John Hardison (82)

Leadership

Education Through Students’ Eyes: A Dry-Erase Animated Video

According to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., “It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.” However, when applied to education and the interactions between students and teachers, does this quotation ring true?

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Learning

It May Be the End of the School Year If…

Still can't believe another school year has passed? Check out these 25 questions to bridge the gap between disbelief and reality.

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Learning

A Teacher’s Soundtrack and the #EdSongs Challenge

Grab your old CDs, dust off your vinyl records, lay out your cassettes… or just thumb through your smartphone’s musical collection and give yourself just ten minutes to choose ten songs that vibrate to that melody of awesomeness, yet reality, that you embody as a professional educator. Then, you will have your very...

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EdTech

PearDeck: A Fruitful EdTech Tool

This interactive website and Google Drive app adds interactivity to any slideshow by integrating free-text responses, multiple choice answers, freehand drawing renditions, drag-and-drop indicators, overlapping visuals, and even YouTube videos. Mixed in with other fruitful classroom activities during the school year, Pe...

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Learning

6 Steps Taken By An Indecisive Squirrel And A Creative Teacher

Perhaps it sounds a bit nutty, but I believe two of the most mesmerizing sights are that of an indecisive squirrel scurrying to cross a street and a passionately creative teacher immersed in her craft. In fact, I believe these two actions are nearly identical in nature.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

EdTech

Slow Jam The Poem: A Jimmy Fallon Inspired Lesson Plan

What do you get when you cross Jimmy Fallon with a creative Language Arts class? An awesome "Slow Jam The Poem" lesson plan. Fallon is just too talented. In fact, I believe he could do just about anything sometimes like be a high school educator. If that was the case, his lesson plan would look like this.

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Learning

The Ghosts of Education

There is one way to make me, a seasoned educator of eighteen years, elevate fear to an uncomfortable level and switch from boxer briefs to Depends for Men. Unfinished business.

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