You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. Teacher Dustin Harnish proves it. Dustin Harnish teaches seventh-grade social studies with Spheros, 3d printing, and engaging activities. But he uses far more than technology to engage students. Listen all the way to the end to learn how he ends his school year with a powerful bang! Let’s engage kids and use edtech in social studies. We can reach kids!
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Dustin Harnish – Bio as Submitted
Dustin Harnish is a seventh grade Social Studies teacher for the Troy School District in Troy Michigan. His educational interest is to create a highly innovative classroom that maximizes student engagement.
Through thirteen years of teaching, he has had stops in the Chicagoland area and Southeast Michigan creating empathetic learning environments for all his students.
The reflection Dustin sees in the mirror is his statements of who he wants to be each day. Engaging edtech and learning in social studies starts with your “to be” statements. He sees them on his mirror each day!