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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.

TWEETS

RT @dist126_lane: Such a great day of SEL professional learning! So proud of our outstanding Lane team who presented at today's SEL Summit…

RT @_coolclassroom: Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Democratic candidate for President, & author of A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice…

RT @jon_wennstrom: Heading to Chicago to present at the #SELSUM2019! There’s still time to register! https://t.co/C2zZlrBxwX #ILASCD https:…

RT @MrDomagalski: Very excited to be co-presenting along @jon_wennstrom at the #SELSUM2019 - Break-out session & an Admin panel session - J…

RT @classcatalyst: We'll be at the #SELSUM2019 summit tomorrow and Thursday! Come find us and say hello! Connecting with others is kind of…

RT @MrDomagalski: With ⁦@jon_wennstrom⁩ at #SELSUM2019 in Chicago. Leading and Learning together! https://t.co/WGnYfFKA6P

RT @DrDeTuro: @leapinchicago @ILASCD @PhyllisLEAP Powerful stuff. Shift mindset away from completing the curriculum to delivering with pur…

RT @drocheleau4kids: A great way to end the 1st day of the @ILASCD SEL Summit. Thanks for the inspiration! #SELSUM2019 @gregjwolcott @Fe…

RT @pensivechatter: @mrs_kiely @ILASCD I thought you all did a great job!! Lots of take away ideas. Thank you for sharing your team's progr…

RT @emily_lech: Our proposal was accepted!🍀@andy_flodberg & I are presenting at @ILASCD #PreK #Kindergarten conference March 2020! Topic: E…

RT @DrDeTuro: Gr8 closing keynote by @GregJWolcott at #SELSUMMIT19 focused on the power of connections. @ILASCD https://t.co/P9er1x5WpW

RT @MrDomagalski: @GregJWolcott @_coolclassroom @ILASCD @MEMSPAchat @MEMSPA @PaulLiabenow @jon_wennstrom @Syndee_Sue So happy to connect @G…

RT @GregJWolcott: @jon_wennstrom @MrDomagalski @_coolclassroom @ILASCD @MEMSPAchat @MEMSPA @PaulLiabenow @Syndee_Sue Cool hanging with you…

RT @jon_wennstrom: @GregJWolcott @MrDomagalski @_coolclassroom @ILASCD @MEMSPAchat @MEMSPA @PaulLiabenow @Syndee_Sue Great presentation!!

RT @Mrs_Skrobin: An honor to work beside amazing coworkers at Lane and having the opportunity to present today at the SEL Summit! SEL in Ac…

RT @pensivechatter: Experiencing great learning at @ILASCD #SELsummit19 but want access to more training or support? Hope to see you in our…

RT @VargoAJK: SEL Summit! So thankful for the opportunity to come, learned so much! @_coolclassroom @nccusd @mgrenda1 #mindfullness #SEL #n…

RT @MrFritz8: @PhyllisLEAP speaking on #SEL Social Emotional Learning and preparing Today’s Learners for a changing world at @ILASCD #SELSu…

RT @leapinchicago: "All learning is social and emotional. It’s not an extra thing—it’s how we have to teach and structure our classrooms. I…

RT @MrDomagalski: So great to hear and learn from @GregJWolcott today at #SELSUM2019, put on by @_coolclassroom & @ILASCD in Chicago! What…

Remebering the “Why” Throufh Relationships, Regulations, and Resilience, Holt School District, MI. @oprfhshuskies… https://t.co/gRNG1xuZcJ

Megan Fuciarelli, of US2, addresses the topic, “When Implicit Bias Becomes Explicit.”@oprfhshuskies @ASCD… https://t.co/69Gnxc8a8Q

Kristy Rauch, from the Center for the Collaborative Classroom, delivers a wonderful presentation on “Being Literate… https://t.co/33ojDPUJIM

RT @ILASCD: Karen Biggs-Tucker sharing books with characters who look like ALL our kids. #SELSUM19 https://t.co/01WVh2IaC1

RT @MrDomagalski: Looking forward to an awesome #SELSUM2019 (SEL Summit) with @_coolclassroom & @ILASCD in Chicago, IL the next several day…

RT @jon_wennstrom: Remembering the “Why” through Relationships, Regulation & Resilience! #SELsum19 https://t.co/4TCFEzGMsh

Report To The Principal's Office ... Without Losing Your Job https://t.co/ZJcJqW1VOX

RT @MrFritz8: Learning strategies for school and behavior management and change through an SEL lens from Brian Hastings #SELSum2019 #ilascd…

Precious Jennings, Columbia College, leads a session on “The Connection Between Self-Care and Self-Awareness: What… https://t.co/Q6VnAT0SQ2

Karen Biggs-Tucker sharing books with characters who look like ALL our kids. #SELSUM19 https://t.co/01WVh2IaC1

It’s lunch time at the #SELsum19 with indoor or outdoor seating.@oprfhshuskies @WalterinDC @ASCD https://t.co/Y45Y5SMXcz

RT @MrFritz8: #SELsum2019 hearing from @UCHICAGOImpact on how grades are the best indicator of students’ future success and reflect their m…

RT @jon_wennstrom: SEL In Action: Educating the Whole Child! #SELsum19 https://t.co/dMey1wSVy7

Carla and Ryan greet educators from Lane School, District 126, as they finish their outstanding presentation on edu… https://t.co/TrdxLRYPqE

RT @ILASCD: Brian Hastings telling us not to blame kids. SEL, Trauma Informed are tough. We must start however with the management of the…

RT @MrFritz8: @blocht574 @ILASCD That’s absolutely true. I think it is apparent though in classrooms that are highly successful in engaging…

RT @_coolclassroom: @MrDomagalski @ILASCD @MEMSPA @PaulLiabenow SO great hanging out with these 2 rockstars from MI! ⭐️⭐️

RT @WalterinDC: 17 days left to add your voice to the autumn ASCD EDAdvantage issue on The Whole Teacher! @AlabamaASCD @ASCDArkansas @AZAS…

Brian Hastings telling us not to blame kids. SEL, Trauma Informed are tough. We must start however with the manag… https://t.co/KATpR8zPvz

Brian Kelly asking questions like: "What do the most challenging students have in common?" #SELSUM19 https://t.co/JHD9jguTvJ

Educators from North Chicago take a short break inbetween session #SELsummit19. @_coolclassroom @WalterinDC https://t.co/wggTNzET3S

RT @ASCD: If there’s one “switch” high schools could help students flip, it might be, simply, their curiosity. https://t.co/lRp1KbXJaX @bry…

RT @ILASCD: School SEL practices being shared at SEL Summit 19 #SELSUM2019 https://t.co/F7qRWTQFfu

RT @MrDomagalski: Arrived in Chicago (O’Hare) for some friends time, Cubs game, then attending/presenting at the #SELSUM2019 put on by @_co…

RT @jon_wennstrom: Day one of the 2019 Social Emotional Learning Summit! #SELsum19 https://t.co/PCkYuZS8Ad

School SEL practices being shared at SEL Summit 19 #SELSUM2019 https://t.co/F7qRWTQFfu

RT @pensivechatter: A great strategy right from the start today at @ILASCD #SELsummit after you write it down you can share (or not) and th…

Bill Dodds and Ryan Nevius congratulate keynote speaker Phyllis Lockett on her wonderful keynote presentation.… https://t.co/ylV5Aru9CO

A special thanks to our partner, Mindful Practices, for their terrific support at our comference today.… https://t.co/cSuhRTJNTI

Phyllis Lockett, of LEAP Innovations and ASCD Board member, gives the opening keynote address, “Preparing Today’s L… https://t.co/gfxs04ibQ1

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