Mark Barnes

Education author/presenter and technology integration expert
Male, 58 Years|CLEVELAND - 44121, United States

Member since: Feb 02, 2010

Last active on: Mar 18, 2015 at 10:47 AM (EST)

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About Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes is a 20-year classroom teacher and a popular education author and presenter. Mark is the creator of the Internationally-recognized how-to video site for educators, He is the author of four education books, including Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom, named a 2013 Best Professional Book by Teacher Librarian Magazine. A recognized authority on student-centered learning and web-based instruction, Mark has presented best practices in education technology at The International Learning Conference, ISTE, ASCD, eTech Ohio, the Global Reform Symposium, TechNet, ECW, Newpoint Education Partners Retreat and other conferences worldwide. Mark is the publisher of the widely renowned education blog, Brilliant or Insane.

Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
technology integration (Others)
Language of Instruction: English
classroom websites, web tools, social media, Twitter professional development
Teaching Experience


South Euclid Lyndhurst City Schools, Ohio, United States

Aug 1994 - Jun 2013

reading, English



Nova Southeastern University, Florida, United States

Jan 1997 - Mar 1998

Graduated with honors

BA communications

Hiram College, Ohio, United States

Aug 1983 - Jun 1987

Student Body President

Professional Exams & Certifications

Star Educator

Discovery Educator Network, United States

Year Of Passing: 2008

Recognized as an authority on K-12 technology integration.

Associations & Membership
Lake Erie College
Ohio, United States
Aug 2009 - Present

Adjunct faculty

Epiphany Learning
Ohio, United States
Aug 2013 - Present


Virginia, United States
Mar 2013 - Present


Calfornia, United States
Jan 2014 - Present


Publications and Research
Teaching the iStudent: Mobile Learning for the K-12 Classroom
Mark Barnes

Learn the language of the iStudent and how to teach appropriate use of mobile technology and social media and effective content curation for 21st-century learners.

The 5-Minute Teacher: How do I maximize time for learning in my classroom?
Mark Barnes

Today's learner requires a fast-paced, student-centered classroom. The 5-minute teacher understands how to move out of the student's way and guide her to independent learning, using inquiry, projects-based learning, and a technology toolkit. This book helps educators become 5-Minute Teachers.

Role Reversal: Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom
Mark Barnes

Mark explains how he transformed himself from a traditional teacher into a progressive, 21st-century results-only educator, who inspired his students to become enthusiastic, independent learners.

Assessment 3.0: How to Throw Out Your Grade Book and Revolutionize Learning
Mark Barnes

Education is changing, and it's time to change how we assess learning. Mark Barnes suggests a radical transformation -- the complete elimination of any kind of number, percentage or letter grade. So how does Assessment 3.0 work? One simple formula: SE2R. Learn more, when the book is published in early 2015.

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