Teddy Macker is a father of two girls who attend The Waldorf School of Santa Barbara. He holds a BA (English) from Tufts University and MFA (English) from UC Irvine. He has taught at many schools at various levels and currently is on faculty in the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara. He has published writings on the relationship between education and technology and also is the author of “This World,” a collection of poetry (White Cloud Press, 2015; foreword by Brother David Steindl-Rast). He lives on a small farm in Carpinteria with his wife and children.