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Welcome to TweetED!  Team coverage, highlights, and commentary from the best education Twitter  chats and social media discussions of the week. Follow lead anchors Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin,  hosts of UnearthED, as they mine social media for the discussions that matter most.

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. Are Great Educators Color Blind, Color Brave, or Agnostic?

 Rosa Isiah with Rusul Alrubail

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"Why does it always have to be about race? I don't see color." While some educators see no need to discuss race and social justice in education, others wonder why the need to talk more about these issues isn't obvious. 

Follow@rusulalrubail @rosaIsiah

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 

 

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. And All the Teachers Said, "Trust Me, Just Trust Me..."

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Jessica Torres

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Every year we have teacher appreciation week, yet large numbers of teachers continue to feel unappreciated and undervalued.  What does it take to change this? 

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @Owl_b_TorresEdu @bamradionetwork

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. Disposition, School Culture and Learning: Connecting the Dots

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Randy Poe, Ed.D.

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What is the difference between attitude and disposition and how each impacts school culture?

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @dr_poe @bamradionetwork

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. Student Voice: Moving Beyond Mantras and Lip Service

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Reed Gillespie

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Is the talk abut student voice being followed by commitment and action?  How can we tell if student voice has taken root in a school?

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @rggillespie @bamradionetwork

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. 3 Ways to Cultivate Great Education Leadership

 Rosa Isiah with Steven Weber

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The quality of school leadership can impact hundreds, sometimes thousands of students and faculty. Join us as we talk about how to foster great school leaders.

Follow @curriculumblog  @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork

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EDWORDS: Latest Professional Development Blog Posts

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    A few weeks ago I was notified that a couple of teachers were looking to engage in a book study as part of their required yearly professional develo ...

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    Teacher evaluation, aka accountability, continues to be a topic of wideranging debate. On the one hand, we have lots of folks who call for teacher " ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
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    Recently, a mentor I respect greatly said something that deeply resonated with me. It was as if he said it just for me and me alone. He pu ...

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      The Problem Over the past few months, a few administrators I hold in high regard have talked/tweeted/blogged/bragged about the endless opti ...

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