Mary Ellen Daneels (@daneels_m )

Mary Ellen Daneels

Bio Lead Teacher Mentor- Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Social Studies Teacher-West Chicago Community High School
Location West Chicago
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Account created 15-10-2012 21:11:39
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iPhone : The more I think about trying to go back to school, the more I realize that we can't recreate the school we used to have. Ideas along these lines are the most intriguing I've seen. I think the question is can we let go of tradition enough to allow ourselves to reinvent education? twitter.com/EmilyLiebtag/s…

iPhone : Illinois Senate debates constitutional amendment changing state income tax from flat to graduated. Arguments for and against to arrive in mail via pamphlet #FairTax #Teach2020 #CivicsInTheMiddle capitolnewsillinois.com/NEWS/senate-ok…

iPhone : Want to learn how to check the accuracy/truthfulness of social media posts? Join us for this webinar and learn how. twitter.com/PeterD_Adams/s…

iPhone : Upcoming discussion of interest as we think about the "massive, ongoing experiment" that has been remote learning this spring. #CivicsIsBack #CivicsInTheMiddle twitter.com/FacingCHI/stat…

Twitter Web App : A3 The use of games is always "on purpose" and part of a cohesive instructional design. Some games require pre-teaching, some create a demand for content as Ss play, other games are experiential learning. One requirement of all gameplay is post play REFLECTION #sschat twitter.com/icivics/status… pic.twitter.com/GDEy3vrM0T

Twitter Web App : A2 I have used games for all of the reasons you so eloquently shared AND to practice content-specific vocabulary (especially for ELs), #SEL skills, performance assessments and to TEACH content, the game creates a demand for content. Ss learn so they can "win" the game. #sschat twitter.com/icivics/status…

Twitter Web App : A1 Simulations of democratic processes are one of the CivicMissionofSchool proven practices of civic education. Engaging civic games like those from iCivics allow students to practice the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of effective civic engagement. #sschat twitter.com/icivics/status…

Twitter Web App : Good evening #sschat - Mary Ellen Daneels, West Chicago, Illinois. I have been amazed at how educators have been flexible and responsive to meet the needs of students during this time.