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Mom, Wife, 6th grade language arts and social studies teacher; apiring school administrator

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Amen! https://t.co/bYMVfjNvFz
12/13
2019
@OtterbacherM Love this idea for recreation! More to come! https://t.co/DTLW3aoVMFTechnique for students who are “difficult.” Go out of your way to have conversations with them and build up that… https://t.co/8xBLQE0HzE
Retweeted by kathy westerlundSo true! @OtterbacherM @CarmanSmith1 @fred https://t.co/hFecNrWzdE
11/23
2019
Thank you to all of the students and faculty at @DerbyMS for donating six carloads of food for Lighthouse's Thanksg… https://t.co/AADhuhsttr
Retweeted by kathy westerlundWe are Derby! So proud of our amazing community! #bpslearners @RachelGuinn3 @MDZLeadership https://t.co/62cD1feCLj
11/22
2019
Don’t let negativity win today. Remember it starts with you. If you are complaining you’re not leading. If you are… https://t.co/dIJ0lt8fXm
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11/12
2019
Love this —- research that supports the work my students do every day! https://t.co/WGnkoUdaCV
11/10
2019
Recognizing Derby students for acts of strong character. #bpslearners @OtterbacherM @DerbyMS @CarmanSmith1 https://t.co/zEO3xamU3p
11/8
2019
Hi! It's been almost *5* months since OTHER WORDS FOR HOME was released--yay! To celebrate the tremendous welcome J… https://t.co/UjXs2s7M4s
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10/25
2019
CVille MTSS, this is our next challenge. We must take a close look at our schedule. #csd_allmeansall @CvilleSupehttps://t.co/w8TRzxCRRL
Retweeted by kathy westerlundSpending the morning with royalty—- my BCS colleagues and ⁦@donalynbooks⁩ at #MCTE . Hands down, the Book Whispere… https://t.co/n6gzYZBg41
10/18
2019
Thinking about how we, as adults, often push kids out of graphic novels or other books filled with images and the d… https://t.co/AIVsu0eTAY
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10/11
2019
6th graders investigating Figurative Language through team stations! @OtterbacherM @RachelGuinn3 @DerbyMShttps://t.co/YGzrdgCgGz
10/8
2019
Good luck at Oakland County XC! #bpslearns https://t.co/zNb2cH8eSeWelcome Home! Thank you to our former dragons! What a great Queen performance🎼 #bpslearns @MDZLeadershiphttps://t.co/ZF2RUZ7YOo
10/4
2019
Teacher field trip! Thank you to Oakland Schools Technical Campus who hosted our DMS teachers this afternoon. We we… https://t.co/gnmpyi17Zn
Retweeted by kathy westerlundYes! Can’t wait to see you at MCTE next month! https://t.co/6UO8P0VzhFWhat an amazing afternoon. Thank you Lisa Hart! https://t.co/3IQ5JUokQQ
9/27
2019
The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful! ~ J. Taffer #letsgrowleaders
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9/12
2019
Yes, yes, and yes!!!! https://t.co/6RsXfYHNS6
9/11
2019
Go Falcons🏈 https://t.co/UbIDEg554l @MsBasgall @pennykittle @KellyGToGo Awesome!!!! Have you tried book tastings or speed book dating? Amazing things… https://t.co/FJzkEMg8aY
9/7
2019
Eating up some new delicacies .... Book Tasting gets a thumbs up from @DerbyMS 6th graders! @OtterbacherMhttps://t.co/90gy1wjCSg
9/4
2019
@KellyGToGo @TimDewar1 Of course. Can you give me an idea of what type of information interests you? Thanks!Love this!!!! https://t.co/d79WUdSvhZ @KellyGToGo @TimDewar1 6th grade teacher incorporating some of these principles. Ran a PD/book club for secondary E… https://t.co/Do3qIRSP8o
8/30
2019
Thanks @seaholmbands AND SEA for a great, musical welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. Love seeing our @DerbyMS a… https://t.co/AorcSFBP87Thank you @seaholmbands for a great start to the new year. Loved seeing our @DerbyMS Dragon Alumni! https://t.co/FW0fp0tB3g
8/27
2019
@ginapsmith Have you seen the social media campaign #clearthelistsWhat a great day at Derby. #dragonpride https://t.co/BOQFU9o1thWhat a great day for our 6th graders. Welcome to Derby! Thank you coordinators and WEB leaders!#WEBhttps://t.co/WaIRpOUuK1
8/20
2019
Gonna be a great day!!! #WEB #WereGladYoureHere https://t.co/PJ1mrhtjUt
Retweeted by kathy westerlund @RiseUpFdn @AlaneAdamsBooks 6th grade language arts class hopes to grow their classroom library:). Thank you.… https://t.co/lxXtGPlabG @LBookends @support_a_teach 6th grade language arts class working to grow our classroom library:). Thank you! ttps… https://t.co/OOUXG1hYKl @megluceth @mrskehr @support_a_teach Me, too☀️ @mrskehr @support_a_teach 🍎🍎
8/19
2019
@TheHarrisWalker I am a 6th grade language arts teacher growing our classroom library. https://t.co/INJGFxwZjm #clearthelistsSome of your colleagues might seem like they have it all together. They don’t. Everyone has struggles. Everyone… https://t.co/zOBHJR2hNf
Retweeted by kathy westerlund @codeninjas My students get 10-15 minutes in language arts class everyday to read choice books independently. Help… https://t.co/FcmkWlbuM9 @RiseUpFdn @AlaneAdamsBooks My students get 10-15 minutes in language arts class everyday to read choice books inde… https://t.co/oCX5qkLLH7 @foundations_inc My students get 10-15 minutes in language arts class everyday to read choice books independently.… https://t.co/dv2Dwcd1Nr
8/18
2019
@OtterbacherM @CarmanSmith1 @fredlcostello Great article for an all staff read to remind us all of our role with mi… https://t.co/KKRhOaRdVU
7/24
2019
This was one of my class favorites last year! https://t.co/R6Zt1KDl8z @CarmanSmith1 @MrRickMeyer @OtterbacherM What about getting some of these made for classroom doors? https://t.co/PcUOJVYczW
7/20
2019
@MrStaugaard @LMFosnaugh Congratulations! Well deserved.
7/19
2019
Yes, yes, yes.... @SupportBEF thank you! https://t.co/VmlcoCm84C
7/16
2019
@MrRickMeyer good for both MTSS and restorative practices! https://t.co/poAP2SDuI9
7/12
2019
@CarmanSmith1 @Kbahri5 @MrsSmithABC @PureMichigan Love Glen Arbor .... burgers and tots at Art’s are a mainstay for… https://t.co/q7MgNWjI73❤️ this! Thank you @JoannaMcKinney1 @hubbells @RachelGuinn3 https://t.co/tQLztinGXj
7/11
2019
@MrRickMeyer here you go! https://t.co/rdQbsF0hAuSo jealous! Wish I was there; next year for sure😊 https://t.co/mfwXvJ4xtP @CarmanSmith1 @OtterbacherM @fredlcostello Hmmmm. This might be worth looking into! I would love to attend this w… https://t.co/FPtk78CdW0 @Jamii_Hitchcock @DebGollnitz Some interesting points to discuss at ELA SALT this year! @CarmanSmith1 https://t.co/fQ8fgkapXgYes, Yes, Yes!!! @pennykittle and @KellyGToGo 180 Days is transformational! If you teach English 6-12, this along… https://t.co/dMsAF1MY5rWhether or not a student has an #IEP should not determine if they receive intervention. Any student who needs suppo… https://t.co/pdTD9nGXuN
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7/10
2019
@JoannaMcKinney1 @RachelGuinn3 @hubbells Thank you for your ongoing support. I am so lucky to call you mentors! https://t.co/BRSJuSdrmz @MrsSmithABC @AlanGratz So jealous! All of our incoming 6th graders are reading Refugee as their common summer rea… https://t.co/eLxnxpa4bx @MrsSmithABC @bmckinney5678 @nErDcampMI @GMcKinney2 @Ebrarian @Teacher_AWebb So jealous! By the time I tried to re… https://t.co/otLFrPJ4E8 @costelloskids @nErDcampMI So jealous. By the time I tried to register it was closed. Hopefully next year😉
7/8
2019
Thank you @RachelGuinn3 Amazing program. Perfect for those of us who are seasoned educators starting our journey t… https://t.co/37EDGzUpL5 @hickeygroup @CarmanSmith1 @fredlcostello @OtterbacherM This is a great opportunity to plan together as a team and… https://t.co/h9sBXJM6mk @glasr333 @EastchesterUFSD @Eagle___Nation @EmSprincipals @CSmithMo @EUFSD_ASCI @EUFSDGuidance Best wishes! You will be missed in Michigan!
7/6
2019
During Trump’s failed speech I couldn’t stop thinking about the kids on the border, and how he’s hurting them. So I… https://t.co/4HjV0a94qI
Retweeted by kathy westerlundIf you want your team to serve, serve them. If you want your people to care, care about them. If you want your team… https://t.co/uDBmJhS2yH
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7/5
2019
Great read! A perfect complement to restorative practices and continuous school improvement. https://t.co/PjybqUWxGd
7/3
2019
@Erin4511 You are going to LOVE this experience. Galileo was definitely a turning point in my journey!Lucy Calkins—“you cannot have a true PLC unless you have a TRUE shared curriculum.” #TCRWP
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6/25
2019
Love this ..... reading is reading!!! https://t.co/FCR7l1RLhrExactly! Thank you for the flowchart:)? Great visual! @CarmanSmith1 let’s hang this in the data room as a daily r… https://t.co/wkrsIP9bHm
6/24
2019
@Heckmantechman Congratulations! So nice to see you at #OCEP2019Food for thought! These are OUR kids! @CarmanSmith1 @fredlcostello https://t.co/833r0MBqrb @Jamii_Hitchcock Excited to begin the training journey in the near future😉 @RachelGuinn3 @brooks0627
6/20
2019
@ReneeMValentine @LanaSchultz33 @MrsPiontek https://t.co/sjXTiCxPgd“We measure what we treasure...Safe, Significant , Situated”... truly profoundly words by @DrJeanforkids .#2019OCECP
Retweeted by kathy westerlundWow!!! @DrJeanforkids I think this young lady is an exemplar of mental well being! Thank you for a wonderful start… https://t.co/o7U9ePvoMW @JGhiardiCoignet @LauraMTinsley She was amazing to listen to this morning @RachelGuinn3 @MDZLeadership. What a grea… https://t.co/MJp3YAYclQ
6/19
2019
Wide awake at Lamphere HS with ⁦@burgessdave⁩ #tlap https://t.co/Eujreh7nrE
6/18
2019
After reading many articles defending graphic novels, I have added many to our classroom library this year thanks t… https://t.co/LkHdguH8Aa
6/16
2019
The bitter sweet end of school feelings have set in. It's always hard to let one set of students go when you know… https://t.co/3S1gwGpl3f
6/15
2019
Thank you Mrs. Kmiec and congratulations to our newest NJHS inductees. You make us proud!!! @DerbyMShttps://t.co/ci4Cin9g89
6/5
2019
@CarmanSmith1 ????? https://t.co/00u39yveGO
6/2
2019
Way to go Derby Dragons! https://t.co/aMLe4wvYTk
6/1
2019
The essential qualities of a Servant Leader; L Listening E Empathizing A Acting with awareness D Dedicating time fo… https://t.co/tHTxDGAFmF
Retweeted by kathy westerlund @joedudaLMS Couldn’t help but think of your 8th graders and their deep learning around recycling. Your team’s proj… https://t.co/GJ36NWN9iE @MrsSmithABC @BirminghamPS @skefgen @Kbahri5 Thank you @MrsSmithABC.
5/29
2019
@MDZLeadership @RachelGuinn3 @BirminghamPS @RachelGuinn3 Thank you so much for all of your encouragement and suppor… https://t.co/BHZUPsjOlW
5/25
2019
Enjoying dinner after a great day of Music at the Grand Hotel. Derby 8th graders. @DerbyMS @JoannaMcKinney1https://t.co/2kv9SGQs6b
5/22
2019
Heading over to Mackinac Island with @DerbyMS 8th grade music students for professional clinics at the Grand Hotel!… https://t.co/EgJ3JAZZof
5/21
2019
A1. Children who do not read much over the summer may lose up to three months of learning, and this loss is cumulat… https://t.co/mosPY5RFpq
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5/17
2019
@CarmanSmith1 @JoannaMcKinney1 @fredlcostello What a great idea! Maybe an activity for 6th graders during A2 next… https://t.co/acuCRQkrHS
5/15
2019
@MrsSmithABC @DerbyMS Thanks!
5/14
2019
I consider this the highest compliment! Thank you to all of the @DerbyMS mothers who make my daily work much easie… https://t.co/Uco5kEmA2y
5/13
2019
@BirminghamPS @Jamii_Hitchcock Congratulations! Well deserved!
5/4
2019
Cassius Winston is graduating this week with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising Management. So yes, he's complete… https://t.co/gYtXI1oUvr
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5/3
2019
Love this..... https://t.co/nxiCaQddzf
4/28
2019
@cwesttt3 We must see this in Chicago this summer. #summerinternship #Chicagointhesummer https://t.co/vMycodaa4Y @docsmatthews @msamsanchez @NoviEdFound @SupportBEF @MDZLeadership What a great idea for a bash item for next year:)It’s Superintendent Sub Day! Today @msamsanchez gets an afternoon off courtesy of the @NoviEdFound! So wish me luck… https://t.co/vMJ2RWkCFh
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4/27
2019
Admin, You can add & update all the technology, textbooks, and testing you want. But It’s the Teacher who makes the… https://t.co/Jh1XpitV2j
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4/20
2019

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