John Hardison (66)

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Diving Into Project-Based Learning? Heed these 7 Warnings

You see, creativity is not immune to the challenges that bond forward thinkers and risk-takers to their authentic ideas and handiwork. Au contraire, my colleagues, the hazards of embarking on a journey with your students to demonstrate mastery of curricula and to showcase talent can be likened to skydiving from 13,000 ...

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The Literary Revolver: An Interactive Structure from Studio 113

Frankly speaking, interactive learning structures work. By merging standards-based prompts, random selectiveness, a backchannel, improvisational acting, and overall creativity, Studio 113’s fairly new “Literary Revolver” places students on an engaging, challenging, and fun path to lesson mastery.

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Taming Time

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5 Teaching Habits to Tame Time

Something kicks my posterior way too often. It’s a frenemy of mine, you see. Yep, that’s right. FREN-E-MY. Think of polar opposites. Some days are swing and duck, while others are smile and enjoy good luck. Oh, yeah. Are you picking up what I’m laying down? I’m speaking of that ceaseless, consistent, and never-...

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A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources: Part II

In continuation of Part I of "A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources," I unearth more EdTech resources I have stored in my mental Rolodex. Or, at least, all that I still use and care to remember.

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A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources: Part I

So, in the spirit of Mrs. Kelly, and to kick-off the new school year, I embark on a two-part series of sharing all the edtech resources I have stored in my mental Rolodex. Or, at least, all that I still use and care to remember. Thanks in no small part to all the amazing colleagues who have shared with me throughout my...

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Digital Learning Now!

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50 Back-to-School Questions for the Effective & Efficient Educator

If your students weren't required to attend your classes, would they? Check out these 50 "Back-to-School" questions for the effective and efficient educator.

2 months ago by

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Classroom Design and the Learning Experience

Before I move into a new classroom, have I re-evaluated my classroom design and given serious contemplation to the learning experiences it perpetuates? Hmmm. Well, that time is now. And here is my plan.

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