Despite dwindling resources and high-stakes testing, public school teachers all over the country are managing to breathe life, passion, and excitement into their classrooms. In this new book by bestselling author A.J. Juliani and lifelong educator David Baugh, you'll meet a diverse group of teachers-Mavericks-who are doing exactly that. You'll hear from teachers across the country and how they are shaking up the norm. Each story includes a powerful vignette and a breakdown of tactics used, so you can bring inspiration and strategies back to your own classroom.
Together, these teachers and their stories will show you how to relate and respond to your students' most pressing needs, leaving you feeling reenergized in your role as a change-maker.
||Taylor & Francis Ltd
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David Baugh is the Superintendent of Schools in the Centennial School District outside Philadelphia. A lifelong educator, artist, and athlete, as well as a huge fan of public education, he has presented and written about distributed leadership, school choice, and open education resources.
A.J. Juliani is a leading educator in the area of innovation, design thinking, and inquiry-based learning. He is currently the Director of Technology and Innovation for Centennial School District. He is the author of books centered around student agency, choice, innovative learning, and engagement.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The science of the Maverick Movement
Chapter 2: Changing Classroom for a Changing World
Chapter 3: STEM Pushing the Boundaries of American Education
Chapter 4: Mavericks lay the foundation
Chapter 5: Elementary Mavericks blaze the way
Chapter 6: West Coast Mavericks
Chapter 7: First People Mavericks
Chapter 8: Makers Going to Make
Chapter 9: Mavericks Using Technology
Chapter 10: International Mavericks in America
Chapter 11: Mavericks Going Rogue on a Mission
Chapter 13: Front Range Mavericks
Chapter 14: Becoming a Maverick Leader
Chapter 15: Becoming a Maverick School