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HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

Illinois ASCD is excited to be able to include in our ranks many national and international presenters as honorary members.

FACEBOOK POSTS

The Spring Edition of our Quarterly Journal is out now! This edition is on #EducatorBurnout. Read it now! http://ow.ly/30KA30ogc9m

Excited to host #JamesPopham for a workshop on assessment literacy. #ilascdlearns

Have you read the latest edition of the #ILASCD Quarterly Journal!? This edition is all about #EducatorBurnout. Read it now! http://ow.ly/6hmu30or7zv

How to make difficult conversations productive: http://ow.ly/fzRc30or6EL

9 Questions to reflect critically on you own teaching http://ow.ly/NG4j30or6AZ

NGSS Implementation: Six recommendations for investing in Science Teachers Leadership https://www.wested.org/wested-insights/ngss-implementation-six-essential-strategies-for-investing-in-science-teacher-leadership/

Exciting news! @JSerravallo will be joining us next year! Don't miss: Jennifer Serravallo: Achieving Complete Reading Comprehension http://ow.ly/QDjY30or7rc

Enhancing the digital learning experience. http://www.cliveonlearning.com/2019/04/enhancing-digital-learning-experience.html

Cursive seemed to go the way of quills and parchment. Now it's coming back. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/13/education/cursive-writing.html

Don't Miss Dr. Jean! Registration now open. http://ow.ly/m2iT30or759

It's #TaxDay! Here are some hands-on activities you could use in your classroom: https://www.ngpf.org/blog/activity/its-tax-day-looking-for-great-resources-to-use-in-your-classroom/

Myron Dueck kicking off his workshop today with his “Ask Them” keynote. #ilascdlearns

Excited to host Myron Dueck today! #ilascdlearns

#HappyApril! It's a new month, are you setting personal and professional goals for yourself?

The Spring Edition of our Quarterly Journal is out now! This edition is on #EducatorBurnout. Read it now! http://ow.ly/30KA30ogc9m

5 Tips for #Teaching with #Art in any subject http://ow.ly/YUWl30o5Rfq

#FreeTechFriday Making Animoto videos with purpose http://ow.ly/AHYY30o5P2a

Happy Friday! Great explanation of how science works, but more importantly, a great explanation for your students about making mistakes. http://ow.ly/Jvcs30o5NZU #HappyFriday

I teach because: A Teacher’s Wellness/Mindfulness Primer with Carla Tantillo Philibert - Educators will leave with validation, helpful and practical strategies, and inspiration for the work ahead. http://ow.ly/vGut30o5S7C

4 Things all project-based learning teachers should do: http://ow.ly/UwkY30o5R7T

7 Skills Students will Always Need http://ow.ly/PthK30o5P0i

Why education needs a "whole Child" Approach: #WholeChild Wednesday http://ow.ly/JcUy30o5QoE

Some great #goodbye options from our Summer Kinder presenterDr Jean Feldman http://ow.ly/V6mP30o5R2d Registration is now open - don't miss Dr. Jean!

Registration now open for our Summer Kindergarten conference featuring Dr. Jean Felman! http://ow.ly/OU6H30o5Qwv #KinderTuesday #Kinder19

We can't thank you enough for all the volunteers, committee members, presenters and attendees for making the 2019 Pre-K/K Conference such an overwhelming success. #ThankYou #Kinder19 #KinderTuesday

Happy Monday! Here's a heart warming story to put a smile on your face. Some times all you need is some or a different perspective. #HappyMonday http://ow.ly/tsXE30o5L7y

#ILASCD is honored to receive the ASCD award for our efforts in the area of professional learning #ILASCDLearns #Empower19

Come visit our IL ASCD Booth at Empower 19. After you check at registration, turn around and the booth will be in front of you on the far right.
See you soon! #Empower19 #ILASCDLearns

#kinder19 Kim Adsit speaking about Loteracy Interventions

The expo hall is open until 2:30. Make sure you get down there and see our vendors before they’re gone! #kinder19

Melissa Leach discussing Interactice writing #kinder19

Teachers Learn Too Adam Peterson discussing classroom management #kinder19

Jan Richardson discussing Early Guided Reading to a packed house! #kinder19

Excited to welcome Dr Jan Richardson for our day 2 keynote. She will be discussing closing the achievement gap #kinder19

Mary Goza from McHenry come on down!!! You’ve won a Kindle Fire! Please come to Schaumburg E to pick it up. #kinder19

Alissa Wolf of Taylorville congratulations! You’ve won a tpt gift card! Come to Schaumburg E to pick it up! #kinder19

What are your difficult child’s nonacademic strengths? #kinder19 Calming the Chaos with Karen Wagnon

❤️❤️❤️ beloved committee member and kinder presenter Ruth Cormier #kinder19 #foreveryoung

Excited to host our first session to be offered completely in Spanish. #kinder19 Aprendiendo, Explorando y Jugando en Los Centros

Juggling Jeff asking attendees if they had to rate themselves, from 1 to 10, what would they give themselves? During his inspirational session, “Take Care of You , Too!” #kinder19

Congrats to our first kindle fire winner! Ms. Vazquez

Michael Bonner discussing how he structures his morning meetings in #bonnerville #kinder19

Hooray! Our first raffle winner. Congrats, Dani! #kinder19

Kim Jordano talking with attendees about how to get students to retell stories #kinder19

Donna Whyte discussing Tips for Engaging Students #kinder19

Teachers Learn Too‘s Adam Peterson discussing classroom management: treat your students like actual human beings! #kinder19

DeeDee Wills discussing how the brain processes, remembers, and stores music #kinder19

Michael Bonner signing books and taking pictures with #kinder19 attendees.

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RT @CharleyCass: Super excited to be presenting at the Mt. Vernon Conference again. https://t.co/8CH5oHcnXt

A Leak in the STEM Pipeline: Taking Algebra Early. https://t.co/1NGZXZMQZW

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Real Men Read program promotes leadership and literacy in Matteson https://t.co/qSi7oloeW2 via @abc7chicago

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https://t.co/CdnrdNpj16 | Georgetown children learn about science

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RT @pbsteachers: When we think of student-led discussions, we don't often think of kindergarten classrooms, but @edutopia has three tips to…

RT @ASCD: To honor the teen brain, we must bring into the curriculum more emotional connections and risk taking, says educator and psycholo…

Check out this week's #ILASCD EdBrief! Full of resources for educators. #ILEDCHAT https://t.co/l2FeMRgcl1 https://t.co/F13s75Ncs6

RT @ASCD: A group of young artists in juvenile detention told their stories through self-portraits, essays, and poetry @rights4girls @Geor…

RT @MCUSDSupe: So simple. But so right. If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old - Drucker #leadership

To what extent will AI ultimately benefit classrooms? https://t.co/aN2DKx9tVI via @EdDiveK12

RT @ELmagazine: We're on the brink of a "Golden Age" in education. To get there, teachers must master three indispensable competencies, acc…

RT @ELmagazine: "In order to grow cognitively and academically, adolescents need what @john_hattie calls an 'invitational learning environm…

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Southern Illinois educators come together to learn from Harvard director https://t.co/HPqJCK3tD2 via @thesouthern

Why It Is Critical to Prepare Now for The Jobs of Tomorrow @PeterGasca https://t.co/WfvBYJSC15 via @Inc

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New cameras recording drivers illegally passing Washington school buses https://t.co/NPBrygsmqT

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RT @DrDeTuro: Little things make a big impact. Great read for new teachers and refresher for vets. Classroom culture and climate matters.…

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Kids sharing their sustenance https://t.co/27rABNRsdB

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