gardner.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Wesleyan University, 1951. Master of Arts, Trinity College, 1957. Certified Advanced Study, Wesleyan University, 1963.

Career

Administrative assistant, American Cyanamid, Idaho Falls, Idaho., 1951-1952; teacher, coach, Salisbury (Connecticut) School, 1952-1963; chair science department, Salisbury (Connecticut) School, 1959-1963, 68-89; developer, Education Development Center, Newton, Massachusetts, 1963-1964, 66-68; private practice consultant and author, North Eastham, Massachusetts, since 1989. Consultant National Science Foundation-Agency for International Development, Ajmer, India, 1967. Teacher physics workshop Colorado School Mines, Golden, 1986, 88.

Works

Membership

Member National Science Teachers Association, American Association Physics Teacher, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Natalie Candee Sanford, September 10, 1949. Children: John Thomas, Barbara Lee Conklin.

father:
Volney Paul

mother:
Mary Tyler Gardner

spouse:
Natalie Candee Sanford

children:
Barbara Lee Conklin Gardner

John Thomas Gardner