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15 Things I've Learned From My Students
January 31, 2020
“Why does everyone care when a famous person dies?”
January 27, 2020
His dream to be a baseball player didn't happen... something bigger did.
January 22, 2020
It was all a dream...
December 19, 2019
Why you should take more Elective courses in High School.
November 26, 2019
Breaking the Unbreakable Window
November 24, 2019
Two Bikers at a Bar in Savannah
November 11, 2019
I drive by Al Capone every day.
November 10, 2019
3 Things EVERY High School Student Should Do Before They Graduate
November 5, 2019
Auto Dealerships and Schools
November 1, 2019
Friday Night Lights
October 19, 2019
The lifelong dream that came true last night…
October 8, 2019
My friend sang on stage last night.
September 21, 2019
No More Bells
September 19, 2019
What Schools Can Learn From Emergency Rooms
September 10, 2019
Some people just don’t understand “hard work.”
August 10, 2019
The Bank VP Likes Coors Light
July 17, 2019
Starbucks taught me to observe my students more.
July 1, 2019
It’s the journey… not the destination.
June 28, 2019
I asked students to define the unit terms in a creative way...
April 23, 2019
Tell your story
April 16, 2019
“Mr. H what do you want me to do?”
March 22, 2019
Meeting Real Rap With Reynolds
March 19, 2019
The College Admission Scandal
March 14, 2019
Why are so many High School students not “college ready?”
February 21, 2019
Anybody Else Hear The Negative Labels We Use In Education?
February 7, 2019
How a $17,000 scholarship shocked my financial literacy students.
January 10, 2019
Being an innovative teacher in an outdated educational system.
January 7, 2019
Would you expect a sprinter to be ready to run a marathon?
December 27, 2018
December 21, 2018
Tik Tok… what is that?
December 12, 2018
Find students who Zig when everyone else Zags.
December 9, 2018
Experimental classes within the curriculum.
December 1, 2018
“No one’s telling you you have to do that.”
November 6, 2018
How a Lamborghini Countach and College are alike.
November 2, 2018
The best students are not the good ones.
October 12, 2018
How creatives get lost in traditional educational systems...
October 4, 2018
A major key to teaching students to make moves.
September 25, 2018
The question every student needs to have two answers for.
September 23, 2018
It’s never been easier for teens to build a network and high school education is missing it!
September 15, 2018
My student teaching observation - the day hell on earth happened.
September 11, 2018
The missed opportunity at an awards ceremony.
September 10, 2018
How my son and I created a podcast to learn and communicate better!
September 3, 2018
“These students flat out refuse to work in my class…”
August 25, 2018
Four things to look for to see if your high school is great…
August 7, 2018
Lebron James is a true disruptor of education.
August 2, 2018
Meditation… it needs to be in every school.
July 23, 2018
Teach your students to take punches…
July 21, 2018
How to succeed defined in one sentence…
July 12, 2018
June 27, 2015 Disrupt Education began.
June 23, 2018
Creative Learning doesn't work in 48 minute time periods.
June 21, 2018
This teacher got me excited about a subject I never taught in less than an hour.
June 20, 2018
Is a Liberal Arts Degree Right For You? - guest blog by Lunacy Now
June 11, 2018
When your students go forth without fear… amazing things happen.
June 7, 2018
What books I read to Disrupt Education
June 6, 2018
16 Things NFL player taught me and my class about life.
June 2, 2018
Why SCRUM should be implemented in schools.
May 31, 2018
Why don’t we actually let students make money while they are in school?
May 11, 2018
Let’s rank our high schools on reality rather than a number on a test.
May 8, 2018
The Truth of Entrepreneurship
April 10, 2018
Teach your students a different approach to substitute teachers.
April 5, 2018
Pop quizzes are dead… and useless.
April 4, 2018
A 17 year old millionaire spoke in my class today.
April 3, 2018
Want to know how to choose a college? Check out how they distribute their Official Transcripts*.
March 27, 2018
High school students are tired of doing the same thing for four straight years.
March 27, 2018
How two cashiers handled my suggestion very differently…
March 26, 2018
When you interview amazing people, amazing things happen.
March 24, 2018
Teach your kids how to use technology and not to be used by it.
March 11, 2018
Pick the electives first… then the general education courses.
March 4, 2018
790… That was my SAT score.
February 21, 2018
A cautionary note to parents about shrugging off Financial Literacy and Investment courses in high school.
February 17, 2018
You get a snow day. Do this.
February 9, 2018
You have time. If you say you don’t, you are making excuses.
February 7, 2018
Do these 5 things before you spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on higher education.
February 1, 2018
A major problem in public education is HOW we hire teachers.
January 24, 2018
“If you don’t show up after a loss, you become a loser.”
January 18, 2018
What does a driven teacher do all day?
January 16, 2018
Mentors aren't just for the young.
January 5, 2018
The Uber of college is already here… and it is awesome!
January 4, 2018
Your High School is likely lying to you about being progressive.
January 1, 2018
Are you going to throw money away on a useless college degree?
December 23, 2017
Disrupt Education with GRIT.
December 21, 2017
Removing outdated graduation requirements is NOT dumbing down education.
December 5, 2017
How High School students can benefit from community internship programs.
December 3, 2017
Why High Schools should place community mentors in their curriculum.
November 28, 2017
Let’s get JOB SHADOWING in High School Curriculum.
November 22, 2017
It’s time we stop this madness of sending kids to college right after high school.
November 17, 2017
Are we even looking at learning environments in schools?
November 15, 2017
When should you be able to get a GED?
November 13, 2017
6 Traits You Need That Will Result In Success
November 12, 2017
Parents, your kids are not living your life… or anything close to it.
November 7, 2017
Stop teaching your kids Monday sucks.
November 5, 2017
4th graders who have a ton of guts.
November 2, 2017
Mr. Ken Hunt’s 10 Rules to Live By.
October 28, 2017
Stop and think WHY you are going to college as an 18 year old.
October 15, 2017
What traditional thinkers in education are afraid of…
October 12, 2017
Train yourself to look for opportunities.
September 25, 2017
The difficulties of being a changemaker in education.
September 21, 2017
When you realize you are going to fail no matter what, you will succeed.
September 10, 2017
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