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Kindergarten Conference 2015

WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE

An effort to change the conversation about education from a focus on narrowly defined academic achievement to one that promotes the long term development and success of children.

FACEBOOK POSTS

Are YOU using Social Media? How?
"What happens when middle schoolers take to Twitter? They become learners" https://theconversation.com/what-happens-when-middle-schoolers-take-to-twitter-they-become-learners-59135

Interested in attending, presenting at or being a vendor at this year's Conference On Learning? We've got the 411 for you over on our website: https://www.illinoisascd.org/professional-learning-opportunities/conference-on-learning

Kid President sending some love to this Illinois State University grad for her creative Graduation cap.
Congrats Britney!

Kid President with your #MondayMotivation!

Edutopia put together a great list of places to look for travel grants for teachers. As the end of the year approaches I'm sure you know a lot of teachers who are ready to find new roads. Do you have the travel bug?! If so, check out this link! http://www.edutopia.org/blog/teacher-travel-grants-resources-matt-davis?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

Interesting, unique and creative.
Thoughts?

Who was the teacher that made the biggest different in YOUR life?!

Garden of the Gods #beautifulIllinois #LoveYourState
Photo By: Asif A. Ali via Flikr

#WhyITeach
Such a powerful message from Teacher2Teacher. Love these videos.
Happy Monday!

Timely ideas for the end of the year.

What are you doing to celebrate #EarthDay2016???

It's #EarthDay! Here are some great ideas for things you can do today to celebrate! http://www.ibtimes.com/earth-day-2016-activities-15-ideas-ways-celebrate-mother-nature-become-environmental-2356786

Hand drawn, interactive notes for our Standards-Based Grading series with Dr. Guskey and Dr. Jung. #socool #artistinthecrowd #alwayslearning #professionaldevelopment #ilascd

Exciting News! The Spring Edition of our Newsletter is out!
Read it now! https://illinoisascd.org/resources/publications

Midstates Reception #ilascd #ascd2016 #singalong Wisconsin ASCD IOWA ASCD

Scarlett and Rhett, together at last. #ASCD2016 #gonewiththewind #ilascd

More fun at ASCD #ascd2016

And now Rhett has made his appearance.
#Gonewiththewind #ASCD2016

Scarlett is in the house!
#Atlanta #Gonewiththewind #ASCD2016

Q: What are some of the things used to develop trust with a team?
A: the ability to access the principal , the door is always open, she'll always make time for you... She's able to have those critical conversations and be honest with us...
A: she makes you feel like you have a voice in your building, it's really awesome.
A: it goes back to empowerment. when you feel empowered, you feel valued and like you belong.
#wholechild
#ascd2016

Listening to a live taping of the #wholechild podcast. Discussion woth the Vision in Action 2016 Winner of the While Child award turned a failing school around: Jason Lee Middle
"We created early interventions programs in math and reading..."
"But it isn't just about interventions, it was about building around the community, because the community is so important."
"We began community planning..."
#ASCD2016

Having a great time so far at #ASCD16

Our most recent blog post for ASCD Edge about the success we've recently had with our newsletter. Check it out! http://ascdedge.ascd.org/blogpost/the-newsletter-isnt-dead-how-illinois-ascd-revitalized-our-newsletter-to-attract-the-larges

Don't miss Greg Smedley-Warren at this year's Summer Kindergarten Conference!
July 27 in Naperville and July 28 in Normal
Registration will open soon so check the website for more details to come!
www.ilascd.org

Are you excited yet!? Mark your calendars for Thursday night at 8pm and join us for the first IL ASCD Whole Child twitter Chat!

Assessment Literacy with Anji Garza was JSUT added to our calendar of events. This one is coming up fast, so don't miss it! Half day PD workshop in Grayslake, IL. Check it out! http://bit.ly/1RlfFYi

Hey folks! We will be kicking off our brand new Illinois Whole Child twitter chat next Thursday! Follow @ILWholeChild, #ILWholeChild will be the hashtag used during the chats.
Thursdays @ 8:00pm, tune in to discuss various topics surrounding the Whole Child.
More details to follow!

Happy Monday!
Make it a great week, educators!

Another Kindergarten Conference in the books. 35 long years! And each year better than the last. A huge thank you to the staff, volunteers and committee for their tireless efforts in making it run so smoothly. Thank you to the teachers and educators who do the amazing work in the classrooms and make it all worth it! Until next year! #kinder16

CONGRATS!!! To Tracy Parson from Schneider Elementary for winning the first Kindle giveaway of the day! Please come to Schaumburg E to collect your prize! #kinder16

The Super Fun Show rocked the house at this morning's #kinder16!!!

Such great volunteers, committee and staff! Thanks for working so hard to make this year's #Kinder16 Kindergarten Conference so great!

Kathy Brown and Sarah Martino present the winner of their book: Marcy Kwiecinski. She won Kindergarten and the Common Core it's as Easy As ABC book!

#Kinder16 Never a dull moment here!

Teacher discuss what motiveates them and why they do what they do during Tonya Ward-Singer's Keynote at #Kinder16

We are having a BLAST so far!
#WishYouWereHere #Kinder16

Happy #WorldBookDay!

TWEETS

"Why Young Kids Learn Through Movement" Thoughts?... https://t.co/zqEb4Z9fuE

Interested in attending, presenting at or being a vendor at this year's Conference On Learning? We've got the 411... https://t.co/6vjT5wr6Fd

Kid President sending some love to this Illinois State University grad for her creative Graduation cap. Congrats... https://t.co/r1cnpr7aIr

Kid President with your #MondayMotivation! https://t.co/mjT5QwPx86

Edutopia put together a great list of places to look for travel grants for teachers. As the end of the year... https://t.co/8jhhqMqP4p

Interesting, unique and creative. Thoughts? https://t.co/WLbYamcSow

Who was the teacher that made the biggest different in YOUR life?! https://t.co/mAsYNCd3dJ

#WhyITeach Such a powerful message from Teacher2Teacher. Love these videos. Happy Monday! https://t.co/daUP8tMYZz

Timely ideas for the end of the year. https://t.co/YWz0S7JD7a

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Blackhawk Elementary is ILASCD Spring 2016 Spotlight School! https://t.co/peIlrystA6 #ILASCD

The Purpose & Promise of Service Learning By Cathryn Berger Kaye in our Spring Newsletter. Read it now! #ILASCD https://t.co/6SQhi1BFz0

Me, Myself, I, Mine & You By Sarah Odom in our Spring Newsletter. Great Read: https://t.co/hJVnSdcKQe

What are you doing to celebrate #EarthDay2016??? https://t.co/tVBzzyLLWt

It's #EarthDay! Here are some great ideas for things you can do today to celebrate!... https://t.co/033LM5CLv7

Hand drawn, interactive notes for our Standards-Based Grading series with Dr. Guskey and Dr. Jung. #socool... https://t.co/EytMR8qoTv

Exciting News! The Spring Edition of our Newsletter is out! Read it now!... https://t.co/J39PCeXplI

#ilascd #ascd2016 #singalong https://t.co/qnwuqx9r1q

Scarlett and Rhett, together at last. #ASCD2016 #gonewiththewind #ilascd https://t.co/aFuzC9xeSd

More fun at ASCD #ascd2016 https://t.co/OOmpSZjt6V

And now Rhett has made his appearance. #Gonewiththewind #ASCD2016 https://t.co/tyZ5uV5e1f

Scarlett is in the house! #Atlanta #Gonewiththewind #ASCD2016 https://t.co/ev57BRNB4h

RT @RaeJackson73: #ASCD2016 Because I said I would... @bcisaidiwould Very moving & empowering! Accountability! https://t.co/ysLpvCuHlZ

RT @CariBegin: Teacher leaders must consider: How do we create opportunities for teachers to learn from each other? #ASCD2016

@ASCD Thanks, That's unfortunate though, might be a great idea to open up the publication for submissions in the future from attendees.

A: What are some of the things used to develop trust with a team? Q: the ability to access the principal , the... https://t.co/maWu1vHMMk

Listening to a live taping of the #wholechild podcast. Discussing out the Bision in Action 2016 Winner of the... https://t.co/9El1ffVIi7

Having a great time so far at #ASCD16 https://t.co/J4US2dYYAu

We are excited to be here in #Atlanta for #ASCD2016! Who else is here!?

RT @KathyPerret: Poverty is not just the lack of money. It is the lack of people who can help you make something of your life. - Manny Scot…

Hey @ASCD how can we get in touch w/your Conference daily folks?! Or where can we pitch an article for tomorrow's edition? Thanks! #ASCD2016

RT @ilwholechild: #ilwholechild #wholechild #ilascd https://t.co/0ZZ5PoioGj

Thank everyone for participating in our 1st #ILWholeChild Chat. It was a quick 1 & we will be refining it to make it even better next time!

A3. True @Edufacey https://t.co/kedlJ5zAE1

Q4: How do we promote a healthy lifestyle 2 students living in poverty or w/families who aren't engaged in their health needs? #ILWholeChild

RT @ilwholechild: This is great from @edutopia #ilwholechild https://t.co/NECAI49JZy

RT @maestra_mendoza: @ILASCD Q2: if educators don't have cultural awareness this can effect the culture of their classroom #ilwholechild

Such a great point. #ILWholeChild https://t.co/WVV8Mw8qQ9

Q3: Why is having a healthy learning environment one of the biggest concerns in education today? #ILWholeChild

@maestra_mendoza @Edufacey Welcome! #ILWholeChild

Q2: How will this impact student learning and student engagement? 2 of 2 #ILWholeChild

Q2: IL signed SB 100, it mandates Professional Development in culturally appropriate disciplinary strategies 1 of 2 #ILWholeChild

A1. #ILWholeChild https://t.co/dj9tB1Omvq

A1: Great idea! #ILwholechild https://t.co/eeYV3fHbnc

A1. Great idea! #ILWholeChild https://t.co/xBbshBeb8U

A1: Great idea #ILWholeChild https://t.co/eeYV3fHbnc

@maestra_mendoza Welcome! Thanks for moderating #ILWholeChild

@LFedtech @ASCD Welcome! #ILWholeChild

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