Welcome to my mixture of Pine Ridge History. My name is David Johnston. I am originally from Wellsboro, Pa . After graduating high school I spent 12 years in the military, spending time in South Carolina, South Korea, Kansas and Alabama. I earned my Associates in Business from Kansas Sate University, Bachelors of Science in Education - Social Studies at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and my Masters in Education with Principal Certification from California University of Pennsylvania. This is my second year at Pine Ridge but I spent many years teaching in Sayre, Pa prior to moving South. On a personal note, I have been married 25 wonderful years and have three wonderful children. Two are in college (Furman University and East Tennessee State University) and the third is enjoying Pine View Elementary School.
My goal is to teach our students a wider approach to learning. I will be teaching and pushing them to think more on their own. Our kids will learn high thinking and research techniques that will prepare for their educational future. We will be utilizing their school IPads and the internet as a major tool to learning. Our students will learn how to work with others, time management and how to support their work.
Below are the links to my courses for the year. Students enroll with a google classroom code provided by me have access to their class using the appropriate class link below. Parents/Guardians that are requesting access will need to email me directly at email@example.com for an emailed invitation to your student(s) classroom.
The mission of PRMS is to build trusting relationships and provide data driven positive learning opportunities to enable all students to be successful, healthy, lifelong global learners.