Nicholas Ferroni
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Nicholas Ferroni is a revered educator and historian who mentors his mostly lower-income students with deep personal commitment and care. This former actor turned teacher, writer, and host was recently named one of the 100 most influential people in America for his commitment to education reform as well as developing a "Teach the Truth" campaign to incorporate more minority figures and groups into the high school social studies curriculum. Nick was also named one of Men’s Fitness Magazine’s “25 Fittest Men in the World,” an honor generally reserved for prominent athletes and actors. He has received national attention by numerous educators and doctors for his unique and innovative methodology in successfully reaching contemporary and urban students, and has been featured in various academic and scholarly journals. Nick is currently developing two history show pilots, one of which he will be hosting, and is currently working on his celebrity charity book titled The Awkward Album, which will reveal some of our most beloved celebrities' awkward and insecure moments during their childhood, and show every child that everyone (including our most beautiful celebrities) goes through awkward and insecure moments in their youth. You can follow Nicholas Ferroni on Twitter @NicholasFerroni.

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Why Homework is Going Extinct

(1) Comments | Posted 9 February 2013 | (02:26)

As education reform is a topic of most conversations and educational experts continually blame teachers and outdated practices for poor student performance, it has become obvious that the world is changing faster than our education system. In a previous blog, I wrote about how we cannot fairly evaluate teachers without...

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How King Henry VIII Influenced 21st Century Dating

(34) Comments | Posted 18 November 2012 | (23:00)

Everyone knows him by name and by horrible song; King Henry VIII is one of the most iconic figures in all of history. As a history teacher, he is one I enjoy teaching about every year. Whether it's the fact that he married his dead older brother's wife, Catherine, or...

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