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Joy Kirr @JoyKirr Illinois, USA

Optimism overcomes obstacles (Julie K.). Gr7 ELA NBCT, always trying to catch up to students, while enjoying my marriage to the fullest. #ShiftThis #GeniusHour

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Joined Twitter 7/28/11


I spent this morning's laptop time listening to this. Truly honored @ShakeUpLearning believes #ShiftThis belongs on… https://t.co/gGYnOgvvG4 @MrBaltzell @R_Wharton_TMS Check out this thread.After the project, ss reflected on their experiences: “I learned that immigrants aren’t just people who move coun… https://t.co/soL2352vM4
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @MrBaltzell @PoudreSchools @FCHSLambkins I. Love. This. And I'm so happy I fell across your tweets! Please use… https://t.co/jgdfiAL9f4Students then had to identify a single powerful and meaningful quote to post with their portrait to our project’s I… https://t.co/Bx5ujxe1y3
Retweeted by Joy KirrStudents did background research on countries and interviewed immigrants/first generation citizens from those count… https://t.co/N688A4YZtA
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @austinkorba12 Congrats, Austin!! Enjoy this next leg of your journey!Ss in @gledhi3 ‘s class were given an amazing experience ...giving their first @TEDTalks !! Based on what I heard t… https://t.co/lyEjpdhPxs
Retweeted by Joy Kirr#TMSShowdown for #AdoptAFamily is 3 days away! Students can donate this week in homeroom and by buying raffle ticke… https://t.co/ABv4PvZoND
Retweeted by Joy KirrIn December, my "Read" bookshelf on Goodreads always motivates me to tuck in a few more books for the year, especia… https://t.co/TAt1bhMFqs
Retweeted by Joy KirrI'm playing dodgeball for this gig. 30% of me wants no one to show up, bu tI know the 70% of me that wants people… https://t.co/qqYprJM69W @MrsLedford6Eng @HAST_HAWKS Loved laughing with you this morning... what joy!Today's #brainbreak was "Whatcha Doing?" A fun drama improv game! @HAST_HAWKS #hastasticlearning #shiftthis https://t.co/9Uhre7rY5f
Retweeted by Joy Kirr1 wk left to submt session proposals for #personalizedlearning conf mid-atlantic. visit https://t.co/D7xSKxueQC to… https://t.co/m4eAbeAIpe
Retweeted by Joy Kirr🌲 Holiday Reading suggestions from #ShakeUpLearning author, @ShakeUpLearning ! ➡️https://t.co/bfK0IYIVFr…… https://t.co/K3k5HuysTm
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @thebenhartman @mrsverorod What a crew! @ShakeUpLearning @GingerCatoe Oooh! Something to listen to this morning - thanks for sharing #ShiftThis, Kasey! @RusseauJanet Thanks for sharing, Janet! It's how I'm living my teaching days, for sure. :) #ShiftThis #dbcincbooks
12/11
2019
One student didn't complete work that was due Nov 22. My line is drawn. Today that S will write WHY it did not get… https://t.co/ijye2Q4XzKLet's talk about mentors! Join us tonight at 7 Eastern on the #2PencilChat. https://t.co/EGUXwrKeZA
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @ecsaibel @TG2Chat @jenrnewton Thank you for sharing! I added your post to the #feedback LiveBinder under "Teacher… https://t.co/Dm3Zu0fbKUTremendous post from a college professor actively dismantling the hollowness of A-F. #ungrading doesn’t mean “no le… https://t.co/BAXOGuvPDG
Retweeted by Joy KirrThis! 👇 "When teachers encourage “rough draft thinking” in math class, students can see math as a process, not a r… https://t.co/qVWuV77ErR
Retweeted by Joy KirrAn awesome source of information for #hourofcode and #csforall curated by @nmzumpano! https://t.co/hf8bKdSyDJ
Retweeted by Joy KirrI know I keep RT’ing this article but please read it. There are 200+ millions Muslims in India. Over 2 million have… https://t.co/DDLdtSZFDD
Retweeted by Joy KirrBoys are ~ 3 times more likely than girls to be diagnosed w/ ADHD & the avg age for boys to be diagnosed is 7. (~4… https://t.co/B7pLxsa536
Retweeted by Joy KirrThis Is Not Your Parents’ Health Class - I love that our #health teachers are doing this! Thank you for sharing,… https://t.co/24UXqhiKtS @cathwilliams05 I love it!!Registration is LIVE for EdCamp Elmbrook. Join us 3/7/20 at @BCHS_SDE for PD that meets your needs because you de… https://t.co/8UlgBBSo7C
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12/10
2019
One of the best PD reads. #ShiftThis https://t.co/WvUmGoTJHe
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @Japandrea02 Thank you, Andrea. 💕 https://t.co/geTGaPqFF8Finally finished #wordshift by @JoyKirr Lots of food for thought. Favorite part was the Positive Vibes section! Now… https://t.co/lEVtiiTWSx
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @HcisdLeal Thank you for sharing, Jennifer! Please keep adding to the Positive Vibes section in #WordShift and shar… https://t.co/pk3lWG0zXKLove this shirt! #forgettheglassslipper #breaktheglassceiling #futureceo #ivyhillleague https://t.co/6jUWz2lRIG
Retweeted by Joy KirrPreparing for In-Class Conference about Learning https://t.co/qfFr2rNnUg #ecet2 #bcedchat #txeduchat #caedchathttps://t.co/mTqjE0KKol
Retweeted by Joy Kirr‘‘Twas the night before coding week @WindsorWildcats and all through my house were robots charging up to be ready f… https://t.co/HFilMH8E7Z
Retweeted by Joy KirrThe podcast I was on at #ietc19 This was out of my comfort zone....but a goal on my list! Loved it & can’t wait to… https://t.co/gtMhStODET
Retweeted by Joy KirrDon't say that I did not give you a Christmas present because I am sharing some great news from @diversebooks today… https://t.co/lSggDHjUgt
Retweeted by Joy Kirr"...classroom political discussions can be fraught with minefields..." yet "allowing students to talk to each other… https://t.co/63YkmAfcR4"Some teacher behaviors that I’ve had to ditch over the years are overreacting to mistakes, talking too long, givin… https://t.co/c13LZzJaC1
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @MrBurdteach Woah. She must have some STRONG immunity system! Good morning, Mr. Burdick!#12 is my favorite, although #7 is so cute. Thanks for sharing these great gifts for literary lovers,… https://t.co/nCCIbgSgOUImposter Syndrome from @cathwilliams05 - https://t.co/4kQHMPMPfb It comes regularly for me. When we hear our negati… https://t.co/EmaNgzReXyFun bundles of books from @dbc_inc! #edchat #dbcincbooks https://t.co/ceJAlzziWJ
12/9
2019
@jcd118 Grades are often personal... for students and educators. Plus, I think many are comfortable with what they have going on now. 🥴 @MrsJones_Merton @JayBilly2 Takes a long lost friend to know one!! Hugs, Heidi!! 🤗😘💕 @leslie_molnar @storiestolife Agreed! @JayBilly2 I feel like we’ve already met!! 👏👊🤞Some day, Jay!! @Gameboydrew I'm sorry that person told you that. I wish all educators would support other educators the way we (sh… https://t.co/ydQtfDalNvConsidering changing things in your world? Is there a teacher you know who would like to change things in theirs?… https://t.co/gzJLZawGkjSitting Is the New Smoking... https://t.co/5jt5ps1oah Some PD is simply AWESOME. I share my thoughts here from thi… https://t.co/oW5HwED0yX
Retweeted by Joy KirrI will NOT travel Uber or Lyft alone. (Heck, I've been too nervous to try it yet anyway!) https://t.co/Fgo4tYaa6ohttps://t.co/YN4ngoYooBI love these breathing breaks from @_AndyJacks: https://t.co/Ad2T0SE3fl Putting them near our two-minute time away… https://t.co/houEqTQIi3 @JayBilly2 @julnilsmith @BethHouf @dbc_inc @burgessdave @burgess_shelley Meeting her friend Joy is on my list!! Any… https://t.co/EMLrIDkEUh @AHSD25Thomas I missed it again! Can we put this in the ticker or parent letter next time? 👍 (Or did I miss it??)This is for anyone who uses #BOOKS / #literature in their curriculum! #elachat #engchat #2ndaryela #picturebookshttps://t.co/cqcAYYVafzTis the season, they say. Give yourself the gift of @arcticisleteach’s latest writing from her classroom of tiny h… https://t.co/rCmukE7DcZ
Retweeted by Joy KirrCongratulations to all the new NBCTs! Welcome to #TeamNBCT we're excited to have you! Keep up the great work! https://t.co/TgJJcc511N
Retweeted by Joy KirrAnother awesome publishing party @D59Ridge with @msgembarasclass 4th graders authors sharing their realistic fictio… https://t.co/sFlcEyOD3F
Retweeted by Joy KirrExploring the world of the imagination is important for developing critical thinking skills. @perfinkerhttps://t.co/bgBqkEepY2
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @jcd118 This makes a ton of sense! Thanks for sharing, Jill. I added it to the Feedback LiveBinder. 👍 (And I retwee… https://t.co/aJ2yBkPvn9This is intriguing! I don’t give “grades,” but I do give direct feedback. #grading #futurereadylibs #ibpyphttps://t.co/TEjHuTPLBB
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12/8
2019
@CarlaMeyrink OMG I saw this today! Totally true! @MrsLedford6Eng @HAST_HAWKS Wha?!?! Awesome!Can #Biology Class Reduce Racism? https://t.co/fWAERqinie “The thing to remember is that kids are already making s… https://t.co/YuJtQsrlujFight Against Colorism Takes On Amazon: Beauty ‘Cannot Be One Skin Color’ https://t.co/1BXvXHzaG9 Great book to rea… https://t.co/wfG9uBeMGVCameroon Activist Uses Plastic Bottles to Create Boats For His Community - https://t.co/U5pVvqmc7i #scichathttps://t.co/qLrnheE2jXThe "2020 Invent It Challenge" has officially begun! Have your students (ages 5-18) learn the "Process of Inventio… https://t.co/85FrcGpzqP
Retweeted by Joy KirrIt’s SATURDAYYYYY!!! Coffee is brewing☕️. Paper📒 and pens🖊 are ready!! #DoodleAndChat✏️💬 Saturday☀️ on YouTube Li… https://t.co/MPLY2PlHJP
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @theVogelman Oooooh, how wonderful! That process - phew! If they send you a pin (or if you have to buy one), wear i… https://t.co/ob6PExWp4MI listened to #childrenofbloodandbone while reading it... I'm might read these first six w/o the voices, but I LOVE… https://t.co/a0xVCAvHfLPolitical twitter can enrage me sometimes. I’ll just post a throwback to the character education poster that was in… https://t.co/Nr2L7XBwmg
Retweeted by Joy KirrYour brain is a super computer and your self talk is the program it will run. #SEL #positivethoughts https://t.co/tb9znTLVAa
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @ahsd25supt I'm truly fortunate I can name many of the latter and none of the former in my own team at @AHSD25Thomas!!!Awesome! https://t.co/Xmu1apvAcn
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @PatrickJMaley Patrick, I'd love to read this further (my eyes aren't cutting it), and I'd love to add it here:… https://t.co/LcUOLsOGghOne of the sweet spots in the classroom occurs when kids walk out at the end saying "that was so hard" with big smiles on their face.
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @MrsKField @AHSD25Thomas @TmsDelta Look, @kimdarche!!! The stories are working!!!!!I overheard many great things while listening to students today, but one of my favorites was hearing a student prou… https://t.co/1yMOvMl9D2
Retweeted by Joy KirrThey’re all in different spots for their research project, but have the tools they need to work at their own pace!… https://t.co/V64mqrlHLQ
Retweeted by Joy KirrSo... this year I'm taking a leap. I'm not only participating in the sport (dodgeball - EEK!), but I'm also going t… https://t.co/1OlUyKW1G4When traveling teachers are considered part of the team! Thank you Kathy Sleds and @AddisonELC. #CASEeffecthttps://t.co/o5cHgBmzQI
Retweeted by Joy KirrA powerful imperative for all schools... https://t.co/DkqjTyTos0
Retweeted by Joy Kirr"Change." Such a beast of a word. I've written about it here, in 3 parts: https://t.co/TfQCnWr74I If it's something… https://t.co/Wsq2nOpvCqWhy is reality TV so addictive? Loving the creativity of these Ss as they do a Dancing with the Stars remake to sha… https://t.co/DmEwfKsXPx
Retweeted by Joy KirrRewarded for reading... 😩 with MORE reading? 😲 AWESOMENESS!! 🤗 Very special, #thewaccamawway! #nerdybookclubhttps://t.co/GRmX5V5v3n#HairLove is live! It’s an animated short film about an African American father learning how to do his daughters ha… https://t.co/VZQkZy1kr5
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @MrsLedford6Eng @HAST_HAWKS Jen, did I share my latest with you? I thought it was right up your alley... https://t.co/PFgTjlqud7 :)When students create their own learning space in your classroom! @HAST_HAWKS #shiftthis #hastasticlearning #4ocfpln https://t.co/JfqNYuBCs6
Retweeted by Joy KirrI'd love to add to this conversation about teacher boundaries at #WATEACHLEAD... Except one of my new boundaries is… https://t.co/KPBy9OpBrtAuschwitz Survivor Frederic Terna says he fears the global rise of antisemitism. He is worried by similarities he s… https://t.co/szLnWwHRUO
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12/7
2019
@GouldingMs Thank you!Sitting Is the New Smoking... https://t.co/5jt5ps1oah Some PD is simply AWESOME. I share my thoughts here from thi… https://t.co/oW5HwED0yXYou guys have to see these amazing photos & artists’ statements. This contest is an utter joy to run & judge. A P… https://t.co/iBnODjKaes
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @GouldingMs How do you do this sign up? I used to ask parents to come in, but our MS schedule makes it difficult. I… https://t.co/bR5brYawcO @paulbogush I could stare at this for hours! @mrangelteaches @UCIrvine @pennykittle @KellyGToGo OMG! OMG! I got to see them last month, Abraham! TWO degress of… https://t.co/U6PY1PqUUV @MrsSalsinger @ajjuliani @JamesClear Gotta love AJ. Learned from James Clear in a #DitchSummit interview and my go… https://t.co/y5DrP7UW0RNew blog post: I made a unit template if you are looking for one to use. It includes a few boxes that I always forg… https://t.co/z0cqZOO4w5
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12/6
2019

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