The mission of IL ASCD is to build the capacity of educational leaders to enhance the quality of teaching and learning.
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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.
Thank you to everyone who made the 2017 #kinderconf a success. Surrounded by amazing early childhood educators is always so inspiring. It truly is one of our most favorite times. Until next time! A huge thank you to @jimgillmusic @jon_scieszka @thesuperfunshow @awesomesquadmusic @jugglingjeff and many many more for helping make this such an amazing time! http://ift.tt/2mN0dud
We are excited to officially announce that IL ASCD has been honored with the Over All ASCD Affiliate Award for 2017! It is such an honor and we are excited and proud to accept this award. Congratulations to all the other Affiliate Award winners and to Illinois ASCD's staff, board, volunteers, presenters and all those that make this organization so great and a useful tool for the educators of the state of Illinois!
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
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
From Edutopia, do you have anything you would add to this list???
#FridayFeelgood Wow! What an inspiration! http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/4-year-old-bibliophile-becomes-librarian-for-a-day-in-world’s-largest-library/article17040563.ece
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/
From Edutopia: Encouraging Students to Own Their Work. https://www.edutopia.org/article/encouraging-students-own-their-work-joshua-block
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!
#STEM workshop today at the college of lake county #clc #ilascd #lccrc http://ift.tt/2kt3P3B
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/
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
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
It's #nationaltriviaday!!! Here's a great resource: http://www.triviaplaying.com
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
Read all about "Relationships" in the Spring Edition of the IL ASCD Quarterly Journal. Read it here:... https://t.co/KZmK5HT7AK
RT @YesyMSanchez: Learning from the one and only @EricJensenBrain! Thank you @MPC_Principals & @ILASCD #d75learns @HenriksonAndy https://t.…
RT @LFedtech: Day of lrning w: @EricJensenBrain @MPC_Principals & @ILASCD. Starting with the "why" change is difficult. #mpclearn #d123
Happy First Day of Spring! https://t.co/M5XWlIboH4
@drjillgildea thanks! We couldn't do it with out our amazing volunteers, presenters, writers and board members
RT @Amundsen_HS: Mr. Peterson and Mr. Javier welcome surburban principals who spent a full day visiting our classes through our IL ASCD par…
Happy St. Patrick's Day! https://t.co/z9evN64SsF
Happy #PiDay!!! https://t.co/So57REaoTP
Chicago suburban educators visit our partner school, Amundsen High School, to learn more about urban education.… https://t.co/Uk1arXxDBw
It's the start of another great week! Make it a great one! #MotivationMonday #HappyMonday #StudentMotivation... https://t.co/BRUxEX5bgB
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 #KinderConf last week! What an amazing time surrounded by amazing educa… https://t.co/cQrQeVC0B6
Have a great week! #MotivationMonday #WorkHard #StudentMotivation #TeacherMotivation https://t.co/P0MwtPwGGF
#KinderConf Comgrats! @pgmarcus3 You've won the last Kindle Fire! Come to Schaumburg E to pick it up! https://t.co/5NfQlIu9fz
@pgmarcus3 Hey @pgmarcus3 you've one the last Kindle fire! Congrats! Please come to Schaumburg E to pick it up!
RT @juliabluii: Feeling very blessed and lucky today!! #kinderconf thank you so much #kindergals #ilascd #canyoureadityeswecan https://t.co…
RT @KMAbrahams1: Reading poetry creates fluency with expression. #kinderconf #kmeslearns https://t.co/sjBOkaASgu
RT @missxkriss09: Kurt Schwengel makes a great point about using tech to teach in two places at once rather than just as a time filler! #Ki…
RT @mrsemilyteach: Inspired to try new exploration activities linking literacy and science! #kinderconf https://t.co/IMmottndc9
RT @missxkriss09: @kindergals inspiring educators to do activities with the basic tools we already have in our rooms! Work smarter not hard…
RT @Kwilli_2: #KinderConf https://t.co/VxlsCxGpbF
RT @hidejo68: #KinderConf https://t.co/W0WQ4rW2mg
RT @missxkriss09: In a jam-packed session with Kurt Schwengel from Rock and Roll Kindergarten after his fantastic keynote. #KinderConf http…
@kindersmorgie telling funny stories to a captive audience #kinderconf https://t.co/OKorgspDTI
@mrswillskinder presenting w/great book lists & resources in a packed room! https://t.co/AulBxxFRKb
RT @hses_il: @DrJenEd is just starting to present to a full room at @ILASCD conference! #hsesil #KinderConf https://t.co/qBMUGp6et8
RT @pgmarcus3: @ILASCD #KinderConf https://t.co/IpidEPm3wE
RT @MrsCastorena: Having a blast with @GE4biliteracy at the IL ASCD Kindergarten Conference! #KinderConf https://t.co/mq8lvPzcoE
RT @KinderBoz: You know it's going to be a good session when #kindergartensmorgasboard starts his session off with Lady Gaga #KinderConf #i…
RT @carin_anderson: Having fun in our sessions! Learning and growing together! #KinderConf https://t.co/PzdXFkWmNE
RT @AUF521: At the ILASCD Conference 2017 & (as always) in awe of Kurt Schwengel's Rock-and-Roll Kindergarten! #KinderConf #teachergoals
RT @jlpertler: "Kindergarten is not a job. It's a calling." - Kurt Schwengel #KinderConf
RT @kindersmorgie: Such an awesome day with so many amazing teachers at the @ilascd conference!!! So excited for… https://t.co/lhkViX6tmp
Day 2 Kindle Giveaways at the #KinderConf! Tweet, post, tag, & hashtag to win! Or evaluate your sessions in the app… https://t.co/DCzxdJVU15
Happy Friday! It's #KinderConf Day Two! Get Excited! https://t.co/UJdPynzFwN
RT @MrsVesaMsJanet: We did it! #GB112, #KinderConf https://t.co/DlSOpdwf7q