Dr. Mariale Hardiman, Ed.D.

Professor of Clinical Education


<p>Mariale Hardiman, Ed.D. is Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the School of Education’s Neuro-Education Initiative, a cross-disciplinary program that brings to educators relevant research from the brain sciences to inform teaching and learning.&nbsp; Her research and publications focus on enhancing educational practices through techniques that foster innovation and creative problem-solving. Current research includes a randomized trial investigating the effects of arts integration on long-term retention of content and student engagement. She is also investigating how knowledge of neuro-and cognitive sciences effects teacher practice and teacher efficacy beliefs.&nbsp;</p> <p>Before joining Johns Hopkins in 2006, Hardiman served in the Baltimore City Public Schools for more than 30 years. As the principal of Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, she led the school to its designation as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.&nbsp; With the use of the Brain-Targeted Teaching® Model that Hardiman developed, the school was recognized nationally for innovative arts programming.</p> <p>Hardiman presents nationally and internationally on topics related to the intersection of research in the neuro- and cognitive sciences with effective teaching strategies, including meaningful integration of the arts. Hardiman has significant experience in educational leadership development and education for children with disabilities.&nbsp;</p> <p>Hardiman earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Loyola University Maryland and a Doctorate of Education from Johns Hopkins University. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p>


The Brain-Targeted Teaching® Model for 21st Century Schools