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Nick Duffy @DuffysClassroom Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Dad | Elementary Principal @CRSCHOOLS | Adjunct Professor @MountMercy | Guiding learners toward a passion, plan, and pathway for their future | #iaedchat Team

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How Trauma Impacts 4 Different Types of Memory. #SEL #traumainformed https://t.co/Dn9gg9bNyu
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7/8
2020
How can principals lighten the load for new teachers? In one successful pilot, new teachers were assigned fewer pre… https://t.co/tbtcbNtOqA
Retweeted by Nick DuffyBecause everyone needs a reminder now and again, here is a refresher course on the 3 big ideas of a #PLC. #atPLChttps://t.co/lUnPr9oFVR
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7/3
2020
Oh how I love these monthly calendars! Will you accept the daily challenge with me? #CultureEd @ChrisQuinn64https://t.co/uaoIaqYolh
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7/1
2020
Just a friendly reminder to our #IAedChat family that we are off for the summer! Take some time to unwind and unpl… https://t.co/UoNchT5JJS
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6/29
2020
A6: Every leader brings to the position their own strengths and areas of focus. I remind my staff that if I die tom… https://t.co/Hm8yhZXyrsA5: when the "Why" is clear, mutually agreed to, and designed collectively, with equity of voice and ideas, getting… https://t.co/shkC3m898KA4: I utilize a feedback format that uses Praise, Ponder, Polish. Ask quality questions to promote reflection and h… https://t.co/48XRODqeLP
6/27
2020
Per Iowa DE, schools may not be able to guarantee that physical distancing can be met in all school settings throug… https://t.co/MHZ5dZRCHg
Retweeted by Nick DuffyEagle Mountain Teacher Creates Replica Of Wright Brothers Airplane https://t.co/O3PJmKOZjO #edchatComplete this quiz to examine the thinking, behaviors, and systems in place in your school or district as they rela… https://t.co/VviL9qsV1f
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6/25
2020
Even in the midst of the unknown, the anxiety of what may come, the broken systems- there's no other work I would r… https://t.co/JkYNJsuSEkThe best project an educator can work on this summer is themselves. Imagine the teacher you aspire to be & read/stu… https://t.co/gJjNF1jd9k
Retweeted by Nick DuffyHow one school leader is winning the trust of parents https://t.co/2sFINbbqao
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6/24
2020
IRRC Director Dr. Deborah Reed and colleagues studied the benefits of reading aloud comprehension questions to stud… https://t.co/KlLBlJ4Jua
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6/17
2020
Are we missing every learner or only the compliant ones? Whenever, however, wherever we meet kids in the upcoming s… https://t.co/K7W8Cp7wL9"It's not so much that we're afraid of change or so in love with the old ways, but it's that place in between that… https://t.co/nb6s5VXj07
6/16
2020
With just a pen and paper, you can track classroom discussions to ensure all voices are being heard.… https://t.co/dCTR15jQTT
Retweeted by Nick Duffy#oklaed A8) Our system has NEVER served all students. It has been slanted to middle income students who come from h… https://t.co/YqwrkJwr64
Retweeted by Nick DuffyWe need to get on a path to re-imagining what school could be. If we're going to be about every kid, every day, we… https://t.co/tM9WirCbHE#oklaed A8) I would like to see us move beyond glossy "buzz words" and rhetoric. Are we willing to change how we i… https://t.co/Xth5i4jOuX
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @hime_kevin It's a challenge and an opportunity in the work. I took a Sharpie and wrote above my office door, "If y… https://t.co/TJjxMbL5YaA6: I walk in with sticky notes and watch them at their craft. I write what's worth celebrating and leave the note… https://t.co/QE8CuzVGedA5: I've seen them all. I was the 4th principal in 4 years. That was 5 years ago. Our culture needed direction. We… https://t.co/dLRyjGJpMmA3: We might be the only positive voice in that kid's head. That is an immense thing to carry. We must engage the… https://t.co/CQMRigyGjmA2: Our Believers are not necessarily a vocal group but they don't shy away from respectfully challenging and speak… https://t.co/H33yFiPEdWA1: Ultimately, as the leader of the school, it's on me to set and communicate direction. Our culture is defined by… https://t.co/W7EuAk8wBqGood evening #oklaed! Nick Duffy, Elementary Principal in Iowa joining in for a bit.Just a friendly reminder to our #IAedChat family that we are off for the summer! Take some time to unwind and unpl… https://t.co/LzY5greF5v
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6/15
2020
Thank you @sel4ia for helping moderate tonight's chat! Thank you all for being with us tonight and learning togethe… https://t.co/qWM3Vc78T9Q7:How can SEL4IA help you personally, or in your classroom, building, or district with your next steps? #IAedChat https://t.co/If3CieCeM8
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA6: Create systems in which every kid can shine! Set clear goals and help kids develop a plan for how to achieve th… https://t.co/BI3BfoYwmvQ6: Hope is knowing there is a possibility of a positive outcome. How can we help students develop hope, especially… https://t.co/0f9dANcAb7
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA5: Consider the message we send and how we send it. Tone is always critical. Support looks different for different… https://t.co/xkDHfrsOrxQ5: How can we support students and families who are struggling to feel a sense of safety due to the pandemic or sy… https://t.co/6dqP8tapU2
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @AnIowaTeacher I agree! There should be a plan for educators. Internet access is now a requirement for doing your j… https://t.co/t9Vfb6T6WdA4: We'll have to get creative with space, time, content...which variable drives the others? #IAedChatQ4: How will we modify existing expectations and routines to meet health and safety guidelines? #IAedChat https://t.co/nFVCwrsZeS
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA3: In our District, we are providing every child a device Pk-12. Additionally work is being done to provide access… https://t.co/y6wGQ4l4oMQ3: Continuing to think of how the pandemic has impacted staff and students, how are we creating opportunities for… https://t.co/tEoV4BugcN
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA2: Kids who feel connected to school, whether an activity or a person, are less likely to engage in high risk acti… https://t.co/AigFnxc5cOQ2: Keep the impact you had in Q1 in mind throughout the rest of the question set. We want to use that to frame the… https://t.co/qMqoJhDEkh
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA1: When personal safety or basic rights are threatened or erased, trauma is present. There are people navigating t… https://t.co/7zMHdqTQlfQ1: Brainstorm: What are a few ways students or staff could have been impacted or are being impacted by the pandemi… https://t.co/20t0xgkR2P
Retweeted by Nick DuffyYour moderating team this evening is @danpbutler, @DuffysClassroom, and @townsleyaj as well as a few guest moderato… https://t.co/6mGLpl47gC
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @MackenzieHicke8 Welcome Mackenzie! Glad you could join us tonight. #iaedchatPlease note our change in #IAedChat scheduling for the summer! We are taking a mental break! Let’s unplug and recha… https://t.co/mIfoTKwyEE
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @gdorn1 Hi Gretchen! Glad you're here. #iaedchat @stephen_cross22 Hi Stephen! Glad you could join us tonight. #iaedchat @a_krehbiel13 Hi Allison! Welcome! #iaedchatWelcome to #IAedChat! Who is with us this evening? https://t.co/LvqVAwepv3
Retweeted by Nick DuffyGood evening, #iaedchat! Nick, Principal of Jackson Elementary in Cedar Rapids, IA. Ready for our final #iaedchat u… https://t.co/mhowwKAJfvIt’s time for our last #IAedChat of the season! Join us! https://t.co/LBRHDP8u4s
Retweeted by Nick DuffyHello from your #IAedChat moderating team and our guest moderators from @sel4ia! Happy Sunday evening to you! I’m… https://t.co/rh9yVXrSdz
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6/1
2020
Learn to Return: Navigating the SEL Pathways Together - Join #iaedchat and @sel4ia for our final mashup and the fin… https://t.co/u7ph3UswwZ
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5/30
2020
What is the difference between collective commitments and team team norms? #ATPLC https://t.co/8V8J9cOzYt https://t.co/YAuff9QtqO
Retweeted by Nick DuffyHere is the latest for Summer Updates - https://t.co/pCzHsjD1B2
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5/22
2020
As I've watched teachers empty what remained of this year in to recycling bins and plastic bags for families to pic… https://t.co/yeTrVBIzCU
5/21
2020
What Does Remote Instructional Leadership Look Like During a Pandemic? https://t.co/hOhOH0VArf #Edchat #satchathttps://t.co/AeGSZXsXRu
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @TechTeacherTLP @danpbutler @townsleyaj Thank you for being with us, Terri! #iaedchat @d_mulder @danpbutler @townsleyaj Thank you, Dave! Have an awesome week. #iaedchat @thalv19 @townsleyaj @danpbutler Thank you for being here, Tina! Have a great week! #iaedchatThank you to the #IAedChat team of moderators - @danpbutler, @townsleyaj, and @duffysclassroom. Be sure to also fol… https://t.co/TZVJuuecVOWe are off next week for Memorial Day! We will be back for our last #IAedChat of the season on 5/31 for the last of… https://t.co/GVF7po5nmT
Retweeted by Nick DuffyThank you for joining us & sharing your thoughts on #IAedChat. It is always great learning with all of you. @a_krehbiel13 Great points, Allison. Lots of pro's here that I have enjoyed over the past few months as well. #iaedchatA7: The schedules and structures of schools are largely for purposes of crowd control. Now's our chance to flip tha… https://t.co/G7YoAv7ohQQ7: How can we use students’ home environments to spark learning? #IAedChat https://t.co/UPxW4iNpviIt’s hard to believe that it is time already. The final question of the night is coming at you in one minute. #IAedChat @townsleyaj I've enjoyed Zoom much more than Google Meet, which is how I'm running staff meetings. Just a personal… https://t.co/YAOiAnma4mA6: Khan Academy, Happy Numbers, Bookflix, ABCya, ABC Mouse are all resources we've been utilizing with my own kids… https://t.co/9Z2cZ7GWbIQ6: What are some great online tools (Screencastify, Kahoot, Khan, etc.) that you’ve found useful? #IAedChat https://t.co/afa1m3r0B5We are almost ready for Q6; it is headed your way in one minute. #IAedChatA5: Collaboration will still focus on what kids need to know, how they'll show it, what we'll do when they learn it… https://t.co/tlwnrOIqJCIf/when we shut down in the fall, it won't be optional learning. A lift of this magnitude is tremendous. What we ca… https://t.co/lQPWb4RfYLQ5: Professional connectedness and collaboration continue to be of high importance. What might collaboration look l… https://t.co/9yhOeNTgLLQ5 is next and will be here in one minute. #iaedchatHelp me out, friends. How can we do this in real life, with real kids? #iaedchat https://t.co/7pldltlKQ8
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA4: If we can assist a family whether with basic necessities and a personal connection; or with a schedule, modifie… https://t.co/r1luyE8d8wQ4: How do we ensure accessibility and equity for all, especially learners with supports such as an IEP or 504?… https://t.co/qmiTLLVe80It is almost time for Q4. Coming at you in one minute. #IAedChatA3: We're going to need to take care of addressing trauma, and helping kids acclimate to a modified "normal." Our s… https://t.co/GT9jEtV519Q3: What needs to be kept in mind about grading and academic performance now and moving forward? #IAedChat https://t.co/1iPdoCnFrx @marialantz7 Yes! A microphone accidentally on can be quite embarrassing as well...especially when one is sharing t… https://t.co/UfczdB7CEzQ3 is coming your way in one minute! #IAedChatA2: As with any good teaching, modeling is key. Show them how to engage and participate. Provide possible stems for… https://t.co/pbCQMmT55vA2: Here’s a playlist of videos I made to encourage teachers to create and facilitate better online discussions:… https://t.co/5gXgcTC7ld
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @LaneWalker2 That's fantastic. It can be worrisome when we can't get in touch with a kid or family. Great job! #IAedChatQ2: An online discussion is different than face-to-face in class. What guidelines would promote quality online disc… https://t.co/ZUm857t7TIWe are off to a great start this evening. Q2 is on the way in just one minute. #IAedChat @BlakeyMeghan Sounds a great deal like what we're doing. I love that teachers are adapting and engaging...but I'm n… https://t.co/wsMH4D3ArU @truebluehes This is so cool! These are the things I hope kids remember about such a strange time. #iaedchatA1: Our teachers have been amazing- connecting w/ every kid, learning digital tools in a short time, and much more.… https://t.co/oET3k1xnCJ @LaneWalker2 Glad to have you here, Lane! Welcome! #iaedchat @thalv19 Glad to have you here, Tina! #iaedchatQ1: How have you or your school community intentionally engaged with students during this time? #IAedChat https://t.co/eCLVoyn7Fw @marialantz7 Glad you're here, Maria! #iaedchatWe have a great group of educators this evening, thank you for being here! Q1 is coming right up! #IAedChat @jdeek Welcome, Jim! Glad you are here! #iaedchat
5/18
2020

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