Notes from AMLE 2017

Notes from #AMLE17

Notes from #AMLE17

Here are the notes that I tweeted…

  1. New photo by Dr. Ruth Okoye

    New photo by Dr. Ruth Okoye
  2. All good teams need: Norms, Team Goals, Communication, Agreement on classroom procedures, Common behavioral expectation #AMLE2017 #vted
  3. A dysfunctional PLC has a lack of trust and fear of conflict. PLC leader makes a big impact! PLC facilitator pd!! #AMLE2017 #learnbps
  4. Listening to a session on dysfunctional teams – great info being shared #AMLE2017
  5. @TLBrocken That’s not who she referenced…will need to look at her notes later. I’ll share…
  6. Wanna have a successful team? Distribute the work load evenly among team members. #AMLE2017 #OklaEd
  7. Listening to @Katy_Garvey – connections before content — this is how we engage Ss in social constructivism #AMLE2017
  8. The "sage on the stage" is not a bad thing. It's when that matters.

    The “sage on the stage” is not a bad thing. It’s when that matters.
  9. I made it in time! Listening to @drfurman talk about reading #AMLE2017
  10. Research is clear twenty minutes of reading a day has a clear impact on achievement – no other strategy is as powerful @drfurman #AMLE2017
  11. Don’t judge the reader. Give kids access to books of their choice with anonymity. Get them a tablet… #AMLE2017
  12. Kids need to have conversations about books to stir their interest use @Bookopolis for younger kids @goodreads for older @drfurman #AMLE2017
  13. Provide time for kids to dialog about their books #AMLE2017
  14. Email is the new letter…have your kids email others about the books they read. Reading, writing, collaboration anyone? @drfurman #AMLE2017
  15. Allow kids to read at their independent level or enable them to read at their interest level with #audiobooks @drfurman #AMLE2017
  16. If you see a student not reading during #DEAR time, maybe the problem is you @drfurman #AMLE2017
  17. We need to teach kids #valuebrowsing (how you choose what you want to read) and #rereading (reading it again because you liked it) #AMLE2017
  18. Kids can read on @countable and learn about political process and be able to discuss what they have read @drfurman #AMLE2017
  19. Don’t ask why a student is moody, that’s an accusation. Help them understand that they are brains are “plastic” #AMLE2017
  20. These kids physically feel social acceptance and rejection and are extremely responsive to facial expression #AMLE2017

    These kids physically feel social acceptance and rejection and are extremely responsive to facial expression #AMLE2017
  21. Culture is social behavior and norms that you have learned but not taught #AMLE2017
  22. A fear based approach to social media doesn’t work #AMLE2017
  23. Social media allows us to find support when you can’t find it in real life #AMLE2017
  24. Social media can be a literal lifeline for kids who feel like they are alone #AMLE2017
  25. Social media helps students develop JOB SKILLS … Yes many of these jobs aren’t created yet #amle2017
  26. Social media norms need to help people to be responsible to self, others, and community #AMLE2017
  27. Dignity means worthy it is your inherent right. Respect is connected to action when looking at a person. They are not equal #AMLE2017
  28. When adults abuse power they can’t expect children to respect them, but we need to help Ss to treat all people with dignity #AMLE2017
  29. Students turn to each other to find answers for personal issues so we need to get the best info we can to their friends #AMLE2017
  30. Just because we have poor role models around doesn’t mean that Ss get to behave poorly and we need to spread that message #AMLE2017
  31. From Fear to FOMO – love that idea for a change on outlook for #socialmedia #AMLE2017
  32. Students are feeding their invisible audience #AMLE2017
  33. Every teacher needs to hear how to shift the discussion about Social Media by @cultureodignity #amle2017
  34. Is there a disconnect between how students define friends and the way they pursue them? #AMLE2017
  35. Ss need to learn to make ethical decisions online, help them understand that entertainment does not equal someone’s humiliation #AMLE2017
  36. If they are saying “you don’t get me”, you need to understand their reality #AMLE2017
  37. The key to building bridges between the generations and social media use is mutual respect #AMLE2017
  38. Just finished an awesome session with @cultureodignity – why is this the first I have heard of them? #AMLE2017
  39. Questions for Ss: Does the post represent your values? Is it ok for you to post that because someone else did? #AMLE2017
  40. Does this reflect your value system? @blocht574 SUCH a great question to ask students about what they post. #AMLE2017
  41. We need to help Ss understand that #socialmedia is about sharing values help them define their values before they share #AMLE2017
  42. Let’s remove the “cyber” or “internet” and just talk about safety and bullying because it’s all about behavior #AMLE2017
  43. Use @facebook for communicating with your parents…kids don’t want to be there with them #AMLE2017
  44. When you start using social media with Ss make sure you educate parents first #AMLE2017
  45. Lots of teachers use class twitter accounts and hashtags to support their instructions #AMLE2017
  46. Great read mention — iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant Less Happy by @blocht574 #AMLE2017
  47. Twitter ideas from @blocht574: tweet as a historical person, historical document, along a field trip and use @Stories to curate #AMLE2017
  48. Use @EdTechBaton to see different ideas on how tech is being used in different places #AMLE2017
  49. Visual literacy defined: competencies used to engage, read and interpret visual images #AMLE2017
  50. Take thirty seconds to look at an image, then take a minute to write about details you remember, then compare with your group #AMLE2017
  51. Bucket art – sort these pictures into predefined buckets #AMLE2017
  52. Caption critique – choose the original caption for the photo #AMLE2017
  53. Teacher performance increases by 90% with on-going coaching! #AMLE2017
  54. Compare and contrast two similar photos using a t-chart, Venn diagram, or a two column padlet #AMLE2017
  55. Use google slides to crop an image into 4 quadrants and give each of 4 groups a different part of the photo to analyze #AMLE2017
  56. Take a photo and “crop” what caught your eye first, the main idea, clues for where and when, tension or a problem, then discuss #AMLE2017
  57. Use a program to annotate over the #primarysource photo with suggestions on what the photo subject is thinking #AMLE2017
  58. Since social emotional learning fits so well with literature it’s a natural place to “add” it to the curriculum #AMLE2017
  59. Book recommendation: “Teaching the whole teen” by Poliner and Benson #AMLE2017
  60. YA literature brings a mirror and a window to the classroom; helps Ss think about others; and creates a safe place to discuss #AMLE2017
  61. Try pairing classic and contemporary texts to expand curriculum choices #AMLE2017
  62. Pairing The Giver and The Hour of the Bees – lots of themes in common #AMLE2017
  63. Compare contrast self perceptions of the character before/after the story; how others perceive the character #AMLE2017
  64. Mask activity: side one is the perceptions of others in multi color – parents, peers and others #AMLE2017
  65. Mask activity: side two use self perception before and after an event #AMLE2017
  66. Try pairing Watched and The outsiders – common themes included social awareness, self awareness, responsible decision making #AMLE2017
  67. Try making a visual representation of the decisions that the characters might make in the future accompanying a written paragraph #AMLE2017
  68. Try pairing Of Mice and Men with Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe #AMLE2017
  69. These two texts have themes of masculinity, identity and privilege; look at cultural values #AMLE2017
  70. Try pairing To kill a mockingbird and The hate U give #AMLE2017
  71. Strategy: The universe of obligation from “facing history and ourselves” #AMLE2017

    Strategy: The universe of obligation from “facing history and ourselves” #AMLE2017
  72. Let’s apply social media to reading instruction and remediation #AMLE2017
  73. Take flight and touch down for audience survey – fun! #AMLE2017
  74. Let’s answer some questions for Ss – why are we reading this and what to do next #AMLE2017
  75. Hashtag annotations help students to demonstrate their “conversation” with the text. Limit annotations to 5 words or less. #AMLE2017
  76. This strategy relates to students use of social media and the “get it” #AMLE2017
  77. Hashtag annotations help students summarize and draw connections #AMLE2017
  78. This is an “instant” strategy that students can transfer easily #AMLE2017
  79. Step 2- read the text and create your hashtags – 1 per paragraph #AMLE2017
  80. Instead of annotating using paper, I used office lens and @OneNoteEDU #AMLE2017
  81. Ss share hashtags and their reasons for the hashtags #AMLE2017
  82. Use a google form as an exit slip – create a hashtag and explain #AMLE2017
  83. Silent conversations using google forms and the responses – students respond to each other #AMLE2017
  84. @andrea_m_clark Did you see my notes about the mask activity that goes along with it? Totally a great teaching moment for SEL
  85. @msmargaretlewis This was suggested in a session that I was at today at #AMLE2017 – the presenter suggested that reading Hour of the Bees would be easier for Ss and would naturally lead in to reading The Giver as a next book.