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Fashionista teacher- 6th grade ELA/Campus Instructional Leader, book lover, techie teacher, YA writer, and wannabe crime solver. #goals #iamwfisd #barwise

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What a "sweet" surprise! Thank you, @WFISDschools curriculum peeps! That list pad will be used by January, no doubt… @HPrestonEdu Or...maybe this is me?!? This definitely describes me too. I must read this book! #WFISDchat @CathyNielson3 Haven't read the book, but based on @CathyNielson3 description, this sounds like me! #WFISDchat @classycargal @Kuhrteous @WFISDschools @haynes_nwa I dont own this book! Am I supposed to?! Eeek.A1: Don't ask others to do what you are not willing to yourself. You also need to be the example as much as possibl…'t forget to answer your questions with A1, A2, etc. Make sure #WFISDchat is in your response. Let's get this pa…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ Ⓨⓔⓐⓡⓨ @Shailjajdatt Welcome! You are far from Texas, but we are glad you are here!Hi! I'm Amy from @BarwiseTeamSoar! I teach 6th ELA and am one of the CILs for my campus. I ❤ watching National Lamp… is coming up in about an hour! I can’t wait to network and learn from everyone! Remember, see if you can…
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Down to 16 emails. Is there a better feeling than this? Who is with me??? #tamingtheemaildragon #emailcleanup
About to get this party started! @BarwiseTeamSoar Parent Engagement Night is about to start, and team 6th ELA has a… Students need to practice proper email etiquette, understanding how easy it is to miscommunication or misunders… I am not the best in this area, but I try to rephrase what Ss tell me, keep eye contact, turn toward them, and… Model with a student helper what a conversation would look like and not look like. Give many opportunities. I o… This seems silly, but it is something I am learning as an adult also: repeat what someone says to you. We also… It has to be modeled, and Ss also need experiences to see, hear about, and read about empathy in action. We wat…'m ready to do this! Amy here from Barwise Middle School. I teach 6th ELA and am a campus instructional leader.…
Great idea!! We did 30 minutes! What did you think of the pacing for tonight's chat? Too fast or just right? Let… @gena_redhead We won't use CBs for anything other than bell ringers the next 3 days in my room. I still use mostly… @classycargal @BlendspacePL New tech tool to try! I have never heard of @BlendspacePL!A5: This one is TOUGH! I think the key is to spiral as much as you can while choosing core TEKS . We have so many,… Time often doesn’t seem to be on a teacher’s side. Sometimes we feel we have to move on before our students may… @gena_redhead That's cool but a little crazy lol. I need some of the data passion. I love data, but I probably need… Technology!!! A few favs: @gimkit to gather quick data, @PearDeck to provide variety of responses, @EdjiNotes f… Technology can often be a time-saver and a lifesaver! How do you use technology to help students connect to an… @classycargal @Screencastify @Flipgrid @WeVideo Do you mean to do a reteach? Intrigued... That's how I use video th… @milam_bullard I like the idea of writing on desks.A3 cont. I use data to figure out what I need to do next. I also use it to design reteaches, mini lessons, who to p… Daily but I try get a read where ALL students are at least 4x thru a 2 week unit, for ex. I also pick specific… Teachers have to be detectives sometimes, gathering evidence and processing it. How often do you gather data, a… @heymrsbond Video is such a great assessment tool! Love it! @MrsFlores08 I hope to sneak in and see your stations tomorrow! :)A2: Seidlitz (like QSSSA) is great for assessing students throughout a lesson, but I also love using games, doodle… @HNAPrice3rd @wizerme has been a fav of my mine for years! I don't think I could live without it. @MrsFlores08 Before we can address issues with students not understanding, we have to know that they aren't getting what we… @gena_redhead I never thought about that! I can see that though. #WFISDchat @GamemasterEdu Just finished my daily Covet game right before the chat. I'll be honest...I rarely miss a day. And I feel no guilt! @milam_bullard Same with reading. By the time that get to me, those gaps can be so wide. Baby steps for sure! #WFISDchatA1: I will go ahead and say it- sometimes it is HOW we present that content. Other factors can include issues we ca… Sometimes the content we teach just doesn’t click with all students. What are some factors that influence if a… @heymrsbond I need some of that!!! @milam_bullard That happens here in Texas?! Did I miss that day? Lol. :) @MrsFlores08 Yippee! Glad you are joining us! My son started wrestling for Vernon Middle. He is loving it! @musicartteacher @HaynesNWAcademy I'm getting sucked in by the Jane app and all of the sweaters! It's cold though s… @HNAPrice3rd Welcome!!!!Hi! I'm Amy Yeary, and I teach 6th ELA at Barwise where I am also a campus instructional leader. I loooove warm wea…! Welcome to tonight's #WFISDchat! Introduce yourself by telling us who you are, what you do, and what your favor… hour until #WFISDchat! Join us, no matter where you are or what you teach! See you soon! @WFISDschools
Shhhh! Here is 5 classroom noise monitor apps to help calm the chaos. @WeAreTeachers
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨYes to this! I don't understand why so many Ts are opposed to providing a reteach and then allowing Ss to rework or… It starts by giving them feedback before ever giving them a grade. I have to avoid the "What grade would this b… I think this is something to be introduced after there has been trust built, Ss really understand the culture y… order for students to engage in meaningful conversations they need: * strong class norms of respect and caring…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ Ⓨⓔⓐⓡⓨ @mrs_b_green Oh, yes! And I love that with @peardeck, I can go back to the teacher dashboard and see which students… @ChristineYH I love that with @Seesaw allows parents to see their child's reflections, learning, book reviews, etc.… @brian_arnot @ChristineYH @Seesaw has been HUGE on my "gradeless" journey.A3: Start off by intentionally popping in and asking questions. - How are you doing? - Could you read your wo…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨA3: Many ways, but I like Ss giving me ideas on how they can be assessed- choice. We have to give unit tests (summa… idea for keeping a conversation going with students while still assessing learning. You have to KNOW your student, not just know the data produced from a test or from an assignment. What do they… The purpose of assessment is to inform: Learners how they are doing. What they are doing well and what they ca…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨA1: The purpose of assessment, imo, is two-fold. I need to see if Ss have mastered the skills taught but I also wan… Yeary from Wichita Falls, Tx. I am a 6th grade ELA teacher and campus instructional leader for #WFISD. I would… us tonight! #TG2Chat @AaronSBlackwel1 @awfrench1 @jessicazeller @jedjnr @champforkids @Hedreich @MissMoeTeaches
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨWant a sneak peek at the questions for tomorrow night's #WFISDchat? Well, here ya go! Can't wait to get some grea…
Sometimes students just can't seem to grasp a concept or "get it." We know this, but how we handle it is what reall…
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Bus trip to Dallas for the opera calls for a great book! I'm finally reading @JasonReynolds83 Long Way Down. Better…
Thank you, #WFISDchat! Teacher & administrator fatigue is real, but it is more manageable when we have the support…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨA5: I am not the best model of a teacher who takes good care of myself, but I still have advice! Learn to say no- y… I have folders for each class that I add things for absent Ss, a file box with copies already made for Ss who m… I spend a huge amount of time differentiating, prepping for reteach and retry options, etc. I wish I had more t… @Toups_J All of these are spot on!A2: Having a structured learning environment with dependable routines helps things run more smoothly. When things r… @MilamDyslexia I struggle to focus, I get sick (ahem), I start losing track of things, and I get more emotional. My family get… am also incredibly grateful for my sub today, Mr. Handley! He had a great report for me, and that made my day!…, all! Amy Yeary here! I'm a 6th ELA teacher and campus instructional leader at @BarwiseTeamSoar! I am grateful f…
Hey, #WFISDchat! Let's talk about teacher fatigue tomorrow and see what we can do collectively to combat an issue t…
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A1 A student-centered classroom has ☞student work hanging on the walls ☞kids sitting in groups ☞groups working on…
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#WFISDchat #bebold
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A milestone reached: Day 50! 50 days of having students reflect on learning and providing ME feedback on classroom…
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Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨAll first draft writing is crappy. Even Walt Whitman knew that when he drafted "O Captain, My Captain!" Thanks to D…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨThis rock star 8th gr science T was on fire 🔥 🎵🎶🎵🎶 Literally!! @periodicnerdy Ss we’re engaged & so we’re 2…
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Love this idea for when we get into organizational patterns! 2020 NY State Teacher of Year @MrsMurat and @MikeSzczepanik on Sunday at 8PM EST for #TG2Chat on "Teching" in…
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Student Agency: What Do Students Want to Create to Demonstrate Their Learning? #edchat
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@OrganizeFISH #adhdteacher does need to a thing!!! :)The zombies are attacking! Today we are doing a quick vocab review using one of my fav tech tools- @gimkit!…
Just signed up!Hmmm. Have to try this out. I have never heard of educandy. Free caught me though!
❤️"Teaching children is an accomplishment; getting children excited about learning is an achievement." Robert John Meehan
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨAwesome day today: All classes - 8Parts 7th Gr. - rolled dice to determine how many clues per slide for our…
Retweeted by Ⓐⓜⓨ ⓎⓔⓐⓡⓨThese are awesome! "creation response" activity. We used revising task cards added to Google Slides. Each response coordinates…