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10/3
2019
@BarbInNebraska @ncara Good idea. @BarbInNebraska Perfect!A5. I always provided a scaffold. They had to read it through once and then go back to check for certain elements.… https://t.co/oHazjYSVIy @twelker93 Great idea. Makes grading easier too.A4 I am also proud of how I taught my junior high kids a clear structure for essay writing that could be used in an… https://t.co/gtldZBgsjXA4 I think my favorite creative writing lesson accompanied the reading of House on Mango Street. Students had to wr… https://t.co/x2l7ROEWuR @KayBisaillon That’s so important. I would always grade their science fair research papers, so the science teacher… https://t.co/4PvOXTee3o @BarbInNebraska I was blessed to have an intervention teacher with me.A3 cont. . . . because I wanted to link their writings whatever unit we were on. #CatholicEdChatA3 When I taught, I always had the students do their writing at school, so I could conference with them. We would g… https://t.co/nxJaWqIXO8 @stonemamma I want to look at that. Can it be used for 7-8?The writing piece is called ‘Being a Writer’. It has lots of models.A2 Grades K - 5 use a program called Collaborative Classroom, which has a writing component. #catholicedchatA1 Not so much anymore. 😥 #catholicedchatGood morning from Cleveland, where I just finished walking and saw this beautiful rainbow. I’m K- 8 principal and f… https://t.co/lZNdxtY1l0
9/28
2019
@ksedleader That’s what I do using Hootsuite.A3 Just knowing there are so many faith-filled educators and school leaders across the country/world gives me hope. #catholicedchatA2 I use it mostly for ideas that I share with my teachers. I’ll see something cool (often from this group) and sen… https://t.co/8n7YxKmHIPA1 Coming in late after a day of soccer, cleaning, and errands. I joined in 2013 after a Todd Whitaker keynote. #catholicedchat
9/21
2019
Mathletes! https://t.co/tnf8fRtE8A
9/19
2019
@kpatterson_10 You can change it if you want. There’s an app. Centering Prayer by Contemplative Outreach Ltd. https://t.co/A2i3hnRHSj @stonemamma As a principal, I do my best to take something away before adding anything.A5 Our DRE introduced centering prayer to each class. Students take a few minutes to clear their minds and focus on… https://t.co/5tAJtS5k64A4 Addng so many initiatives or programs that teachers don’t have time to think, much less help students be mindful. #CatholicEdChat @PatrickTiernan I got feedback on my staff survey last year that sometimes I am busy with something else and don’t… https://t.co/jN8kIfCUhwA3 We have found less discipline is needed, and there’s a calmer feeling to the school. #CatholicEdChat @radowell @kpatterson_10 Sorry to jump in, but we made a conscious decision last year to use centering prayer to te… https://t.co/IqMxTa8aX9 @BarbInNebraska When I was in the classroom, if my patience was running out with my 7th or 8th graders, I would tak… https://t.co/M04wxZUJNzA 2 As a principal, I have the chance to model it with each student who visits my office. We take a moment together… https://t.co/h7tGaDa7P4A1 I would define it as being aware of what my body and mind are doing. #CatholicEdChatI’m Maureen. Principal in Cleveland. #CatholicEdChat
9/7
2019
@kelliwolken I’m in year 2 also. I was thinking back to last year an remembering how nervous I was.Popping in to say that I have a soccer game to watch this morning, but I’ll read everything later. We don’t start u… https://t.co/OBZydo5Yjb @BarbInNebraska @reenkberg @SMMschoolOmaha Glad that’s not just a “me” problem. Yikes. I warm wide awake at 4:30 most days.
8/24
2019
Great day. https://t.co/DJrUoFEHf2
8/23
2019
Welcome! https://t.co/5GTb9k2tIG
8/21
2019
@GlennonDoyle I’m a school principal and we will be doing our required active shooter drill without students presen… https://t.co/daxfDnTdO9 @cupcake_savant I’m reading them all now to decide, but each grade level is participating so maybe all of them. 😀 @cupcake_savant I’m reading the Global Read Aloud books since we’re trying that this year with our sister school in El Salvador. #GRA19 @jdferries @ncara Love the dinner table question idea. Who comes up with them? @polonerd @johnhughes1993 @Flipgrid I used it for a PD activity so teachers could see how cool it is. They’re makin… https://t.co/IcdZCMmRh9 @johnhughes1993 @polonerd @Flipgrid You’re making me miss teaching social studies. Sounds amazing. @reenkberg We always try to start on a Wednesday. It’s nice when Labor Day weekend follows because we go 3 days, 4… https://t.co/2ThlrECy8p @BarbInNebraska @SMMschoolOmaha May I borrow this idea? @mmdetrick @Heartlightorg I keep thinking of PE class and the idea of practicing and training. Is your PE teacher open to collaboration?Since it’s an open chat, I’d like to ask if anyone has resources for helping a child with a pretty severe stutter. #CatholicEdChat @polonerd @johnhughes1993 @mbdittrich Or, allow teachers to apply information in real time and in useful ways.The week started badly- losing some families to public school because of $, but it ended on a high note at the Bish… https://t.co/4KOPGVp0O6
8/17
2019
A4 - A7 I have to leave early, so I’ll say for these that I’m excited to begin year two because every day will not… https://t.co/gxwc6wI8jp#CatholicEdChat https://t.co/2mcCGcvw9q @BarbInNebraska That’s beautiful!A3 Last year, our teachers used chalk to write inspirational messages to our kids that they saw as they arrived.… https://t.co/hhBSXyi9wA @kpatterson_10 That would be perfect for the third year of our theme- which focuses on everyday saints.#CatholicEdChat We have an all-school retreat to introduce the theme. Morning announcements will focus on one Beati… https://t.co/7EnH2kvX15A2 We have a three-year theme plan based on Pope Francis’ Gaudete et Exsultate. Last year was “Rejoice and Be Glad”… https://t.co/MFqlsNZUseA1 Our students return on the 28th. #CatholicEdChat @BarbInNebraska It’s been a while since I’ve been able to participate.Good morning! Maureen Covington, second year principal of St. Dominic School in Shaker Heights, Ohio. #CatholicEdChat
8/10
2019
Nobody: Yasiel Puig: https://t.co/bTC3hsGUoz
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8/9
2019
Great conference. https://t.co/0lX9QznfQu @CatholicDems @ConnieSchultz @hardball @HardballChris So proud that she’s a fellow Clevelander. ❤️
8/6
2019
Nine dead in Dayton. I'm disgusted by our nation's inability and unwillingness to protect life. God will call us to… https://t.co/90U5HyHOgl
Retweeted by Maureen CovingtonO God, This morning, our sisters' and brothers' blood cries out to us. We are poor in spirit as we pray and lamen… https://t.co/9md69AqIXf
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8/4
2019
@BarbInNebraska I spent nearly $80 last year and thought the same thing - how do some people afford this? In my new… https://t.co/ofJRhq5CNT
7/28
2019
#CookieStrong💪🙏🏻 https://t.co/gjUJr3Hf0Z
7/6
2019
Looking forward to graduation tonight. https://t.co/HOTjLgWVpZ
6/5
2019
We love it when our SDS alumni come back to visit. https://t.co/XA9rMI5Xm8
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6/4
2019
🥉🥉🥉 Go Bulldogs! https://t.co/FGenczwLUh
5/22
2019
Important topic. https://t.co/GYnUyFFNLh
5/21
2019
@BarbInNebraska Thanks for hosting. I always take away something great from these. @stonemamma You’re right, of course. I’m trying to target the parents. Get them involved. @stonemamma I used those for summer reading with 7th and 8th. They’re great. I don’t know how well they would work… https://t.co/182aUSub7QAnyone have ideas for encouraging summer reading? I’d love to incorporate social media. #catholicedchat @reenkberg We just purchased 10 standing desks. Kids love them. @BarbInNebraska @radowell Please explain. I’m intrigued. @sfxprincipal You do PD after school gets out? I feel like the teachers are toast at that point. 😂 @radowell Our parents are excited that we’re going to a flat fee for school supplies and purchasing them all in bul… https://t.co/AtzZGjjr9C @BarbInNebraska We do the same thing. Love that tradition. @acottos Do you plan to stay in Catholic education? There seem to be some good jobs available.What if we talk about assigned summer work for students? Good idea or bad idea? #catholicedchatGood morning! I’m happy lacrosse season is over so I can finally have a free Saturday! #catholicedchatGreat job, kids! https://t.co/csmpNdvJGk
5/18
2019
Thanks, Chomps, for visiting our school today. @Browns @BrownsGiveBack https://t.co/IRIXFfrJQUAdorable. https://t.co/b0uX13ylW4
5/17
2019
They were amazing. https://t.co/cfaAqyqyxX
5/15
2019
What a phenomenal visit from Stick Dog and Stick Cat author, Tom Watson! https://t.co/vk2SmEwQ68
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5/13
2019
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5/11
2019
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5/9
2019
Real Money, Real World yesterday was a huge success. The 7th and 8th graders learned a lot about budgeting money an… https://t.co/30XD2fWjNr
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5/8
2019
Kindergarten welcomed six new additions to their class - Night Wing, Little Bear, Peep, Jellybean, Fluffy, and Coop… https://t.co/w0hmKr5vJ1
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4/30
2019
Now I have to give her the pass. 😀 https://t.co/anBk3NzxGo
4/29
2019
Some prayers before working on Resurrection Eggs. ❤️ https://t.co/peFMX1Uc6k
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4/17
2019
@40ishoracle Congratulations!
4/11
2019
Hey, Catholic educators! If you had the means to purchase one book for your teachers that would help them grow, wha… https://t.co/pdlbKTPWnH
4/10
2019
Hope to see you at the Fish Fry Friday night. 10% discount for our SDS families. https://t.co/jxQ95VsBrl
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4/4
2019
They got me! https://t.co/tsq0Pypvf5
4/1
2019
We had a great visit from Thomas Awiapo, who shared his story about growing up in Ghana and how Catholic Relief Ser… https://t.co/CpPB62Fs79
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3/22
2019
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3/20
2019
So much fun to watch from the seats. https://t.co/uVJ5q8ZjRp
3/16
2019

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