Ruthie Sloan is a teacher (learner) and creative thinker in the Peel District School Board, in Caledon, Ont. As an MA graduate from OISE’s Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Studies, Ruthie has used her research background in child-development to fuel her own curiosities and work with educators across the province. Through various experiences as a Keynoter for ETFO, facilitating workshops for OTF and OAME, writing math content for Knowledgehook and JUMPmath, and articling and reviewing research reviews for OAME Gazette, Ruthie continues to share her love for research and learning with diverse learning communities. In addition to this love, Ruthie and her husband Dave, have 2 boys (Isaiah and Max) who are teaching them how to be epic parents. Ruthie loves running in the winter, reading, tweeting and blogging on topics of vulnerable teaching, math, assessment and creative problem-solving with technology.