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Joy Kirr @JoyKirr Illinois, USA

Always educating myself, learning from mistakes, & trying to keep up with students. Gr7 ELA NBCT #AntiRacist #StuVoice #ShiftThis #GeniusHour #LifelongLearner

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Joined Twitter 7/28/11


Thank you, @BrittneyMMorris. #YouMatter https://t.co/8Vq774KyhrThis one from @BrittneyMMorris kept me up last night, and I finished tonight (three-day read). Riveting YA includin… https://t.co/WAUzthG9T8Looking for new teachers who would be willing to share how they are dealing w/ the transition from being a full-ti… https://t.co/vjBeWEwPZi
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8/9
2020
@amerly95 I think I’ll stick with Schoology for the students.... been using Marco Polo with friends. 👍 @LauraDePue Thanks, Laura! @bethcteach Thanks, Beth! @deannamascle For sure. My nephew doesn't know Schoology and insisted I research another tool. I'm going to use Sch… https://t.co/tRwjJfWkDw @grammasheri Ah! Good to know. I think I'm going to stick with our LMS - Schoology - my nephew didn't know how Scho… https://t.co/Q59DbNe3bq @amerly95 Thanks for chiming in, Amy! @MrZiebarth Thanks for chiming in, Sean! @BundrenCandace Thanks for chiming in! @bethrihtar @Kirrclass OMG, Beth - I used another teacher’s template 😉- see the notes on the first slide for where. 👍 @Kirrclass @bethrihtar Thanks for sharing, Beth! Oh, so fun to use the template from Kim Huls and create! @bethrihtar Thanks so much, Beth. I think I’m going to stick with Schoology discussions... @srtinetti I think I'll stick with Schoology's (our LMS) discussion boards. My nephew has never used Schoology. I t… https://t.co/ZC5qCN0VwY @Kellermath Thanks, David! I kept mentioning Schoology, but he's never used it and was determined I research Slack. 😉 @MaggieMaslowski Hugs, Maggie. :( May this coming year be more full of love for you and yours. @MaggieMaslowski Maggie, if this is me, call me out on it, please. @Mamarobertson4 Woah! We had the discussion that I'm not using anything if 12-year-olds can't. Eeek! Thank you, Laura!I LOVE this story. #Allies #Ally #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/g9CytmUa2XMy 14-year-old nephew suggested I check out Slack for my students to connect when NOT in the classroom. I have rese… https://t.co/pJGZ4t3sIEI'm still flabbergasted that the entire @Flipgrid platform is free. THANK YOU to all the developers, educators, and… https://t.co/QZko6KlxnOI'm finding this more and more. I hope I'm not doing the same. https://t.co/z3yHln6hQL @Alt_HelenaBurns @techreview -Start w/ the assumption that students can be trusted -Design assessments that require… https://t.co/chYunjVs60
Retweeted by Joy KirrKids would rather have clear instructions than fancy templates.
Retweeted by Joy KirrWondering how long students can attend to online instruction? Sit down for a 3-hour webinar and see how long you last.
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @Aricfoster2 @WonderTeach @k_shelton Um. YIKES!!!Just saw this thanks to @WonderTeach & @k_shelton Either all I learned about equity and healthy grading practices i… https://t.co/eXFsdk7zzc
Retweeted by Joy Kirr"If you only learn from folks who share your lived experiences, you're limiting yourself on how you can grow." ––… https://t.co/1io4nUTrO1
Retweeted by Joy KirrTHE EPIC EBOOK OF WEB TOOLS & APPS Release is today - https://t.co/IHgVqFCNqm #remotelearning #online #toolshttps://t.co/YQJ5JlF0ub @ericabrivera @JoyKirr Please watch, listen and share: https://t.co/BsUpeFSHcU https://t.co/tfWhcrF0qk
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @mbfxc Hugs, Marialice. Lots of hugs. @BHomel1 Look what I checked out! 👍 How about DRY by Shusterman, BLACK BROTHER BLACK BROTHER, OPEN MIC, or THIS SID… https://t.co/aDR60hfOBU
8/8
2020
@marylvbulldog @WeAreTeachers https://t.co/2tH327xX8j It was kind of fun - and they're soooo comfortable!Taking time to read this today: https://t.co/mVyb4MaLk1 Adding it to the LiveBinder under "For Educators" tab: https://t.co/5PxqYSPaV1 @marylvbulldog @WeAreTeachers I so don't get the word "allowed" in this. It's not violating dress codes, it will ma… https://t.co/LxR0VdsPxb @kerszi @Mo_physics @Flipgrid @jessxbo @MissGEnrique Excited for this today!"I hope this feels helpful to someone." Worth the read. https://t.co/inTQ9PuYvB Shout out to parents and educator-p… https://t.co/8ojMnBzfOlReminder: For allies who are starting to settle back into a place of comfort, I challenge you to get uncomfortable… https://t.co/7hl4fvV5sg
Retweeted by Joy KirrMajor kudos to this young man in my community! "Libraries are unable to waive this fee for low income families..."… https://t.co/tCvhDNu95iInstead of calling your classroom "2B", or whatever numeric-alpha identifier your school assigns - what would you c… https://t.co/KFrH0bkH1W
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @RyanMcGTech @CABOCESit Ah! Thanks to all the educators who share on the #geniushour hashtag and might not even kno… https://t.co/DINwUF6rtP @EduTech_Ness Remember to take care of yourself and keep that immunity up. Good first step to take a break from Twi… https://t.co/o3lWpgITzmDon’t be afraid to say “I don’t know”. Here are some different ways you can ask for help. @SmithtownCSDhttps://t.co/BPAhqDXntJ
Retweeted by Joy KirrOkay, so today is didn't use Zoom breakout rooms and instead made Google Meet meetings for each group with me in th… https://t.co/VN51gYtZXK
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @RyanMcGTech For sure! My go-to phrase is "Why not?!" :D #geniushour Great job leading the chat last night, Ryan! @jillmclean27 Same! @RyanMcGTech Yes, this small but uplifting group has made me believe that we can do #geniushour again this year, re… https://t.co/npgzGqR7TV
Retweeted by Joy KirrI love that our superintendent started these episodes right from the beginning of summer, and they're still going..… https://t.co/aC1ql27STpJoin us for THIS Saturday morning☀️ #DoodleandChat✏️💬 at 9:33am-ish CST when we talk, share, celebrate🎉 and doodle… https://t.co/LEVppQdrP1
Retweeted by Joy KirrHigh school science teachers: How will you do labs in distance learning, or foster similar kinds of learning opport… https://t.co/T7md4uoLsp
Retweeted by Joy KirrOur Mastermind groups are preparing a return to school. This week's topic - learning loss, which a member rephrased… https://t.co/RsOUK7yR9R
Retweeted by Joy KirrThird grade teaching vacancy at LGS. Come and join our team! https://t.co/C4KQl60WC5
Retweeted by Joy KirrI neglected to cite Rudine Sims Bishop for this thinking. It was not my intent for people to contribute this thinki… https://t.co/aFwEJeQ8CT
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @MrsR_Villanueva Oh, Coco. I bawled my eyes out watching it with my grandkids! So touching. @JoAnnJacobs68 Great family activity! @BHomel1 Putting it on the list. IDK if I want it to trend, but it's hard to fathom that some people are dismissing… https://t.co/9e8rgvFQzb
8/7
2020
YES. My two big take-aways from today: 1) I'm going to make sure students are aware I believe Black Lives Matter… https://t.co/ONyM9aYKrxQuestions for Self-Reflection: Are you doing your best? Can you do better? What are you prepared to do? Gr… https://t.co/dvBDPurTrt @tron2teach4u Thank you for being a panelist today on "From Words to Action: Your Response to Racism in the Classroom" !! @EGPrinciPaul Great to know you're on the panel today for "From Words to Action: Your Response to Racism in the Cla… https://t.co/oc2vxyqe8W @klbz @grammasheri Thank you! @amber_heffner @dbuckedu @ideaillinois Please! @Singingfinch1 @markbrittmusic1 https://t.co/p3qzKY7LKg @MrsMieliwocki I totally git it. 😳🤪✌️💕 @markbrittmusic1 @AeroGarden I just added the fact I purchased four house plants - how could I forget about them? 🌱… https://t.co/7Ixjvzb6tg @Vroom6 @SturmDon Happy happy birthday and year ahead to you two! 🎂🎂 May your day be full of love and laughter. @SportandiAndres #GeniusHour chat is on Friday in the east. 7 August for those in the Middle East, Africa and Austr… https://t.co/XamNIJkfYK @markbrittmusic1 I do go grocery shopping each week - I had to write about it. https://t.co/AUnYxoh5FV I'm hope you love your condo!! 👍 @MeehanEDU @SamMandeville Thought of you, @MrsSalsinger, when I saw that Hydro flask from Sam... 😉A huge thank you to my PLN: the silent & loud, the support of the #antiracist LiveBinder & the additions to it, th… https://t.co/rSJ62BseKuA7: One (of many) changes for me is how he described a person as either being racist or antiracist, but that every… https://t.co/D2P9keGC2s
Retweeted by Joy KirrA2: The more knowledge we have about each other’s backgrounds, the more we understand where we all are coming from… https://t.co/JZwaR7zv8Y
Retweeted by Joy KirrA5: We as educators always strive to be reflective in our practice. I do lots of analyzing after I’ve taught - what… https://t.co/d46uI4Cd0z
Retweeted by Joy KirrA7: Kendi states there is nothing wrong with any racial groups. But, people continue to believe racial stereotypes.… https://t.co/GJGfVLFhJi
Retweeted by Joy KirrA6: I feel having a stronger education about our past coupled with a deeper understanding about politicians and po… https://t.co/eKY0JT3Cs2
Retweeted by Joy KirrA6: We need to look at our policies for not only how they will affect me and my family, but how they will affect ot… https://t.co/QORTMFxpFf
Retweeted by Joy KirrA6: I am realizing I still have so much to learn. My eyes have been opened. I need to read and listen to the storie… https://t.co/41aXSnknkx
Retweeted by Joy KirrA6: It's going to take a long time to come out of systemic racism in the US. Americans need to acknowledge that rac… https://t.co/PsH0SoQGVt
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @SportandiAndres Great question! @mrsdkrebs @gallit_z - can you help?I check each morning. 1429 Deaths yesterday in the US due to COVID. 1429 people. I don't see that number "trending.… https://t.co/CgH14t1jrwWith Remote Learning Still the Norm, Publishers Extend Permissions for Read Alouds https://t.co/nBSlbb5N53 https://t.co/ifcXYZVB6D
Retweeted by Joy KirrIf you're looking to support teachers, I was able to help one FULLY fund her @DonorsChoose project for only $57 - d… https://t.co/6PmGGIwVJZTonight!! The once-a-month #geniushour chat! https://t.co/ixlTDqMJMA
8/6
2020
Finally catching up on fun ideas for remote learning... learned this one today - thanks to @gcouros sharing a video… https://t.co/kXSI4RLtGgWhat can we do to create meaningful #feedback experiences for kids amid this pandemic? Join #tg2chat this Sunday at… https://t.co/kcCpGj8AwP
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @andreakornowski I spotted your video again on @gcouros's latest post! 👍 https://t.co/Pvcc3QdkOPStrategies: More 1:1 feedback for every piece of work! A4 Transfer: This is difficult when all other classes have m… https://t.co/vZwv1d1gW5Biggest benefits: We have discussions around LEARNING and don't have discussions about grades (until the end of eac… https://t.co/MrataGSmi9 @JoyKirr Great point! There's an awesome conversation happening over at #UngradingSlowChat where we're discussing t… https://t.co/b9UUNa9cSI
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @dbuckedu Beautiful! I'll share some of the issues my students and I have had and how I've tried to combat them.… https://t.co/a4Wf6vbDGBReady for an incredible week with @Flipgrid @MicrosoftEDU! Joining @MannyDiscoTech @DrRamBio @MsNyreeClark to explo… https://t.co/NeAJEaEUN0
Retweeted by Joy Kirr @crobinson0893 I missed seeing your quote of the day yesterday... I hope you're good!One of my favorite resources from @Kareemfarah23's free course is this image featuring research on when kids stop w… https://t.co/epX1h4PVvt
Retweeted by Joy KirrWe were able to purchase 400 copies of each of these for students to interact with during their high school careers… https://t.co/276rai5kpd
Retweeted by Joy KirrSo true! https://t.co/fEZcIODrrr
Retweeted by Joy KirrWatched this @activelylearn webinar yesterday - woah. https://t.co/OpxeMYfWc1 For #elachat #sschat #scichat... I lo… https://t.co/aiU5cVeup6Getting our schools to fit everyone’s expectations has always been tough, but nothing compares to the situation our… https://t.co/bkjkB4G5q6
Retweeted by Joy Kirr"You can’t stand on the sidelines and say you want to do anti-racist work. It requires action." @MrFranchise34 on a webinar w/ @careacter
Retweeted by Joy Kirr🗣Calling all 3rd grade Teachers!! 📚3️⃣ If you’re interesting in joining a list of other 3rd grade Ts to collaborat… https://t.co/Y512WXao7y
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8/5
2020

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