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Google Certified Educator. 11-12+ language arts. Moderator of #games4ed. Writer for OnEducation. Lover of literacy, technology, and innovation.

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Was listening to @audreywatters talk about The Worsts on @OnEducationPod this morning and totally agreed with the… https://t.co/N8yZvux908
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1/29
2020
Don't have enough time for 1:1 conferences? Try GROUP CONFERENCES of 2-3 students for richer conversations and more… https://t.co/UFteiRMBY4If you've read--hey, even if you haven't--the @audreywatters article "The Top 100 EdTech Debacles of the Decade"...… https://t.co/EQIGxVQOzj
1/28
2020
@000Dave @stcloudstate @MaryTMM @irvspanish @misterwashburn @annkozma723 Right back at you friend!
1/27
2020
Our newest #G2Great series will be taking a fresh look at some of the critical topics and how we can WEED Harmful a… https://t.co/xvNCm4YOMo
Retweeted by Melissa Pilakowski#TheBests or this week #TheWorsts featuring the great @audreywatters is now also on YouTube! Remember, full episod… https://t.co/Qwfr4TM1oU
Retweeted by Melissa Pilakowski @ObiWanNICKobi @legendlearning Icivics and Filament games are good EDU focus games that come to mind. Assasins Cre… https://t.co/e2IwZFqV1e
1/26
2020
@jimdevivo @jonathanspike Try this: https://t.co/F1z4mjBS6B @jonathanspike @MrNunesteach @cueinc @mbfxc @SteinbrinkLaura @jesush1979 @CentralCalifCUE @cogswell_benhttps://t.co/qepn1GXSNg @jonathanspike If you haven't read it, I recommend! How English Teachers Will Save the Future by Tom Liam LynchI swear my doc advisor knows just what to make me read. So many connections with all my passions on just one page.… https://t.co/mSM7aSDaq5Love this idea https://t.co/iIZxoMeWeU @TeachesMark @USMSpark It is! You’d have a blast! So much more relaxed than ISTE @TeachesMark Will do! I usually come for @USMSpark but waiting to see if I can get enough funding to swing both that and ISTE this summer @TeachesMark I usually spend a few days drinking and frolicking in MKE each summer! A grand town to do so!!Again for the people in the back with the scripted curricula. #satchat https://t.co/Sv2fAXBZVmAgreed. I'm blessed to be in a school where I feel comfortable doing this. It's far better to have different perspe… https://t.co/Nqy7A93PAzA4: Everyone working, BUT this may look different for different Ss. Some Ss may be immersed in solo work, but other… https://t.co/ozBFe7q0rCA3b: Right now my srs are in persuasive writing. They choose issues important to them. Also, a playlist allows them… https://t.co/C41KhN38jZA3a: This is a key pillar of my teaching philosophy. Every day students need some choice in autonomy, to feel the w… https://t.co/QRWYvCIOIP @ilovechalkdust Yes! And actually we do have a couple days scheduled in early March for that. We started last year… https://t.co/Kr3ow2y0cW @TeachesMark Amen. When I turn the calendar to March, I swear I hear angels singing. @DrJacieMaslyk Cool idea!! #satchat @CathleenBeachbd I'll take a look! Thx! #satchat @techtimj What I've heard of (but we haven't done it yet) is Wednesday walkthroughs. Taking a few minutes during pr… https://t.co/28c9W0M91GA2: The January blahs. We all admitted (Ts and Ss) that we hit it at the end of this week. #satchat https://t.co/NLf0kxISQfI'm a strong believer in that power of student choice in pacing. #satchat https://t.co/0OtfVdhjAk @MrTravisDrake I like this a lot. And important that we're engaged not by learning the steps but by the challenge o… https://t.co/Grgr3FTbIYA1: Figuring out how to manipulate Python for my AI grad class. (And I teach ELA!) But I was fully engaged b/c of i… https://t.co/D3Ky3d3lXw @YulyRios15 Thrilled to be a part of your first one, Yuly! #satchat @wkrakower @OnEducationPod And happy Saturday to you! May it be a good one! #satchat @CoachKCullen We had a great chat about interactive writing the other night! Miss you :) #satchat @amh22107 Glad to meet you, Alec! #satchat @CoachKCullen Morning, Kevin! #satchatHi all! Melissa from Nebraska, 11-12 ELA, tech integrationist. Also @OnEducationPod team. I'm up, I'm drinking cof… https://t.co/pLkXGEI5xJTruth be told, @Folgers has got nothing on us! Start your day off right listening to the @OnEducationPod show wit… https://t.co/pRD7rql8Im
Retweeted by Melissa PilakowskiIf you're up early on this Saturday, join in! (I can't sleep, so what better way to spend the time than a little… https://t.co/s1VgM2HYtn @supervxn @mr_isaacs Steve does so much ELA integration! There are quite a few game-focused ELA classes out there!
1/25
2020
Friends we're trying something new and we're hoping you can be a part of it. We're recording our episodes in vide… https://t.co/8GUPiDDEzD
Retweeted by Melissa PilakowskiJoin us Friday morning for a very special edchat - #ChatOnEducation! Our #edchat runs all day as a #slowchat! Take… https://t.co/G4LW92ak2n
Retweeted by Melissa Pilakowski @Coach_Stephans Love that memeThanks for another great chapter of our #games4ed chat! Go out and choose to have a great weekend! https://t.co/Nsmx7F4WlR @Coach_Stephans Um, wow! I've used those materials, but never thought about setting them up as mazes. Interesting... #games4ed @Hypepraise LOL, I remember using those when I was in high school. I haven't thought about Hypercards in years! #games4ed @MissHunsberger This is a great idea! You could even use the primary sources as part of the narrative to help tell… https://t.co/yyQCmcNhxJA4: Telling a story through tangibles. Souvenirs. A mix of genres. Having students pick and choose pieces to infer the narrative #games4edQ4: Let's think beyond language. What other mediums, digital elements, tangible objects, etc. might be added to mak… https://t.co/HjgW2fT5et @Coach_Stephans @MrBillingsclass @OlatheSpark Wow, never would have dreamed of that, but could have potential! #games4ed @mrwilliamsworld @CMusic21 @MissHunsberger @MetaverseApp Great great recommendation! Completely forgot about @MetaverseApp #games4edA3: I know @mr_isaacs mentioned @twinethreads which is a good one. #games4edA3: Google Slides or forms can be great online versions, too #games4edA3: A model is always good to give them schema. Better yet, a few models of different approaches. Otherwise, a big… https://t.co/QWhEyHrwELLove this, Ryan! #games4ed https://t.co/B79RvfCp0oQ3: There are many ways for students to write plan and write interactive stories both digitally and through analog… https://t.co/JKFOtMNO7X @Hypepraise That sounds like a powerful usage #games4ed @MissHunsberger Better late than never!! Could be a great unit assessment #games4ed @mr_isaacs @magicleap I wish! I'm guessing #ISTE20 #games4ed @twinethreads is the bomb diggity. #games4ed https://t.co/MFMPSflcSv @MrRoughton I love the speculation idea. What would have history been different had different decisions been made.… https://t.co/BaB9Rsz1tJ @mr_isaacs @magicleap Steve!! Welcome, friend! #games4edQ2: How can interactive writing, such as Choose Your Own Adventures or role-playing games, be used to enrich your c… https://t.co/jvS7Ic3rJWA2: With ELA, how stories could have different outcomes but changing the motivations of a character. In SS, effect… https://t.co/pVymUynAtz @hsengteach @gimkit Yay. I know when I first start stations at beginning of a yr, it takes time before I start havi… https://t.co/sTJVrMH3qD @Coach_Stephans I thought about that connection of a CYOA full curriculum--so glad you do that! #games4ed @CMusic21 I had to look up Dalcro, though I can definitely see connections :) Perhaps more in composing music. Chan… https://t.co/2F7DTrLuuB @hsengteach Hey, how's Serial going the past few days? #games4ed @Hypepraise SOOOO glad you're here :) I was excited when I saw your name pop up!A1: One outcome, which was both frustrating and good, was students having issues in execution of the digital part o… https://t.co/thOOdEV1zj @hsengteach Hello there!! #games4ed @MrRoughton Wow, even an exact title! Impressive! #games4edQ1: If you or your students have used Choose Your Own Adventure/interactive role-playing stories in class, what wer… https://t.co/kEdA6vSI8l @CMusic21 Glad to have you here, Shelby! We have a music teacher openig here in Valentine, NE next year ;) #games4ed @Hypepraise Heya NiYa!! Happy Thursday to you! #games4ed @Coach_Stephans Ditto. Had to make sure I wasn't going to die first! #games4edHere's a preview of tonight's questions We'll follow the Q1/A1 format Don't forget to tag your tweets with… https://t.co/Gdf6lDod4HHi all! Melissa from Nebraska 11-12 ELA. Loved reading CYOA books as a kid...except that I'd often find the ending… https://t.co/ja4SPyIQQSWelcome to #games4ed!! Introduce yourself! Share your name, location, position. Also, were you a reader of Choose… https://t.co/aCKu8rkLpsStarting in 15 minutes...#games4ed chats about CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY WRITING Think interactive writing. Non-lin… https://t.co/s62BmBdvpt
1/24
2020
Coming up tonight... CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY WRITING Think interactive writing. Non-linear. Creative & critical t… https://t.co/yXIHdDqRPQCheck it OUT! Tonight, #Games4ed chat about CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY WRITING Think interactive writing. Non-linea… https://t.co/HBvRP5Ztn1Preview of tonight's #games4ed about Choose Your Own Adventure/Interactive story writing! The fun starts at 8pmET/… https://t.co/7AbDnKKDZKCheck it OUT! Tonight, #Games4ed chat about CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY WRITING Think interactive writing. Non-linea… https://t.co/FdurQyrcIbCheck it OUT! Tonight, #Games4ed chat about CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY WRITING Think interactive writing. Non-linea… https://t.co/isbnuKpwg1Amazing episode of ⁦@OnEducationPod⁩ w/ ⁦@misterwashburn⁩ ⁦@irvspanish⁩! The best part is the main focus on… https://t.co/rQgdTtohBj
Retweeted by Melissa Pilakowski @franmcveigh @Ret_Rem Maybe there needs to be a meeting of teacher/observers before starting. Expectations from bot… https://t.co/KbtJTsOMwv @franmcveigh @Ret_Rem And more time co-teaching. Talking with some newish Ts, they did several practicums but most… https://t.co/4xUKaQd8Qd @MariaAngelesSua Here is an awesome example of a Hyperdoc created on Wakelet by @crazymrst 🌊https://t.co/ksMwgxyUfr
Retweeted by Melissa PilakowskiTonight, Tonight, TONIGHT! Travis Crowder and "Reflective Readers: The power of reader's notebooks!" Come join the… https://t.co/nKuBsBoooE
Retweeted by Melissa PilakowskiCheck it OUT! Tonight, #Games4ed chat about CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY WRITING Think interactive writing. Non-linea… https://t.co/LSC5Hrt9fcReminder: It's not @audreywatters job to make EdTech companies feel better about themselves. Our MUCH ANTICIPATED… https://t.co/yoOev5I6JW
Retweeted by Melissa Pilakowski @000Dave @misterwashburn @irvspanish @AndyLeiser @bhodgesEDU @mrhooker @sonnymagana There are better frameworks for education,...My latest for @Edutopia, "How to Find Games for Classroom Learning." This one shares a new book—available for free—… https://t.co/YrBp9BD4RD
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1/23
2020
@000Dave @misterwashburn @mrmatera @mr_isaacs @MarkRein https://t.co/YMGUoPTe2M @RiggsRealWorld @irvspanish @Ms_Schlangen @MrSchlangen @MsThornborrow @spencerideas Let me accurately share my feel… https://t.co/ZavGT5wMXe @misterwashburn @mrmatera @mr_isaacs @MarkRein Your DMs sound like the place to be lately... @hsengteach @GuiseGotTechEd Totally understand. Sounds like quite a group. Maybe including pauses so Ss can do a tu… https://t.co/936yboSSZh @hsengteach @GuiseGotTechEd Now that you're on episode 2, could they listen at their own pace?A3: The best teaching/learning is symbiotic. It's two-way, not one-way. Ss, when involved, are more reflective abou… https://t.co/TtcDEbfmEp @hsengteach @GuiseGotTechEd I hope Serial works for you! Generally that's a pretty interesting form of "literature"… https://t.co/RANT5YFFS9 @hsengteach Sounds tough. Stick with it. Even little choices or the choice of two tasks is enough for some kids to start with. #BLinAction
1/22
2020

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