The mission of IL ASCD is to build the capacity of educational leaders to enhance the quality of teaching and learning.
Kindergarten Conference 2015
WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE
An effort to change the conversation about education from a focus on narrowly defined academic achievement to one that promotes the long term development and success of children.
Such a powerful message from Teacher2Teacher. Love these videos.
Timely ideas for the end of the year.
It's #EarthDay! Here are some great ideas for things you can do today to celebrate! http://www.ibtimes.com/earth-day-2016-activities-15-ideas-ways-celebrate-mother-nature-become-environmental-2356786
Exciting News! The Spring Edition of our Newsletter is out!
Read it now! https://illinoisascd.org/resources/publications
Midstates Reception #ilascd #ascd2016 #singalong Wisconsin ASCD IOWA ASCD
Q: What are some of the things used to develop trust with a team?
A: the ability to access the principal , the door is always open, she'll always make time for you... She's able to have those critical conversations and be honest with us...
A: she makes you feel like you have a voice in your building, it's really awesome.
A: it goes back to empowerment. when you feel empowered, you feel valued and like you belong.
Listening to a live taping of the #wholechild podcast. Discussion woth the Vision in Action 2016 Winner of the While Child award turned a failing school around: Jason Lee Middle
"We created early interventions programs in math and reading..."
"But it isn't just about interventions, it was about building around the community, because the community is so important."
"We began community planning..."
Our most recent blog post for ASCD Edge about the success we've recently had with our newsletter. Check it out! http://ascdedge.ascd.org/blogpost/the-newsletter-isnt-dead-how-illinois-ascd-revitalized-our-newsletter-to-attract-the-larges
Assessment Literacy with Anji Garza was JSUT added to our calendar of events. This one is coming up fast, so don't miss it! Half day PD workshop in Grayslake, IL. Check it out! http://bit.ly/1RlfFYi
Hey folks! We will be kicking off our brand new Illinois Whole Child twitter chat next Thursday! Follow @ILWholeChild, #ILWholeChild will be the hashtag used during the chats.
Thursdays @ 8:00pm, tune in to discuss various topics surrounding the Whole Child.
More details to follow!
Another Kindergarten Conference in the books. 35 long years! And each year better than the last. A huge thank you to the staff, volunteers and committee for their tireless efforts in making it run so smoothly. Thank you to the teachers and educators who do the amazing work in the classrooms and make it all worth it! Until next year! #kinder16
CONGRATS!!! To Tracy Parson from Schneider Elementary for winning the first Kindle giveaway of the day! Please come to Schaumburg E to collect your prize! #kinder16
Wait... did you say you were looking for resources on Parent Involvement??? Well look no further than our Pinterest board! https://www.pinterest.com/ilascd/parent-involvement/
Our Pinterest account is chock FULL of helpful resources. Have you followed us yet?! https://www.pinterest.com/ilascd/
Are you following us on Instagram!?? You should be ;)
We'll be posting from next weeks Kindergarten Conference next week, so follow us now to keep up with the fun!
Or follow the hashtag #Kinder2016 https://www.instagram.com/il_ascd/
News, tips and information for all those attending the Kindergarten Conference next week:
Get Your IEIN Number: Go to https://sec3.isbe.net/IWASNET/login.aspx to access the ELIS site and get your Illinois Educator Information Number (IEIN) You are required to provide this number when registering for events in order to verify your Professional Development numbers for licensure renewal.
• NEW mobile app: The ILASCD app is available in the App Store and on Google Play. Download it now for the latest conference info — added or cancelled sessions, room changes, handouts, and more. (If you have the app from last year, please delete it and install the newest version.)
• Handouts: To get the handouts that presenters have shared with us, check the agenda in the app or visit http://app.resultsathand.com/ilascd#context/51/home
WiFi: Get free WiFi access from the conference floor on Thursday and Friday. Open your browser and you’ll be able to log in. This free service will not apply to your hotel rooms.
Who was the teacher that made the biggest different in YOUR life?! https://t.co/mAsYNCd3dJ
#WhyITeach Such a powerful message from Teacher2Teacher. Love these videos. Happy Monday! https://t.co/daUP8tMYZz
Timely ideas for the end of the year. https://t.co/YWz0S7JD7a
RT @aakhras74: Learning about effective #plc @ILASCD @ILCLDN #edchat
RT @aakhras74: Discussing examples of "loose/tight" leadership @ILCLDN @ILASCD #plc #edchat
Blackhawk Elementary is ILASCD Spring 2016 Spotlight School! https://t.co/peIlrystA6 #ILASCD
The Purpose & Promise of Service Learning By Cathryn Berger Kaye in our Spring Newsletter. Read it now! #ILASCD https://t.co/6SQhi1BFz0
Me, Myself, I, Mine & You By Sarah Odom in our Spring Newsletter. Great Read: https://t.co/hJVnSdcKQe
What are you doing to celebrate #EarthDay2016??? https://t.co/tVBzzyLLWt
It's #EarthDay! Here are some great ideas for things you can do today to celebrate!... https://t.co/033LM5CLv7
Hand drawn, interactive notes for our Standards-Based Grading series with Dr. Guskey and Dr. Jung. #socool... https://t.co/EytMR8qoTv
Exciting News! The Spring Edition of our Newsletter is out! Read it now!... https://t.co/J39PCeXplI
#ilascd #ascd2016 #singalong https://t.co/qnwuqx9r1q
Scarlett and Rhett, together at last. #ASCD2016 #gonewiththewind #ilascd https://t.co/aFuzC9xeSd
More fun at ASCD #ascd2016 https://t.co/OOmpSZjt6V
And now Rhett has made his appearance. #Gonewiththewind #ASCD2016 https://t.co/tyZ5uV5e1f
Scarlett is in the house! #Atlanta #Gonewiththewind #ASCD2016 https://t.co/ev57BRNB4h
RT @RaeJackson73: #ASCD2016 Because I said I would... @bcisaidiwould Very moving & empowering! Accountability! https://t.co/ysLpvCuHlZ
RT @CariBegin: Teacher leaders must consider: How do we create opportunities for teachers to learn from each other? #ASCD2016
@ASCD Thanks, That's unfortunate though, might be a great idea to open up the publication for submissions in the future from attendees.
A: What are some of the things used to develop trust with a team? Q: the ability to access the principal , the... https://t.co/maWu1vHMMk
Listening to a live taping of the #wholechild podcast. Discussing out the Bision in Action 2016 Winner of the... https://t.co/9El1ffVIi7
Having a great time so far at #ASCD16 https://t.co/J4US2dYYAu
We are excited to be here in #Atlanta for #ASCD2016! Who else is here!?
RT @KathyPerret: Poverty is not just the lack of money. It is the lack of people who can help you make something of your life. - Manny Scot…
Hey @ASCD how can we get in touch w/your Conference daily folks?! Or where can we pitch an article for tomorrow's edition? Thanks! #ASCD2016
RT @ilwholechild: #ilwholechild #wholechild #ilascd https://t.co/0ZZ5PoioGj
Thank everyone for participating in our 1st #ILWholeChild Chat. It was a quick 1 & we will be refining it to make it even better next time!
A3. True @Edufacey https://t.co/kedlJ5zAE1
Q4: How do we promote a healthy lifestyle 2 students living in poverty or w/families who aren't engaged in their health needs? #ILWholeChild
RT @ilwholechild: This is great from @edutopia #ilwholechild https://t.co/NECAI49JZy
RT @maestra_mendoza: @ILASCD Q2: if educators don't have cultural awareness this can effect the culture of their classroom #ilwholechild
Such a great point. #ILWholeChild https://t.co/WVV8Mw8qQ9
Q3: Why is having a healthy learning environment one of the biggest concerns in education today? #ILWholeChild
@maestra_mendoza @Edufacey Welcome! #ILWholeChild
Q2: How will this impact student learning and student engagement? 2 of 2 #ILWholeChild
Q2: IL signed SB 100, it mandates Professional Development in culturally appropriate disciplinary strategies 1 of 2 #ILWholeChild
A1. #ILWholeChild https://t.co/dj9tB1Omvq
A1: Great idea! #ILwholechild https://t.co/eeYV3fHbnc
A1. Great idea! #ILWholeChild https://t.co/xBbshBeb8U
A1: Great idea #ILWholeChild https://t.co/eeYV3fHbnc
@maestra_mendoza Welcome! Thanks for moderating #ILWholeChild
@LFedtech @ASCD Welcome! #ILWholeChild
Q1:What strategies have you found effective that can be implemented in the classroom 2 support mental health for our students? #ILWholeChild
Tonight we will be discussing the Healthy tenet of the Whole Child. #ILWholeChild
Welcome everyone! @ILASCD along with @maestra_mendoza &@apdinar (Whole Child committee members) will be moderating. #ILWholeChild
Greetings & Welcome! We are excited to officially kickoff our inaugural #ILWholeChild Twitter Chat! https://t.co/LtCYIfLy5j
#ILWholeChild Chat will be frm 8pm- 8:30 pm Please excuse high volume of tweets OR follow along & join the convo! https://t.co/rRiKWtmHs0