Tweets of the Week - August 9th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." - C.C. Lewis— MichaelSmithSupt (@principalspage) August 3, 2015 Excellence is never an accident.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) August 4, 2015 Sometimes the best thing you can share with someone is a smile, hug, high five, or just a simple "you're noticed" #Share— Todd Nesloney (@TechNinjaTodd) August 4, 2015 Leadership: Model. Connect. Involve. That's it.— Sean Junkins (@sjunkins) August 5, 2015 Playing not to lose = protecting against what could go wrong.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) August 6, 2015 You are surrounded by genius…don't miss opportunities to let it flow.— David Culberhouse (@DCulberhouse) August 6, 2015 Professional development sessions can give teachers a great reminder of what some students must endure on a daily basis. #eduality— Blunt Educator (@BluntEducator) August 8, 2015
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Tweets of the Week - August 2nd, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!       I wonder if Twitter cost money,would school districts buy it to use it for their staffs to do personal learning by creating networks?#Edchat— Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) July 27, 2015 Our kids' educations should not depend on an educators comfort zone. #Edchat— Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) July 28, 2015 "To think outside the box successfully you have to know what is inside the box." - Uri Treisman #agentsofchange— Lucy West (@LucyWestTLC) July 28, 2015 “The man who is afraid to risk failure seldom has to face success.” John Wooden— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 29, 2015 Best strategy to break the ice with students and parents at the start of the school year: Smile...it's simple, easy, and highly effective.— Blunt Educator (@BluntEducator) July 29, 2015 Tweeting enhances communication; it forces us to get...
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Tweets of the Week - July 26th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Tourists in the Statue of Liberty’s Crown, New York City, 1947. pic.twitter.com/3g10eL20kh— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) July 19, 2015 Two people in charge of one thing is a train wreck waiting to happen. #leadership— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 20, 2015 Perfect quote for any Servant Leader. #suptchat #leadupchat pic.twitter.com/E5OFfgpDeF— Dr. Eric D Knost (@ROCK_Supt) July 21, 2015 You will be a character in the story of each of your students. It's up to you whether you'll be a hero or a villain. via @DrJoeClark #edchat— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) July 21, 2015 Education didn't change my life, educators did. Teacher's Matter ... a lot.— John Gunnell (@gunnellAP) July 22, 2015 Servant Leadership! #rockchat #suptchat pic.twitter.com/uuTXx0MTlq— Dr. Eric D Knost (@ROCK_Supt) July 22, 2015 Student behavior is like an iceberg... don't forget...
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Tweets of the Week - July 19th, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!       Effective leaders become less not more important.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 13, 2015 90% of questions asked in classroom are based on surface learning. We need to find a balance with deeper questions! #annualvl2015— Theresa Christian (@rlctmc90) July 13, 2015 A closer look at the "roots" of self-reg & attentional probs. More coming on this w/@StuartShanker! #selfreg2015 pic.twitter.com/4DYsxRjaS7— The Mehrit Centre (@Self_Reg) July 13, 2015 Educators who fail to make connections to collaborate b/c they are doing well enough will never get beyond that. #Edcampldr #edchat— Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) July 13, 2015 If you aren't learning you're losing. #leadership #learning— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 13, 2015 Seeing assessment as feedback on teaching is so powerful #AnnualVL2015 @CorwinPress pic.twitter.com/i1CAmjhxXA— Visible Learning (@VisibleLearning) July 14, 2015 The leaders who will have deep...
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Tweets of the Week - July 12th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Don't get mad at students for not reading/learning all summer if that is your summer plan as well. #eduality— Blunt Educator (@BluntEducator) July 6, 2015 Never criticize unless you're ready to pursue solutions. #leadership— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 7, 2015 What would happen if technology departments in schools didn't focus on control, but rather on access, openness & adaptability? #edtech— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) July 7, 2015 Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”! — Audrey Hepburn pic.twitter.com/bL0JxLyxa4— Angela Maiers (@AngelaMaiers) July 8, 2015 Be consistent but reject conformity.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 9, 2015 An updated Achieving Excellence graphic of Ontario students' voice from the Minister's Student Advisory Council pic.twitter.com/TPPPCmX5GW— Cecil Roach (@CecilRoachSO) July 9, 2015
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Tweets of the Week - July 5th, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!       @mraspinall @mrsmeweeks — Beth Holmes (@holmesscience5) July 1, 2015 Today's editorial cartoon: "Happy Birthday to Us" by Brian Gable pic.twitter.com/89MCq2leq7 — The Globe and Mail (@globeandmail) July 1, 2015 I attribute the success of my #makerspace to the process I used to plan it. #leadexcellence #suptchat pic.twitter.com/qpM8xc5F94 — Laura Fleming (@NMHS_lms) July 2, 2015 As we celebrate our nation's freedom, we honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving it. #4thofJuly pic.twitter.com/8i7m6dXhZ5 —  Sue Gorman (@sjgorman) July 4, 2015 You’ve got to get to a stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. Arthur Ashe — Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) July 4, 2015
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Tweets of the Week - June 28th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and check them out!     "Today is your day and nothing can stand in your way" Shania pic.twitter.com/3k0621ywcY— Sue Bruyns (@sbruyns) June 22, 2015 Music education key to raising literacy and numeracy standards http://t.co/CUsSo8cmrP— Jordan Shapiro (@jordosh) June 22, 2015 “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” - Martin Luther King Jr.— Angela Maiers (@AngelaMaiers) June 22, 2015 Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal. #vision Vince Lombardi— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) June 23, 2015 Champions. pic.twitter.com/lZVThtlrh5— MichaelSmithSupt (@principalspage) June 23, 2015 Do you see yourself as a learner? How do you make your learning visible for your students/staff? pic.twitter.com/yj8yI9Xj4v— Sue Bruyns (@sbruyns) June 24, 2015 If a principal is not willing to confront resistors on the faculty, you will never have a...
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Tweets of the Week - June 21st, 2015

  Below are tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     The goal of life is not to have our lives mean something to ourselves. The goal of life is to have our lives mean something to others. — Simon Sinek (@simonsinek) June 15, 2015 Acknowledge effort as well as achievement. #leadership — Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) June 15, 2015 Too busy to question the status quo? #ticl2015 pic.twitter.com/35HvEtXFTH — Tony Vincent (@tonyvincent) June 15, 2015 5 Habits of Highly Innovative Educators http://t.co/9Nas10aMQ3 #edtech #edchat #21stedchat pic.twitter.com/iDfesZdZIE — Fishtree Education (@fishtree_edu) June 15, 2015 Look in the mirror, but remember you seldom see yourself without the help of others. http://t.co/1k19KJs88S — Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) June 16, 2015 A 21st Century tchr should not look, act or teach as a tchr of the 19th & 20th Cent, but many of our Tchrs are products of...
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Tweets of the Week - June 14th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and check them out!     You have to be willing to constantly disrupt your best ideas and your best work…— David Culberhouse (@DCulberhouse) June 8, 2015 The number one indication of wisdom is the passionate pursuit of wisdom.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) June 8, 2015 You can’t standardize creativity. #tlap #pblchat #satchat #whatisschool #aussieED #caedchat #edchat #SuptChat pic.twitter.com/BTH3KnvSkw— Christopher Tienken (@ChrisTienken) June 9, 2015 Creating pockets of intentional disruption...allows us to reframe our perspective towards change and innovative thinking and doing.— David Culberhouse (@DCulberhouse) June 9, 2015 What can I say to myself instead... via @VisibleLearning #edchat #unionrxi pic.twitter.com/K8v1eTmSaf— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) June 9, 2015 I've done WAY more professional reading since joining Twitter. Educators who I trust curate & bring the best stuff to my attention #tepsa15— Dave Burgess (@burgessdave) June 10, 2015 pic.twitter.com/LwCJTyofUy— Ann...
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Tweets of the Week - June 10th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     The less people need you the more effective you've become. #leadership #management— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) June 1, 2015 "The highest result of education is tolerance." - Helen Keller— MichaelSmithSupt (@principalspage) June 2, 2015 Evolution of the mobile phone. pic.twitter.com/Hqxy5yAr1k— MichaelSmithSupt (@principalspage) June 2, 2015 "Great leaders are visible and accessible...just think of yourself as the ice cream truck of your school." @ToddWhitaker #aacpslead15— AACPSLead (@AACPSLead) June 3, 2015 pic.twitter.com/imBG93t4x6— Ann Marie Luce (@turnmeluce) June 3, 2015 Said perfectly... via @willrich45 #edchat #unionrxi pic.twitter.com/GZ8HaSrG78— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) June 3, 2015 Hey #lkdsb! Found this photo yesterday about Learning from Failures, an amazing message. Cc @mraspinall pic.twitter.com/zuEG2q2hbm— Austin Gagnier (@Austin_Gagnier8) June 3, 2015 #EdBeat #edcamp #TeachersMatter #njed #leadupchat Are you that teacher? @JoshShipp pic.twitter.com/5gX9snVg0I— Michele Hill (@HillMrispo) June 4, 2015 Getting...
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Tweets of the Week - May 31st, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     The periodic table of iPad Apps via @ICTEvangelist http://t.co/fg3qJlXIDL #edtech #edapps #ipaded pic.twitter.com/GZaGafd4TX— Jonathan Wylie (@jonathanwylie) May 24, 2015 There are two types of leaders, stink bugs and flowers. http://t.co/nPhZHWXLEU ! pic.twitter.com/LXHfD10kjn— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) May 26, 2015 Successful leaders move toward difficult conversations, not away.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) May 27, 2015 Truth. pic.twitter.com/EuDxpV2jLz— ONTSpecialNeeds (@ONTSpecialNeeds) May 27, 2015 Take advantage of this... via @ashleygomezedu #edchat pic.twitter.com/YAnynbNpih— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) May 29, 2015 Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. - John Dewey— Todd (@ToddWhitaker) May 29, 2015
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Tweets of the Week - May 24th, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Effective leaders expect more from themselves than they expect from others.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) May 18, 2015 If you're grading papers at home, then you're doing it wrong... via @DitchThatTxtbk #edchat pic.twitter.com/KxiLEn4SFs— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) May 18, 2015 Morning! Be brave and walk through the door way... Amazing adventures in learning await! pic.twitter.com/x45y5OAOUf— Mark Anderson (@ICTEvangelist) May 19, 2015 Little stuff becomes big stuff. Little things lead to big things.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) May 19, 2015 Creating A Fire For Inquiry Starts At The Beginning http://t.co/FeBRwKDXtD pic.twitter.com/dleBjxf6no— TeachThought (@TeachThought) May 20, 2015 Great foldable to make, Math vocabulary for all students #TVDSBMath pic.twitter.com/ezzdsBrZHH via @ONTSpecialNeeds— Minakshi Patel (@1925MP) May 21, 2015 Hearing 'let's go to the computer lab' and 'today is technology day' are two phrases you don't want to...
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Tweets of the Week - May 17th, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     The person who doesn’t have something to do after the meeting, shouldn’t have attended the meeting. — Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) May 11, 2015 If your goal is to please everyone, then you will inadvertently end up upsetting more than you please. Do what's right & don't worry. — Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) May 11, 2015 Grades. pic.twitter.com/RkQCbMgxik — MichaelSmithSupt (@principalspage) May 12, 2015 It's that simple... pic.twitter.com/h1CJ0hiwQG — Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) May 12, 2015 THE UNSAFE CHILD: Less Outdoor Play is Causing More Harm than Good | Children & Nature Network http://t.co/JLEAHnj4Rk — Joanna Dubitsky (@DubitskyJ) May 13, 2015 The idea that teachers should teach & students should listen presumes that teachers know more than their students... is this always true? — Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) May 13, 2015 A...
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Tweets of the Week - May 10th, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Teaching children to memorise information prepares them for testing. Teaching children to think prepares them for life.— Garfield Gini-Newman (@ggininewman) May 1, 2015 pic.twitter.com/x3SKKlb3Nu— Ann Marie Luce (@turnmeluce) May 4, 2015 Happy Star Wars Day! pic.twitter.com/hxtZjmaBcg— Brandon Grasley (@bgrasley) May 4, 2015 Great student artwork on display at Mitchell Hepburn for #EducationWeek #TVDSB #onted pic.twitter.com/0mt2qhWu2B— David Carruthers (@pluggedportable) May 5, 2015 Putting people before culture and structure is akin to placing the burger and condiments on the outside of the bun.— Dan Pontefract (@dpontefract) May 6, 2015 “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” - Albert Einstein— Angela Maiers (@AngelaMaiers) May 7, 2015 Successful leaders show more enthusiasm for what others are doing than they show for what they are doing.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak)...
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Tweets of the Week - May 3rd, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     The first rule of school administration: #edadmin #cpchat #suptchat pic.twitter.com/XVR1zfju9Z— Jay Eitner (@iSuperEit) April 26, 2015 What does your PD look like? #suptchat #edleaders pic.twitter.com/LoobFN9KIf— Travis Jordan (@Supt_Jordan) April 26, 2015 I've learned through my career to deal with "senioritis" this time of year, but I have little patience for "teacheritis." #eduality— Blunt Educator (@BluntEducator) April 27, 2015 Today’s footprint is tomorrow’s legacy.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) April 27, 2015 Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Lego, scented markers, books and mud puddles. It’s all about balance. pic.twitter.com/jm6GZdn9lC— Brian Aspinall (@mraspinall) April 27, 2015 10 things incompetent leaders keep saying: **Top Post of April** http://t.co/NOrzrMuiIT pic.twitter.com/XSBTT6ZhkT— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) April 28, 2015 pic.twitter.com/BzLOOXLzz2— Ann Marie Luce (@turnmeluce) April 28, 2015 Anamorphic and Geometric Projections http://t.co/JPfYQd9mZt #yrdsbmath #yrdsbarts pic.twitter.com/aMUpzXomdS— royan...
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Tweets of the Week - April 26th, 2015

Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Give authority to those who accept personal accountability, no one else.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) April 20, 2015 It’s #EarthWeek2015! What are you doing at home to help reduce your ecological footprint? pic.twitter.com/wPXa3R3nRG— Thames Valley DSB (@TVDSB) April 20, 2015 Humble leaders gain influence because they know, understand, appreciate, and elevate others. http://t.co/iyC3K9Rh2Q— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) April 21, 2015 Planning and storyboarding videos. Hearing great discussions and collaboration #middleschoolsurvivalguide pic.twitter.com/JAJvn7XONY— Sabrina Tyrer (@SabrinaTyrer) April 21, 2015 My job as a Superintendent: hire the best, get people what they need, & get out of the way. #suptchat #leadership pic.twitter.com/qFkkdTiXJS— Jay Eitner (@iSuperEit) April 22, 2015 pic.twitter.com/jihUE7SU50— Ann Marie Luce (@turnmeluce) April 22, 2015 When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know; ...... Dalai Lama pic.twitter.com/kCWgbNeNQa— Roy Bennett (@InspiringThinkn) April 22,...
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Tweets of the Week - April 19th, 2015

  Below are tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Kids take risks when teachers take risks. Teachers take risks when school leaders take risks... #edchat pic.twitter.com/LfN64djpbi— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) April 12, 2015 “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open” - Frank Zappa.— Books Here (@ReadingBookPost) April 13, 2015 The immature create drama. Everything is a crisis to the immature.— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) April 13, 2015 Today's Purposeful Practice: Adapting- In order to thrive, educators must have the ability to bend and amend.— PurposefulPrincipals (@PPrincipals) April 15, 2015 “You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ― Marcus Aurelius— Joya Martin (@joyalabelle) April 15, 2015 Gr1 Ss @byronsouthwood inspired by London's very own Greg Curnoe @MuseumLondon #tvdsb #LdnOnt pic.twitter.com/RsGnp4gqOe— LisaK (@LKarts) April 15, 2015...
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Tweets of the Week - April 12th, 2015

  Below are tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     As in US, no benefit to attending a private (vs. public) schl in Canada once you control for SES & peer effects: http://t.co/fEldY8KOw7— Alfie Kohn (@alfiekohn) April 6, 2015 "The culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behavior the leader is willing to tolerate." - @toddwhitaker #LeadAuthentically— Aaronde Creighton (@onlyoneaaronde) April 6, 2015 1st shot at green screen "Where Am I?". Loved the variety of strategies used & how S's taught some great search tips! pic.twitter.com/YZPdbnwuwA— Ryan Matthews (@tvdsbmatthews) April 7, 2015 The most important word in #leadership is 'we.'— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) April 8, 2015 We look forward to taking a deeper look today at the role of the principal as the instructional leader in mathematics education. #MathLshp— Ont Princ Council (@OPCouncil) April 8, 2015 Successful leaders...
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Tweets of the Week - April 5th, 2015

  Below are the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     29 more grade 5 students added to #tvdsb GAFE this morning at Mitchell Hepburn. @MH_Mustangs @DavidFifeVP #gafe pic.twitter.com/2UfEOjdAJG— David Carruthers (@pluggedportable) March 30, 2015 “RT@10MillionMiler: Good Leaders Develop Ideas...The Best Leaders Develop New #Leaders" #quote #leadership pic.twitter.com/arnT1DqYlA” #TVDSB— Marion Moynihan (@MarionMoynihan) March 30, 2015 Do you know why organizations become toxic? http://t.co/kkcGlB0qqh ! pic.twitter.com/j2A6VT5esI— Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) March 31, 2015 Give an educator a PD day & you teach him for a day. Show an educator Twitter & you support him for a lifetime. pic.twitter.com/naky8LIgKI— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) March 31, 2015 21 things every 21st century educator should be able to do: via @sjunkins #edchat pic.twitter.com/spig4hAiHD— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) April 2, 2015 95% of reading comprehension success is based on vocabulary recognition... wow.— Amber Teamann (@8Amber8) April 2,...
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Tweets of the Week - March 29th, 2015

  Below ar the tweets that caught my eye this past week. Scroll through and have a look!     Leadership is about service via @Principal_EL #ASCD15 pic.twitter.com/PmawGPLKB1— Beth Houf (@BethHouf) March 23, 2015 This just in! Raspberry Pi 2. The perfect start to another week. #lkdsb #csk8 pic.twitter.com/QbDjcSqUmC— Brian Aspinall (@mraspinall) March 23, 2015 Today's Words of Wisdom: "Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer."- William Burroughs— PurposefulPrincipals (@PPrincipals) March 24, 2015 Learning For Life Versus Learning For Grades, College, or Career http://t.co/mooMBeTLyn #edtech— Kali Root (@mskiwifruit) March 24, 2015 NOPE, I REGRET NOTHING;-) pic.twitter.com/fGnzbtKJTg— Beverly Simcic (@BeverlySimcic) March 25, 2015 If we want a grade to reflect what a kid actually knows, then these things should not be included in a grade. #edchat pic.twitter.com/KTlmYAbtFz— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) March 25, 2015 Thank you for the reminder @amightygirl We all...
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