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Adam W. Cottos @acottos Mayfield Heights, OH

4th/5th Social Studies teacher; passionate about education; born & raised Clevelander! NCEA Social Media Influencer; Teach Better Ambassador, opinions are mine

4,174 Following   3,251 Followers   20,273 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/23/09


@acottos @RaeHughart @mradamwelcome @teachbetterteam @jeffgargas @chadostrowski Woah!!! Books arriving in the wild!… https://t.co/Fa8wMtr3pD
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8/1
2020
Just received my copy of #TeachersDeserveIt by @RaeHughart and @mradamwelcome!! Excited for this book and to gain s… https://t.co/lBpUm2R1gY @TraciBrowder Traci, I’m going to do my best this year! Your response made me tear up a bit! We can only achieve an… https://t.co/o3yZ0u8zYYThank you @TraciBrowder for moderating tonight’s #masterychat! Great thought provoking questions that really made m… https://t.co/ayzhO86OGWA7: let students be heard. Build an anti-racist classroom and not a color blind classroom. Celebrate the great gift… https://t.co/O75060nilF @DaileySuzanne @brad_hughes Let me know if you need any more info!A6: be honest with them and let them know that you’ll make mistakes as we start the year! Reach out to families bef… https://t.co/xENaLFBUZv @DaileySuzanne @brad_hughes They were so much fun!! We played Kahoot! or a scavenger hunt! Just a simple half hour… https://t.co/SAchf3T1NnA5: students may be feeling more out of place or unsure of the support that they’ll receive from their teachers. We… https://t.co/YPZcYbpQly @brad_hughes When our school building closed in March, I found that communication grew and I felt more support than… https://t.co/eVbW6bbhDwA4: build a classroom that has a foundation in trust. Show empathy for student concerns and listen. Do not put your… https://t.co/VLP6Co7dXJA3.2: I’ve told parents that they need to process the decisions of schools and districts BEFORE discussing them wit… https://t.co/knzTDCvpNLA3: students are most likely feeling what adults are showing. Some will come back with anxiety while others will co… https://t.co/OKgKMXSWOJA2: make sure they no teacher is an island! Reach out to your colleagues. Don’t wait for “signs” that they’re stres… https://t.co/LLcE3V5kr8A1.2: I’m going to try my hardest to make sure I stay positive no matter what. I have those that I will confide in… https://t.co/6n7y4aUCihA1: when it comes to returning to school we’re going face to face as of right now...when I heard, I was excited! Bu… https://t.co/F73jkxhPVmHey everyone! Adam, 4/5 social studies and reading, Mayfield Heights, Ohio! Just finished a 5-mile bike ride! Great… https://t.co/vvCl5gmXtA
7/31
2020
I’m working on creating an SEL program for my school. I’ve been using #AwardWinningCulture by @HansNAppel, the… https://t.co/26df1PtgAM
7/27
2020
@John_Fanta look who popped up during the post game press conference!! Great to see you!! AMDG!! https://t.co/bTjCAKe7ch
7/25
2020
Being able to sync Tom Hamilton to the TV feed of tonight’s @Indians Opening Day Game truly brings out the feeling… https://t.co/G3H3F6XAvy @JaniceWyattRoss Very true! I need to build relationships quickly and help them understand that I will support and care for their concerns.A5: I think students need to have trust in me rather than my race to be able to support them in their desire to lea… https://t.co/BH60FKU9BKA4: don’t rush into answering every question...and don’t assume students know the answers too. A question about Afr… https://t.co/9Gk5ecHCsTA2: I will build on experiences and opinions. We will work with one another on building the community that promotes… https://t.co/DEx8JM8XGZA1: build a community that cares for all in regards to culture, opinions, experiences, and influences. It’s anti-ra… https://t.co/PGc4EOcZmH
7/24
2020
@NEO_Scan I’m in mayfield and called the water department because it was brown (didn’t know about the break) and th… https://t.co/QfgF8OzS2B
7/19
2020
Rep. John Lewis was a man of honor, commitment, and passion. He served those that lacked a voice in our country for… https://t.co/zmwRBLKKDW
7/18
2020
@MrKaplanJK @MrBettsClass @Twitter Challenge accepted for next school year!!! @MBalduf Excellent use! I’m a social studies teacher so I’ve seen teachers just pop in videos and use that as the m… https://t.co/Tjl80f9Z6YA6: I made my own for remote learning. Crazy experience but allowed me to connect to my students and families in a new way! #masterychatA5: this is where I need to look into edpuzzle more. I know BrainPop has a good quiz system after most videos, but… https://t.co/JHFtwsNZkKA4: students need to know the why of why the video is being shown. I need to explain my passion for showing it so k… https://t.co/u3RvH0OwtL @samueltcollier @edpuzzle I really need to dive into edpuzzle more this year. Students need those check ups along the way! #masterychatA3: depends on the class. Some classes need humor...some need serious...some need longer...some need shorter. One v… https://t.co/BWwsGqwIn4 @MisterCavey @MsDoremus https://t.co/f0a2GpxN7H #masterychat @4XSoccermom Exactly! It was more than a generic video and students and parents enjoyed that they were seeing me. P… https://t.co/Qiybu3rqsK @MsDoremus My students claim I’m a YouTube star!!! I think it’s a stretch but if they say so, then they’re right!! #masterychatA2.2: during remote learning I ventured into recording myself and posting videos for lessons...it felt so weird to do! #MasterychatA2: I use video to supplement or reinforce topics. Videos shouldn’t be used for main instruction (unless it’s a vid… https://t.co/iJ6jayODLu @MrKaplanJK @MrBettsClass Great stuff!!! My kids will know “Roanoke” and “Jamestown Colony” without even seeing the… https://t.co/hfGQrVLL5K @MrKaplanJK Is this a “get off my lawn” moment for you?? #masterychatA1: every video I remember was reel to reel or the vcr/tv cart being rolled into the classroom. Now I utilize video… https://t.co/RW6vmF1tGTAdam, 4/5 social studies and reading, Mayfield Heights, Ohio! Awesome to be here!! #masterychat https://t.co/Zv6FNyI3Gx
7/17
2020
@mrccheney Thank you!! This is such an important aspect of our field and your guidance helps make it easier! @EduChefEarnshaw Thank you for the kind words! Your work has inspired me to build stronger relationships and help u… https://t.co/3BoaXfYzlc @RaeHughart THANK YOU!!!!! #TeachBetter https://t.co/hJCumhbujq @HB_Teaches @teachbetterteam The lights are so great for brain dance breaks in my classroom!!! #teachbetterWow!! @drneilgupta brought it during our breakout session during the @teachbetterteam Kickoff!! Coaching up, along,… https://t.co/TLuRJwRQSc
7/15
2020
This is going down!!! The @teachbetterteam Kick-off!!! @RaeHughart @jeffgargas @chadostrowski #teachbetterhttps://t.co/IiKyWlRwNWNEW BLOG POST: I was inspired by @PunkClassrooms for my latest post about masks...so please read!… https://t.co/xNjfnm198e
7/14
2020
So today is National French Fry Day...but why isn’t it on a Friday?
7/13
2020
A7: @tregammage, @mauricefmartin, @dr_s_bertrand, @TraciBrowder, @teachbetterteam, and so many more. These are all… https://t.co/6pgNQ80SzKA5: there’s a difference between anti-racist and colorblind...I want an anti-racist classroom where everyone feels… https://t.co/PE06ENXUeNA4: I’ve learned that I can’t tell all my students that I know how they feel but rather that I respect and care for… https://t.co/QrWFLBrnmwA3: servant leadership is an essential element of my classroom. Being in a Catholic school allows me to utilize the… https://t.co/gsDoJbYdebA2: students are accepted and encouraged to share from their life experiences rather than encouraged to adapt to th… https://t.co/TfJoMWjgwpA1: it would connect the classroom as an environment where all are accepted and can freely share from their own exp… https://t.co/m4HzFWCAax
7/10
2020
I’m dog sitting so I’m sorry I missed the chat! It’s bedtime for this pupper!!! #EducationNeverDies https://t.co/ERaMxzECvn
7/9
2020
Enjoying the first @teachbetterteam Ambassadors Zoom meeting! So awesome to spend time with educators ready to make… https://t.co/wF0sxPM0bN @JoshRBuckley https://t.co/YJEPivqxn2 @JoshRBuckley Guess it’s time to use that thing called math!! Everybody knows that social studies teachers don’t do math!
7/7
2020
Sharing memories of #TeachBetter19 today...first of all, meeting these amazing educators who want to see me be bett… https://t.co/lwxFjluKqR
7/6
2020
@mradamwelcome from one Adam to another, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Thank you for all you do to inspire and promote positive… https://t.co/AHmiL2oZ25
7/5
2020
@shirky17 @JakeMillerTech @schinker That would work!! @JakeMillerTech @schinker @shirky17 That was our big issue...sound. Need to work on improving that. We used a Bose… https://t.co/IwWXuNkqJr @JakeMillerTech This was my setup!!! https://t.co/fuAtuD5Y0R @ChrisisSingin man...you’re looking great on our outdoor movie screen! History has its eyes on you!! #HamiltonFilmhttps://t.co/tZJAYBSpmpThis is how to watch @HamiltonMusical on @disneyplus!! There’s a million things I haven’t done...just you wait!! https://t.co/4DRqWKzKVc
7/4
2020
Loving my @teachbetterteam mail today! The 12 hours of Teach Better was awesome and the thoughtful anniversary pos… https://t.co/gbC9k479KN @iluveducating Doing a watch party with my family later...outdoor movie screen!! https://t.co/FHZOA7LsCv @LMD_ArtEd @PunkClassrooms @ClassCastPod @jeffgargas @carbaeli @ChristineBemis2 @MatthewXJoseph @oceanteacherDhttps://t.co/EK4dt2bvgn @mrccheney Thank you!! Love the support you’ve shown me!! Much appreciated!! @LiveLettLearn For me, it doesn’t matter what a student did yesterday...their behavior/attitude yesterday should no… https://t.co/OPPaIGWJAWA7: students don’t feel accepted...students resent the school environment/community...students grow in the mentalit… https://t.co/bd1rqR04NBA6: I’m in Catholic education, so our theme this year is “we are all God’s children.” I will work to model that we… https://t.co/SnR5cE5eEZA5: call out the injustice that you see. Educate those that are exhibiting bias or prejudice. Reflect upon your own… https://t.co/dhrSDIXXwyA4: conviction comes in if you have positive relationships within the community. You’ll feel it’s the right thing t… https://t.co/cBwRVBhVgd @Learning2L It’s great if veteran teachers become allies! I completely agree! I’ve just seen it go the other way ar… https://t.co/YSgUNOrcY0 @Learning2L So true...but there’s the challenge of veteran teachers controlling the conversations and leading new t… https://t.co/0DeZibmudFA3: start small. Get support from a few and then push forward. If you feel that there isn’t support, just trust you… https://t.co/UAVkuYMe6dA2: feeling that they’re not in a position of leadership...afraid of challenging the status quo (it’s always been d… https://t.co/z7BeQ75S35A1: it is going against “the norm”...it’s approaching situations with an open mind and recognizing that if it’s the… https://t.co/0dxGkc7I0t @LiviaChanL I’m great!!! Hope you are well! #Masterychat @teachbetterteam #masterychat https://t.co/ZDiYHGgo9tGood evening!! Adam, 4/5 social studies and reading, Mayfield Heights, Ohio!! Beautiful day and looking forward to… https://t.co/P7hR3Q7UkN
7/3
2020
@MrsSpinasClass Just keep driving and get out of there!!! Or you just might be ok...I’m not a meteorologist! Just be safe!My school wrote a little article that was picked up by the local newspaper about the work I did with my awesome stu… https://t.co/hwBLXVwwZy
7/2
2020
@teachbetterteam @latoyadixon5 @DustinPearson2 @JamesAlanOLOO @schmegini @tylercummings @ClassCastPodhttps://t.co/rkcHkl5Kop
6/30
2020
@ScottCottos Never had the opportunity to get far into his career. I think he could’ve been a solid player if knees… https://t.co/grAPTIPheB @ScottCottos Jody Gerut @RaeHughart @StaffPodcast With this option, I’m switching to number 4!! @StaffPodcast @teachbetterteam @EduNeverDies @jeffgargas @RaeHughart @MatthewXJoseph @DHarrisEdS @mcdonald_keciahttps://t.co/C4Vq9GHngF @StaffPodcast @teachbetterteam @EduNeverDies @jeffgargas @RaeHughart @MatthewXJoseph @DHarrisEdS @mcdonald_keciahttps://t.co/dhjui39qyQ @daveschmittou @ltitus828 Already following...moving scrolling ahead now!
6/27
2020
I plan on listening more. I plan on letting my students know that their voice and concerns can be heard and respect… https://t.co/875JHkwekA @TAYLOR_does_IT @TheDriveVoicEd @mrccheney @PavWander @RyanBJackson1 @awfrench1 @laurabeess @dcpsmosshttps://t.co/OmPX2m8eIj @mauricefmartin @LiviaChanL I will definitely be connecting with you more! So many ideas going through my head! We… https://t.co/Rmrwlw5ve4Is it time to end already?? Please have @mauricefmartin back for another #masterychat! Thank you for the conversati… https://t.co/Sg4PZ6zKtQ @mauricefmartin @LiviaChanL Exactly! God so loved the WORLD that he sent his son! God doesn’t love a few, God loves… https://t.co/B4fYF0IFIE @LiviaChanL @mauricefmartin I’m in a Catholic school, so this upcoming year’s theme is “We are all God’s children!”… https://t.co/JNqWfHEO8o
6/26
2020

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