Mark Barnes is a veteran teacher and writer and the publisher of Brilliant or Insane. He is the author of five education books, including Role Reversal and The 5-Minute Teacher (ASCD 2013), two books in Corwin’s Connected Educators Series, and one of Amazon’s most popular education books, Assessment 3.0: Throw Out Your Grade Book and Inspire Learning (Corwin, 2015). Mark is co-author of the forthcoming book, Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes for Every School (Times 10, 2015) and editor of the Hack Learning Series.
Angela Stockman is a former English teacher and senior writer at Brilliant or Insane. Angela is the founder of the WNY Young Writer’s Studio, a community of writers and teachers of writing in Buffalo, New York. She is also an education consultant with expertise in curriculum design, instructional coaching, and assessment. In just a few months, Angela has acquired a huge audience of loyal readers here at B or I. Learn more about her at Angelastockman.com.
Gerald Aungst has more than 20 years experience as a professional educator, specializing in digital technology, mathematics, and gifted education. In his various roles as a classroom teacher, gifted support specialist, administrator, curriculum designer, and professional developer, he has worked to create a rich and vibrant learning culture. He is also passionate about improving learning opportunities for all students. Gerald is a founder of AllAboutExplorers.com and ConnectedTeachers.org.
Reed Gillespie is a longtime educator and coach, who is passionate about progressive learning and 21st-century assessment practices.
“I’m a co-moderator of #VAchat, a Twitter conversation for Virginia (and non-Virginian) educators that meets Monday’s at 8 ET. Most importantly, I’m a husband and father of four wonderful children and a grandchild. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, reading, sports and, of course, spending time with family.”
Brilliant or Insane contributor Forrest Miller is a writer and an educator, specializing in ESL. He is from Oregon, currently living and teaching in China. Forrest writes on progressive, hands-on learning practices and technology trends.
Latest posts by Mark Barnes (see all)
- Boomerangs, Inspiration Boards and Seven More Simple Solutions for Teachers and Leaders - January 31, 2017
- 10 Two-Minute Videos That Pave the Way to PBL in Your Classroom - December 30, 2016
- Testicular Cancer and a Ballsy Sense of Tumor - December 7, 2016