Riley Johnson

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Taking a Leap into Blogging

Common Core State Standards<p>ELA<p>English Language Arts<p>RL<p>Reading Standards for Literature 6-€“12<p>6<p>6th Grade<p>1<p><b>Cite textual evidence to support analysis of</b> …

Project-Based Learning Research Review

What is Project-Based Learning?<p>Project-based learning hails from a tradition of pedagogy which asserts that students learn best by experiencing and …

Pedagogy

The Reading Rules We Would Never Follow as Adult Readers

Choice.The number one thing all the students I have polled through the years want the most when it comes to reading. No matter how I phrase the …

How 'Deprogramming' Kids From How to 'Do School' Could Improve Learning

The class read Timothy Slater’s article, “When Is a Good Day Teaching a Bad Thing?” which discusses the unspoken contract that can exist between …

Play

Educators are also teaching learning strategies, helping students find out the best ways to not just learn content, but <i>how</i> to learn. Ideas like …

How Big Are Your Ideas?

I’m fairly confident that the most important thing anyone can do to help educators improve what they do is to help them become more capable of …

Brainstorming

Connecting Student Learning Across Subjects

Hood River’s grade-level teachers benefit from:<p>Daily common preparation time and lunches<br>• A required weekly meeting for collaboration<p>The daily prep …

Teaching

Making Connections: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

In reality, cultural responsiveness is more of a process than a strategy. It begins when a teacher recognizes the cultural capital and tools students …

Teaching

Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Element #1: Zones<p>21st-Century Learning Principle<p>Instead of requiring students to learn, work, and think in one place all day, consider how your space …

Pedagogy

Create a Startup Culture in Your Classroom | Edutopia

SINGAPORE — An electrically-powered go-kart; a radio-controlled plane that glides at least one kilometre across the sky; and an alarm clock that …