Outliers Publishing Announced Student Leadership Curriculum Now Available to 6th through 8th Grade Teachers for Core Content Close Readings

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Outliers Publishing announced today that lesson plans and curriculum for 6th through 8th grade teachers are currently available for close reading activities for the book Ingredients of Young Outliers: Achieving Your Most Amazing Future by Dr. John Shufeldt.

Excerpts from Chapter One from Ingredients of Young Outliers is now available for Close Reading activities and Teacher Curriculum!

When teachers have access to curriculum that they know follows Common Core standards, they have ability to focus their efforts on what they are passionate about, their students.

Outliers Publishing announced today that lesson plans and curriculum for 6th through 8th grade teachers are currently available for close reading activities from the book Ingredients of Young Outliers: Achieving Your Most Amazing Future by Dr. John Shufeldt. The curriculum created for middle school educators utilizes student leadership material from the book that utilize the Common Core standards with close reading exercises, warm ups, exit tickets and additional class activities. The curriculum follows core educational guidelines, and the 7-day lesson plans are available for purchase online through Teachers pay Teachers for $2.99 and up. The first lesson plan is 20% off through 11/2/14.

“I am excited to offer affordable and engaging curriculum developed by an incredibly talented and experienced educator. The lesson plans are easy for teachers to follow and adapt to their own needs, and the students have been extremely excited to engage with leadership material at such a young age, learning advanced concepts like perseverance, integrity, humility and compassion in a way they can understand. When teachers have access to curriculum that they know follows Common Core standards, they have ability to focus their efforts on what they are passionate about, their students,” said book author John Shufeldt.

Ingredients of Young Outliers: Achieving Your Most Amazing Future has already had great success and has proven to be compelling material in schools across AZ where it was launched in local schools.

“Author John Shufeldt provided me with great content for the curriculum from the books that will expand the minds of young students and inspire them to reach their fullest potential. And as a teacher, I am constantly searching for ideas that adhere to the latest Common Core standards, this takes the stress out of prep work and provides educators with thought provoking close readings and great activities that our Arizona students have loved,” said Tiffany Panessa, curriculum developer and educational consultant.

The curriculum is available at http://www.ingredientsofoutliers.com/shop for $2.99 and up.

About Ingredients of Young Outliers:
Ingredients of Young Outliers is the second book in the Outlier Series, and will be followed by at least 8 other books over the course of 2014-2015. The books are intended for students, college graduates and anyone interested in entering or furthering their career. The goal of the series is to offer books specific to sought after career fields with insider information and recommended channels for pursuing that career from experts in each respective profession.

The career fields featured in the Outlier Series will include but are not limited to: Medicine, Law, Sports, Design / Engineering, The Arts / Entertainment, Entrepreneurism / Business, Service to Country/ Service to Mankind, Writing / Journalism, and Travel / Leisure.

About Author John Shufeldt:
As well as being a practicing doctor and lawyer, Shufeldt is also a pilot (both plane and helicopter) and a business entrepreneur (and if pressed, he will reluctantly admit to being a ‘budding’ chef and Taekwondo black belt). Shufeldt received his BA from Drake University in 1982 and his MD from the University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School in 1986. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Christ Hospital and Medical Center in 1989 where he spent his final year as Chief Resident. He received his MBA in 1995, and his Juris Doctorate in 2005, both from Arizona State University. He is admitted to the State Bar in Arizona, the Federal District Court and Supreme Court of the United States. Shufeldt is also an adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law where he teaches a clinic on Health Law Entrepreneurism. He serves on the Drake University Board of Trustees and the Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law Alumni Board

Go HERE for updates and to learn more about Ingredients of Young Outliers and The Outliers Series.

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