Mark Barnes

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Internationally-recognized educator, speaker, and publisher Mark Barnes is the author of six books, including Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes for Every School, and Assessment 3.0, both of which debuted #1 on Amazon. Mark is regarded as a worldwide leader in the no-grades classroom movement, and he is the creator of the Hack Learning Series--books that solve big problems with simple ideas. Mark's education blog, Brilliant or Insane, has nearly two million readers and is consistently ranked in Teach100's Top 20. @markbarnes19 is one of the most influential educators on Twitter, where his tweets hit five million timelines monthly.

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Mission-Minded Learning Makes the World a Better Place

Shelly Sanchez Terrell, author of Hacking Digital Learning Strategies, is taking education technology integration to new heights with her EdTech Missions and mission-minded learning. In Episode 102 of the Hack Learning Podcast, Shelly explains how Mission Learning makes kids and their world better, and how teachers can launch EdTech Missions immediately with 27 ready-to-use resources […] Read more of this blog post »
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“letting go of control may be the single most important part of creating a successful classroom” (Barnes,”
Mark Barnes, The 5-Minute Teacher: How do I maximize time for learning in my classroom?

“The most difficult part of becoming a five-minute teacher is knowing when to stop talking, which is truly an art. When”
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“Time is what we need most but what we use worst. —William Penn, English Entrepreneur”
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“Your old grade book is a waste of space and time. Don't hesitate; just throw it Out.”
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“Expect writers to do more than sit and study the works of those they hope to emulate. Encourage them to cut mentor texts open—physically.”
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“Ditch that Mindset: Textbook ideas about education lead to stagnant (aka boring) teaching.”
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