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Joined Twitter 2/12/13


@MsMessineo Yes! They need to build math confidence as well as skills. Give them opps to succeed where they are and… https://t.co/SZnSnxuWt7
6/1
2020
@CNN @FoxNews How about some Flint, Michigan, coverage? Or does only violence play? @korytellers @mrbgilson I am who I am on all platforms. I use them for different purposes. My kids activities dont hit Twitter, for example.
5/31
2020
We did this to our principal yesterday in a Zoom staff meeting. Everyone's just trying to stay sane. It's ok to sti… https://t.co/xvxB2sR8vU
5/23
2020
@howie_hua @korytellers The decimal translates to "and." 3.5 is 3 and 5 tenths, or reduced to 3 and a half. If you… https://t.co/Ikb8UdeBkF
5/22
2020
@korytellers In 1986, that area had a flood the professionals identified as a 500-year flood. @korytellers About 75 minutes from me. It is as bad, if not worse, than you see. Went from shelter in place from C… https://t.co/gPYCMipqOKI don’t know what will happen this fall when schools across the US should be opening, but I do know that worrying a… https://t.co/BMoqZHhoSc
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5/21
2020
@LadyOfSardines @korytellers Something to consider...schools who start after Labor Day and run to mid June have pot… https://t.co/AI6LPzXsW1 @LadyOfSardines @korytellers May 21!
5/14
2020
@awfrench1 @teacher2teacher Attendance as a requirement to learning....lack of internet/tech outside of school....p… https://t.co/BHRr4YlyuJ
5/11
2020
@HOwenHistory @korytellers Ghenghis Khat
4/30
2020
@FallonTonight My mom took me on a walk and a car ride. Am I a 13 year old or a dog? @EducADER @achidente @ghartman @Schoology @irvspanish @MrNunesteach @macnbeans @KristieLBurk @DavidKalk @87tennisgirl @canva @MorgaVonda @PresidentPat Don't know anyone who did that.... @korytellers Your FB audience is very different from your Twitter aud. Age and other demographics factor in.
4/20
2020
@druinok More teachers wont help if you dont have empty rooms to put them in. Do we need need to add more lunches f… https://t.co/7AG3ABNGR2
4/19
2020
@korytellers No one was confused. He's the idiot, not everyone else.
4/18
2020
@pernilleripp Yes! We did "half" the first three weeks. So many new things to learn for everyone involved!
3/28
2020
@ChristyHewitt14 @GuptonFCS_LHS I am so sorry this is your situation. @GuptonFCS_LHS Yep! Some email, some phone, some Zoom, some text. We're all overwhelmed together.
3/26
2020
@ghartman Ew. So important for a school to have a common platform!
3/24
2020
@jennthetutor I can see how that was poorly worded. I was comparing school to school, state to state - not in our s… https://t.co/mEVTRgkB8j @jennthetutor No, I did not say all students in our school were not being served. I said the opposite. You made an… https://t.co/75cJ3PRmJR @polonerd @Marian_Catholic Good for you guys meeting your student needs! @jennthetutor Except that I didn't say that. I have never and will never say that because it's not true. Every scho… https://t.co/LKzXhgP342 @Schoology Don’t mention on Twitter that you’re doing it. Got blasted, beat up and crucified. @jennthetutor @StormbornSchLib @mrdearybury Wow. Private schools are different. I haven't said we aren't. I haven'… https://t.co/8chku7ulUn @jennthetutor @StormbornSchLib @mrdearybury Not going to fabricate anything. And I'm not going to do this anymore,… https://t.co/qPmzZoVJmI @StormbornSchLib @mrdearybury Oh, I know. I taught for 10 years in a low socioeconomic district and my heart aches. @Royalslibrarian @StormbornSchLib @mrdearybury Wow. I'm sorry our situation is different from yours. Don't hold it against me. @StormbornSchLib @mrdearybury In your situation, you are absolutely correct! We are device 1:1 and have confirmed I… https://t.co/uzaAxYTbx2 @mrdearybury Agree to disagree? Every school is different. We are navigating potential inequities and meeting needs. @CheriJacobus @rolandsmartin Please dont spread rumor. That incites panic and is irresponsible, particularly when y… https://t.co/3pU5kVZeTo @EduChefEarnshaw Many Ss dont have adult support at home during the day normally. That hasn't changed . @PresidentPat We're just providing frameworks and support. Our Ts are doing things they didn't know they could do! @mrdearybury It can be done well. Formative feedback first is essential! @csmielewski #CancelEverything
3/20
2020
@kristysherrod @000Dave @Maire_from_NJ @CollegeBoard Michigan schools have mandatory closures until at least April 5. @lauriev88 @korytellers @MrKitMath My cardiologist canceled on me for tomorrow and I have a condition. His offices… https://t.co/lSBh5bt6oi
3/16
2020
@misterwashburn We hope so. We're also willing to admit it didn't go well if it doesn't. @misterwashburn We did!
3/15
2020
@misterwashburn And they didn't buy yeast. @mrbgilson So important to have had good ed tech practice in place first! Poor practices for a bit wont hurt as lon… https://t.co/UiPVNQKyvR @GregJWolcott We're device 1:1 and developed a lite elearning plan. The first focus when using our @Schoology LMS i… https://t.co/juLuk1fZW6 @korytellers As someone in a high risk category myself, I'm somewhat relieved that we o longer have to make the decisions individually. @misterwashburn Second biggest question: why in a country this "wealthy" do 10-20 million young people rely on the… https://t.co/10VThDxNA5 @misterwashburn Some schools in our area are using the free lunch program funds to still feed kids. Cafeteria worke… https://t.co/iXdAI3D8OZ @korytellers There aren't a ton of things left to go to which helps people make the decision. @korytellers I was at a conference with 1000 of my closest friends when this all went nuts. In Mich. we dont have m… https://t.co/AMHyoB1TYI @DrBradJohnson Who says we can't? @GriesserKeith So are your curriculum and tech directors. Last two days have been a whirlwind. Ts and Ss, too. #unprecedented
3/14
2020
@ektedtech @GoogleForEdu @googlechrome Pear Deck! @MACUL Is it possible to update the app with cancellations, remote, etc.? #unprecedentedDoes #CoronavirusPandemic and the need to do e-learning convince us going forward that it is a good option when done right? #findthepositive @ektedtech @GoogleForEdu @googlechrome Not little known, but I love #Autocrat. #Boomerang for Gmail is great, too. @ektedtech @GoogleForEdu @googlechrome Textblaze to create custom shortcuts for phrases you type often.At #MACUL. #CoronaOutbreak in Michigan has clearly affected attendance. Sessions will still be great. Kudos to… https://t.co/VFQk2hnY2lPrepping for an extended K-12 closure just in case? Be mindful and purposeful. #slowthepace #unprecedented Maintain… https://t.co/WWThlwe08X
3/12
2020
@mrbgilson Better yet, don't have those thoughts.
2/27
2020
Twitterverse! We use @Apple Classroom as our lockdown browser for @Schoology. Used to be very effective, but now t… https://t.co/bAQl4NWJd5
2/24
2020
@WonderTeach So much more valuable to encourage the importance of learning rather than the importance of points! Feedback, yes. Grades, no.
2/21
2020
@EduCelebrity Newbies aren't often elite, yet, though and we need to be cognizant of that as they develop their exp… https://t.co/kOlQbJqwUd @NicholasFerroni I'm sure he believes "good" doctors can operate on two patients at once, too. Saves time and space. @DrBradJohnson Even people as far back as Plato and as foundational to education as Mann recognized the need for ex… https://t.co/82BcjOk0eh
2/17
2020
@pernilleripp Ts dont have to submit grades for athletic eligibility any more. We finally got it automated.
2/4
2020
@Schoology Two of them! https://t.co/7MVPcwQlQm
2/1
2020
@Schoology The emotional trauma of waiting to find out if you have a snow day. Should I leave? If I don't leave, I'… https://t.co/Km5XBdkVmn @MrSchlangen @irvspanish @Schoology @MrsDPatt @PhilipPulley @techie_teacher1 @MrChemGeek Usually is grades the auto… https://t.co/GlOoE031O8 @JWilliamsEDU Why does any of this happen?!
1/31
2020
@korytellers Platforms in and of themselves aren't bad. It's what people choose to do with them....
1/18
2020
@LindsayMasland Attendance as a grading category.
1/16
2020
@mrwisley @Katie_M_Ritter Is your house 90 degrees or 65? It would go back in my fridge.
1/14
2020
@korytellers @irvspanish And in Southeast Michigan, we're wearing winter coats and using umbrellas at the same time!
1/11
2019
@cultofpedagogy And the post reveals that some can follow directions while others cannot.
12/27
2019
@AdamHillEDU Ew. Mathematicians, historians, scientists, scholars - anything is better than "guys. "
12/4
2019
@ojfade @TheJLV I worked in a school like that and did not enjoy it. Maybe start with peer observations if possible? @ojfade @korytellers Love doing them! In my role, there's no pressure on the Ts. Feedback is informative to guide b… https://t.co/LWG1GeQ6lq
12/3
2019
@Schoology 1250
11/13
2019
@Schoology Next year could we go somewhere not hot in July? You guys are killing this Michigan girl! #SchoologyNEXT
11/11
2019
Excited at the privilege to be #schoologyamb for a second year. Love @Schoology ! @Schoology https://t.co/6cxAbR0ntkOfficially 1️⃣ week until the reboot of #SchoologyChat! Raise your hand if you're excited 🙋‍♀️ Thank you to… https://t.co/dzztTQLMdl
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10/31
2019
@gcouros https://t.co/D73YQmrhlS
10/20
2019
@Schoology My foray in social media as a PLN includes connections for technology, social studies, AP, curriculum, a… https://t.co/NRdfFn0swN
10/12
2019
@polonerd And make sure Bluetooth is on (not disabled by parental controls), and there is no VPN running.… https://t.co/cusTBG3CCb @polonerd Make sure Ss iOS are not more updated than Ts, particularly if kids are beta testing iOs.
10/10
2019
@HancockMayfield @PhilipPulley @Schoology @MrsDPatt @techie_teacher1 @Rosemary_Edu Notifications about posts only a… https://t.co/uRcSdNpq5w
10/7
2019
@MrsCarrollJPE @Schoology Does it work in the iOS app?
10/5
2019
Love empowering our staff!Doing a call for proposals at our school to see who'd like to lead a PD session on their @Schoology favorite features. #bringyourbest
10/3
2019
@edutinker @mochamomma @BtwnThesePages Respecting it, yes, absolutely. It's not, however, legally binding and ther… https://t.co/yHm10rgjHyAuburn Hills, Michigan. https://t.co/Hv3aop2oyRImportant announcement: Tonight's #SchoologyChat is cancelled... but for good reason we promise! We are revamping… https://t.co/5rorY8zBrv
Retweeted by Jen Smielewski @mochamomma @edutinker @BtwnThesePages The thing is, minors cannot give consent so even if they say ok it's not enough.
10/1
2019
We should be up 36-13 https://t.co/qcXjBwndkn
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9/29
2019
Check out the new @Schoology swag shop! There's a new limited-edition T-shirt in my future. Pre-orders available th… https://t.co/Vr57nKMN9S
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9/28
2019
@owenpeery @tracyrenee70 Data needs to be used not displayed. It should drive RTI. Teachers can do that without fan… https://t.co/ebecUU0p1t @tracyrenee70 @irvspanish Not a fan. People aren't numbers.
9/26
2019
@korytellers It's more about the student's ability to plug in. If they find their niche, it really doesn't matter.… https://t.co/OhGGe2sdq3
9/22
2019

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