Matthew Murrie has an MA in the Teaching of English from Teachers College, Columbia University, and has over five years of experience teaching in five countries on three different continents as a public school teacher, private academy instructor, and Peace Corps volunteer. In addition to having coauthored Every Minute on Earth and Guide to the Planet (Planet Earth), Matthew has also written classroom curriculum and reading material for one of Korea’s leading, private educational institutes, Chungdahm Learning.
Steve Murrie, a retired science teacher who still substitutes and teaches classes at a local community college, has been teaching for nearly 40 years. He holds an MA from Penn State University in Science Education. He is the coauthor of Every Minute on Earth and Guide to the Planet, both published by Scholastic, Inc. His dedication to his work and effectiveness in promoting it has been instrumental in the former reaching the 100,000 sales mark in a little over a year.