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Anyway before this isn't taken the wrong way this isn't pointed at anyone in particular on my TL, just based on som… https://t.co/suAyIVon1EWe should ask for more than just posts, though. Are folks asking the right questions of themselves? Are they taking… https://t.co/r1mil0vQLPSo, just bc someone posts a lot of the "right" things doesn't mean they're out here doing the work (me included, an… https://t.co/h0GUYX0MYpIn the end, talking abt something is the first step; posting/RTing/liking/whatever is only a few inches from just p… https://t.co/KZp0OHpmeqReminder: what we do on here is not a substitute for doing the work in real life. Yes, meaningful connections/con… https://t.co/0ozJtB1kuGThe craziest #Hawaii / superfund / Butte connection i didn’t know I needed. Ty @mrserinmedeiros!! https://t.co/dkWq7Ir09ZThis is just the most exciting, inspiring, bad-ass thing eva.... New media outlet covering the intersection of wom… https://t.co/zgi5WjbtPM
Retweeted by Christina TorresA mini-version of our (@nprcodeswitch) RACE & FRIENDSHIP podcast collab with @deathsexmoney aired this morning on… https://t.co/G2mn21GsX7
Retweeted by Christina TorresAs we said in Fall, we are concerned the #PublicCharge rule change proposed will have far reaching consequences & d… https://t.co/E11utquagP
Retweeted by Christina TorresWait!!!! The orchestra is Black women and the majority are FAT! this is fuckin iconic. Truly iconic. https://t.co/5By9PjfFGH
Retweeted by Christina TorresIt’s really worth a listen! https://t.co/FQ9oXwQoKk
Retweeted by Christina TorresThx to @DontTravelBasic for this on her insta which captures some of how I’m feeling for sure… https://t.co/wpBt9qV9CK"For those grieving an idol, a family, a legacy, I'm with you. For sexual assault survivors, I see you and grieve w… https://t.co/3yzdLTiNI8
Retweeted by Christina TorresOne of my favorite parts of our inquiry circle work is that the topics that we will study come from the kids. Our p… https://t.co/ZPsuOGWWQk
Retweeted by Christina Torres @RusulAlrubail yupppp. that's been my thing too. It's not that we shouldn't talk about it-- we should-- but the qui… https://t.co/sVnxju5g1o @biblio_phile I wonder if these same white women would say the same thing about a politician's war crimes after he… https://t.co/u5wHcWvaYZ
Retweeted by Christina Torres @biblio_phile The vilification of Black men by white women is historic and shouldn't be dismissed in this case. Res… https://t.co/9GpRXz1UDI
Retweeted by Christina Torreslike he corrected all the spelling and added commas and put paragraph marks. and he's not a students others would e… https://t.co/azGVeajUGTI have kids annotate each other's lit circle letters-- "that's awesome!" in the margins etc-- so they connect. But… https://t.co/McCnMYPKm0While we're mourning #KobeBryant, we haven't forgotten the grieving surrounding the others who lost their lives.… https://t.co/EOhK5fb4K8
Retweeted by Christina TorresStephen King got told that he was wrong re: diversity and instead of lashing out, he wrote an op-ed about the white… https://t.co/Wex4cdKlDT
Retweeted by Christina TorresI'm sitting with this heavily right now. I'm not saying I agree or disagree-- just sitting with it and trying to li… https://t.co/2qeec7Q5fa @biblio_phile Please check out my middle school short stories, Just a Book in the Library and Time is the Length to… https://t.co/CZID8BhCtz
Retweeted by Christina Torrescontext: a kid came to me saying she'd read "The Yellow Wallpaper" & loved it. Off the top of my head I recommended… https://t.co/UhMmZB9v6F @biblio_phile Not short story specific, but I think has some in it. https://t.co/qu5R4glIEM
Retweeted by Christina TorresWhat is the very first text you teach/bring into the HS classroom? I’m thinking about which short story/poem/excerp… https://t.co/yWMlXU60dC
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1/28
2020
I need some short stories that have identifiable plot structure, dialogue, and a well developed character that can… https://t.co/dylS2JY2s0
Retweeted by Christina Torres @biblio_phile Maybe? https://t.co/dIEHYUtdpr
Retweeted by Christina Torres @biblio_phile This? https://t.co/u1bUd8RvGQ
Retweeted by Christina Torressomeone here did a thread of great short stories (maybe for MS?) a while back-- does anyone know where it is? Or wa… https://t.co/nb3Af8l9mBJohn Bolton: Why should I save my country from a tyrant? Book publisher: There’s money in it. John Bolton: https://t.co/hv0WfKOKtc
Retweeted by Christina TorresCheck out my opinion piece in the online New York Times: "‘American Dirt’ Is Proof the Publishing Industry Is Broke… https://t.co/zSGdeGMy5K
Retweeted by Christina TorresHow one student described the research-paper assignment we just completed: “Annoying but enriching” 😆 I can live w… https://t.co/3EnKV0poJS
Retweeted by Christina TorresThis is what my toddler looks like when he walks across the kitchen with Ritz crackers in his hands after he thinks… https://t.co/vgJ01FSzqz
Retweeted by Christina TorresPlease learn more about the other victims here. 💔 https://t.co/Em4P8vt2zd
Retweeted by Christina TorresBREAKING: On 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lets Trump administration start enforcing new immigrant wealth test, designed… https://t.co/mhbzrjCqMR
Retweeted by Christina TorresVROMANS! CANCELLED! BUT I THOUGHT SHE WANTED TO BUILD A BRIDGE! WE WERE READY TO GREET HER AND TALK! https://t.co/Bnzxp7yV2g
Retweeted by Christina TorresThis is a DIRECT assault on the immigrant community, including (but certainly not limited to) Asian Americans. The… https://t.co/DeMZh4Ka7y
Retweeted by Christina TorresI can't give reason as to why this is comforting, but it is. https://t.co/I592PhUppHSending light of comfort to the families of: Kobe & Gianna Bryant Sarah & Payton Chester Alyssa, Keri, & John Altob… https://t.co/GHeVb5blUn
Retweeted by Christina TorresI very much want a new president who will fix things and am also very cynical as to whether that will happenmy student loan payment just jumped up by about $400 soooooo https://t.co/XqVZDK8TXnA visual metaphor for what school curricula does on a daily basis, and has throughout "history." @pgorskihttps://t.co/gNCjqIr6es
Retweeted by Christina TorresMe: I hate drama Also me when there’s drama: https://t.co/sCyKFgnzZK
Retweeted by Christina TorresI wrote something for Gigi Bryant: https://t.co/s6DiwPKlEG
Retweeted by Christina TorresEvery time I think about someone getting a seven figure advance for a novel like American Dirt, I remember the dive… https://t.co/2tb72CQTXx
Retweeted by Christina TorresThe Nipsey tribute was beautiful. So much Black pain on display at the Grammys tonight, but being mediated by Black… https://t.co/STcJJ1zVlv
Retweeted by Christina TorresI’ve been super sad all day and Michael put on #90DaysFiance just cuz he knows I like it. 💖Lift up this family, too. https://t.co/SG03Idt8ub
Retweeted by Christina TorresWas doing okay until @leslieodomjr’s voice shuffled on: “Death doesn't discriminate Between the sinners and the sai… https://t.co/ExHYbdLxoT
Retweeted by Christina TorresDear Black and Brown men, I realize many of you are fans of Kobe Bryant. If you're having feelings of loss, etc.,… https://t.co/NbGAErxZ2k
Retweeted by Christina TorresMorning meeting “share” gnnna be Crucial. Keep it open. I always like to ask students, on Monday, how was your week… https://t.co/BBcPnQtgaL
Retweeted by Christina TorresMy travel to @sundancefest has been delayed because of a privileged white lady who pulled some *shit*. Plane was… https://t.co/ViIDeItfnG
Retweeted by Christina TorresDear educators, Every single student will talk about Kobe Bryant tomorrow. Don't run, lean into it. Here's a resou… https://t.co/TpkYFB6vcA
Retweeted by Christina TorresTeachers: for many of your students, #Kobe's death may be the first time they've processed grief, or it may be remi… https://t.co/w9yHdytCHX
Retweeted by Christina TorresToday doesn’t feel right to trend anything, especially with that event taking place at the Staples Center. Do what… https://t.co/qWepwzIoXz
Retweeted by Christina TorresYou're not one of the good white people. There are no good white people. There are only anti-racist white people… https://t.co/qmjzhEiNS7
Retweeted by Christina TorresI don’t even know if Kobe’s entire family was able to privately hear this news before TMZ broke it. This is so devastating
Retweeted by Christina TorresHello I have a question for a chemist please help; it's been a decade since AP Chem & I'm not finding an answer I u… https://t.co/TpXwRYk8Rc
Retweeted by Christina TorresThe news related to Kobe Bryant & his beautiful daughter Gigi is incredibly difficult to comprehend. Be gentle with… https://t.co/FSHb1wG01e
Retweeted by Christina Torresi was... 13? 14? the first time i heard of Kobe. He was the best prep player in the Philly area, and maybe the coun… https://t.co/IudbScdvCx
Retweeted by Christina TorresI am saddened that I was gathering facts as a media outlet reported the Kobe had passed. I understand getting the… https://t.co/Rdr8oKozVl
Retweeted by Christina TorresFor kids who grew up in SoCal, this really hits. There’s a lot of complicated feelings here. https://t.co/bP5hztiOjr
1/27
2020
Mahalo @slshipton @HawaiiMeilan & @jillbaldemor for allowing me to share stories with @TFAHawaii. Hopefully it help… https://t.co/bHAmU0l3oY
Retweeted by Christina TorresHold the people you love close. This is all so fragile.
Retweeted by Christina TorresI wanted to blast this poignant, brilliant piece by my colleague, @ivieani . “What Happens to People When a Celebri… https://t.co/cyXCLLkC0Z
Retweeted by Christina TorresSend that text. Tell somebody you love them. Miss them. Or just glad they're around. Like that post you've ignored.… https://t.co/xBEw4hcTDx
Retweeted by Christina TorresA lot of you are quoting Brene Brown out of context in order to justify your inability to lean into hard conversati… https://t.co/y4CbSidkw5
Retweeted by Christina TorresTHREAD: All I can think about is this clip that went viral a few weeks ago of Kobe and his 13 year old daughter, Gi… https://t.co/3NaQ7N51P9
Retweeted by Christina TorresThis is just so, so sad. I’m just so sad today.RIP to Kobe and Gianna. What was once a meme is now a loving memory of a father and daughter. https://t.co/gakXCH6AL4
Retweeted by Christina TorresNah cancel them shits. We love to sit on here and champion mental health awareness but wanna ask so many players to… https://t.co/OL9z8YmsPO
Retweeted by Christina TorresThis is so horrid. https://t.co/K2FjocLYoQSadly seeing this has been confirmed. My heart is broken for everyone who is experiencing loss through this, in s… https://t.co/z1zFnzWn04
Retweeted by Christina TorresRest, too, in love Gianna Bryant and the other victims of the crash. ❤️ https://t.co/Rn5CpcL4HQ
Retweeted by Christina TorresSo, so tragic. https://t.co/dEyMbq2B8FFeel so terrible for his wife and daughters. I know he was a complicated guy, but we often hang our memories on com… https://t.co/j1c7cH8ezh
Retweeted by Christina TorresWe can confirm that Kobe Bryant passed away today from the causes of a helicopter accident. The entire Los Angeles… https://t.co/zxVD7yB1Od
Retweeted by Christina Torresjust like that day, a lot of disbelief, a lot of foggy reporting, and a lot of survivors of sexual violence who are… https://t.co/Aa7LdoMOca
Retweeted by Christina TorresHearing about sudden deaths give me so much anxiety. Hug on your loved ones today and everyday. You just never know.
Retweeted by Christina TorresDear educators, sometimes a parent is only available to a child during school hours because they work at night.… https://t.co/qCF6hY7pWV
Retweeted by Christina TorresThere are going to be a lot of complicated reactions to Kobe Bryant’s death but I feel all the sympathy in the worl… https://t.co/kJQtRvTXZ9
Retweeted by Christina TorresI am in total shock right now. One of the greatest in NBA history, and in Southern California sports, is gone. So m… https://t.co/S9LpoQxqWO
Retweeted by Christina TorresKobe Bryant was such a huge part of my childhood. This is so strange. Sending a lot of love to all families affected.It is so exhausting to attempt to just exist in public spaces with yt people around without stares, micro-aggressions, and/or comments.
Retweeted by Christina TorresEvery time I think I've graded the last essay in the stack https://t.co/46QRFNRRFW
Retweeted by Christina TorresWhat assets-based language do you use instead of "under resourced"? What do you call children and youth instead of… https://t.co/wAXv0QHomm
Retweeted by Christina TorresBREAKING: the California Primary has begun, according to @Political_Data. While we have all been saying Feb 3, and… https://t.co/lU1HFCOpmt
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1/26
2020
My former student Angela left Purdue to deal w depression and began working at a coffee shop. When she came back sh… https://t.co/HXPeHre51B
Retweeted by Christina TorresClaim: The president has repeatedly sought foreign assistance with personal matters and blocked Congress from inves… https://t.co/Ni4peW2g9G
Retweeted by Christina TorresI have a graphic novel coming out in October from @Archaia which I co-wrote with @T_L_OLIVER, drawn by @kirbyillohttps://t.co/o6o3LUILTB
Retweeted by Christina Torres @KatColeReads @CMattern21 @JessycaMathews @JoelRGarza @MelAlterSmith @Lit_Bark @nenagerman @MelanatedSamushttps://t.co/PLdZEi06q3
Retweeted by Christina Torres @CMattern21 @JessycaMathews @JoelRGarza @MelAlterSmith @Lit_Bark @nenagerman @MelanatedSamus @KristinRunyonhttps://t.co/AEmxB74Nig
Retweeted by Christina TorresHey all. This is amazing-thx for sharing Sid. I had to mess around with the code but STORIES4ALL25 worked for me. M… https://t.co/sbNKimdgbG
Retweeted by Christina TorresWe're working on ending racial disparities in school discipline here in Hawai‘i too. See our recently introduced SB… https://t.co/gdYkApbUeY
Retweeted by Christina Torres @mrskellylove @a2matthew @SurthrivEDU @ncte @writingproject @aschoenborn @SarahMZerwin @JessycaMathewshttps://t.co/D7Wz6o9Adz
1/25
2020
This piece was written my first year at @WaikikiSchool. It all still rings true 6 years later. Never underestimat… https://t.co/VsytwHvoSo
Retweeted by Christina TorresSo fucking tired of Bernie Bros invading my feed whenever their dear leader gets the tiniest bit of pushback on a q… https://t.co/fGuBt6yo1i
Retweeted by Christina TorresIt’s exhausting to see a refusal to tolerate bigotry framed as a demand for moral purity or an unwillingness to com… https://t.co/wMaXlR6yqf
Retweeted by Christina TorresI’ll never understand why school districts want to die on this hill. https://t.co/nG9dwgFnKc
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1/24
2020

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