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Tech/Library teacher for K-5. Google Certified Educator, ISTE Certified Educator, passionate about tech integration/access, and student success.

1,374 Following   1,156 Followers   2,763 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/11/13


@STEAMCrandall @birdbraintech If there’s anything I can to do help, let me know! I’m up for chatting about it any time! @STEAMCrandall @birdbraintech I do! Day 1 I introduce the names of the main parts, assign kits, and have them watch… https://t.co/QRa6vxebSq @MCUSDSupe This kind of Fed behavior makes me think: So can all of the Supts and Boards across all states get toget… https://t.co/xTzkmeMlfNHey, teachers, librarians, & educators! I need to find this quintet of trilogies a new home so it’s #Giveaway time!… https://t.co/HUAjfrBAJE
Retweeted by Vanessa Witherell @SueTranchina @YouTube @DerekTranchina Looks awesome! @jenntlewis Best of luck with all of your decisions for this fall!! @jenntlewis It’s just baffling to see and hear how many people really believe that we’d rather teach from home. Man… https://t.co/ZJRf1XQARiI’m a parent & I want my daughter to be in-person at school & I am a teacher who wants to be in-person with my stud… https://t.co/cs9xSuCATi
7/8
2020
@jmattmiller Hey @4CLearning !! I’ll be checking this out!
7/5
2020
Ever need a great looking template for your Google Slides? @SlidesManiaSM is where it’s at! Not only that but there… https://t.co/0otYV0HmUp @SlidesManiaSM Oh my gosh - @4CLearning CHECK THIS OUT! I love this site for great looking Slides themes and templ… https://t.co/oE7R15amDF
7/4
2020
Hey...in case you didn’t hear this today: we’re going to be ok. Really. The kids will learn, we will teach. It won’… https://t.co/mW4kuEzbHI
7/3
2020
@Andrea_Trudeau 50. I should aim for 25, though, I like that better....
7/2
2020
@SueTranchina Going to start working on things for the video to prep for next week’s final webinar! You guys have been so helpful!When you’re going through the #GoogleCertifiedTrainer modules/skills assessment and so much of it echoes what you l… https://t.co/yiLsCeDu8y @katiejfrey No....but I would pay to play just to ride that and hangout, haha!!
7/1
2020
@katiejfrey That looks awesome!
6/25
2020
Ready for the @LEGO_Education webinar with @ideaillinois - heck yes I’ll grab some bricks! #createhttps://t.co/GQ0DqafNgh
6/24
2020
@katiejfrey @iste Looks great!!Reinforcing the need for quality PD about “why” over “how.” I’m guilty of doing a lot of HOW-TO style PD b/c I know… https://t.co/yt3AmcOoxJ
6/23
2020
@jwhitsitt Happy Anniversary!
6/11
2020
@PrincipalInce Happy 1st birthday to Aliyah!
5/29
2020
@tsuejohnson @Seesaw @ClassDojo Can’t take all the credit, the idea was hatched during a conversation @CoachWithithttps://t.co/h8G2PUzYSHAsk about favorite colors, what they’re doing outside, share about a pet, etc. Low-key = low-stress. Gives people… https://t.co/yZNW0En2BAHere’s a thought for this summer: what if we go ahead and add our parents/students NOW into whatever school-wide pl… https://t.co/t9MpeFQd3E
5/19
2020
I love that our district gives parents the supply list and next year’s teacher assignments with the final report ca… https://t.co/yxeYVhFaLB
5/17
2020
@katiejfrey @amylynne10386 @birdbraintech @microbit_edu @strawbees @KJHSBluebullets @ideaillinois I’m so excited!!… https://t.co/6WhOH9a6Tg @katiejfrey @amylynne10386 @birdbraintech @microbit_edu @strawbees @KJHSBluebullets I’d LOVE to! I also know… https://t.co/RcUGEFPJml @katiejfrey @amylynne10386 @birdbraintech @microbit_edu @strawbees @KJHSBluebullets Yeahhhh!!
5/16
2020
@4CLearning @CJHSBlueStreaks Congratulations to Travis!
5/12
2020
Our “messenger train” turned into a math practice train - why not? #edchat #iledchat #mathpractice #elementaryhttps://t.co/o6wW3l2bCV
5/11
2020
My 6 yr old and I designed a way to share notes today - so fun! https://t.co/kvzEdKHcWT
5/10
2020
Anyone else’s spouse tell them to quit yelling during @zoom_us or @google_meet meetings? Apparently I talk even lou… https://t.co/HV8TkBsk44
5/9
2020
One of our Ts has a Japan day every year with her Ss at the end of a Japan unit. They try sushi, Pocky sticks, & ma… https://t.co/MdWc8dZnrt
5/6
2020
@AlaneAdamsBooks @teachyrheartout I’ve mastered how to walk Ts through doing something digitally by having Ts share… https://t.co/nPwGxyvTUc @ShakeUpLearning https://t.co/Qk96NdMhYc @nancyoester I miss that, too. I don't mind doing work at home but I'm working where I live. I'm sitting at my kitc… https://t.co/oGJKPUEhoS @geesesupt Hopefully this can be a good trial run and time to experiment with how to do some of that. Now might not… https://t.co/y3tfHJDxhR @SamStew303 @kim_lohse4 I get that, completely. We've experienced a lot of false hope lately thinking that it'd onl… https://t.co/FhrWXu9vcO @EduOverstreet @Mschroeder6 @ideaillinois @Newsela Love it - thanks! @drkevinbrussell Love it! @amber_heffner @mrhooker I love trivia nights - I'm terrible at them but they're so fun. I'm so excited!A4: Seeing the kids IN PERSON. Of course I'm missing them in class but I love the surprise smiles and waves if they… https://t.co/yBIn70qeRp @drorzel That's so sweet <3 @YesyMSanchez Me, too! For me, it's due to ColorStreet, though. Yours looks so good! I love the colorA3: Excited to get the yearbook in their hands soon so they can look back through all of the memories. Also I’d lik… https://t.co/X3EGmS8YEG @mrsgeyer_ela Devices on silent. Man, that's extra right now. Good for you! @BrokosMusicRoom It's so hard to have kids who are learning and to do the teaching, too. My husband is an instruct… https://t.co/84DTD87Zpz @Mschroeder6 @ideaillinois @MrRodrigo5 @MrCastro112 When I ran it with my students I had about 19 families joined… https://t.co/HD3Dw8BcXQA2: I’ve been going for a walk by myself almost daily - I listen to my music or the Scrubs re-watch podcast. Nice t… https://t.co/DPfYXExDeR @Mschroeder6 I made it up because of course SO many kids love Legos and I figured it'd be a draw to get kids to joi… https://t.co/OqEZjJcd18 @tdugan75 Love the Zoom bombs - great idea!A1: As a specials teacher it’s different-students aren’t doing work for me (I support Ts instead). I’ve hosted Zoom… https://t.co/PcOECFnJ6q @andermm1 That sounds so nice!!Hi! Vanessa Witherell, tech/library teacher for United North Elementary within @UnitedCUSD304 Excited to be in th… https://t.co/8X6H7Y8UA0
5/5
2020
This one is for Nicole @4CLearning - she is incredible about sharing resources! She's an amazing collaborator and i… https://t.co/i6KlkWDKt1 @ideaillinois This one's for @MelindaFry4 - she makes the most amazing connections with her students. She motivates… https://t.co/h7HgaA4qVWDon't forget to join us tonight for #ILEdchat at 8:00 PM CST. We will focus on end of year activities and… https://t.co/rT2C9qDKOU
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5/4
2020
@alicekeelerorg I learned about this through my @ISTE #ISTEcert training thanks to @tsuejohnson and I haven’t looke… https://t.co/QHrIAEjH4tCan’t go to @WITconference this summer but I still wanted some kind of PD. Excited to start the Google Certified T… https://t.co/ADEzuGw4AH
5/3
2020
@luv2teachtech https://t.co/RL1K0ZcVr4Hey @luv2teachtech look what happened today! First was a double but the next two were singles, store-bought large e… https://t.co/J16zyfm61W
4/30
2020
Remember getting up and going to school? That was the best.
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4/28
2020
@Tommyspall @zoom_us This is hilarious
4/24
2020
@mariagalanis The daily commute is not something I anticipated my 6 yr old missing. It’s a 25 min drive for us each… https://t.co/NzzP5KeHHaJoin in for an hour of fun tomorrow!! LEGOs, challenges, chatting, sharing, ideas...so fun! @ideaillinoishttps://t.co/r40aw1ROts
4/23
2020
@4CLearning YOU’RE amazing!
4/21
2020
LEGO Live! This Thursday at 3 pm with @VWitherell and @ideaillinois! #IDEAil https://t.co/onyft9lxfv
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4/20
2020
@4CLearning @zoom_us I’ll send you the file in case you want to edit it at all!Decided to make my own version of #ZoomEtiquette It is inspired by other versions I’ve seen but geared towards K-5… https://t.co/u7srLZQ8rD @joshfunkbooks The only one in town - it’s new and GREAT! Wordsmith Bookshoppe in Galesburg, IL. They’re on FB, not Twitter.Chapter 2 of Personal & Authentic by @thomascmurray and I’m so proud to say that most of this is already happening… https://t.co/GlBx6jqYTF
4/6
2020
@4CLearning @JackieWoodson I haven’t read it - but now I can! Thank you!!
4/5
2020
@PearsonJaclyn I’m thankful we have access to our buildings but we are supposed to use that access sparingly, total… https://t.co/S7CMJKye3h
4/3
2020
@4CLearning SO thankful for the beautiful weather!!
4/2
2020
@Sharon_Julien If you have any other ideas after this, with supplies they may have at home, I’d love to hear some i… https://t.co/YYIbFrCVdQ @Sharon_Julien Of course - please do! I’m having a hard time waiting until Friday.....haha!! Will probably do an e… https://t.co/GhMBwBO1j4
4/1
2020
#LEGO #LEGOEDU @LEGO_Group @LEGO_Education @iCoachLindsay That just gave me an idea.....an IDEA kids LEGO hangout!I am SO crazy excited about this!! I posted the photo this morning at 8:30 and I’ve got 11 kids signed up already.… https://t.co/b7zA1KGgzf @4CLearning YOU are awesome! @4CLearning @RScountry Yes, thank you! Just caught that last night on FB and also Dav Pilkeys new events on Friday… https://t.co/EBkQf6XR8E
3/31
2020
@luv2teachtech It’s been fun to keep up with this - so crazy!
3/30
2020
@katiejfrey @daleyscience Awww...Katie!! ❤️❤️
3/28
2020
@khristi_k Awesome! @khristi_k Soooo what was your talent?!
3/27
2020
@ideaillinois @4CLearning Thank YOU for the chance to share and get ideas - we are all in this together! @amber_heffner @cmostyn @KStern3112 Hey @amber_heffner Really enjoyed today’s session, great points to consider as… https://t.co/DIGKFgIUTP @4CLearning @ideaillinois I caught yesterday’s recording today and will definitely be listening in on more. I love… https://t.co/BOiZpQ9y47This is my current #TeachingFromHome set up as I join in on the @ideaillinois Virtual Coaching Office Hours webinar… https://t.co/CRLgPlMynzA T I’m helping is getting this error message every time she ends a recording in @Screencastify Then the recording… https://t.co/EZkfcYswJz
3/25
2020
Join #IDEAil for FREE #IDEAcoaches Virtual Office Hours. Tomorrow's session (3/25) starts at 12:30pm CST w/… https://t.co/jCjaSYIJyP
Retweeted by Vanessa WitherellMy 6-yr old opened up #LunchDoodles with @The_Pigeon and immediately said, “Oh, it’s dress up day and I totally for… https://t.co/4sNkkLcjoj @4CLearning @RJPalacio You’re so good, Nicole!
3/24
2020
@4CLearning @goraina @CeceBellBooks Oh awesome!! Thanks!SO many great options for tomorrow! This list still growing & full of LIVE events for Ss; many events answer ?s. W… https://t.co/w4h3XyK2On
3/23
2020
@DianeDispenza Hi! No, I created a public calendar and added items to the calendar then shared a link to the calend… https://t.co/Z6c33mJTdq
3/22
2020
@4CLearning Thank YOU for sharing things I can add in! @PearsonJaclyn @ariannecostner @randomhousekids @RHCBEducators Haha....@PearsonJaclyn I know which high school you’… https://t.co/dD4otXS9ET @ariannecostner @randomhousekids @RHCBEducators In high school we were the Zippers, so naturally our mascot was a bear?!? Zippy the Bear
3/18
2020

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