Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Jon Gustafson @MrGmpls Minneapolis, MN

Teacher. Minnesota. Blogging at https://t.co/TnOk7YhLay

1,027 Following   2,733 Followers   5,571 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/10/17


@tiffany_peltier Mine did. Just another hoop... @benjaminjriley I actually find it extraordinarily helpful to script out my questions first - particularly the ones… https://t.co/aVS5r6CRoE @ktemjackson Thanks Kim! It was very random. I am always taking about the way our memory works when I give low stak… https://t.co/oOrMruWkbqPossibly unpopular opinion: classroom observation is an over-utilized tool. If you want to help teachers improve th… https://t.co/WnRVpteu8o
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/11
2019
Bad Take: We need to improve the quality of stuff teachers find online and put in front of students. Better Take:… https://t.co/ozsDlP6CYu
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonThis is one of the best pieces on educational equity I've read in a while. Thank you @MsJasmineMN. It's not about m… https://t.co/c1RLmFoHsW
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonA student today said... “This is the only class I actually remember stuff from” Honestly one of my best complime… https://t.co/akOCEERGGG
12/10
2019
Ya’ll there are WAY too many educators out there who are not aware of #theopportunitymyth by @TNTP-if you have not… https://t.co/2DVrx4MD1f
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/9
2019
@InteractMaths Yes exactly. I never use it! @ScottGeisler12 Deep and profound! 🧐 @MrSmithRE Good point! Important that this retrieval is brief, low-stakes, and does not feel a) demoralizing b) impossible c) frustratingHonestly kids really enjoy quizzes when they know the answers but have to think. I love a crossword that I can do b… https://t.co/Pi683iwR9W
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson*often overlooked* Majority of students/people actually enjoy retrieving information. It’s quite fun e.g. crosswords and triviaKahoot is basically retrieval practice but with more extraneous load.Pritesh Raichura (@Mr_Raichura) has thoughts on making explanations clearer: * start with concrete examples * incl… https://t.co/XXXbA8UEuu
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonAlways bugged that when discussing success/difficulties of tching reading in US we have so little data about what a… https://t.co/vKOuaUpCBw
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonNew Today! "We have to explicitly teach students how to construct meaning, and without active retrieval, we are l… https://t.co/5KGvRFWS6B
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @sheila_salmond @KimSweeney07 @Lyncourt_UFSD This happens all the time when $ is spent on programs b4 adequate know… https://t.co/2B3uTDxMgd
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/8
2019
“Kids who received fluency instruction simply read better than those who did not.” https://t.co/DaEsJsp9c6 @QuarkEpoch @mr_rayner @markuk73 @ProfCoe Retrieval practice helps students close gaps of meaning and to make sure… https://t.co/5RuPPqP9CM
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonPhonics is only 1 element, part of bigger issue of relating print, spoken lang, world knowledge. We are forced to f… https://t.co/kGbQ7ckfkt
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonThis line: “The minute we insist on this happening in every lesson, we’ve lost the game. This is peak deprofession… https://t.co/zDTS5YjMvT
12/7
2019
This is why we don't have better readers: Response to Calkins. https://t.co/CRwTSfbUby #seidenblog #newreadingwars
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonMaking meaning is the queen of desireable difficulties (imo) and hence exploring ways to "Organize knowledge usably… https://t.co/83YgfUuiDt
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonSelf-esteem might not be as useful as people think https://t.co/VVFPuk1cHl
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonMy piece in the @nytimes @nytopinion today. There's a whole new meaning to "Thank God for Mississippi." https://t.co/rI1zzDXY3r
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/6
2019
@JamesClear Have you looked into the concept of desirable difficulty - “spaced practice” ?"Why cover more content that will be forgotten, rather than less content that will be remembered?" Just one of th… https://t.co/SQ0Dqgs1SD
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @JtuckerJames No it’s definitely either/or 😆 Stop trying to add nuance, James.Daily reminder that you can carefully sequence knowledge and explicitly teach it in a disciplined environment AND A… https://t.co/pMRzR4cZVk
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @TalsWin @MsJasmineMN Yesss! It’s all about checking for understanding.A question I ask myself often after following excellent educators such as @MsJasmineMN and @MrGmpls and having a gr… https://t.co/fDyyR2ovOC
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonWhat are the 5 most important lessons that cognitive science has for teachers? All of us in this field will answer… https://t.co/fekmHcjLAN
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonThis is absolutely worth reading & sharing. I am struck by (overgeneralized and one liner) claims that… https://t.co/bT88XDlsKS
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonIn response to the recent wave of critiques that attempt to put @researchED_US/@researchED1 at odds with equity wor… https://t.co/But3FwW5sH
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/5
2019
"Educators like me are concerned that, so far, the equity conversation isn’t centered enough on actual classroom pr… https://t.co/LkM5aQabl0
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonWhile I sympathize with all the #twitterstorians worrying that they aren’t going to cover all the US Survey materia… https://t.co/1pie3RJpsA
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonThe fact that we have been taught to believe one story and not the other is not incidental. https://t.co/tiu4MvEDr7
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @M_L_Kenney Or worse yet - “they just need more hands-on learning...they should start learning a trade like they us… https://t.co/JVWqjWxIwDI can't tell you how invaluable reporting like this on reading is. It removes the onus from educators who are entan… https://t.co/4n2yU3TpdA
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonIs there such a thing as a perfect reading program? The 🔑 is teacher knowledge. “Just handing teachers materials or… https://t.co/y8LNyAkpgj
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson“So perhaps the issue at hand isn’t whether or not there is an equity backlash, but in determining the best way to address it.”Nailed it: “What passes now for progressive education has largely been co-opted by publishers whose curricula do… https://t.co/OECejsb4HXStop Arguing About 'Equity' and Focus on Student Outcomes https://t.co/jHXBDCjZq7 “So let us stop insisting that… https://t.co/7wJbpLdLQYLucy Calkins stated in her recent release that no one is teaching with the 3 cueing system? This graphic from… https://t.co/CdmJejUpwj
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonTomorrow Edweek will publish 8 more stories in its #GettingReadingRight series with original data on what teachers… https://t.co/4IuCo2s6iQ
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson“Taking a hard look at curriculum is important—but more important is making sure teachers have the training they ne… https://t.co/XyNMA0ZKZu
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonChecking For Understanding: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Questioning by @MrGmpls https://t.co/MZedF3uQuI #edchat https://t.co/GP6w1FLzHg
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @emjlev13 @DanaGoldstein Agreed. Particularly in re: to ELA, I’d point to a hyper-focus on “Data-Driven Instruction… https://t.co/hpTbYFlbW7 @DanaGoldstein MN is kinda special in this regard otherwise I’d love to help!👋 I’m hoping to interview a few teachers tomorrow who can tell me about their experience with the Common Core over… https://t.co/ariuF0vwNG
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonYes, so much yes! SHOW THEM HOW TO ACTUALLY DO IT https://t.co/2I8Fv0dAuU
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/4
2019
@JudithCHochman I asked class “raise your hand if a teacher asked you to add more details” Hands fly up “Let me s… https://t.co/dswY5EbHj9“A sophisticated mental model is a library, or an internet, which organises and connects ideas so they can be reca… https://t.co/k0EqVH8tLn @CovingtonAHS @NickHanauer ...just make school “engaging” and “meaningful” right.... Not at all what drives my wor… https://t.co/G4gEEaw4Ol @CovingtonAHS @NickHanauer Read that piece. I had a slightly different reaction. This argument makes it seem hope… https://t.co/QUfXWOdv9bTrue, Jon. Writers often assume readers know more than they actually do. Reminding Ss to expand assesses comprehens… https://t.co/u0pbAKJUZR
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @JudithCHochman Thank you Judith😊🙏 @CovingtonAHS Got it. As a teacher I try to do what I can with what I can control in the immediate moment. HQ, re… https://t.co/4Preqp2fsm @CovingtonAHS What do you mean by *any* I’d hope we’re not rolling our eyes at those who are making a difference… https://t.co/XPC7gDKiMI @CovingtonAHS So you’ve never actually taught phonics or phonemic awareness or seen orthographic mapping develop in a student? @CovingtonAHS What is your teaching license Nick? Do you work with elementary? @CovingtonAHS ...So we can’t help all kids read until we fix everything you mentioned?One of my favorite formative writing exercises: “Sentence Expansion” from @JudithCHochman and @TheWritingRevolhttps://t.co/WRiCuLz2Y0THREAD: One of the best things about the launch of @cogscisci is that we've managed to promote practitioner blogs:… https://t.co/pXV39NGTUr
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @MsJasmineMN Thanks JL. Lots of room for improvement re: expanding sentence-level depth and complexity. Gotta step… https://t.co/9Vs3OE8RQm @MrMcGrain ...lastly, many students are indeed motivated by a sense of competency (even if they are not passionate… https://t.co/WnQgzFfM6G @MrMcGrain To be clear - I’m not discounting the role of purpose/motivation. Also - chess is not reading. One is… https://t.co/uGrHtE1k8HThe good news is that there’s a lot of writing going on. That’s good. But it’s often poor quality writing, I suspe… https://t.co/gFo9qaX8c6
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @CaracappM @PatriceBain1 @PoojaAgarwal (I also recognize that this student basically repeated the same idea twice!… https://t.co/CNOqd27iP7
12/3
2019
@CovingtonAHS From my teacher training - “guide on the side...facilitator” What I’ve realized since - having an e… https://t.co/ct4gm4N3P5 @CovingtonAHS There absolutely is a connection. But we can also acknowledge that motivation to learn comes from a… https://t.co/VBSngaWMgi @CaracappM I do also frequently include summarizing. Another goal I’m working towards is incorporating more argum… https://t.co/NrPHnF0iaT @CaracappM @PatriceBain1 @PoojaAgarwal Good question (and something to further ponder). While reading we do lots… https://t.co/9FD6qJZeGL @CovingtonAHS Yes, rules and styles do change with time. I’m really discussing how the learning of something happens in general. @CovingtonAHS Perhaps an analogy - Before I learned how to crossover and shoot a fade-away, I had to first be “fo… https://t.co/EU82fsh8Ns @CovingtonAHS https://t.co/OUpiQ9Qztv https://t.co/4IwKKsTleQ @CovingtonAHS Wouldn’t call it unfalsifiable...more like a reasonable compromise. Both retrieval, teacher-led lea… https://t.co/7opXy1AgBy @ScottGeisler12 😆I see what you did there!!!! @CovingtonAHS It’s ok, and we can disagree. I see learning from a teacher as an important part of school/educatio… https://t.co/T4lHhYiZvE @CovingtonAHS @amyrberman @MrTomRad Sounds like a great cumulative project that would be even more effective with a… https://t.co/cwHOlEOSmT @ScottGeisler12 Tbh - I naively thought I “understood” desirable difficulties enough that I didn’t need to read 🤦‍♂️ Silly me... @CovingtonAHS Retrieval practice would work just as well... In my childhood I was “forced” to learn about many thi… https://t.co/WO6l0CPtuP @CovingtonAHS https://t.co/Q2GG2RdJ4Z https://t.co/otPoDVwUxd @CovingtonAHS Dig a little deeper than Wikipedia my friend. Nonsense words were utilized intentionally here and e… https://t.co/tTonSf4cKS @PatriceBain1 No thank you! Your descriptions from your classroom were so helpful in speeding my implementation.Also h/t @CharlesMBlow for the reading from @nytimes https://t.co/roKZPj4lvKOver the wknd I read @PatriceBain1 and @PoojaAgarwal “Powerful Teaching.” Today I implemented: Retrieval Practice… https://t.co/BPv8fpTT0ELots in there but couple things stood out for me: 1. That intrinsic vs extrinsic motivation probably not a real th… https://t.co/p9h1ItB53P
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonI've been doing a load of reading around motivation recently (for the book). The literature is fairly mixed TBH. B… https://t.co/fgbAvFEllC
Retweeted by Jon GustafsonI notice that some parts of Edutwitter are trying to claim they never believed in group projects to build 21st Cent… https://t.co/kVfrZkcVPq
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson
12/2
2019
@DavidDidau Hi David. I have video of your presentation in Philadelphia - hoping to post, with permission of course though.This was a great keynote about educational 'redlining'. https://t.co/Vj7oILYcrP
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @mikesully97 @ShannonSaglio1 I’ve also got @DavidDidau and the @ehanford panel incoming @SarahGlaser9 Both great ideas! 💡 @mikesully97 @ShannonSaglio1 I believe there will be a more official YouTube channel up and running soon - but for… https://t.co/c7iQHtmWDX*ICYMI* @SonjaSantelises Keynote presentation at #rEDPhil19 “Leadership and Equity: Addressing Educational Redli… https://t.co/AVpuiQU3eh
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @JohncattUsa 😆 https://t.co/99knl7PY2gThird day after Thanksgiving: I do not ask myself "What would I like to eat for breakfast?" but rather "What could… https://t.co/TahKMt88Pk
Retweeted by Jon Gustafson @ollie_lovell 🙌🙌🙌
12/1
2019

0