Posts by John Hardison

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Bad Breath and the Art of Teaching

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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Ahh Yeah! The Slow Jams Are Back

What do you get when you cross Jimmy Fallon with East Hall High School's innovative Studio 113 American Literature class? Another awesome "Slow Jam The Poem" lesson plan.

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Opportunity: The Heart of Passion-Based Learning

I am forever grateful to these teachers for all they instilled in me, and these creative opportunities now constitute the very heart of one of my favorite projects offered to students in "Studio 113" -- The Crucible Passion-Based Contract. Here are some of the recent opportunities and the results.