#oklaed Archive

This is the official Twitter account for #OklaEd, thehashtag that brings OK educators together. #OklaEd is not political & promotes constructive dialogue.

Sunday July 2, 2017
9:00 PM EDT

  • participatechat Jul 2 @ 9:00 PM EDT
    Participate in the upcoming #oklaed by sharing resources and collaborating at https://t.co/PCV0aPuKUs
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:00 PM EDT
    Welcome to tonight's chat. Let's introduce ourselves! #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:00 PM EDT
    Kenny Ward principal @bridge_creek_ms #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:01 PM EDT
    Debbie Thoreson, P of 2nd grade girl, T of English 3 & AP, Dewey High School #deweyps #oklaed
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:01 PM EDT
    Melinda Parks, Westmoore High #OklaEd
  • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:01 PM EDT
    Erin Barnes here from Sapulpa OK AND @EpicCharter #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:01 PM EDT
    Kristy Cooper, Del City HS, Leadership/Math Teacher #oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:01 PM EDT
    #oklaed Janalyn Taylor, Clinton principal
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:01 PM EDT
    Sam Madewell. Mid-Del, SNU MAEL 42!! #oklaed
  • watersenglish Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Michelle Waters, 9-11th English. Wayne High School. OU grad student. #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Shelby, English #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Angela Little | #oklaed ADVOCATE | Edmond Public School Mom | Business Analyst
  • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Chad McGuire, Paoli Public Schools #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Kim, 4th grade T at Jefferson Elementary, Norman public schools. #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Trey Kirkpatrick Sulphur HS Sci, SNU โ€™18 OU โ€™10 #oklaed
  • gabshere Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Glen Abshere, elementary principal Claremore Public Schools #oklaed
  • saul02_terry Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
  • Learn_Inspired Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Kym Tinsley, Tahlequah Public Schools #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
    Steph Hime Elem. Curr. Dir. #cpsreds #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:02 PM EDT
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    Jennifer Seitsinger, Moore, Kindergarten #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    Dawn Collums Sped Director /teacher /admin intern at Harding Fine Arts Academy #newjob #helpitshighschool #oklaed
  • AprilStobbe Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    April Stobbe, Shawnee Board of Ed #oklaed
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    ๐Ÿ‘‹๐ŸพHi @kennethdward & #oklaed peeps! Stopping in to learn from these #EduGladiators here tonight!
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    #oklaed Shanna Mellott, English Teacher, Cache, Choosing the Road not Taken!
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    Kevin Hime Superintendent #cpsreds #oklaed
  • HaileyKay2018 Jul 2 @ 9:03 PM EDT
    Hailey Kay Burton, pre-service teacher from @oueducation #oklaed ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Nessa Perez, Technology Integration & Library Media Specialist, Clinton #cpsreds #OklaEd
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Jason Perez, and I'll be wrestling the entire KOCO News morning team tomorrow morning...because that's the "in" thing to do. #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Meghan Loyd, Vocal Music Director Midwest City High School!! #oklaed #MDPurpose
  • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Jami Reading Specialist Edmond #oklaed
  • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Good evening #oklaed friends. Todd from NY, HS assistant principal. ๐Ÿ˜Š
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    As we say at my school "stay in your circle" [of control] #OklaEd
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Jun Kim, Dir. of Tech. Moore #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
    Please be sure to read ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป #oklaed
  • Mark_Moring Jul 2 @ 9:05 PM EDT
    Mark Moring, principal, Clinton High School #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:05 PM EDT
    Glad you are jpining us for New York! #oklaed
    • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:04 PM EDT
      Good evening #oklaed friends. Todd from NY, HS assistant principal. ๐Ÿ˜Š
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:05 PM EDT
    Terri Cullen assoc prof @oueducation #oklaed
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:05 PM EDT
    Hey all! I'm Heather & tonight is my Twitter debut 4 my new position: Putnam City School's Science Curriculum Specialist #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:05 PM EDT
    Question 1 coming up! #oklaed
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:06 PM EDT
    We try to limit politics to 5th Sundays #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:06 PM EDT
    Sulphur Middle School Principal #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:06 PM EDT
    Q1 What does it mean to produce college & career ready Sโ€™s? #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:07 PM EDT
    Renee Bell, Teacher, Del City High School #oklaed
  • nancy_nwilliams Jul 2 @ 9:07 PM EDT
    Nancy Williams - Reading Specialist - Idabel Public Schools #oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:07 PM EDT
    Welcome to #oklaed!
    In reply to @MrRussoRH
  • joy4ok Jul 2 @ 9:07 PM EDT
    #Happy4thofJuly ๐ŸŽ‰ to everyone on tonight's #OklaEd chat.
  • gabshere Jul 2 @ 9:07 PM EDT
    #OklaEd
  • EduGladiators Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    ๐Ÿ“ฒ#EduGladiators returns SATURDAY w/@ClassTechTips leading the Tech Tips convo! #prinleaderchat #iaedchat #oklaed #txeduchat #DualLangChat
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    Lane HS math STL #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    Glad you can join!!!! #oklaed
    In reply to @mgrosstaylor, @kennethdward
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    A1: it means to have s's ready for life after high school. The Real World! #oklaed
  • SenorRico22 Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    Austin Rich. 8th grade Pre-Algebra Teacher. XC/Track coach. #oklaed
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    Either you prepare them for college or help them develop a skill #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
    A1: It means Ss are ready for the next step in their lives, whatever that may be - socially, intellectually, emotionally ready. #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: Young adults who can navigate a job or college w/o a mental breakdown. Or at least know who to ask in the midst of a breakdown #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A2) students prepared with skills to make thoughtful decisions on their own. #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: Giving our kids everything that they will need to succeed outside of our school's walls. #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1 Ss who are able to be self-sufficient in society, able to adapt to and provide for that society #oklaed
  • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: Ss who have relevant experiences that allow them to be confidently engaged & participating post secondary or in the work place. #oklaed
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: If we are to produce career/college ready Ss then we must give them the tools to build their own doors & opportunity to do so! #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1 Prepare Ss with more than just academic skills, but the ability to problem solve, think critically, and work with others. #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: HS grads will be ready for life after HS school, whether it's college or career #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    If an S is an A Student are they automatically C&C ready? #oklaed
    • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:08 PM EDT
      A1: it means to have s's ready for life after high school. The Real World! #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: Simply put...students will have a plan for life after high school and the tools to put that plan into action #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: Means Ss define success as they define it, not Ps, Ts, cultural norms. #lifeready #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1. To me it's 21st-century skills. And being able to problem solve. #oklaed
  • Learn_Inspired Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1 it means our Ss are ready for the real world and everything they will encounter when they leave the classroom #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
    A1: That S's are not just ready with "book smarts" for college, but they also have to tools for the "real world" for career ready #OklaEd
  • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1: Ss enter college w/out remedial courses, can communicate w/ other Ss and more importantly Profs. has a narrowed idea of end goal #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1: it's going way beyond the academics and preparing them for real life. It's nothing a textbook can teach. #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1: Ss have goals, have already taken steps to reach goals, may have already changed goals, know how to plan and succeed. #oklaed #mdpurpose
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1b Helped hook them up with apprenticeships & training and the networking skills to find real opportunities for themselves #OklaEd
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1: It means Ss who can problem solve, think for themselves, and have the confidence to interact with peers in prof. enviroment #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1. It means we produce well rounded and socially secure humans ready for a variety of life opportunities. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1: We have one mouth and two ears and eyes for a reason... going to sit back and see what I can learn from everyone else. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1: it's going way beyond the academics and preparing them for real life. It's nothing a textbook can teach or a test. #oklaed
  • AlleyBeth Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    Alright, #Oklaed, I awake and about. Allison, former OK English Teacher. Recent NC transplant.
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1 | It means to graduate students who have the mindset to pursue college or have a strong work ethic. Future ready. #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    Not taking offense but wondering what you mean by the narrowed idea? #oklaed
    • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
      A1: Ss enter college w/out remedial courses, can communicate w/ other Ss and more importantly Profs. has a narrowed idea of end goal #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    What role do skills like perserverance and work ethic play? #oklaed
    • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
      A1: Ss who have relevant experiences that allow them to be confidently engaged & participating post secondary or in the work place. #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
    A1- Preparing students for college or employment opportunities...or both ๐Ÿ˜‰#OklaEd
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    a1 Ss grad w/strong knowledge of newer & emerging careers and skills to pursue them. (STEM, 4C's) #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    A1b: It means providing them a roadmap of "Real Life" and showing them how to take detours without a crisis. #oklaed
  • saul02_terry Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    C&C ready means they 1st must enjoy learning. B problem solvers able to think for themselves n work on a team. #Oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    Heather Pyle, Moore, Elementary computer ed. #oklaed
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    Exactly! Graduating from HS simply to work at a low wage paying job for the rest of their lives is not the goal. #oklaed
    In reply to @coach57
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    A1 kids have practical skills but also have the ability to make decisions, process info, and navigate the world independently #OklaEd
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    Are the "real world skills" more important than book smarts? #oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
      A1: That S's are not just ready with "book smarts" for college, but they also have to tools for the "real world" for career ready #OklaEd
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
    NOPE. Have known several A students with no common sense. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    Problem solving is key I think! #oklaed
    • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
      A1. To me it's 21st-century skills. And being able to problem solve. #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    A1. I might add with the knowledge that they will have to learn beyond formal education for the rest of their lives. #Oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
      A1 | It means to graduate students who have the mindset to pursue college or have a strong work ethic. Future ready. #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป #oklaed
    In reply to @ebarnes73
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    A1) for me it's all about Ss being able to do their own research and be able to see the value and truth of the information they see #oklaed
  • AlleyBeth Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    A1: Students have the tools and experience needed for them to transition easily into career/college. #Oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    #oklaed Jena Ball, CritterKin creator joining for the first time. Question one is a doozy :-)
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    Yes, have to pay electric bill to get to Google #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
      Are the "real world skills" more important than book smarts? #oklaed
      • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
        A1: That S's are not just ready with "book smarts" for college, but they also have to tools for the "real world" for career ready #OklaEd
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    This makes me think about all the writing about having students understand the value of failure. #oklaed
    In reply to @djthoreson
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    A1: Making sure we don't put a blanket of the education on all Ss. Recognize each student is unique and has diff skills #oklaed
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
    #oklaed A1: Giving them opportunities to plan, design, implement, & discuss ideas that relate to their interests or career choices.
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:13 PM EDT
    Excellent discussion! Q2 on deck! #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:13 PM EDT
    We should also make sure to prepare Ss for life after college...like when they try to get a transcript. #salty #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:13 PM EDT
    I feel you need both to really be successful. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:11 PM EDT
      Are the "real world skills" more important than book smarts? #oklaed
      • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:09 PM EDT
        A1: That S's are not just ready with "book smarts" for college, but they also have to tools for the "real world" for career ready #OklaEd
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:13 PM EDT
    Absolutely! #oklaed We have to teach our students to fail successfully - and how to revise without calling it failure.
    In reply to @DrTerriC
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    #oklaed Ss w confidence to meet challenges, security to know they can ask questions without being seen as weak, know where to get support.
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    That why I am so interested in @WayfindingAcad cuz they are working to have students define purpose early on b4 massive loans #oklaed
    • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
      I had 5 majors and no guidance. It cost me WAY more than it should have to get through school.
      In reply to @DrTerriC
  • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    A1: C & C ready means Ss can problem solve and think analytically #oklaed
  • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    Not necessarily. Just means they learned how to play the game. They may need to re-learn the rules for the next step. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    It's hard for Ts to do that when their knowledge base is mostly traditional careers, not tech-related. #oklaed
    In reply to @lsmellott
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    for me I try to be sure that they see ideas in the computer field they might find meaningful. #oklaed
    In reply to @lsmellott
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    LOVE THIS! wouldn't it be great if we inspired Ss to be lifelong learners?!?! #oklaed
    • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
      A1. I might add with the knowledge that they will have to learn beyond formal education for the rest of their lives. #Oklaed
      • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:10 PM EDT
        A1 | It means to graduate students who have the mindset to pursue college or have a strong work ethic. Future ready. #oklaed
  • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
    They underpin everything...they give Ss the drive to continue when confronted with a roadblock or setback. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • ahicktiger Jul 2 @ 9:15 PM EDT
    A1For our school,after a RIF,in order to keep one of our AG teachers,community raised the upcoming years salary. #electivesMatter #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:15 PM EDT
    A2: This scares me a little because in some places it = making dependent kids. Push them! Have high expectations! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • massignmenthelp Jul 2 @ 9:15 PM EDT
    8 Best Online Courses to Master Data Science https://t.co/8nCU0diGZK #hsgovchat #iaedchat #oklaed
  • AssignmentHelpN Jul 2 @ 9:15 PM EDT
    7 Productive Activities to Make the Best use of Summer Vacations https://t.co/7IWgJiMM2a #hsgovchat #iaedchat #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:15 PM EDT
    look for the value of failure latter in the chat! #oklaed
    • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
      This makes me think about all the writing about having students understand the value of failure. #oklaed
      In reply to @djthoreson
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    Are we defining it based on conformity as a standard for "success" or learning? #oklaed
    In reply to @room20awesome
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    #oklaed College & career ready=2 different things. Colleges still test focused while 21st cent demands creative, collaborative thinkers.
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    A2 | I feel like students don't get enough hands on experience and they mostly do conceptualizing. At least from an IT perspective. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    A2) simple answer: yes. Complex answer: their emotional, mental, and physical needs are very important. #oklaed
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    Sometimes we get caught up in the rhetoric. Guide them and offer them choices Career tech, concurrent, AP, technology etc #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    And that doesn't mean they can answer the word problem in the textbook, rather apply interdisciplinary scientific modeling process #oklaed
    In reply to @epsjamiwest
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    Not an A2: I worry that "educate the whole child" is becoming another slogan without actual substance #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    We should start planning for post HS in the begining of MS IMO #oklaed
    • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      That why I am so interested in @WayfindingAcad cuz they are working to have students define purpose early on b4 massive loans #oklaed
      • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:12 PM EDT
        I had 5 majors and no guidance. It cost me WAY more than it should have to get through school.
        In reply to @DrTerriC
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    A2: why NOT educate the whole kid? I'm starting morning meetings in the fall and focusing on how to be a good human #OklaEd
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    A2 good question. One would think that would be true, but this isn't an area I know much about. #OklaEd
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    A2: We know the Ss, meet their needs, fill in the gaps socially, emotionally, academically. Help them find what feeds their souls. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
    A2: Just as we must differentiate teaching methods, we must do the same w/our course offerings/programs to meet Ss diverse needs. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    Tyler Bridges, @k20center Associate Director, checking in late! Hate that I am missing wisdom from @kennethdward. #Family #oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    ...I, uh, may have been one of those kids...#oklaed #justalittlesheltered
    In reply to @mcappsparks
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    A2a Wow, big question. Simply put...yes, when we educated the whole Ss they will be prepared for the future. #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    Q2)Social emotional supports! Maslow before Blooms, often said not always done!!#Oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    Not clear on how this could cre8 dependent S's? Shouldn't we teach them perserverance & how to solve their own problems? #oklaed
    • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:15 PM EDT
      A2: This scares me a little because in some places it = making dependent kids. Push them! Have high expectations! #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
        Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    Soft skills as well as cold hard facts. Secret sauce is hitting both elements. Speaking, writing, & using knowledge gained in school #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    A2: I believe that they do. Working with each individual S on their goals is one step to getting the@ ready. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    A2 not necessarily. Ts must be willing to adapt, focusing on the Ss needs, not worrying solely about the subject info #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
    a2 Educ the whole S is a great goal, but Ps are hugely important in that mission and they are diverse. #oklaed
  • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    I would say that they are for the most part. Not to say that book smarts aren't valuable but we get more from experience #Oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2: Yes. We should be doing this, but be aware that we don't fall into the buzzword trap. #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2a. In core classes, we focus to much on the test. To educate the "whole kid" we need to find lessons that allows problem solving & #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2: have to be careful with edu buzz words. But I think whole child is academics & social emotional learning as well. #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2- Educating the whole child means providing for more than academic needs-includes social/emotional support systems #OklaEd
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2: By not teaching AT them. Be their guide and let them learn to educate themselves with our help and resources. #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2: the 140 characters is killing me tonight. Yes, when the S is firing on all cylinders, he's more C&C ready. #hasittogether #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    Holla! These kids are going to be our neighbors and peers. I want good humans all around me. #oklaed
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    #oklaed THIS
    • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:17 PM EDT
      Q2)Social emotional supports! Maslow before Blooms, often said not always done!!#Oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
        Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • AlleyBeth Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    A2: Curious about thoughts on this. It's something I want to work towards. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    Buzz words. Words that make me #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    We must encourage both the creative and analytical sides! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
      Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    #oklaed A2 if they have been able to practice problem solving, inquiry, character dev., quality education, they should have a step ahead.
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    I agree but not in the formal career sense. More in the exploration direction #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
    #oklaed A2: Neuroscience shows Ss who have SEL learn better! We must stop standardization & competition & focus on collaboration instead.
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
    You've inspired me! I don't really know what I'm doing, but I'm DOING IT!!! #oklaed
    In reply to @vperezy
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
    We can't ignore the fact that we will produce artisit, mucisians, and many things our "core classes" do not serve! #oklaed
    • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
      A2: Just as we must differentiate teaching methods, we must do the same w/our course offerings/programs to meet Ss diverse needs. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
        Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
    A2b. Team building. This is where I feel extracurricular play a major role and making up those skills to be more career ready. #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
    A2b Educating the whole child requires a cohesive vision among educators, & a commitment to making learning meaningful and useful! #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
    Lead them through "their learning"! #oklaed
    • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
      A2: By not teaching AT them. Be their guide and let them learn to educate themselves with our help and resources. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
    A2: Good start would be to stop treating votech as only an option for non college bound Ss. Encourage Ss to explore an interest #OklaEd
  • SchoolChoiceOK Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    Govt school monopoly would've been seen by the founding generation as intolerable tyranny https://t.co/vRGPQ4CxoQ #EdChoice #July4th #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    Educating the whole child also could mean providing more opps for play and socializing with their peers. #oklaed as well as academics.
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Agree completely Anne. Engage and empower Ss. Give them a say in what and HOW they learn. Find their differences & celebrate them
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    Focus on educating the kid! The test will take care of itself if we just focus on the little things & the kid right in front of us! #oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
      A2a. In core classes, we focus to much on the test. To educate the "whole kid" we need to find lessons that allows problem solving & #OklaEd
  • saul02_terry Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    A2 Educ the whole child is developing them in every aspect of life: character, personal responsibility n academically All in! #Oklaed
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    #oklaed BINGO!
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
      We can't ignore the fact that we will produce artisit, mucisians, and many things our "core classes" do not serve! #oklaed
      • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
        A2: Just as we must differentiate teaching methods, we must do the same w/our course offerings/programs to meet Ss diverse needs. #oklaed
        • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
          Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    I was rereading some stuff for our online masters -a totally appropriate quote for #Oklaed today!! https://t.co/bLCmcPCDxh
  • nancy_nwilliams Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    A2 Teachers serve as a model of good behavior. We need to make good citizens of students in addition to content learning. #oklaed
  • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    #OklaEd 8th grade science teacher in Edmond-sorry checking in late
  • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    A2: I think Ss who have had experiences that are multi modal and address not just academics but also SEL are better adjusted indeed. #oklaed
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    #oklaed A2: Each S should be on an individual learning plan that shows their strengths, weaknesses, career choices, interests, and talents.
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    A2: Goal is an individual thinker who can apply concepts and problem solve while becoming a contributing member of society than YES! #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
    Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    Absolutely! Research indicates the arts/C&T actually is what motivates majority of Ss to stay in HS. Course balance is needed. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    Absolutely. We no longer have to be there giver of all information. Teach them to read and then enjoy reading to learn ;) #oklaed
    In reply to @JenaiaMorane
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    Thanks Erin! #oklaed
    In reply to @ebarnes73, @kennethdward
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    YES, yet we get caught up in conforming to fed, state, local define of success. Tough to change our actions to match our belief. #oklaed
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    BINGO! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
      We can't ignore the fact that we will produce artisit, mucisians, and many things our "core classes" do not serve! #oklaed
      • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:16 PM EDT
        A2: Just as we must differentiate teaching methods, we must do the same w/our course offerings/programs to meet Ss diverse needs. #oklaed
        • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
          Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    #AMEN ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป #oklaed
    In reply to @mcappsparks
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    #Oklaed This is a pet peeve of mine. Each child=different & has unique piece of our collective puzzle. Let's help them find, explore & share
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    A3: Electives classes are the best and for many of my Ss they are the only reason they look forward to coming to school. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:21 PM EDT
    Teaching them the value of failure, how to perservere, how to solve problems w/knowledge, how to cre8 not just regergitate. #oklaed
    • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      What exactly are you meaning as far as educating the whole kid compared to what most schools do now?
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    A3) as adults they will have to choose what interest them and pursue it. Electives should be preparing them for that. #OklaEd
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    That's where the technology comes in :) #oklaed
    In reply to @MPSTechnology
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    Definately not too early! #oklaed
    • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:19 PM EDT
      I started talking to my children in 6th that they need to start looking and planning for the future.
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • MrRussoRH Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    Indeed!!! #oklaed
    In reply to @KimberBlodgett
  • James409Jason Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    Jason James here. Checking in late. At DFW picking up @amajames1212 from her trip to Cozumel! #oklaed #recharge
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    A2b: Ss need opportunities for problem based learning, chances to fail and regroup and confidence to face those challenges #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    #oklaed Yes, Coop!!!
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
      A2a. In core classes, we focus to much on the test. To educate the "whole kid" we need to find lessons that allows problem solving & #OklaEd
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    Extra-curricular classes have a purposes and winning is a small part Developing the "whole" child is why we use tx-payer $$ #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
    #Oklaed This confounds me. Children LOVE to learn. It's in their DNA. So why force them to adhere to something unnatural & make edu painful?
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    YES. While I don't regret my history degree, I can't imagine what I could do if I'd been exposed to tech before college. #oklaed
  • ahicktiger Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A3So many things learned. Not just for career, but for life at home, life in the world. Opportunities to see things normally hidden. #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A2. Absolutely!Core and arts are super important,but schools must empower Ss.Doesnt matter what they know if they cant use it.#oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A3) finding passions and things to wind down. Give their brains a break or find what they really love. Find their passion to learn. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    Social emotional maturity, perserverence, being able to recieve feedback and revise to improve, face down doubt, Create! #oklaed
    • AlleyBeth Jul 2 @ 9:18 PM EDT
      A2: Curious about thoughts on this. It's something I want to work towards. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:14 PM EDT
        Q2 Do schools that have a focus on educating the whole kid produce Sโ€™s that are more C&C ready? How do we educate the whole kid?#oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    Yes ma'am! School/District's organizational culture has to change. Too often is indiv. Ts. The "lucky" Ss to get those Ts. #oklaed
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A3 A HUGE ROLE. For many students, that's where they learn about teamwork, cooperation, leadership, communication, and so much more #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A3: Check out my A2b. I feel extracurricular is the bridge between core and graduation. It's not all about the quadratic formula. #OklaEd
  • ebarnes73 Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    Electives are what make me most sad about declining Ts, electives help Ss find their passions. We need them. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    We should always be asking this question? Need to spark curiosity! #oklaed
    In reply to @MPSTechnology
  • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
    A3: These classes are so vital! Ss develop interests and talents they can carry with them well past HS. #OklaEd
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3: Depends on the size of school. Been in a school where electives were few and was first depended on schedule vs interest #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    #Oklaed To me, whole child = body, mind, and social-emotional. We must nurture all 3 if we hope to grow caring, competent, capable adults.
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3: Electives and non-core classes help Ss see possibilities and remind them that life isn't just what's in the core. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3: These are the classes that the students remember. They build confidence, character, leadership. #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3 | Electives can help with public speaking, becoming tech savvy, decompressing, etc. they help create a well rounded individual. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3: electives =INCREDIBLY important. My hall neighbor is drama teacher, her Ss give me life! Electives are where Ss find themselves #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3 electives allow a Ss to choose their education. Sadly Ive seen many Ss who choose a class bc it is easy not bc theyโ€™re interested #oklaed
  • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    #oklaed A3) Electives allow students to explore wide range of opportunities, which expands horizon for future-very important! #oklaed
  • nancy_nwilliams Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    A3 Those classes broaden the horizon for students and create opportunities for new experiences they might otherwise lack. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    You got me!!! Why must we beat the joy of learning out of them ๐Ÿ˜ช #oklaed
    In reply to @JenaiaMorane
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    By product of testing we value non tested subjects differently. Every class with a paid teacher should be taught as a core #OKlaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
    Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
    • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
      A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • Mark_Moring Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    A3, allow students to individualize their education based on their interests. Many are the lifeblood of the school! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    Does that include vocal music? #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    #oklaed I love watching our Botball teams work together to make the challenges run correctly. Exactly what you are describing.
    • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:22 PM EDT
      A2b: Ss need opportunities for problem based learning, chances to fail and regroup and confidence to face those challenges #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    A3: Extra Curricular rock!!! Thats were Ss interests and passions are, that's why the come! #oklaed
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    A3: electives and non-core classes are normally S chosen, therefore the S enjoys it more. The S will pick their C&C. Student Choice.#oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    A3 Many non-core courses prepare for college and career i.e.-Speech class has helped me w/ public speaking. Electives are important #OklaEd
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    A3b. I also feel if there was enough time, we should find one extracurricular for each and every S, to participate in. #OklaEd
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    #Oklaed YES! Thank you Todd. Play is the hardest, most productive work a child does. The fact that it is also joyful should be celebrated!
    In reply to @MrRussoRH, @KimberBlodgett
  • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    That would be best to teach that you way. That would also require a whole school effort in collaboration with all stakeholders #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
    Yes!!! it is the best class ever. #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
    Exactly!!!!! #oklaed
    • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
      A3: These are the classes that the students remember. They build confidence, character, leadership. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
    Our drama class builds confidence, literacy skills, public speaking, and on and on! #oklaed
    • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
      A3: electives =INCREDIBLY important. My hall neighbor is drama teacher, her Ss give me life! Electives are where Ss find themselves #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
        Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
    A3a Electives can be interdisciplinary but also allow students to choose & strive for mastery over time, not just one year. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
    A4:just as I said, more play! More socializing and problem solving. We have to stop viewing play & learning as opposites. #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
    Yes and often they are where students who struggle academically can shine!!#oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
      Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
      • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
        A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
    A3. Electives help students learn the best way for them to learn and pinpoint a direction for life. Their intrests are magnified. #oklaed
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    #oklaed A3: Electives show Ss other career choices. Athletics=Coach or physical trainer, Drama=Actor/Actress or a writer, Choir=singer.
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A4: Not to sure bc I think we already graduate them too early to make these life decisions. Wish Sr year ended at age 20 #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A4) do you things like exploring to identify aptitude. For example, coding! exploratory coding in elem =better math choices in ms. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A3: They're not just extras, though! Electives relate to core classes and show Ss how math is tied to music, art to lit, etc. #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A4: Tell them to remember their college ID number. They might need it for important stuff like requesting a transcript. #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A4 In early yrs, we expose our students to a variety of career awareness opportunities. Love our field trips and business partners! #OklaEd
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    Pulling students from electives (or specials, in elementary school) was one of the first practices I extinguished as a principal #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A3: Hunanity, leadership, cooperation, compassion! Creativity! Rewards that do not come in letter or percentage form #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    Not all S's will grow up to be scientist and that is ok! #oklaed
    • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
      Yes and often they are where students who struggle academically can shine!!#oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
        Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
        • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
          A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • MrWilliamsOK Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    8th gr history for @GWCarverMSTulsa part of #successtps At NEA-RA in boston lurking #oklaed from afar...
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    a4 Vision casting, love of thinking and analysis. Robots will replace routine. #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    #oklaed A3: I don't understand why arts are electives at all. Anything that nurtures heart, mind & body should be required.
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    #CPSREDS offers numerous required classes in MS so HS students have flexibility and can take more electives #OKlaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
    A3 Electives are the first opportunity some Ss have to explore interests. Electives help Ss build confidence and find success. #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    A3: Music has been my connection to sanity, often my connection to God when I've been so burdened I could hardly breathe. #Valued #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • ProfeSteiner Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    A4 Remember to relate their learning back to the "real world" Make the learning relevant and not just teach to the test. #OklaEd
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    Thank you!!! This is the last thing that those students need. #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75, @kennethdward
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    Did you just become a Canadian? #OklaEd
    • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
      A4: Not to sure bc I think we already graduate them too early to make these life decisions. Wish Sr year ended at age 20 #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    Should we do more with play in the early grades? #oklaed
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    A4: Identify their interests earlier, allow the S to have a more individualized plan to help them see early success often. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    #oklaed WE treat so called electives as less important that traditional academic subjects. Why?
  • SenorRico22 Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    A3: Involvement in elective courses provides students the opp. to experience real-world situations (failure, triumph, growth, etc.). #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    Pet Peeve. I get why, but electives are just as important. I have other T's tell me it is just "Leadership".I do have a lesson plan #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
      Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
      • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
        A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    A4: I wish we could focus less on the end product and more on the journey. The "right" answer isn't always the path to learning. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • maverikcrq Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
    A1) College ready = disciplinary literacy. Career ready = 21st century themes & modern skills #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A4 make sure our Ss are being taught some basic life skills #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A4: Expose Ss to real world events, critical thinking, problem solving #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A4: Start the process with students AND parents earlier. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    Is it ever too early to let them cre8 & problem solve? #oklaed
    • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
      A4:just as I said, more play! More socializing and problem solving. We have to stop viewing play & learning as opposites. #oklaed
  • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A4) More cooperative learning and real life experiences, such as not everyone gets a trophy. See failure as growth-not as defeat #oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A3b Electives require balance. My Ss came before/after school, on wknd, brought friends. They saw real value & learned 2 take crit. #oklaed
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    When your kids are 19 you will be ready to send them off to college #oklaed
    • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:27 PM EDT
      A4: Not to sure bc I think we already graduate them too early to make these life decisions. Wish Sr year ended at age 20 #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A4: Quit babying them. Learned helplessness is a real problem that often begins young and builds as the kid ages. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A4: Continue to allow them explore and ask Qs. We should all be stuck as the "Why" generation! #oklaed
  • joy4ok Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    A1: Ensuring Ss are equipped w/competitive skills, experiences, a plan & self-discipline to hit the ground running in postsecondary. #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    True but to be able to think-model real pblms like a scientist (detective) will be the gateway to viable careers. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
    I took choir, I cant sing, but it was such a FAMILY I'll never forget it #oklaed
    In reply to @lsmellott
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    Introduce Ss 2 the diversity of possible areas of interest for future studies/different applications of the cores #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:20 PM EDT
      Q3 What role do electives or non-core classes play in preparing our Sโ€™s for what they will face after they graduate? #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    A4. Quit testing them all the time and let them explore. You guys all seem to be fine having not been tested to death. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    I won't pull a child from specials or recess. I am making my job harder by doing so and not valuing my student. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
      Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
      • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
        A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • conniewise Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    Tricks to Catching Low Performing Students Before They Fail https://t.co/H7hQaV1e49 via @WeAreTeachers #oklaed
  • maverikcrq Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    A1) Not necessarily. It means they received an A in HS #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    A4 | teach them what it means to be self starters. During their senior year, push them to be proactive not reactive. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    A4) I try to show Ss all the different parts of computer jobs. Programming, hardware, everything. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    A4: More time in every grade for a legitimate "genius" hour class ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป#oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    As a Choir Teacher I would like to insert that everyone can sing, it is just a matter of your training. #oklaed
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3, @lsmellott
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    Playing to learn has a place in all grades #makerspaces #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ true! #oklaed
    In reply to @coach57
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    many of our great leaders needed remediation in school, should embed remediation in classes.#oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:28 PM EDT
      Pet Peeve. I get why, but electives are just as important. I have other T's tell me it is just "Leadership".I do have a lesson plan #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
        Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
        • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
          A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    I think we should do more play at all grades!!! #oklaed
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    A4 #oklaed READ! READ! READ! Make sure Ss can read and comprehend. It makes EVERY subject better. It's hard battle if they are struggling HS
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
    Work ethic! Teach them to be self motivated for sure! #oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
      A4 | teach them what it means to be self starters. During their senior year, push them to be proactive not reactive. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
        Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    AMEN!!! #oklaed
    • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
      A4: Quit babying them. Learned helplessness is a real problem that often begins young and builds as the kid ages. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
        Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    A4 Let them work together, collaborate, and problem solve. Student driven PB leaning could be a start. #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    Oooo you just gave me a confidence boost ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’๐Ÿป #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd, @lsmellott
  • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    #oklaed A4 continue to remind early childhood teachers that Ss they have now will be in jobs that don't even exist now.
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    A4: More real world courses..like credit and how it works. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    #Oklaed It's important to acknowledge that so called "academic" learning is a very narrow, regimented approach to edu. There are others.
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    Not a bad idea! I don't like Trump and a huge @gcouros fan! I think I'd fit in ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป #oklaed
    In reply to @DrTerriC, @gcouros
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    Don't worry Coop, they don't get to see the amazing things I do as your neighbor! #oklaed
    In reply to @kriscoop80
  • maverikcrq Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    A2) Not necessarily. We educate the whole kid by challenging them to develop & demonstrate their talent & thinking #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    (2 of 2) Ss may find they actually love something they originally had no interest in #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:31 PM EDT
    And don't get openly frustrated when they aren't self motivated. Teach them! #oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:30 PM EDT
      A4 | teach them what it means to be self starters. During their senior year, push them to be proactive not reactive. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
        Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    A4. The early years focuses to much on the test. They have "star" testing days. They are kids. Make learning fun!! #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    I am having a hell of a good time in the fab lab. #oklaed @OUInnovationHub maybe we should all play more too!!
    In reply to @coach57, @OUInnovationHub
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Absolutely! #oklaed d
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Yes, this is a tough decision to make. I attempt to rotate and do some work before or after school if possible. #oklaed Balance is key.
    • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
      Yes and often they are where students who struggle academically can shine!!#oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
        Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
        • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
          A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Question 5 coming up! #oklaed
  • cherity7 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    A4 Keep a certified librarian in every school. Students learn to find, use and create with information from the library. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Cooperative learning: focus not just on Teacher/Student but also Student/Student. Gotta build productive/empathetic community #oklaed
    • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
      A4) More cooperative learning and real life experiences, such as not everyone gets a trophy. See failure as growth-not as defeat #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Comprehension is an often forgotten part #oklaed
    In reply to @Carlettahurt
  • HelenWilt Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Hey, this looks interesting. Mind if I jump in? #oklaed
  • joy4ok Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Yes this! #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    One word.... YES!!!!! #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    Even in Grad school @SNU_MAEL #oklaed
  • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    A4: Fostering a growth mindset in our Ss. Too many of them are afraid to fail. Develop preservance in Ss #OklaEd
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
    In high quality EC programs, what may appear as random play is actually a well constructed learning opportunity by the teacher. ๐Ÿ’ก#OklaEd
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    #Oklaed I don't know, but that needs to go. We need every creative, collaborative, JOYFUL outside the box thinker we can get and PRONTO!
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • jcbjr Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    #Oklaed A4: Late again... Need to start early facilitating skills of Effective Learning, problem solving, communicating, & working in teams.
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
      Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    Is it ever too early to nurture them to be aspiring leaders? #oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
      A4. The early years focuses to much on the test. They have "star" testing days. They are kids. Make learning fun!! #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    We should do more play in all grades! Helps us construct meaning and apply knowledge...and sometimes it's just a much needed break. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    You might look up my carpool karaoke video from last week and differ #passthescopeedu #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd, @ShelbyJr3, @lsmellott
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    A4b. Let HS teach test skills to prepare for the real world. & test taking is a skill since S's will have to take tests for C and C #oklaed
  • educatormann Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    A1: It means students are empowered to use their gifts/strengths/talents to improve the world. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    We should play more and integrate play into our teaching.. why I want to take my Wii to my classroom. #oklaed
  • maverikcrq Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    A3) They expand Ss' knowledge, extend their thinking, & encourage talent development #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    #oklaed A4: Give them many opportunities to explore their career choices, talents, and interests. Listen to speakers & read about it.
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    I'm trying to figure out what level of Dante's Inferno is the "OBU Transcript Request Process." #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75
  • AprilStobbe Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    Don't only offer "leadership" to those who perform in the top of the class or have to apply by subjective application. #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    it counts as staring at paper #oklaed
    In reply to @vperezy, @Carlettahurt
  • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    Absolutely not! I've seen Kinders problem solve beautifully! #OklaEd
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:29 PM EDT
      Is it ever too early to let them cre8 & problem solve? #oklaed
      • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
        A4:just as I said, more play! More socializing and problem solving. We have to stop viewing play & learning as opposites. #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
    Absolutely not!!! Start early!! And don't just look at the kids who get A's!! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
      Is it ever too early to nurture them to be aspiring leaders? #oklaed
      • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
        A4. The early years focuses to much on the test. They have "star" testing days. They are kids. Make learning fun!! #oklaed
  • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    I think having involvement from the P's at early ages makes a world of difference so I would say more collaboration w/ the parents #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    A4: #mdpurpose added debate in elementary. Gives kids opportunities to overcome fears and build speaking skills BIGLY. #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    #oklaed Loving this Chat!! All in my feels!!!
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    Yes!! I noticed it in my first graders. We would take time to celebrate mistakes and the leaning that came from them! #oklaed
    • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
      A4: Fostering a growth mindset in our Ss. Too many of them are afraid to fail. Develop preservance in Ss #OklaEd
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
        Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    #Oklaed It's interesting that studies show employers are actively looking to hire grads who are creative thinkers, NOT test takers.
    In reply to @LaneWalker2
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    My youngest daughter was told she was a great leader in her kindergarten class. #oklaed never too early!
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
      Is it ever too early to nurture them to be aspiring leaders? #oklaed
      • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
        A4. The early years focuses to much on the test. They have "star" testing days. They are kids. Make learning fun!! #oklaed
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
    Agreed!!! #oklaed
  • HelenWilt Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    Good for you Jason! #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75, @kennethdward
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    Sometimes we need to slow down & follow up what we teach! #oklaed
    • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
      Comprehension is an often forgotten part #oklaed
      In reply to @Carlettahurt
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    And in secondary too!! #oklaed
    In reply to @KimberBlodgett
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    We need more play in secondary, too! I want my Ss to not be so afraid to be wrong, but to wonder & explore like Pre-K. #oklaed
  • educatormann Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    Healthy communities have healthy schools and vice versa. Can't have one without the other. #oklaed
    In reply to @Christy_writes, @PiedmontSchools
  • maverikcrq Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    A4) Teach them conceptually & procedurally as well as factually & metacognitively. Have them learn a foreign language in K-3 #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:35 PM EDT
    A4. We have to instill in our Ss from K-12 to dream BIG & be limitless b/c sometimes the best ideas have humble beginnings. #oklaed
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    A4 More AP Capstone-esk classes but not just 4 AP kids; make it for all Ss & make community connections 4 internships/guest speakers #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    And make sure our librarians & librarys are innovative & creative zones! #oklaed
    • cherity7 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
      A4 Keep a certified librarian in every school. Students learn to find, use and create with information from the library. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:25 PM EDT
        Q4 How can we do better in the early years to better prepare our Sโ€™s for post high school life? #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    Stealing @OUInnovationHub idea. We can create this! Ts get room of future, innovate/create,Ts can observe/lrn from others. #oklaed
    In reply to @DrTerriC, @coach57, @OUInnovationHub, @OUInnovationHub
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    Quit trying to impress with your fancy literacy-based tweets! #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    #CPSREDS maker Monday invites parents to join in makerspace activities #oklaed @MrsHime @NMeget
    • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      I think having involvement from the P's at early ages makes a world of difference so I would say more collaboration w/ the parents #oklaed
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    PREACH @KimberBlodgett!! Play is universal and for ALL ages. My middle schoolers love to play. #oklaed
    • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:26 PM EDT
      A4:just as I said, more play! More socializing and problem solving. We have to stop viewing play & learning as opposites. #oklaed
  • HelenWilt Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    Yes, and it should be illegal to do so. Do you want your conference time taken for a faculty mtg you missed? #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:24 PM EDT
      Do we too often pull S's from electives to remediate? #oklaed
      • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
        A3: non core classes help Ss decide their interests,get to know themselves, and peers they have things in common with. So important. #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Wonderful Jennifer! IMHO mistakes are stepping stones to discovery. Humans are iterative learners. Mistakes are HOW we learn best.
    In reply to @room20awesome
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    A5: Adding more creativity to assignments helps - and it allows the other Ss to play a little too. :-) #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:36 PM EDT
    I just told Cody how much I was enjoying this bc of all the happy people #oklaed
    In reply to @kriscoop80
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    A5. We should be differentiating & offering different types of activities. We can't say at work, I'm a right brain #oklaed #poorscience
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    That's all I got! #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75
  • educatormann Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    A4: Teach them where they are developmentally. I hate when MS teaches like them HS because they're "preparing" for the next level. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    Get "out of the box" #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    A5: So right brained people are our Left Handers, right? So the question is how do we get our Ss to be ambidextrous? #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    Was very impressed W/your leadership group @DelCityStuCo because it wasn't just the gr8 academiucally successful S's! #oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
      Absolutely not!!! Start early!! And don't just look at the kids who get A's!! #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
        Is it ever too early to nurture them to be aspiring leaders? #oklaed
        • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
          A4. The early years focuses to much on the test. They have "star" testing days. They are kids. Make learning fun!! #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
    #oklaed The whole left brain and right brain concept is being called into question. This article is pretty good: https://t.co/IXv4nLSyyY
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    a5 Teach Ss to think creageously! #oklaed
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    True. True. Very True! I do love my Algebra. Again, balance is key! Students need to holistic approach to learning and growing! #oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:23 PM EDT
      A3: Check out my A2b. I feel extracurricular is the bridge between core and graduation. It's not all about the quadratic formula. #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    A5: with budget cuts eliminating so much we HAVE to integrate into our lessons. It's our job to be innovative and creative. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • jcbjr Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    #OklaEd But don't talk career to lower age student - unlikely to have meaningful ideas.
    In reply to @lsmellott
  • AlleyBeth Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    Y'all, I'm starting to nod off. Trying to keep up. ๐Ÿ˜† #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    I tell them daily that they are leaders...and encourage them to be positive leaders who can change the future! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:33 PM EDT
      Is it ever too early to nurture them to be aspiring leaders? #oklaed
      • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:32 PM EDT
        A4. The early years focuses to much on the test. They have "star" testing days. They are kids. Make learning fun!! #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    A5: Have all the fun. #oklaed
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    A5 differentiation but also consistent personal/one on one contact will help our kids with some of the day to day stuff. #OklaEd
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    A5 recognizing that Ss may be able to prove knowledge in a variety of ways, not just one way #oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    A5) teach them how to adjust their activities. Teach them how to change the right brain activity to a lefty brain. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    Stop requireing S's to always do it our way & start engaging them the way they learn! #oklaed
    • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:37 PM EDT
      Get "out of the box" #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
        Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • educatormann Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    I've heard it said S's must "learn" reading to "do" other subjects. #oklaed
    In reply to @Carlettahurt
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
    A5: I tell my kids to calm down, life is good, they're good, and being weird is good. Callllllm down, failing is okay ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    A5: Mix it up. Projects that require a little creativity and outside the box thinking are fun and stimulating AND challenging #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    My HS seniors love to get a stamp on their page. They will ask for help instead of pretending to understand bc they want a stamp. #oklaed
    In reply to @Carlettahurt, @KimberBlodgett
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    #Oklaed To me, Ss who get As=those who play the game best or learn as the system says they "should" learn. I'm interested in the outliers.
    In reply to @kriscoop80
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    Even more so create an environment that enables your students to be innovative and creative #oklaed
    • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:38 PM EDT
      A5: with budget cuts eliminating so much we HAVE to integrate into our lessons. It's our job to be innovative and creative. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
        Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    A5 For God's sake, let them doodle & don't require eye contact. If you don't think they are learning, check first before discipline. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    #oklaed
    In reply to @vperezy
  • maverikcrq Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    A5) Show them THE WAY & help them understand, then have them show you THEIR WAY & help you understand #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
    A5) Take them outside of their comfort zone whenever possible. Creativity instead of fact based activities. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    A5: Planning lessons that are innovative and creative, getting Ss out of their comfort zone #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    Badging !!! #OKlaed
    • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
      My HS seniors love to get a stamp on their page. They will ask for help instead of pretending to understand bc they want a stamp. #oklaed
      In reply to @Carlettahurt, @KimberBlodgett
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    #Oklaed And I would argue crucial to developing skills not typically taught in our standardized schools systems!
    In reply to @Biobellrocks
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    A5 Encourage divergent thinking, don't be afraid to look at things in new way, get out of the way and lead Ss show what they can do! #oklaed
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    #oklaed A5: A S who research rap music & wrote about it. For the project, he wrote a movie script called The Rhythm of Life & made a movie.
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    Never assume they aren't learning! Check for understanding but don't assume & make them feel belittled. #oklaed
    • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
      A5 For God's sake, let them doodle & don't require eye contact. If you don't think they are learning, check first before discipline. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
        Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
    A5) Rt brains see things differently, can impact learning for all w/ ideas that It brains don't see, Projects=creativity #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    #Oklaed I think I'd like being in your class. Imagine taking the focus off of performance and placing it on the process & joy of learning.
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • jcbjr Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    #Oklaed A5: Meaningful situations require both left & right brain input. Ask good defining questions!
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    A5 First step is for educators to realize our learners have different needs. We must stop the one size fits all teaching approach. #OklaEd
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    Why thank you very much! That warms my teacher heart all up ๐Ÿ˜Š #oklaed
    In reply to @JenaiaMorane
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    And allow your S's to lead you to knew learning! It's ok and can be exciting! #oklaed
    • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:40 PM EDT
      A5 Encourage divergent thinking, don't be afraid to look at things in new way, get out of the way and lead Ss show what they can do! #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    A5 Important that we encourage these kiddos from the start...if not they will become discourage before they ever leave Elem school. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    AND they are the MOST fun!!! Besides when the DO they learn and we all laugh in the process!!! #oklaed
    In reply to @JenaiaMorane
  • cherity7 Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
    We need an #oklaed chat just on how to effectively create innovative school libraries and best use talents of teacher librarians.
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
    #Oklaed LOL I'll be right over ;-)
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
    A5b: Have them help us as in a student advisory panel. Help me help you! SHOW ME THE MONEY!! #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
      Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
    No one doodles like @vperezy #oklaed #worldsgreatestdoodler
    • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:39 PM EDT
      A5 For God's sake, let them doodle & don't require eye contact. If you don't think they are learning, check first before discipline. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
        Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
    Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
    I get involved in the gr8 discussions & forget to post the next Q! #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
    A5. Have fun. There is not just one way to learn something. Same goes for teaching. To meet the needs of ALL S's, teach to both. #OklaEd
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
    I would love to learn from #oklaed about the best practices in our libraries.
    • cherity7 Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
      We need an #oklaed chat just on how to effectively create innovative school libraries and best use talents of teacher librarians.
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
    A6: Failure is okay. Some of the great lessons of my life came from my many failures. We just have to make sure Ss see the lesson. #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Yes! Kids teach me soooo much. We're all Ss and all Ts, just at different stages of physical and emotional/intellectual growth.
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
    A6 Allowing failure may lead to the best learning. Ss can use the failure to fix mistakes and improve #oklaed
  • Mark_Moring Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    No kidding! It's usually a masterpiece! #oklaed
    In reply to @coach57, @vperezy
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    Yes! Involve our Ss! Give them voice, choice, ownership in their learning! #Oklaed
    In reply to @coachmadewell
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    A6: if you never fail, you never learn. With failure comes amazing opps for problem solving, and learning coping skills. #oklaed
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    I was just discussing this with @DewinterAmber this week. #oklaed. We have to share ours too. #model.
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    I love the conversations W/ our STUCO kids! They helo me as much as anyone lead the school to better ways & higher levels! #oklaed
    • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      A5b: Have them help us as in a student advisory panel. Help me help you! SHOW ME THE MONEY!! #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:34 PM EDT
        Q5 How can we help our right brain dominant Sโ€™s deal with a typically Left brain approach to the way we operate our schools? #oklaed
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    A5 Provide opportunities 4 them to use their skills 2 illustrate understanding; I've done it with my classes & got GREAT results! #oklaed
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    Life is like a box of chocolates! #oklaed
    • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
      A5 First step is for educators to realize our learners have different needs. We must stop the one size fits all teaching approach. #OklaEd
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    First and foremost "we only fail when we don't try" #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    A6) Kids need to understand that the failure doesn't define them. It's what they do next that matters. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    A6: Should have EVERYTHING 2 do w/ it! Unfortunately we punish 4 failing & Ss forget about the learning & only focus on the grade #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
    A6: I thought we replaced failure and adversity with award ceremonies? #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6. Its all about the feedback. Hand back an F and they fail. Give feedback, let them fix it and turn it back in...they succeeded. #OklaEd
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6. I honestly love failure! You learn so much more. I have S's figure out where they went wrong in math and Leadership #OklaEd
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Yes! And this is why teaching is an art as much as a job. The great Ts are able to inspire, encourage, and guide all kinds of Ss.
    In reply to @kriscoop80
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6: I tell my kids about the time I made a D on a paper in college. They're baffled. FAILING IS HOW YOU GROW, dummies. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6 Everyone fails. We do our kids a disservice if we don't let them learn how to deal with that in a controlled, educ environment #OklaEd
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    The all important space between what happens to us & how we choose to react & deal wtih it! #oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:44 PM EDT
      A6) Kids need to understand that the failure doesn't define them. It's what they do next that matters. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
        Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6 Life will have failure and adversity, Ss are watching to see how we handle failure...live out the Growth Mindset for them 2 see!! #oklaed
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6 We must provide environment that is safe 4 failure. Because sooner or later, failure occurs. It's our job to help thru that too #Oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6: Still get squeamish about embracing failure, but it's so important to spend time helping Ss learn persistence, patience. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A6) failure and learning to work through it is very important. Some of the hardest lessons my students have is debugging a code. #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
    A5: F&A are crucial for citizen development. Kids need to learn that failure is overcome by the lesson learned and effort to fix it #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:46 PM EDT
    Should we setup failures on purpose? #oklaed
    • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
      A6 Everyone fails. We do our kids a disservice if we don't let them learn how to deal with that in a controlled, educ environment #OklaEd
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:46 PM EDT
    A6: It is vital that our Ss do not get a trophy for participating. They get a diploma. But, they should learn that they may fail. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:46 PM EDT
    A6b) but we still do it. They need to problem solve and practice those skills. #oklaed
  • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    #oklaed A6) Failure teaches S's (and Ts, As) perseverance. Many solutions are possible-dont give up, try again. Creates resilience!
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    A6: 4 my Ss: failure is an integral part of the scientific process, from here we find answers and questions we didn't know to ask. #oklaed
  • HelenWilt Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    A6 We're doing a slow chat on this wonderful book at #heartofclassroom Failure is an option! #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    That sounds so cool!! Share if you can! #oklaed
    In reply to @lsmellott
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    OMG @MrsBeck25 can I change my topic? JK but I will mod "Use Your Library Because It's Awesome" in Aug & also cover #FutureReady. #oklaed
    • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:43 PM EDT
      I would love to learn from #oklaed about the best practices in our libraries.
      • cherity7 Jul 2 @ 9:41 PM EDT
        We need an #oklaed chat just on how to effectively create innovative school libraries and best use talents of teacher librarians.
        In reply to @kennethdward
  • ProfeSteiner Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    Yep, students learn from feedback and not a letter grade. #OklaEd
    • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
      A6. Its all about the feedback. Hand back an F and they fail. Give feedback, let them fix it and turn it back in...they succeeded. #OklaEd
  • coach57 Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    Encouraging students to accept challenges nurtures their ability to adapt #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:46 PM EDT
      Should we setup failures on purpose? #oklaed
      • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
        A6 Everyone fails. We do our kids a disservice if we don't let them learn how to deal with that in a controlled, educ environment #OklaEd
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    a6 I give extra credit for Ss who will share a math mistake and let the class figure out what the misunderstanding was. #oklaed
  • epsjamiwest Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    A6: Our Ss grew up an instant gratification world. Ts must teach Ss how to learn & adjust from failures. Such an import. Life skill #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    & they have to learn to overcome failure & grow because of it. College & their career can't be the 1st time they deal w/failure #oklaed
    • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:45 PM EDT
      A6: Still get squeamish about embracing failure, but it's so important to spend time helping Ss learn persistence, patience. #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
        Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    Not setup, but if Ts recognize upcoming failure, maybe allow it to happen for the potential learning #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    We can always edit the graphic. You tell me which brilliance you want to share :) #oklaed
    In reply to @vperezy
  • mgrosstaylor Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    ๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸพAwesome chat @kennethdward on a critical topic! Enjoy the 4th #oklaed #EduGladiators
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:47 PM EDT
    #oklaed Learning is an ongoing process & mistakes fuel that process. Should be seen as stepping stones 2 discovery. Love this Edison quote.
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    A6 #oklaed It teaches GRIT. It teaches LIFE. We should want them to experience those things in a safe space so they can learn coping skills.
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    A6: It also teaches humility and can make students more willing to help other students by sharing their personal failures. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    Wise words!!#oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    #oklaed A6 Ss need to hear Ts acknowledge their own mistakes and failures. It lets Ss know they can take chances, err, then make a new plan
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    Breaks my heart and I can relate...I was on of them. Drama and Choir renewed my confidence in myself. #oklaed
    In reply to @lavendaar
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    #oklaed A6: If Ss have not experienced adversity or had a taste of failure, then they will not be ready. Learn, improve, and build stamina.
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    I wouldn't set up failures on purpose but do sometimes supply obstacles so they can learn about problem solving, cooperation, etc. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
    Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:49 PM EDT
    #oklaed Let kids see ypu fail and how you recover. They will model themselves after your reactions.
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:49 PM EDT
    Failure can become a roadblock - or a hurdle that pushes boundaries and makes you better than you were. #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:49 PM EDT
    #oklaed Yes. Ss believe "not perfect" is a very bad. I know. Have visited 100s of classes & Ss believe imperfection=bad, dirty, broken, etc.
    In reply to @epsjamiwest
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    A7. I feel that this is an area that we don't spend enough time on #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    A7: Pretty much everything. We need to teach our Ss how to handle stress in a healthy matter. #oklaed
  • watersenglish Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    Absolutely! I just experiences that this week -- and also earlier this summer. More stories to share with my Ss to help them see. #oklaed
    • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:49 PM EDT
      Failure can become a roadblock - or a hurdle that pushes boundaries and makes you better than you were. #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    I set up failure in my math classes, but me. I do the problems wrong to have S's catch the mistakes I make.And show them it is okay #oklaed
    In reply to @mcappsparks, @kennethdward
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    So many adults label kids by their past mistakes. That must end. They need to understand it is something they did. Not who they are. #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    A7: social/emotional is the HOW they will handle the failures. It is their mindset when failure happens. It's very important! #oklaed
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
    MAKE A NEW PLAN...not give up! Help them LAWD to not give up!! #oklaed Ss need to know how to PUSH through the failure and keep going.
    • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      #oklaed A6 Ss need to hear Ts acknowledge their own mistakes and failures. It lets Ss know they can take chances, err, then make a new plan
  • tchingelements Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    A6 Teach Ss failure will happen & it's how we respond to failure that matters. Teach Ss skills on how 2 reassess & try again #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Not even part of the curriculum in most schools.
    In reply to @DrTerriC
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    We have to prevent failure from becoming a road block! #oklaed
    • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:49 PM EDT
      Failure can become a roadblock - or a hurdle that pushes boundaries and makes you better than you were. #oklaed
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    #oklaed a7: it develops people skills. They become better colleagues and are more willing to share ideas.
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    a7 Being able to critique others' thinking & receive critique is huge. Ts need to learn how to model that among themselves & for Ss #oklaed
  • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    Right...right!! You right! #oklaed
    • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
      A7: Pretty much everything. We need to teach our Ss how to handle stress in a healthy matter. #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    A7 Social and emotional maturity are key to future success, they help Ss step back and evaluate the situation, work with others... #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    A7. This is become more and more prevalent in our classrooms. This year I am thinking of adding meditation to help with stress. #OklaEd
  • lsmellott Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    #oklaed A7: I have some Ss who are 18 at the beginning of school, & others who turn 18 at the end. Some are ready; some need more time.
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:51 PM EDT
    A7: The maturity part is essential! Our Ss need to know how to respond to stress,bullies,LIFE, or they'll drop out of work or school #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    Never ring the bell and give up, NEVER! #oklaed
    • Carlettahurt Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
      MAKE A NEW PLAN...not give up! Help them LAWD to not give up!! #oklaed Ss need to know how to PUSH through the failure and keep going.
      • JanalynTaylor Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
        #oklaed A6 Ss need to hear Ts acknowledge their own mistakes and failures. It lets Ss know they can take chances, err, then make a new plan
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    A7: #oklaed Social/emotional maturity=confidence to go conquer. New challenges can skill that maturity. Build it again in a new arena.
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    A7: for me this is equal to book learnin'. They have to know how to ask for help and make good,healthy decisions for themselves #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    RT #oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
      So many adults label kids by their past mistakes. That must end. They need to understand it is something they did. Not who they are. #oklaed
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • WDTK33 Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    A7 There are a variety of ppl in the world, Ss must learn to navigate the ppl in life instead of just dealing with their friends #oklaed
  • lavendaar Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    A7) Ss who can't relate to others or work with others will not succeed in life. Not just work, but relationships as well. #oklaed
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
    #oklaed A7: I wrote a piece on this that will help. We do Ss a HUGE disservice by not including SEL in curriculum: https://t.co/fxYYmJVXLG
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    Shouldn't we be more purposful about teaching social emotional maturity & awareness? #oklaed
    • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:52 PM EDT
      A7: #oklaed Social/emotional maturity=confidence to go conquer. New challenges can skill that maturity. Build it again in a new arena.
      • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
        Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    My answer is pretty rich coming from the girl that stress eats a dozen donuts in one setting. #oklaed
  • vperezy Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    "Let" ๐Ÿคฃ I can't hide it. Totally agree, though. They need to see a healthy reaction. #oklaed
    • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:49 PM EDT
      #oklaed Let kids see ypu fail and how you recover. They will model themselves after your reactions.
  • watersenglish Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    TRUTH! #oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
      So many adults label kids by their past mistakes. That must end. They need to understand it is something they did. Not who they are. #oklaed
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • ShelbyJr3 Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    Like when Ts say "ooo this is the worst class coming up" and we sorta believe that when school starts #oklaed
    In reply to @angmlittle, @kennethdward
  • sulphurmiddle Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    A7. Maturity and preparedeness are often mistaken for intelligence. Teachers teach content. Leaders develop a supportive culture. #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    It's so important to teach the power of YET! I loved how excited my Ss got when they corrected one another at times of negativity. #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    A7b: But beware those who merely coddle their Ss - they're not bolstering the Ss sense of self, just their own egos. #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    A7: My AP students stress and worry over so many things that they can not control. They need to learn balance and response B4 C&C #oklaed
  • AndreaGorney Jul 2 @ 9:53 PM EDT
    #oklaed A7) social/emotional maturity are a journey for which Ps,Ts prepare S's & Ss follow. Ed integrates maturity thru process
  • jcbjr Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
    #Oklaed A6: The earlier Ss learn addressing meaningful situations likely involve failure that should yield better outcomes, the better.
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:42 PM EDT
      Q6 What role does failure & adversity play in preparing C & C ready S's & some ways to embrace failure as a learning opportunity? #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
    Tracking labels Ss. We need to make paths around the tracks as we expect Ss to grow. #oklaed
    In reply to @kriscoop80
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Yes! Social-emotional skills=like muscles. Must be used 2 strengthen, mature & work properly. Kids are born kind, but need practice.
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3
  • coachmadewell Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
    A7: The feedback that matters most to Ss is from their peers. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    We should never ever assume a kid will be a certain way based on their past? We don't want that as adults, they deserve better! #oklaed
    • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:50 PM EDT
      So many adults label kids by their past mistakes. That must end. They need to understand it is something they did. Not who they are. #oklaed
      In reply to @kennethdward
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    A7) dealing w social situations never ends. I deal w the same type of behaviors fr many adults that I dealt with in HS. Must adapt. #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:48 PM EDT
      Q7 What role does social/emotional maturity & preparedness play in developing the C&C ready student? #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    A7b We must remember that social maturity doesn't mean conformity, but the ability to respectfully work with others and share ideas. #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    I have Ss send me pics after schl if they are stuck. Builds relationships & trains them to reach for learning #oklaed
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    #oklaed Some would even argue necessary to make certain breakthroughs. I tend to agree!
    In reply to @epsjamiwest
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    I do not want to know what they did from other teachers. I want to know what they can do #oklaed
    • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
      Tracking labels Ss. We need to make paths around the tracks as we expect Ss to grow. #oklaed
      In reply to @kriscoop80
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    #Oklaed Yes! perfect example.
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
    A7: I'm still working on this maturity thing. When does it get better for some adults? #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:56 PM EDT
    We have one date left in August to moderate! Have an idea? To request to Moderate #OklaEd DM @MrsBeck25 or @coach57
  • JenaiaMorane Jul 2 @ 9:56 PM EDT
    #oklaed Folks I have to run a little early. Thank you so much for allowing me to join your wonderful chat. So engaging and interesting!
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:56 PM EDT
    Thank you all for another amazing #oklaed Twitter chat! It is always fun to moderate because of the amazing educators that participate!
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:56 PM EDT
    Or how they behaved for you. Or how their parents were to you. I have yet to have the same experience as former Ts w/ a S. #oklaed
    • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
      I do not want to know what they did from other teachers. I want to know what they can do #oklaed
      • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
        Tracking labels Ss. We need to make paths around the tracks as we expect Ss to grow. #oklaed
        In reply to @kriscoop80
  • meghanloyd Jul 2 @ 9:56 PM EDT
    The struggle is real. #oklaed
    In reply to @MPSTechnology
  • room20awesome Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    Yes! This is a skill and takes guidance. I've had to help my own daughter through this....very hard for AP kids sometimes #Oklaed
    In reply to @Biobellrocks
  • ChadChadcwm Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    A6- Life is full of failures adversity and students need to learn how to handle it to persevere #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    Thank you @mgrosstaylor for joining the #oklaed chat! You are always an #edugladiator
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    Im still waiting!! Still have no idea what I want to do when I grow up!!! #oklaed
    • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:55 PM EDT
      A7: I'm still working on this maturity thing. When does it get better for some adults? #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    Thanks for the minder I'm in a different world! #oklaed
    In reply to @coachmadewell
  • KathySDunn Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    #oklaed Same as @kriscoop80 setting up the mistakes for Ss to find and solve. Serves to make the learning more sticky!
    • Coach_Mike_D Jul 2 @ 9:54 PM EDT
      A6: In athletics, if you want your athletes to handle adversity properly, you must create the situations & practice the outcome! #oklead
  • PhynyxRising Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    #OklaEd after I've taught something, I like to ask the following question... Want help, or show off? Most often the answer is show off!
  • angmlittle Jul 2 @ 9:57 PM EDT
    And parents!!!;) #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • DrTerriC Jul 2 @ 9:58 PM EDT
    Thanks for leading @kennethdward #oklaed
  • kriscoop80 Jul 2 @ 9:58 PM EDT
    Love love love this chat!! Can we continue it! So much more to discuss #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:56 PM EDT
      Thank you all for another amazing #oklaed Twitter chat! It is always fun to moderate because of the amazing educators that participate!
  • WendyPratt234 Jul 2 @ 9:58 PM EDT
    A3 Non-core courses also help keep kids coming to school. Esp key in 7-12. #OklaEd
  • mcappsparks Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    Great chat, @kennethdward! #OklaEd
  • kennethdward Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    I hope everyone is enjoying their summer! You deserve the R&R! #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    My wife keeps asking when I'll grow up... I think my boys are maturing faster! #oklaed #forever14
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • collums_dawn Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    Great job @kennethdward very thoughtful questions #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    What an amazing convo tonight @kennethdward YOU ARE ##AMAZEBALLS #OklaEd
  • watersenglish Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    So true, and they should not be removed punitively from those Ss who struggle the most. #oklaed
    • WendyPratt234 Jul 2 @ 9:58 PM EDT
      A3 Non-core courses also help keep kids coming to school. Esp key in 7-12. #OklaEd
  • BlossJulie Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    Great job moderating #OklaEd chat tonight @kennethdward ๐Ÿ˜€ Thoughtful questions! I hope everyone enjoys a safe holiday! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • KimberBlodgett Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    That hour flew by! You were awesome as always!! @kennethdward Thanks for your time and expertise! #oklaed
  • LaneWalker2 Jul 2 @ 9:59 PM EDT
    It was so much fun virtually visiting OK with great Ts. #oklaed