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McDermott, John

John McDermott

Senior Instructor Emeritus, Teaching
  • School of Education & Human Development

Email Address:john.mcdermott@ucdenver.edu

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

Lawrence Street Center

1380 Lawrence Street

Denver, CO 80204

John is in his 47th year of teaching. His career includes elementary, secondary, and university level instruction. He is the co-author of two books (Clock Watchers and Just Right Challenge) related to the motivaton and engagement of students. He is honored to be a part of the CU Denver education program.

Areas of Expertise

  • Motivation and Engagement of all Learners
  • Pedagogy
  • Integrated Curriculum and Team Teaching

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Lycoming College Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Northern Colorado Masters Special Education: Gifted and Talented


  • Teaching Award UC Denver
  • Horizon Hall of Fame for Secondary Education

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