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Associate Superintendent for AOKC | Pursuer of all that's good in Ed & life | Lover of ideas and people | Views posted here are my own

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Self-attribution: when a T or parent is happy that an intervention is working with a S, instead of saying "that's g… https://t.co/0YoHDjHdBZ @droberts_DCI Wrong. @BarbInNebraska @Pinterest Whhhhhaaaaaaatttttt!!!???? Yas!Learning about writing functional outcomes for students on IEPs using the 6 F-words in childhood disability at the… https://t.co/CwiLciV5di
11/23
2019
Read what two educators who helped design a new mini-assessment focused on conceptual understanding of fractions ha… https://t.co/CjJRPqDDi4
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11/21
2019
@ndnqueenbee @elizabethesther I disagree that the original tweet was mommy shaming. I can drink moderately without… https://t.co/JKUHp5jNCiGreat tips! #ELPS411 https://t.co/I1sgGbzhV7
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11/20
2019
"If your school is 'kind of' doing PBIS, you need to go back to exploration. If you are implementing without fideli… https://t.co/nqotp5MYb1
Retweeted by Rachel DowellTeacher @CatlinTucker saw that giving feedback at the end of an assignment was too late to have any impact with stu… https://t.co/nzabB8jqQd
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11/19
2019
Check out the #CatholicEdChat discussion from this morning on grading and assessment. Lots of great comments and id… https://t.co/VfrPj2KuYU
11/17
2019
@shirky17 @40ishoracle @mocovington It leads to a lot of developmentally inappropriate practices, or practices that… https://t.co/kU1NNPNQhJOur time is nearly up this morning. Thank you everyone for such robust conversation this morning. I appreciated so… https://t.co/01VqDPf4sr @shirky17 We have been asking those Qs in our schools. What Ts always come back to is that traditional grades are n… https://t.co/CCUxsllInlA5 shift the mindset from "grading practices" to "learning practices" ; how do we represent learning and achievemen… https://t.co/ejQ40vGYMS
Retweeted by Rachel Dowell @brianrozinsky @shirky17 @radowell @PatrickTiernan also, reframing the notifications. Weekly general update about w… https://t.co/kUqB7BI17a
Retweeted by Rachel Dowell @brianrozinsky @shirky17 @radowell @jdferries @PatrickTiernan @WSJ just had an article about the dangers of parents… https://t.co/hMM9tgp8CP
Retweeted by Rachel Dowell @brianrozinsky @BarbInNebraska @shirky17 @mocovington @jdferries @PatrickTiernan Yes! I love this for many reasons.Q5 #CatholicEdChat https://t.co/2QkFCJXuYaFinal question coming up... #CatholicEdChat @BarbInNebraska @shirky17 @mocovington @brianrozinsky @jdferries @PatrickTiernan Parent Teacher conferences are a g… https://t.co/jYHPUbhWUA @shirky17 @mocovington @brianrozinsky @jdferries @PatrickTiernan True and necessary! @BarbInNebraska @brianrozinsky @shirky17 @jdferries @PatrickTiernan @WSJ Grades are often the primary vehicle for c… https://t.co/SqNBIX5mpK @e_whalen Yeah, think about how low grades at the beginning of a semester feels like a black hole that can't be crawled out of for Ss. @AbGreer Morning Abbie!It's so important for Ts to give students time to reflect, and scaffold the process for those who struggle with bei… https://t.co/IS6oSV9Hte @mmdetrick Good morning Mo! @shirky17 @jdferries @PatrickTiernan They certain can (and have)Q4 #CatholicEdChat https://t.co/gkJ09sRuahQ4 coming up #CatholicEdChat @shirky17 @jdferries @PatrickTiernan 2 a week is the policy in many of our schools as well. So many of those polici… https://t.co/G3DCghcuPeA3: I've been working with a few schools on their grading practices and Ts are hungry to reflect skills and growth… https://t.co/WueBkzpClk @principalwilkie @StMichael94550 @21stCenSupKW @oakdiocese I like so much about this. I feel like my Ts would revolt with a no 0s policy. @cupcake_savant Fair point about life being the hard lesson teacher. I wish more parents understood that rigid dead… https://t.co/YlamOeBXCAHere's Q3 #CatholicEdChat https://t.co/3G6RnmcgIv @PatrickTiernan Absolutely! We are navigating what this change means for grades. I'm sure we aren't the only Dioces… https://t.co/CNmx3X4T0p @40ishoracle Sounds IDEAL @jdferries @e_whalen @ritamaeparsons Agreed! It's easier to make changes and grow as professionals when we remember who it's for. @cupcake_savant Yes! Do you have trouble with Parents or other educators who think that in allowing "lateness", you… https://t.co/tsvplaYYL0A2: From my perspective, there's a lot of training that goes into this. The first place to start is helping Ts writ… https://t.co/V3boU7NhBZ @jdferries @e_whalen @ritamaeparsons Removal of dessert sounds like a way to foster rioting. @e_whalen @ritamaeparsons Since I'm in the Diocesan office, we can be seen as out of touch and forcing what we want… https://t.co/8LkYR46jOy @e_whalen @ritamaeparsons I know we have that conversation in our central office on what seems like a daily basis.Q2 #CatholicEdChat https://t.co/wFwTOL1IAUHere comes Q2... #CatholicEdChat @acottos And getting everyone on board is a challenge. #CatholicEdChat @40ishoracle Focusing on student growth is so important, but Ts can feel like it's difficult to reflect in grading. @acottos All of my schools are still averaging grades, but some teachers are able to base those grades on how stude… https://t.co/dSDR1HsbuK @mocovington Are you all exploring standards-based grading as a whole Diocese?A1: Some of my schools assess students based on standards, but at many sites, assignments are worksheets that might… https://t.co/HEThBUiaip @40ishoracle Welcome, Jen! I should have made myself a coffee before getting things going this morning...Q1 #CatholicEdChat https://t.co/kqc9K0cD2kLet's jump in with our first question! #CatholicEdChat @olalibrary Good morning, Mary! @reenkberg @SMMschoolOmaha Good morning Maureen!I'm Rachel from Oklahoma City and I'm excited to chat with you all before family pictures this afternoon and turkey… https://t.co/eiivxnRWLzGood morning #CatholicEdChat! I'm happy to be guest moderating this morning. Please take a moment to introduce your… https://t.co/T3YqrJobcF#CatholicEdChat begins in 15 minutes! Hope you can drop by and share your thoughts on best practices for grading and assessments!
11/16
2019
Hey Catholic school educators! Join us tomorrow morning to chat about grading and assessment practices! Would love… https://t.co/ANwA6s0plb @BarbInNebraska What a stunning church @BarbInNebraska @Teach_data recently recommended the Reading Strategies Book to me and it was just delivered the ot… https://t.co/LptjCXn3mWSaturday’s topic for #CatholicEdChat What’s the purpose of grading? Moderated by @radowell All are welcome for a gr… https://t.co/N1P2J4Ghka
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11/15
2019
Habits of Instructional Leaders 1) Invest In and Multiply Teacher Leaders 2) Visit Classrooms To Observe Teachi… https://t.co/pb2tYJUESO
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11/5
2019
My SS made their parents a video for our conferences explaining a strength, weakness, favorite part of school, and… https://t.co/lysS9eSN8P
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10/27
2019
We are doing great things as a city. Help continue to make #OKC a place we want to live without raising taxes -… https://t.co/62EykDj6zo
Retweeted by Rachel DowellToday's agenda: 1) Engage kids 2) Respect kids 3) Inspire kids 4) Meet kids where they are 5) Encourage kids to fo… https://t.co/ZjRdbKJZfC
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10/25
2019
A teacher recently told me about visiting a school where the adults loved their job. She said the school had a grea… https://t.co/JeIu6vWXkr
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10/24
2019
Mayor @davidfholt joining @ArchbishopOKC for the Rother Shrine groundbreaking! We’re less than 2 wks. away!! Free e… https://t.co/GCABgZzIRH
Retweeted by Rachel DowellOpen your questions to encourage students to take a risk. Notice how the absolute questions suggest the teacher is… https://t.co/vNub9FoaM7
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10/22
2019
#ELPS411 https://t.co/0sre5L1WaD
10/21
2019
This quote has changed me in so many ways since I read it like 2 months ago. https://t.co/GEM0rXroPD
Retweeted by Rachel DowellReminders for your back pocket via @woodard_julie #edchat #teaching https://t.co/fFkGPv1Lqa
Retweeted by Rachel DowellThis is our mission: to show by our lives, and perhaps even by our words, that God loves everyone and never tires o… https://t.co/3LEWf9oiZj
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10/20
2019
Applications for the Trustey #STEM Teaching Program become available in two weeks! Please share with any middle sc… https://t.co/ITxUeYuJ8o
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10/18
2019
Can you tell the difference between trauma and ADHD? https://t.co/BUf244t08W
Retweeted by Rachel DowellHey fine arts teachers! Take advantage of the professional learning opportunities! Oklahoma school leaders and inst… https://t.co/K7XnnIa8Ee
10/17
2019
Grateful that @OKNatalieJ2717 and Molly Goldsworthy were willing to share their expertise with their colleagues at… https://t.co/EA6ysj7mZ9
10/16
2019
Yes, THIS! 👇 #oklaed https://t.co/rLeTPRkHWk
Retweeted by Rachel Dowell @engelworks @NCEATALK @nceakpmears I'm proud to work for Diane! She's a great superintendent with a strong vision for our schools. @OKNatalieJ2717 @toddbgungoll Lol, "I came, I saw, I took care of myself" @toddbgungoll @OKNatalieJ2717 Veni Vidi Me curavi
10/15
2019
Amazing show! So glad @MumfordAndSons came to town! 🥰😆😍 https://t.co/CCJu8z7vf7 https://t.co/2EhoJpqkgy
10/12
2019
♥️ When teachers understand what their goal is for students, they can better foster student talent instead of getti… https://t.co/nI807scGoP
10/11
2019
On Monday and Tuesday this week, I collaborated w/@NameyEquityHCPS @GideonTwigg @MAMSVikings. We did close to 20 ob… https://t.co/3LwrR7bg3Z
Retweeted by Rachel DowellLoved being with a great team the past two days but glad to be home with the fur babies. https://t.co/JDX79ccwKd
10/10
2019
Thanks @GCCE_LUC for a wonderful conference! Everyone is excited to get back to their schools and begin the good wo… https://t.co/8XT4ncDoYS#ELPS411 @kylyons @droberts_DCIExcited to listen to this episode of @CatholicEd4All and hear Dr. Floyd talk about the different ways schools in… https://t.co/jt9WhkohhN @engelworks @ArchOKC @kylyons @BeckTrebek @kjosims I looked for you yesterday because I thought you would be here!… https://t.co/UmcjtfZdns
10/9
2019
Proud to be with these educators from @ArchOKC who are working to integrate more research based social-emotional pr… https://t.co/lanbqxNrai
10/8
2019
@toddbgungoll @PolitteSandy https://t.co/bzWaVgeURK @tiffany_peltier @JoMabeeLein @bridgestyler The recommendation of the group taking the exam was setting the passing… https://t.co/59F5KAh7By @JoMabeeLein @bridgestyler @tiffany_peltier For entry-level teachers. The company ended up making a few modificatio… https://t.co/2u3v0V27Nw @JoMabeeLein @bridgestyler @tiffany_peltier The teachers in the committee had been telling OEQA and Pearson at ever… https://t.co/dAXMLctaNk @JoMabeeLein @bridgestyler @tiffany_peltier Def think some of the OSAT tests aren't appropriate for entry level tea… https://t.co/Yj1Dknk4Pw
9/30
2019
Signs of a toxic school culture: * no clear vision just division * no open dialogue * policies over people * comm… https://t.co/aDi2lSy1QA
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9/29
2019
What it feels like to be a Catholic school admin some days. 😂 @toddbgungoll @OKNatalieJ2717 https://t.co/u63kAABrAK
9/25
2019
https://t.co/3xyoFdRLvx @hgse Teachers need time during the school day to analyze data, collaborate, and make adjus… https://t.co/rfYsiCvrey
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9/24
2019
Always have your phone handy--snap a pic (no kids faces, obviously), add your school hashtag and post. Also, as an… https://t.co/WT5rcqTxRP
Retweeted by Rachel Dowell @ksedleader @alicekeeler What was the add-on? Love learning about ways to use #GAFE
9/21
2019

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