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John Hardison

John Hardison
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John Hardison is an interactive facilitator of learning and blended learning specialist at East Hall High School (Studio 113 & EPiCC). Follow him on Twitter: @JohnHardison1

1 Question, 1 Challenge, and 11 of the Best Teacher Gifts

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What is the perfect teacher gift? Well, it may just be the culmination of many. Here are 11 that don't come as part of the holidays.

The Ghosts of Education

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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.

Creating Positive Learning Environments for a New School Year

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Nothing is more crucial than creating a positive learning environment where respect and all of its verbal disciples are always present. So as we embark on a new school year, let’s review what R.E.S.P.E.C.T. looks like in a successful classroom means.

Is 100% Student Engagement Possible? You Bet It Is.

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If you were to ask me, "Hey, you bald-headed, teaching version of a Mr. Clean, is it possible to teach concepts with 100% student engagement for five days straight?" My knee-jerk response would be, "You bet it is!" Here's why.

40 “Teaching Madness” Indicators For Educators

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By John Hardison - In honor of March Madness, here is a checklist of 40 thoughts and indicators for my fellow educators to test your teaching “madness" level.

The Trifecta: A Triple-Threat Interactive Learning Structure

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By: John Hardison. “The Trifecta” guides student teams through three rigorous rounds that demand participation, upper-level thinking skills and creativity. See videos of the program in action here.

Bad Breath and the Art of Teaching

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Teaching is an extremely challenging job, and by many accounts it appears to be growing more so each year. But with an invigorating and occasional pause each day, all teachers can be fully aware practitioners of the art of teaching.

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