#mnlead Archive

A Twitter chat for leaders and learners. Sunday evenings at 7:00 CT.

Sunday July 23, 2017
8:00 PM EDT

  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:00 PM EDT
    Welcome to #MNlead Please introduce yourself. Tonights topic is STEM/STEAM. @korytellers
  • participatechat Jul 23 @ 8:00 PM EDT
    Participate in the upcoming #mnlead by sharing resources and collaborating at https://t.co/AQiIE8qOan
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:00 PM EDT
    Jen Hegna - Tech Director in Byron MN. Beautiful MN day today! #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:00 PM EDT
    Justin, Elem Principal. Hope everyone is having a great, relaxing summer! #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:01 PM EDT
    Tonight from different time zones @korytellers and I are co-moderating. All of this started on a VOXER chat. #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:01 PM EDT
    Please introduce yourself and let us know how your summer is going. #MNLead
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:01 PM EDT
    #mnlead Sara, MN, out of school time professional
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:01 PM EDT
    I would say it was a very long, ongoing Voxer chat. :) #MNLead
  • JennyWamsley Jul 23 @ 8:01 PM EDT
    #mnlead oops forget the hashtag
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Part 1: Helpful summary about #STEM. #MNLead https://t.co/8OQDVwpOuD
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Welcome! Glad you are here! #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Thanks for joining us, Justin! #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Busy summer. 296 kids enrolled in my building for summer program #mnlead
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Hello, #mnlead! We're happy to drop in tonight :)
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Rich, joining from NJ/PA. Glad to be here with the #MNlead crew tonight! Excited to talk #STEM #STEAM
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Mindy, MS Music+ , a music class that integrates other subjects including STEM #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:02 PM EDT
    Glad to have you here, Rich! #MNLead
    In reply to @RACzyz
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Part 2: Helpful summary about #STEM. #MNLead https://t.co/8OQDVwpOuD
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Whoop! Whoop! Thanks for joining in! #MNLead
    In reply to @PledgeCents
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Hello, #mnlead, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. Back from 4 weeks of travel. Back @ work tomorrow. My view this past week.
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Wow! How many weeks does the summer program go? #MNLead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Thx! Glad to be here. Always some gr8 learning happening as a part of #MNlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    :-) always room to learn and share! #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Alyson from Kansas City. I teacher third graders! #mnlead
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:03 PM EDT
    Kelly here, elem librarian, Charleston SC + very interested in STEM Ed in the school library! #MNLead
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    Mindy from ZED, autism & behavior consultant. Don't know much about STEM, but interested from parent role. #mnlead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    Hey Rich, getting excited for your book. Keep the good tweets coming. I can see there will be plenty of insights and resources. #mnlead
    In reply to @RACzyz
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    John Miller, Head of an international American school in Mexico City. Took a whole week off between jobs! #NoRestForTheWeary #MNLead
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    Christie, librarian. I read Hidden Figures & The Girl Who Drank the Moon this week. #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    Welcome! Glad you are here! I know you had a ton of fun at #EdCampSurfIA on Thursday! #MNLead
    In reply to @JennyWamsley, @sbosch_spps
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    And I'm in Ohio, where it's been raining most of the day 🌧🌧🌧#MNLead
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    Jim Smith. Forest Lake, MN but sitting in a motel in Grants, New Mexico. Working with BIE educators for a few days. #mnlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:04 PM EDT
    Welcome! Glad you can join us! #MNLead
    In reply to @cburke, @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:05 PM EDT
    I just finished reading Hidden Figures. How was The Girl Who Drank the Moon? Who is it about? #MNLead
    In reply to @cburke, @korytellers
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:05 PM EDT
    Bret, Elementary Principal in Lakeville,Mn. Glad to see all the ppl dropping on for this great STEM discussion. @korytellers #mnlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:05 PM EDT
    Good for you! Almost finished! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:05 PM EDT
    Are you a BIE facilitator? #mnlead
    In reply to @MrDataGuy
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:05 PM EDT
    Back to work tomorrow already??? #mnlead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    Whispering, "And STEAM too." :) #MNLead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    Nice pics Mark. Were you back up near Ely? #mnlead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    That's funny! We're in the dog days for sure. #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    Excited to have you here tonight. I'm sure your perspective will add to the discussion. #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    Thx! Plenty to come. #MNlead
    In reply to @bretdom
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    So glad you can join in tonight! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    This has been a great summer - more to come!!! #mnlead
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:06 PM EDT
    No, I am doing assessment development through Solution Tree #mnlead
    In reply to @jenhegna
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:07 PM EDT
    Love being in Northern Minnesota. Those pine trees are good for the soul. #MNLead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:07 PM EDT
    Busy bee, dedicated leader. :) #mnlead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:07 PM EDT
    Welcome Mindy! Glad you could join us tonight! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:07 PM EDT
    Mindy, excited to learn about STEAM from your perspective. What grades do you teach? #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:07 PM EDT
    This year's Newbery winner. Fantasy abt ... hmm, memory and magic and family and sorrow and hope. It's lovely. #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @korytellers
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
    Q1: What is an example of great STEM or STEAM that you have taught, seen, or supported? What made it great? How do you know? #MNLead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
    Or maybe even finding problems no one is looking for? #mnlead
    In reply to @RACzyz
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
    Hi there #mnlead and thank you @sbosch_spps for inviting me!
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
    6-8 #MNlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
    I am a K-5 science prep specialist in St. Paul. #MNLead
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:09 PM EDT
    #mnlead Shameless plug - squishy circuits. Know it's great because it is good for all ages!
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:09 PM EDT
    Kristin, I love your graphic to introduce yourself! Pirate Ship is a great touch. #scitlap #MNLead
    In reply to @daleyscience
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:09 PM EDT
    I so need to create one of these graphics! I have noticed others using them in other chats! Cool idea! #mnlead
    In reply to @daleyscience, @sbosch_spps
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:09 PM EDT
    So true!!! #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:09 PM EDT
    A1: #mnlead forgot chat protocol.
    • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:09 PM EDT
      #mnlead Shameless plug - squishy circuits. Know it's great because it is good for all ages!
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    A1: Teamed up with first graders to make tallest structure. Teamwork and problem solving skills! Collaboration made it successful!#mnlead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
      Q1: What is an example of great STEM or STEAM that you have taught, seen, or supported? What made it great? How do you know? #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    What types of lessons would you recommend with the Squishy Circuits? #MNLead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    Welcome! Don't forget to add the #MNLead hashtag to your tweets!
    In reply to @JulianaTDotson, @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    Awesome! How did you know it was great? #MNLead
    In reply to @AlysonFortney
  • TechAngieAriza Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    A1: Our district holds a #gisdsteam event every year! All schools across the district participate. #MNlead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
      Q1: What is an example of great STEM or STEAM that you have taught, seen, or supported? What made it great? How do you know? #MNLead
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    A1) Last winter observed a 4th grade teacher engaging students in geocaching activities outside on a beautiful, snowy winter day. #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:10 PM EDT
    A1: Being in a STEM school, I see it daily. Real-world integr, growth mindset, & deep ?. Seeing lrng experiences deepen each year #MNLead
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:11 PM EDT
    #mnlead intro to conducting/insulating properties. Series/parallel.
    In reply to @korytellers
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:11 PM EDT
    A1 Bridge building. S's needed to research different types then build their own w certain material then test. They loved it!#mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:11 PM EDT
    Squishy circuits are great! I have one set. Kids ran off to a closet so they could see lights better. #MNLead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • edmodo Jul 23 @ 8:11 PM EDT
    Come see Edmodo’s Best New Features for the New School Year! https://t.co/gS5tbjrd2C #engagemore #BacktoSchool @edmodo #mnlead
    In reply to @woodard_julie, @edmodo
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    What grade level was this done with? #MNLead
    In reply to @bretdom
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    A1 Really dove into STEM this year with new PS content. Ss helped shape lesson too. Thermal Energy! #mnlead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    No shame. Our kids love them. #mnlead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    WOW! What goes on at the event? #MNLead
    In reply to @TechAngieAriza
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    A1 Young Makers club for 3-5 graders met weekly. #MNLead
  • JulianaTDotson Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    Thanks! I'm new to Twitter so feel free to help me out when necessary!πŸ˜€ #mnlead #edt5335
    In reply to @korytellers, @sbosch_spps
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    A1: 3q in 140? Best #stem was Ss building greenhouse out of repurposed materials. Kids used free time to complete. #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    I've never geocached in the snow. Very cool. How did you know it was working? #MNLead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    I'd love to know the logistics of that! #mnlead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
    A1: Engagement = success. Students were engaged in problem solving discussions and critical thinking! #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:13 PM EDT
    How long have you worked at a STEM school? Do you see any benefit to all schools becoming STEM schools? #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:13 PM EDT
    Kids were cooperating, helping each other, having fun and so was the principal! #mnlead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:12 PM EDT
      I've never geocached in the snow. Very cool. How did you know it was working? #MNLead
      In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:13 PM EDT
    Sounds amazing. Can you share an everyday example? I'm not in a STEM school. I am an ISLAND science teacher in my building. #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:13 PM EDT
    We had our 5th graders doing this.The next part included how much weight it could hold. The twist was addition of a fan. Wind effect #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:13 PM EDT
    Will do! We are glad you joined us! Twitter chats are a great way to get to know others here on Twitter. #MNLead
    In reply to @JulianaTDotson, @sbosch_spps
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:14 PM EDT
    A1:4th gr Ss worked w Ss in India to build solar powered light sources 2 ship 2 India. Awesome learning exp! #MNLead https://t.co/kc0PLxrehV
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:14 PM EDT
    Conduction & Insulation are really big ideas about Energy! They lead to cool engineering projects too! #MNLead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas, @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:14 PM EDT
    #MNLead
    • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:13 PM EDT
      3 years. Yes, if all staff are invested in it. It's all about mindset and dedication.
      In reply to @korytellers
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:14 PM EDT
    5th graders doing perspective - author's perspective in reading, artist perspective in art, and opinion writing (your perspective) #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • SupAnger Jul 23 @ 8:14 PM EDT
    A1) Working w IBM scientists building structures to withstand earthquakes #mnlead
  • angelamirretti Jul 23 @ 8:14 PM EDT
    How did you come up with that idea? How did you get connected? #mnlead
    In reply to @RACzyz
  • massignmenthelp Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    Tips for Living with Roommate in College Life https://t.co/hcwv4xiJ7l #mnlead #nbtchat #titletalk #vedchat
  • AssignmentHelpN Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    A Writer’s Guide to Difference Between Editing and Proofreading https://t.co/wq0uN2NDPQ #mnlead #nbtchat #titletalk #vedchat
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    Yes... Inquiring minds want to know @jm_kiel #MNlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jm_kiel, @jm_kiel
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    At NSTA I saw a T team up with Civil Engineer. He was a guest speaker and visited a few times during a similar project. #MNLead
    In reply to @bretdom, @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    What is it about the mindset and dedication that teachers need? #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    A1) I have seen quite a few. Nice one at end of last year was @mrpollockBms having his kids re-design the school's courtyard. #mnlead
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    Ss chose activities ie 3D printing, robotics, marble maze, crafting + kept a journal. #MNlead
  • TechAngieAriza Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
    Check this out! https://t.co/ikozllFFdq https://t.co/P3Gf09XdtJ #MNLead #steam
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:16 PM EDT
    A1: 1 fave I taught was ok music&Health. Researched brain &music, did experiment, made podcasts https://t.co/iZMtZA2Idt #MNLead
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:16 PM EDT
    Check out the blog post! Connected through @LevelUpVillage s help! Awesome experience for Ss! https://t.co/kc0PLxrehV #4OCF #mnlead
    In reply to @angelamirretti, @LevelUpVillage
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:16 PM EDT
    Tch need ownership. It's all about shifting your mindset as an educator & a person. And there is never a right answer... you evolve #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • angelamirretti Jul 23 @ 8:16 PM EDT
    Thank you! #mnlead
    In reply to @RACzyz, @LevelUpVillage
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    That sounds like all Arts,- Amazing Integration! Amazing Coordination of teachers? Is it STEM? - curious is the focus integration #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    #mnlead
    • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:16 PM EDT
      Wow! Time limits, participant limit? Drop in?
      In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    To me this sounds like any school. Do you think it's different in a STEM school? #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    I would guess they have an accepting mindset coming into it as well? If they don't want to do it ...they don't apply? or transfer? #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jm_kiel
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    The best #stem Ts have #limitless #curiosity & enjoy process as much as product (if not more #mnlead
    • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:15 PM EDT
      What is it about the mindset and dedication that teachers need? #MNLead
      In reply to @jm_kiel
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    A1) I love where incorporate process of review, adjust, revise then present to others for feedback. #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    That example would probably be more integration... but the growth mindset, questioning, & prob solving lead to STEAM! #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    You would think, but sometimes it is not that easy for Ts to move around in schools. #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @jm_kiel
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:17 PM EDT
    This is AWESOME! #mnlead πŸ‘ πŸ‘- πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘
    In reply to @SupAnger
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    Q2: Is STEM always engineering? Does STEM have to be integrated? Does STEM need the engineering design process to e called STEM? #MNLead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    Very much so! #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    Justin - was this a new school? #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jm_kiel
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    Exactly! #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    A1: we also did make your own speaker for a phone. Measured change in decibels https://t.co/KxyLtpEY7i #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    YES. A very important part of STEM and a life skill. #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    OK, so that's what I want to know-why and how is it different? #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
    No - one of our elementary schools. We are moving into a new building in August! #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:19 PM EDT
    And to clarify, I think all Ts need to feel ownership in any school setting. #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:19 PM EDT
    LOVE this. Was there science of sound + music + engineering? #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:19 PM EDT
    Think about that!!! Community connection, real life ppl sharing, kids get the access=inspiration. That makes a HUGE difference. #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @korytellers
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:19 PM EDT
    A2) I think there should be some engineering, designing & integrating subject areas when you are focusing on STEM learning. #mnlead
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    A2 Contemplated this question for awhile, but I think yes to all. It's definitely the anchor. #mnlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    So, did Ts have a choice in being there then? #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel, @jenhegna
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    Very much so. Staff need to believe in a growth mindset to work in a STEM setting.... mistakes are learning! #MNLead
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    1hr/week, regular members, selected by teachers. Great teamwork & learning for Ss & me! #MNlead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • JulianaTDotson Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    I think that's the best teachers in general. #edt5335 #mnlead
    In reply to @mexusmx
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    Yes. They had an option to transfer out #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jenhegna
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    A2: The act of making something or bringing something about is engineering, so I think it covers a broad scope of projects. #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
      Q2: Is STEM always engineering? Does STEM have to be integrated? Does STEM need the engineering design process to e called STEM? #MNLead
  • TechAngieAriza Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    A1: @BeaverMST_Stars holds a #steam school every Friday! All kids look forward to it #choice #StuVoice #MNLead
  • angelamirretti Jul 23 @ 8:20 PM EDT
    A2 yes it needs engineering, but engineering can take on numerous forms & styles - I wld think creativity, design, and prob solving #mnlead
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    That sounds awesome. I am putting this on my fall to-do list...for before/after school time! #mnlead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    I'm wondering if a school is great, if T have a central theme and a mindset for growth. Maybe the theme doesn't matter? #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jm_kiel
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    A2: NOOO!At least not in my world.Anything that integrates a stem topic into what I do becomes stem.Also about problem solving etc. #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:18 PM EDT
      Q2: Is STEM always engineering? Does STEM have to be integrated? Does STEM need the engineering design process to e called STEM? #MNLead
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    A2: Some Teachers using canned "STEM" lessons are missing the point entirely! Read the post 1st! https://t.co/zVxFqB8YT6 #MNLead #4OCF
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    This happened during school hours? #MNLead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905, @jpkidsco_plsas
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    Love that excitement! The BEST kind of learning... :) #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @jpkidsco_plsas
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
    A2 Eng. process is abt iterative learning; so is standard sci method & (not incidentally) inquiry method of info mgmt. (1/ ) #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
    Yes! Bridge building is time-tested, because it really is a fantastic #STEM activity! #mnlead
    In reply to @bretdom
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
    Yes! That is what I am thinking too! #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @jm_kiel
  • SupAnger Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
    A2) Because engineering involves designing and creating it opens the door for a wide array of learning opportunities #mnlead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
    A2) I would hope that projects would have Ss create, design, or make - BUT I HAVE seen some great ELA projects without the S or M. #mnlead
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
    That's really awesome! How did they incorporate it into the lesson? Would love to hear more! #mnlead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
    So, your definition is it's STEM if there are 2 topics integrated and one of them is science technology engineering or math. #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex
  • bbray27 Jul 23 @ 8:23 PM EDT
    A2. The #designthinking & #UDL planning tool brings makerspaces to #STEM & #STEAM @jackiegerstein https://t.co/EqPZ9XnF4H #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:23 PM EDT
    But they had technology and engineering? #STEM ? #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:23 PM EDT
    A2- Great ? In a good STEAM setting, the lines between are all blurred to create deep, authentic, engaging learning! #MNLead
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:23 PM EDT
    Meetings were during school (club time) ~12Ss in each 5th & 3-4 club. #MNlead
    • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:21 PM EDT
      This happened during school hours? #MNLead
      In reply to @kellyanne1905, @jpkidsco_plsas
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  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:23 PM EDT
    A2 At its root, STEM is about a way of thinking, to logically answer Qs & discover new ones. Call it what you want. :) (2/2) #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    Thank you! #mnlead
    In reply to @daleyscience
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    #MNLead you are amazing tonight. I'm asking so many follow up questions because I want to learn. My perspective is my role as a science T.
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    Yes, for a STEM topic.For STEM mindset I think it's more about the thinking process. So it could be STEM process w/no STEM topic #MNlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    And just about every kid has seen a bridge. Learning is perfect for groups bc they all know something abt it. Scaffold from there. #mnlead
    In reply to @PledgeCents
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    Thanks for saying that was a great ? @sbosch_spps and I worked for a really long time coming up w/them! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel, @sbosch_spps
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    Awesome! Used to teach that at my last school placement. We used FOSS, what do you use? #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
    AGREED. You cataogorize something as PBL and it puts it in a silo. Want all students to have opp to create! Now opens doors. #mnlead
    In reply to @RACzyz
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    What would you call the #STEM mindset? #MNLead
    • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:24 PM EDT
      Yes, for a STEM topic.For STEM mindset I think it's more about the thinking process. So it could be STEM process w/no STEM topic #MNlead
      In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    A2 Young Makers also enjoyed reverse engineering, predicting then taking things apart ie wind-up cars. #MNLead
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    Yes. Authenticity is πŸ”‘!!! #mnlead
    In reply to @jm_kiel
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    2 or more sounds right to me. Let the project lead not the # of letters.. Just make sure u r making as many connections as possible #mnlead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:22 PM EDT
      So, your definition is it's STEM if there are 2 topics integrated and one of them is science technology engineering or math. #MNLead
      In reply to @MindyEssex
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    True! Tap into real-world experiences, and sprinkle in some collaboration. Sounds like a good recipe ;) #mnlead
    In reply to @bretdom
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    I think for so many schools it's always challenging to find a "good" time for Ss to be out of regular classroom.Core time is valued. #MNLead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • JulianaTDotson Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    Great graphic...applies across the board. #edt5335 #mnlead
    In reply to @bbray27, @jackiegerstein
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    Yes. Students could choose to create with technology or no technology at all. #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
    It's true. It's true. #mnlead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:26 PM EDT
    Anyone work with Project Lead the Way? #mnlead
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:26 PM EDT
    A1: We really love @withpiper! Great opps for Ss to build & program their own tech! #mnlead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:08 PM EDT
      Q1: What is an example of great STEM or STEAM that you have taught, seen, or supported? What made it great? How do you know? #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:27 PM EDT
    Adding a question-as Ss get older do think it's still valued to keep lessons STEM/STEAM or do they need to be separate to dig deepr? #MNLead
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:27 PM EDT
    A2: stem should always be inquiry. Which leads to planning an investigation or designing a solution to a problem. #MNlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:27 PM EDT
    T facilities, hands on, inquiry based, more than one answer, creative... #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:27 PM EDT
    Oh, yes, @korytellers! Attendance was sporadic, but having routine weekly time was good. #MNlead
    • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:25 PM EDT
      I think for so many schools it's always challenging to find a "good" time for Ss to be out of regular classroom.Core time is valued. #MNLead
      In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:27 PM EDT
    OK, so sometimes regular Ts chose to keep Ss with them? #MNLead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    Q3: Who is responsible for STEM and STEAM? Who is responsible for linking the concepts together? Only science? Only Tech? Why? #MNLead
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    A1: Also, I was the coach for our @firstlegoleague team! That's a FANTASTIC #STEM experience! Anyone else share in that? #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    I would agree from a science perspective. It sounds like some colleagues are willing to leave out the S. #MNLead
    • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:27 PM EDT
      A2: stem should always be inquiry. Which leads to planning an investigation or designing a solution to a problem. #MNlead
      In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    Our son's school does a number of modules. PLTW is great way to start! #mnlead
    In reply to @AlysonFortney
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    A2 the engineering process is part of so many things/subjects.Technically, writing is a design process.These steps are transferable. #mnlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    This is THE question I want to know the answer to! @jenhegna knows how I feel about this. Curious what others think! #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
      Q3: Who is responsible for STEM and STEAM? Who is responsible for linking the concepts together? Only science? Only Tech? Why? #MNLead
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
    At some point schools need 2 realize more can be accomplished w/ less time when we combine areas of the curriculum in engaging ways #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    Yes. I coached for 2 years. Love that program. That is integration. #MNLead One of the best examples of STEM.
    In reply to @PledgeCents, @firstlegoleague
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    A3- Every staff is a STEAM teacher. We do integration subouts to integrate the upcoming unit(s). #MNLead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    My question... Why can't core time be used for STEAM principles? Interdisciplinary would certainly open doors! #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    A3 Can you imagine daily life without STEM and problem solving skills? The more we involve, the better! #mnlead
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    A3) I think all are responsible for STEM learning: classroom teachers, specialists, principal, parents, students, etc. #mnlead
  • angelamirretti Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    A3 project based learning across content is ideal, but I think SCI needs to take the lead - just as ElA takes the lead in reading #mnlead
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    A3: we all are!! Including Ss. I love when I hear "my class talked about this" #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
    #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    Agree 100% Why don't more teachers/admins see the value in this? #MNLead
    • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
      At some point schools need 2 realize more can be accomplished w/ less time when we combine areas of the curriculum in engaging ways #MNLead
      In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    Yes. Voice & choice again! Ss who know how to use the tools/tech can pick the right tool to do what they want, which may be offline. #mnlead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @sbosch_spps
  • ShanaVWhite Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    A3: Depends on the vision of your school. Science teachers can take the lead, but need input/help to be effective for Ss from all Ts #MNLead
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    Yes! Wish that all Ss had the opportunity to experience it! (if they wanted to) The way Ss collab is incredible... #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @firstlegoleague
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    Yes! Look for natural connections, don't create contrived STEM activities #MNLead
    In reply to @mexusmx
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    To clarify, are you saying that integrative STEM type learning is less deep than specific content learning arranged in Silos? #MNlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    That is a whole can of worms I can't explain in 140 characters. #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @kellyanne1905
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
    #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    A3: Research on Science Education shows linking idea to idea to content, - is essential and often missing. #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    Anyone out there want to try to answer this? Coming from regular T standpoint it's because Core Time has to be Reading/Math focus. #MNLead
    • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
      My question... Why can't core time be used for STEAM principles? Interdisciplinary would certainly open doors! #mnlead
      In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    A3) I have seen some really successful multidisciplinary learning evolving from one. Difficult is time 2 collaborate #mnlead
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    We are stuck in the factory model for education perpetuated by AP & outdated paradigms #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    A3 Now that is a good one. True PLC work would bring teams together to interweave concepts across content. Not always the case #mnlead
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    Heck-to-the-yes! #mnlead
    • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:29 PM EDT
      A3) I think all are responsible for STEM learning: classroom teachers, specialists, principal, parents, students, etc. #mnlead
  • JulianaTDotson Jul 23 @ 8:31 PM EDT
    Great Q - as a T, I believe learning is most effective when students see various concepts in multiple disciplines, #edt5335 #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:32 PM EDT
    A3: Learning is more powerful when Ts create linking statements and Qs for S to link ideas, content, and lessons from day to day. #MNLead
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:32 PM EDT
    No kidding!!!!! #collaborate #mnlead #librarians
    • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
      At some point schools need 2 realize more can be accomplished w/ less time when we combine areas of the curriculum in engaging ways #MNLead
      In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:32 PM EDT
    But where does the problem lie? Mindset? Schedule? PD needs? All 3? #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:32 PM EDT
    A3: all should be involved!!! #MNLead
  • nathan_stevens Jul 23 @ 8:32 PM EDT
    Let your steam project be based on reading. Lots of my projects start with reading a book #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
    A1: rubes Goldberg lesson was "decent" it was good because students mastered the concept, but reflecting it could have been better #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
    Librarians totally get it and are among the most under-utilized professionals in the building!#MNLead
    • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:30 PM EDT
      Yes, this is what librarians want to do! A challenge to get Ts on board w all the test prep emphasis!
  • lynhilt Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
    Leadership. The problem lies, and almost always lies, with leadership. #mnlead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
    Great reminder. #MNLead
    In reply to @mexusmx
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
    I think mindset is the biggest hurdle. If the staff has the mindset, a leader can find a schedule and PD. #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:33 PM EDT
    I don't think any of those really. It is requirements, not sure if they are coming from the state or what. #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @kellyanne1905
  • JulianaTDotson Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    Ideas for incorporation would be great. I teach English. #edt5335 #mnlead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas
  • nathan_stevens Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    Math can be part of lost of activities because measurements are everywhere #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    A3: ideally, EVERYONE. It's integrated in the RW, why not in school? Again, find natural occurrences, not contrived STEM activities #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    Or maybe its a unified team of T and Leadership. Working together is more powerful. #MNLead
    In reply to @lynhilt, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    Ensuring all areas are taught, money for tchrs to work/plan, PD on integration, and just time to be creative! #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jenhegna, @kellyanne1905
  • FarleyJeffrey Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    A3 Just as burgeoning tech opportunities yield technology standards we should all meet, so should we all meet the demands of #STEM. #mnlead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
      Q3: Who is responsible for STEM and STEAM? Who is responsible for linking the concepts together? Only science? Only Tech? Why? #MNLead
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    Yes!! Great point here... and how can leaders help to shift the mindset? #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    OK, so I am seeing a lot of "Everyone should be doing it." Then why do we have separate STEM classes for our Ss? #MNLead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
    A3) Honestly do not like using the term STEM for school approach. Says only 4 areas are important. Rather focus on deep learning #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
    Work around growth mindset - modeling it, modeling it, modeling it. #MNLead
    In reply to @PledgeCents, @sbosch_spps, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
    A3: we all are responsible that is why collaboration is key #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:28 PM EDT
      Q3: Who is responsible for STEM and STEAM? Who is responsible for linking the concepts together? Only science? Only Tech? Why? #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
    I think if a school talks directly with the state, the department of ed wants to encourage innovation. There is wiggle room. #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jenhegna, @kellyanne1905
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
    All I know, @jenhegna, is that librarians keep reaching out, wanting to support STEAM in the school! #MNlead
    • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:32 PM EDT
      But where does the problem lie? Mindset? Schedule? PD needs? All 3? #mnlead
      In reply to @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
    No. :-P #MNLead
    In reply to @nathan_stevens
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
    YESSSSS. Students can "see" the impact (visible learning) across disciplines, promoting growth and confidence. #MNlead
    In reply to @JulianaTDotson, @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
    LOVE the idea of all Educators having a part with STEM. #MNLead Too many meetings are about Reading Levels and Math.
    In reply to @RACzyz
  • PledgeCents Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
    Love this response... yes! :) #mnlead
    • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:35 PM EDT
      Work around growth mindset - modeling it, modeling it, modeling it. #MNLead
      In reply to @PledgeCents, @sbosch_spps, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
    Authentic reading to solve a problem. Math skills to match up w/needs of learner. (Good for Ss, but doesn't fit w/the tests.) #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • angelamirretti Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
    I have seen the sep. class focus on creativity & engineer, but that class incorporated all the core sub. w/ the knowledge required #mnlead
    • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
      OK, so I am seeing a lot of "Everyone should be doing it." Then why do we have separate STEM classes for our Ss? #MNLead
  • nathan_stevens Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
    Yes #MNlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
    I think it's easy to underestimate our own power to be change within external boundaries. Smart risks, small steps, new mindsets. #mnlead
    In reply to @lynhilt, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    Q4: STEM or STEAM? Why? What parts do you value? #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    This is what I am talking about when it comes to Core Time in elementary classrooms-this is the only focus. #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
      LOVE the idea of all Educators having a part with STEM. #MNLead Too many meetings are about Reading Levels and Math.
      In reply to @RACzyz
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    Oh yes! Our media centers can be a HUB for these activities!!! and showcases too! #mnlead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    #MNLead
    • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:36 PM EDT
      I have seen it more in elementary schools "stem classes"
      In reply to @korytellers
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    YES! and why are Engineering standards mixed into the Science Standards and not LA? Not Math? #MNLead
    • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
      OK, so I am seeing a lot of "Everyone should be doing it." Then why do we have separate STEM classes for our Ss? #MNLead
  • lynhilt Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    Any good leader will bring Ts into the decision-making process. Ultimately, she can say, this is what "Core" means to us & why. #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • nathan_stevens Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    There answer to question envolves some creative thinking. But a real explanation is more than 140 characters #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    Yup. That is where I see it too. #MNLead
    In reply to @DC_STEMTastic
  • brynmw Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    This is a riveting conversation thread to follow. #MNLead
    In reply to @nathan_stevens, @korytellers
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:37 PM EDT
    Or separate STEM schools? #mnlead
    • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:34 PM EDT
      OK, so I am seeing a lot of "Everyone should be doing it." Then why do we have separate STEM classes for our Ss? #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    Exactly. #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    Nathan and I are good like that. :) #MNLead
    In reply to @brynmw, @nathan_stevens
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    A4) I would love for our STEM program to become STEAM. We're also looking to rebrand with an environmental education focus. #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    We don't have a separate STEM class. It's integrated all day long. #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jenhegna
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    I will add a limiting view of assessment which focuses on one content area only #MNlead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    Bad time to throw in E-STEM district? #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @jenhegna
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    Yes, but links need to be clear and intentional. If kids use math, it's fine. Apply Math concept to understand part of project! #MNLead
    In reply to @nathan_stevens, @korytellers
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    Everything that we teach should be abt creating. Whether it is creating something physical or creating meaning! #mnlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • lynhilt Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
    As a principal I supported a teacher who "went rogue" in the name of what was best for kids. Sometimes principals' "hands are tied." #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    IMHO librarians are rarely at the table despite their expertise and the breadth of folks they work with #MNLead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905, @jenhegna
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    Jumping into #MNLead! A3. One of the benefits of PreK is one teacher for all subjects. Makes integrating concepts SO much easier!
  • nathan_stevens Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    You know #sendKoryandNathantoISTE2018 #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @brynmw
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    This! This! And more of this! #MNLead
    • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
      I will add a limiting view of assessment which focuses on one content area only #MNlead
      In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    A4- We want to transition to STEAM. The arts brings a different creativity, thinking, and method of "connecting" the learning #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    AND my frustration in science is it's hard to match current math level with understanding needed for science concept. #MNLead
    In reply to @nathan_stevens, @korytellers
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    We have a STEM unified arts elective. That's where the messy, really involved engineering takes place. #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    I think partly because it's always been done like that, BUT, it offers some real focused work and you can never have to much. #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    A4: I don't see how any part can be valued at a lesser degree than the others. All (STEAM) are necessary for a rich experience. #MNLead
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    Do you think the issue is because of a higher demand of other contents in elementary schools? #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • ShanaVWhite Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    Because many people don't realize STEM is a way of thinking, not a tool kit or specific content. #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
    I think our limited assessment approaches might be hurdle. What have you seen Jim that works well in these environments? #mnlead
    In reply to @MrDataGuy, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    This is so true! How can we change this? #MNLead
    • ShanaVWhite Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
      Because many people don't realize STEM is a way of thinking, not a tool kit or specific content. #MNLead
      In reply to @korytellers
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    For us,it was part of a levy. Provided Ts &resources. Our whole school combined to plant/design an outdoor classroom w Stem support #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    Yes, @MrDataGuy! Ts need PD on innovative ways to assess! Hope it happens! #MNlead
    • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
      I will add a limiting view of assessment which focuses on one content area only #MNlead
      In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    But everyone can use the same philosophy & design principles where they apply #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    What do you mean E-Stem? #mnlead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas, @korytellers
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    Love this. What is in your outdoor classroom? #MNLead
    In reply to @bretdom, @korytellers
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    YES! A Purpose to Learning. #MNLead
    • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
      Everything that we teach should be abt creating. Whether it is creating something physical or creating meaning! #mnlead
      In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    I'm sure greatly appreciated. I know there are many levels of "rogue-ness" -- smart risks just like we encourage our Ss #mnlead
    In reply to @lynhilt, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • FarleyJeffrey Jul 23 @ 8:40 PM EDT
    I think we're at a point where it's natural that we would explore #STEM within the disciplines but then+ #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • FarleyJeffrey Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    + explore multidisciplinary applications in a #STEM class. #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • jpkidsco_plsas Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    STEM with an environmental ed focus. ISD 719 #mnlead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    Cool- who teaches? Does it take a different twist with each T? #MNLead
    • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
      We have a STEM unified arts elective. That's where the messy, really involved engineering takes place. #MNLead
      In reply to @korytellers
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    Agreed!!! It is a mindset #MNLead
    In reply to @ShanaVWhite, @korytellers
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    Since you insist.. AND... Assessment reaching high levels of collaborative synthesis and creation. #MNlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    A4 I am voting for STEAM, partly b/c I love art, part b/c my art teacher is 100% on board, and includes and excites more kids! #mnlead
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:41 PM EDT
    A4. My favorite article about this question If you are getting stuck on an acronym you are missing the point #MNLead https://t.co/5exveqRkBM
  • ShanaVWhite Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    Get more teachers to collaborate cross-curricular on units. Get more teachers to listen to students. #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • nathan_stevens Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    Take building with minecraft to make protype that include base 10 counting and knowledge come from primary source material #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    Oh yes... Love environmental focus school and its culture But I can see, we all need to think of the environment. #mnlead
    In reply to @jpkidsco_plsas, @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    We need lots of admins like this! Go rogue like Lyn! #MNLead
    • lynhilt Jul 23 @ 8:38 PM EDT
      As a principal I supported a teacher who "went rogue" in the name of what was best for kids. Sometimes principals' "hands are tied." #MNLead
      In reply to @MinSchroeder314, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • lynhilt Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    Definitely, and when those risks pay off, the principal can praise and share and attempt to spread beyond "pockets of greatness." #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    This is complicated and often true. #mnlead
    • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
      IMHO librarians are rarely at the table despite their expertise and the breadth of folks they work with #MNLead
      In reply to @kellyanne1905, @jenhegna
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
    Yes, @mexusmx! Librarians want to be included in school leadership as information specialists! #MNlead
    • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:39 PM EDT
      IMHO librarians are rarely at the table despite their expertise and the breadth of folks they work with #MNLead
      In reply to @kellyanne1905, @jenhegna
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    I think we need to be able to show "value" in other classes than reading & math silo style. Also we are so tied to stdzd test #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    Or like this. :) #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    But schools call them selves #STEM schools. The Science Standards are amazing, but Science T alone cannot do it. #MNLead
    In reply to @DC_STEMTastic
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    Because unfortunately marketing plays a role in schools/education. Schools have pressure to keep up w/ the latest buzz... #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    We planted spruce/native trees, built bench seating for 30 amphitheater style, added shade trees. Our summer program uses it daily. #mnlead
    In reply to @jm_kiel, @korytellers
  • lynhilt Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    Thanks for letting me jump in randomly to #MNLead πŸ˜‚
    In reply to @korytellers
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    As a music teacher, STEAM. But I don't think A should be forced if it's not a natural part of the process #MNLead
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
    A5: all parts are a value is what I SHOULD say. I have put science ahead of them all to lead the rest #MNLead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:44 PM EDT
    This would be very powerful. We need to empathize more for our students! #mnlead
    • ShanaVWhite Jul 23 @ 8:42 PM EDT
      Get more teachers to collaborate cross-curricular on units. Get more teachers to listen to students. #MNLead
      In reply to @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:44 PM EDT
    Absolutely! You are ALWAYS welcome to jump in randomly any time you want! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @lynhilt
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:44 PM EDT
    YES! And librarians have amazing expertise. Schools struggle to get perspectives outside of tested areas #MNLead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905, @mexusmx
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:44 PM EDT
    Thanks- we have grant $ to use. Planning to buy clipboards, binoculars, waders, etc. Just curious! #MNLead
    In reply to @bretdom, @korytellers
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:45 PM EDT
    Love outdoor stuff, we went full on STEAM with our American Chestnut Research Orchard #legitscience #mnlead
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:45 PM EDT
    We need librarians > ever as we prepare Ss for an onslaught of info that's expanding geometrically! Who's trained to handle this? #mnlead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:45 PM EDT
    That support is so important! And knowing there is support in the building to go Rogue. #MNLead
    In reply to @lynhilt, @MinSchroeder314, @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:45 PM EDT
    Ooo, this makes me think A LOT. Being cautious not to just force something in there because we think we need it to make it complete. #MNLead
    • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
      As a music teacher, STEAM. But I don't think A should be forced if it's not a natural part of the process #MNLead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:45 PM EDT
    I can also see its easier/faster to build from ground up... Don't for minds to change. #mnlead
    In reply to @ADutke
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    Q5: What is your dream for your district, school, or classroom for STEM/STEAM? #MNLead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    We got connected through a grant with @TreeTrust They we're amazing to work with in the process. Parents, S's, T's all involved. #mnlead
    In reply to @jm_kiel, @korytellers, @TreeTrust
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    Of course. Based on our state rubric to become a #stem school they look strongly for the integration of math and science. #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    1/2 Interestingly a lot of STEM projects tend to be outdoor/environment related b/c it's real, tangible projects for Ss. #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @jpkidsco_plsas, @korytellers
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    A4: also, don't call it STEAM if the arts is adding something crafty at the end. Be intentional or leave it out- that's ok too #MNLead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    Wouldn't you always have some type of arts Instruction - st. learning - presentation of lrng? #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    Lets get out of the testing mode. Assess through products, collab work, listen to convos, (based on specific indicators of success) #mnlead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @korytellers, @kellyanne1905
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
    2/2 Really at the core is place-based education. Using the community & environment around Ss as context for learning #MNLead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @jpkidsco_plsas, @korytellers
  • tamaraletter Jul 23 @ 8:47 PM EDT
    I will definitely use this for our Innovation Stations next year! #mnlead #designthibking #UDL
  • brynmw Jul 23 @ 8:47 PM EDT
    If we do, would we have to send you back home? Might make a difference. #mnlead
    In reply to @nathan_stevens, @korytellers
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:47 PM EDT
    A6 That all Ts don't stress out about test scores. #relationships #lifelonglearners #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:47 PM EDT
    A4: I've read that Arts are important for the ARTS. Some teachers of ARTS are cautious about STEAM. #MNLead
    • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:43 PM EDT
      As a music teacher, STEAM. But I don't think A should be forced if it's not a natural part of the process #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:47 PM EDT
    I'm going to be tweeting these all night. :) #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @lynhilt, @MinSchroeder314, @jenhegna, @kellyanne1905
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:47 PM EDT
    E-STEM or Green STEM as it is known nationally. Here's actually a great resource & free online course for Ts #MNLead https://t.co/lQA3afgFsd
    In reply to @jenhegna, @jpkidsco_plsas, @korytellers
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    A5: Ss involved in daily Making/creating/problem solving based on their own choices/passions/projects! #MNLead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    A5- Dream - High levels of learning & inquisitive minds who love thinking, questioning, and learning. Staff & students #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    I loved the X-Men as a kid. LIke Rogue was really cool - Sugar. #MNLead
    In reply to @korytellers, @lynhilt, @MinSchroeder314, @jenhegna, @kellyanne1905
  • tamaraletter Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    I will definitely use this with my Innovation Stations next year! #designthinking #UDL #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    A5a- And continuing to evolve and grow. We haven't ever arrived. #MNLead
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    YES - lest start here. #MNlead
    In reply to @kellyanne1905
  • amythuesen Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    Bummed to be missing #mnlead tonight. In Chicago at #SchoologyNEXT but I'm following the convo!
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    A5) My dream is that our STEAM learning is integrated, engaging, exciting, fun, and students share their learning. #mnlead
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    Awesome, love all of the community involvement! #mnlead
    In reply to @bretdom, @jm_kiel, @korytellers, @TreeTrust
  • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
    A5: Support from district curriculum specialists;writing new objectives that combine the STEM categories; authentic projects; TIME! #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
      Q5: What is your dream for your district, school, or classroom for STEM/STEAM? #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:49 PM EDT
    Have fun and tell @irvspanish his costume is the best one ever! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @amythuesen, @irvspanish
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:49 PM EDT
    Me too. Nice work @bretdom and staff! #MNLead
    In reply to @daleyscience, @bretdom, @korytellers, @TreeTrust, @bretdom
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:50 PM EDT
    Love this! #mnlead
    • AlysonFortney Jul 23 @ 8:48 PM EDT
      A5: Support from district curriculum specialists;writing new objectives that combine the STEM categories; authentic projects; TIME! #MNLead
      • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
        Q5: What is your dream for your district, school, or classroom for STEM/STEAM? #MNLead
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:50 PM EDT
    Yes! Even better, bring Art Ts in to collaborate as projects r being designed. They have awesome ideas on how to visually represent #mnlead
    • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:46 PM EDT
      A4: also, don't call it STEAM if the arts is adding something crafty at the end. Be intentional or leave it out- that's ok too #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:50 PM EDT
    YES . . .BUT . . . The examples people shared at the beginning of great STEM had great engagement, but not integration of key ideas. #MNLead
    In reply to @MrDataGuy, @kellyanne1905
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:50 PM EDT
    Seeing all of your answers for Q5 I cannot WAIT to see your answers for the CTA! #MNLead
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:50 PM EDT
    A5 Dream: have the library filled w Ss making, sharing, reading, creating! #MNLead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    But isn't that still part of the learning process? #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex, @korytellers
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    This can also combine student ownership of learning with deep learning. #MNlead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    A5 That these ideas and concepts are part of "What we do everyday" not just part of a class or unit. It's coming though! #mnlead
  • RACzyz Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    5 More Ideas for #STEM Challenges https://t.co/LzeMu5bcEp #MNLead #4OCF
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    But Ts have had Ss excel in standardized tests despite adopting a multidisciplinary approach. Need to get those stories out there #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314, @korytellers
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    I often see people impressed with engaging things without strong content. The content is really important. #MNLead
    In reply to @MrDataGuy, @kellyanne1905
  • DC_STEMTastic Jul 23 @ 8:51 PM EDT
    #A5 Stem is not looked at something that can be bought, but a mindset to prepare Ss to solve problems that don't exist yet #MNLead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @bretdom
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:52 PM EDT
    Love this response! #MNLead
    In reply to @DC_STEMTastic, @sbosch_spps, @bretdom
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:52 PM EDT
    I think STEM is much more than that. Successful STEM careers need people who get the content of the topics in a deep way. #MNLead
    In reply to @DC_STEMTastic, @bretdom
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
    Yes, I agree, kits cannot be bought to teach STEM. It's more than that. #MNLead
    In reply to @DC_STEMTastic, @bretdom
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
    A5) Our students' ideas and input is valued. They have multiple opportunities create, publish and make an impact! #mnlead
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
    That's awesome! #MNLead
    In reply to @daleyscience
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
    I still see that as part of the overall learning experience. But, I see your point! #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex, @korytellers
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
    Exactly - we cannot ignore the rigor of the standards, but we can meet them in an integrative way. #MNlead
    In reply to @sbosch_spps, @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:54 PM EDT
    CTA = Call To Action #MNLead
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:54 PM EDT
    So proud, thank you. #mnlead
    In reply to @ADutke
  • MinSchroeder314 Jul 23 @ 8:54 PM EDT
    Thanks Sara & Kori - great topic & discussion !! #mnlead
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:54 PM EDT
    A5. That all Ss are given opportunities to engage in these opportunities & that they're not viewed as a time to do "pull outs" #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:54 PM EDT
    You know it's a great chat when I leave with more questions than answers. #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    CTA: What can you do to encourage more STEAM and more links between science, technology, engineering, arts, and math? #MNLead
  • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    When done right... standards can "come to life"! It's amazingly awesome to see! #mnlead
    • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
      Exactly - we cannot ignore the rigor of the standards, but we can meet them in an integrative way. #MNlead
      In reply to @sbosch_spps, @kellyanne1905
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    I would say no. Things need to be explicitly taught - or guided with a form of instruction. Just having it included does not count. #MNLead
    In reply to @jm_kiel, @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    You are SO welcome! Thanks for joining in! #MNLead
    In reply to @MinSchroeder314
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    The challenge is that all Ts don't see themselves as confident in STEM so they often perpetuate #anxiety #MNLead
    • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
      Yes, I agree, kits cannot be bought to teach STEM. It's more than that. #MNLead
      In reply to @DC_STEMTastic, @bretdom
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    Love the learning on #MNlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
    Old? Who is old?!?!?!?! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @MindyEssex, @jm_kiel
  • PrincipalFrench Jul 23 @ 8:56 PM EDT
    CTA) Provide professional development and time for teachers to collaborate, plan, learn, mentor & share. #mnlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:56 PM EDT
    How do we help them with this then? #MNLead
    In reply to @mexusmx
  • cburke Jul 23 @ 8:56 PM EDT
    Thanks @korytellers & @sbosch_spps for a great chat. I don't have a good CTA answer, am overwhelmed. :) #mnlead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:57 PM EDT
    Cta provide more school and grade wide experiences that promote Steam principles. I will work to promote more of that time. #mnlead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:57 PM EDT
    This sounds like an awesome plan to me, Mark! #MNLead
    In reply to @PrincipalFrench
  • daleyscience Jul 23 @ 8:57 PM EDT
    CTA: Collaborate, talk, share, try new things, invite people to visit you class, include families and community (STEM Nights) #mnlead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:57 PM EDT
    YES! And it's intentional. It's Hard. And its is being done! #MNLead
    • jenhegna Jul 23 @ 8:55 PM EDT
      When done right... standards can "come to life"! It's amazingly awesome to see! #mnlead
      • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:53 PM EDT
        Exactly - we cannot ignore the rigor of the standards, but we can meet them in an integrative way. #MNlead
        In reply to @sbosch_spps, @kellyanne1905
  • MrDataGuy Jul 23 @ 8:57 PM EDT
    Take a look at @KatieWhite426 book Softening the Edges. She looks at building proficiency as a time of "exploring." #MNlead
    In reply to @jenhegna, @KatieWhite426
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:57 PM EDT
    Shout out to @sbosch_spps and @korytellers for leading this kick butt discussion tonight. Leaving w more energy than I started. #mnlead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    CTA- Continue tchr PD, time, & support. Advocate for STEM in community & state. Promote an environm focused on creativity and ALL #MNLead
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    You are SO welcome! Thanks for joining in! And honestly, I'm overwhelmed too. This gives me a lot to think about. #MNLead
    In reply to @cburke, @sbosch_spps
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    CTA: Biggest thing I think Ts can do is share what they are doing & the results that follow. If successful for Ss, who will stop it? #MNLead
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    CTA: More purposeful connections from my science room to other T of other subjects. Help them link to me. #MNLead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    Hey #mnlead friends, please consider leading the chat! We're all abt shared leadership. Need help next week. Sign up https://t.co/HoAtOgZUuR
  • mexusmx Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    T Prep programs need 2B bolstered & we can no longer accept the "I was never good at Math" Mindset #nevertoolate #MNlead
    In reply to @korytellers
  • korytellers Jul 23 @ 8:58 PM EDT
    And lucky you, it's only 8pm where you are! 9pm for me in New Jersey tonight! I'm a tired girl! :) #MNLead
    In reply to @bretdom, @sbosch_spps
  • ADutke Jul 23 @ 8:59 PM EDT
    CTA Mine is to keep working with the fabulous @nelsonbespoken to incorporate more subjects/standards into our PreK/5th grade lessons #MNLead
  • jm_kiel Jul 23 @ 8:59 PM EDT
    Have a great week, everyone. Thank you for challenging my thinking! #MNLead
  • bretdom - Moderator Jul 23 @ 8:59 PM EDT
    And you still stepped up! Again goes to show another reason you are an amazing leader. #mnlead
    In reply to @korytellers, @sbosch_spps
  • sbosch_spps Jul 23 @ 8:59 PM EDT
    Yes. I get the impression you know the standards. :) #MNLead
    In reply to @DC_STEMTastic, @bretdom
  • MindyEssex Jul 23 @ 8:59 PM EDT
    Shameless plug: I have a lot of my STEAM (& other) units on my blog https://t.co/MKBudxLail #MNLead
  • kellyanne1905 Jul 23 @ 8:59 PM EDT
    Thanks for welcoming this SC librarian to your high energy chat, #MNLead!
  • participatechat Jul 23 @ 9:00 PM EDT
    #mnlead just ended! Transcripts and curated resources are now available at https://t.co/AQiIE8qOan