Gerard Dawson Times 10 Author

Gerard Dawson is the author of Hacking Literacy (Times 10, 2016). He teaches English and Journalism to students in grades 9-12 at Hightstown High School in New Jersey. Gerard is a contributing author to the Talks With Teachers publication The Best Lesson Series: Literatureand his work has appeared in The New York Times Learning Network, Edutopia, Brilliant or Insane, Talks With Teachers as well as his blog.

He believes in technology’s power to revolutionize learning and offers a free online course for teachers:  “How to Put Feedback First for Student Learning.” Gerard lives in New Jersey with his wife, Jennifer, and son, Gerard. Follow @gerarddawson3.

Books from Gerard Dawson


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