Gary Gruber

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Gary R. Gruber (born Brooklyn, New York City, New York) is an American theoretical physicist, educator,[1] and author who has written many books and software programs for standardized test preparation.[2] His work focuses on test-taking and critical thinking skills [3] [4][5][6] and claims sales of more than 7 million books.[7] His writings include the Gruber's Complete Guide series[8] as well as books and columns of brain teaser puzzles[9][10][11] and other articles.[12][13][14][15] He also works with schools, school districts, state departments of education and other educational organizations in the development of testing and critical thinking skills and educational motivation programs.[16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23]

Personal Background[edit]

He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and obtained a bachelor's degree from the City College of New York and a master's degree in physics from Columbia University. He obtained a PhD in physics from Yeshiva University in 1969; his thesis was on The Heating of the Solar Chromosphere.[24]

He lives in Mill Valley, California.[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gruber, Gary R.". High Beam. January 2005. Retrieved 10 Aug 2011. 
  2. ^ "Got the S.A.T. Jitters? Software to the Rescue". New York Times. October 11, 1995. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Take the quiz created by a 'super genius' SAT expert to see how you might do on the new version of the test". Business Insider. February 13, 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Which Test is Better to Take-The New SAT or Current One?". The Washington Post. October 15, 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Staats, Jim (October 3, 2009). "Marin snapshot: Gary Gruber is nationally renowned authority on standardized tests". Marin IJ. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Applied Genius". Costco Connection. August 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Gary Gruber website". Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Gruber's Complete SAT Guide 2015, 18th edition (Paperback)". Amazon. Retrieved 16 Nov 2014. 
  9. ^ Gruber, Gary R. (2010). The World's 200 Hardest Brain Teasers. Google Books. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  10. ^ Gruber, Ph.D., Gary R. (10 April 2014). "Dr. Gary Gruber's Brain Teasers, Vol. 2". San Francisco Classical Voice. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  11. ^ Gruber, Ph.D., Gary R. (January 2014). "Who's Game" (PDF). Delta Airlines Sky Magazine. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  12. ^ Gruber, Ph.D., Gary R. (10 April 2014). "The American Curiosity Crisis". Huffington Post. Retrieved 11 Apr 2014. 
  13. ^ Gruber, Ph.D., Gary R. (5 July 2014). "The Importance of Process in Achieving Results". Huffington Post. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  14. ^ Gruber, Gary (19 February 2014). "Dumbing Down in the Nation". Marinscope Papers. Retrieved 19 Feb 2014. 
  15. ^ "Dr. Gruber's Brain Teasers and Articles". Dr. Gary Gruber, Ph.D. Website. January 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  16. ^ Lore, Diane (30 October 2013). "A turn for the better in test-taking". Staten Island Advance. Retrieved 1 Nov 2013. 
  17. ^ Marin County Board of Education (21 February 2014). "Standardized Testing for Parents, Students, and Educators" (PDF). Marin County Board of Education. Retrieved 21 Feb 2014. 
  18. ^ Marin County Board of Education (24 March 2014). "Standardized Testing for Parents, Students, and Educators Video Presentation". Marin County Board of Education. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  19. ^ St. Peter's Boys High School Parents' Club Activity (17 September 2013). "Parents' Club Orientation & Welcome with Guest Speaker Dr. Gary Gruber". St. Peter's Boys High School Website. Retrieved 9 Apr 2014. 
  20. ^ College Week Live (September 2014). "Thinking Your Way to Great SAT/ACT Scores Video Presentation". College Week Live. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  21. ^ CBS News (11 May 2015). "Renowned Educator Advises Students To Use All Experiences For Positive Teaching". CBS News. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  22. ^ Victorville Daily Press (16 August 2015). "Testing the Test". Victorville Daily Press. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  23. ^ Desert Dispatch (21 August 2015). "Our view: Dumber SAT not cure for what ails us". Desert Dispatch. Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  24. ^ Gruber, Gary Richard (1969). "The Heating of the Solar Chromosphere". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  25. ^ Wait, Wait, Tell Me... - Marin Magazine - August 2008 - Marin County, California Retrieved 2016-12-15.

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