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Teacher for 28 years, blogger, poet, & curriculum writer B.A. in Eng & Master's Degrees in Secondary Ed & Reading #spark #choosetheroadnottaken

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I have a draft tweet in my twitter for a $50,000 give away
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottThe Oklahoma Coaches Association announced the All-State cheer rosters Thursday. #OKPreps https://t.co/txKRDo5uXe
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11/22
2019
Interested in writing a guest blog post? Submit your idea and share what you are doing in your classroom or your sc… https://t.co/0WuwVwORjT
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottEssay contest extended to Feb. 14 for Pawhuska hotel 'giveaway' https://t.co/dIMtNDxfcV via @tulsaworld
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottHow changing where you direct your attention can help you gain control of bad habits https://t.co/SlfRpfVbEQ
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottShakespeare Soundtrack Project - https://t.co/4iTlYySvqi
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottHELP HONOR THE ACADEMIC HEROES IN OKLAHOMA'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS! Nominate an outstanding public high school senior for… https://t.co/rsOpFfMlFD
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11/21
2019
NEW - Disruptive Innovation with special guest @michaelbhorn. #ReimagineSchools #BlendedLearning #ChoosingCollegehttps://t.co/EejVpCeIew
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11/20
2019
REFEREE PUNCTUATION💥 I have taught this in my workshops for years, but here is a video that shows the kids actually… https://t.co/pbw4HGqr5q
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11/19
2019
@mraspinall Lawton, OklahomaPlaying a game of “How Far Will This Tweet Go Today” for a Geography class this week. Can you help with a retweet… https://t.co/65yhHrpHI7
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11/17
2019
I’m going to give a Tesla to someone random who retweets this tweet (must be following me so I can dm you)
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11/16
2019
Max Teaching Training in New HS Seminar Room https://t.co/Fn8cmL3LwD
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11/15
2019
#DYK: #OKCareerTech programs are available to students in 6th through 12th grades in Oklahoma schools. More than a… https://t.co/CfEptq8CdE
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11/14
2019
Because my previous @playosmo giveaway was so successful, we're giving away 100 more! That’s 200 total! Follow t… https://t.co/k1fk6QQWsI
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottIf you had $86,400 and someone stole $60, would you throw away $86,340 for revenge? Or move on and live? Each of us… https://t.co/U1XuReLeGd
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11/13
2019
The latest Curriculum 21 Weekly ! https://t.co/WGFtXLznUH Thanks to @lsmellott @igeeducators @jbfc_ny #education #edchat
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellotttaken on a computer screen. I think the ACT scores have also gone down for reading or stayed the same because of ha… https://t.co/YlLndeKXvdSs need to interact with the text and put their reading into action. They need to discuss what they have read. The… https://t.co/IqCO1N8DA9I see two issues. The first issue is why Ss hate reading; it's because they are tested on everything they read. I h… https://t.co/wvXi1cWqxOIs it fair to blame increased screen time to lower NAEP reading scores? The correlation is there … https://t.co/wE4Whyzt13
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11/12
2019
If you're wanting to recognize and reward an extraordinary inspiring teacher, check out the #SanfordTeacherAward. P… https://t.co/vrx7cbXzFC
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottWatch Adam Driver's full TED Talk here: https://t.co/l3vgSGm54Z
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottGood morning, Sunshine! ☀️ Today, Mercury will pass between the Earth & the Sun, silhouetting it against our home… https://t.co/BRSjhq8meo
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottOh, hey Mercury! ⚫️👋 This ultraviolet footage from our Solar Dynamics Observatory shows Mercury approaching the lim… https://t.co/rgZNSleobj
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellott @Wolfiesmom It looks like the helmets are purple, and the pants are a royal blue.“Just One More Thing” One day in my life as a teacher https://t.co/vTn3uA9SJW#oklaed A8: Twitter chats, of course!#oklaed A7. I always remember what @MrCoreyHolland once said, "Try something, and if it doesn't work, then try some… https://t.co/xoBUNo1gy1#oklaed A6: https://t.co/r5n9vj4mvY#oklaed A5: I had a S who wrote and read about music, collaborated with other Ss and created a 40 minute movie call… https://t.co/Ss2dTHFcOn#oklaed A4: Design units that focus on the interests, career choices, & talents of my Ss & walk around the room. I… https://t.co/Oerko9vd4n#oklaed A3: Ss have a choice on what they want to read and write about in my class. For example, my Ss are working… https://t.co/NrQQ3NBizO#oklaed A2: Learning is a recursive process; it's not a checklist. Ss have to practice skills over and over again from August to May.#oklaed A1: Class cheers, stations where Ss get up and move around while doing activities, playing music, & relatin… https://t.co/qjk4Kbuzs4Shanna Mellott, Pre-AP English I, Pre-AP English II, AP Lit, and English IV, #oklaedForget blue moons. Even more rare is when the planet Mercury passes right across the middle of the sun, and it's ha… https://t.co/nGyJO2ODVa
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11/11
2019
AP® Educators: Support students with new online tools, more practice materials, and insights into the exam: https://t.co/An1fG18IJy
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottWith tech advances (AI, 5G, cheap supercomputing), it’s just a matter of time before holograms are as lifelike and… https://t.co/bTrw8y4vab
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11/10
2019
The Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division is accepting internship applications for the Spring 2020 semester… https://t.co/N2uUjm5gqR
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottI'll give $7,000 to someone random who retweets this (must be following me so I can dm you, 18+, ends in 48 hours,… https://t.co/WLKD7izatI
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11/8
2019
NEW #ReimagineSchools Podcast with special guest @Beyond_the_Desk (Katie Powell). #BoredomBusters @dbc_inchttps://t.co/OTr7y3a2Ux
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11/5
2019
Do you know a young entrepreneur interested in clean energy? They could win up to $21,000 through the BOW Clean Ene… https://t.co/0ubn8N1NDr
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottCheck out this classic article by Grant Wiggins, The Futility of Trying to Teach Everything of Importance." The art… https://t.co/r2lsFgJRJS
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottIf the curriculum is all about the test, then we are only concerned about a test score. The focus needs to be on th… https://t.co/h43YP9qxSf @JoMabeeLein Yes, I do!#oklaed A2: The teacher shortage is all about the money, the money earned as a teacher and the money it takes to become one.#oklaed A3: We need to reinvent or update education. If we still have the same format that I grew up with in 1987,… https://t.co/L3ocOmXp5R#oklaed A1: The momentum can't be stopped. Two years of funding, and eight years to go. A top ten state needs to ha… https://t.co/s5nvlgTQcs#oklaed Shanna Mellott, teacher of all things English, CacheI like to take walks; I always think about what I want to create and other new ideas. https://t.co/TCU1XkBEZANew in the #7thEdition of #APAStyle: Singular "they" is endorsed! This post on our blog has examples: https://t.co/STSGdGxRG1
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottHefty rainfall amounts coming this week! Some areas will see 2-3" of rain, and of few spots could go over 3"! #okwxhttps://t.co/So9Gjy6gnS
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottI don't think this is a controversial question; it's a question that should be considered by Oklahoma schools. I th… https://t.co/zgWF9gIDQX
11/4
2019
The only reason curriculum is changed in public schools is to match the test. We really haven't created anything ne… https://t.co/uHqK0zBiIeWe need to change the direction on how we teach & what we teach. I can tell you that there's a big difference when… https://t.co/iaA77MuvsXControversial Q: What would happen if a school focused solely on high-quality classroom teaching & nothing else? En… https://t.co/3UmSnKMLPZ
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellott.@Melissa_M_Abdo: Expand the choices within public schools https://t.co/YTTBNjZFpm via @tulsaworld @TWOpinion #oklaed @jenksps
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottI’m going give someone random who retweets this tweet $25,000 because I feel like being nice ☺️ (you have to be fol… https://t.co/1wWoFql3dt
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottNeed some quick ways to help students break into a poem? Try one of these: Ideas from @ibMrB @JoriKrulderhttps://t.co/gfaMt76IRj
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellott"The Meddler in the Middle provides an alternative to existing teaching models—the Sage on the Stage and the Guide… https://t.co/6q4q23OAAv
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11/3
2019
@pulte I could set up scholarships for students with that money.I am thinking about doing $25,000 Giving on Saturday. What you think?
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottThe Big Lie about the “Science of Reading”: NAEP 2019 Edition https://t.co/WNQq5r5u7i via @plthomasEdD
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11/2
2019
We are thrilled to announce that we have signed a standalone #scifi novel written by THE @LouDPhillips! It's like a… https://t.co/qzIqWqFKxo
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11/1
2019
Here are the facts that undercut some of the biggest falsehoods and fables in the impeachment inquiry. https://t.co/2CAfXOTdUl
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottThe Sun isn't the only creepy cosmic object in our universe. 💀🦇 Meet more spooky space dwellers from @NASAUniverse:… https://t.co/oLlu8xzrPp
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottDebunking the Ukraine scandal's myths about Joe Biden and election interference https://t.co/2CAfXOTdUl
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottI'll give $7,000 to someone random who retweets this in next 72 hours (must be following me so I can dm you, 18+,… https://t.co/eRiuTCI2xh
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10/31
2019
More bad news: ACT College Readiness scores in English are the lowest they have been in 15 years. https://t.co/5aEwceoTz4
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottTeachers Who Promote Creativity See Educational Results https://t.co/18kPsZdNWq
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10/30
2019
NEW #ReimagineSchools Passion-Based Learning with Derek McCoy https://t.co/ZnvMgmdUsj | #PodcastPD #PodcastEDU
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottI'll give $333 to someone random who retweets this in next 72 hours because this is official @Pulte brand account (… https://t.co/oYAaAkZ33a
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottWhy do we hold back Ss? The school report card is one example of holding students or schools back. Instead of only… https://t.co/dBtjJhLoarI'll give $10,000 to someone random who retweets this in next 72 hours (you have to be following me so I can dm you… https://t.co/7mYcePpt3B
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10/29
2019
Osmo Twitter Giveaway #giveaway #win https://t.co/HYp9qew8eJMy Ss wrote a poem, and I did, too. Keys do hang from my ceiling; this I know is true. https://t.co/nmjDXPMVqSInnovator's Mindset, Design Thinking, The Formative Five, are that immediately come to mind. For adults it may also… https://t.co/SpXLe8oHYT
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellott#oklaed A10: If Ss don't reflect, then the work that the do is meaningless. They need to look at what they did and… https://t.co/EgJVa1KrHP#oklaed A9: Goals help Ss work on time management skills and work ethic. I have my Ss plan out their projects and s… https://t.co/asMny7khFi#oklaed A7: Some of my seniors are reading The Martian, Likes vs. Legacy, and The Mentor: The Kid & the CEO. All of… https://t.co/S397zQ3wPM#oklaed A6: I have to know my Ss before I plan my units. I build the curriculum around them, what they like, what t… https://t.co/cjhVeqqJaY#oklaed A5: For reading, Ss annotate, create their own questions, and participate in discussions. For writing, Ss g… https://t.co/IkArYcuRTV#oklaed A4: I build on the curriculum in each unit. Ss complete a presentation, a writing assignment, collaboration… https://t.co/ubmgGqP7Ca#oklaed A3: Just like I try something new, test it out, reflect, and try again, I want my Ss to go through that sam… https://t.co/jyUXS4OT0ZIf I were to ask you to close your eyes &envision the perfect classroom scene, what would you see? Hear, smell, fee… https://t.co/8cWYyd8Se4
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottA2: #oklaed Doing hands-on activities, stations, & relating ideas to the interests, career choices, and talents of… https://t.co/sXSza8Mg59#oklaed A1: motivated to learn something new, to do something a different way, and apply what has been learned to something else.#oklaed Shanna Mellott, English IV, Pre-AP English I, Pre-AP English II, A.P. Lit, and it's time to take the road not taken in education.
10/28
2019
The @FollettLearning Challenge is open! This is your chance to take home a share of $200,000! As one of the judg… https://t.co/Lj4rUVQMRs
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellott“Teachers are the experts of the classroom, educators agreed at a recent forum. So why aren't they leading most pro… https://t.co/bbXYKoQbpA
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10/27
2019
They're too young to vote, too young to see an R-rated movie and most of them don't even have their permit yet, but… https://t.co/nMBsUzZG1E
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottAt the beginning, middle and end of the school year, there is a lot to celebrate! You and your students can use Spa… https://t.co/Mu9MNmA2Dy
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna Mellott8 Parts of Speech in English, Definitions and Examples https://t.co/QzbBDPpvFj #grammar #englishgrammarhttps://t.co/oEtcxP8b1g
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10/26
2019
#NationalChemistryWeek is coming to an end and so is our giveaway opportunity. Follow the steps below to enter to w… https://t.co/RUcYHDeP1Q
Retweeted by 🌹Shanna MellottEsports is growing in many high schools across Alaska. The sport was sanctioned by the the Alaska School Activities… https://t.co/ORvXIHyudl
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10/24
2019
@pulte buy some food for the food pantry at school @pulte Well, I think establishing a scholarship fund to help students make a great start in college. It's stressful… https://t.co/O06btbeGD3
10/23
2019
@RaymondJames @Smarties Thank you for funding my @DonorsChoose project. Now, I can implement more STEM into my English classes.Naming a Mars rover can change your life. Just ask Clara Ma, the student who named @MarsCuriosity. If you or yours… https://t.co/1SuRpqAVly
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10/22
2019

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