Lev grew up in Brooklyn and is a graduate of New York City schools, in which he has now taught english, math and computer science for 20 years. Besides using numbers, equations and other mathematical models to teach programming, Lev presents the characters and actions in stories to model digital principles and behaviors, opening up coding to all types of learners. He is always looking to connect technology learning with all the other classes at UA Maker.
Lev graduated with honors in English from Oberlin College and holds a Masters of Professional Studies from New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program. He has taught in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan and can usually be found in the computer lab listening to salsa and playing board games (at lunch) or pingpong (after school).