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Wife, mom, social studies teacher | Effective online teaching & learning | IU High School | #sschat co-leader | 2016-17 Jacobs Educator | @TalkinSS | EdCampHAT

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How closely did you follow the news last week? Take this @NYTimesLearning quiz and see how you do:… https://t.co/1pgvlNa1Zb
1/25
2021
I supported @civics101pod and got this awesome mask! #sschat https://t.co/6gm1iQIHQg#sschat check out this thread! https://t.co/hrkIV6FSEI @historyfrog @socialstudiestx @SnowdenDawn @historysandoval @scottmpetri @TiRoShaw @inc_yv @MomOfAllCapeshttps://t.co/VhKWvYNhbM
1/23
2021
@mrcoachflores @socialstudiestx @TiRoShaw @inc_yv @MomOfAllCapes @historysandoval @stacyyung @SnowdenDawn @CHitch94https://t.co/zGugNBl44d
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚Hi #sschat friends! I'm participating in a livestream event and chat with other social studies educators and resear… https://t.co/MWuRePg1mM
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚 @Ourand_SBJ Noooooooooooo! It's so nice to be able to see sports that aren't usually broadcast - track and field, s… https://t.co/TWFvEJh7gI @PeledgeJay @MomOfAllCapes @socialstudiestx @TiRoShaw @inc_yv @historysandoval @stacyyung @SnowdenDawnhttps://t.co/GVyJAVim0uIndiana teachers still can't get the COVID-19 vaccine, while teachers across the nation get priority. ➡️… https://t.co/bcoHiNgMxw
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1/22
2021
@MomOfAllCapes @historyfrog @socialstudiestx @historyherway @PeledgeJay @NHTOYMc @TiRoShaw @shannonsalter70https://t.co/5AafZziCUb
1/21
2021
Any ideas, #sschat? Check out @NewVisionsNYC global and US history lessons. They are free and you can modify as nee… https://t.co/9sZtfN1cU3
1/20
2021
#sschat https://t.co/IMxz9zkHvv @MapM8ker @Mrneilhistory @SarahMBond @MARCHTrilogy @GeorgeTakei Totally agree. @messner_mike It was available via Facing History & Ourselves but I don't know that it is still now. @GeoJo22 @ClearTheAirEdu It is . . . depressing how much of what he spoke about in that book is still not solved to… https://t.co/XDr6klqhNC @MapM8ker @Mrneilhistory @NewAmericanHist Love it! @messner_mike I took a civil rights history course (which was amazing) probably my junior year and we watched a lot of the episodes. @Mrneilhistory Makes me think of some posts I saw when Rep. Lewis died where kids had gone to a comic con and immed… https://t.co/6jcyMBbQ8h @messner_mike Same. I was exposed to it in college (that was probably around the time it came out as I started coll… https://t.co/tLsEyEs8DlI second Bill here. Those books are amazing. #sschat https://t.co/T7Jz1BEnVmEyes on the Prize is AMAZING! I used a ton of clips from it when I was teaching US history. When I attended a prese… https://t.co/cDEBUDv3R1A6) Teaching Tolerance offers a lot of ideas for teaching Dr. King and his work more comprehensively. Another great… https://t.co/kQ9ahJ7n1z @GeoJo22 Absolutely. @Rob__Powers Absolutely. Some great excerpts could be mined from The Fire Next Time. #sschatTalk about another figure whose popularity changed over time. I still remember when he lit the torch in the 1996 Ol… https://t.co/2WTxgjqMsIA5) There are sooo many people but when I taught US history back in the day I liked to emphasize some of the women… https://t.co/x6oHP4Z3OrI think it could also be interesting to break down who students see as Trump supporters. Good opportunity to get aw… https://t.co/DsWkTdvHtq @kwillmann I think that could be an interesting discussion.A4) I'd love to hear student responses to the question. I think that some would say Black Americans, immigrants, po… https://t.co/0yaPWjiKJF @Mrneilhistory I really enjoy his analysis of current events but haven't read any of his books (yet). @Mrneilhistory Oooh! I have that podcast series on my list but haven't listened to any of them yet. Going to have to change that.A3) I really push Letter from a Birmingham Jail on people every year. I think Dr. King raised such big questions an… https://t.co/qnl25uewSPThis seems like a good opportunity to explicitly teach contextualization. #sschat https://t.co/B9zQMNXa2kYes. It's more comforting to focus on the outcome than on the work required to get there. #sschat https://t.co/brumZrhPTyYes. There are some polling stats in this piece: https://t.co/4zwyVkuL9c #sschat https://t.co/vfGsS63VZA @MsEisenband LOL Welcome, Julie!A2) It's easier for people to focus on the dream that people will be judged on the content of their character & how… https://t.co/rVnzacdMAK @vicpasquantonio @TheKingCenter @BerniceKing Welcome, Vicky! Hop you're doing well! @kwillmann Welcome, Kent! @GeoJo22 Awesome! That's such a great podcast! @MrAllardSS Preach! @ChelleStrat Welcome, Michelle. @jeffskohls Welcome, Jeff! @GeoJo22 Oh, what a great idea for paired texts! @MapM8ker @NewAmericanHist Welcome, Annie! @NevinM_17 Welcome, Michelle!A1) For me, it means looking at Dr. King's ideas beyond what people know from the "I have a dream" speech. The Dr.… https://t.co/SZhqDbnxec @Mrneilhistory Welcome, Matt! @CherylJindeel @Owl_b_TorresEdu Awesome! @SSChatNetwork 😂 @dmfouts Welcome, Dan! @CherylJindeel @Owl_b_TorresEdu Welcome, Cheryl! @messner_mike Welcome, Mike!Chris from south central Indiana! I teach high school social studies for a private online high school. I'm also one… https://t.co/mARxjPbXMv
1/19
2021
This teacher was called to protect the U.S. Capitol as a National Guard member. He now holds class from a Humvee. https://t.co/algrpc9jVn
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter From Birmingham Jail," as it appeared in the August, 1963 issue of @TheAtlantic: https://t.co/iNCjtUaSJ8
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1/18
2021
Officer Fanone suffered a mild heart attack when we was repeatedly beaten & tased by his attackers during the Jan 6… https://t.co/nAyW8zhaA5
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1/17
2021
#sschat https://t.co/FmyD50GwC7 @isabeljmorales @chriscmartell @kaylenemstevens @TCPress Awesome! Looking for it now.This was such an awesome chat! I learned so much from the book and these two hours of chats. Thank you so much to t… https://t.co/QOTmDCQfrC @maineteacher @DrUrbanTeacher @lmchervinsky @theresa_maughan @skmcdermott Same. Just found an Atlantic piece: https://t.co/3oDO8Msj8f @theresa_maughan @lizevansnbct I think he has also emphasized that the Cabinet is there to provide advice to ensure… https://t.co/yM8C5Fud8f @DrUrbanTeacher @maineteacher Yes, and go through confirmation process (though that could probably be improved) so… https://t.co/19MiltRTyiAnd to do this for the good of the country, not just for the POTUS. Sad that the distinction is necessary but I think it is. #sschatreadsA4) Seems good for presidents to have the flexibility to use their Cabinets in diff ways based on personality, know… https://t.co/3Fy0oaHKP5 @isabeljmorales @lmchervinsky Great questions! @lizevansnbct And literally watching it live. @lmchervinsky @DrUrbanTeacher That really surprised me as well. We tend to think today that Congress has these real… https://t.co/Xb85dTLw9a @GeoJo22 I think this is really important. Also, many people seem to think that anything they see online (that they… https://t.co/anD6zeKwihA3) From what I remember, there were concerns about whether to allow states to handle the WR or the fed govt. For 1… https://t.co/HSt4NoHtBa @DrUrbanTeacher @skmcdermott @isabeljmorales And I think it's fine to be bothered by criticism as long as it doesn'… https://t.co/vYTK0xHAGV @GeoJo22 Truth @DrUrbanTeacher @theresa_maughan @isabeljmorales @lmchervinsky https://t.co/nWqoqKGUOX @skmcdermott @isabeljmorales TRUTH! @DrUrbanTeacher @theresa_maughan @isabeljmorales @lmchervinsky Ooooh! What is it?!?!A2) I think we see some of this in the Cabinet today (Sec. of State comes to mind). Think we see more of this type… https://t.co/OBet96IfOb @isabeljmorales @skmcdermott Yes, though wasn't there a situation where he rage-wrote a letter to a newspaper about… https://t.co/xYPdd0Q1VxThere's no doubt he would be horrified - the violence, the partisanship, the corruption, etc. The Framers were very… https://t.co/VmRYAoYfZh
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚 @GeoJo22 Really good point. And how much easier is that to do today with being able to type and edits one's thought… https://t.co/j7wZB7VVRsA1) The ability and willingness to think beyond their own personal successes and failures to how their words and ac… https://t.co/HhPioLRM1C @theresa_maughan @isabeljmorales @lmchervinsky That is so sad though I can understand why he would think so based o… https://t.co/YNftxRdvEtChris from south central Indiana! I teach for a private online HS that is self-paced and totally asynchronous so I… https://t.co/eVX9DB6iCfStarting in one minute! #sschat https://t.co/li0vQJKH9BSoon! #sschatreads will be chatting with Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky about her book The Cabinet. Join us! https://t.co/JnFy8dgiWp
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚In honor of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day, the next #sschat is about teaching "beyond the dream" to consider a more… https://t.co/G88BipB6MV
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚 @RafranzDavis That movie is straight up scary. @quietlionness @abbydphillip Ah, thanks!Don’t use Teachers Pay Teachers for black history lessons. Don’t even think about it. Don’t. Please. Don’t. Also, d… https://t.co/QRemwOxiJV
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚 @quietlionness @abbydphillip What the heck is that?
1/16
2021
@abbydphillip Social studies has practically been killed off K-6, sadly. It needs to be brought back. @cheffernan75 @dankrutka @42ThinkDeep @flipping_A_tchr @MsHolmesTeach @Owl_b_TorresEdu @SSChatNetwork https://t.co/lxVcxdAEc0
1/15
2021
TONIGHT @ 7pm ET (4pm PT)! Still time to register: https://t.co/PLSMAoy628 We'll be discussing how to teach stude… https://t.co/7UN7ieGgsV
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚#sschat Perhaps something to share with students for historical comparison. https://t.co/Le9dcVSipFTaking a photo with the statue of Rosa Parks in Statuary Hall. https://t.co/wUcGRnPFLS
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚 @benpershing Curious as to whether a male reporter would have been told that he didn't know how to behave. @cheffernan75 @kennethcdavis @STLinOK @ScottPadway @TalkinSS @HenryHolt I just finished it!
1/13
2021
@jelani9 Just added to my to read list. Her work was referenced several times by Isabel Wilkerson in Caste: The Or… https://t.co/hwbAoAqgYt @titonka @CarlosLozadaWP @nprpolitics Caste: The Origins of our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson.Spreading disinformation is not a victimless crime. Spreading disinformation is not a victimless crime. Spreading… https://t.co/x422iFYvFZ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock 🌏🌍📚Educator dies of COVID weeks after retiring due to virus concerns, Georgia family says https://t.co/nMB3YzAKmj
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1/12
2021

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