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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What Does It Really Mean to Be a Leader Who Listens?

 Rosa Isiah with Shane Safir

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Most leaders acknowledge the need to listen well, but the gap between knowing and executing good listening is sizable. How can we close it?

Follow: @shanesafir @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 

 

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The Challenge of Being Present and Focused on What Matters

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Dr. Joe Mazza

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We're all being pulled in different directions tossing many of us into a constant state of distraction. How can we hit reset?

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @Joe_Mazza @bamradionetwork

 

 

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Finding the Courage to Do the Right Thing for All Kids

 Rosa Isiah with Dwight Carter

IsiahRoth

The topic today is "moral imperative"  and how we get the courage to do what we know is right for all students.   

Follow: @Dwight_Carter  @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 

 

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Practical Tips for Working with Challenging Parents

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Amber Teamann

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Parents are co-educators and valuable contributors to a child's academic achievement. But what happens when issues get in the way.

Follow:@gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @8amber8 @bamradionetwork

 

 

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Is Your School Better Because You Lead It? How Do You Know?

 Rosa Isiah with Baruti Kafele

IsiahRoth

Who are you?  How does your staff see you? How does your identity impact your school?   

Follow: @PrincipalKafele @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 

 

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