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Today is the last day to register online for the 2017 Pre-K/K conference. Get your registrations in! Sessions are filling quickly and we are on pace to possibly have record setting attendance! Don't wait to register on site! #kinder17 #illinois #educator #education #kinderconf #kindergarten #kindergartenfun #kinderrocks http://ift.tt/2m56sWC

Online Registration for the 2017 Kindergarten Conference closes today!
Don't worry - you can always register on site! #KinderConf

Have a great week! #MotivationMonday #WorkHard #DreamBig #StudentMotivation #TeachermMotivation

Get Social! We are on Facebook (obviously ;) ) but do you follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest!?
During our annual Pre-K/K Conference we will be posting across social media all the fun and exciting things going on. We will be giving away great prizes, posting updates and other information as well. Check us out! #KinderConf

Hooray! The deadline for online registration isn't until February 20th! Sessions are filling fast for the 2017 Pre-K/K conference so don't wait! #kinderconf #kinder17 http://ift.tt/2l3K1Rx

Lucky You!!! Online Registration for the 2017 Pre-K/K Conference at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel has been extended! You've got until Feb. 20th to get registered online. Sessions are filling fast - don't wait! https://illinoisascd.org/professional-learning-opportunities/pre-k-and-kindergarten-conference

#MotivationMonday #BlackHistoryMonth #MLK #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth

From Edutopia, do you have anything you would add to this list???

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/4-truths-about-teaching-english-language-learners-elena-aguilar

You haven't registered for the 2017 Pre-K/K conference yet!?
It's a piece of cake! ;) #Kinder17 #KinderTuesday Online registration closes in a few weeks, register today!

Have a great week! #MotivationMonday #BeExcellent #WorkHard

An interesting read from NPR: How The Systemic Segregation of Schools Is Maintained by 'Individual Choices.'
What are your thoughts on this article? http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/01/16/509325266/how-the-systemic-segregation-of-schools-is-maintained-by-individual-choices

We've got TONS of resources for #BlackHistoryMonth #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth on our Pinterest board! Check it out: https://www.pinterest.com/ilascd/african-american-history-month-black-history-month/

Hello February <3

From Edutopia: Encouraging Students to Own Their Work. https://www.edutopia.org/article/encouraging-students-own-their-work-joshua-block

ATTENTION EDUCATORS:
Why did you become a teacher? What is the most important relationship you have as a teacher? And Why???
Your answer could be featured in our next Quarterly Journal!

Have a great week! #HappyMonday! #MotivationMonday #WordHard #StudentMotivation

#STEM workshop today at the college of lake county #clc #ilascd #lccrc http://ift.tt/2kt3P3B

#HappyMonday #MotivationMonday #TeacherMotivation #StudentMotivation #WorkHard

Congratulations to Kristi for winning our first #Kinder17 giveaway! You've won $50 off your registration AND a Kindle Fire!!! Please email us at: info@IllinoisASCD.org with your full name, contact information! Thanks so everyone who participated!
"@il_ascd One of my favorite collaborations - Athletes for Literacy - This is a varsity football coach reading with my little. Many student-athletes also participated! #readingispower #kinder17 📷: Kristi"

Here in #Chicago we take our #Popcorn seriously! If you've never had the chicago mix, you're missing out! It's #NationalPopcornDay! :) Here are some fun facts about the delicious, popular snack! http://parade.com/451650/parade/happy-national-popcorn-day-fun-facts-about-the-popular-snack/

Todd Whitaker in Crystal Lake discussing What Great Educators Do Differently. We've got a room FULL of amazing Illinois Educators. Today is going to be a great day!

Hooray! it's Winnie the Pooh Day! Here is an article about a few things you might not have known about the fuzzy little silly old bear: http://www.chron.com/entertainment/books/article/Happy-Winnie-the-Pooh-Day-8-things-to-know-about-10861967.php

Teaching Kids to Move Beyond One-Word Questions
#KinderTuesday https://www.edutopia.org/article/teaching-kids-move-beyond-one-word-questions-jessie-grees

10 Sites and Apps for Vocabulary and Spelling Practice - Best of 2016 #KinderTuesday http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/12/10-sites-and-apps-for-vocabulary-and.html#.WH5DCbGZNE4

A great collection on our Pinterest board with activities, quotes and background for you to help your students celebrate #MLKDay https://www.pinterest.com/ilascd/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-day-about-activities/

Kid President with the Story of #MLKDay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xXZhXTFWnE

#HappyMonday #MotivationMonday #StudentMotivation #TeacherMotivation

#MotivationMonday #HappyMonday #StudentMotivation #TeacherMotivation #ChallengeYourself

It's #nationaltriviaday!!! Here's a great resource: http://www.triviaplaying.com

Win a kindle!
Are you going to be attending the Kindergarten conference in March?!
Post a photo using the hashtag #kinder17 to win a kindle fire AND $50 off your registration!
Winner will be chosen Jan. 6th!

Let's kick of this new year's first week right! By taking a look back at the #KinderConf from a few years ago.
Registration is open now and sessions are already beginning to fill!
Register Here: https://illinoisascd.org/professional-learning-opportunities/pre-k-and-kindergarten-conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd01Etg75zA

IL ASCD wants to wish you a happy and healthy New Year! #HappyNewYear!

You don't want to miss this year's #KinderConf! https://vimeo.com/145259657

We're extending the #kinder17 contest! Now you can win a kindle AND $50 off your registration! Details on our website - link in bio http://ift.tt/2hzQz8c

It's the Winter solstice! How much do YOU know about this first day of winter??? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/christmas/0/winter-solstice-2016-shortest-day-year-time/

Hooray! Just in time for Christmas - the Winter Edition of our Quarterly Journal is out now! This edition is all about "Teachers as Change Agents" Read it now! http://publications.catstonepress.com/i/763890-winter-2016

Hey!!! Have YOU seen that we launched our first #Kinder17 giveaway!?!?
We are looking for all our #kindergarten #teachers! Attending #kinder17: Post your most creative photo or video using the hashtag #kinder17 telling everyone you'll be attending the conference next year and you'll be entered to win $50! Off your registration! Winners will be announced 12/23. We look forward to seeing your posts!

#happymonday!!! We are kicking off this chilly week with a contest! We are looking for all our #kindergarten #teachers! Attending #kinder17: Post your most creative photo or video using the hashtag #kinder17 telling everyone you'll be attending the conference next year and you'll be entered to win $50! Off your registration! Winners will be announced 12/23. We look forward to seeing your posts! http://ift.tt/2hq9zGH

A GREAT way to start your Week. Watch these High School students show their resource officer how much he is appreciated! Spoiler: be prepared with some tissues!

What your child's teacher could REALLY use for Christmas http://kindercraze.com/childs-teacher-really-use-christmas/

TWEETS

Working on the Next Generation Science Standards today in Crystal Lake #ngss #ngsschat @ASCDcommunities #ascd… https://t.co/DFdi1Rhgf7

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Have a great week! #MotivationMonday #WorkHard #DreamBig #StudentMotivation #TeachermMotivation https://t.co/Epr0e34WCK

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Registration has been extended until Feb. 20th! You've got one more week to get registered online for the 2017... https://t.co/Uqcjrzy1nY

RT @Amundsen_HS: Northeastern Illinois University Partnership Associate Professor Dr. Tim Duggan, Tells Teachers to Find Their Niche https…

From Edutopia, do you have anything you would add to this list???... https://t.co/vTOMpjaWQu

RT @maestra_mendoza: #Be the Change! Teacher's as Change Agents! https://t.co/VP71ejS2cc? #ilwholechild #wholechild #ascd #ilascd https://…

RT @BarbaraGruener: Preparing for our #Mindset Matters Coffee Chat to celebrate #nscw17 Here's a sneak peek at a few #growthmindset faves!…

We're excited about being at @RooseveltU today for our workshop with #GraceDearborn on #ConsciousClassroom Management! @ILASCD #ILASCD

You haven't registered for the 2017 Pre-K/K conference yet!? It's a piece of cake! ;) #Kinder17 #KinderTuesday... https://t.co/oS56f4YbYI

It's #KinderTuesday! Have you registered for #Kinder17 yet?! Online registration is only open for a few more weeks!… https://t.co/ZFutMwmLWc

You don't want to miss this year's #KinderConf! https://t.co/bVMIdjnaFs https://t.co/f8207cp5F2

#FridayFeelgood Wow! What an inspiration!... https://t.co/Jdtq25Ewha

An interesting read from NPR: How The Systemic Segregation of Schools Is Maintained by 'Individual Choices.' What... https://t.co/xJLG5L8nwA

We've got TONS of resources for #BlackHistoryMonth #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth on our Pinterest board! Check it... https://t.co/wWL4jUo6TQ

RT @susanoha: Yahoo! What a combination: Frederick Douglass and Walter Dean Myers. https://t.co/NzEjOLbUIN

Yesterday was National Signing Day! Who'd you have in your schools signing LOI's?! Show them off & tag us for a retweet! #Congrats

RT @ASCDcommunities: Salute to @ASCD Affiliates! You make a difference every day! @ILASCD @IndianaASCD @IowaASCD @ASCDISB @JASCD @KentuckyA…

Did U know we've got job openings on our site? See 'em here: https://t.co/Pfoz5lP59T Email us at: info@illinoisasccd.org to post one!

From Edutopia: Encouraging Students to Own Their Work.... https://t.co/hud5BUcDVr

ATTENTION EDUCATORS: Why did you become a teacher? What is the most important relationship you have as a educator? And Why?

RT @dfrederking: Attending the @ILASCD "Creatung Student-Led Learning Environments" conference in Mt Vernon with Steve Oertle! https://t.co

ATTENTION EDUCATORS: Why did you become a teacher? What is the most important relationship you have as a... https://t.co/P2xyuwTdhT

RT @GoodPracticeAus: Technology is advancing the way we work. Are we ready for the change? https://t.co/TY2LnlHADt #ozlearn #lrnchat #edtec…

RT @GrahamYvonna: 4 overlooked tools that help #dyslexics find their wings. https://t.co/zMduz7KbLz #lrnchat #reading @DrCooperRE https://…

RT @ASCDcommunities: 2017 Illinois teacher of the year Joe Fatheree, speaking on teacher leadership at #ECET2MS #RISEMS @ASCD @ILASCD #edch…

RT @Amundsen_HS: Mr. Richard Lange makes a visit to D.C and meets with our Congressman Mike Quigley's education assistant Allison Jarus on…

Doug Wood, Bobb Darnell, and Dee Ann Schnautz discuss the education needs of Illinois students in Congressman Mike… https://t.co/FxsdKbf089

RT @DASchnautz: Productive @ILASCD meeting with @RepMikeBost today! Thanks for meeting with us! @ASCD #lila17 https://t.co/B2enHZLX5I

IL ASCD delegates visit with Senator Dick Durbin's education assistants Lakeisha Steele and Chase Phillips. A very… https://t.co/NRq44fRqhx

Illinois delegates visit Capitol Hill including Bobb Darnell, Richard Lange, Ryan Nevius and Doug Wood. https://t.co/lZQwMCyIwg

Illinois delegation members visit Capitol Hill including Leigh Roberts, Julie Kallas, Dee Ann Schnautz, and Jennife… https://t.co/qg9czysR62

10 Illinois deleagtes attend the ASCD Legislative Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. https://t.co/hxoqnT4wGj

RT @DASchnautz: Thanks @DebDelisle and @ASCD for the reminder! @ILASCD #lila2017 https://t.co/fwBHirOOA6

Here in #Chicago we take our #Popcorn seriously! If you've never had the chicago mix, you're missing out! It's... https://t.co/CTChKictYJ

Excited to have a packed room to hear @ToddWhitaker discuss what great educators do differently https://t.co/GKaWvzyssH

Hooray! it's Winnie the Pooh Day! Here is an article about a few things you might not have known about the fuzzy... https://t.co/FEPpnCyWgj

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Teaching Kids to Move Beyond One-Word Questions #KinderTuesday... https://t.co/Ovy9hRShLy

10 Sites and Apps for Vocabulary and Spelling Practice - Best of 2016 #KinderTuesday... https://t.co/lAzdyYRqxz

A great collection on our Pinterest board with activities, quotes and background for you to help your students... https://t.co/qIuoYq59Ab

Kid President with the Story of #MLKDay https://t.co/yuUkcAfeE6 https://t.co/miieuT0a5s

Help students learn about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life, his impact, & significance to American culture & history. https://t.co/AI0rLt3xDx

#HappyMonday #MotivationMonday #StudentMotivation #TeacherMotivation https://t.co/Xek8fz74uL

RT @MichiganASCD: #miascdJan2017 #miascdCIA The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives... https://t.co/dOL7TNj75T

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