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Mr. Ryan Ruhl
Ryan Ruhl was raised in Tecumseh, Michigan, a small town south of Ann Arbor. After graduating high school in 1998, he attended Michigan State University and studied music composition and telecommunication. In 2003, Mr. Ruhl started a video production company, Real to Reel Productions, which specialized in event videography (weddings, dance recitals, etc.). He returned to school in 2006, began teaching full time in 2008, and completed his M.A. in Teaching from Oakland University in 2011. Despite his love for music, Mr. Ruhl often listens to science podcasts while doing chores. His personal life revolves around his wife, Becky, and five "fur-children". Mr. Ruhl is caretaker of two shaggy border collies, and three very fluffy cats. Besides walking his dogs, he stays active playing indoor soccer and rock climbing. Mr. Ruhl's philosophy on education is to harness natural curiosity and pair it with critical thinking skills, find real-world relevance, and make connections.