#leadlap Archive

Our chat will focus on the idea that we can lead and make positive change from any position in our school systems. Leadership is not about a title, it is a way of thinking and acting.

Saturday September 16, 2017
10:30 AM EDT

  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:30 AM EDT
    Welcome to #LeadLAP Chat Please Introduce yourself and tell us where you are from and what your role in education is...
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:30 AM EDT
    Welcome to #LeadLAP My Name is Sue Tonnesen I am an Elementary Principal from Vancouver Island, Canada We will be using a Q1 / A1 format.
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:30 AM EDT
    Good morning pirate friends! It's awesome to join you in #leadlap this morning. Grateful to @SueTonnesen for hosting today.
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:30 AM EDT
    Good Morning and welcome to #LeadLAP Thank you so much to @SueTonnesen for hosting today!
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:30 AM EDT
    Hi Shelley...happy to be here...ready to go #LeadLAP
    In reply to @burgess_shelley
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 10:31 AM EDT
    Daniell Sherfey Cumming, GA. Excited to be here! #leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:31 AM EDT
    Jonathan from the Bay Area in sunny CA ๐Ÿ˜Ž #leadlap
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 10:31 AM EDT
    Brandi- 1st Grade Teacher @CaldwellElemen in Florida! #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:31 AM EDT
    Hi Beth...great to have such an awesome mentor here #LeadLAP
    In reply to @BethHouf
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:31 AM EDT
    You've got this, my friend! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • cooper1503 Sep 16 @ 10:31 AM EDT
    Good morning! Chris from TN. #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Hi Daniell...thanks for Joining us #LeadLAP
    In reply to @MrsDSherfey
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Hello @SueTonnesen and @BethHouf Bobbie from Central MA- excited to be here this morning! Argh! #leadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Hi Jonathan. Thanks for joining #LeadLAP today.
    In reply to @coacheagan
  • SteinbrinkLaura Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Gonna miss out today! Super sad but I have to coach-volleyball tournament. Will catch up later! #LeadLAP
  • cmoretti66 Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Good morning, chris- elementary principal from newtown, ct: ready to learn & share #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:30 AM EDT
      Welcome to #LeadLAP Chat Please Introduce yourself and tell us where you are from and what your role in education is...
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Hi Jonathan glad you can join us #leadlap
    In reply to @coacheagan
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Good morning #LeadLAP. Vicki, VP from BC happy to be joining you today!
  • CoriOrlando1 Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Hi All! Cori from SoCal jumping in for a bit. #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    So great to have you with us Danielle. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @MrsDSherfey
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Good morning! I'm Amy from San Diego. #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Hi #leadlap Paula, literacy/instructional coach from Maine dropping in!
  • StephanieHS123 Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Stephanie here from Sooke #LeadLAP
  • cooper1503 Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:32 AM EDT
    Good morning, Brandi. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @bmilla84, @CaldwellElemen
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • apadalino Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Good morning from Wisconsin! Looking forward to some exciting convo today! #LeadLAP
  • chad_schuetz Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Morning #leadlap! Chad, Elementary Principal in El Dorado, Ks.
  • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Hi. Can only be here for a short while, but ...Joan, California ,edtech ๐Ÿ™‚#LeadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Welcome, Chris! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @cooper1503
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Question 1 is up now #LeadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Glad to have you with us, Bobbie. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @BobbieFrench, @SueTonnesen, @BethHouf
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Welcome Laura #leadlap
    In reply to @SteinbrinkLaura
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    One chat I always try to make! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @burgess_shelley
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
    Leila here Deputy Sup in beautiful Escondido CA ๐Ÿ˜Š #leadlap
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:34 AM EDT
    Hi Joan! Glad you could make it for a little bit! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @JoanJtracy
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:34 AM EDT
    We will miss you, Laura. Good luck today! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SteinbrinkLaura
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:34 AM EDT
    We are happy to have you with us, Chris. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @cmoretti66
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:34 AM EDT
    A1: Everyone in my office knows I love essential oils because I'm always diffusing them! Take time to ask people what they love! #leadlap
  • Avery_Elem Sep 16 @ 10:34 AM EDT
    Tony, Elementary Principal from St Louis #LeadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:34 AM EDT
    We are happy to have you, Vicki. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @EdLog411
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    Hi Amy. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @AmyLIllingworth
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    Q1 is up! #leadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
      Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    A1 I create Facebook groups based on variety of passions/interests that keep teachers in 4 diff schools connected/energized #LeadLAP
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    ๐Ÿ‘‹๐ŸผGM! Serve as an Instructional Coach for Porterville Unified in CA! Blessed to get what I do--supporting Ts & Ss alike. ๐ŸŒท#LeadLAP
  • Miss_B_Teach Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    I'm Ambur, from Indiana! 3rd grade teacher, Ed Admin student at Ball State ๐Ÿ˜ Glad it's #leadlap day!
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    Hi friend! ;) I'm tweeting before my dedicated writing time today! #leadlap
    In reply to @burgess_shelley
  • CoriOrlando1 Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    A1: I believe my passions are shared through all that I do. Need to build safe culture, time & opps for others to share as well. #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
      Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    Q1 again... #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
      Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    Love that Amy #LEADLAP Asking is so important!
    In reply to @AmyLIllingworth
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
    Good morning - Robert, principal of Los Lunas HS here! #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing! #leadlap
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    The million dollar question ... because no school thrives without passion. We MUST be transparent about why we do what we do. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
      Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    A1: being visible in the halls, being an active participant in convos about Ss, encouraging Ts to take risks and acknowledging them #Leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    Thanks for joining us, Noemi. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @mydesk_not
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    A1 Also believe best writing teachers actually write so created a Teachers Write group that meets regularly. #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    I think we forget that it can be that simple. Ask and then listen actively! #leadlap
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    A1: During staff meetings, or via weekly bulletin give shoutouts about the passionate pursuits you see happening in classes. #leadLAP
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    A1: I invite my staff to join me in learning - pro-d, learning teams, Learn others' passions thru conversations-build relationships #LeadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    Great idea, Paula. #LeadLAP
    • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
      A1 I create Facebook groups based on variety of passions/interests that keep teachers in 4 diff schools connected/energized #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
    So agree, @SteeleThoughts #leadlap
    In reply to @SteeleThoughts, @SteeleThoughts
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Hi Everyone! Valerie from Atlanta. Love when I can catch this chat on a not often lazy Saturday! I teach Littles in a K-2 school. #LeadLAP
  • MrsPontarelli Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    One of my fave places! Former hometown. My mom graduated from San Pasqual. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @principledlady
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    I couldn't agree more! Reading and writing teachers (and that is all of us, in various disciplines) must be readers and writers! #leadlap
    • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
      A1 Also believe best writing teachers actually write so created a Teachers Write group that meets regularly. #LeadLAP
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    So happy to be here this morning. Can't wait to learn with all of you! #LeadLAP
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    A1: Started year with #LeadLAP Top 3 activity! Connecting movies to our crew's passions was powerful!
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Hi Robert!! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @abney45
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    A1: blasts my passions out f2f, use @voxer Twitter, and f2fso everyone is clear. Encourage my peeps to do the same and build PLNs #leadlap
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    A1: I share things I am passionate about, and encourage others to do the same-an important piece of building relationships! #LeadLAP
  • staci_erickson2 Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Staci from Texas. Jumping in late but im here! #leadlap
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    A1: We so the House system @CaldwellElemen! 1st day back, we met as a house & shared our Passions! Helps us support each other! #LeadLAP
  • CoriOrlando1 Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Ooh I love this. Build little cohorts around passion! #leadlap
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Conversations nd relationships are key to all we do! #LeadLAP
    • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
      A1: I invite my staff to join me in learning - pro-d, learning teams, Learn others' passions thru conversations-build relationships #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Yes! Taking time to build relationships is always worth it. #leadlap
    In reply to @EdLog411
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    Yes. Welcome to #LeadLAP Danny. Great to have you here.
    In reply to @SteeleThoughts
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    A1- our motto this yr "Do it with Passion or Don't do it at All" Tapping into our passions and our why. spreading team spirit #leadlap
  • apadalino Sep 16 @ 10:37 AM EDT
    A1: Relationships and trust help people to share passions. #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
      Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • SonyaB_Campbell Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    I agree Cori. I need to find the venue to share! #leadlap
    • CoriOrlando1 Sep 16 @ 10:35 AM EDT
      A1: I believe my passions are shared through all that I do. Need to build safe culture, time & opps for others to share as well. #leadlap
      • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:33 AM EDT
        Q1 P is for Passion... How do u share your passions w your Crew & how do u encourage your Crew to tap into & share their passions? #LeadLAP
  • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    A1. 1/I am a talker. The person behind me in a grocery line probably knows more than she wants to about my passions.#LeadLAP
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    Sonya Yates, Instructional interventionist in Alabama. First #LeadLAP chat. :-)
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    Morning from AZ #LeadLAP
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    A1: I sing while walking down the halls, I once led ALL employees in the district singing The more we get together at our kickoff #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    Hi Valerie. Great to see you. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @forthekiddoes
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    Hi Sonya Welcome #LeadLAP
    In reply to @Sonyayates
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    Being visible is so critical! When people regularly see you they see your passion, energy, and it can be contagious when positive #LeadLAP
    • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 10:36 AM EDT
      A1: being visible in the halls, being an active participant in convos about Ss, encouraging Ts to take risks and acknowledging them #Leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    A1 Enrichment clubs where Ts share their passions and lead kids OR other Ts. Share strengths & loves so others find it too! #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    What song did you sing with your district?! #leadlap
    In reply to @principledlady
  • VealHeidi Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    How do you Create Community??? Mark your calendars & join #LISDchat 9/18! #leadupchat #ecechat #lisdpk #tlap #leadlap
    • LisdLearns Sep 15 @ 4:39 PM EDT
      We are so excited to welcome author Paul Solarz to discuss Creating Community for #LISDchat on 9/18 @ 8-9PM
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 10:38 AM EDT
    A1: Lots of modeling, talking/tweeting about it, sharing experiences. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • PrincipalVest Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    Jennifer Vest jumping in as long as I can before a surprise brunch! Elementary Principal from Texas #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    We are looking forward to it, Doris. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @Dorish
  • staci_erickson2 Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    A1- I โค๏ธclassroom transformations, dressing up, singing, dancing. I will do transformations & invite all classrooms to participate.#leadlap
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    Good morning :) A1 Share with #PLN on Twitter, Voxer, work on relatships have those important conversations, ask others to share #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    A1: In the midst of reading this to find some ideas. #Leadlap
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    Good morning #LeadLAP crew! Tisha HS Culinary Tr & Lead jumping in late!
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    A1 sharing our passions through a passion board to find the right connection to help us grow in areas #LeadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    Hi! Glad I can join! Always glean so much from this spirited group! #LeadLap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    I agree 100%- visibility builds trust and helps you see what others love! #leadlap
    In reply to @coacheagan
  • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    A1: Last week we had all our kids write their dream on our "Wall of Dreams." Walking by this wall helps us remember our "WHY!" #leadlap
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP Good morning! Taylor, Digital Learning Specialist from Fort Worth Tx!
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    Yay. Hi, Staci! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @staci_erickson2
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    A1 I created a newspaper & strategically placed them for my captive audience of Ts to read at their 'leisure' to share my passion. #LeadLAP
  • CoriOrlando1 Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    You share in whatever way works for you & your people. Multiple ways works as we all process & grow in different ways. #leadlap
    In reply to @SonyaB_Campbell
  • MrRussoRH Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    Good morning #leadlap friends. Todd from NY, HS assistant principal. Week 1 complete!
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    A1b modeling, encouraging building idea together #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    wow! we are off to a great start today...loving the energy and ideas! A wealth of knowledge right here #LeadLAP
  • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    A1 /2. I believe people reveal there passions once they trust you. So relationships are key. #LeadLAP
  • wonder2wisdom Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    A1- Passion for Literacy & connecting kids with books. Reading Ts favorite books to Classes this year. #leadLAP
  • PrincipalVest Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    A1: Be real & transparent, model relationship building, meet 1-on-1 to discuss individual needs/concerns, ask about their prefs. #leadlap
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    Good morning my friends. Latoya, ed leader in beautiful South Carolina here to learn with you! #leadlap
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    A1: My passion is shared through my words and actions. I learn about others passions by listening and watching. #LeadLAP
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    They do this at my school, ask for Ts to share news #LeadLAP
    In reply to @HartofLearning
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:40 AM EDT
    Whatever is going on here looks fun! #leadlap
    In reply to @MrRussoRH
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:41 AM EDT
    A1 Give Ts time to reflect on passions. Help them connect what they love into their classroom. Passion projects for a staff, too! #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:41 AM EDT
    1 minutes til Question 2 #LeadLAP
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:41 AM EDT
    A1 #LeadLAP passions are shared through modeling & caring, creating many different doors for others to approach & ask questions
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:41 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A1: As a T, a mix of tools and ideas to present, and Ss a menu of options to present their learning! (do the same with the Ts)
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:41 AM EDT
    A1: Always like to connect student leadership opportunities with their strengths. I've got students running with this. #leadLAP
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 10:41 AM EDT
    A1: My fav start with my Ss so far. Tapping into passions with this activity ๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸปFavorite Things https://t.co/vUGcpsAAux #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    Q2: I is for Immerse... How do you create a learning environment where both students and teachers feel safe taking risks? #LeadLAP
  • Stefwendling Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    Late, but wouldn't miss the opportunity to connect with you guys! Stefanie, consultant in Early Childhood Services, a big TX hello! #leadLAP
  • MrRussoRH Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    A1: you have to talk and get to know each other to understand passions and interests. Time has to be set aside... purposefully. #leadlap
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    A1. I share my passions on my blog, via my podcast #leadershipwithlatoya, in the book I #amwriting, conversation. Courage matters. #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    Welcome back, Latoya. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    Love this Tisha #LeadLAP Thanks for sharing
    In reply to @tishrich
  • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    *their. Because I can't let that typo autocorrect go #LEADLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    A1: Have worked with Ss to create a badging system for Ss tech team in which they can specialize around interests and passions. #leadlap
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
    A1: Share passions through weekly newsletter articles, and allow Ts to share successes at meetings #LeadLAP
  • PrincipalVest Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    We did a private FB group this summer and did Summer Bingo to share our adventures! So fun to get to know everyone better. #leadlap
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    A2: As a district leader, I IMMERSE myself with regular site visits, coaching AP's IN classrooms, where the work is happening. #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    A2 Listen MORE, talk LESS and you will find people feel safer to take risks. #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    Something I need to do more. I am so far behind. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    Megan, elem principal in CA. Joining late! #leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    A2 You have to take risks yourself. Talk about failures turned success vs just success. That's double risk modeling. #LeadLAP
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
    Q2 again... #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
      Q2: I is for Immerse... How do you create a learning environment where both students and teachers feel safe taking risks? #LeadLAP
  • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A2: We talk about the value of failure. Validate the effort... not just the result. Focus on "process" ... not "product." #leadlap
  • mtartaro Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    Marc here! My first time at #LeadLAP Instructional Technology Specialist in North Metro Atlanta.
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A1 #LeadLAP When sharing ones passions it is important to be a good listener, this is how we all learn
    In reply to @Sonyayates
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A2: My mantra working with Ts and new ideasโ€”#becreative #risktakers @erwinmcmanus
  • PrincipalVest Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    Digital Badging is definitely in our future! #leadlap
    • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
      A1: Have worked with Ss to create a badging system for Ss tech team in which they can specialize around interests and passions. #leadlap
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A2 model risk taking, encourage it & celebrate it when it happens also celebrate the confusion happening along the way #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A2: I recently modeled a coaching conversation that was a risk & I failed well- it turned into a great learning conversation! #leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A2: first step is to model that failing is ok, trying new things is awesome and supported, and celebrating the trying of new things #leadlap
  • Avery_Elem Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    Our tagline is "Follow your passion. Live your dream." We encourage everyone in our community to do this #LeadLAP
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A2 Live learning alongside Ts and Ss. Doesn't matter who comes up with the idea-I run with it. #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    I'd love to hear more about this sometime! This looks fantastic! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @PrincipalVest
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    Ts feel safe when they are supported and celebrated, even when they fail. Ss are the same. #LeadLAP
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
    A2: I don't โค๏ธ the word risks I prefer "allow them to be vulnerable" Answer: allow yourself to be vulnerable #leadlap
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    A2. I put my best foot forward in modeling risk taking. It's a chance only my mom will read my book, but I'm writing it anyway. ๐Ÿค“ #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    So important...I took a big risk this year changing up our planning day and it was awesome #leadlap
    • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:43 AM EDT
      A2 You have to take risks yourself. Talk about failures turned success vs just success. That's double risk modeling. #LeadLAP
  • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    A2 Culture of yes!Don't be afraid to take risks yourself.Say yes when Ts ask! Celebrate successes & share risk taking stories w/ Ts #leadlap
  • leeannjung Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    RTIi means a focus first on #instruction before work on #intervention #spedchat #edchat #leadlap #satchat
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP
    • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
      A2: We talk about the value of failure. Validate the effort... not just the result. Focus on "process" ... not "product." #leadlap
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    A2: 1st 2 weeks all about team building. Call it Masterchef bootcamp. Lots of mini challenges for mystery XP. Mix groups daily. #LeadLAP
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    A2: As a leader be vulnerable..share your own risks and fails. Spread message that 'my job is to do all I can to help you grow' #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    Welcome Marc join in #LEADLAP
    In reply to @mtartaro
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    Constantly encourage new ideas. Ts come to me with something & I allow them to run with it! Give them support with budget too #leadlap
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP Totally! The risk build the experience and the learning!
    • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 10:45 AM EDT
      A2 Culture of yes!Don't be afraid to take risks yourself.Say yes when Ts ask! Celebrate successes & share risk taking stories w/ Ts #leadlap
  • Avery_Elem Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2: explicitly model risk taking with staff in areas they understand are new/different for you #LeadLAP
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2: Collaborative conversations after walkthroughs are a great time to ask, "What if you tried...?" Gives Ts permission to fail. #LeadLAP
  • wonder2wisdom Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2: Honestly, when they have something they want to try I try to help w/ ways to possibly fund it. #LeadLAP
  • mtartaro Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A1 - by showing them exciting and engaging technology to use with Ss! #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    That sounds awesome! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @tishrich
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2 I started this yr by telling Ss I was trying a lot of new things, gave the WHY and said I didnt knw if would work, but thats OK #leadlap
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    WOOHOO! Thanks for joining us and welcome, Marc! #leadLAP
    In reply to @mtartaro
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2 #LeadLAP expand upon the information others share & never put anyone's answer down
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2 Love learning alongside Ts and Ss. Doesn't matter who comes up with the idea - I'll run with it ๐Ÿ˜‰ #leadlap
  • apadalino Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2: Relationships and Trust. Listening to understand. Modeling growth mindset; sharing failures and risk taking. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
      Q2: I is for Immerse... How do you create a learning environment where both students and teachers feel safe taking risks? #LeadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2 I keep a Teacher's Oops Book. My crazy errors go in it & my Littles correct them. Start the year with Beautiful Oops! Great book.#LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    Love this idea #leadlap
    In reply to @PrincipalVest, @LitCoachLady
  • PrincipalVest Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2:Model failing forward - take risks yourself; create safe space by giving permission & supporting when risks don't go as planned. #leadlap
  • historywmrsbee Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2 I always invite fellow teachers and admin into my room, especially when I'm trying something new. Taking own risks shows it's ok #leadlap
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2: Take risks with S's and T's. Praise risk taking,create a climate that relishes trying something new and highlight new ideas. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
      Q2: I is for Immerse... How do you create a learning environment where both students and teachers feel safe taking risks? #LeadLAP
  • _LBaird Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2. Listen to understand, not reply. Integrity every day, every way. Take time to build that trust. #LEADlap #satchat
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    Yes! We have to model this for our students and our teachers! #leadlap
    • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
      A2 I started this yr by telling Ss I was trying a lot of new things, gave the WHY and said I didnt knw if would work, but thats OK #leadlap
      In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • cybraryman1 Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2 My Risk-Taking - Innovation page https://t.co/m6kv3Hykq7 Allow students & teachers to be creative & take chances #LeadLAP
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2- model 'risk' taking, celebrate 'mistakes', encouragement and lots of support. Culture of Yes! We'll try anything once #leadlap
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    Welcome, Megan! #leadLAP
    In reply to @principalDLM
  • MrRussoRH Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    A2: Create this for Ss and for Ts...all learners deserve to feel "part" of the environment in which they are in. #leadlap
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:46 AM EDT
    Absolutely. Have to sometimes embrace failure as a means to future success #LeadLAP
    • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
      A2: We talk about the value of failure. Validate the effort... not just the result. Focus on "process" ... not "product." #leadlap
  • Stefwendling Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A:1 Passion spills over. In the absence, our day is empty, along with our hearts. Share with Ss. Also share with colleagues. #LeadLAP
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A2. This whole "we only live once" thing isn't cliche. It's true. Be courageous enough to build the legacy you want to leave. #leadlap
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A2 find someone to share the risk with! School librarians will happily find connections and work the tech with you. #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    I LOVE this idea. Do you have a sample page we could see? #LeadLAP
    In reply to @forthekiddoes
  • CoriOrlando1 Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A2: Be vulnerable & take risks. Talk about the falls & the rises...those connect us. Connection = culture. Walk along on journey. #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:42 AM EDT
      Q2: I is for Immerse... How do you create a learning environment where both students and teachers feel safe taking risks? #LeadLAP
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    Support AND budget! You are my fav person today #leadlap
    In reply to @chadw675
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    We are stepping out of comfort zones this year using field of dreams analogy: plowing the corn and building the field #leadlap
    In reply to @principledlady
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A2b: creating a #cultureofyes when Ss and Ts ask to try new things builds the willingness to keep trying again #leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    Great idea! We are often still so isolated - if you share what you are trying, maybe others want to try it too! #leadlap
    • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
      A2 find someone to share the risk with! School librarians will happily find connections and work the tech with you. #leadlap
  • kmjacober Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A1 I like to catch awesome learning engagements, photograph them and post them on our schools twitter account @SpeasGlobal #LeadLAP
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:47 AM EDT
    A2. I make it a habit to remind myself and others that fear is an illusion. It's your imagination gone wild. Do it anyway! #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    I like the idea of enrichment clubs to lead other Ts (as well as students). Then, you could invite adults from community too! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @forthekiddoes
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    I like that - celebrate the risk taking, not just the outcome. Failure is really just the First Attempt at Learning. #LeadLAP
    • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:44 AM EDT
      Ts feel safe when they are supported and celebrated, even when they fail. Ss are the same. #LeadLAP
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2 Explain that ok to fail, worse to never try and never know #leadlap
  • Joshua__Stamper Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A1: Everyone needs to have a project that they are passionate about & have a true desire to create, share & reflect on! #LeadLAP
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    Q2: Instill the following core values Love,presumption of positive intent all ideas are welcome here everyday is a new opportunity #leadlap
  • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2. Lately I have been pointing out my failures, and recoveries , too. #leadlap
  • SonyaB_Campbell Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    Morning meeting with my student each day where we discuss it's ok to make mistakes! Identifying our failure becomes our success! #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2: Create a culture that celebrates a culture of risk taking and sharing out. Don't hide the failures. Inform everyone. #LeadLAP
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP We just have to go for it and see what happens!
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    I want to be in your class #LeadLAP
    In reply to @tishrich
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    Good morning everyone! Chas Miller from WA state! #LeadLAP
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A1: Excited @ our Mon Staff Mtg! Doing a Demo Slam & Ts have volunteered to showcase a cool Chrome Extension, Tech Hack ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2: Making it fun #LeadLAP
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2: Treat a classroom like a learning lab, embrace experimentation with new ideas, methods, projects #leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    I find myself remind others to presume positive intent daily. This is critical! #leadlap
    • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
      Q2: Instill the following core values Love,presumption of positive intent all ideas are welcome here everyday is a new opportunity #leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2 Be prepared w/naysayers when you're a risk taker. Let your actions + your smile lead. Fail forward and disequilibrium mean more! #LeadLAP
  • StephanieHS123 Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    Listen and ask questions for deeper understanding - vulnerable is a great word for educators- we can coach #leadlap
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    Yes owning mistakes! #leadlap
    In reply to @PrincipalVest
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
    A2: Model & celebrate risk taking! We do the #pineapplechart @CaldwellElemen! Our AP @KateAshmore even puts herself on the chart! #LeadLAP
  • cybraryman1 Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
    A2 My Learning from Mistakes page https://t.co/xhStX01fET Model it is okay to not do well the first time. #LeadLAP #edchat
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
    A2. I have learned that there is more freedom in being courageous than holding back. I like how it feels. #leadlap
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
    I agree! Teaching was never meant to be a 'do it yourself' job. Sharing the experiences and workload is a positive for all students #LeadLAP
    In reply to @AmyLIllingworth
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
    This was my favorite part as a classroom teacher. So glad that my colleagues allow me to do this in their classrooms. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @chadw675
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
    A2: model taking risks, acknowledged risks, applaud Ts getting out of comfort zone, share ideas with teachers 2 spark interests #Leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
    So important to make it fun and engaging! #LEADLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • apadalino Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    Awesome! We have an expectation Bootcamp whole school. #leadlap
    In reply to @tishrich
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    1 minute til Q3 #LeadLAP
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    Agreed need to for our kids! #leadlap #kidsdeserveit
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • PrincipalVest Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    I sent the BINGO board, they posted to Twitter & FB w/#BESSUMMERFUN - Rewards for participation, BINGO, blackout at 1st staff mtg. #leadlap
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • MrDougCampbell Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    Passion can't be faked. Your actions have to back up your attitude. #leadlap
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    Need to do this! If I make a mistake, I own it and try to learn, move on. #LeadLAP
    • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
      A2. Lately I have been pointing out my failures, and recoveries , too. #leadlap
  • kmjacober Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    A2 build relationships, spend time in rooms and let Ts know you're in this together. Encourage #risktakers so others will follow. #LeadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    A2 Highlight risk takers & accomplishments. There's a reason the countertop cleaner is called 409! ๐Ÿค“ #LeadLAP
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    A2. I listen to my heart. No more negotiating on what if I fail. I'd rather take the chance of being great. #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    I love this, Elizabeth! So true, but not always acknowledged! #LeadLAP
    • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:49 AM EDT
      I agree! Teaching was never meant to be a 'do it yourself' job. Sharing the experiences and workload is a positive for all students #LeadLAP
      In reply to @AmyLIllingworth
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    One of my favorite things about being a classroom teacher. Extremely grateful that my colleagues support this in their rooms! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @chadw675
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    A2: Important to have a shared mental model w/Ts abt what it means to take risks. Can be SCARY for those that had bad experiences. #LeadLAP
  • StephanieHS123 Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    Laughing at ones mistakes helps too! #leadlap
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
    A2 #LeadLAP it is important to build a culture where everyone's words are meaningful
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
    Q3: R is for Rapport... How do u get 2 know ur Crew? Share a tip, trick or strategy that has been successful in building rapport. #LeadLAP
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
    A2: Encourage teachers that they don't have to ask for permission. They can "ask for forgiveness" if something does go wrong. #LeadLAP
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
    LOVE THIS! Positive referrals are game changers for sure! #leadLAP
    In reply to @SDNUPrincipal, @monika_marcel
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
    This response is worth retweeting! Wish all schools felt this way :) #LeadLAP
    • MrRussoRH Sep 16 @ 10:48 AM EDT
      Indeed they will!!! We are blessed to have @RHSHSlibrary behind our learning community!๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ
      In reply to @Elizabethutch, @RHSHSlibrary
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
    Would like to try this! We are moving ahead with instructional rounds this year. This is a logical extension. #LeadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    A2 Every day, every interaction, we should challenge ourselves to see S's and ourselves through our a culturally responsive lens. #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    A3: Our office has started a tradition of a Boggle game when we celebrate someone's birthday (we did mine yesterday!)- simple, fun #leadlap
  • StephanieHS123 Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    I meant ones own mistakes - laughter and humour help so much in a learning environment- risks and mistakes are fun #leadlap
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    A2. I wrote about taking risks in my latest blog post: https://t.co/j3lW7zF10u #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    A3 We have a Wednesday Wanderers group for the summer-we try to take 'group field trips' around Maine & spend time together #LeadLAP
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A3: Building memories together-risks, celebrations, traditions
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    I know, I wish new teachers were told this. Teaching is such a tough job, if there is support out there they should be told. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    A3: As a district leader, after I visit a classroom, I email the teacher personally to thank them & appreciate their work. #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    Loved your post on this, Beth...definitely #stealLAP this to make it my own #leadlap
    In reply to @BethHouf, @SDNUPrincipal, @monika_marcel
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:52 AM EDT
    Going in this direction soon is s goal of mine #leadlap
    In reply to @chadw675
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3 I love our Teacher of the Month recognition. Ts nominate other Ts and one is selected each month & receives prime parking! #LeadLAP
  • KathiSueSummers Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3 I love to feed my crew and have social time. Also lots of visits. #LeadLAP
  • staci_erickson2 Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A2- Take risks yourself! #leadlap
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    Yes! Talking circles are such an effective vehicle to achieve this goal! #LeadLAP
    • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:50 AM EDT
      A2 #LeadLAP it is important to build a culture where everyone's words are meaningful
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3: Make a plan (calendar it) to visit a different staff member each morning, just to say "hi." Then listen more and talk less. #LeadLAP
  • kmjacober Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3 I flood Ts with positivity & things that r going well until trust is established & suggestions are about growth, not criticism. #LeadLAP
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3: I spend a lot of time talking to staff informally. When I started new position last year, had staff over my house to socialize #leadlap
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3: we started our year with a staff retreat-a little bit of work, some modeling of strategies, and a TON of fun with #PlayLAP! #LeadLAP
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:53 AM EDT
    A3: 10 min convos with no agenda, tgifs monthly offsite, using @voxer has been huge, go to Ts on prep just to check in, celebrate! #leadlap
  • russellnoland3 Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A1: Constant dialogue! Rinse, wash, repeat #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3: Building Rapport @Willway_SD62 through Crew Shout Outs, Anchors of Appreciation High 5 Welcome Staff Group Selfie Challenge #LeadLAP
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3: Be there smiling: In the hallways, in classrooms, in cafeteria, be there. No relationship can happen without your presence. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
      Q3: R is for Rapport... How do u get 2 know ur Crew? Share a tip, trick or strategy that has been successful in building rapport. #LeadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    We are just starting this! Can't wait to see how it goes! #LeadLap
    In reply to @bmilla84, @CaldwellElemen, @KateAshmore
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3: @flipgrid for St leaders to introduce selves & share passion statement. Sent out in @smore newsletter staff adding theirs too #leadlap
  • RebeccaCoda Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3: Intentional 2nd hand compliments. Talk positively about someone in front of someone you know will tell that person. #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
      Q3: R is for Rapport... How do u get 2 know ur Crew? Share a tip, trick or strategy that has been successful in building rapport. #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    Instructional rounds are powerful! Gets everyone to a clearer definition of pedagogical terms & practices. #leadlap
    In reply to @chadw675
  • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3 As a new P I set up individual times for Ts to meet w/ me. Share thoughts, ask Qs, 1-on-1 meetings throughout the year as well #leadlap
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3: Those before/after school conversations are key. Ts are more relaxed in their classrooms than in my office so I go to them #LeadLAP
  • fourmonkeypress Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    Hi #leadlap! We are headed to the applejack festival with the monkeys. I can't wait to catch up on this chat later! #leadlap
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A3: I have used @Flipgrid to get advice from different campuses I serve https://t.co/xg0qiOTdTQ
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    Q3: Provide people opportunities to share their story. Structure these opportunities into meetings and social events. #leadlap
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    Hi everyone, Mike from CA here...sorry to be late!! #leadlap
  • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:54 AM EDT
    A3: You don't build rapport with teachers through emails. You do it by walking the halls and being in their rooms. #Conversations #LeadLAP
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3 Lots of icebreakers, peer activ for Ss, greet at door, use blogging and #pbl experience, conversations to learn more #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3 I get to know the 'non-professional' lives of the Ts I work w/- kids, pets, interests. I work better when there's relationships #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    Good for you! It helps you get to know them and gives them the opportunity to share their stories with you. #leadlap
    In reply to @principalDLM
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3. I like building relationships that are authentic and genuine. Sometimes my boldness doesn't go over well. I keep trying. #leadlap
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3- off campus team building (risks), staff cookout, lunch together on PD days. More off campus activities this year #LeadLAP
  • chad_schuetz Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3: We have staff outings once a month...this was last night....and then a run this morning. #leadlap
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3: Visibility outside of the building. #leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
    A3b: doing @breakoutEDU as a staff, staff scavenger hunt around the school and neighborhood creating an iMovie to share #leadlap
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3: listening 2 their concerns, talking 2 them about their life, giving them support when needed, building relationships is ๐Ÿ”‘ #Leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    I just suggested to my team that we create a wall with pictures of their children. We have a small team w/14 (and 3 on the way!) #leadlap
    • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:55 AM EDT
      A3 I get to know the 'non-professional' lives of the Ts I work w/- kids, pets, interests. I work better when there's relationships #LeadLAP
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP Our team went to a conference at the start of the yearโ€ฆgreat way for me (the new guy) to connect via #roadtrip
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3 Have used @KidblogDotOrg @Flipgrid and @buncee for Ss to share ideas, experiences and connect #leadlap
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3 being present in the moment spending lots of hours going to classrooms before school starts so have trust when things get tough #leadlap
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3. I talk at every T training session I can get myself invited to. T's Knowing who I am and what I do helps building relationships #leadlap
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    Q3a: a great activity asks the ? Tell someone the story of your name. I learned a lot about many people and loved telling my story #leadlap
  • JoanJtracy Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3. I am naturally very interested in people. I guess the result of my answer 1. That makes everything so much easier. #LeadLAP
  • RebeccaCoda Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    Doing backflips!!! Yes! We must be present and follow up with positive feedback! #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    Plus, the latest research shows mistakes grow your brain: https://t.co/b2F9LQ6u3T It's so neat to watch students realize mistakes. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @StephanieHS123, @SueTonnesen
  • Stefwendling Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A:2 PD: I ๐Ÿ‘€ for creative opportunities to build trust. With Ts: only a short window to create a risk taking community of learners. #leadLAP
  • DrBody4Life Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3: Nothing beats sincerity. Make an effort to genuinely connect with teachers. Performance improves with authentic connections. #LeadLAP
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
    A3b connecting and asking questions about the human/ personal side #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    Q3 again... #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
      Q3: R is for Rapport... How do u get 2 know ur Crew? Share a tip, trick or strategy that has been successful in building rapport. #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    This activity can also support cultural proficiency! #leadlap
    • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:56 AM EDT
      Q3a: a great activity asks the ? Tell someone the story of your name. I learned a lot about many people and loved telling my story #leadlap
  • apadalino Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A3: Being visible and willing to support Ts & Ss with ideas they are implementing. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:51 AM EDT
      Q3: R is for Rapport... How do u get 2 know ur Crew? Share a tip, trick or strategy that has been successful in building rapport. #LeadLAP
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    Complimenting others behind their back, not being a tattler ๐Ÿ˜ฌ, and genuinely listening to them. Tweeting positive comments abt them #leadlap
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A3: Simple, yet in our busy lives we often forget. #leadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A3 Have an open door policy every day/all day and a fully stocked 'chocolate drawer' for teachers to use anytime. ๐Ÿ˜€ #LeadLAP
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A3c: used @Flipgrid for staff TK record and share their leadership goal for the year and then tweeted out for people to see๐Ÿ‘ #leadlap
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    Q3:What would you choose for your "walk out song" why? #leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    I did this 10 years ago with staff- we literally hung signs on our back and wrote on each other's backs! It was powerful. #leadlap
    • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
      Complimenting others behind their back, not being a tattler ๐Ÿ˜ฌ, and genuinely listening to them. Tweeting positive comments abt them #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A3: lots of fun activities help to build rapport #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A3: Move coaching sessions outside of the building. I've found myself sharing dinner and time w/ their families. #LeadLAP
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
    A2: Just had a New Ts PLC w/10 New Ts at my site & encouraged Courageous Vulnerability... & have fun learning alongside Ss. ๐ŸŒฌ#LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3: Seek out & have individual convos w/ crew to build report! Staff filled out an interest survey about self! Celebrate the good! #LeadLAP
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3 Before a PD I gave I asked Ts to anon. jot "What I wish others knew" & we read them-so much empathy for our colleagues bloomed! #LeadLAP
  • DrBody4Life Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3: Provide teachers the same support and understanding we as them to give their students. Practice what we preach. Less gotcha! #LeadLAP
  • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3: There is no substitute for authenticity. You have to genuinely care about the people you are working with. #CannotFakeIt #LeadLAP
  • nbartley6 Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    Hard to jump on today but trying๐Ÿ˜ฌ A3 as much i like to share, I observed & listened to My colleagues yesterday & learned SO much! #leadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3 I shared this before. I have continued hanging various things like this & it's making a difference! Little gesture big results! #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    YES! Actively listening is something we can all practice more of every day. #leadlap
  • Principal_PPE Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3: favorite things surveys, staff trip (we are on one now), being visible, assigning grades per month to admin #leadlap
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3: I also take a moment before school to get some info via Google Forms: https://t.co/W7cYdqsPQ2 #leadLAP
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    AMEN! #LeadLAP
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
    A3 #LeadLAP By having F2F conversations and showing interest in what the student or colleague is sharing
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    Q4 will be up in 2 minutes #leadlap such incredible ideas here today...this is one chat to go back and reread tweets and share the learning
  • tostacy1 Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    I LOVE this! It's what a good teacher does! A true mind shift for planning meetings. ~ Thank you! #leadLAP #Leadership
    • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:09 AM EDT
      A4. One thing that helps me plan for meetings is to start by thinking of the outcomes 1st.What do I want to be done by the end? #leadupchat
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    Yes! We have a "pet board" in the mailroom! ๐Ÿ˜ป#LeadLap
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    A3. I'm not good at softening the hard stuff that has to be said. I'm a pretty direct person. I'm blame my momma for that. ๐Ÿค“ #leadlap
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    A3: Every Wed inviting Ts in our SLC to BYO lunch together. Once a month, shared potluck. #leadlap
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP Most effective way to connect!
    • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
      A3 #LeadLAP By having F2F conversations and showing interest in what the student or colleague is sharing
  • KathiSueSummers Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A2 I like to share new tech by teaching in a class with the T and Ss both taking risks at same time.
  • DCulberhouse Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    #leadlap
    • DCulberhouse Jul 11 @ 12:01 PM EDT
      If you want to learn a lot about a leader...walk their building with them. Notice how people respond to them and how they treat others...
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    Started social #BootcampPD Meet off campus, have conversations learning and food at own pace. Magical #leadlap
    In reply to @andreakornowski
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    A3: I made school survival kits for all the ppl in my department this year...post its, pens, gum, tape etc, just to get started #leadlap
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    Hung this is my main office next to sign in sheet! #LeadLAP
    • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 10:58 AM EDT
      A3 I shared this before. I have continued hanging various things like this & it's making a difference! Little gesture big results! #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    A3: Listen and ask questions. #LeadLAP
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 10:59 AM EDT
    A3: I also work hard to stay where the magic happens in the building...with the Ss and Ts! #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    Q4: A is for Ask & Analyze How can we transform routine questions to inspire new ways of thinking & new experiences for students? #LeadLAP
  • jenladd Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    So fun!!! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @principledlady
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3 Don't forget your teachers that may seem isolated. Find a way to get to their hearts too! They may be less inclined to join in! #LeadLAP
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: Starting up rapport building challenges among staff in our SLC. Our St leaders are planning it! Their ideas ROCK! #leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    Yes! Site leaders who are in classrooms regularly know what is going on. You can support the risk-taking & passion projects! #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    We have a Crew Shout Outs in our staff room #leadlap
    In reply to @forthekiddoes, @LitCoachLady
  • RACzyz Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: I think there are 3 ways that lead to success in this area: #4OCF #leadlap
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: We did a Staff Scavenger Hunt inspired by #LeadLAP the 1st day back! Incredible team building amongst Ts! It was the BEST experience!
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: As the leader ask great Qs and then be the one to talk/share last. Summarize/synthesize ideas of your crew. #LeadLAP
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: I take the time to ask how they are doing. I also ask about their families, pets, children, hobbies. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3. I try to say what I mean, mean what I say, and not say it mean. Sometimes my sheer passion is mistaken for something else. #leadlap
  • MrRussoRH Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: we are soon starting our goal setting meetings with teachers. We will discuss district goals, but then what matters to them! #leadlap
  • DrBody4Life Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    A3: Provide teachers the same support and understanding we ask them to give their students. Practice what we preach. Less gotcha! #LeadLAP
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    Ha, me too! I am working on it ๐Ÿ˜œ#leadlap
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
    I ran a T's inset day last term #iamalibrarian T's were unsure at first, what could I teach them? Feedback was very positive! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @andreakornowski
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
    Hoping you're going to blog and share out on this! #leadlap
    In reply to @tishrich
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
    Me too! I say I love you with a big heart but my words are pretty direct. ๐Ÿค“ #LeadLap
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
    us too...a Group Selfie Challenge #LeadLAP
    In reply to @bmilla84
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
    Yes! Putups not putdowns #kindnessmatters #leadlap
    • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 10:57 AM EDT
      Complimenting others behind their back, not being a tattler ๐Ÿ˜ฌ, and genuinely listening to them. Tweeting positive comments abt them #leadlap
  • kwiens62 Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:01 AM EDT
    A4: I coach our leaders to ask open-ended, non-judgmental reflective questions. How do you...? is a way to presume pos intent #leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    We do a Tasty Tuesday each month. Teams go ALL out with themes & it's become this healthy completion! (With not so healthy food!) #LeadLap
    In reply to @tishrich
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    A3: Another important piece...confront issues respectfully, but head on. Don't ignore them. What you permit, you promote. #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    A4.2 The hard part of asking good follow up questions is to listen actively! #leadlap
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    A3: Our latest #LeadLAP blog on the Power of the Positive Office Referral! https://t.co/zIG9w5EURu
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    Sometimes as we build rapport I think there's confusion b/t being nice & being honest.Somehow being honest gets mixed w/ being mean #leadlap
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    I already know what I think. I want to know what my team thinks. #leadlap
  • themathgirl Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    Listening in on this chat. Couldn't get her at 9:30. But here now reading. Natalie the Math Coach. Love to inspire. #leadlap
  • russellnoland3 Sep 16 @ 11:02 AM EDT
    A3: Walk around management. Daily, small relationship building conversations that make you a real person. Show you care! #leadlap
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    A4: My favorite question to ask is "What if...?" Amazing what Ts &Ss come up with! #LeadLAP
  • Principal_PPE Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    A4: allow Ts to attend PD so they get on fire & inspire colleagues. Encourage & cultivate risk taking #leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    I agree. But the better the relationship you've developed, the easier it is to be honest without being mean. #leadlap
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    We are glad you made it, Natalie! #leadLAP
    In reply to @themathgirl
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    A4: Number Talks/ Dot Talks -How did you know the answer? How did you see it? Shows we all see things in different ways. Celebrate. #LeadLAP
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    So true....asking questions can also have this effect. #leadLAP
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    A4: Learning conversations always question based: Why did you...? How will you...? Leads Ts to think & reflect on instruction #leadlap
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A4 #LeadLAP ask open ended questions which do not guide one to a direct answer. Then sit back and listen before sharing your own input
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A3 I meet teachers in their space. They feel comfortable and loved that I made the hike. #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    Yes. And the more you notice and appreciate the great stuff going on, the more open people are to the growth feedback as well. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @AmyLIllingworth, @latoyadixon5
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A4: Asking questions well is a skill that we need to develop over time and it comes with that trusting relationship we strive for #LeadLAP
  • Stefwendling Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A3: An authentic smile & greeting, not a smile/greeting "walk-by" hoping that someone doesn't really tell you how they are doing. #LeadLAP
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A4: ask questions that require thoughtful responses--ex: explain your WHY of being a T or admin causes thoughtful response #leadlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    Q4 again... #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
      Q4: A is for Ask & Analyze How can we transform routine questions to inspire new ways of thinking & new experiences for students? #LeadLAP
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    Listening is huge. Most learning convos w/ Ts include me listening more than speaking. #LeadLAP
  • _LBaird Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A3. Informal daily interactions w/others on their turf, their time, and their comfort level. No agenda. #LEADlap
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    A3 Teachers are people. Find out who they are beyond the school walls. #leadlap
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 11:04 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A4 Always asking at least 4-5 questions when working with the T before making any statement or idea of my own
  • RebeccaCoda Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    A3: Visit rooms, snap pictures and email a collage and bullet Point the positives. #LeadLAP #pushboundedu
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    Do it! I say it to my kids too. Don't you think we communicate how we WANT to be communicated with? I'd rather people be direct. #LeadLap
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    A4- Engagement & Excitement ei- What can we do at curriculum night so Ps are talking about it for weeks to come! #leadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    A4 Be sure that when we ask questions, whether it's academics or SEL, we think 'who's doing the work?' Productive struggle for S's! #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    I love talking about @burgess_shelley & @BethHouf book - so many powerful suggestions! #leadlap
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP Excellent Goal!
    In reply to @apadalino
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    A3: Personalize recognition & Team ๐Ÿ— Activities like๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผwhere Ts & Ss really get to know each other's passions, life experiences, etc #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    Me too. Everyone learns better when they can talk through their own challenges and own the solutions! #leadlap
    In reply to @chadw675
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    Thank you, my friend! Waiting for yours... :-) #LeadLAP
    In reply to @AmyLIllingworth, @BethHouf
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    A4: When Ss respond with IDK...I always ask...but if you did know what would you think. Works every single time! #leadLAP
  • themathgirl Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
    A4: I've been trying hard to challenge the teachers that I think want to reflect. Trying harder to ask the hard questions. #leadlap
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A4: giving Ts data & asking 4 their ideas- sometimes having data & a gen. question opens up a meaningful discussion w/ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผideas #leadlap
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    Flip it. How dies a teacher best build rapport with admin? #leadlap
    In reply to @SteeleThoughts
  • TaylorHWilliams Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    Signing out #LeadLAP great connecting!
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    It's coming! My book-writing time continues at the end of this chat. #leadlap
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A3 Lead from the coal face. Do part of their job, helps you understand the current issues and leads to real conversations. #leadlap
  • RebeccaCoda Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A4: Through inquiry and relevance! Check out book Now That's a Good Question by @maverikcrq @ascd #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
      Q4: A is for Ask & Analyze How can we transform routine questions to inspire new ways of thinking & new experiences for students? #LeadLAP
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    We also have an emergency first aid kit in the office for our staff (candies, chocolates, etc). #LeadLAP
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A4: Dig deeper when you ask those questions. Don't settle for a pat answer or one that is offered too quickly. Get the truth! #leadlap
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A4: Ask questions that focus on S's, their interests and passions. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
      Q4: A is for Ask & Analyze How can we transform routine questions to inspire new ways of thinking & new experiences for students? #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    This is great, Beth...I am going to use that! #leadlap
    In reply to @BethHouf
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    I do the same when an adult says "These kids can't..." "What would you do if you believed they could?" #LeadLAP
    • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
      A4: When Ss respond with IDK...I always ask...but if you did know what would you think. Works every single time! #leadLAP
  • themathgirl Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A4: challenged a tchr the other day with one of her students understanding of rounding. Not sure she was ready for my challenge. #leadlap
  • nbartley6 Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    A4 it's a shift in mindset-working On transforming engage to empower for both Ts & Ss -started w/this ? inspired by #empowerbook #leadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
    I can't wait to try that in a room soon! Thanks Beth! #leadlap
    In reply to @BethHouf
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    A4: Data is a snapshot of where we are. I love to ask "If there were No barriers what would you want for our students?" #LeadLAP
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    A4: Asking what do you think when you hear/see, and stopping to really listen, not just to words, but to emotion behind them. #leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    A4b: first step is not asking routine questions. No matter the question, keep clarifying and asking for examples #leadlap
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    We did the same thing - was a blast! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen, @bmilla84
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    A4 encourage Ts to try out of comfort zone ideas w brain based learning environments #leadlap
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    Love this #LeadLAP share
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    A4: I think reflection is vital to growth! What went well? What would you do differently next time? How can we push it to get more? #LeadLAP
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    Me too. That is precisely the reason I don't mix the hard stuff with cotton. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @forthekiddoes
  • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    A4 Ask open ended Qs. Listen to understand. Follow up w/ more Qs. Get them to do the talking. Helps lead them to their conclusion #leadlap
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    A3 - Occasionally, I will leave a smiley cookie ๐Ÿช on a staff member's desk just because. ๐Ÿ˜„#LeadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    A4 Give Ts time to reflect on answers. Ask "we" questions over "you" questions. Start with a positive. #LeadLAP
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    Have a great weekend, Taylor! #leadLAP
    In reply to @TaylorHWilliams
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    The only thing I let an adult say the kids "can't do" is fly! (YET.) #leadlap
    In reply to @burgess_shelley
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    A4: How might we.... is a great invitation for thinking #leadlap
  • MrRussoRH Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    A4: by going deeper; asking Ts and others to apply essential ?s to different facets of their work. Always asking how and why... #leadlap
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    Exactly! The best coaches leads Ts to their own conclusions with your support. #leadlap
    • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
      A4 Ask open ended Qs. Listen to understand. Follow up w/ more Qs. Get them to do the talking. Helps lead them to their conclusion #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    1 minute til Q5 #LeadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:08 AM EDT
    'stopping to really listen' and showing 'emotion' - yes!! #LeadLAP
    • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 11:07 AM EDT
      A4: Asking what do you think when you hear/see, and stopping to really listen, not just to words, but to emotion behind them. #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    Q5: T is for Transformation What do you do in your to model, appreciate and showcase the awesome experiences happening? #LeadLAP #tlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    Just like, "She took my answer..." Ok. Well can you share using your words? You have your own flair. #LeadLap
    In reply to @BethHouf
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    Using that on Monday - love it! Turn the focus on the instruction not the personality. #LeadLAP
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    Q5 is up! #leadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
      Q5: T is for Transformation What do you do in your to model, appreciate and showcase the awesome experiences happening? #LeadLAP #tlap
  • LohmannLauren Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    โค๏ธ this! Using it next week! #leadLAP #leadupchat
    • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
      A4: When Ss respond with IDK...I always ask...but if you did know what would you think. Works every single time! #leadLAP
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    Complacency misses with my mojo. No room for compliant students or teachers. Do stuff people will talk about. #leadlap
    In reply to @nbartley6
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
    A4: What would it take? What do we already know? Are we willing to? What would stop us from...? #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    I'm working on avoiding asking questions (of students) when I already know the answer. Maybe add "who can tell me" (answer I know)? #LeadLAP
  • SteeleThoughts Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    It's about the conversations...and the mutual commitment to doing what's best for kids. And ALWAYS giving the benefit of the doubt. #LeadLAP
    • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:06 AM EDT
      Flip it. How dies a teacher best build rapport with admin? #leadlap
      In reply to @SteeleThoughts
  • RebeccaCoda Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A4.2: Ask teachers what their "why" is.. check out video https://t.co/0BwFSmj62t #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A5: I LOVE Twitter to showcase awesome things I see in schools across our district. District hashtag tells a great story of lrng! #leadlap
  • DrBody4Life Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A4: Be transparent with the reason for and intent of your question. Too often answers and questions are wrapped in ambiguity. #LeadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    Moving out from under the deficit mindset is SO important! #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A5: Recognizing and thanking our crew and students...showcasing their learning w parents through e portfolios B.B. and open houses #LeadLAP
  • themathgirl Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A5: As a coach I get to see what is happening in 4 buildings. Been trying to add pictures and credit to teachers on Facebook #leadlap
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A5 positive notes, conversations and shout outs to staff in mtgs & weekly updates starting to use social media slowly #leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    Ha! My Littles would say well we can fly a plane or fly a kite or..or..or..๐Ÿ˜‚#LeadLap
    In reply to @teachermike72, @burgess_shelley
  • Principal_PPE Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A5: posting on social media, making weekly promo type videos of all the awesomeness that took place that week โค๏ธ #leadlap
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    Q5: Twitter, Instagram are easy way to share happenings. Ss contribute by writing articles & taking pics for monthly newsletter #leadlap
  • themathgirl Sep 16 @ 11:10 AM EDT
    A5: Teachers love when I tag them. #leadlap
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:11 AM EDT
    A5. I try to remember to complement staff if something has gone well. I share on twitter and Facebook and give them credit. #leadlap
  • _LBaird Sep 16 @ 11:11 AM EDT
    A4. Why ARE we asking routine questions? Ownership is on us to be that change. #LeadLAP
  • STEMigo Sep 16 @ 11:11 AM EDT
    A4: Start making learning and questions relevant to students, "Why should this matter to you!" #stem reflection = learning #LeadLAP
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:11 AM EDT
    A5 #LeadLAP I maintain a "Growth Mindset" & willing to try something new. Especially if it is focused upon creating a stronger community!
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:11 AM EDT
    A5: Social media - if you don't tell your story, someone else will do it for you. Tell your story! #LeadLAP
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5: This is old school but I still email parents and occasionally admins about excellent performances by Ss! #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5: Thank you cards! I need to do more of that this year. I wrote a couple last week. If I write two each week, not overwhelming. #LeadLAP
  • JennSagendorf Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    I prefer straight truth. Don't dance around issues. Let me fix what I don't see. Show me. So I treat others with the same respect #LEADLAP
    In reply to @latoyadixon5
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    Embrace #whatif and do it. T thought of doing a breakout. I did it for her with her students. Now onto suppirt through creating own #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:00 AM EDT
      Q4: A is for Ask & Analyze How can we transform routine questions to inspire new ways of thinking & new experiences for students? #LeadLAP
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5: Share experiences via Twitter/Facebook, highlight w/ @Storify, Learning Walks and lots of positive feedback. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
      Q5: T is for Transformation What do you do in your to model, appreciate and showcase the awesome experiences happening? #LeadLAP #tlap
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5a Encourage them to share 'what went well' in a staff meeting. Sharing best practice is positive from everyone's point of view #leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5 Twitter! Amplify what colleagues are doing too. I love giving my peeps Twitter shoutouts. My admin does shoutouts each day too! #LeadLAP
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    My secret wish, now not so secret, is for every public educator in America to read and RT this. #LeadLAP
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5: Create a YouTube channel #leadlap
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A2: Anytime the word imagine gets inserted a seed is planted. ๐ŸŒฑSparkle imagination throughout & see the possibilities that flourish #LeadLap
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
    A5: pirate treasure for my crew #LeadLAP
  • russellnoland3 Sep 16 @ 11:13 AM EDT
    A5: It's great to be able to brag on your crew to others in front your crew! #leadlap
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 11:13 AM EDT
    Q5- I want to be where the action is. Praise, High Fives, shout outs on our SM pages... lots of pictures. share the Good News! #LeadLAP
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 11:13 AM EDT
    A5: blast it out via Twitter, Instagram, FB and in person give S/O's to build the positive mojo. Celebrating is key #leadlap
  • Rdene915 Sep 16 @ 11:13 AM EDT
    A5 Share through Social Media, spread the story in school, post student work in halls, we use @edmodo #leadlap
    In reply to @SueTonnesen, @edmodo
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 11:13 AM EDT
    A5: Social media is an awesome way to showcase T & S, also talking about what they are doing to Ts/admins #leadlap
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    This year we started #GoodNewsCallOfTheDay and sending home Pride Cards: I am proud of:___ because... #LeadLAP
    • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:12 AM EDT
      A5: Thank you cards! I need to do more of that this year. I wrote a couple last week. If I write two each week, not overwhelming. #LeadLAP
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    A5: Brag Book! I saw this on twitter once, haven't started yet. Does someone have the copy to write for the cover of one of these? #LeadLAP
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    A5:I write "Kudos" notes & share with other Ts what I'm seeing; would โค๏ธ to start a smore newsletter 4 shoutouts 4 the whole school #leadlap
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    A4: When I hear "They can't..." my immediate response is usually: Why not? Look outside the box. The Impossible is possible #LeadLAP
  • DrBody4Life Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    A5: Highlight (social media, halls, website) the actions you want to see more of. Make the exemplar the norm. Craft your reality. #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    A5: Sharing built into staff meetings, rock star awards from staff to staff, thank you notes. #leadlap
  • kmjacober Sep 16 @ 11:14 AM EDT
    A5 We celebrate staff at staff meetings. Call them up to the front to show #Appreciation. We got some great #swag from @participate #LeadLAP
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    A5 #LeadLAP Overtime sharing & caring leads to transformation
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    Thanks for the great idea! Totally borrowing/stealing that! #LeadLAP
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    A5: Post to Twitter! Share out tweets in weekly @smore newsletter! #LeadLAP
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    A5: Did a form of rounding with my mentees and emailed staff members that they recognized. #leadlap
  • LitCoachLady Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    Ok, trying to think how to keep track-do they just blackout the boards or paste the actual selfie on the square? Sounds so fun. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @PrincipalVest
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    This feedback is really important - it's the sum of the many small conversations we have with S's/T's that make them feel valued. #leadlap
    • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:11 AM EDT
      A5. I try to remember to complement staff if something has gone well. I share on twitter and Facebook and give them credit. #leadlap
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    I can send one on Monday! It's anything from a chart Oops to a product Oops to me being tongue tied during reading. #LeadLap
    In reply to @LitCoachLady
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    I think we all have to practice receiving critical feedback and separating our personal worth from professional critique #leadLAP
    In reply to @JennSagendorf
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    My pleasure with my treasure #leadlap steal away #steallap
    In reply to @Dorish
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 11:15 AM EDT
    A5: We share our story on Twitter & FB! ๐Ÿ’™using Twitter Moments to highlight all the amazing things that happened that week! #leadLAP
  • cloeff33 Sep 16 @ 11:16 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A5 creating a 15 minute podcast to share our schools work. Interviewing Ts and Ss to get the message out, engage and empower Ps.
  • principalDLM Sep 16 @ 11:16 AM EDT
    A5 Hand written notes, shoutouts in our staff newsletter, personal F2F recognition, sharing pics on Twitter, public acknowledgement #leadlap
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:16 AM EDT
    A5 #empower students to create the awesome. Transform their mindset - they can make positive contributions that make a difference! #leadlap
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:09 AM EDT
      Q5: T is for Transformation What do you do in your to model, appreciate and showcase the awesome experiences happening? #LeadLAP #tlap
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:16 AM EDT
    A5: We need to model being open to feedback. Have lots of ways for staff to give YOU feedback and welcome it! #LeadLAP
  • Stefwendling Sep 16 @ 11:17 AM EDT
    A:4 I must inspire Ts in PD. Ts need to ๐Ÿ’กlong enough on something to transfer learning. Model the same elements: choice & ownership #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:17 AM EDT
    1 minute til Q6...#LeadLAP
  • cloeff33 Sep 16 @ 11:17 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP A5 leave positive postits during observations
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 11:17 AM EDT
    staff paint rocks or bring in treasures to recognize other staff members. Always start staff meetings w/celebrations and rocks #leadlap
    In reply to @ChasTweets
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:17 AM EDT
    A5: Create a culture of learning! #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
    Q6: E is for Enthusiasm... Share some ways that u have kicked ur enthusiasm up a notch 2 make school amazing 4 your s's and Crew. #LeadLAP
  • STEMigo Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
    A5: Don't forget to share it on social media with targeted audiences! Don't just hope it gets noticed! #LeadLAP #destemchat #EduGladiators
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
    Great goal. I wrote some for back to school. Not sure if the receiver or I felt more warm fuzzies #leadlap
    In reply to @HartofLearning
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
    A5: We take sooo many pictures of what's happening in both of our schools!! We post them on Facebook, Seesaw, etc. #LeadLAP
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
    Learned from #LeadLAP about exuding enthusiasm in all that I think, communicate, & act on. #RippleEffect ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿƒ#TeachersDeserveIt #KidsDeserveIt
    In reply to @SueTonnesen
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
    A6: I did @burgess_shelley & @BethHouf speed dating idea at a recent meeting- people loved it! #leadlap
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:19 AM EDT
    A6: Check out this awesome #LeadLAP inspiration by @mandyeellis https://t.co/O4yS17oiz9
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    Q6 again... #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
      Q6: E is for Enthusiasm... Share some ways that u have kicked ur enthusiasm up a notch 2 make school amazing 4 your s's and Crew. #LeadLAP
  • russellnoland3 Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    A6: Daily high fives with your crew and your students is a must! #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    Instead of "s/he took my answer" I teach them to say, "I like the way s/he thinks, because I thought the same way." #LeadLAP
    In reply to @forthekiddoes, @BethHouf
  • KatieJMcNamara Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    A6 Up the fun factor and up the enthusiasm and engagement. Pull in a little Cray Cray ๐Ÿ˜œ #LeadLAP
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    A6: Celebrate what matters: Good news calls, ๐ŸšŒ of the week, positive referrals, pride notes, staff appreciation Fridays w/ food #leadlap
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    A6: Walk in music, greeting kids at door, asking them if I can help in other classes, letting them decorate classroom walls :) #leadlap
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    A5b: We use the Symbol of Awesomeness to recognize Ts & Ss! We do "Make the Call" to celebrate Ss!! #leadLAP
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    I LOVE this!!!! #LeadLap
    In reply to @BethHouf, @mandyeellis
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    A6: We start and end our celebration assemblies with music and a slideshow of pics of students from the past month #LeadLAP
  • wonder2wisdom Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
    Q6: Learned it's about being together for my teams. Gave birthday coffee/ice cream cards all at once so they could go together. #LeadLAP
  • MrsDSherfey Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A6: giving Ts and Ss voice and choice in the school day, being excited about what Ts r doing & sharing ๐Ÿ’ก & new tools 2 support Ts #leadlap
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A6: The first thing I did: reading LeadLAP!! #LeadLAP
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A6: Our team committed to visibility: 3 classrooms daily, & lots of walking around/conversations. Ts & Ss see us All. The. Time. #LeadLAP
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A6 more teambuilding activities while mixing up the crew, potlucks and time to authentically engage w others #leadlap
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A6:Never underestimate the power of a simple smile,a giggle,a high five,a hug, our body language contributes greatly 2 enthusiasm #leadlap
  • nbartley6 Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A5 can't say enough about our Google + community-gave us a great place to start w/celebrating each other- twitter will come soon!:) #leadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    'don't just hope it gets noticed' Great point! #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    I like this. This year, I promised kids I wouldn't cold call on them. I'm hoping to lower anxiety and relax brains to process. #LeadLAP
    • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:05 AM EDT
      A4: When Ss respond with IDK...I always ask...but if you did know what would you think. Works every single time! #leadLAP
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
    A6 #LeadLAP I look for opportunities to listen & talk with students about their interests.
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:22 AM EDT
    Lead Like a Piratehas changed my way of thinking and doing #LeadLAP Game changer for sure!
    In reply to @TMorinkovacevic
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:22 AM EDT
    Simple but amazingly powerful idea! #leadlap @whittentweets
    • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 11:20 AM EDT
      A6: We start and end our celebration assemblies with music and a slideshow of pics of students from the past month #LeadLAP
  • BobbieFrench Sep 16 @ 11:22 AM EDT
    A6- model the fun!! Back to school dance party! Fairy Tale day for BBQ, selfies, #goodnewscalloftheday/ woot woot wagon coming! #LeadLAP
  • chadw675 Sep 16 @ 11:22 AM EDT
    Yes. I want to start lunches with the principal this year. Have Ss share thoughts and ideas #LeadLAP
    • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:21 AM EDT
      A6 #LeadLAP I look for opportunities to listen & talk with students about their interests.
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:22 AM EDT
    A6 It's being consistent w/the passion, the positivity, the risk taking. Our classroom + schools are stages. We gotta perform daily!#LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    Who is Your PIRATE? A Challenge! Over the next week, what can you do to identify & thank a member of your PLN who has helped you? #LeadLAP
  • Principal_PPE Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    Definitely Treat Trolley! Check out my page for weekly videos of what TT entails. So much fun for Ts & Ss. Also just keep it FUN #leadlap
  • andreakornowski Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    A6: Bringing Ss to the table for things that have to be planned and implemented. #leadlap
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    Yes. I high five as many students as I can and say thanks for attending when it's my turn to watch the morning walk before school. #LeadLAP
    In reply to @russellnoland3, @SueTonnesen
  • russellnoland3 Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    Yes! Potlucks are underrated! #leadlap
    In reply to @SepukaMel
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    A6 I have enthused by doing and sharing! Ran an international hangout, talked about how good it was. Supported them to give it a go #leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    A6: introducing new tools like @Flipgrid this year has brought about new enthusiasm #leadlap
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    A6b create movies from pics of events w Staff and students #leadlap
  • russellnoland3 Sep 16 @ 11:24 AM EDT
    Sets the tone for the day! #leadlap
    In reply to @HartofLearning, @SueTonnesen
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 11:24 AM EDT
    A6: Lots of empowering statements this year, support & celebrating hard work. #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:18 AM EDT
      Q6: E is for Enthusiasm... Share some ways that u have kicked ur enthusiasm up a notch 2 make school amazing 4 your s's and Crew. #LeadLAP
  • TMorinkovacevic Sep 16 @ 11:24 AM EDT
    Merci beaucoup! Thank you! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @SueTonnesen, @BethHouf
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    A6.2: I always enter a smile (or an interview) w/ a smile. It matters. :) #leadlap
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    A6:Be intentional and genuine in your displays of enthusiasm people know when you're not. Find joy in the accomplishments of others #leadlap
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    A6: Infusing fun & energy into everything I do. When Ss win challenges & earn Mystery XP, I scream! I get excited with my Ss. #leadlap
  • coacheagan Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    Definitely going to get on the weekly challenge and let peeps know how awesome and inspiring they are #leadlap
  • mydesk_not Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    โ™ฅ๏ธthis! Dropping Anchors of Appreciation that in turn Pay It Forward to other Ss, Ps, & Colleagues! โš“๏ธ#LeadLAP
  • steph1jackson Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    Starting the year reading to every class and building relationships with staff and students #LeadLAP
  • EdLog411 Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    I am inspired every week by the #LeadLAP crew. You inspire and challenge me. Thank You!
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    @BethHouf @burgess_shelley @JayBilly2 @nbartley6 ... So many PIRATES to choose from! I'll have to think about this one! #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
      Who is Your PIRATE? A Challenge! Over the next week, what can you do to identify & thank a member of your PLN who has helped you? #LeadLAP
  • Dorish Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    You have given me so many ideas today! Thanks #LeadLAP.
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:24 AM EDT
      Message in a bottle anchors of appreciation cards and a gold coin#LeadLAP
  • Sonyayates Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    A6: I am always enthusiastic abt S learning, kicking up a notch might cause mayhem. Sharing enth w/ Ts by SEEING their efforts. #leadlap
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    A6: Excited about our #discosmhs challenges coming up! St ambassadors are taking idea & running with it! #leadlap
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:25 AM EDT
    #LeadLAP
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:24 AM EDT
      Message in a bottle anchors of appreciation cards and a gold coin#LeadLAP
  • bmilla84 Sep 16 @ 11:26 AM EDT
    A6: We โค๏ธ greeting our Ss in silly ways! Costumes, music, bubbles, signs, etc! We want them to know we are HAPPY they are here! #leadLAP
  • teachermike72 Sep 16 @ 11:26 AM EDT
    I am def getting some Pirate swag next month (when I have money again!). #leadlap
    In reply to @Dorish
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:26 AM EDT
    Every day I stand at the front door at the end of the day, give high fives, & say "Have a great day!" #LeadLAP
    In reply to @HartofLearning, @russellnoland3, @SueTonnesen
  • burgess_shelley - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    Thank you so much to the #LeadLAP crew for your endlessly creative ideas. LOVE learning with you. Special thanks @SueTonnesen for hosting!
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    Thank you @burgess_shelley & @BethHouf for the invite to host #LeadLAP Chat. I had a great time! What a great PLN! Spread your passion!
  • DrBody4Life Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    A6: Enthusiasm is sustained by consistently making decisions and actions in students and teachers best interest. It's culture. #LeadLAP
  • AmyLIllingworth Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    Thank you all for another great #leadlap chat!
  • kmjacober Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    A6 Handwritten notes of appreciation! I brought a stack of special paper home with me this weekend to catch up on my #thankyounotes #LeadLAP
  • Elizabethutch Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    Love this! #LeadLAP
    In reply to @steph1jackson
  • forthekiddoes Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    Challenge accepted! I'm going to surprise a few. I'll post the "after" or the surprise will be ruined. ๐Ÿค“ #LeadLAP
  • ChasTweets Sep 16 @ 11:27 AM EDT
    A6 Planning specific and targeted social emotional learning activities for staff that can be modeled in their classrooms with S's. #LeadLAP
  • HartofLearning Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    My PTA are my PIRATES. That is who I need to send Thank you cards to this week! They laminated a lot during our start up day! #LeadLAP
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    Agreed! #leadlap
    In reply to @DrBody4Life
  • principledlady Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    Thanks again #leadlap for another great chat. Tonight I'll be attending the Salute to teachers event in Sad Diego always a great event. โค๏ธ
  • tishrich Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    Thank you @burgess_shelley and @BethHouf for inspiring! #leadlap is infusing so much joy into my leadership position! Appreciate you!
    • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:23 AM EDT
      Who is Your PIRATE? A Challenge! Over the next week, what can you do to identify & thank a member of your PLN who has helped you? #LeadLAP
  • BethHouf - Moderator Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    LOVE learning with this awesome #leadlap crew! Check out today's archives here: https://t.co/z5v3C8mD1V
  • latoyadixon5 Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    Thanks #LeadLAP for a great chat. Writing and then football with friends! Happy Saturday!
  • abney45 Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    Thanks @SueTonnesen for hosting today - great job! Thanks @BethHouf @burgess_shelley! Have a great weekend, all! #LeadLAP
  • SueTonnesen Sep 16 @ 11:28 AM EDT
    The whole #leadlap crew have been PIRATE leaders and inspiring for me! Thank you @BethHouf @burgess_shelley @burgessdave #LeadLAP
  • MsDrasby Sep 16 @ 11:29 AM EDT
    TY both @burgess_shelley & @SueTonnesen for today's #LeadLAP conversation!!! It was great sharing & learning alongside so many great peeps
  • woody_cindy Sep 16 @ 11:29 AM EDT
    My Classroom Dojo friends will love this! #edpiper #txed #tlap #LeadLAP #joyfulleaders #EduGladiators #tcea
  • SepukaMel Sep 16 @ 11:29 AM EDT
    Thanks for jazzing up my Saturday w this chat #leadlap
  • nbartley6 Sep 16 @ 11:29 AM EDT
    A6 I shared out loud-I want to be a catalyst for all of my colleagues -if they're learning sharing & leading then i'm doing my job #leadlap