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Principal of St. Margaret Mary in Omaha. Career path through MT, NE, IA, NE. Wife, mom of 4 and Creighton BlueJay fan. Opinions are my own.

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Joined Twitter 3/25/14


This heartwarming sight of 3 students playing cards today reflects our school year theme #bekindalways. Two buddie… https://t.co/XvUVAsuoIB
Retweeted by Maureen BergHere, here. https://t.co/pTvqQIamXX
10/14
2019
@ChristineMonge @sfxprincipal Agreed. We are moving toward Apple TV’s. Tchrs can move around the room, not tied to… https://t.co/hxG4zKuj1s @BarbInNebraska @sfxprincipal Hats off to our veterans, too. We are all better together.
10/12
2019
It’s about time....Textbook Adoption Was Once About ‘Going to the Right Dinner’ With Publishers. Now EdReports is D… https://t.co/132GHrqVpy
9/25
2019
Always glad to see an outstanding teacher honored at a Bishop’s Dinner. Of course the family support helped for 44… https://t.co/YGVMSCqtA3
9/24
2019
What a wonderful meal following mass of our 💯 yr. celebration. Thx to Fr. Toby for memorable entertainment.… https://t.co/35InU4tZhT
9/22
2019
A3. We can use Twitter to give an insiders view to the great things going on in our churches and schools. This was… https://t.co/e3YtWsckeFA2. I get inspiration from tweets, or links to great resources, articles, books, etc. #catholicedchatA1. Joined March 2014. Didn’t use it until I was at ICSL in Omaha about a year later and @BarbInNebraska showed me… https://t.co/6KspWS2rlEGood morning. Maureen, principal at St. Margaret Mary in Omaha. #catholicedchat
9/21
2019
A2 We need to understand why we are reaching for a digital device, and what our digital presence contributes. https://t.co/ocSYzHvNtiPerfect. This applies to educators AND students. https://t.co/ikiNWNwPMP
9/14
2019
Well said. We love our entire SMM family... https://t.co/PqPy34Jp2I
9/9
2019
Proud to be part of @SMMschoolOmaha staff. Great discussions from expert educators during our staff meeting today. #alwayslearning
9/7
2019
@406scitech I want you at my school!
8/26
2019
A7. Celebrate the good. All year long. It’s there, we just have to look for it more when we get into the “grind.” #CatholicEdChatA6 Time to feel connected. Carving out traditions like the annual Walkathon, First Friday activities,cooperative st… https://t.co/bFnzfWPlJB @jdferries We outsourced our hardware needs just recently. It’s been wonderful having trained Mac people troublesho… https://t.co/pm5hd66WIWA4. Teacher support. With the freedom to learn new ideas comes the fear of leaving old practices behind. I need t… https://t.co/CyHK6SVEfe @mrsmelva What series did you go to?A3. Focus on Daily Five and CAFE. Structured phonics. Use of collaboration in the classroom. Deeper learning in al… https://t.co/VeggTkMw0PA2 My driving statement this year has been “our language is our culture.” We need to message positive statements, c… https://t.co/JpCuBnYsPgA1 When more than one visitor or parent reported they felt a positive vibe in the school. #CatholicEdChatGood morning. Maureen, principal @SMMschoolOmaha. #CatholicEdChat
8/24
2019
8th grade teachers are jumping for joy for the school STEAM walkathon Friday, August 23! We hope all parents and gr… https://t.co/nWw7ot4BLB
Retweeted by Maureen BergAlways learning.... https://t.co/1X8RFB6xb0
8/18
2019
@mocovington That was our schedule when I taught in Montana. First week 3 days, then 4 days, then 5 days. In Neb… https://t.co/tqmy4dsFsqGood morning. Maureen from Omaha. We started mid-week, half day (on first day) for the first time in decades. I fe… https://t.co/aVl55n2sJj
8/17
2019
Our language is our culture! https://t.co/4ocXSfcdkY
8/16
2019
No wasting time in second grade. These kids are hard at work on day one of the 2019-20 school year!@SMMschoolOmaha https://t.co/mXsQaeDJssFirst day of school tradition: 8th graders walking as a group after breakfast at a local home. #bestyeareverhttps://t.co/zp7YdI2nEI
8/14
2019
A4 I want to learn how to be a better instructional coach and improve my PD sessions for the staff. #Catholicedchat @BarbInNebraska So will I!Good morning. Maureen, principal at St. Margaret Mary in Omaha. #Catholicedchat
8/10
2019
I am honored to work with the @SMMschoolOmaha staff! https://t.co/rlJYvANZR8
8/4
2019
As a young soldier, St Ignatius of Loyola, whom we remember today, thought of his own glory. But then he was attrac… https://t.co/WJ0K3hYqFW
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8/1
2019
Cooking up great culture at #ICSL2019 with @Dr_KurtNelson. Giving administrators ingredients for great schools. Th… https://t.co/lTTaDpv4b2
7/17
2019
Focused content session on Administrators and Boards: cultivating relationships for success. Leaders never stop le… https://t.co/3ZOIxnQ2gz
7/15
2019
Happy 4th of July! As we celebrate today we give thanks to all who made our freedom possible.🙏❤️ https://t.co/KRM0Zovye6
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7/4
2019
#SummerGoals https://t.co/v3ugm271JY
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7/2
2019
Memorial Park concert. Fireworks viewing from the SMM grass hill. Best fireworks ever. #Happy4thofJuly #summer.… https://t.co/RetJXnsgTT
6/29
2019
Nice story about an openness from Church leaders to embrace modern technology. Who's responsible for the USCCB's T… https://t.co/Welah6perg
6/15
2019
A community of thousands in the Catholic Church, gathered together in Omaha for mass.#ArchOmahaUnite https://t.co/iUxBB4c6UTToday’s the day! #ArchOmahaUnite with 12,000 Catholics joining me for Mass, Popple, and @JimGaffigan https://t.co/MC060R5mEt
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6/8
2019
Kids are the best. https://t.co/r5crDlQ1MH
6/2
2019
I’m in the Zone. Updated my library card, got a bestseller to read, put others on hold. Home is....A.V. Sorensen b… https://t.co/D8bn0eJhmr
5/30
2019
Bingo. https://t.co/KNUHhMJHFQ
5/27
2019
And....it’s a wrap. Another school year in the books. Thanks for a memorable one. Students: Read. Read. Read. THAT’… https://t.co/SLxYMQfDDb
5/25
2019
Great article that articulated my own observations about spelling... https://t.co/u2dIwqtnu1
5/21
2019
@mocovington That is one of my goals. Standing desks.Oops. Phonics.I’m going to work on a more intentional and structured mentoring program next year. Moving toward flexible seating.… https://t.co/AwpyJaTuOH @mocovington If the assignment is to read as much as possible, great! As for workbooks, who is progress monitoring,… https://t.co/HLMGE92bifHoping to Finish Strong! #catholicedchat
5/18
2019
These kids really lived it today. Great learning experience. https://t.co/j6nvAVTG80
5/17
2019
Great kids.they made it happen. https://t.co/ANdJAJWyTX
5/15
2019
Great idea--students helped with the data gathering! https://t.co/WAEjEmQTnHGood morning. Maureen, K-8 Principal in Omaha. Cloudy as I look through the office window. I'll take the predicted… https://t.co/JTbU0vJi8b
5/11
2019
The joyful scribbles of our future scholars—next year’s kinders at our welcome picnic. #discoverSMM @SMMschoolOmaha https://t.co/qnga9ccbIX
5/3
2019
How true. https://t.co/apKGvD00aq
4/24
2019
Connections last a lifetime....SMM alumnus, former SMM parents, current teacher and administrator in this photo.… https://t.co/jiiJULBi0uJoy in Chicago. #NCEA2019 https://t.co/OZK1ZyeqiD @TiffanieWelte @weepingwater @RalstonSchools Congratulations! Weeping Water got a gem in @TiffanieWelte
4/23
2019
Thank you, St. Margaret Mary community. https://t.co/CqHH6oi8L3 @BarbInNebraska Can’t wait!
4/17
2019
@Room113SMM Great poems. You made my day!
4/10
2019
SMM proud. Thanks, team for representing our school so well. https://t.co/qax0GLJvRf
4/6
2019
Recognize the photo, Omaha locals? Guess which city is at the top? 5 places emerging as America’s new tech hot spots https://t.co/RI7VomveXy
4/5
2019
Robotics skills applied to real life. Wonderful. https://t.co/fiLuzwfc4mTwo days ago students & staff attended Duchesne conservation wkshop. Today—ideas in action! #sustainabilityhttps://t.co/QT3et72pu2
4/4
2019
@stppLMC Kagan Cooperative Learning is my resource. I sent info via DM.
4/3
2019
It’s April 1st, the one day a year when people intentionally practice information literacy and double check their s… https://t.co/ciMpbnFUH9
Retweeted by Maureen BergThanks students from @SMMschoolOmaha for representation. I’m sure we’ll have great ideas brought back. https://t.co/dZO3bXRcJZ
4/2
2019
A2. Utility companies like to interface (Marshmallow challenge), our local zoo does school partnerships, engineeri… https://t.co/bUgfRf3Idv @ritamaeparsons PLTW is a great introduction to STREAM. The kits make it less cumbersome to plan, the projects hav… https://t.co/6Iv8xCHNF6
3/30
2019
SMMproud. Well done, eighth grade. https://t.co/B4jjNxulHR
3/29
2019
Do you remember when you joined Twitter? I do! I’ve “met”so many great people in those 5 years!… https://t.co/JLp0spDhJb
3/25
2019
So right. https://t.co/RyJelGBnlJ
3/22
2019
I think teachers are at their best, not when they are delivering a brilliantly innovative lesson... but when they a… https://t.co/Wpv7ou54el
Retweeted by Maureen BergA student's behavior usually says far more about what they’re going through than what they’re trying to put you thr… https://t.co/kX4n3QeY2o
Retweeted by Maureen BergInteresting article. Undocked Scooters May Be Telling Us Something - Catholic Research. https://t.co/J8G1rrXjtY
3/21
2019
“Leadership is not a license to do less; it is a responsibility to do more.” —Simon Sinek
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3/20
2019
Done the Nebraska way. Well done. https://t.co/oJhVE9OVPN
3/19
2019
Shoutout to all the educators who view hallway duty, bus duty, lunch duty, and any other duty over the course of th… https://t.co/hcDXb5ncgT
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3/17
2019
A2. I would label papers what they were, and have separate places for each. Turned in, graded, redos for students,… https://t.co/Z9tL7x5jEvGood morning, Maureen from Omaha. Fave teacher? Judy Stokesberry, English for only one year in high school. She w… https://t.co/hET5IQmD2j
3/16
2019
A perfect treat on Pi Day! Thank you @SMMschoolOmaha parents. ❤️ https://t.co/70Eykog9FN
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3/15
2019
It's that time of year, applicants.... 'Applying for a Teaching Position Is a Job in Itself' https://t.co/1thnqn229j via @educationweek @olalibrary Our diocese is moving us forward on systematic reading/phonics instruction programs. We’re going to learn Wilson.Some good tips here for parenting and education - 7 Ways to Tell Someone Is an Awesome Parent (and Will Raise Happy… https://t.co/Tb0DEc4Sfy
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3/9
2019
Got some inspiration going today at St. Louis Basilica Cathedral. #Lentmindset https://t.co/oxsf9c6qRIThank you for saying it well. https://t.co/8oVKhroHrh
3/6
2019
So timely. Love this self-improvement based approach to Lent. https://t.co/Kyexpw1gC8
3/4
2019
And the winner of Best Chat Category is......... #CatholicEdChat everyone have a great week! @jrschueller We used “Being a writer” program at my previous school. Out staff really liked it. @beththomas Yes, social emotional learning is also something I am excited about. And a positive based approach to discipline.A6. ELA upgrades—structured phonics program, vocabulary and writing focus. #CatholicEdChat @BarbInNebraska @ChristineMonge @PearDeck @Flipgrid @anchor @kevenrinaman Barb, I have so much to learn from you! #lucky @ksedleader I think that’s my goal as well.
3/2
2019

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