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Aaron Spurr

Field Experience Coordinator

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Northern Iowa
Latham 121
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335

area of specialty: Science

Areas of Expertise: 

FileMaker Pro Database Development and Server Administration
Technology Integration 
PowerSchool Student Information System Administration
Moodle Learning Management System Administration
National Board Certification

Courses Taught: 

Current Technologies in Science Teaching
Inquiry into Earth and Space Science
Field Experience: Teacher as a Change Agent

Research Interests: 

Earth Science Curriculum Development
Current Technologies in Science Teaching 
1:1 Mobile Computing Integration
Web 2.0 Tools in Education

Selected Publications: 

The Sweet Earth, Science Scope, 2005.
Developing a Web-Based Science Class for a Traditional High School Setting, The Earth Scientist, 2005.
Electronic Communication, The Science Teacher, 1999.
Photoelectric Photometry of HD 33798, Information Bulletin on Variable Stars, 1987.

Honors & Awards: 

National Board Certification
Robert Yager Exemplary Science Teaching Award, 2011
Price Laboratory School Class of 1978 Faculty Award, 2008 
Distinguished Service Award, Iowa Science Teachers Section of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2007 
National Association of Geoscience Teachers Outstanding Earth Science Teacher, 2006
Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2005

Education: 

B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa