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Director of Curriculum & Instruction, D90 River Forest, IL

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Joined Twitter 10/13/13


While the new school year promises to be anything but normal, there are certain enduring qualities of great teacher… https://t.co/v5WMEQPPiD
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7/8
2020
Are you looking for a job as a #specialeducationteacher? Willard School in River Forest IL is a dynamic, caring, c… https://t.co/uDJkW3dYpZ
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6/27
2020
HUGE shout out to the D90 and RFPL team that made this happen. It was no small project. Thank you! https://t.co/R8R3yNEzXL @MCUSDSupe Thank you for sharing. We surfaced similar themes with our surveys. Very interested in Thought Exchange,… https://t.co/akJ0ZzoAFC
6/22
2020
🌈✨ Welcoming Districts and Schools to the Desmos 2020-21 Middle School Math Program. https://t.co/9MMxyEhjfC
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6/13
2020
NEW resources to support REMOTE LEARNING with the latest updates from Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™, curated tips, an… https://t.co/2A54e1pbbc
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5/26
2020
People are more than a number. The fine print connects their lives to ours. We are one. https://t.co/Wr3YiuLPv6
5/24
2020
I highly recommend this article from John Hattie about what is important and not important concerning student learn… https://t.co/Zz8vIzJp4J
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5/18
2020
@CondonEd https://t.co/MUxySu9qK0
5/15
2020
NEW resources to support REMOTE LEARNING with the latest updates from Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™, curated tips, an… https://t.co/cJRyVHusoP
Retweeted by Alison HawleyNew IM Blog Post! Looking to the Fall: Welcoming and Supporting K–5 Students by Kristin Gray @MathMinds and Kevin L… https://t.co/1lhBbO0EH1
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5/14
2020
I love the Featured Problems on the Math Solutions At-Home site: https://t.co/9stxRqIQzj There are LOTS of them. https://t.co/9G2GjVKl3u
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5/2
2020
We live in a world quickly shifting from "technical” problems to "adaptive" challenges… There are no ready-made ans… https://t.co/oK0DDjbKvA
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4/26
2020
Cathartic afternoon sing-along, anyone? https://t.co/tAe9dSjSxR
4/17
2020
@RGMontgomery @Catlin_Tucker Learned that google classroom has a feature where you can leave voice comments instead… https://t.co/DVdbh9VK2f
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4/14
2020
What are the effects of #COVID19 on students’ social and emotional well-being? Experts in this article from @the74https://t.co/jRn8xJ4C3B
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4/13
2020
This mirrors the change process nicely... https://t.co/iUKymyGwST
4/12
2020
“The ability and willingness to accept change is key to life-long learning.” Very well said. The growth mindset and… https://t.co/ApBYRRT6DU
4/5
2020
The Online Physical Education Network (OPEN) has created a free collection of games and resources for families to u… https://t.co/0abtpjow7X
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3/30
2020
If you've wanted to understand what mathematical modeling is or why we should be spending so much more time on it,… https://t.co/w8NqvFAmjZ
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3/28
2020
Illinois - let's do our part and obey the Governor's order to Stay Home and practice social distancing - it really… https://t.co/hwcNsmVss4
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3/26
2020
Video up! A quick 10 minute workshop on how to create simple, engaging & effective digital lessons. Steps, teacher… https://t.co/NQhznbsnOm
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3/25
2020
Talking Math for grades K-5. Thank you @MathMinds ! https://t.co/i5chmnUPQu
Retweeted by Alison HawleySo proud to be a part of the educational community. #raviniarocks #112leads https://t.co/TXHuIbwEO1
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3/24
2020
What is everyone up to? I am creating a new, free, online class: "21st century teaching & learning" For teachers &… https://t.co/AwQsM2z7D7
Retweeted by Alison HawleyIf your heart has been heavy lately, this might lift you up. https://t.co/qUfoczRiwR
3/22
2020
Don't try to take what you did in a classroom and replicate it in a remote learning plan during the shut down. Thi… https://t.co/iO3D2vIcHt
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3/21
2020
@Kathleen_F8 @moriarty_pamela @AnkerbergJen https://t.co/Z2MWr7iKrY
3/19
2020
@mr__bachar Love it! A new partner in collaboration!
3/18
2020
@moriarty_pamela @Kathleen_F8 https://t.co/TYCLHTsfqs
3/12
2020
@CondonEd https://t.co/KvOyjyxM8w
3/10
2020
Since nearly 50 % of the English language is not phonetically decodable, we must teach many entry points into readi… https://t.co/Del5yLpqBQ
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3/2
2020
Many upper grade teachers are starting to think about preparing students for high stakes testing. I reminded you al… https://t.co/w2BBnOWt3b
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2/12
2020
"And through discovering its evolving neighborhoods, visitors will understand why Portland is always a party worth… https://t.co/hNUv0VK2Gg
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2/8
2020
Rote memorization vs. relational & self-monitoring strategies... what do the experts say? What Can We Learn From C… https://t.co/fPit4q0sPe
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1/23
2020
"Who can see themselves in the curriculum and who is left without a mirror? (Dr. Bishops) AND are those the same re… https://t.co/bQoTPaig8Z
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1/15
2020
Counting has rules that children learn through many, many experiences when they engage in counting. Here are 8 Cou… https://t.co/Vx71Yu4NT4
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1/13
2020
In all my years as an Evanston resident, even in past decades when the lake was at record high levels, I’ve never s… https://t.co/f4Laktgy4c
1/11
2020
Top 5 standards-based grading articles (2019 edition) #sblchat https://t.co/wuda1kC6gA
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1/7
2020
“Open Middle problems can reveal students’ hidden misconceptions, help build their conceptual understanding, and le… https://t.co/bbxs80OhiY
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1/5
2020
Schools that choose restorative practices over punitive have a challenging road of travel. It’s exhausting, especia… https://t.co/KobMEpXli8
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1/4
2020
You judge a school system not by looking at how it treats its privileged and gifted students but by looking at how… https://t.co/FYS3Ili3r3
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1/2
2019
Teaching Principles ⬅️ Then: *Lecture-centered *Send them to the office *External motivation to steer behavior *… https://t.co/AKwW8HR2ic
Retweeted by Alison HawleyOne year ago, I probably shared this. I think we’ve all metaphorically (or actually) been there with one situation… https://t.co/nSGsp3pqdf
12/30
2019
When writing is limited to a few big essays a year, it ensures students will “never become excellent writers.”… https://t.co/DyDphj2xK8
Retweeted by Alison HawleyIt's easy to confuse a lot of activity with a purposeful life. Do what lasts; let the rest fall away.
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12/29
2019
“When we become more concerned about what we teach than who we teach, we have lost the purpose of the work.”… https://t.co/zdzHIxCM0z
Retweeted by Alison Hawley“No one’s ever really gone.” https://t.co/yid0IwLqr0
12/28
2019
You cannot discipline trauma - student behavior is only one indicator of what is happening, its layered, it's emoti… https://t.co/kDz2aYfGgi
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12/26
2019
If you’re spending 100% of your planning time planning minilessons, you’re not ready for workshop. MLs are only 10%… https://t.co/MAQ8EvtsJq
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12/18
2019
"Work will increasingly be about adaptive challenges, the ones that artificial intelligence and robots will be less… https://t.co/tuK1jT6vd2
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12/16
2019
.@KatieWoodRay If you’re going to ask a child to do a certain type of writing, you’d better make sure they have acc… https://t.co/zBi2yOX81T
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12/13
2019
Today a brave student stopped a peer from making "jokes" about pronouns by loudly & directly saying, "That's transp… https://t.co/UNsOFU0ydu
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12/11
2019
Today’s leaders must be constantly engaged in curating their own learning, as well as creating the organizational h… https://t.co/zfcbVrzA2i
Retweeted by Alison HawleyWhy the world needs systems leadership, not selfish leadership https://t.co/6dhAlynT1G
Retweeted by Alison HawleyThis was the best week of professional learning I've eve attended. Highly recommend this experience if you are cons… https://t.co/LGl8fGHIWf
12/6
2019
Best laid plans.... https://t.co/V8hD9akzOI
11/28
2019
Quick de-escalation phrases for kids: You’re not in trouble. I’m not mad at you. How can I help you right now? Wha… https://t.co/4hKp0nZMQI
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11/27
2019
Here are some examples of what #DOK looks like in middle school. Check out & download my Secondary Math DOK matrix… https://t.co/OXJPiUCAE0
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11/25
2019
We need to change the description of a principal’s job from instructional leader to “learning leaders leading learn… https://t.co/N8EtwGGIRI
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11/24
2019
"How can we develop kids who will change the world when we are constantly telling them how to think and write? Temp… https://t.co/hTKciExo4q
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11/23
2019
“Not all writing can be graded. If you do, your students don’t write enough.” #NCTE19 #preach
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11/22
2019
"If you are reading everything your kids write, they are not writing enough! We should be unable to read everythin… https://t.co/aifFXgaKty
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10/21
2019
I just learned a lot about desert tortoises. What a fun thread! https://t.co/N3hHa5jZXg
10/19
2019
#ThoughtFOrTheDay It’s not enough anymore to hire great teachers & principals. We need to have processes & structur… https://t.co/YrECPHgCBI
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10/14
2019
Sage advice from @ekazemi and @meganlfranke "Count things. Count lots of things. Count all the time!" #CountCollections
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10/11
2019
Tonight was the unveiling of the new ETHS Green House unwritten by the ETHS Education Foundation for it's Urgan Agr… https://t.co/kGoR1TXQrD
9/26
2019
IMSA STEM at work. #d90learns https://t.co/2m0mANXBPK
9/25
2019
Lincoln School’s Green4Good Kids Club planting Pollinator Gardens on the parkways by our Fine Fine School.… https://t.co/tyz0o0Gj4P
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9/17
2019
I just uploaded the K-5 and 6-12 replays of my "Why We Should Reconsider Using Worksheets (And What We Should Be Do… https://t.co/KErgLuRbTE
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9/16
2019
If you’re teaching just as you were taught, you’re basically teaching in a time capsule. And as a result, your stu… https://t.co/lTgSXbWgbp
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9/6
2019
@MMHargrave making meaning through creative expression! Love it. #D90Learns https://t.co/DgVk95C7pF
9/4
2019
Solution: make the primary goal of teaching the acquisition of the ability to learn. That means focus teaching on h… https://t.co/zKKmBME970
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9/2
2019
Learning how to be adaptable and agile is quickly becoming the new mantra of today’s modern organizations… Requirin… https://t.co/3xnMwA7QrL
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8/27
2019
It’s good to know the content. It’s great to know the pedagogy. It’s imperative to know the kids. https://t.co/r7I5LsK2GS
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8/26
2019
Do you teach factoring quadratics? Try out this @openmiddle problem with your students. What do you think they'll s… https://t.co/xrAb4AXWQT
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8/22
2019
Simone Biles epitomizes vision, dedication, drive, and courage. The videos embedded break down just how ground brea… https://t.co/s6rtvW9Vu0Congratulations! Have a fabulous year! https://t.co/3LXKuIbG6Z
8/13
2019
This sang to me! With a new year beginning, how can we continue, and help others, to have intentional and honest co… https://t.co/jMyPBb0lpo
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8/4
2019
Differentiation is also about how kids see and solve problems. https://t.co/jTx26HPZXT
8/2
2019
This is a great example of why I can support rating someone on their performance against a set of standards, but ra… https://t.co/kAvGu6LCSZ
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7/25
2019
#ASuperWeek https://t.co/fVTEVf7yRn @npolyak A4: If I could wave a magic wand, I eliminate the inequities in education, while changing the national nar… https://t.co/1yXKqM16M6 @npolyak @IllinoisASA @drorzel @mikelubelfeld A3: I want to be a Superintendent to empower individuals and systems… https://t.co/RDOT6xMCSN @npolyak @IllinoisASA @drorzel @mikelubelfeld A2: Dr. Bruce Mitchell at Evanston Township High School - pushed me t… https://t.co/6rfIgXgUzVA1: Softening the Edges: Assessment Practices That Honor K-12 Teachers and Learners #ASuperWeek https://t.co/WuEbF8BPz5
7/16
2019
1/2 Even judging only by exam scores, even in college, & even in STEM subjects, a review of 225 studies shows that… https://t.co/5qP9H1FGi0
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7/10
2019
Honored to write introduction to Questions, Discourse, and Evidence compilation of articles from NCTM’s journals re… https://t.co/1oMouLU7ek
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7/4
2019
I have an article in the May issue of NCTE’s Voices from the Middle, “Putting Conferring at the Center of Writing I… https://t.co/pAhajE9ioF
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7/1
2019
"...grades do not reflect who you are as a learner, but where you are in your learning journey—and where is always… https://t.co/VPGMqRVcB5
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6/24
2019
Interesting take. #D90Learns https://t.co/LLcweujKfJ
6/19
2019
8 Things Every School Must Do To Prepare For The 4th Industrial Revolution https://t.co/sz6c9PUzIH
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5/28
2019
"We learn... 10% of what we read 20% of what we hear 30% of what we see 50% of what we both hear and see 70% of wha… https://t.co/DgFn1JQBRm
Retweeted by Alison HawleyI spent most of my high school years living in a group home. I usually try to avoid talking about it, but I realize… https://t.co/H1KoGQ7xd4
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5/27
2019
Thought risk taking requires a culture of inquiry - testing hypotheses. Risk aversion results from “I won’t do any… https://t.co/G35IE7Ox2Q
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5/11
2019
My favorite short story collections for middle and high school this year- for teachers to find read aloud and mento… https://t.co/MRmwn3Ndvq
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5/5
2019
Y’all, if you haven’t had your kids try @openmiddle problems yet, do it! https://t.co/6NoGwWSMGa
Retweeted by Alison HawleyStudents teaching students is a great way to show mastery of a concept and to help others. Great job @mnavoliomath https://t.co/4b2zF9MeIl
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5/4
2019
Thrilled to be spending the day with @MisterMinor. "Literacy is not just an academic pursuit, it is a social-politi… https://t.co/y0z0AAlLr1
5/1
2019

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