THROWING DARTS IN TRAFFIC: TEACHING IN AMERICA
WHO IS "UNDERSTAND US" EVENTS?
Howard Egger-Bovet, Founder of Find the Fun Productions and Understand Us Events
Howard Egger-Bovet holds a degree in Psychology and Performing Arts as well as having a California Teaching Credential. He has taught for over 25 years and has performed one-man shows including his one-man history shows for thousands of children nationwide. His performances have been highly praised by Mitchell Korn, Founder of ArtsVision, the national leader in arts in education. Mr. Egger-Bovet is also the co-author of the award-nominated, five-book series USKids History Series by Little Brown, which has garnered great reviews from the New York Times and the Boston Globe. In addition, Mr. Egger-Bovet has been a guest on TV and numerous national radio programs such as Talk America, AP News, and he has taped shows for NPR’s affiliate WNYE in Brooklyn, New York
Mr. Egger-Bovet is currently President of Find the Fun Productions, an educational live theater/media production company producing original shows on American history, brought to DVD, hip-hop films on complex 21st issues and multi-media educational events(sponsored by the San Francisco Film Society) and most recently the production of "Throwing Darts in Traffic: Teaching in America.
In addition, Find the Fun Productions is dedicated to distributing its original, theatrical programming on American history that is relevant, interactive, and entertaining. His first production, directed by Oscar-winner Bert Salzman, is titled “American Colonies/American Revolution” and has received praise from notable publications such as School Library Journal, Booklist, and Social Studies Review. Find the Fun Productions’ second production was “The Civil War: American Against American.” In September of 2006, “The American Constitution: Bundle of Compromises” was released and won the MarCom Gold Award in the Video/Film/Educational category for “talent exceeding a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.” This production has also received 2 coveted Telly Awards as well as being endorsed by the Kids First organization: coalition for quality children’s media. Lastly, this production was honored as a finalist for Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award, an “Oscar” nomination in the educational industry.