02/22/15 Chat Archive

@2GuysShow host #txeduchat "Culture and Innovation"

  1. Welcome to #txeduchat tonight! Let's get started with Introductions... In honor of the Oscars: If you have won an award EVER please share.
  2. Remember to use the #txeduchat hashtag on your tweets for the next hour so that others can follow the conversation.
  3. Welcome to #txeduchat everyone! I won “Youngest of the Two Guys” over @Techbradwaid
  4. #txeduchat Junior High Principal, Plainfield, IL also #1 Dad according to 2 of my 3 kids. Not sure who the 3rd one is pulling for.
  5. hey #txeduchat , Michael, MS teacher from Columbus, OH - once won "most athletic teacher"
  6. Pat instructional Technology Specialist, District Elementary Teacher of the year #txeduchat
  7. Hi everyone! Tom in North Texas, learn from/teach amazing 4th graders. Once honor graduate in USMC training...kept the haircut;) #txeduchat
  8. #txeduchat Jena Ball CritterKin writer, illustrator & co-founder of Not Perfect Hat Club.
  9. Good evening #txeduchat! Jeff, a MS AP from Frisco, TX. Won Best Male Vocalist award in high school.
  10. Ryan, elementary principal from Plano, TX - ready to learn #txeduchat
  11. Jana - IT from SETX - I won a wedding dress once? Does that count #txeduchat 😄
  12. good evening thought I would drop by for a few. Never win anything, kinda like my beloved Cubs #txeduchat
  13. Hey guys! Andi...gifted education teacher from Texas. #txeduchat
  14. #txeduchat Shauna, K-5 Instructional Specialist; Division Teacher of the Year-2011
  15. We use the Q1: A1: format for questions and answers on #txeduchat Do your best to tag your answers so that others can follow along.
  16. @Tom_Kilgore Miguel in North Texas. Everything Tom said applies to me but I teach 8th grade. #txeduchat
  17. Howdy. Ross Baker here. Named "most likely to participate in Sunday Night edu chats!" #txeduchat
  18. Jessica, Instructional Specialist from TX, won Best Couple in HS w/my hubs! #txeduchat
  19. From Marinette, Wisconsin #txeduchat dropping by to see what's going on in Texas
  20. OMG! This is fun... You are all such amazing educators!! We are so happy to have all of you with us tonight on #txeduchat
  21. Martha, K tchr fr Plano - I won the "Hustle" award for my high school soccer team #hustlebeatsskills #txeduchat
  22. Princess Choi. Math T. Mostly will lurk today. "Young at heart" from senior class #txeduchat
  23. @Techbradwaid Nothing less than the best and the brightest for you & Drew. #txeduchat
  24. Q1 – What things effect the culture of the classroom? #txeduchat
  25. --->>>RT @Techbradwaid: Q1 – What things effect the culture of the classroom? #txeduchat
  26. Awards 1998 The UTCD won an Interactive Media Award for Info & Reference, 2010 Jboss Contrib Award for new code/feature. #TxEduChat
  27. My students once gave me the "Bono" award b/c I love U2 & we had a great yr learning & creating together #txeduchat
  28. Hi! Liz from NC! I have won Top Student Teacher and Teacher of the Year! Currently teaching HS English and Social Studies #txeduchat
  29. Todd Moore secondary assistant principal Highland Park ISD #txeduchat
  30. a1: #1 thing is the teacher - do you allow failure? do you allow teasing? how do you react to these things? #txeduchat
  31. Michelle Griffith Lead Media Specialist BrazosportISD in Lake Jackson #txeduchat
  32. A1 - attitude of the T, of the school, what the Ss bring in from home. All things affect the culture - we must recognize that #txeduchat
  33. Monica, Dir. AAS, Richardson. Just trying to stay warm here. #txeduchat
  34. Wow, Q1 already. What doesn't effect the culture might be a better question. #TxEduChat
  35. A1: Culture affected by T, Ss, Ps, enviro, expectations, sense of security/community--I could go on and on! #txeduchat
  36. Jan Hodge, District Elementary Librarian from North Texas #excited #txeduchat
  37. A1: teacher enthusiasm, attitude, patience - usually if the class is "off" it's bec I am "off" #txeduchat
  38. -->RT @Techbradwaid: Q1 – What things effect the culture of the classroom? #txeduchat
  39. #txeduchat Won Dorothy Dixon Award of Excellence for service to my school as senior in college.
  40. A1: T's attitude is the primary influence of the classroom culture. You as T set the tone! Be positive! #txeduchat
  41. Hi #txeduchat! I am Shannon, Grapevine HS Principal I was a district-level Teacher of the Year.
  42. Everything pushes in…culture of the district, culture of the school, the leadership, expectations, perceptions, etc. #txeduchat
  43. A1: Wow...not sure that can fit in 140 characters: Big 1: The Teacher #txeduchat
  44. @Techbradwaid A1: Many things, but I think classroom management has a large effect in the classroom culture. #txeduchat
  45. A1: #1 factor in classroom culture is teacher. T leads & Ss follow regardless is direction is good/bad #TXEDUCHAT
  46. #txeduchat I was on Brad & Drew's show twice... Oh and I also won an Emmy. Marty Keltz Perfectly #NotPerfect Educator/Producer
  47. #Txeduchat A1: not having all stakeholders have a "buy in" affects the culture
  48. A1 We need a culture of acceptance that lets kids be creative. Letting them be themselves. #txeduchat
  49. A1: Physical environment, expectations, ATTITUDE! Ss can usually tell the moment they walk in the door. #txeduchat
  50. A1: smiles when entering & leaving a room> start w/a comfortable, warm, safe learning env #txeduchat
  51. A2) mindset affects culture. Do you have a permission giving culture? #txeduchat
  52. The culture is effected by how stakeholders treat each other and by how each entity treats the other. #txeduchat
  53. A1: So many things...but most importantly the willingness of the teacher to make their students their first priority. #txeduchat
  54. Jess Malloy, STEM Coach, Plano, TX. Excellence in teaching award winner PISD 2013 #txeduchat
  55. A1 What is measured and what is rewarded have strong effects in the classroom and tend to direct innovation. #TxEduChat
  56. A1 Relationships w/ Ss is the most important. How people treat each other, the T determines the culture #txeduchat
  57. A1: Building positive and respectful relationships with students greatly affects the culture of the classroom! #txeduchat
  58. In ability to see systems…is inability to see how much truly pushes in our classrooms. #txeduchat
  59. A1: the environment & tone we set as the instructor/facilitator contribute to the culture of the classroom #txeduchat
  60. A1 cont: Admin's attitude affects the T's attitude. Admin need to work to create a positive campus culture to make this happen. #txeduchat
  61. And a great guest you were Marty! The emmy has nothing on you and the show haha! @martysnowpaw #txeduchat
  62. @bradmceachern Think that is one of the biggest influences as well sir. We have power as educators to set tone/culture! #txeduchat
  63. A1 pt 2 - Kids can sniff a fake a mile away. Gotta be real and be invested in them. They'll know when you are & when you aren't #txeduchat
  64. Ts attitude and expectations are primary. Stay Positive. Also be consistent. #txeduchat
  65. A1 Classroom culture directly relates to expectations. Giving students a voice in them is imp. Teacher enthusiasm is huge #txeduchat
  66. A1 Teacher relationship with Sts and parents. Build them first. Smile nice way to start day #txeduchat
  67. A1: Teacher impact: relationships, engagement, parent communication, campus support #txeduchat
  68. Attitude of all of the following:Ts, Ss, administration, parents and community! #txeduchat
  69. A1 - the teacher's attitude is the #1 impact on culture. #txeduchat
  70. A1 the attitudes of everyone involved in that classroom, board members, admin, teacher, parents, students & community. #BTHE1 #txeduchat
  71. @Tom_Kilgore We must always look for the positive. Many times, our S's don't get much of that. We need to show them the light. #txeduchat
  72. A1: starts with instructional leader, the principal,who helps shape the culture of the school. Then it's the teacher in the class #txeduchat
  73. A1Ts attitude toward school/learning = classroom culture. #txeduchat
  74. Culture does not exist in silos or a vacuum…understanding and awareness of the myriad of influences is vital. #txeduchat
  75. @txeduchat A1 Culture of the campus overall, the leader in that room and the practices implemented by Ts & Ss. #txeduchat
  76. When Ss are a priority,culture becomes centered around them. Everything we do is a result of trying to do what is best for them. #txeduchat
  77. @J_Bimmerle Couldn't agree more John, we have a huge impact as educators, especially when we empower the Ss to lead #txeduchat
  78. Chris, Assistant Principal, CT.. Joining in a few minutes late... #txeduchat
  79. A1 Engaging lessons and teachers also go a long way in creating a culture of positive authentic learning. #txeduchat
  80. A1: Many things affect classroom culture but mainly the atmosphere created by the Teacher #txeduchat
  81. #txeduchat Hi Everyone! The emphasis on respect effects our culture the most.
  82. Ts attitude effected by Ps attitude and the climate of the school #txeduchat
  83. #txeduchat A1 the most important variable in quality education is the classroom teacher period, end of story.
  84. A1.2 relationships. Are the Ss comfortable coming to T and telling them anything? Ts empower Ss to be in charge of their learning #txeduchat
  85. #txeduchat T's assumptions re what & how Ss learn=key. Are we co-travelers, lecturer? Do we empower & individual gifts or teach test taking?
  86. A1 - its all about the relationships...I teach the little humans and they are just as important as the big ones #txeduchat
  87. A1 A culture that accepts students for what they can bring and values them is important. #txeduchat
  88. #txeduchat A1 The relationships we cultivate effects our culture.
  89. Good evening #txeduchat! Amanda Palmer, Secondary ELA Coordinator Katy, TX here.
  90. Wow! outstanding responses! What an amazing group of educators we have here tonight! All the Ss benefit from all of you! #txeduchat
  91. A1: t&s actions and attitudes impact classroom culture, but don’t forget about physical design, arrangement of desks, etc. #txeduchat
  92. Q1 – What things effect the culture of the classroom? Relationships and building a rapport with students. #txeduchat
  93. A1 The classroom teacher's expectations and the teacher's ability to model how class members should treat each other #txeduchat
  94. Wow! outstanding responses! What an amazing group of educators we have here tonight! All the Ss benefit from all of you! #txeduchat
  95. A1 teacher and student attitude toward mistakes-- Mistakes allowed-- Mistakes as opportunities for learning-- #txeduchat #esc11coach
  96. Q2: 2. How does technology effect the culture of the classroom? #txeduchat
  97. #txeduchat A1 Building a classroom where Ss feel safe to innovate, collaborate, and make mistakes. Be interested in your Ss outside of class
  98. Almost forgot about #txeduchat Hello my friends! 5th grade teacher from Ut. Jumping in late
  99. --->>>RT @TechMinock: Q2: 2. How does technology effect the culture of the classroom? #txeduchat
  100. A1: First and foremost is connectedness. Ss need to belong, to connect, to FEEL that they matter! #txeduchat
  101. Reject a top down perspective, embrace change happens from bottom up, this is how culture can change starting in your classroom. #txeduchat
  102. -->RT @TechMinock: Q2: 2. How does technology effect the culture of the classroom? #txeduchat
  103. A positive P fosters positive Ts who in turn create warm welcoming S driven classroom #txeduchat
  104. Q1 I agree with T attitude; secondly the environment (I determined to lurk 2nite, but could not stay out! Rob from mid-MI) #txeduchat
  105. Q1 A teacher’s passion for teaching & her genuine love for her students #txeduchat
  106. @DCulberhouse #txeduchat Culture created not only by each person in room but by what each person brings w/him or her. Must adapt & be fluid.
  107. A2 Technology allows for creative expression. Each student can show who they are not just what they learned. #txeduchat
  108. @M_chirinos @txeduchat that is so real the culture of the campus overall can either inspire or hurt the classrm culture #txeduchat
  109. @martysnowpaw I don't know. Things might get a tad difficult outdoors in Siberia in winter. #TxEduChat
  110. A2 -Tech is too often the driver in the classroom, should just be the vehicle to propel good instruction to great. #transparent. #txeduchat
  111. A1: T expectations affect the culture of a classroom greatly! #txeduchat
  112. A2: Tech is a tool that can be used to support and strengthen a strong culture..relationships need to come before anything else #txeduchat
  113. A2: tech can knock down walls and create environment of learning that never stops regardless if Ss are at home or school #txeduchat
  114. A2: tech empowers Ts & Ss to embark on learning experiences never seen. Provide voice, audience & resource 2 create & learn #txeduchat
  115. A2: student engagement, 21st century learners, college & career ready, student centered learning, PBL #txeduchat
  116. @heffrey @Techbradwaid Yes to some extent, but you still need buy-in and support from the top for it to truly take off. #txeduchat
  117. A2 Can be pos or neg depending on use. Tech has huge implications for S voice & choice. Also team building activities #txeduchat
  118. @TechMinock A2 increases the sharing and breaks down the walls in the classroom Also gives students a variety of ways to express #txeduchat
  119. A2: It really depends on use...it can be exciting and engaging, but if it is poorly utilized and overly regulated not always good #txeduchat
  120. A1 School leadership. Every choice leads to a ripple effect of other outcomes in the building. #txeduchat
  121. A1: the teacher and the relationship behaviors they model for Ss #txeduchat
  122. A2: Tech, used properly, increases engagement and pulls in those S's who aren't comfortable engaging otherwise. Very positive! #txeduchat
  123. A1: everyone involved in the classroom affects that community, Ts and Ss but the Ts set the tone of that community by modelling #txeduchat
  124. A2: definitely can bring novelty that leads to engagement; also more opps for S choice and again, engagement #txeduchat
  125. A2: technology can provide additional / varied connections, influences and mediums to the classroom. #txeduchat
  126. A1 The teacher, i.e. how the teacher engages students & makes learning relevant & meaningful. #txeduchat
  127. A2 Technology effects the culture by how it is implemented, shared, and used to give a voice to stakeholders. #txeduchat
  128. A2:tech lets our Ss know we're willing to take risks to speak their language and reach them in a new ways hat they can relate to #txeduchat
  129. A2 technology can be great if used right and bad if not used right #txeduchat
  130. A1: Everything from weather to economy... The teacher, absolutely, but also school climate & leadership! #txeduchat
  131. Just catching up. Award-Louisiana 4H Co-op Public Speaking state champ. Year will remain undisclosed to protect ... well, me! #txeduchat
  132. @bradmceachern @Tom_Kilgore #txeduchat Think we must also help Ss make sense of emotions & teach how 2 refocus on positive-an acquired skill
  133. Culture only changes when we do...when we push all stakeholders to set their sights higher. #txeduchat
  134. A2 ENGAGEMENT - tech helps T's be more creative, S's in turn benefit, everyone is happier when true Student engagement is present.#txeduchat
  135. It either builds a bridge or distances the students from the teacher/content. Either way culture is effected. #txeduchat
  136. A2 Technology allows Ss to create.. Show us who they are... #txeduchat
  137. A2: tech gives SS comfort, control, and independent creativity. Culture is made positive w out much effort - #txeduchat
  138. #txeduchat A2 Technology can enhance our culture as long as our students are willing to use it as a tool to enrich their learning.
  139. Q2: technology allows real life application and promotes authentic learning! #txeduchat
  140. Tech's a tool, it's neither positive or negative. It's how we use it, how we perceive it that shifts from ones side to the other. #txeduchat
  141. @Tom_Kilgore Tech allows us 2 go places we can't but can cause us to retreat into.ourselves. Ts need to make sure Ss collaborate #txeduchat
  142. @txeduchat @TechMinock Q2: Tech. can strengthen the culture if used effectively. Ss can learn through sharing devices & ideas. #txeduchat
  143. RT @PrincipalBrent: Hey #txeduchat! EdD student researching PLNs - Plz click link to take my survey.  http://goo.gl/NOyFQq  Msg me w/ ?s
  144. A1: Beliefs, respect given to others, building of relationships, empathy, and learning environment. #txeduchat
  145. #txeduchat The #1 is the principal. I have seen principals destroy entire schools. So sad.
  146. Technology if used properly with the SAMR model in mind can only enhance the culture of a classroom. #txeduchat
  147. A2: Tech empowers Ts and Ss and gives the quietest Ss a voice. #txeduchat
  148. A2. It opens many doors to communication and collaboration...Ss experience the influence tech has on our society #txeduchat
  149. Culture also comes from the leadership of the school.It's important for them to be thinking about what type they want to create #txeduchat
  150. A2: technology is a tool to support curriculum & if used well it adds global connections & S engagement a + impact on culture #txeduchat
  151. A2 Our students use tech to connect themselves to other people & ideas so they expect to use tech to build relationships w/ us #txeduchat
  152. A2 Tech gives everyone a voice in the overall conversation without fear of ridicule #txeduchat
  153. a2: give a detention for using phone or integrate phones into lessons - Ts have the control #txeduchat
  154. Relationships & pedagogy set the culture of a classroom. Technology either accelerates or decelerates depending on above. #txeduchat
  155. It depends on how the teacher views technology. It can be liberating or intimidating for both students & teachers. #BTHE1 #txeduchat
  156. A2 Another question that needs 140 pages not 140 characters. #TxEduChat
  157. A2 it’s a tool that lets students open doors to creativity if we let them. #txeduchat
  158. @heffrey #txeduchat Best way to get change percolating from the bottom is with Twitter & getting more Ts connected.
  159. A1: it's the teacher who empowers the S & sets classroom culture, but it starts with the principal empowering his/her teachers. #txeduchat
  160. A2: Technology gives Ss an opportunity to experience learning on their terms which results in trust and willingness to explore. #txeduchat
  161. @JenaiaMorane Each individual, each initiative, wholes, parts, the past, the present all press in #txeduchat
  162. A2 Tech also offers more chances for teacher to be a guide rather than sage, putting students at center = happier T's and S's. #txeduchat
  163. A1.2-Recognizing Ss are organic, dynamic beings. They are NOT a number! #txeduchat
  164. A2 Effective tech use can change create a positive physiological change in Ss. The opposite is also true. #txeduchat
  165. A2. Techs effect on culture is limited. Tech is just a teaching tool. #txeduchat
  166. Tech can provide innovative ways to engage students and provide a way to foster Ss collaboration skills #txeduchat
  167. Aaron Hogan, former English teacher, currently HS asst prin at A&M Consolidated in College Station #txeduchat
  168. A2 Tech is a tool. We use it to allow Ss to create, develop understanding, produce and share #txeduchat
  169. @BSGSCSFoster @PrincipalTMoore Very clear way to summarize how things are headed for educators Lindsay! #txeduchat
  170. A2 #technology expands the classroom and allows Ss and Ts to bring in community members from around the world. #txeduchat
  171. A2) Tech is a wonderful servant, terrible master. Tech doesn’t cultivate culture but can certainly enhance it. #txeduchat
  172. A2: Students consistently given meaningful tech tools in the classroom can become #lifelonglearners #txeduchat
  173. Remember that you can grow your PLN by following the others in #txeduchat tonight. We are better together. http://t.co/gaihGZz6dA
    Remember that you can grow your PLN by following the others in #txeduchat tonight. We are better together. pic.twitter.com/gaihGZz6dA
  174. A2: If all Ss have tech & can use it (creatively), it can be magic. Ss like to explore esp. in a safe environment w/guidance. #txeduchat
  175. #txeduchat A2 tech allows Ss and Ts to create with real world tools, Ts need to plan and set clear expectations and then let Ss explore
  176. Tech changes&extends the culture if used to enhance learning. Collaboration,Connection, Create.#txeduchat Tool is only as good as the user.
  177. Tech is an accelerator. It is not necessarily creative or innovative. It is the user that makes it such… #txeduchat
  178. A2: Technology may enhance learning, shows concern for enhanced student and teacher learning & desire to impart a creative impact #txeduchat
  179. A2: tech levels the playing field. Gives all students same opportunities #txeduchat
  180. A2 Tech allows 4 students 2 have a world wide audience, and in turn impacts culture of class, S's feel part of something bigger #txeduchat
  181. RT @DCulberhouse: Tech is an accelerator. It is not necessarily creative or innovative. It is the user that makes it such… #txeduchat #hs4
  182. @sandeeteach #TXeduchat That's OK. I am supposed to be watching the Oscars! But didn't want to miss the Brad & Drew show. BTW see "Boyhood."
  183. A2: As a #BYOD convert, I believe tech tears down walls between Ss & their world, supercharging learning! #txeduchat http://t.co/hAjtzrglpu
    A2: As a #BYOD convert, I believe tech tears down walls between Ss & their world, supercharging learning! #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/hAjtzrglpu
  184. A2 It is to a great extent tech that allows and requires us to take the first 18 years of our lives and focus on education. #TxEduChat
  185. A2 I'm not sure that tech effects classroom culture as much as our attitudes about tech and education. #txeduchat
  186. @Tom_Kilgore @txeduchat @TechMinock also, by showing them the great things they can accomplished with technology. #txeduchat
  187. A2 Tech supports learning as a major tool. Even better when used in conjunction with Blended Learning. #txeduchat
  188. @DCulberhouse #Txeduchat So true. Have friend who brings food every day 4 her kids becuz most hungry. It's a reality. Outside impacts class.
  189. @AlexVKluge #txeduchat I have totally missed Question 2 but I bet your answer is right on!
  190. Schools need opinion and culture crafters who will help communicate the “why” to stakeholders. Find and develop those leaders. #txeduchat
  191. @heffrey @aaron_hogan: @heffrey Couldn't agree more. TE same applies to many other tools at the disposal of today's educator. #txeduchat
  192. #txeduchat With staggered writing tests. No writing in K-3rd, nor in 5th 6th 8th.. The main tech my kids beed = pen to paper and my Elmo
  193. A2: tech can also give voice to the Ss who are not as comfortable speaking in certain settings. #txeduchat
  194. @DCulberhouse Absolutely! Technology is never a substitute for great teaching it is an enhancer! #txeduchat
  195. Tech should be seamlessly integrated and applicable to the learning objective to be beneficial #txeduchat
  196. Q3 – What tech have you used to shape the culture of your classroom? #txeduchat
  197. Love all the activity tonight! Powerful answers and examples! #txeduchat
  198. @TechMinock also gives the loudest a place to share where they are not told to be quiet #txeduchat
  199. -->RT @Techbradwaid: Q3 – What tech have you used to shape the culture of your classroom? #txeduchat
  200. Sorry I am joining late.. #txeduchat Teacher in North Dallas waiting on a flight to get back to TX
  201. #txeduchat Tech can also take down the walls of schools & open the world 2 Ss, which I believe will be crucial 2 abiilty 2 function in world
  202. A2-2: use of technology can enhance the culture if used appropriately by T to compliment instruction. #TXeduchat
  203. --->>>RT @Techbradwaid: Q3 – What tech have you used to shape the culture of your classroom? #txeduchat
  204. Technology should not "the" culture but one should not be able to separate it from being woven within the culture ( learning ) #txeduchat
  205. RT DriskillElita: A2 #technology expands the classroom and allows Ss and Ts to bring in community members from around the world. #txeduchat
  206. A2 If used inappropriately, can negatively impact our interpersonal skills and stifle our exposure to our own culture. #TxEduChat
  207. A3- edmodo is so powerful. After school hours sts help sts all the time. #txeduchat
  208. @rsvoigt I started Emoji math last week, students can't wait to earn them. #txeduchat
  209. @DriskillElita #Txeduchat Yes, see it every day w/our CritterKin projects. Not only visit classes around the world, but connect them as well
  210. A3 – What tech have you used to shape the culture of your classroom? Provided support and modeling tech integration. #txeduchat
  211. A3- Edmodo, Smart Board and Remind 101 have been key! #txeduchat
  212. a3: kahoot.it -> Ss can use their own tech and do something fun and educational #txeduchat
  213. @TeachersTweeeet my mentor teacher used to say, "I can teach a mean lesson with a piece of chalk!@ #txeduchat
  214. A3: google drive has been culture changing in my classroom #txeduchat
  215. A2 If used appropriately can encourage communications, creativity, and exposure to diverse cultures. #TxEduChat
  216. A2 Tech is an avenue to unlimited possibility. Isn't that what we want Ss to believe/realize in their ed. & in life? #gamechanger #txeduchat
  217. A2: Tech is our Ss culture and Ts, Ps & schools need to embrace it & model how to use this tool to benefit them. #txeduchat
  218. A3 - web tools, app smashing, kahoot, google, QRs, AR, etc. It's about what tool fits the end result desired - choice/voice #txeduchat
  219. A3 @TodaysMeet helped my kids learn to identify main points in science video last wk at same time as being polite etc. online #txeduchat
  220. A1: it's simple, but my Kinders are trusted to log-in to symbaloo and google drive daily -they feel empowered and help each other #txeduchat
  221. @PrincipalBrent #txeduchat AND take down the walls. Need everyone Ps, community, orgs 2 understand future depends on what & how teach Ss.
  222. A3 Social media/digital citizenship can go long way in impacting a classroom culture. Teaching S's proper use is important today #txeduchat
  223. A3 As admin I use surveymonkey a lot for staff input, Celly to inform, & soon GAFE for everything #txeduchat
  224. A3 I use iPads, chromebooks, phones, Skype, photo & video software and niost importantly, what the Ss discover and share with me. #txeduchat
  225. A3: From the admin side, 1:1 classrooms, GAFE with T's and P's. #txeduchat
  226. A2 but technology should not be seen in a classroom if it is being used seamlessly. You should notice the learning #txeduchat
  227. @veetor @Techbradwaid seek ownership over buy in. As an admin I see value of bottom up leadership and change. #Txeduchat
  228. It's not only about using technology to benefit the students but also the teachers. #txeduchat
  229. A2: when implemented with purpose,tech can open doors and empower Ss &Ts, it expands the culture beyond the classroom walls #txeduchat
  230. Q3: I think a students' everyday smartphone can be a valuable tool! They never leave home w/o it! #txeduchat
  231. @heffrey #txeduchat Can never forget that it is only tool that is ideal for making learning multimedia/modal accommodating all learners.
  232. A3: my Kinders also are so proud to show parents their google docs at home #txeduchat
  233. A3: as the lead learner we use blogs, videos, #gafe and share/model many #edtech tools for Ts to be aware of #txeduchat
  234. @txeduchat @Techbradwaid A3: @Wonderopolis was a great tool for me because my Ss were exposed to something different daily. #txeduchat
  235. @MackinVIA @SymbalooEDU are tools we are using as a jumping off place for student & teacher access. #txeduchat
  236. A2 - Tech is like a cultural bridge, creates a common language. #txeduchat
  237. A2 I agree tech is an accelerator though I use amplifier. It can't make you a good teacher - it amplifies good & poor pedagogy #txeduchat
  238. A2 Without technology is the classroom culture is closed; gives impression that content/learning only exists inside the room. #txeduchat
  239. Rather than talking for/against technology, the simple response is that all learners must be connected to be globally relevant. #txeduchat
  240. A3- it's not about specific platforms but rather the right platform for the objective. Sts choose that. #txeduchat
  241. #txeduchat A3 I use You Tube to provide provide authenticity in a visual fashion.
  242. @carr_8 yikes all schools closing due to weather hope you get in soon and home safely #txeduchat
  243. @martysnowpaw @heffrey Definitely never tech for sake of tech but for how it can positively impact learning! #txeduchat
  244. A3 Have implemented a LMS in my classroom, blogs, and Minecraft EDU. #txeduchat
  245. @txeduchat @Techbradwaid A3 con't. It made my student rethink they opinions and ideas about so many things. #txeduchat
  246. A3- if a platform can enhance the learning and allow the st to be fully engaged then it is a room changer. #txeduchat
  247. A3 looking for more to enhance my resource classroom #txeduchat
  248. #txeduchat A3 I use blogger to share my classroom culture with our school community.
  249. #txeduchat Without a document camera and projection, I am lost. Any teacher, especially ELAR not using 4 modeling ALL = malpractice.
  250. A3 - Google Drive and Classroom break down time and location constraints. #txeduchat
  251. A3: Sandbox time for every new app we use help shape the culture to try and fail and explore #txeduchat
  252. A3 -pt 2 - it's about teaching them to be agile, flexible. Let THEM choose the correct tool for what they want to accomplish #txeduchat
  253. @ddavisfife Almost all tools are tech in nature, but tech as a concept is much deeper. And has a profound on our culture. #TxEduChat
  254. A3: tech that amplified student voice (blogs, tweets, videos, photos, memes, digital interactive notebooks) #txeduchat
  255. A3 Low tech, high impact on culture: YouTube. It tells and shows stories that can't compare to the resources that I have in hand. #txeduchat
  256. @Sciology I love seeing response from Ss when I say that #minecraftedu is an option to show "what they know" & create! #txeduchat
  257. A3 More faux tech as formative assessmt: Research & retelling on achievements of T Edison by 6th gr clsrm #txeduchat http://t.co/3LaNFaCO1G
    A3 More faux tech as formative assessmt: Research & retelling on achievements of T Edison by 6th gr clsrm #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/3LaNFaCO1G
  258. #txeduchat A3 @explainevrythng @tellagami #gafe Tools my Ss and I love to use and also good to help support Ts using tech
  259. A3: our class Twitter helps my parents see what the kids are up to - and the kids love to see their work on the feed! #txeduchat
  260. @rondorland #txeduchat Agree. Will only say that we must pay attention 2 what works best for each student & adapt.
  261. Ok folks. Cutting it short tonight. Putting Coop to bed and then it's a Netflix night. #NoSchoolTomorrow #NoOscarsForMe #txeduchat
  262. A3: Qr codes allow my Kinders to be more independent when self checking their work. #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/N0wLJothEe
  263. A3: it is not about the tool, but rather the skills that Ss learn while using #txeduchat #tisdedtech #tisdpd4me
  264. @JenaiaMorane @rondorland yes, differentiation - that's what is so awesome about all of this #txeduchat
  265. @snydesn2 Howdy! Blog post is brewing so stay tuned. Hope you are well (and warm) friend! #txeduchat
  266. A3 I played a game called SpaceTeam together with some of my students on a state testing day during short classes. They loved it! #txeduchat
  267. A3: Telligami, chatterpix, Symbaloo, story creator, app smashing, GAFE, FB,TW #txeduchat
  268. @matthew_arend Thank you for joining us tonight! Always an honor to learn with you #txeduchat
  269. A3 as an admin: Twitter, Everything Google #GAFE & presentation apps #txeduchat
  270. @rmbtowner_tech @ClassDojo Yes. Ts in my school have @ClassDojo, but some are so inconsistent with its use. Frustrating to me! #txeduchat
  271. @heffrey: A2)Tech is a wonderful servant, terrible master.Tech doesn’t cultivate culture but can certainly enhance it. #txeduchat#katyisd
  272. A3 at the school level we use blogging, social media and google apps to improve communication & collaboration #txeduchat
  273. A3: depending on the learning outcome and curriculum provided many tools can help T's with diff instruction #TXeduchat
  274. @TeachersTweeeet I had T's go to a PD this week and rave over it! Can't wait for them to share. @joyschwartz @karenford92 #txeduchat
  275. A3: Blogging has changed the culture of my classroom. Ss feel safe sharing/reflecting for authentic audience. #txeduchat
  276. @rsvoigt Why do I hear a voice in the background going "That's not how this works, that's not how any of this works." #TxEduChat
  277. A3 – What tech have you used to shape the culture of your classroom? Used Smore for highlighting @AHISD teachers. #txeduchat
  278. -->>RT @mcnairan3: A3: Blogging has changed the culture of my classroom. Ss feel safe sharing/reflecting for authentic audience. #txeduchat
  279. A3 iPad/phone camera and iMovie play a significant role in how my Ss see themselves and view their work #txeduchat
  280. a3: I've also let Ss roam free on App store and suggest apps that would work for the classroom #NotAKnowItAll #txeduchat
  281. @Tom_Kilgore I have 6th graders creating Africa for history showing what they learned from each country. #txeduchat
  282. A3 we also used QR codes, a class blog, and Twitter to connect, but this was three years ago. Not the same resources as today. #txeduchat
  283. A3 - Build clsrm culture w/3Aces: HomeBase (lms), Storage Space (24/7online), PublicationPlace (portfolio or blog) #txeduchat #gueri11aed
  284. @JenaiaMorane #txeduchat Love this video.. & love examples of tech leveling the playing field for all learners regardless of differences.
  285. @mcnairan3 I'm seeing more of our educators role modelling blogging- students want to a world audience not just their teacher. #txeduchat
  286. @Sciology That rocks Brett, amazing what Ss create when we open up options for them to express knowledge! #txeduchat
  287. @Sciology I need to pick your brain about Minecraft. I have 3 teenagers in the next room playing it - I want to learn! #txeduchat
  288. @Tom_Kilgore And 8th graders creating our school to teach incoming 6th graders about our campus. #txeduchat
  289. @Sciology @Tom_Kilgore and now they skype with other students from there! :) #txeduchat or create an edmodo group together!
  290. A3 Biggest impact - really big screens so everyone can see the material/illustrations examples, etc. #TxEduChat
  291. A3 and don't forget @GoNoodle and Maximo! He creates some of our happiest moments! Scoop up the love! #txeduchat
  292. @aaron_hogan What are some of the new resources you are using today with your Ss? #txeduchat
  293. A3: Created a District Library @SymbalooEDU and embedded in all campus homepages #txeduchat
  294. @cdsmeaton So true! Blogging and reflecting has been huge in my classroom. Definitely a priority and something that my Ss need. #txeduchat
  295. A4 - Doing a new thing, a new way. Or doing an old thing in a new way - changing the doer & the product created #txeduchat
  296. A4- innovation to me means introducing new opportunities. Is a must. stagnation only hinders learning. #txeduchat
  297. @janamac I will tell you what I have learned so for. It is quite interesting. #txeduchat
  298. A4 being a risk taker. Willing to try something new to help foster learning at a higher level. #txeduchat
  299. A4: The new ideas structured around a risk designed to push our students to greater heights with more authenticity and ownership #txeduchat
  300. @nathan_stevens I still have mine. Wonder how I could incorporate it into teaching biology. #txeduchat
  301. @txeduchat @TechMinock A4: Innovation to me is a willing to change more than an actual change. #txeduchat
  302. A4: Innovation is looking at old things in a new way with a new result #my2cents #txeduchat
  303. A4: a new thing, or an old thing done in a new way, or an old thing with a new way to think about it, or... #txeduchat
  304. #txeduchat A3 cont... going to start #minecraftedu in the near future, my Ss can't stop talking about it
  305. A4: Being creative...accomplishing a task in a completely new way that has not been tried. #txeduchat
  306. Innovation is transformation- a new way of doing something.Not trying to fit a square in a circle,but creating a new shape. #txeduchat