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About Bobson Wong
Since 2005, Bobson has taught math in New York City public high schools. He is a three-time recipient of the Math for America Master Teacher Fellowship and is also a New York State Master Teacher. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the National Museum of Mathematics and the NCTM Nominations & Elections Committee. Twitter: @bobsonwong, Web: http://bobsonwong.com
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