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Carla Meyrink @CarlaMeyrink Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep

Founder and director of The Community for Learning. A passionate educator, I love learning, reading, blogging, and traveling.

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Joined Twitter 1/15/11


@sarahdateechur thank you so much for your inspiring keynote on #simplycoachingsummit20 You gave me a lot to think about!
7/14
2020
https://t.co/LLCqXgZiEfJust a suggestion @fitbit Your sleep meditations end with loud music. If the meditation helps me slip into sleep, t… https://t.co/wEQfejpv6L
7/13
2020
I just finished The Fifth Season by @nkjemisin... What an incredible book! I'm so happy it's a trilogy, so that I h… https://t.co/J1PKwpRVao @dmvelliaris @Buggsnow @ann177345 @Mind_on_ASaP @TIAscience @awfrench1 @Anthony_OBrien_ @ocpalloneword2https://t.co/8t3YHdWgqAI love this! https://t.co/FXYnp97nhe
7/12
2020
Hello #CrazyPLN! I'm Carla, from Santo Domingo, Dom Rep. Hmmm, this is tough! 3 words: progressive, community, individualized. @drangelapeery @clegleiter So do I - I'm hearing impaired, so she has one of the few podcasts I can follow. I love… https://t.co/eIadume2bV @drangelapeery Thanks for sharing - I have to listen to this one! #leadupchatA2 So far our plan is to do half Ss on alternating days - basically 7 - 9 kids in a classroom. Ts will Zoom their… https://t.co/BwvhIipfPy @Toups_J This is awesome!! It would take me all year to make just one of these! @YokastaSanche10 I'm signed up! #822chat @SKingPES I'd be happy to share! #822chatA2 I'm working on preparing our back to school PD sessions - making them hybrid & trying to model ways to engage ki… https://t.co/cdqhoVnGwI @LCarrEdM To be fair, we were a small school with 2 cats. As they've passed away, we haven't replaced them because of allergies. #822chatGood point! #822chat https://t.co/Pto91DsjEeA1 The way I see it - progress is movement towards that distant point of perfection that changes as our understandi… https://t.co/neLa4iDWqM @YokastaSanche10 Yes! I'm a crazy cat lady.... @pattersonaubrey Good morning!Good morning #822chat! I'm Carla, from Santo Domingo, Dom Rep. One of my unsung heroes was our school cat who gave… https://t.co/5PdWeQJETx @ADownham Yes, me too. I watch online conferences to see how the hosts make things interactive. Some are very good… https://t.co/isOTmwAvqg @jillmclean27 @GruntledChalkie @pnabbie @teresagross625 @JillDuBois22 Yes, and it's not just what they do on campus… https://t.co/i3IVQ14WFT @GruntledChalkie @pnabbie A 16 year old committed suicide in our city 2 days ago. She couldn't take the isolation.… https://t.co/ctNpV1QR6C @teresagross625 @dawblack I have so much to think about (all the issues of how we'll open in Sept) that I can't see… https://t.co/NoITblYtq8 @KarlOLeary4 @specialtechie @ProfaMAB Hahaha - me too....I have a mobile bookshelf - the trunk of my car. #pd4uandmeGood morning #PD4uandme friends! I'm Carla, school director from Santo Domingo, Dom Rep.A1 I liked using Zoom breakout rooms. Students in the rooms shared a doc & collaborated. This worked well for holdi… https://t.co/SMEJaa845v @AyoguGloria Good morning!! @mrsbrownEDU @jillmclean27 That looks stronger than Jamboard - I'll give it a try! #satchat @specialtechie Morning Pam! #SatchatGood morning #satchat! I'm Carla, from Santo Domingo, Dom Rep.
7/11
2020
I love this blog post by Melody Stacy @me1odystacy "Toxic positivity ignores the negative. True positivity overco… https://t.co/sR1hBSp3f7
7/8
2020
@iTEACHiLEARN @__itsniaj Good to know. I've never found any that fit. @susankotch Looks lovely! @tayari Fireflies in BC CanadaAwesome change! https://t.co/s0pQ92pb56Love this idea... Word of the day notebook. #teachingexperiment https://t.co/avbz2nBott @MarilynEDU @jesush1979 @Gameboydrew @MsG_techSpace @mrscalatayud @JCastilloEdu @docholliday747 @MsNyreeClarkhttps://t.co/LfhAOIct0n @ShiselleLO @Raymi76 @ylonkarodriguez @odile_grullon @maguicidad @AndreaIsabelM @lorenadegarrido I feel your pain!.… https://t.co/1i4HpwWCPn
7/5
2020
@Kbahri5 @awfrench1 Precisely!! @biologygoddess @JillDuBois22 @saldanact Thanks so much. Very helpful Bonnie! Much simpler than anything else I've seen. 💯 #822chat @HartofLearning 🙋‍♀️ I want one! #822chat @awfrench1 Agree - all that money could be spent on initiatives that really make a difference to Ss. #822chat @biologygoddess @JillDuBois22 @saldanact I would love to see an example of this Bonnie. We're trying to move to sta… https://t.co/CIUShn8YgL @biologygoddess @organizedbinder Oooooh, I'm so curious! Put me on the list when you start sharing, please. #822chat @biologygoddess @saldanact Language shifts are so important. We can't ask Ts to have a new mindset if we continue t… https://t.co/MIwPWgwhWB @awfrench1 Our school has been around for 22 yrs & we've never used a standardized test. All our kids go on to univ… https://t.co/ic34XYNlwN @JillDuBois22 @mafost I'm reading Point-less by Sarah Zerwin & her chapters on grades and "data" are excellent. #822chat @biologygoddess @saldanact Yes, makes sense, Bonnie! But many Ts still use words like "test" #822chat @mafost @Principals3in3 Wow! Awesome magic... wish that existed when I did my 1st years. 😀 #822chatA2 Working on our Aug PD - trying to make it hybrid (or virtual if we don't come back) & make sure that we model st… https://t.co/ZItGYK0Poq @mafost @Principals3in3 Hmmmm... this is like Chinese to me. Would love to know what this is. #822chat @saldanact @mjjohnson1216 @pattersonaubrey One ex: We have a system where we keep track of all the notes home to Ps… https://t.co/OVSlvduVTT @saldanact Such a good point. And even our words like "quiz" and "test" have to change so that Ts don't feel contsr… https://t.co/BMIpZ5w69lLove this! I'm sharing... thanks Meredith. #822chat https://t.co/jyyKHyj1sl @Mathemagician4U @pattersonaubrey As we've begun writing protocols for hybrid learning, there are soooo many things… https://t.co/cpyvHLfaD8 @mjjohnson1216 @pattersonaubrey Yes, this is becoming more and more of a grey area, isn't it? #822chatGood morning everyone! Made it in on time from my walk! Happy to see you all. #822chat @bethhill2829 Completely agree. Such a high price to pay for a false sense of security.In case this interests you: @ShiselleLO @ylonkarodriguez @odile_grullon @maguicidad @AndreaIsabelM @Raymi76https://t.co/GW82HxZeih
7/4
2020
@susankotch Me too! We finally had graduation yesterday and I got to get spoiled before hand! https://t.co/iE5MQwUzztThank you for sharing this. Excellent! I love the strategies she includes for keeping Ss engaged while teaching vir… https://t.co/r3w5WsSJ6N @ShiselleLO @ylonkarodriguez https://t.co/Od3Gt6moaG @ShiselleLO @ylonkarodriguez An idea for our Friday PD if we go back to virtual learning. Ts could also share stra… https://t.co/Lw1FlWn3M3 @edonald304 I saw a discussion about this on the Teacher Tech FB page. Write a few great examples were shared. https://t.co/TLfHm3vtfpThis!👇🏽👇🏽 #ELASCD https://t.co/qVedJ0In9dGraduation happened! It was an incredibly moving, emotional ceremony! #TCFLDR https://t.co/aOF40u3rFyA6 It became apparent that our Ss had strong critical thinking skills which helped them work independently. On the… https://t.co/jj0b0tPsxVA5 This is going to last waaaay longer than you think. Get some self-care routines in place & make sure you set bou… https://t.co/uncdRv4STiA4 We faced difficulties in engaging some Ss. We noticed that they "woke up" during PBL & inquiry units. I would l… https://t.co/XO3J8xTI7sA3 We've always asked Ts to keep mini-lessons short 10 - 15 mins. max & then give Ss an hour to work in class. This… https://t.co/p4NNorP9VVA2 All our Ts went above & beyond, but Ss often mentioned a math T who consistently let them talk about feelings &… https://t.co/egOd0jwyavA1 I'd like to get rid of vocab & grammar quizzes in ELA. I had to find creative ways to check on understanding & t… https://t.co/fZF1y1hdyg
7/2
2020
@TWTConference I'd like to buy tickets for a group of our teachers. How can I do that?Love this idea! #teachingexperiment https://t.co/HvOUydmWkP @TeachesEllis @Cathig8r Hi Cindy. So great that you found Twitter. I've grown so much because of my inspirational,… https://t.co/QuKs0Eb6FK#teachingexperiment https://t.co/7380n8klRL @coreymohn @822Chat This looks interesting! #822chat @biologygoddess This would be awesome. The connections would make the learning so much deeper. #822chat @saldanact Mmmmm... so delicious! @biologygoddess I feel the same, Bonnie - I'm usually in bed & drifting off by 9:00.... #822chat @EmilyDeeter1 @pattersonaubrey Not to mention, teachers. When Ts complain that they have too much work, it's often… https://t.co/VffKrZRbom @goodmanre03 Yes! 100% #822chat @Willmdunn I completely agree. When grades are based on student self-assessment they're much more meaningful. And S… https://t.co/rKXg4T8NlyA1 No more traditional tests, no grades that reflect anything but mastery, no rewards or punishment. #822chat @Kbahri5 Hey Kellie! How are you? #822chatHello #822chat! I have to say I love grilled onion and grilled pineapple. Makes everything else delicious!
7/1
2020
@PrincipalProj @daveschmittou @karenswnsn @Chris_Chappotin @CivicsEngaged @mctownsley @ReginaBotsford Thanks for pu… https://t.co/U5dN1igBPx @GradesMatterSBG @karenswnsn @PrincipalProj @daveschmittou @Chris_Chappotin @CivicsEngaged @mctownsleyhttps://t.co/GTTIZHTaiJ @Lindspren @EL_ASCD @MicheleOgdenEdu Love the topic! Thanks for sharing Linds - see you there! @karenswnsn @PrincipalProj @daveschmittou @Chris_Chappotin @CivicsEngaged @mctownsley @ReginaBotsfordhttps://t.co/7dawspH8iQ @ReginaBotsford @EducatedAce @PrincipalProj @daveschmittou @karenswnsn @Chris_Chappotin @CivicsEngaged @mctownsleyhttps://t.co/dOOeiQqqWW @TWTConference - what will the cost be after July 1st? We want to offer this conference to our teachers but it's to… https://t.co/fjspkgkhsvHope to see you tonight at 8:22pm CST 🌴🌴 @simplygrace @LaneWalker2 @Hedreich @Kbahri5 @SKingPES @YokastaSanche10https://t.co/NIcNTWWzI4
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6/30
2020
@Ms_A_Yeh A lot of food for thought in this article, Aubrey. During virtual learning, we had to figure out to asses… https://t.co/OmLo80QNQw
6/29
2020
#teachingexperiment https://t.co/DzBLg5mh26 @Kbahri5 @saldanact @AlliciaSaldana @lportnoy @inc_yv @TraciBrowder @woodard_julie @laurabeess @DHarrisEdShttps://t.co/GgICRDQC44There were so many great ideas on today's #Hacklearning chat about sketchnoting moderated by @mospillman! I collect… https://t.co/QxAz8VePKH#teachingexepriment https://t.co/Sa3xT4r4V7 @mospillman @TannyMcG @hackmylearning Definitely. I'm going to go back and curate all the great ideas for my Ts. #hacklearning
6/28
2020

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