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.


Proficiency Versus Growth: Why the Difference Really Matters

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Rick Wormeli


The confirmation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos triggered a firestorm around the differences between proficiency and growth. Join us as we unpack why the difference matters to every educator, parent, and student.

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @RickWormeli @bamradionetwork



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Finding the Viable Paths to Education Equity

 Rosa Isiah with Christina Torres


Education equity is not only difficult to achieve, it's hard to define and discuss. Join us as we try to define the path forward.  

Follow: @biblio_phile @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 


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Three Hidden Ways Emotional Poverty Impacts Student Learning

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Ruby Payne


Poverty impacts student learning in diverse ways. Join us as we unpack the problem and explore solutions.

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @rubyKpayne @bamradionetwork

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Staying Joyful and Positive When Challenges Show Up at School

 Rosa Isiah with Dr. Lynell Powell


These are challenging times for educators, so we invited Dr. Joy to come and share her recipe for staying positive no matter what comes our way.  

Follow: @drjoy77 @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 


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EDWORDS: Latest Professional Development Blog Posts

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    There’s a lot of talk these days about how worthwhile it is to be a connected educator. I’m one of those people doing that talking. I’m trying me be ...

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    by Aaron Hogan @aaron_hogan
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    The romantic notion has always been there, and plenty of teachers feed into it-- some people are just born teachers. But the belief in born teacher ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
    Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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    For the new school year, why not try a little “day music” to get educators acquainted with themselves, colleagues, and students in a professional de ...

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    by Jeffrey Pflaum @jeffrey_pflaum
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