Ruth Johnson

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77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

Why Formative Assessments Matter

What this means is that if we are about getting to the end, we may lose our audience, the students. If you are not routinely checking for …

Play

MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions. We examine how learning is being affected by technology, discoveries about the …

Pedagogy

14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools

Saying that it has always been this way, doesn’t count as a legitimate justification to why it should stay that way. Teacher and administrators all …

Lessons from “Inside Out”: 5 Ways to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

<i>Inside Out</i> is a phenomenon – not just because it’s the latest, great Pixar movie, but because it’s a powerful emotional learning tool, offering …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

Miniature

5 Daily Habits That Lead to a Successful Life

A “successful life” will hold a different meaning for each of us. What makes it a success is determined by the goals, dreams, aspirations you have in …

Motivation

Soft Skills

See also: Transferable Skills<p>What are Soft Skills?<p>The phrase ‘<i>soft skills</i>’ is often used to describe the skills which characterise relationships with …

Emotional Intelligence

Formative Assessment Definition

<b>Formative</b> <b>assessment</b> refers to a wide variety of methods that teachers use to conduct in-process evaluations of student comprehension, learning needs, …

Pedagogy

Formative vs Summative Assessment - Eberly Center

What is the difference between formative and summative assessment?<p>Formative assessment<p>The goal of formative assessment is to <i>monitor student learning</i> …

Pedagogy

Protocol – A Structure for Professional Learning Communities

Openly sharing our teaching practice with other educators should not be an inherently difficult or threatening task, but in a culture of classroom …

Why Does Physical Inactivity Drain Human Brain Power?

Humans throughout the ages have realized that physical activity leads to creative thinking, new ideas, innovation, and optimum cognitive function. …

Resilience

What is Resilience?<p>Resiliency reminds me of the pop-up doll I had as a child. It was egg-shaped, full of air, and had a rounded bottom that was …

Parenting

The Why Files

Bye-Bye Why Files<p>World’s first general science magazine written exclusively for the web closes up shop after two decades online<p>Why Files announces …

Science

iTeach with iPads

Many teachers use portfolios to collect and showcase student work throughout the year. These portfolios demonstrate growth over time, provide a means …