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A guy building relationships & making memories in the Green Dragon Classroom. FabLab & History guy at #JSARocks in Winter Haven. Ambassador for my kids.

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I think creating an honest classroom culture is as important as a positive culture. #AGENTIncognito @Maire_from_NJ I am who I am and if that is a brand than so be it ... and if you don’t like dragons then you might be boring @sirvingeskymos 4 is better than nothing ... a draw of a 7 would be nice
12/14
2019
This little prize was in my box this more ... the little things matter. Thank you @SamanthaDean_70 #jsarocks https://t.co/iSgPDYy25DDear @FLOTUS , Your Anti-Bully campaign would get more credibility if you would call out bullying when it happens.… https://t.co/5CSuJbVfd4 @wheeler_laura @LibraryRHS Librarians are the biggest supporters of teachers ... and maybe even the most underused.… https://t.co/FZk6eF17lHColleagues keep me going every day. It doesn't have to be physical help ... sometimes it is just the greeting at th… https://t.co/e49UaWubar @jodierocco Thank you Jodie ... I like to think I have a positive effect on the kids ... BTW I'm still waiting for… https://t.co/NF2XKzwTfE @garystager I was thinking this could have been a trap game for the Ravens. I do not think the Jets are as bad as t… https://t.co/5DTQa65zSB @EvanDonovan I understand the stress of battle and making quick decisions ... mistakes during the heat of battle. H… https://t.co/zXPChFgWuj @JSAPrincipal The stool the keyboardist is sitting on was made in the #FabLab ... @ElizaWallace27 I'm really big into the whole "whatever door opens is the one I am supposed to walk through" type… https://t.co/omy6zWNxho
12/13
2019
How long did my bitterness last ... damn ... It is there, but I don’t dwell on it. It was a growing point but I won… https://t.co/hiJX4UdLI4 @AvaW19702167 @deem_ellen A minute to minute schedule means you are focused on content and not kids ... beginning t… https://t.co/Rb6fbdwG6V @Skymazef3 I didn’t get any cards when I left ... then again this was me ... #whatisschool https://t.co/0a0PuypAyx @deem_ellen @AvaW19702167 Also have nderstandingnif it is a content related issue or something else @AvaW19702167 Having deep content knowledge helps you be flexible. Knowing how to adjust your content delivery meth… https://t.co/ZjLO0RXVSoGetting canned was bad, but I think worst was not even getting called in for an interview at “D and F” rated school… https://t.co/CSDaXZ41LD @deem_ellen @ShiftParadigm Kids just want a change of pace ... as teachers we need to be ready to give that to them… https://t.co/a1sY8ByZjK @ShiftParadigm I think it is the reason why it is so hard for me to make lesson plans ... starts with an idea and a… https://t.co/aF7I95mUaK @Skymazef3 I feel ya ... I was canned a few years back ... my Admin friend/colleague of 12 years didn’t even give m… https://t.co/NG0NJrm4bA @ShiftParadigm For many I think they believe that is where they are supposed to be ... let’s follow the pages in th… https://t.co/gEm2npXUjL @deem_ellen @ShiftParadigm I’m a rebel chatter ... I don’t use A1 in my tweets. #whatisschool https://t.co/jaEyKqSE6UToo often we get stuck in a rigid planning rut that gets so deep we can no longer see out ... take a deep breath ..… https://t.co/zOUxIewAm2Plans are meant to be fluid. That is part of the adventure. #WhatIsSchool https://t.co/qV34pBXNBIMe when Twitter chats remind me to us A1 ... A2 with my tweets #WhatIsSchool https://t.co/F7WVsMMCmi @DavidENorman I don’t have a strong attachment to my college ... then again I did six years in the Marine Corps bef… https://t.co/xd4sqOEZezyou maintain focus and engagement by giving the kids something to be focused on and engaged with. This holds true r… https://t.co/WnvZmZBD40 @HeatherJoy001 we are so busy trying to prep them to be adults that we forget to allow them to have fun. @teachcaudill ... hmm ... it seems like my school may be lacking the festive attitude. #fledchat @nathan_stevens @TG_Neil @maestraw The drugs, bullying, health lessons took priority ... #fledchatThe future is filled with opportunity ... we have to prepare the kids to recognize opportunity and take advantage o… https://t.co/tJiWdsT3ch @TG_Neil @maestraw My 1st period kids are excited because they get to stay with me for two class periods while we c… https://t.co/KuCYqmt0dg @maestraw WE HAVE INTERNET SAFETY LESSONS on Monday ... I screamed it so to make it sound more exciting. #fledchathttps://t.co/DMP5jqVNDOI enjoying being able to share my past students with my current students. Almost as if I am sharing a possible wind… https://t.co/uhv3FNgDWD @TG_Neil the "getting serious" has as much to do with their teachers as it does with the kids. The teaching Bell t… https://t.co/rpVi3zhg2xFavorite memory of the school year ... being able to have MMA Fighter @BlackWidowBorga (a former student) come in… https://t.co/uPbFdpfN9EMy wife has Polar Express day ... pajamas are the dress for the day. Why do Elem kids have all the fun? #FLedChatWho wants to chat about their school? Hit up the ole #FLEdChat ... every one should have something to say about the… https://t.co/sWTRi3LnBSLife in the Green Dragon is good ... the Fabrication Lab is humming as we create Holiday items ... doing some work… https://t.co/kkqeRc9U4pHey #FLedChat ... Dennis teaching in the Green Dragon located inside Jewett School of the Arts ... we're a #STEAM school
12/12
2019
Our @EpilogLaser is back up and running. Love how easy it is to remove and replace parts. Making these snow globe o… https://t.co/9xOdMeN2f7 @mathteacherjedi @MrTomRad @selmekki @nate_bowling Nobody would ever want to admit to it but actions speak louder than words.No volleyball ... that’s ok ... these kids are using a baggie with a sandwich inside. #jsarocks https://t.co/aLfv6BRUiL @Maire_from_NJ @ASMILEwithAnna You mean ... the girl gets the man she left behind ... just in time for Christmas. .… https://t.co/LhNwd4gQaMIf a company is relying on a single piece of paper to make a decision to meet face to face then that is a company I… https://t.co/hGKhLlCRPBUpdating my resume ... nah ... next shift i make the person will call me and make an offer. They can do the work ..… https://t.co/Gscc2z60oO @BMSscienceteach according to the menu ... the kids were shocked it was chicken. @RyanGMcL @ashmyers724 @sgthomas1973 @RitaWirtz @ShiftParadigm @HarveyAlvy1 @DrLisaPelkey5 Not as long as they are… https://t.co/QJOlfv4l2W @ashmyers724 @sgthomas1973 @RitaWirtz @ShiftParadigm @HarveyAlvy1 @DrLisaPelkey5 Does it matter who gets the pay cu… https://t.co/vE8KcvBbIW @sgthomas1973 @ashmyers724 @RitaWirtz @ShiftParadigm @HarveyAlvy1 @DrLisaPelkey5 Yes, but they also have a differen… https://t.co/QZTEIHEsdt @MissCookEB @ashmyers724 @HarveyAlvy1 @MichaelJDunlea @DrLisaPelkey5 How does one define thrive? Sometimes kids can… https://t.co/SD6033JAqw @sgthomas1973 @ShiftParadigm @ashmyers724 @HarveyAlvy1 @DrLisaPelkey5 @RitaWirtz everything is dictated by district… https://t.co/oRLYQ3SV3M @ashmyers724 @HarveyAlvy1 @MichaelJDunlea @DrLisaPelkey5 I had a class of three in a US History class ... class dis… https://t.co/cXiD5C7zzT @HarveyAlvy1 What if it is band? PE? Tech? Drama? ... i think flexibility is key. I know in the past i have teamed… https://t.co/huHPszC1ej @elise_kuypers @sgthomas1973 @ShiftParadigm @ashmyers724 @HarveyAlvy1 @DrLisaPelkey5 @RitaWirtz Ours was mandated a… https://t.co/7TMtHjZQex @HeatherJoy001 I have also had 51 (31/20) APUSH kids in two classes ... with 4 other classes filled to the brim. I… https://t.co/usEqNDD7xm @HeatherJoy001 I have a hard time turning down kids ... "I'll teach them all" but that just is not possible ... #edchat @sgthomas1973 @ShiftParadigm @ashmyers724 @HarveyAlvy1 @DrLisaPelkey5 @RitaWirtz decisions can't be made in the sta… https://t.co/VwVd0AI9NSI will give a shout out to our AP @SamanthaDean_70 who does her best to not only balance numbers, but also student… https://t.co/AUT1i75T3JMy Dad used to tell me about study hall classes he was in as a student ... one had 150 kids (one teacher) everybody… https://t.co/HKzovFxuFstoo often we look at numbers and think one size fits all ... we have to look at the kids ... the teacher ... the cl… https://t.co/pkftHT8YU5me digging through the #EduSPAM looking for the #Edchat https://t.co/1t82cxFRqr @EducatingDrew Every kid of color knows racism when they see it ... experience it. Many experience it everyday at s… https://t.co/jonmrevUKZ
12/11
2019
Shout out to @EpilogLaser ... your call wait time is crazy, but I have my new Y Motor on its way ... overnight so… https://t.co/CZoVUV4DAy @cathyrobey3 Plot twist ... it is chicken. (taco meat style) @BMSscienceteach Plot twist ... it is chicken. (taco meat style)Beans or beef? What day you ... comment with your response. Yes, this was school lunch today ... https://t.co/xbS3SZLQ6e @alicekeeler We make stuff in the #FabLab using math ... I should not be the one telling the kids this is their Geo… https://t.co/N6w8NaFljs @SteveScalise @realDonaldTrump Just saying ... https://t.co/CYgHetpNudLearning Target ... maybe “flying fladoodle” is a bit vague... https://t.co/8plVka2fU4Ugh @EpilogLaser I love your equipment, but your call center leaves much to be desired ... been on hold almost 2 ho… https://t.co/2WP8wdafKeA bit foggy here this morning ... temps in the low 80’s today ... Beginning to feel a bit like Dlorida Christmas. https://t.co/Dl8DznOiR7 @DoctorJonPaul Product placement ... some company is say ... “Hey, that’s our bag!” @Kristen_Jay_ @la_gabba Umm ... I think I want to take your class. @la_gabba @Kristen_Jay_ I will gladly grade her 60 Undergrad papers if she comes and subs for me ... wait ... what undergrad class?
12/10
2019
We purchased a new tv ... space is limited so we went a few inches bigger ... because of the lack of frame around t… https://t.co/ABPTGUZdof @Kristen_Jay_ Try teacher tired and give me a call ... @3_DLeadership Racism is not a specific political party problem ... it lives in both parties.Left school on Friday with a Y motor malfunction on the @EpilogLaser ... here is to hoping the Laser fixing elves v… https://t.co/6O2ZyrNrjR @Katiemc827 My analytics kids are always a bit shocked when we pull numbers ... they're like we suck, then be like… https://t.co/EXEsX68rUo @CoachKCullen YouTube also houses our school news show and events videos ... we may be the only school in the distr… https://t.co/Z72KrQqDl4 @casehighprinc @joliboucher We use GoogleClassroom/Suite so much I don't even think of it as a special tool anymore… https://t.co/NXZUIwI946I am a big YouTUbe fan ... lots of information there, but it is also a place to house student created media. Too ba… https://t.co/Q0c2ylbxU0Favorite tool/website ... i don't have one ... my favorite tool is the pen/pencil. #bfc530Happy Monday #bfc530 ... another school week ready to kick off on the East coast of the USA. https://t.co/vpZJbbxOao @pimathman @EduCelebrity not in too many ways ... it is a box. Everything that happens in there is mandated ... sur… https://t.co/6FWhaR0xYjI think we spend a ton of time trying to impress the kids ... more time than what we really need to ... kids want a… https://t.co/6l8gBcpjq9
12/9
2019
@pimathman @EduCelebrity School is a box ... @RelevantLilly @ylw_jkt @mrosvhs @SteeleThoughts Let's be honest ... PD is not going anywhere ... it is a fact of l… https://t.co/W75L3GUKPc @Maverikedu12 so you are applying (using) what you have learned in DOK 1/2 ... i think we are on the same page ...… https://t.co/6OROKngoJy @DrBradJohnson Honesty ... @brianrozinsky I believe we are on the same page ... just applying the same knowledge differently in two similar, but different worlds. @JeremyDBond Did your daughter become a better student or a better conference leader through this process? How did… https://t.co/DjYZAqypxD @brianrozinsky Agreed, but as a history teacher there are answers ... then there are varying perspectives about the… https://t.co/wUC3ergOHl @brianrozinsky @CarlaMeyrink @Ms_A_Yeh Explaining how you got your answer is not the same thing as applying the knowledge. #hacklearning @brianrozinsky @CarlaMeyrink My kids can summarize very well ... ask them to apply that information into a differen… https://t.co/JWrPBLnwq0 @SylviaEllison Kids need the 1 and 2 to be able to understand the 3 and 4. #hacklearningI don’t think you learn at DOK 3 or 4 ... you apply there. That is where is gets time consuming in a standard classroom. #hacklearning @ValeriaBrownEdu I would much eat lunch with a bunch of kids than hang with the teachers ...
12/8
2019

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