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Mom of 2, Proud Chicagoan, M. ED in ESL, M. ED in Dual LangTeacher Leadership, EL Specialist for CPS, Advocate, Emergent Bilingual, NBCT

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Joined Twitter 9/7/14


It’s my first day as an Assistant Principal 😬🥳 Although I’m working from my living room, I’m just as excited and g… https://t.co/QAxLE8CBoZ
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7/7
2020
I don’t need leadership lessons from Donald Trump.
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6/27
2020
My latest article shifts the focus of the expansion of dual language education away from gentrifying neighborhoods… https://t.co/y3Pi7HGIbR
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5/9
2020
@catsarewitches My heart is breaking. I am wishing them all peace.
5/5
2020
I've always said that if I were to get on @tiktok_us it had to be for something REALLY special. Today is the day. G… https://t.co/a4MdoT9ggz
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4/30
2020
Nebraska has Multilingual packets for Ss at levels 1 & 2 in their English development. ¡Mil gracias!… https://t.co/Bkiah66OBp @Kate_Kloepper @BatemanES How are you doing? This must be Q1. Love this.❤️
4/23
2020
Needed this today. ❤️⁦@msrachelhollis⁩ https://t.co/7vphhdRHArAfter pairs of Ss go into their separate Google Meet rooms, they watch a welcome video together. Then they collabor… https://t.co/roMrFgBDeS
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4/22
2020
After four weeks of online/remote teaching, the most effective and essential thing I have done was to call every st… https://t.co/wBYFi1RDvp
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4/20
2020
@pernilleripp I wish the same for you both. Thank you.❤️ @pernilleripp Daughter is 18 and was denied a test also. She has fever, cough, and nausea. She has no appetite. She… https://t.co/KRMaWEK8oT
4/12
2020
@JimmyButler Your greatest fan, my son, turns 16 on May 18th. He drew this. Can you send him some love? His name is… https://t.co/f0oEk4RYnFToday is Saturday. Proof: https://t.co/fN99Pptehq
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻This is our chance to define a new version of normal...to only bring back what works for us, what makes our lives r… https://t.co/kmgkwCrr1C
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻English Central, Which I Think Is THE Most Engaging Online Site For ELLs, Lets Teachers & Students Use It For Free… https://t.co/f19ICl77BE
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4/11
2020
@MaestraOlivia All the things we are missing...it is natural to be bummed. I miss tater tots and beer with you. @LaDraMancilla Felicidades, Lorena. Your abuelita is so proud.
4/9
2020
La alcaldesa de la ciudad,@LightfootForChi, firmó una orden ejecutiva que habilitará fondos para ayudar a inmigrant… https://t.co/hGvsRZ73S8
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻A2 Two specific ways Ts are supporting ELs that I have heard are by dropping off learning packets on doorsteps and… https://t.co/TTJlsvEAfa
4/8
2020
If I catch you on the lakefront, it will be deleted. #StayHomeSaveLives https://t.co/cgjZb9ViXM
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4/5
2020
Best mayor ever. https://t.co/gKPpCIupKM
4/4
2020
@amyk_1107 @NikForPhxEl @alicekeeler @zoom_us Go back to the original invite in your google calendar and click on t… https://t.co/rCa9jk12Tm
4/3
2020
@amyk_1107 @NikForPhxEl @alicekeeler @zoom_us You have to go back into the invite and edit to take out the hangouts… https://t.co/X4TunaAsOa
4/2
2020
Understanding Coronavirus for Kids https://t.co/4EsjLLx0h9 @PrincipalManaen @PrincipalKWelsh @Kate_Kloepper @MarieHammer @PrincipalGamble @coorsrw @principalMirahttps://t.co/E1H7bfDzSI
3/27
2020
Brilliant https://t.co/vppKEQEfQ7
3/26
2020
@thnorfar Grades are not being given but learning opportunities are there for those who need and can access. How eq… https://t.co/EliMIyK3nE
3/22
2020
Cleaned out daughter’s dorm yesterday. She is smiling but we all felt the pain. https://t.co/MFFZyJSV9A
3/21
2020
@mradamwelcome Upped my daily run from 2.5 to 3 miles today. If that is all I can control right now, I am all in on my health.
3/19
2020
Are you looking for online #resources in #Spanish for your children/students enrolled in a #duallanguagehttps://t.co/MDpJ9WJWW8
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3/18
2020
No sports. No work. Lots of time. Will we have a generation boom 9 1/2 months from now? My daughter coined it #coronaboomershttps://t.co/N80c1tSSxE
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻🥰Muchisimas gracias, Emily. Las preguntas se pueden dirigir en español o en inglés o en translanguaging. Cómo usted… https://t.co/gnNJls3dJQ
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻Dream job https://t.co/vqNKQldrDtLet’s integrate language, literacy, content & social emotional learning into every lesson in English & Spanish. Bal… https://t.co/8pe2BFgRsB
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3/14
2020
I noticed the frustration some teachers were having when it came to #writing and #ELLs 📒Using "… https://t.co/NPfZVlSBDU
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2/22
2020
@ChiPubSchools @lkniskern The best“If you know how to find resources, you can be a big help to parents.” Family and Community Engagement manager… https://t.co/r19orb3oWA
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2/20
2020
Loving this infographic from @MaestraOlivia. https://t.co/jhOxTRliXk
2/2
2020
@HES_Leader I can’t imagine what you are going through. You are not alone.
1/28
2020
@CarrieHepburn How can we undo the damaging trend of leveled libraries?
1/26
2020
@MaestraOlivia @TWSeido Congratulations 🎈🍾CPS teachers are showing how easy it is to differentiate using WIDA Can Do Descriptors at Saturdays with OLCE. ⁦… https://t.co/X1MQOZf0fx
1/25
2020
Yes, yes you do. Kindergarten wisdom. https://t.co/69Dy1ngJTy
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1/18
2020
Getting ready lead a PLC to plan for differentiation for our ELs. ⁦@OLCE_CPS⁩ ⁦⁦@WIDAConsortium⁩ #equity https://t.co/MYi3QjsPUl
1/15
2020
Repeat offenders: and so but then Great idea💡 https://t.co/fnpntdClqS
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1/14
2020
I made some #ACCESS memes for my district newsletter to lighten the mood... @WIDAConsortium #ELLshttps://t.co/TYXHYL2YTE
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1/13
2020
@JonGordon11 #OneWord2020 BREAKTHROUGH
1/2
2019
@JamesClear @BarackObama I just started this book and I love it! Habit stacking is my favorite idea for 2020. @SherryTeacher @MsSalvac @Larryferlazzo @ValentinaESL @Toppel_ELD @TanELLclassroom @AndreaHonigsfel @tonyvincent On… https://t.co/Fr3YaSKAZk @claribel716 @calderonexc @ABCD2SCo @VelazquezPress Great resource for targeted ESL and contrastive analysis. ¡Gracias!
12/29
2019
@catsarewitches She saved them as further evidence of how worksheets are a completely irrelevant tool to measure much of anything. 🤮 @calderonexc This is helpful for the summer book club I would like to host in Chicago. Thank you!Season' reading: https://t.co/TeZyqXcccU https://t.co/Wvv8lZchuw
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻 @LizNatallie Absolutely. Will organize in May and kick off in June. Thank you!
12/28
2019
@maritererbellas @BruzzeseKarina @kidworldcitizen I know that fountain! Beautiful. @calderonexc I would love your participation @calderonexc. You will be the first invite via Google Classroom. ¡Gracias!I would love to use this book for a summer book club using Google Classroom and Twitter. https://t.co/3eneC5PA0J @MrsSpinasClass @ValentinaESL I love a Staedtler pen and envelopes cut in half and glued down as pockets for additional notes and resources.
12/27
2019
If you love #Seidlitz7Steps as much as I do, check out these preprinted sticky notes for step 1: Teaching Student W… https://t.co/r7WEqRkA4Q
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻 @WorldChanger31 A native Spanish speaker described apapachar to me as hugging someone who really needs love in that… https://t.co/k5fbGUIqvSEnglish Language Learners making posters for their classrooms about key words with pictures and student friendly de… https://t.co/ADbeemAHaz
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻 @WorldChanger31 Learn my favorite word en español...apapachar.❤️
12/21
2019
Bravo! Arturo’s parents immigrated to Chicago from Mexico. He’s the first in the family to go to college & 1 of on… https://t.co/lEV0L8C3XX
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12/20
2019
The deadline for the #WIDAstandards public input survey has been extended! You now have until January 20, 2020 to r… https://t.co/kLfLjRTfcM
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12/17
2019
@Mr_Brilla Just subscribed to Harvard Edcast. Great way to learn while driving.https://t.co/qn0iBMs8wt - Periódicos de alrededor del mundo. New Kid is on my list already. Here are 12 other books… https://t.co/d7rcDYJUaK
12/15
2019
While this news is powerful, how many of these English Learners were supported to maintain their native language an… https://t.co/mL9J1hAL89
12/12
2019
@PaidinAppls My problem with TpT is how Ts use it. Sunday night TpT surfing to “find” something is not a great repl… https://t.co/g0GT5C8TSzDon't tell your students to just breathe. Use strategies that help them regulate their body and get their mind focu… https://t.co/ZFjKRpLGke
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻 @saldanact Great advice. Thank you.
12/8
2019
Good morning! It’s Friday! Here’s a short list of some of my most recent follows that you should be following too:… https://t.co/RUnCjKFVjX
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻 @soutomanning @DrJonathanRosa @nelsonlflores There is no “proper” version of a language. Let’s respect all language… https://t.co/4yPdf7rpqgSo happy to have so many join in to examine the connections in teaching & supporting our #multilingual & #LGBTQ+ co… https://t.co/PdahC13vCt
Retweeted by Karen Téllez🌻 @WorldChanger31 ¡Que fantástico! Felicidades.
12/6
2019
@MrsSaid17 I think the power is in the MPIs. That is what I mean. Unclear. @dashendric Just sent but formatting is off. I will share on laptop tomorrow. @dashendric Absolutely. Send me email. @judiehaynes Veteran Ts have the same issue. @ldstallings @howardcristiane @michelleshory I attended a very helpful session at WIDA 2019 about speaking test fro… https://t.co/HEvrHmo7lvA5 Our office created an online spreadsheet for the Can Do Name Charts that generates the Can Do Descriptors on the… https://t.co/4XdAbMk9xgA4 marrying content and language teaching and learning is a shift that takes time and fidelity for Ts. Many have t… https://t.co/WjLNZPVMZ0 @acammilleri @LenaGT I am reviewing one set of standards right now. I shared with friends also.A3 The 5 WIDA language standards clearly explain how language interesects with content. There is a language of ELA,… https://t.co/n3N11rRIEQA3 I love how the WIDA Standards raise awareness that language standards are as important as CCSS, NGSS, SEL, etc. #ELLCHAT @judiehaynes Yes. Some Ts are using the Can Do Descriptors, while others are using MPIs. They tell me time and time… https://t.co/KAZJKRzNnMA2 Teachers are still unclear, at least in Chicago, as to how to effectively marry content and WIDA language standa… https://t.co/Qc8Z9Arw2lA2 My greatest concern right now is equity in the assessment of ELs. #ELLCHATHello from Chicago! This is the first time I have been able to join. Karen, EL Specialist, Chicago Public Schools. #ELLCHATA5. That is my FAVORITE shift for PBL. I facilitated and supported in any way I could, but then I got out of the wa… https://t.co/o29m9Rz3EFA4. Here is a rubric created with students. How could we add collaboration? #LearnLAP https://t.co/k8ELqoHHI1A3. 2 criteria that we worked on was to reach out to an "expert" for advice/consultation and to ensure that the fin… https://t.co/tkJOMyBiUt @the_gifted_guy @Mr_ESievert I think collaboration can come from reaching out to the community and/or experts to wo… https://t.co/Q1cWyQ0R7SA2. I think PBL is more about taking a question/problem, exploring possible solutions, and taking one of them out t… https://t.co/TCqnzyYXH1A2. STUDENT AGENCY is the number one difference between projects and PBL IMO. #LearnLAPEL shifts to ML...love this. https://t.co/2ozIKqe2mAA1: Project-based learning is a pedagogical philosophy that places Ss in control of their learning. Projects are en… https://t.co/3ijwWOuKOQHello! Karen, EL Specialist, Chicago Public Schools. Happy to be here. #LearnLAP
12/3
2019

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