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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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World Kindness Day! Join the discussion on #IAedChat on Sunday night at 8pm CST! @danpbutler @DuffysClassroom https://t.co/subQXBFjhn
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11/16
2019
Attention! There will be a 2 hour delay for Monday, November 11th. #WeAreCRCSD https://t.co/QwDvWTJPDI
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @a_krehbiel13 @danpbutler @townsleyaj Thank you for being here, Allison! Have a great week. #iaedchatLearning with the #iaedchat crew is always a blast. Thanks for joining us in a great conversation tonight. Connect… https://t.co/bUTjPlS8ka @SOGeneralsSupt @danpbutler @townsleyaj So glad you were with us, Jamie! #iaedchat @cindy_blasi @marialantz7 YES! The kid is back in, don't start harping about what they missed or why they were gone… https://t.co/y4ElZzHb0s @cindy_blasi @marialantz7 Oh, absolutely. I think sometimes the kid needs a new adult face. I think part of getting… https://t.co/WJAglJgAaZA6: I try to unplug, especially at night w/my kids. I spend time with my family doing stuff we enjoy (although righ… https://t.co/aKkdw3mZ3v @cindy_blasi 100% agree, Cindy! Amen! I am lucky that my school counselor is also a licensed mental health therapis… https://t.co/GQQmfyGdulA5: It's always a conversation. Simple questions: Do you believe that I care about you? Help me understand- what… https://t.co/pQeO7zddIb @cindy_blasi True, Cindy. How can we change the system so that we have layers of support to all who are working with our learners? #iaedchatA4: We take walks, breaks, do some planning/decompressing together to help them re-enter class and be successful. P… https://t.co/VuibMlG210A3.2: And if I can walk to kindergarten or preschool rooms...they always have a smile and think I'm famous, so that… https://t.co/M5PdLmy7MhA2- Human connection is everything @BreneBrown ..we give opportunities to be vulnerable in our racial equity work &… https://t.co/qTKbNn4MFn
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA3: I regulate through connection. I don’t try to pretend I know the struggle, but share my humanity of things that… https://t.co/yXo9LIePGW
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA3: There's no shame in knowing when to tap out in a situation. I try really hard to remember the words of the note… https://t.co/2V6ruVZalLQ3: Connection to a well regulated adult is key to Ss w/ ACEs success. How do you stay regulated when things get to… https://t.co/FWCKDplOy7
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA2: I'm visible. I joke w/kids. I compliment them. I tell them how happy I am to see them. They know that I love th… https://t.co/rxkdEi4UKu @marialantz7 It's becoming increasingly necessary when it's so cold and snowy...A1: We have worked with @TanagerPlace and @HotchkinTonya to better understand ACE's and how we can be understanding… https://t.co/OPIvg2b8FEQ1: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences is key to a trauma sensitive school. How have you &/or your school… https://t.co/BsWPa30mvj
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @cindy_blasi So glad you are here, Cindy! Looking forward to learning with you. #iaedchat @mssophiebuckley Welcome, Sophia! Glad you are here. #iaedchat @MrsPteaches3 Hi Kara! So glad to learn with you each week! #iaedchat @SOGeneralsSupt Welcome back, Superintendent Craig! #iaedchat @marialantz7 Glad you're here, friend! #iaedchat @sllandis95 Welcome, Stephanie! So glad you're with us. #iaedchatHello #iaedchat family! Hope you are all warm and cozy. I've got my tea and I am ready to learn! https://t.co/HZYzDo5Nxw @MoniqueWatford I've got two little girls who need their dad. When I get home around 5, I give them my attention un… https://t.co/lvG5pGF5pCA2: I am hoping to hand write notes to staff members & colleagues. I have roughly 50 staff members in the school I… https://t.co/LhC2gIw1uI @MHawley_3 So true, Megan! The "to-do" list goes out the window some days before you even walk through the doors. T… https://t.co/tSPLakfzRgA1: You don't have to do it all, all the time. You can't lead from behind your desk. You need to eat lunch and take… https://t.co/zWozCqql5wHi #VAESPchat! https://t.co/Qh7TdpcakP
11/11
2019
Join us Sunday night at 8pm CST! @danpbutler @DuffysClassroom https://t.co/FlApHj2XKA
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11/10
2019
Absolutley, Jeff. That's where clarity is crucial on the part of leaders. "Here's who we've said we are. Here's how… https://t.co/6WR2IQ665nThere are plenty of teachers and admin who have initiative fatigue. "Oh, we've tried ____ before..." As leaders, we… https://t.co/koMrbKPYVtA3: Ideation dreams of the desired state, how it will be when all is working as intended. Going from idea to action… https://t.co/0KdQ5iX0OiA2: Whole staff helps write our school improvement plan before leaving for summer. Utilize a group of 8 teacher lea… https://t.co/DXwFZOxfm5
11/9
2019
Basic wisdom: remember that there is another human being on the other end of the communication! Tech somehow dehuma… https://t.co/BCs8d3NFBa
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA4: When your communication tool doesn't match your message. Such as a long, rambling email. Is your digital presen… https://t.co/sh0N4PAQrq @Mrs_KFisher Right there with ya, ladies. #iaedchat @jeoteach1 Welcome, Jill! Glad you could join us. #iaedchatQ3: What are your go-to resources for how to organize the different modes of communication? #IAedChat https://t.co/GWVDjn6uPg
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @amandastahle Amazing what a handwritten note can do! #iaedchat @Mrs_KFisher @Seesaw Agreed, Kim. @Seesaw has been a game-changer. Even with my kid in the building, it's great to… https://t.co/AFtTPXaYL5A2: We use @SmorePages to send a weekly school-wide newsletter. It has links to register to volunteer but also cont… https://t.co/o1J2HannOGQ2: What are ways you recommend communicating with parents outside of the traditional forms such as parent/teacher… https://t.co/kHW8WPxg9A
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA1: Communication needs to be consistent, clear, and concise. Nothing worse than a meeting that could have been an… https://t.co/NW5uMAwUezQ1: In your opinion, what are some characteristics of the best practices in communication with parents, students, c… https://t.co/OqSeE83nb5
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @msemmaferguson Welcome to #iaedchat! So glad to have you learning with us tonight! @JoveStickel Great to see you, Jove! #iaedchat @iowajonhuebner Hi Jon! Great to learn with you, as always. #iaedchat @BrookeMurrow Hi Brooke! Glad to have you here. #iaedchat @ZoetJanaya Hi Janaya! Glad you could join us. #iaedchat @BriannaBautis18 Welcome, Brianna. Glad you are with us tonight. #iaedchatGood evening, #iaedchat family! Hope you're all well. Always great to learn with you all. https://t.co/s24prdyqWL @a_krehbiel13 Hi Allison! Glad you are with us! #iaedchat
11/4
2019
Join the conversation on #iaedchat this Sunday night, November 3 at 8pm CST! @danpbutler @DuffysClassroom… https://t.co/JzUy8xNUlt
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11/1
2019
Well snow on Halloween is rare but Bob Ross painted this happy little winter scene to capture today's beauty. https://t.co/uttWkEtKdV
10/31
2019
How SEL transformed our school https://t.co/wKFwuQZtjm via @SmartBrief #iaedchat @SEL4IA #SEL“That must feel awful.” “What a difficult situation you’re in.” Validation is a powerful way to calm an agitated st… https://t.co/Zn88KbBdul
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @ckschmit @marialantz7 True story. She is.So thankful to our #iaedchat guest moderators @marialantz7 and @JustinBlietz with @sel4ia. Amazing things happening… https://t.co/wZynXHgQmvA6: Easy... we need to remember that we teach humans...humans with emotions and needs greater than academics. If we… https://t.co/X1DKMTK9im
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA6: These are the skills kids will need to be successful at every turn. Emotional regulation, empathy, relationship… https://t.co/FUmuGVpBULQ6: Employers place a strong value on SEL but share graduates are significantly lacking these skills. Why is it im… https://t.co/HiLgg2ASVV
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA5: Unfortunately, I think many believe this is one more thing to try to fit in to the day. However, it flows seaml… https://t.co/1M37fZiBeQA4: I think we can always do better to honor and elevate the work of the people in our schools. Asking what our peo… https://t.co/iu2nBP4oGMQ4: What are ways schools can support the development of adult SEL? #IAedChat https://t.co/mUGyFTLQy0
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA3: Throughout the day, we talk about our feelings, we talk about decision making, we talk about what responsibilit… https://t.co/8hnRgjdwWyAgreed, Dave! #iaedchat https://t.co/pAK0ZOJQ0QA2: SEL impacts how kids are able to regulate themselves, make decisions, and interact with others. As adults, we g… https://t.co/dgdCCjtLM5 @mskendzora @marialantz7 @DMschools Glad you are making #iaedchat your first Twitter chat! Welcome!A1: Pretty good. Pretty, pretty, pretty good. #iaedchat https://t.co/Bcs0GoznxR @iowajonhuebner Always great to have Jon with us! #iaedchat @ndwilson1286 Hi Natalie! Welcome! #iaedchat @herz6kids @plaea Hi Jeff! Great to have you joining us tonight. #iaedchat @andrealea18 Good evening, Andrea! Great to have you with us. #iaedchat @charlie_hiemer @DMPS Hi Charlie! Welcome! Glad you are here. #iaedchat @ekc_963 @townsleyaj @sel4ia Hi Erin! Glad to have you joining us tonight. Wish my fantasy team was doing better...haha. #iaedchat @Lyons_Class @morrisdmps Welcome, Catherine! Great to have you with us tonight. #iaedchat @BlakeyMeghan Hi Meghan! Great to have you here. #iaedchat @Fish_Mel Welcome, Mel! Glad to have you with us. #iaedchatGood evening #iaedchat! Welcome to our friends from @sel4ia as part of the moderating team. I'm Nick Duffy, Princip… https://t.co/8JiUEzQH8Z @MrsPteaches3 @sel4ia Hi Kara! Great to see you! #iaedchat @jstovall1 @AdairvilleCards Hi Jonathan! So glad to have you here for #iaedchatHappy Sunday evening to you & welcome to #IAedChat! I’m excited about our topic tonight “Starting the Journey - I… https://t.co/OZlEPw0kGp
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10/28
2019
SEL: The Key to Supporting Future Ready Learners.... join #IAedChat on Sunday night at 8pm CST with special guest m… https://t.co/8eXqSPcVWi
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10/22
2019
GETTING CLEAR WITH CULTURE is up on the archive! Check it out here —> https://t.co/FjHyKr69gs #IAedChat… https://t.co/1nZVgQ1JAP
Retweeted by Nick Duffy @AnIowaTeacher @townsleyaj @danpbutler Thank you, Darin, for being a game changer in education. #iaedchat @JoPrusha Always great to learn with you, Jo! Have a great week. #iaedchat @gdorn1 Thanks for being here, Gretchen! Have a great week. #iaedchatSo thankful for you all taking time to join us for #iaedchat tonight. You are all awesome and impacting culture on… https://t.co/3ifhQoVi4pWe want to hear your voice, #IAedChat! Take a moment and give some feedback on future topics! Shoot us a message!… https://t.co/nr8MWToM5o
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA7: Stealing a play out of the @danpbutler playbook and writing notes of gratitude to individual staff members. As… https://t.co/xiMcFGMRjJQ7: While improving culture takes significant time, what initial steps will you take this week to move in the right… https://t.co/XlTEwShT7f
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA6: I think this quote sums it up. Where do we draw the line or set the bar? What are we willing to tolerate and ac… https://t.co/PBwKmJO894Q6: Culture is about more than simply what we proclaim. It is more about what promote and permit. Please explain yo… https://t.co/ieNpgOIxrO
Retweeted by Nick DuffyA5: Don't just talk, take action...but make sure it's the right action and the intent is clear. Eliminate negative… https://t.co/yQf7Ra6517Q5: It has been said that if we want to improve our cultures, we need to develop better behavior skills. What are t… https://t.co/DjtTvmxQU1
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10/21
2019

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