11-09-14 Chat Archive

#txeduchat with host @burgessdave

  1. A1: Pirates see the color and beauty of the individual and keeps them safe on his/her shoulder! #txeduchat
  2. A2 It's all about the collaboration for me. Stepping outside our classrooms to work/share/create together. Too easy to isolate #txeduchat
  3. A2 My flexible approach to content where I can havev#geniushour Wonder Walls all in the name of play #txeduchat http://t.co/KBXiVMfU2R
    A2 My flexible approach to content where I can havev#geniushour Wonder Walls all in the name of play #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/KBXiVMfU2R
  4. A2: Project Based Learning. My students are designing houses as if they were already professional architects. #txeduchat
  5. A2: building relationships with Ss, Twitter, PLN, #tlap, and technology #txeduchat
  6. A2: Ts that are open to learn new ways to engage their Ss, moving out of their comfort area. #txeduchat
  7. #txeduchat A2 Designing learning experiences that tap S's imagination. Couple with critical thinking, collaboration T has something.
  8. A2: Being a Catalyst 4 + change in ed & kids; it is abt kids,their futures &how 2 help S forge path headed for life-long success #txeduchat
  9. A2: I love rediscovering passions that I had lost and found again. Photography is something I incorporate into teaching each day. #txeduchat
  10. @maestroDgarcia @steph_frosch it is important to persevere, don't let others fear deter the process. #txeduchat
  11. A2: I’m ON FIRE about the spark that real world connections ignite in today’s students... Give them fuel in your classroom! #txeduchat #tlap
  12. A2: Also I'm passionate about giving kids a love for learning. Making learning fun and having fun giving them experiences. #txeduchat #tlap
  13. A2. Teaching my Ss how to problem solve and use their unique gifts is more important than teaching them content #txeduchat
  14. A2 Aside from convincing @burgessdave how AWESOME trains are? Using sports to teach non athletes #txeduchat
  15. +1~> “@SaneeBell: I am on fire about the possibilities! This is an exciting time to be an educator. #txeduchat
  16. I love coming up with different and new ways with history lessons and projects. #txeduchat
  17. @HalLRoberts Yes, SIR--Mr. Hal! W/ out Relationships, the rest is a lost cause. #txeduchat
  18. A2: On fire about the direction of education in TX and making a difference in students lives so they graduate w/choices #txeduchat
  19. @burgessdave Thanks Dave. Spreading the love everywhere I can...and walking the walk! #txeduchat
  20. I have to sail into the horizon and spend time with my family...until tomorrow night #tlap #txeduchat
  21. A2) I also think it is SO important to provide texts that expand my Ss minds & educate them about the world. #txeduchat
  22. A2 - Just read an article about S curiosity. I'm on fire about Ss being engaged and excited about school. #txeduchat
  23. A2 Helping teachers move away from traditional teaching with rows all the time. Engaging students. Letting student make choices. #txeduchat
  24. @JayBilly2 Well said Jay! Exciting when Ss are so enthused about passion that they can't wait min. to share what they've read #txeduchat
  25. #txeduchat #sced #aussieED Interested in improving S' s effort and accountability? Visit my lastest entry on blog  http://tbresnahan.com 
  26. A1: A pirate spirit is risk taking, experience creating, crowd drawing, enthusiastic, innovative and never satisfied. #txeduchat
  27. I am on Fire about getting my kindies to love learning and to learn through play. Very hard to do here in NJ #txeduchat
  28. @skimbriel Well said since we should all see ourselves as learners! My Ss teach me so many things every day! #txeduchat
  29. A2 - I'm passionate about giving students time to pursue their own interests in #GeniusHour & our after school Imagination Club! #txeduchat
  30. A2 #txeduchat Showing kids that they all have a gift to give and helping them discover exactly what it is
  31. Celebrating student success is so important. It isn't necessarily up to "grade level standards" either. But it's a success anyway #txeduchat
  32. A2: when Ss challenge me about ideas they just discovered they have an opinion about. #txeduchat
  33. A2 technology PBL Edmodo Edcamp they are some of my passions #txeduchat
  34. A2: My passion = Ss lightbulbs going off, Ss connecting w/ other Ss, spreading positivity, Ss working on THEIR passions! #txeduchat
  35. @GrundlerArt @Thrasymachus There is so much to celebrate with our Ss, Ts, and Ps. Taking the time is essential and worth it. #txeduchat
  36. A2: professional development and being a lifelong learner! My glass is always half full!! #txeduchat
  37. A2 En llamas acerca de enseñar el valor de ser bilingüe on fire about showing the value in bilingualism #tlap #txeduchat
  38. A1: Pirates always figure out ways to complete the mission even in rough H2O &/or difficult situations. The job is never done. #txeduchat
  39. @LibraryKrueger I’m not a librarian (English 1 teacher), but I have the same passion! So important. #txeduchat
  40. @burgessdave A2) I want to equips Ss enough to challenge me on my turf! I want teach them not to need me anymore as a T! #tlap #txeduchat
  41. @dubioseducator we start our mornings w free play for g5s - leads to good learning through the day! Incl #geniushour Qs! #txeduchat
  42. A2 watching SS ask questions and talk about their thinking as they make meaning out if new ideas #txeduchat
  43. A2:Knowing I can be the difference for anyone of my Ss keeps me working to help them all. U never know which one it's going to be.#txeduchat
  44. A2: Passionate about watching the Ss faces light up when the dots are connected & a HUZZAH moment happens #txeduchat
  45. @daisyray215 @burgessdave we are making marble roller coasters this week. What are we going to learn? Who cares? #txeduchat
  46. A2 I teach the little skally wags & I want them 2 love coming to school and learning.Being kind to one another is also important #txeduchat
  47. A2: I love seeing T’s step outside their comfort zone and take risks with their S’s. #txeduchat
  48. #txeduchat A2 I am passionate about collaborating with my global PLN and watching my students collaborate.
  49. True,wonder what @alicekeeler thinks~>“@SaneeBell: Pirates are risk takers and adventure seekers. #txeduchat They are disruptive innovators”
  50. YES!! ----> @bruscos: A2 watching SS ask questions and talk about their thinking as they make meaning out if new ideas #txeduchat
  51. This is your community #txeduchat remember that you can grow your personal learning network by following others in the chat tonight!
  52. Guys I'm going to check out early. Still getting over my cold. #txeduchat
  53. #nisdNOV8 Tu 8:30 Pt.2 #voiceNchoice Series.Topic:Focus & Choice:How to Have Both; w/guest expert @kchelmick NHS STEM Facilitator #txeduchat
  54. @MrsJones_Merton Sounds like an amazing recipe for Ss success in your classroom Heidi! Want my own kids to have that! #txeduchat
  55. @PaulSolarz I'd love to know more about your club. :) Loving Ss having genius hour/maker space/passion proj time/space #txeduchat
  56. @Thrasymachus I agree. Taking time to honor a student, friend, colleague, parent will be a focus of mine from here on out. #txeduchat
  57. A2 passionate about fleshing out in Ss & Ts the greatness/talents they own but not yet recognize in themselves. #txeduchat
  58. A2) I'm passionate about Response to Intervention 'cuz our goal should be to reach EVERY CHILD, and w/o #RtI, we don't. #realNCLB #txeduchat
  59. Have a good night, look for a great #tlap lesson on my blog tomorrow using legos and a candle. #txeduchat
  60. A2: Also, I am passionate about building leadership capacity and helping those who aspire to make a difference though education #txeduchat
  61. @bradmceachern Always best to have leaders that open that door such as yourself Brad! #txeduchat
  62. #txeduchat I'm on fire to meet all level learners needs, not just the struggling, but the GT.
  63. A2: helping SS and Ts overcome challenges. To make learning for fun and easier #txeduchat #tlap
  64. @MrsJones_Merton Tom! How have 7 days gone by already? Hope you had an awesome weekend! #txeduchat
  65. @burgessdave SO MANY PIRATEs in #txeduchat tonight! Amazing! Look at the crew that showed up! #tlap
  66. Q3: #tlap says, Don't just teach a lesson, create an EXPERIENCE! What's the difference? How can we make our lessons come ALIVE? #txeduchat
  67. A3 Lessons "cover" content standards--Experiences bring CSs to life! Ls=predictable;Es= unforgettable #LCLs @burgessdave #txeduchat #tlap
  68. A2: Currently, the importance of students engaging in #coding. It's an essential literacy. #txeduchat
  69. #txeduchat A2 Lighting a fire and keeping it burning and loving Ss aha moments!
  70. I am passionate about how my connections make me a better leader. I learn constantly from my PLN. It is infectious! #txeduchat
  71. Passionate about kids developing an appreciation for math without hating it or thinking they "aren't good at math" #txeduchat@osestars
  72. A2 Am passionate about sharing my passions with my colleagues. We are a close community and share common goals for our Sts #txeduchat
  73. Q2: On fire passionate about building relationships between school and students, parents, and families #txeduchat
  74. -->>MT Q3: Don't just teach a lesson, create an EXPERIENCE! What's the difference? How can we make our lessons come ALIVE? #txeduchat
  75. A2 Iam passionate about getting my kids to think for themselves and get in touch with their instincts and intuition #txeduchat
  76. A2 passionate about making authentic connections with all of my students #txeduchat
  77. @GrundlerArt @Thrasymachus When you have admin validating Ts and celebrating, you have signs of an influential leader. #txeduchat
  78. @bradmceachern I agree...risk couldn't be any worse than the mediocrity of just "staying the course". #txeduchat
  79. A3: Experiences are memorable, meaningful, purposeful. #txeduchat
  80. A3 Lessons are easily forgotten, but experiences live forever. Prohibition lecture: S's may forget. Going 2 the speakeasy: Never #txeduchat
  81. #txeduchat A2: My passion is connecting my learners with great books! And my passion is reading! And #kidlit! And books!
  82. @tracyacramer yes! Growing kind and compassionate life long learners is the goal of education. #txeduchat
  83. A3: an experience ss will remember a lesson will be forgotten #txeduchat
  84. A2) I am very invested in creating genuine relationships w/ my Ss. I have 150 & I love them all! #txeduchat
  85. @JessPagn11: A2 I'm passionate about making Ss n Ts feel success in the classroom n making them thirsty for more #txeduchat
  86. a3: drama - props - music - get the students emotionally afraid to miss a day of school! #txeduchat
  87. A3: They come alive when kids feel a connection, they know the why, community is essential #makeitreal #txeduchat
  88. A3:Thoughtful preparation. Trying and failing. Trying again. Using student passions. Using hooks. Thinking in a differently #txeduchat #tlap
  89. A3 #txeduchat Tapping into student interests and allowing them a voice in how they want to learn
  90. A3) Have the students involved in the lesson design process. Make that learning meaningful to them. #txeduchat
  91. A3: make lessons come alive by making them relevant to your Ss lives. My sped class make Hawkarritos every week for staff #txeduchat
  92. @burgessdave A3: get Ss out of their desks and the class if possible. Extend the learning outside the classroom. #tlap #txeduchat
  93. @burgessdave Dave your a pirate rum would cure you faster than Dramamine. #justsaying arrrrrr #txeduchat
  94. A2: Thinking in a way and at a level that content becomes irrelevant just like standardized test #TXeduchat
  95. @MrBarry628 you need a couple of scalps in your belt to give it that authentic touch #txeduchat
  96. A3: Make them memorable. Learning isn't regurgitating info. Learning is breaking new ground. Create a lessons that impacts! #txeduchat
  97. Our S’s are only going to be as engaged in our lessons as we are. #txeduchat
  98. A2: I'm passionate about reading and connecting outside my classroom. My principal's blog about it.  http://tinyurl.com/m4w2fkr  #txeduchat
  99. #txeduchat a3 need to make learning personal and connected to the student's lives.
  100. A3 a lesson is a lesson. An experience is life. We don't forget life. #txeduchat
  101. A3: AUTHENTIC and based in Ss curiosity and the Ss seeking answers, it doesn't have to be crazy or a circus, just real #txeduchat
  102. A2: @johnnyeducation if the adults in education aren't learners, we have an BIG problem #txeduchat
  103. A3: Create an experience by engaging Ss in every part of the lesson/proc. Steer the ship, but let your crew make the adv. happen. #txeduchat
  104. A3: Make the Ss feel the lesson physically, emotionally, kinesthetically. Have them feel all emotions possible #txeduchat & bring it alive!
  105. A3 Lessons come alive when Ss can role play/feel the passion of characters from past/understand w deep meaning #txeduchat
  106. A3. It's the difference b/w passive and engaged learners. Experiences are interactive and immersive not just lectures. #txeduchat
  107. A3 #txeduchat An experience is learner-centric; whereas, teaching a lesson is teacher-centric.
  108. #txeduchat A3 Experiences contain Wow moments and leave students wanting to return to your class every day.
  109. A3: students to own the lesson by being fully immersed from beginning to end. Have to know "why" this is is important to them. #txeduchat
  110. A3 Opening our doors and connecting with other classroom, experts. Letting student explore their learning and make choices #txeduchat
  111. @burgessdave a3: challenge them with a real, relevant world issue or problem and give them a chance to solve it #txeduchat
  112. @burgessdave A3: High student engagement by evoking an emotion! Relevancy and interest go a long way! #txeduchat
  113. A3: Real world experiences where Ss are taking the lead and Ts are facilitating. #txeduchat
  114. @burgessdave #txeduchat Our lessons come alive when we let our Ss take the wheel. We learn more every time I let go and let them lead.
  115. A3: Using real objects as much as possible, creating real world experiences "stuff that really happens" #txeduchat
  116. A3: Do anything it takes to make a lasting impression. You never know what a difference it will make to transform a S's life. #txeduchat
  117. A3: Students can smell a "lesson" a mile away-an experience is authentic & hopefully stems from students' interests & curiosity. #txeduchat
  118. A3: like my G3 teacher who (after reading Hatchet) has kids learn to make fires in the bus lane (I'm there w camera) #txeduchat
  119. A2 Strong commitment to building empathy/understanding in my kinders. Guided by building strong relationships w/them #txeduchat
  120. @khayunga Students as leaders in their learning & in the classroom, now that it teaching at its best! #txeduchat
  121. A3: Experiences are memorable. Ss are engaged and have a "buy in" to what they're experiencing #txeduchat
  122. A3: Making lessons come alive by allowing S’s to explore and take ownership of it.#txeduchat
  123. A3 creating excitement in a lesson means using play! Love happy learners! #txeduchat
  124. @burgessdave A3: Kids have to own the lesson. Have them involved in how to plan and teach the lesson to others. Then teach it. #txeduchat
  125. One thing I try to keep in mind : you never know when you are making a lifelong memory. Make it a good one. #txeduchat
  126. @burgessdave A3 it is about the journey not the solution. There are multiple right answers #txeduchat
  127. A-2: Personalized learning and the excitement it generates for the learner! #txeduchat
  128. A2: I'm passionate about supporting and bringing out the PIRATE with teachers and modeling the PIRATE spirit as an admin. #txeduchat
  129. A3) Lesson = hitting the TEKS required. Experience = making the content engaging & meaningful. #txeduchat
  130. @craigyen I have students choose their own demonstrator of their understanding. End up learning in ways that I cannot anticipate #txeduchat
  131. A3: slow down and allow students to dive deep rather than skimming the surface of the moment for STAAR #txeduchat
  132. @CraigMah Yes!! They will remember how we make them FEEL. Maya Angelou said it best. #txeduchat
  133. A2- I'm passionate at closing the achievement gap & seeing my Ss light shine!Trying to meet Ss needs so they will be successful! #txeduchat
  134. A3 - When I observe Ts, I can tell the diff. between a lesson and an experience. I don't watch the T - I watch the Ss. #txeduchat
  135. A3-an experience lasts a lifetime...if u have students return year after year to visit you then mission accomplished!! #txeduchat
  136. @bradmceachern Sooo! True. #txeduchat Engagement leads to interest and pursuit of lifelong learning.
  137. @burgessdave A3 get students curious right away. Ask an engaging question that doesn't resemble a KUD. #txeduchat
  138. A3 When activities are purposeful such as designing school composters or building with Habitat 4 Humanity, the Ss are excited! #txeduchat
  139. A3 We can make our lessons come alive by creating bonds with our Ss, and bringing their interests into the classroom #txeduchat #tlap
  140. A3: if u r part of the experience it seeps into the brain, if the S is only involved as a spectator they are actively forgetting. #txeduchat
  141. WOW this chat is going by fast... Great discussion. #txeduchat Will need to go back and read and take in the discussion later
  142. Excited for Ss to experience design thinking w/my Idea Box. Get yours here  http://www.jamesdysonfoundation.com/resources/ideas-box/  #txeduchat Looks like quite an experience!
  143. Not sure what we think is engaging is always engaging & meaningful to the students. #txeduchat
  144. A3: Take the lesson outside. Kids love the change. Put a hook with it and BAM! Watch the magic happen. #txeduchat
  145. A3: Re-enacting history, Scav. hunting through history, experiencing history, and bringing history alive! LCLs #txeduchat Make it tangible
  146. We are building cardboard villages in a couple weeks. What are we going to learn? Who knows? It will be fun. #txeduchat
  147. A3:Lessons come alive when Ss take ownership of Lrng,understand target &given choice how to meet target...T are guides/coaches #txeduchat
  148. A3: Also an activity is very different from an experience: experiences mean Ss are part of or in charge of the learning #txeduchat
  149. @txeduchat A3 an experience won't be as easily forgotten because the student will engage,enjoy,experience! #txeduchat
  150. Bring lessons to life with Passion for... the students, the topic, the activity... whatever it takes! #txeduchat http://t.co/TNZeULqArW
    Bring lessons to life with Passion for... the students, the topic, the activity... whatever it takes! #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/TNZeULqArW
  151. A3 get to know your Ss and leverage that with lesson design qualities that are important to your Ss. Novelty, S choice r key #txeduchat
  152. A3 if we have a passion to teach and have the fire lit we should be able to keep the ss engaged. Make learning fun #txeduchat
  153. Tonight is an UNBELIEVABLE opportunity to build your PLN!! Follow the amazing educators in #txeduchat tonight!! #tlap
  154. @WaterRockers Connecting learning to a purpose greater than themselves is highly motivating and a memory maker #txeduchat
  155. A3: We can make experiences by bringing in real world problems. Also, we should get them up and moving and out of the room! #txeduchat
  156. #txeduchat A 3 Making Ss learning all about memorable experiences.
  157. A3: by definition an experience required participation -- dialogue, movement, debate, hands-on manipulation of resources! #txeduchat
  158. My philosophy is if it is compulsory then it better be good! They have to come so give Ss the ultimate experience. #txeduchat
  159. @5thgradefans They need to see relevance in all subjects and be a part of own learning to enjoy any class.Must be interesting #txeduchat
  160. Rob V sailing in late here. (Still at my middle school actually.) I'll lurk for a bit... #txeduchat
  161. A3 - I like to create simulations for our history units to help my students feel what it was like to be a pioneer or a patriot. #txeduchat
  162. @burgessdave Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman says as much-> info goes through the emotional Amygdala 1st b4rest of brain #txeduchat
  163. A3: Students see the relevance behind an experience vs feeling burdened by an assignment/lesson #txeduchat
  164. @ShawnaMiller03 Do you find Ss learn better when setting their own path, making own choices? #txeduchat
  165. A3: Just remember, we must debrief and reflect on those experiences in order to solidify learning. #txeduchat http://t.co/lzZOtrqRJG
    A3: Just remember, we must debrief and reflect on those experiences in order to solidify learning. #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/lzZOtrqRJG
  166. Don't worry if the chat is moving fast. We archive it for you every week at  http://txeduchat.com  #txeduchat
  167. @MrBarry628 Definitely! Tapping into their emotions is vital to the Experience. #txeduchat
  168. A3 letting students make your room into a part of a novel they are reading! #txeduchat
  169. A3) immerse kids n details that encompass all their senses.This often takes thinking, planning, & time, but they will remember! #txeduchat
  170. We are going to build paper mâché Kim Jongs and play hoops with them. #edcampnorthkorea #txeduchat #rodman
  171. @JessPagn11 If Ss can emotionally feel and connect with content...you've won #txeduchat & they've learned
  172. A3: A lesson takes on a life of its own once students take the lesson in their hands and turn it into their individual lives. #txeduchat
  173. A3 I'm passionate about everything!! Book, art, drama, poetry, Kids! Learning!!!! Be infectious! @burgessdave #txeduchat
  174. A3: When students take ownership of their learning, they have an experience. #txeduchat
  175. A3) think what the Ss will talk about at the dinner table. Not your TPT worksheet! BaBAM! #txeduchat
  176. @conniehamilton ah yes reflection the leftover that often gets neglected #txeduchat
  177. A3 - Instead of just researching alternative energy sources, I have my students participate in a full-fledged debate on it. #txeduchat
  178. @terrieichholz There are so many classes that don’t make the learning interactive. Ss must be a PART of the experience. #txeduchat
  179. @dperkinsmsu love that word.. Good replacement. #txeduchat they can tell you if its compelling or not
  180. A3: Lessons LIVE when they grow, are nurtured, and shared... This means with and by the STUDENTS, not the T = experience #txeduchat #tlap
  181. Q4: We want S's to create not just consume, make not memorize. How can we add more high tech & low tech opportunities for this? #txeduchat
  182. @english_roy which is why it is scary for some teachers - letting go of that control #txeduchat
  183. A3 #txeduchat Relevance is a must or students will check out before they have ever checked in
  184. @mikingpd Yes! No mindless worksheets! (PS You have a great last name!) :) #txeduchat
  185. A3: be practical -- design labs and scenarios that are real! #txeduchat
  186. @rsvoigt Jump right in Robert, we are talking about how to get Ss engaged & own their own learning! #txeduchat
  187. @PaulSolarz Kind of like exploring perspectives and learning empathy...that real world stuff is good;) #txeduchat
  188. Anyone want to do a staff book study of #tlap? I will send tons of links and Skype with your staff. #txeduchat LEt's connect!!
  189. Check out our literacy blog for some experiences my kids came back asking for: theliteracycorner.edublogs.org@AngelaWeisner #txeduchat
  190. @jennann516 I completely agree! More than 10 minutes of the teacher talking is way too much! #txeduchat
  191. A3: You have to be genuinely excited too. Ss will see through fake enthusiasm.#txeduchat
  192. A4 I think this goes hand in hand with student choice student voice #txeduchat
  193. #txeduchat Texas is the place to be tonight. Amazing energy!
  194. A3: Make it matter. To the kids and to the world they live in. That way it has to make an impact. #txeduchat
  195. A3: this year after going to the famous Adams River Salmon Run one class learned how to smoke them #txeduchat
  196. Rodman and I are giving a keynote where we can only say basketball and great during the presentation #edcampnorthkorea #txeduchat
  197. A3: "Wow - I really loved that lesson & those worksheets we did today!" via No Student, Ever. #txeduchat
  198. So far behind in #txeduchat I'm having to look out the rear view mirror to see where I'm going! #tlap
  199. a4: Have students create videos with their understanding; Educreations, Lensoo Create are good for this! #txeduchat
  200. A4: let students explore the apps - there are way more out there than we can find - if they find something better, use it! #txeduchat
  201. Tonight I'm watching my friend @donalynbooks on Edu-All Stars AND learning from @burgessdave on #txeduchat. What a night!
  202. #txeduchat finding new innovations to integrate technology and improve student engagement.
  203. A3: the experiences must occur in adult learning too! #txeduchat
  204. A4Start w/ S choice.Give opts. to create & submit work via SN;BYOD allows Ss to use 1 of most underrated & effective tools:camera.#txeduchat
  205. A3 I pulled out all the stops for possessive nouns last week. We were singin', dancin', and apostrophizin' :-) #txeduchat
  206. @PaulSolarz I wonde how we can increase the authenticity for history? Tough challenge for sure, esp. how standards written. #txeduchat
  207. @Tom_Kilgore absolutely! And when Ts don't restrict the boundaries. Often we penguin hole them & narrow their choices 2 fit us #txeduchat
  208. A4: choice! Let students choose their topic or assessment method #txeduchat
  209. -->> MT: Q4: We want S's to create not just consume, make not memorize. How can we add more high tech & low tech options 4 this? #txeduchat
  210. @burgessdave A4 it is about completing the circle be the physical and digital. Paper activities and digital reflections #txeduchat
  211. A4 #geniushour and PBL helps with the littles for learning. U can do both with or without tech. All you need is twitter :) #txeduchat
  212. @burgessdave A4) get out of the way! Let SS present/debate other Ss Let them "cut their teeth" #txeduchat #tlap
  213. A3 Lessons vary not all gold star. Ts energy/interest influence Sts participation. Want 2give St choic/voice as much as possible #txeduchat
  214. A4) Trying to shift to this...CREATE. For authentic audiences everywhere. Web based audience is almost infinite...#txeduchat
  215. A4: Keeping creations in an ePortfolio is great as it allows Ss to reference past and shows growth #txeduchat
  216. A4: key is actual creation. Just using technology isn't enough.It has to be authentic, purposeful, engaging,the tech is bonus! #txeduchat
  217. A4: It starts by adding CHOICE! Be more concerned w/the learning taking place and less concerned with how they show it. #txeduchat
  218. A4: help Ss learn how to own their learning. Give them tools and spark ideas. #remix #multimedia #txeduchat
  219. A4:Thought out lessons that make students produce. Period. All learning should be measured by a specific outcome for the lesson. #txeduchat
  220. I am attending a session on how to best filter and alter historical records #edcampnorthkorea #txeduchat
  221. @burgessdave get Sts to join a class chat and upload creations to the site and have others Sts chat about it. #txeduchat
  222. @burgessdave A4: Book trailers for novels, create your own ad to understand appeal. Real world context. #tlap #txeduchat
  223. A4: we have to research and know where the relevance lies for our standards...why are we asking students to learn these skills #txeduchat
  224. A4; Ask the right questions. Don't give information, give them problems to solve. Let S's teach their peers and us. #txeduchat #tlap
  225. #txeduchat A4 Create PBL's whenever possible, consistently build a culture that advocates choice and voice.
  226. A4 #txeduchat Student choice - let them decide how to show their learning. Some may go high tech, but some may go low-tech
  227. A4 Give Ss choice and a voice in the classroom, they will take ownership and their thinking will reflect it #txeduchat #tlap
  228. @sandeeteach if there's a worksheet, I hope it's to prompt thinking and four dialogue #txeduchat (love my last name!)
  229. @burgessdave a4: give them a platform to teach others-build an iTunes U course,class YouTube channel, iBooks... #txeduchat
  230. A4: integrate PBL into curriculum. Just the few baby steps I've taken into PBL increased Ss engagement tremendously! #txeduchat
  231. A4 #txeduchat Learner Choice in what they are creating is huge! Let them connect personally with learning! Make it relative & purposeful.
  232. A4: the process is important, been thinking bout the death of creativity, we stomp it out of little ones-overstated expectations #txeduchat
  233. @nathan_stevens Please tell me that isn't how you got approval for ISTE last year...#txeduchat
  234. @burgessdave Have more than one tools to complete the task. There are multiple solutions and ways to show information #txeduchat
  235. A3: I'm working to create more experiences for Ts learning. Shaking up PD so they would be there even if they didn't have to. #txeduchat
  236. #txeduchat when students start, question and publish their findings during #geniushour it is a transformation.
  237. A4: creating cultures of yes - ️S own choices - interesting that some who say it's not about the tech make it about the tech #txeduchat
  238. A4: Time is a gift & giving Ss time to make them realize you trust they will create something w sincere passion is worth it all. #txeduchat
  239. A4: flipped lessons and Twitter chats in prompts just like this for students! Twitter would be awesome to get them thinking! #txeduchat
  240. @burgessdave Yes! There are so many options for creating not to mention mashing apps/tech tools Let the kids express creativity! #txeduchat
  241. A4: Blog-provides opps to give/receive #feedback, add media, share videos and curated content, publish to wider audience. #txeduchat
  242. Aaarrrrrggggg What an awesome way to start the week! Thanks Capt. Dave #txeduchat
  243. A3: Make genuine experiences for students by offering meaningful projects with student choice. #txeduchat
  244. A4. We do #geniushour which gives them lots of opportunity to create. Also have a #makerspace and Maker Club #txeduchat
  245. A4: Process over product, think, problem solve, give them freedom to fail #txeduchat
  246. A4) My seniors in Texas debating Missouri Ss in topic of gay marriage & federalism @burgessdave #txeduchat #tlap  https://vine.co/v/bUqZKOKqBt6 
  247. #txeduchat A3 Experience is unique to each student. Partly is how they perceive story. S brings a lot to their learning. More hook = rich xp
  248. I love to switch gears and go low tech. Look each other in the eyes and ask questions and expect thoughtful answers. #txeduchat
  249. @txeduchat Lara - I teach 7/8 science - fun is doing anything with my family! #txeduchat
  250. A4: Stop passing out packets for students to regurgitate info. Provide an authentic #tlap learning adventure. #txeduchat
  251. @SunnyJune77 Do you offer freedom of choice or give some Ss "menus" to select from when giving choice Sunny? #txeduchat
  252. #txeduchat Finding what matters to Ss and connecting that in the classroom. Creating moments that grab Ss in a new way, shock them!
  253. #txeduchat A 4 Having students make videos or come up with projects that involve using more technology.
  254. A4a: Finding balance between high & low tech, gives Ss opportunities to discover something they may potentially love. #txeduchat
  255. @skimbriel Well worth the time. Better than having to research later. #txeduchat
  256. I have a “Mad Men” advertising project set up for persuasive techniques. Kids LOVED it. #tlap #txeduchat
  257. A4: Tech opportunities - at any level - should be a constant... Make them available, then sit back and let the students learn! #txeduchat
  258. @burgessdave it is about seeking a student's passion and integrating it into the classroom. #txeduchat
  259. Assign "Book Reviews" w/ little to no direction and watch the fire ignite! Low & High tech #txeduchat
  260. @burgessdave @southoldelem our #tlap book study has set sail, would love to get some links and a Skype #txeduchat
  261. A4) Ss #geniushour: how to improve running during XC season (ahem, @MrBarry628). Made a poster to hang on the bulletin board 4gym #txeduchat
  262. Ss studying Mesopotamia art history, Ss made the clay fertility sculptures. Byzantine mosaics, made mosaics! #txeduchat
  263. @Mrs_Schuelke I almost cried when I saw they made that for their end-of-year slide show! #txeduchat
  264. @LisaMilstead I live in the rear-view mirror during any #tlap -related chat! #txeduchat So much awesomeness!
  265. @terrieichholz week long prison camp visit. Tear up your passport, ritual beatings, Kim Jong dunking on you #edcampnorthkorea #txeduchat
  266. A4 ask them what they want to do! They asked to paint my room and we are doing it! #txeduchat
  267. dont teach standardized robots-it pains me that my Ss can only write 26 lines on state test-pains them 2 #txeduchat http://t.co/oPrxHhMSgY
    dont teach standardized robots-it pains me that my Ss can only write 26 lines on state test-pains them 2 #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/oPrxHhMSgY
  268. @BethHouf yes!!!! Adults want/deserve engaging/compelling learning experiences too! @LearnTexas @LearningForward #txeduchat
  269. #txeduchat Provide opportunities for choice w/variety of mediums.
  270. @JudyArzt @Mrs_Rabaduex we've used them for a long time, kids love them looking at moving to bulb #txeduchat
  271. A4 And give them feedback, feedback, and more feedback throughout the whole learning process. #txeduchat
  272. @DunnRandi Yell that from the Mt. tops! Or FB stadiums...we are talking about TX :) #txeduchat #tlap
  273. @jesca2333 I teach k and they love the name #geniushour and they are so engaged and owning their learning. Love it #txeduchat
  274. #txeduchat A4 Roll it out to Ts 1st. T should experience it exactly like Ss do, using w/e tech & other resources Ss will have. #authentic
  275. .@SciTeach7Davis Are your students creating for an authentic audience and getting responses somehow? #txeduchat
  276. A4: Whether hi-tech or low-tech does it redefine the learning... are they creating a product that is unique and non-googleable? #txeduchat
  277. A5Ss see my pass 4 PD,travel,& rdg via SS game WITWID. @burgessdave helps us discover new states/countries #txeduchat http://t.co/MjsdjHEZN9
    A5Ss see my pass 4 PD,travel,& rdg via SS game WITWID. @burgessdave helps us discover new states/countries #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/MjsdjHEZN9
  278. Q5: #tlap encourages edu's to embrace their uniqueness. How could/do you include some of your outside passions into school? #txeduchat
  279. A4: Let the Ss captain the ship! Students can and should be PIRATEs as well. #txeduchat
  280. A4) Teacher at my school uses low-tech “Chalk Talk” activity to engage Ss in discussion/debate. #txeduchat
  281. @Staceface74 @shfarnsworth Agreed! Ss are experts in their passion & we're content experts! Blend the two #tlap #txeduchat @burgessdave
  282. A4 learned about #visiblethinking from @KLirenman and @cordym It's not just a final product. It's ongoing throughout the learning #txeduchat
  283. @JudyArzt right now they are blogging on @KidblogDotOrg Haven't reached out for comments on blogs yet...#needtodo #txeduchat
  284. ->MT: Q5: #tlap encourages edu's to embrace their uniqueness. How could/do you include some of your outside passions into school? #txeduchat
  285. @nathan_stevens @burgessdave We’ve used football to teach collaboration & video games to reveal groups #txeduchat
  286. A5: I love nerdy history facts. like why dimes have ridges. kids love being "in the know" #txeduchat
  287. A3 Y'all inspire me...I'm going to reinforce my saying, "Take risks; just don't break the kids!" By giving every T an 'Opps'card! #txeduchat
  288. I bring in rubic's cubes and have students play with them. We connect all kinds of math concepts to this simple 'toy' #txeduchat
  289. A5: I co-sponsor a scifi/fantasy club. It's part makerspace, part geekdom heaven, & all fun! We have a full house every week. #txeduchat
  290. A5 Answer is to add the kiddie cocaine to your class otherwise known as minecraft #txeduchat
  291. A5: I love music/guitar, so teach my Ss to play the #Ukulele. Great for developing perseverance & #GrowthMindSet #txeduchat @burgessdave
  292. A5: weekly cooking lessons, serving others around campus by helping when/where needed #txeduchat
  293. @JudyArzt @Mrs_Rabaduex just a new software platform, Ts and Ss can share back an forth, still in early stages of research of it #txeduchat
  294. a5: I love music and football - and I try to incorportate those when I can. Of course, they already know I am crazy :) #txeduchat
  295. .@SciTeach7Davis Guess the students need to adjust to blogging first & feel comfortable before looking for outside audience #txeduchat
  296. A5: Talking about learnings on Twitter, sharing hobbies w/ students, telling lots of stories that tie to real world application. #txeduchat
  297. @JudyArzt My 2nd graders love seeing their masterpieces all in one place and being able to show it all off :) #txeduchat
  298. A5) Love photography! #txeduchat Plus all things tech. Add it daily to the classroom.
  299. @MrAlbertSES @burgessdave Plus it doesn't hurt to let them experiment with things that they haven't tried before- risks :) #txeduchat
  300. choice creates engagement... engagement creates ownership #txeduchat
  301. a5) gardening. Didn't used to be a passion until we planted successfully at school. Fall harvest is awesome! #txeduchat
  302. A5: i❤️dystopian lit, so instead of to kill a mockingbird we are reading the hunger games trilogy in eng I #txeduchat
  303. "@Tom_Kilgore @burgessdave: A4 Create a Trail of Tears expedition in your own building w trading posts, exchanges #txeduchat
  304. A5: Well....one passion is naps...so that's out. Inquiry into culture via food or exploring our community....#txeduchat
  305. A5: Passions are family, work,exercise, reading.Bring all to school. I ride bikes and cartwheel in the halls.I share books. #txeduchat #tlap
  306. A5 I grew up on a farm, brought incubating eggs for genetics PBL to SEE the phenotype in real life from specific crosses/breeds. #txeduchat
  307. @burgessdave it shouldn't be my passions. Shouldn't' be the student's outside passions #txeduchat
  308. a5: I also love technology and so I try to incorporate it often! #txeduchat
  309. A5 #txeduchat Story-telling, conversations with students about ME
  310. I share my passions with them I showed them how to use Twitter and how it changed me professionally #txeduchat
  311. A5) I'm a fitness/wellness fanatic.As lead learner,I try to bring programs and initiatives to school that feed that passion. #txeduchat
  312. A5 Passion 4 MUSIC! We sing/dance/learn/relax/play to music all day long. #txeduchat #tlap
  313. #txeduchat Q5: love using lessons/activities that are sports themed-another one of my passions@osestars
  314. @burgessdave A5: Discussed how various chars from games fit archetypes. E.g., Ezio from AC as Epic Hero. #tlap #txeduchat
  315. A5: my "uniqueness" drifts in through well placed digressions that add to the discussion underway. #txeduchat
  316. @steph_frosch Absolutely! I'll visit all football stadiums on my way to the mountain tops. #txeduchat
  317. A5: I'm a fashionista who loves sports...my knowledge helps me build rapport with kids of all ages #txeduchat
  318. #txeduchat A5 Include sports examples whenever possible to establish engaging connections.
  319. .@chasrabesh What was the topic of the parodies? Or was it free choice? #txeduchat
  320. @burgessdave A5: #txeduchat I love movies so I make my class into a theatre the whole works and we read parts of the story to visualize
  321. A5: Not afraid to bring my personality, even if it means losing the professionalism... Seize the teachable moment fearlessly #txeduchat
  322. A5:My love for MN Twins plays huge role. In fact, my life-size cutout of Brian Dozier wears an eyepatch. #txeduchat http://t.co/expd0GSKik
    A5:My love for MN Twins plays huge role. In fact, my life-size cutout of Brian Dozier wears an eyepatch. #txeduchat pic.twitter.com/expd0GSKik
  323. We use the 3D doodler as the tool to learn area and volume