Aaron Maurer is an Instructional Coach for Bettendorf Middle School. In education for over a decade, he has also taught 6th grade social studies, literature, and computer, and has spent many years teaching gifted education in grades 4-8. Aaron is a member of the Lego Education Advisory Panel, Microsoft Innovator Educator Expert, and a finalist for the Iowa Teacher of the Year in 2014. An avid fan of STEM, Makerspaces, and Project Based Learning, he launched a new engineering program called Young Engineers of Today and coaches two robotics teams. He loves spending time with his three kids, Aiden, Addyson, and Ava, their new bulldog Frankie May, and acting like the fourth child to his wife Amanda. You can check out all his work on his website www.coffeeforthebrain.com
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