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Aaron Maurer
Works at Bettendorf Middle School
Attended Ashford University
Lives in Bettendorf, IA
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What is True Survival? http://wp.me/p4covo-1zb
Learning does not have to suck. Yes, there are times when learning can be tough and not enjoyable. That is just part of the process. However, that does not
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Make Writing with LEGO Instead of Writing Old School http://wp.me/p4covo-1yX
If you really stop to think about writing and the process it sure looks an awful like the process we use in Makerspaces. You have an idea, you draft, you
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What is True Survival? http://wp.me/p4covo-1zb
Learning does not have to suck. Yes, there are times when learning can be tough and not enjoyable. That is just part of the process. However, that does not
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Make Writing with LEGO Instead of Writing Old School http://wp.me/p4covo-1yX
If you really stop to think about writing and the process it sure looks an awful like the process we use in Makerspaces. You have an idea, you draft, you
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Make Writing with LEGO Instead of Writing Old School http://wp.me/p4covo-1yX
If you really stop to think about writing and the process it sure looks an awful like the process we use in Makerspaces. You have an idea, you draft, you
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Education
  • Ashford University
    Secondary Education, 1999 - 2003
    Secondary Education Degree with concentrations in US History, World History, Pyschology, and Economics
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Masters in Educational/Instructional Technology,, 2005 - 2007
    emphasis on web design
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Other names
MowPow, Coffeechug, Coffeechugbooks
Story
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Bald and beautiful nerdy geek on a journey to inspire others to do their best. GETTING IT DONE!
Introduction
Iowa Teacher of Year Finalist, Google Glass Explorer, Instructional Coach, Robotics, FLL, Podcaster, LEGO infatuation with a coffee in my hand.
Bettendorf, Iowa  ·  coffeeforthebrain.com
Bragging rights
Bammy Award Winner, Iowa Teacher of the Year Finalist, YEOT Educator
Work
Occupation
Educator, Talented and Gifted Education, Lego Robotics, Basketball Coach, Flat Classroom
Skills
Teaching, Web Design, Classroom, Coaching, Blogger, Education, Robotics, YouTube, Flat Classroom, Educational Technology, Triathlon, Educational Leadership, K-12 Literacy, Elementary Education
Employment
  • Bettendorf Middle School
    Educator, present
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Bettendorf, IA
Previously
Elkhart, IN
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Boing Boing
plus.google.com

A directory of wonderful things: boingboing.net

Parent And Child Arduino Workshop
www.donorschoose.org

My students need three Arduino Starter Kits to learn how to code in the workshop and then have necessary materials to learn more at home. Ho

Google Glass for BMS Students and Teachers
www.indiegogo.com

I received an invite for Google Glass. I have so many amazing ideas, projects, and activities to incorporate Google Glass into BMS learning.

A Warning to Young People: Don't Become a Teacher
www.huffingtonpost.com

Young teachers from across the United States have told me they no longer have the ability to properly manage classrooms not because of lack

Parent And Child Arduino Workshop
www.donorschoose.org

How many of you know why things work the way they do? It is vital for students to see and understand the behind the scenes thinking that goe

Mr. Maurer's Classroom
www.donorschoose.org

To learn more about my classrooms and the global projects we are working on, please check out the various links.----------------------------

Documentation of Robotics in Common Core Classrooms
www.donorschoose.org

Robots are taking over the world. Students need to see how robotics impact the real world. The only way to do this is to bring the robot to

#coffeechugPLN Twitter Chat: Mindset Discussion #2
coffeeforthebrain.blogspot.com

When? Tuesday, May 7th Time? 8:00 pm central time Hashtag? #coffeechugPLN Chat #3: Mindset Chat #2 based on research of Carol Dweck. We will

Seth's Blog: Urgency and accountability are two sides of the innovation ...
sethgodin.typepad.com

As organizations and individuals succeed, it gets more difficult to innovate. There are issues of coordination, sure, but mostly it's about

Book Review: Green Beans and Ice Cream: The Remarkable Power of Positive...
coffeeforthebrain.blogspot.com

Book Description from Amazon.com Publication Date: October 15, 2012 Green Beans and Ice Cream? At first glance, they don’t sound like they g

Get the Shirt. Join Mozilla | Protect The Web
firefoxtshirt.mozilla.org

I just ordered the *official* Firefox t-shirt, available only to supporters. Order your own and join Mozilla here -- the ONLY place on the W

Alcoa Bald Eagle Camera at Davenport Works
www.alcoa.com

Alcoa's Davenport Works has established a web camera for a nesting pair of bald eagles.

Training the brain to stress less
www.cnn.com

What if we really could harness technology "Matrix"-style to help train our brains to better cope with everyday stress?

How to Improve Your Athletic (and Other) Performance Through Self-talk |...
bigthink.com

How to Improve Your Athletic (and Other) Performance Through Self-talk. Maria Konnikova on August 4, 2011, 10:56 AM. Tweet. Thorpetr. In 199

FratMusic.com's Summertime Chillin
8tracks.com

100+ tracks of reggae, electro, country, and hip-hop for those relaxed summer days

What's inside an elephant? - Boing Boing
feeds.boingboing.net

Mark Frauenfelder Cory Doctorow David Pescovitz Xeni Jardin Editors. Rob Beschizza Managing Editor. Maggie Koerth-Baker Science Editor. Jaso

dmb :: 2011-07-08 :: Chicago Lakeside
dmbstream.com

Dave Matthews Band concert at Chicago Lakeside on July 8, 2011

Tim Ferriss: On The Creative Process And Getting Your Work Noticed
99u.com

The author of The 4-Hour Chef on how he markets his work while keeping focused with the help of timers, old laptops, and an avoidance of pub

Bettendorf students share eagle cam lessons worldwide
qctimes.com

As Aaron Maurer’s fifth-grade students worked at their computers last week, the sound of wind blowing into a microphone could be heard throu