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Katie Powell @Beyond_the_Desk Crawfordsville, IN

Teacher & author. Passionate about bringing wonder, engagement, & fun back into teaching. Let's reclaim the wonder of learning!

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Joined Twitter 7/15/15


This Thursday -- Let's get thankful for being in the Middle! Join me as I moderate #mschat! @ScholesE15https://t.co/1F17yNgDuE
Retweeted by Katie Powell @BrandieJett I’m so glad it was a success! Thank you for sharing! ❤️I think #PaperAirplanes is one of the easiest #BoredomBusters to start with, and it has so much value! And, yeah, s… https://t.co/5waSmj2wCyWant ideas you can immediately drop into your existing lessons to ramp up the engagement level? #BoredomBusters by… https://t.co/eOPMlxC1T2
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11/20
2019
I haven’t seen the Indiana fall foliage this vibrant red in a long time. #indianapubliceducation https://t.co/DQyz5OM1px
Retweeted by Katie PowellSuper proud of you! ❤️ https://t.co/JWPxClndNi
Retweeted by Katie PowellSouthmont Schools is proud today of all of our public educators! #RedForEd #ProudToBeAMountie https://t.co/CY4inbvKNr
Retweeted by Katie Powell @Beyond_the_Desk So quiet during the game until the score got close, then chanting names and GO! After lunch, can… https://t.co/7OHI2fklmV
Retweeted by Katie Powell @JohnnaMcdonnell Love this!
11/19
2019
@matthewjmoulton Glad to be part of your weekend (and maybe a bit warmer than you...). 😁 @dbc_inc @burgessdave @burgess_shelley @tishrich @thewrightleader @Beyond_the_Desk @iluveducating Love learning fro… https://t.co/t9o9mrqGqo
Retweeted by Katie Powell#SundaySeven is in your inbox! #HappyMail time! 📬💌☠️🎉 Not subscribed? Sign up today! ☠️🎉➡️ https://t.co/CqleEtk7gUhttps://t.co/FAw319rXaG
Retweeted by Katie Powell @iluveducating @Renard_Teach Wow, thanks Alicia! @KerriStern1 @burgessdave @activelylearn Absolutely! ❤️
11/17
2019
@ColSoWhat @from_middle @melissaglynn @bethgillilandga That’s it. Your class wins. That’s awesome!!Used @Beyond_the_Desk ‘s hashtag technique to have students respond to a video on medieval monastery life. Top thr… https://t.co/VnEHBWKLg4
Retweeted by Katie PowellWe used Flashcard Factory from @PearDeck today to review what we’ve read so far in City of Ember. Then we played ou… https://t.co/b2BzzKN3Ib @ericafox84 @GMS_Wildcats @CouchJanelle @mrmatera I love this!! @RaedeneAveritt Oh my, I’m glad you’ve got a cabin! A rainy weekend of tent camping does NOT sound fun. I hope you… https://t.co/9TQSDYcj0jNeed a moment of calm? My students showed me this site. I liked it so much, we used it for our mindfulness moment d… https://t.co/J26iMvHHKa @matthewjmoulton @Stephan01745084 @BrookeEisenbach I love the cartoon model idea!! Brilliant!Different teachers and grade levels but still implementing some worksheet busters from @Beyond_the_Desk ! Kids had… https://t.co/pB8VAr6d0f
Retweeted by Katie Powell @from_middle Wow, that’s awesome! @melissaglynn @from_middle That’s mutual ❤️
11/15
2019
@BensonVoss 🤣 @BensonVoss You guys are the best! @amandalm131 I’m so glad! I’ve been putting some of the new ideas I learned at #amle19 into practice too. I love th… https://t.co/3sv1o2e2bk
11/14
2019
In PD today my colleague @Beckster113 shared her takeaways from @Beyond_the_Desk ‘s session at #AMLE19 . Several of… https://t.co/LA2BfUNXLX
Retweeted by Katie Powell @thepacasch @Beckster113 Awesome! I’m so glad! There were many sessions at #amle19 offering takeaways that are supe… https://t.co/8Ws4ufOi9NA well-written reflection on #amle19, and, BONUS: a great interdisciplinary Hamilton unit idea! https://t.co/qs2jn0CLWz @murley_7 Two of my favorites 👍I’m using a couple of @Beyond_the_Desk’s engagement strategies today and these two are GREAT assessment ideas!!! We… https://t.co/erGftvrIzc
Retweeted by Katie Powell @murley_7 That’s so exciting, Brian! What did you start with? @RaedeneAveritt I love everything about this, but my favorite is your innovative idea!! Awesome!! ❤️ @melissaglynn @from_middle Great!!BIG thanks to our host @Rdene915 💙 Make sure to follow new friends and join us for the next #NewselaChat on Dec 9 w… https://t.co/4wvL0pAYjH
Retweeted by Katie Powell @from_middle @blocht574 He is the connecting point for so many of us. He has a gift for connecting people!Check out the latest episode of ⁦⁦@from_middle⁩, recorded at #amle19! Thanks for the thoughtful reflections, and ye… https://t.co/rMoFykvMkx @BensonVoss Ditto!! I said, “Teach, don’t tell,” like a dozen times today! Thanks for all the wisdom, @BensonVoss!
11/13
2019
@Susan84395453 Excellent!! Thank you so much for sharing! @legitkfrauey Hey, look! That’s one of my favorites! #boredombustersPutting to use some things I learned at #AMLE19 today - the kids were all excited - lots of positive feedback from… https://t.co/LXz5yHpXaK
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11/12
2019
@blangbio Awesome!! Please keep in touch & let me know how things are going. And I love those dice!What do you do when a fly keeps landing on your touch screen monitor in front of the whole class? He opened so many… https://t.co/WKc1x7pmNG @MrDsengclasss I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. There’s an excellent npr TED Talk Radio Hour about moving f… https://t.co/uXXkSt5eie✳️ Checking out the new list of prof books can send your imagination & motivation soaring! https://t.co/sg2XcPp2Qghttps://t.co/Hw6ZMsk398
Retweeted by Katie Powell @Susan84395453 So exciting, Susan! @BensonVoss @Mrs_Clink @amazon Thanks @BensonVoss!
11/11
2019
@Mrs_Clink @BensonVoss @amazon Awesome!!If you enjoyed & appreciated your #amle19 experience, please remember to thank @cmt215il, @steph_auditore, do I hav… https://t.co/g56Flrd8CA @Mrs_Clink Hi Paige! Let me know if I can support you in any way. My 1st ideas to try are: 1) Volleyball instead o… https://t.co/Gh5CEpv1e2If you’re like me, you’re not sure which of the many amazing things you learned at the #amle19 conference to implem… https://t.co/RTXr4wlrcY
Retweeted by Katie PowellRoses: Presenting with @blocht574 and seeing @KimCamp4Kids @jesslahey @DrDebbieSilver and @Beyond_the_Desk Thorns:… https://t.co/hzPYzUeVKi
Retweeted by Katie Powell @RaedeneAveritt Thanks Raedene!! It was a joy to get to learn together at #AMLE19.What a successful AMLE conference in Nashville. Great energy, dedicated educators, and lots of networking. Congra… https://t.co/7a4ia5S04N
Retweeted by Katie Powell @matthewjmoulton @from_middle Yes!! Absolutely I would! https://t.co/F4Kn6NABQ7
11/10
2019
@BigDaveWicker @AMLE Thanks for your spirit pants! 😁 @AMLE #AMLE19 was awesome. The presentations, the ideas, the discussions...but most of all, the colleagues in this… https://t.co/fQv2yaKVbA
Retweeted by Katie PowellWOW! This #AMLE19 conference was hands down one of my favorites ever. 🤯🤩🥰 As a K-12 instructional coach w/elementar… https://t.co/gWLUxDJZBm
Retweeted by Katie PowellMine—I’m cheating a bit...I have 2. 1) Data meetings w/ my whole class to develop we’re all in this together.… https://t.co/hsVZuzqkCxReally appreciated @EthicsNValues thoughtful session on gamification at #AMLE19. Hey @AMLE—I’d love to see him do… https://t.co/WoC5exZyCP @ScholesE15 @BensonVoss @cmt215il @blocht574 @LaVonnaRoth @steph_auditore @rickwormeli2 @jesslahey @PrincipalKafelehttps://t.co/0iFPiRnvjm#AMLE19, don’t forget to complete those session evaluations! The results help open doors for newer presenters, and… https://t.co/3fDjHrWp6q @BensonVoss @cmt215il @blocht574 @ScholesE15 @LaVonnaRoth @steph_auditore @rickwormeli2 @jesslahey @PrincipalKafelehttps://t.co/3BzgjRJdvIOur first presentation at #AMLE19 and with @blocht574 ! Such a great time together! https://t.co/gJ3cvXklV6
Retweeted by Katie PowellHead to Bayou E and see @millikan_pam present on Middle Level Leadership! Worth your time starting at 9:55 #AMLE19https://t.co/LI3ULalCeg
Retweeted by Katie Powell @iveyfhomer @MsElizWhiz @AMLE It was a great session! #AMLE19 @LaVonnaRoth @WMSPal @AMLE @blocht574 @cmt215il @steph_auditore @JBerckemeyer @DruTomlin4Edu @rickwormeli2https://t.co/GUIYw8gobE @lyndislessons It’s exciting, isn’t it? Enjoy!Woah. https://t.co/K840cpEeElIf the homework is work they aren’t completing in class because they chose not to work...we have to look at our ins… https://t.co/rQLZrMuL0s
Retweeted by Katie PowellStop penalizing parents for not helping their kid with homework. Their homework should be things they do without he… https://t.co/Zao36FpkAN
Retweeted by Katie PowellBest 3 days of PD I’ve had in a while. Great people, opportunities for sharing, and ideas galore. Ready to take all… https://t.co/wr0WwCcGPN
Retweeted by Katie Powell @MrsCford_tweets @realhomeworkldy @AMLE Your sketch notes are amazing and so helpful! #AMLE19We need to get past the idea that rigor equals load of work @realhomeworkldy #AMLE19
Retweeted by Katie Powell @WMSPal @AMLE @blocht574 @cmt215il @steph_auditore @JBerckemeyer @DruTomlin4Edu @rickwormeli2 @VMSAtweetshttps://t.co/FrDixD23zb @LynnThompsonELA @JenFitzMath @NJAMLE @AMLE Thank you, but to be honest, it’s this—the collective community of educ… https://t.co/qGNtJ02fIBOk y'all, 1 more thing: We've all learned powerful ideas learned at #amle19. But Monday will bring problems to solv… https://t.co/wnrTkp93YSThere were more than Twitter would let me post at once! Here‘s the rest of the awesomeness shared by all of you! Ho… https://t.co/jZIYAwwfDFAs I’ve read through the comments left, I’m so humbled by & grateful for this time I’ve gotten to spend w/ all of y… https://t.co/zi9VYtM2yK#BoredomBusters book study Weekend Challenge 11/9-11/10 https://t.co/wxCzYzzNV5Come see these awesome educators Saturday morning! Speed learning table L in Delta Ballroom D! #AMLE19 https://t.co/EmXKgIGbUS @DruTomlin_AMLE @AMLE Thank you for being you, Dru. Truly.
11/9
2019
@7thWithSilva Eileen! You are so kind! It’s an honor to have the opportunity to share with you among the many fanta… https://t.co/JNuPkw4b8f @hernandezlcisd Thank you so much for spending your last Friday conference session with me! @amandalm131 So, Amanda, what did you think? @McKee_NC Oh, wow, how kind!! I hope it wound up being worth your time. There are just so many great sessions to choose from! @JenFitzMath @LynnThompsonELA @NJAMLE @AMLE You are too kind, Jennifer! Thanks for closing down your day with me. @BensonVoss @amandalm131 Absolutely!! You guys really are something special. @_ambermpotter @AMLE Right? 🤣 It’s my absolute honor to get to be part of #amle19. @davidfderin Thank you, David! It’s been great to meet you. @mrsmonicaroy Absolutely, Monica! @daveschmittou Thanks Dave! I had the chance to hype your book a bit in conversation after!A round of Junk Drawer in our Lecture Buster (#BoredomBusters) session had us explain how broken crayons relate to… https://t.co/ASBYn5Br0l @mcarden_ YOU MADE THE MEME!!! I love it!!! @salgado_kate Thank you for coming, Kate! It was a great way to finish the day. @SMS_Anderson Thanks for coming, Cammie! I hope the rest of the conference and your travels home go well. Keep in touch!Mastering language skills in a fun way! #worksheetbusters #musicaldesks allowed us to practice & move! When the mus… https://t.co/JxhzJE8yW0
Retweeted by Katie PowellThere are a ton of great sessions at the 3:10 slot, but just a reminder I’m back with Lecture Busters (checks for u… https://t.co/YkPQQeEkGLI’m so excited that I got to learn from the awesome co-teaching duo of @BensonVoss! #amle19 https://t.co/4Y1WNf0eLe
11/8
2019

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