#atplc Archive

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Thursday December 8, 2016
9:00 PM EST

  • Jigsaw_Learning Dec 8 @ 9:00 PM EST
    Envisioning a Collaborative Response - A great staff book study! Study Guide available https://t.co/RsCpOTjOErโ€ฆ #abed #atplc #jlcrm #cpchat
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:00 PM EST
    Welcome to #atplc. I'm Jay from NJ, the guest mod. tonight. Let's get started with giving your name, location and role and one quote #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:00 PM EST
    Well @LauraGilchrist4 I am headed over to #atplc, see you at #moedchat
    In reply to @LauraGilchrist4
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:00 PM EST
    Welcome to #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Again, I'm Jay from NJ. Elem. principal and lover of the growth mindset and risk taking. Welcome to #atplc
  • LauraGilchrist4 Dec 8 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Ooh!! Hello #atplc PLN!! #greatidea
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Dan, business teacher from St. Louis. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Welcome Dan, we'll give this a shot tonight #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:03 PM EST
    first time? #atplc
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:04 PM EST
    We're going to use the Q1/A1 format for this chat #atplc - Don't forget to use the hashtag and look for posters like this #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Well, I'm moderating but it doesn't look too crowded tonight. #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Hey #ATPLC friends, Spiri from PA, joining in for a bit ๐Ÿ˜Š
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Yay! Good evening Spiri #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:04 PM EST
    I wouldn't worry about that...there's still greatness out here! Especially lurkers. #atplc
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Question one coming up in one minute #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:05 PM EST
    One of my faves #ShakeUpTheWorld #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Q1: The school year always starts as a whirlwind. Now that things have settled down, what would/will you do differently next year #atplc
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
    #atplc Nili Bartley, MA trying to jump on for few - amazing questions, @JayBilly2 ! ๐Ÿ˜Š
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
    This is one of my favorities #atplc
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Good evening #ATPLC friends! Todd from NY-HS assistant principal. Hope everyone is well!
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Hello my friend ๐Ÿ˜Š Hope all is well #ATPLC
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Stephanie, integrated math teacher from SoCal #firsttimer #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A1:Be more prepared for the school yr to start and to make an impression with first day activities so I can enjoy the start of school #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:07 PM EST
    Hello Todd! We're reflecting on the year so far. Thanks for joining in #atplc
    • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:06 PM EST
      Good evening #ATPLC friends! Todd from NY-HS assistant principal. Hope everyone is well!
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A1: I would take ownership of some curriculum. I would try and challenge some of my classes more. Increase my own PD #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:08 PM EST
    Hi Nili ๐Ÿ˜Š #ATPLC
    In reply to @nbartley6, @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:09 PM EST
    Well you have a place to go for next year #atplc
    • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:07 PM EST
      A1: I would take ownership of some curriculum. I would try and challenge some of my classes more. Increase my own PD #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:10 PM EST
    agreed! My wife gives me trouble with how much I am on twitter/chatting. #atplc #addicted #PLN/PDgrowth
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:10 PM EST
    A1: I currently work w/ 400 juniors who will be seniors next Fall.I want to know more of them (& better) before they ๐ŸŽ“.#ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:10 PM EST
    Don't get in trouble. I have learned so much from twitter. Truly amazing. #atplc
    • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:10 PM EST
      agreed! My wife gives me trouble with how much I am on twitter/chatting. #atplc #addicted #PLN/PDgrowth
      In reply to @JayBilly2
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:11 PM EST
    Sorry to be late. Drying my eyes from This is Us episode, Paula, PLC Associate and Admin from N Houston #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:11 PM EST
    all about building relationships! #atplc
    In reply to @MrRussoRH
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:11 PM EST
    Welcome to #atplc - Reflecting on the year so far
    • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:11 PM EST
      Sorry to be late. Drying my eyes from This is Us episode, Paula, PLC Associate and Admin from N Houston #atplc
  • EduGladiators Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    #EduGladiators tackles the fierce convo of leading & growing in multi-gen schools! #arkedchat #atplc #ChristianEducators #INeLearn #isedchat
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    Get ready for question 2 in 1 minute #atplc
  • koselak37 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    Time to plan ahead for high schools: tutoring center model + peer tutors + PLCs = shrinking gaps: https://t.co/e8OCqNZBau #atplc #equity
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    #atplc A1 need to encourage collaboration & Ss empowering each other earlier- today a S ran to tell a peer a superpower he believes he has๐Ÿ˜Š
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    Better late than never, right? Latoya here checking in from SC! #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    It's so easy to look back and make changes #atplc
    • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
      #atplc A1 need to encourage collaboration & Ss empowering each other earlier- today a S ran to tell a peer a superpower he believes he has๐Ÿ˜Š
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    A1: need to continue to incorporate new curriculum/classes/lessons to stay ahead of the curve. #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
    A1 Will start next year w/clearer understanding of TX's new appraisal system. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
    Q2: By now, we should know our Ss and their gifts and quirks. What has surprised you about your Ss this year as compared to past yrs #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
    Thanks for joining in #atplc
    • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:12 PM EST
      Better late than never, right? Latoya here checking in from SC! #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
    A1: increase close reading techniques and introduce growth mindset EARLY! #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
    A1) Slow & steady pace, Sept feels like a hot mess at times, it shouldn't, gotta take it easy #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A2: I'm always amazed at how much influence we as adults have on teaching empathy. Our students are more perceptive than ever. #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A2: My Ss have seemed to open up to me sooner. We built stronger relationships and connections to enhance learning. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
    That's why it's nice to reflect and plan for the future #atplc
    • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
      A1) Slow & steady pace, Sept feels like a hot mess at times, it shouldn't, gotta take it easy #ATPLC
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A2: How my Ss continue to challenge me each and every day, pushing me to be the best version of myself I can be. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
    Great! It's nice to be able to have their trust early #atplc
    • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
      A2: My Ss have seemed to open up to me sooner. We built stronger relationships and connections to enhance learning. #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A2 I am continually surprised & inspired by the willingness to jump in & innovate for Ss. Also loving their joy! #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:15 PM EST
    Agreed. They never cease to surprise us #atplc
    • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:14 PM EST
      A2: How my Ss continue to challenge me each and every day, pushing me to be the best version of myself I can be. #atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A2. I have missed my students dearly in my new role, but I am hoping all of you are capitalizing on solidifying great relationships #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A2: I'm surprised at the number of students who truly enjoy books @SlackwoodSchool - We work on the love of reading and it's working #atplc
    In reply to @SlackwoodSchool
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    Your role allows you to have even bigger influence. That's just as important #atplc
    • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:15 PM EST
      A2. I have missed my students dearly in my new role, but I am hoping all of you are capitalizing on solidifying great relationships #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    still lots of time to know them even more! Hopefully you can reach your goal! #atplc
    In reply to @MrRussoRH
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A2. The reflection that we are doing as a part of this chat is powerful. We don't do that often enough. Take the time to reflect! #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A2: First year in the classroom ๐Ÿ˜#atplc
    • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
      Q2: By now, we should know our Ss and their gifts and quirks. What has surprised you about your Ss this year as compared to past yrs #atplc
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    #atplc A2 only 2nd yr in tech integration role I'm thrilled at the enthusiasm & patience I've seen this yr from Ss/Ts for digital learning
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A2) Extremely knowledgeable, passionate, witty, ready to roll everyday, can explain/breakdown info to assist classmates #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
    What has surprised you #atplc
    • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:16 PM EST
      A2: First year in the classroom ๐Ÿ˜#atplc
      • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:13 PM EST
        Q2: By now, we should know our Ss and their gifts and quirks. What has surprised you about your Ss this year as compared to past yrs #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:17 PM EST
    how are you doing with that so far? #atplc
    In reply to @MrsLandez
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A2:as my Ss have become juniors, I love seeing them grow and take advantage of more opportunities. This group has really flourished!๐Ÿ˜ #ATPLC
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:18 PM EST
    thanks Dan! #ATPLC
    In reply to @WinkelerD
  • MrDataGuy - Moderator Dec 8 @ 9:18 PM EST
    A1: I will always be an educator. Even out of the classroom I will continue to support others who do this necessary and critical work #atplc
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:18 PM EST
    I used to always forget that we actually have the whole year ๐Ÿ˜Š#atplc
    In reply to @itsmeSpiri
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:18 PM EST
    It comes with high expectations #atplc
    • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:17 PM EST
      A2:as my Ss have become juniors, I love seeing them grow and take advantage of more opportunities. This group has really flourished!๐Ÿ˜ #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:19 PM EST
    Question 3 is coming up in just one minute #atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:19 PM EST
    That's exactly how I feel. I am and will always be a teacher first! #atplc
    In reply to @MrDataGuy
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:20 PM EST
    Q3: What significant and important professional learning have you acquired this year that has improved your practice? Share. #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:20 PM EST
    Some Ts have Decembers materials ready in Sept, hard to keep up, why the rush? #ATPLC
    In reply to @nbartley6
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:20 PM EST
    .@JayBilly2 student's lack of prior knowledge. But on the + side - it's been easier to build relationships than I expected #atplc
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:21 PM EST
    A3: I read some professional books and attended some workshops focused on critical thinking and math discussion. These I've shared #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:21 PM EST
    A3: I attended an AP Econ conference to help me understand how to teach AP for the first time. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:21 PM EST
    Keep it fun and keep stepping outside the box #atplc
    • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:21 PM EST
      A3: I attended an AP Econ conference to help me understand how to teach AP for the first time. #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:22 PM EST
    .@WinkelerD I'm in โค๏ธ. I spent the last 5 yrs as an administrative assistant to the principal, the classroom is such a blessing #atplc
    In reply to @WinkelerD
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:22 PM EST
    A3. Wow. What a learning phase for me. I've learned so much in the last five months. I recognize that mastery does not equal growth ๐Ÿค“#atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:22 PM EST
    I only wish I had switched sooner #atplc
    In reply to @WinkelerD
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:22 PM EST
    You can do it for 100 yrs and still be a learner. That's what I love most #atplc
    • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:22 PM EST
      A3. Wow. What a learning phase for me. I've learned so much in the last five months. I recognize that mastery does not equal growth ๐Ÿค“#atplc
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A3:continuing to learn about best practices in tech integration.We will be 1:1 next year, finding out together what works well & why! #ATPLC
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    that's awesome! Have you read @ToddWhitaker Your First Year? #atplc
    In reply to @MrsLandez, @ToddWhitaker
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A3. I've learned that we have a responsibility to be scholarly about our work and insist the same of others. Make the mirror proud! ๐Ÿค“#atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    Stay on twitter and there are so many that can share #atplc
    • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
      A3:continuing to learn about best practices in tech integration.We will be 1:1 next year, finding out together what works well & why! #ATPLC
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    #ATPLC A3 #edtechteam google summit in my district was amazing- trying to empower through tools & the stories r Ss can share in using them
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A3: Lesson studies have been a huge help, allows me to observe Ts in action & instructional methods #atplc
  • MrDataGuy - Moderator Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A3: Collaborating and working with @PaulaMaeker on two chats. For someone I've never met we work well together. The power of the PLN #atplc
    In reply to @PaulaMaeker
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A3: Learned to use @mysimpleshow and @AdobeSpark from my PLN/PLC this year. I learn something every day #atplc
    In reply to @mysimpleshow, @AdobeSpark
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:24 PM EST
    What a great opportunity #atplc
    • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:23 PM EST
      #ATPLC A3 #edtechteam google summit in my district was amazing- trying to empower through tools & the stories r Ss can share in using them
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:24 PM EST
    There is never a moment that I'm not asking "What do I have to learn?" #atplc
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A3. I've learned my voice is important and I should be courageous and share it. #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A3) S dad on waiting list for โค๏ธtransplant, S has such strength/courage everyday...always amazed #ATPLC
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A3: The twitter network I've been building, opens a world to resources & #freePD. Oh and all these Ts brains I have open access to! #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:25 PM EST
    Wow! That's something they don't teach you in school #atplc
    • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:24 PM EST
      A3) S dad on waiting list for โค๏ธtransplant, S has such strength/courage everyday...always amazed #ATPLC
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:25 PM EST
    Bert & Ernie! The joy was all mine, friend! I learn so much with you! #atplc
    In reply to @MrDataGuy
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:26 PM EST
    Question 4 coming up in one minute #atplc
  • MrDataGuy - Moderator Dec 8 @ 9:26 PM EST
    Indeed you should! Keep it up #atplc
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:26 PM EST
    #ATPLC A3 oh & learning SO much from @gcouros in Innovator's Mindset-have taken my time reading it & will definitely come back to it a lot๐Ÿ˜Š
    In reply to @gcouros
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:27 PM EST
    Q4: What do you wish you had know before the year started in order to better support your classroom and school? Why? #atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:27 PM EST
    Thanks!#atplc
    In reply to @MrDataGuy
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:28 PM EST
    A4:It's always good to have the complete make up of your class. Once the year starts, Ss come in and you have to refresh and do over #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:28 PM EST
    A4: I wish I knew some of my Ss background as it would have helped me make connectections better and understand them. #atplc
  • Ben_educating Dec 8 @ 9:28 PM EST
    A4) More about Calkin's Units of study for reading & the challenges the T's would face while learning & implementing it #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:28 PM EST
    Understandable. It's a great read...well anything by @ToddWhitaker is! #atplc #LetsBeHonest
    In reply to @ToddWhitaker
  • nick_schumacher Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
    #atplc A4 I wish that I were more proficient teaching the Achieve3000 program to faculty.
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
    Ditto-We learned in Kinder. - You get what you get and you don't get upset - We take them all in and find ways to build relationships #atplc
    • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:28 PM EST
      A4: I wish I knew some of my Ss background as it would have helped me make connectections better and understand them. #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A4 I wish I had known that Ts needed more support with Ss taking ownership of their learning. We're on it now, though! #atplc
    • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:27 PM EST
      Q4: What do you wish you had know before the year started in order to better support your classroom and school? Why? #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A4: Once again a newbie ans- I had no idea how much time I would spend lesson planning & that pacing guides are not written in stone #atplc
    • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:27 PM EST
      Q4: What do you wish you had know before the year started in order to better support your classroom and school? Why? #atplc
  • SteeleThoughts Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A4: I wish I had taken a different approach to #GAFE implementation. I needed to be more direct with one PLC to lead the charge. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:30 PM EST
    I'm a principal and that stuff is good but eventually you go with your gut #atplc
    • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
      A4: Once again a newbie ans- I had no idea how much time I would spend lesson planning & that pacing guides are not written in stone #atplc
      • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:27 PM EST
        Q4: What do you wish you had know before the year started in order to better support your classroom and school? Why? #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:30 PM EST
    A4) Wish I had know about numerous changes happening w/Curriculum, not as transparent as I like #atplc
  • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:31 PM EST
    #ATPLC @JayBilly2 I need to head out early- thank you for an awesome chat!! Will check more ?'s tom๐Ÿ˜Š
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:31 PM EST
    at the same time I am glad I didn't because it gave us something to talk about that the S was comfortable telling me #ATplc
    In reply to @nick_schumacher
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A4: wish I had known more about the areas of struggle, both academic and socio-emotional, that Ss and their families are facing. #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:31 PM EST
    Thank you Nili for stopping by #atplc
    • nbartley6 Dec 8 @ 9:31 PM EST
      #ATPLC @JayBilly2 I need to head out early- thank you for an awesome chat!! Will check more ?'s tom๐Ÿ˜Š
      In reply to @JayBilly2
  • Ben_educating Dec 8 @ 9:32 PM EST
    Agree! Wish I had & want to cont to learn more about how to help Ss w/ mental health issues. Such a need! #atplc
    In reply to @MrRussoRH
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:32 PM EST
    A4: We teach the students we get and we push them as far as they'll go. It's easier if we know them but we don't always get that #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:33 PM EST
    Question 5 is happening in one minute #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:34 PM EST
    Q5: Learning never ends.By now, we've all received at least one eval/observation. What feedback did you get that you can implement #atplc
  • SteeleThoughts Dec 8 @ 9:34 PM EST
    I told my teachers I dropped the "leadership ball" at the faculty meeting on Monday. I hope to model vulnerability for my staff. #atplc
    • SteeleThoughts Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
      A4: I wish I had taken a different approach to #GAFE implementation. I needed to be more direct with one PLC to lead the charge. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:35 PM EST
    A5: I can do a better job of putting systems in place in order to support the ideas of all #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:35 PM EST
    Funny, I did the same thing and I promised to be more direct. It started today #atplc
    • SteeleThoughts Dec 8 @ 9:34 PM EST
      I told my teachers I dropped the "leadership ball" at the faculty meeting on Monday. I hope to model vulnerability for my staff. #atplc
      • SteeleThoughts Dec 8 @ 9:29 PM EST
        A4: I wish I had taken a different approach to #GAFE implementation. I needed to be more direct with one PLC to lead the charge. #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A5 Best coaching I've received is to approach everything w/ inquiry. Ask the right questions to engage both learner & leader #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A5: that I need to work on strategies to #fliptheclassroom. I was pulling too much weight & need to have my Ss take ownership #atplc
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A4.1: Working with a S and family for a few weeks where the base of Maslow is not being met...๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ˜“ #ATPLC
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A5: They liked my engagement strategies with graphing concepts and wanted to share with the math dept. #atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A5. I just need to push myself everyday. If you want to be great at something you've got to... #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A5) Had obs, no feedback, so self reflecting I feel need to work on praise, praise the process & Ss thinking more #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:39 PM EST
    Sorry abt that. When you're good, it's hard to give feedback #atplc
    • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:38 PM EST
      A5) Had obs, no feedback, so self reflecting I feel need to work on praise, praise the process & Ss thinking more #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:40 PM EST
    Getting ready for question 6 in one minute #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:40 PM EST
    I'm so sorry that you didn't receive feedback. That's a shame. #atplc
    In reply to @itsmeSpiri
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:41 PM EST
    Q6: Since this is #atplc - Give specific examples of things you have learned from your PLC teammates or your online PLN #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:41 PM EST
    A6: My twitter PLN has taught me various teaching strategies and networking for curriculum. #atplc
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:42 PM EST
    A5: always remembering to listen carefully and closely to what is being said. See first to understand then be understood...๐Ÿ’œ #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:42 PM EST
    A6: As I said before, I've learned about @AdobeSpark and @mysimpleshow from reading blogs online and screencasting from another #atplc
    In reply to @AdobeSpark, @mysimpleshow
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:43 PM EST
    A6: The best part of my PLN is that I'm inspired every day and pushed to be better #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:43 PM EST
    A6: strategies to reduce grading and even not actually needing to GRADE everything. I assumed anything we worked on had to be graded #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:44 PM EST
    A6 My PLC work has taught me that everyone is at different places on this journey & that's ok as long as they are moving forward #atplc
  • MrDataGuy - Moderator Dec 8 @ 9:44 PM EST
    A6: Not having a PLC my PLN is where I find support, empathy, when needed, and inspiration. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:44 PM EST
    It's really about the journey #atplc
    • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:44 PM EST
      A6 My PLC work has taught me that everyone is at different places on this journey & that's ok as long as they are moving forward #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A6) I've learned importance of meeting people where they are, accepting them how they are, embracing them, no expectations #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:47 PM EST
    Question 7 in one minute #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:47 PM EST
    I learned a lot as a coach. I wanted everyone to be me and then I learned that wasn't possible. Accept them and move forward #atplc
    • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:46 PM EST
      A6) I've learned importance of meeting people where they are, accepting them how they are, embracing them, no expectations #ATPLC
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A6:my online PLN has shared great tech tools/ideas,as well as ways to encourage Ss to work more independently to meet their interests.#atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:47 PM EST
    My PLN is awesome. Helps me stay grounded, focused, and inspired! #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:48 PM EST
    Q7: What is your personal learning goal for the new year? #atplc
  • MrDataGuy - Moderator Dec 8 @ 9:48 PM EST
    Traditionally in edu we have grouped people together. Truly, our Ss and educators come from different places and move at dif. paces. #atplc
    • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:44 PM EST
      A6 My PLC work has taught me that everyone is at different places on this journey & that's ok as long as they are moving forward #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:48 PM EST
    no expectations is HUGE! Had to be disappointed that way, and easier to be pleasantly surprised โ˜บ๏ธ #atplc
    In reply to @itsmeSpiri
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:48 PM EST
    A7: To get more involved in the school, build relationships and take my school # to the next level. #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7: I have a lot to learn and I want to keep on learning but my goal is to get at least level 1 google certification next year #atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7. Well I am going to meet my goals before deadline! #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:50 PM EST
    A7 Learning more from @DrRussQ work on intentionally building S voice into all of our conversations about learning #atplc
    • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:48 PM EST
      Q7: What is your personal learning goal for the new year? #atplc
  • MrDataGuy - Moderator Dec 8 @ 9:50 PM EST
    Q7: One goal - no more and no less - write like I mean it. #atplc
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:50 PM EST
    A7. I am going to write more. Hopeful to draft a book. ๐Ÿค“ #atplc
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:50 PM EST
    No Expectations is HUGE! Hard to be disappointed that way, and easier to be pleasantly surprised โ˜บ๏ธ #atplc
    In reply to @itsmeSpiri
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A6.1: continue to be reminded that there is sooooo much to learn and do to keep growing...keep striving to get better.๐Ÿ˜Š #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:51 PM EST
    Thank you so much @JayBilly2 for leading the learning tonight! Glad to add more brilliant edu-brains to my PLN! #atplc
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:51 PM EST
    No thank you! Great to be part of the crew! #atplc
    • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:51 PM EST
      Thank you so much @JayBilly2 for leading the learning tonight! Glad to add more brilliant edu-brains to my PLN! #atplc
      In reply to @JayBilly2
  • latoyadixon5 Dec 8 @ 9:52 PM EST
    Sounds like a great plan! #atplc
    In reply to @MrDataGuy
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:53 PM EST
    A7) Passionate abt gifted learners, most underserved learner in room, like to write book about how Ts can challenge them ...someday๐Ÿ˜‰ #ATPLC
  • MrsLandez Dec 8 @ 9:53 PM EST
    A7: personal goal is to become more acquainted & proficient w/ Google apps & classroom. I get a ChromeCart parked in my room! #edtech #atplc
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:53 PM EST
    A7: I want to keep growing in my abilities to coach and encourage Ts and Ss to do their best and keep learning and growing.๐Ÿ˜Š #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:53 PM EST
    Can't wait to read it #atplc
    • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:53 PM EST
      A7) Passionate abt gifted learners, most underserved learner in room, like to write book about how Ts can challenge them ...someday๐Ÿ˜‰ #ATPLC
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:54 PM EST
    Get ready for the final question in one minute #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:54 PM EST
    In line for a signed copy! #atplc
    In reply to @itsmeSpiri
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:55 PM EST
    Q8: What are your goals for students' learning and how do you plan to get there? #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:55 PM EST
    Someday...Need to find a publisher, apparently gifted learner is a hard sell ๐Ÿ™„ #ATPLC
    In reply to @JayBilly2
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:56 PM EST
    A8:My goals are that each student achieves to his/her highest levels. Through hard work and data driven instruction we can get there #atplc
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:56 PM EST
    A8: I want Ss to be more actively engaged and take ownership of their learning #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:57 PM EST
    Make sure you continue the conversations by following people you met tonight #atplc
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:57 PM EST
    A8 Ss self monitoring & designing their own learning to mastery based on goals & strengths #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:57 PM EST
    A8) Goal is for Ss to enjoy writing, build writing stamina ...so far so great! Ss Loving @KidblogDotOrg #atplc
    In reply to @KidblogDotOrg
  • MrRussoRH Dec 8 @ 9:57 PM EST
    A8: to do their personal best, to not give up...to keep pushing...even when it's hard. Support-support-support. #dowhateverittakes #atplc
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:58 PM EST
  • JayBilly2 Dec 8 @ 9:59 PM EST
    I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season. Bring joy to those around you and enjoy family and friends #atplc
  • itsmeSpiri Dec 8 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Yay! First in line will get free copy of book ๐Ÿ˜‰ #atplc
    In reply to @PaulaMaeker
  • PaulaMaeker Dec 8 @ 9:59 PM EST
    yahoooo!!! #atplc
    In reply to @itsmeSpiri
  • WinkelerD Dec 8 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Great job tonight @JayBilly2 #atplc
    In reply to @JayBilly2