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Who HASN'T had their classroom taken over by #slime?! check out #Kinder19 Keynote speaker in an episode of #Bonnerville chatting about an interesting scenario that arose in his school http://ow.ly/g0t330n1jzu

The break is ALMOST here! But if you are still looking for a few #holiday activities, check these out: http://ow.ly/m7iP30n1iYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KdjdC3JlGMMichael Bonner #Kinder19 Keynote speaker "Embrace the Process"
Registration is open now for the largest Pre-K/K conference in midwest - don't miss it! #KinderTuesday

Registration is open and you haven't register yet??? Sessions are already filling! Don't miss out on presenters or topics you want to see! #Kinder19 http://ow.ly/WiU530n1j4Z #KinderTuesday

Happy Monday! Holiday break is ALMOST here! Here are a few great tips for beating the Monday Blues http://ow.ly/pgQk30n0UrN #MotivationMonday #HappyMonday

"Respect is not a passive act. To respect someone is to look for the spring that feeds their pool of experience... At its core, the act of respect invites us to see others as legitimate." ~Jim Knight, "Instructional Coaching" Rick Wormeli #ilascdlearns #conversationsonracism

Great read about problems with grit and growth mindset #conversationsonracism #ilascdlearns http://ow.ly/RxiE30mXAGsRick Wormeli

Which one of these kids is going to be the easiest to teach? Which one of these students is the most creative and great at problem solving? #conversationsonracism #ilascdlearns Rick Wormeli

"If I had the automatic suspicion [people of color] have every day, it is effecting my health, it's that allostatic load and it does effect learning in the schools and how we conduct ourselves with each other." Rick Wormeli #ilascdlearns #conversationsonracism

"People of color can't always make the assumption that they will get the same level of service walking into a restaurant that a white person can walking into the same place." Rick Wormeli #ilascdlearns #conversationsonracism

What was a time you were keenly aware of your skin color? #ConversationsonRacism #ILASCDLearns @RickWormeli2

"Race is a social construct, it is not based on science. But for a long time it was based on science..." Rick Wormeli #ilascdlearns

#Instagood http://ow.ly/ZLBo30mRIbh

5 levels of engagement: A continuum for teaching http://ow.ly/HZRG30mRHpz

What a cool idea! http://ow.ly/jPhe30mRHnF

Great TED Talks from Stacey Abrams #HappyFriday http://ow.ly/KSTi30mRH4F

4 Ways to boost STEM participation in underrepresented groups http://ow.ly/qjbs30mRGhb

Oh The Math They will know! Registration open now! http://ow.ly/xs4p30mT5Vy

Comfort dog helps students read aloud. http://ow.ly/X8dy30mRG6f

STEM Career Integration in Math: A Social Justice issue http://ow.ly/gSHw30mRGd7

#Poll Teachers, Educators: We want to hear from YOU! What is your greatest professional development need!?

#TBT We can't WAIT! for #Kinder19
Have you heard? We are having a #WhyITeachK contest! Enter now for your chance to win $50 off your registrant for the conference. All you have to do is shoot a short video telling us WHY You Teach K (Or pre-k), use #WhyITeachK and #Kinder19!
Winners will be announced on Dec. 31st!

We are excited to announce the Winners of the 2018 ILASCD Whole Child Awards!
Thank you to all those who applied and congratulations to the winners! #WholeChild #WholeChildWednesday ASCD wholechild

Grab your phone, tell us why YOU teach K (or pre-k or EC!) get entered for a chance to win $50 off your registration! #WhyITeachK #Kinder19 #KinderTuesday

Excited to be exhibiting at #RSA2018
If you’re here stop by and see us!

Interesting! Would you try it? http://ow.ly/B5oE30mOHWQ #ClassroomManagement

A new grade book for google classroom: http://ow.ly/K54030mOHL8 #Googleclassroom #Gradebook

What it takes to be a human first and a #Principal second http://ow.ly/WBqS30mOHHU

#DeVos Rewriters Title IX guidante on sexual assault and harassment http://ow.ly/Bq0G30mOHBh

20 Things you can learn in 10 minutes to become a better teacher: http://ow.ly/nYwC30mOHxU

Advice for teachers? 10 Things to not lose sight of this year: http://ow.ly/PHxS30mOHgY #TeacherBurnout #Educators #Teachers

Hope, Agency, Mastery, and other Terms Educators are Redefining: http://ow.ly/8U3j30mOHOz

Lessons on U.S. Constitution find new relevance: http://ow.ly/F9wj30mOHoH

A great day of PD at our Fall Kindergarten Round Robin workshop with Adam Peterson Education

20 Classroom setups that promote thinking #AlternativeSeating #ClassroomSetUp http://ow.ly/jqG930mOH6N

100 solutions to climate change http://ow.ly/q43130mOHdb #climatechange #bethechange #happyfriday

12 Curriculum Planning Tips for Any Grade Level of Content Area http://ow.ly/63aI30mOH1N

With the holiday season officially started and the semester quickly drawing to a close, let's reflect a little. What goals did you reach? What goals are you setting for next semester? #Goalsetting #ILASCDLearns #poll

#WhyITeachK We're kicking off a new contest for #Kinder19! Enter for a chance to win $50 off your registration to #Kinder19, March 6-8 at the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center. Grab your phone and shoot a quick video telling us why YOU Teach K! Use #WhyITeachK & #Kinder19!

The future of learning? Well, it's personal! http://ow.ly/cqJH30mFYni

How to demystify the writing process: http://ow.ly/pCUy30mFYjx

Amazon Future Engineer program expands #STEM access to low-income students: http://ow.ly/6oix30mFYkM

Improving reading outcomes for economically disadvantaged students: http://ow.ly/z0DX30mFYI9

Should Childhood trauma be treated as a public health crisis? http://ow.ly/FLLU30mFYBU

Most read by educators: http://ow.ly/opPq30mFY5m

Why this Memphis educator had to keep teaching - even when he became a principal: http://ow.ly/FK0N30mFY2y

Researchers to explore #FlippedTeaching in #STEM courses http://ow.ly/IGB130mFY7A

Coding: its not just for #Math http://ow.ly/koYA30mFYFD

Childhood trauma is real, it is prevalent, and it impacts students, their learning, and the adults in their lives. In this session, learn from childhood trauma expert Kristin Souers about the importance of trauma informed practices in the school setting. http://ow.ly/SMgo30mG0Zk

#Lego invites stressed "kidults" to discover zen in its bricks: http://ow.ly/m5ws30mFY0d

TWEETS

Who HASN'T had their classroom taken over by #slime?! check out #Kinder19 Keynote speaker in an episode of… https://t.co/NB5p0xS1S4

The break is ALMOST here! But if you are still looking for a few #holiday activities, check these out: https://t.co/htaNhdMWkL

https://t.co/CkFnHQljmZ @MichaelBonner_ #Kinder19 Keynote speaker: "Embrace the Process" Registration is open now -… https://t.co/OZ7eg37xKr

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RT @SmithsonianArch: #OTD in 1903, the Wright Brothers made history when they took flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Here they are at t…

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RT @D53ButlerJHS: Thank you @ILASCD! We are honored! #D53cares https://t.co/p1HADXYCfX

Thrilled to be hosting @rickwormeli2 today to facilitate Conversations on Racism in Schools #ilascdlearns https://t.co/aFzhH6nafz

RT @Amy_MacCrindle: Love this quote! Enjoying learning with @shiraleibowitz and @KathyPerret today hosted by the @MCCurriculum and @ILASCD…

What are some barriers to wearing a coaching #coachapproach #ilascdlearns https://t.co/jQAvlSdX9A

Excited to host the #coachapproach today in crystal lake #ilascdlearns https://t.co/hQnmqjx0ev

RT @MrsPeceny: Because students think it’s the coolest thing ever when they show up to school and are matching their teacher! #whyiteachk #…

#Instagood https://t.co/7LEwWOpeA8

5 levels of engagement: A continuum for teaching https://t.co/gAfBpoSVjp

What a cool idea! https://t.co/A1xumu5GCR

Great @TEDTalks from Stacey Abrams #HappyFriday https://t.co/eqCZOvGNJj

4 Ways to boost STEM participation in underrepresented groups https://t.co/hAkiRRUzVY

Oh The Math They will know! Registration open now! https://t.co/UHA6aE9REw https://t.co/r5GtGqae7M

Comfort dog helps students read aloud. https://t.co/iEJ4HVixBD

STEM Career Integration in Math: A Social Justice issue https://t.co/vHOph0KuSK

#Poll Teachers, Educators: We want to hear from YOU! What is your greatest professional development need!? https://t.co/Qx2Y02FLjE

We are excited to announce the Winners of the 2018 ILASCD Whole Child Awards! Thank you to all those who applied an… https://t.co/XkTlyt6sML

Grab your phone, tell us why YOU teach K (or pre-k or EC!) get entered for a chance to win $50 off your registratio… https://t.co/7v6hsmnIPB

RT @EPSD124: Northwest Elementary School has been recognized by @ILASCD for actively engaging students in learning, and connecting the scho…

Interesting! Would you try it? https://t.co/0vuFmX5AuH #ClassroomManagement

A new grade book for google classroom: https://t.co/yyxzLmB1Ed #Googleclassroom #Gradebook

What it takes to be a human first and a #Principal second https://t.co/pNn0GSEURr

#DeVos Rewriters Title IX guidante on sexual assault and harassment https://t.co/tZfPAQqN9z

20 Things you can learn in 10 minutes to become a better teacher: https://t.co/2GWGVIt8XT

Advice for teachers? 10 Things to not lose sight of this year: https://t.co/TNKYzpUiLe #TeacherBurnout #Educators #Teachers

Hope, Agency, Mastery, and other Terms Educators are Redefining: https://t.co/mMB8jg4nCI

Lessons on U.S. Constitution find new relevance: https://t.co/L48YC6NQiH

20 Classroom setups that promote thinking #AlternativeSeating #ClassroomSetUp https://t.co/9r4HR01C0N

100 solutions to climate change https://t.co/6Um0Sg4lgQ #climatechange #bethechange #happyfriday

12 Curriculum Planning Tips for Any Grade Level of Content Area https://t.co/QFqgHlShx6

With the holiday season officially started and the semester quickly drawing to a close, let's reflect a little. Wha… https://t.co/OLro3A24Id

RT @ILASCD: #WhyITeachK We're kicking off a new contest for #Kinder19! Enter for a chance to win $50 off your registration to #Kinder19, Ma…

#WhyITeachK We're kicking off a new contest for #Kinder19! Enter for a chance to win $50 off your registration to… https://t.co/PiMiAVmzYn

The future of learning? Well, it's personal! https://t.co/bjSfsPzh1x

How to demystify the writing process: https://t.co/1OHLrcjlFL

Amazon Future Engineer program expands #STEM access to low-income students: https://t.co/NIFJJf0Vpu

Improving reading outcomes for economically disadvantaged students: https://t.co/4cnitW9ntT

Should Childhood trauma be treated as a public health crisis? https://t.co/qwzhZwawim

Most read by educators: https://t.co/041RChiplf

Why this Memphis educator had to keep teaching - even when he became a principal: https://t.co/K9aeOoBV4S

Researchers to explore #FlippedTeaching in #STEM courses https://t.co/nAbVAXtBQu

Coding: its not just for #Math https://t.co/jIM8cxzxjf

Childhood trauma is real, it is prevalent, and it impacts students, their learning, and the adults in their lives.… https://t.co/q4aE3BWP3C

#Lego invites stressed "kidults" to discover zen in its bricks: https://t.co/ghBPOHnS2F

4 out of 5 Illinois Public schools in top tiers despite low test scores: https://t.co/nOwzuBfjas

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