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Wearing a face mask is one of the simplest, most effective ways to slow the spread of the virus, but we need everyoโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @camieleggermont @abcnews My students learn about it first as a church and this was a tweet for them related to theโ€ฆ @camieleggermont @abcnews Yes. Church, mosque, museum - and maybe mosque again.There is debate in Turkey about whether to reconvert the Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque (it had been a mosqโ€ฆ
@Joe_Hren ๐Ÿ™ @titonka Ouch! Speedy healing! @JlPiaskowski Awesome!New month, old hashtag coming up next Monday July 6th! @BusbinsClassAHS will return to guest-host an #sschat on thโ€ฆ
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@TPSMSUDenver Cool! @historyinlayers Of course!A3) I think it would be cool to have students write a story about what they think happened before a photograph or wโ€ฆ @johnsonmaryj @Steph_Sukow @AdobeSpark @historyinlayers @TPSMSUDenver Awesome! @Steph_Sukow Hi, Steph! We are trying to get outside every day at least for walks. Hope you and your family are doing well.A2) It could be really helpful to get students to closely analyze photographs and to generate a feeling of connectiโ€ฆ I'm not familiar with re-photography. Looking forward to learning more. #engsschatHello, #engsschat crew! Hope everyone is doing well. Will be in and out as I'm still working on dinner. need to "go out on a wing" to take photos, but students sure can use their phone cameras to inquire, reflect & aโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @johnsonmaryj We enjoyed the heck out of that. @johnsonmaryj Thanks!
@clmattheessen Agree. Powerful collection.#sschat @kpanyc @threadreaderapp please unroll. Thank you!I work with some amazing people who incredibly amazing work. A Century Of Black Music Against State Violence :โ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“šFlorida just doubled number of private school vouchers. Hypocrisy of rationale is staggering. Claims it wonโ€™t stopโ€ฆ
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@maineteacher Yeah. I was pretty disturbed when I got it and saw the racist caricatures. Only used a few with studeโ€ฆ @DrUrbanTeacher It was interesting when I used then I class and, without identifying who the artist was, at least aโ€ฆ you for participating! #sschatreads is taking off next weekend, but... On July 11, we'll be joined by Dr. Eโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“šA8) I have in the past but haven't since I have been teaching online. #sschatreads @kwillmann I just finished Alexis Coe's biography of GW (You Never Forget Your First) and I feel like she presentedโ€ฆ @DrUrbanTeacher @nhannahjones @TheAtlantic Yes. It made me think of his article as well. Also David Brooks' opinionโ€ฆ @maineteacher I ask my students to think about that saying when we are studying classical civilizations in world history. @BradLiebrecht It took me a long time to finish it b/c it is so dense and I am not strong on economics but it gaveโ€ฆ @nhannahjones had a powerful piece in the NYT Magazine this week about the impact of racism on wealth disparities,โ€ฆ @BradLiebrecht That was a good book. @maineteacher I do! Think I am the only one on the hold list now. Wish they had an e version (easier for me to readโ€ฆ @JBuckLearns Lurkers unite! ๐Ÿ˜„ @kwillmann Yikes. Just did a quick search as I grew up and have lived only in southern parts of the state. Sounds lโ€ฆ @maineteacher Library only has one hard copy it seems. @DrUrbanTeacher Looking forward to it. The chats about have definitely given me a lot to think about even before reading itHello, #sschatreads PLN! I am still on the library hold list (1 of 1) for the book so will be lurking. us next Monday (6/29) at 6PM CST for our combined #engsschat to talk Photography: A Powerful Learning Tool inโ€ฆ
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@mjjohnson1216 Yes, that is correct. #engsschat happens on the final Monday of each month. On the other Mondays,โ€ฆ @scottmpetri @historyfrog @isabeljmorales @JBuckLearns @AmandaRoraback I will lurk again. Still on wait list at the library.NEW: The future of the coronavirus recovery goes through the classroom. Whether school returns is maybe the singlโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @nytimes list of 7 podcasts for history buffs: #sschat
#sschat Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos signaled she is standing firm on her intention to reroute millions of dollaโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @MomOfAllCapes @nytimesevents @nytimes @taraparkerpope You absolutely rock, Amber!!!I just want to thank everyone for showing up! Thank you @nytimesevents / @nytimes and @taraparkerpope for providingโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @AlexisCoe :) @AlexisCoe Did you do a double take when you came across this? @gregpmiller And, when people (like my mom) were trying to figure out how to return the money (sent to my grandmothโ€ฆ in 1947, โ€œThe Diary of a Young Girl,โ€ the personal journal of Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl hiding witโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“šStates that previously had to approve voting changes under Voting Rights Act have closed 1,688 polling places sincโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“šAwesome to see @MomOfAllCapes in this @nytimes story about how to raise anti-racist kids! Think the suggestions inโ€ฆ 14 year old, "armed only with history and an online petition," is a leader in efforts to get statues of Belgian Kโ€ฆ
School Library Journal posted this list of podcasts for kids about civics and U.S. history: #sschat
Did the eruption of a volcano in Alaska contribute to disruptions in Rome that led to the end of the republic? Readโ€ฆ are pleased to announce Sal Khan and LeVar Burton as keynote speakers at CanvasCon Online 2020. Therefore, misโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @MsEisenband I enjoyed it a great deal. Child 2 is also finding it quite good.The odds were in Child 2's favor. #sschatreads The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes yesterday morning. If you're a Hunger Games fan, highly recommend. Longโ€ฆ cadets are taught in unsparing detail about the shameful legacy of policing under the Nazis. It โ€œchanges youโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“šAlways love learning from this amazing PLN! Have a great week, #sschat crew!Join us next Monday (6/29) at 6PM CST for our combined #engsschat to talk Photography: A Powerful Learning Tool inโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @HSGlobalHistory @harris_duchess @neildsroberts @DrSepinwall @DukeFSP We just watched that last weekend. Really powโ€ฆ
@saribethrose @HSGlobalHistory @NewsHourExtra We're here almost every Monday (final Monday of each month is a collaโ€ฆ It would be great if there were options for reading levels though I know that's labor intensive to do (so hardโ€ฆ @davidjohnolson @Gilder_Lehrman @HenryLouisGates The Color of Law is on my to-read list. Have read the other two which are very good.A4) Teaching Tolerance is great but so many organizations have shared excellent resources. Also check out theโ€ฆ @mtechman @kwillmann @flipping_A_tchr Yep! One Tab is pretty cool. I mostly use it when I'm getting ready to shut dโ€ฆ My kids' schools went to having modules as their home pages in Canvas so it was easier for them to find what thโ€ฆ @kwillmann @flipping_A_tchr @mtechman If using Chrome, you can now group tabs. :) @johnsonmaryj Padlet is really cool. I use it in my online courses. @GeoJo22 Screencastify rocks! @MrsWreggs @edpuzzle Edpuzzle is awesome! @MrsWreggs @NewVisionsNYC @johngreen And students! @kajobrien @pbsteachers Yes! Loved me some Zoom! @flipping_A_tchr @pbsteachers Epic! LOLA1) I was teaching online before the pandemic but I greatly appreciate the Crash Course world history videos andโ€ฆ @flipping_A_tchr @pbsteachers I totally remember that show. Whenever there's trouble, we're there on the double, weโ€ฆ @davidjohnolson Exactly! LOLHello, #sschat ! Not sure about my teaching style and PBS character. I feel like the old guys up in the balcony froโ€ฆ at 7pm EST! Join @pbsteachers and @davidjohnolson to share your favorite digital resources from the past yeโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š#sschat TONIGHT at 7pm with @davidjohnolson! Join us, and I'll be there ready to learn too!
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@SlidesManiaSM That is messed up! @STLinOK @cheffernan75 @ScottPadway Wow! Thanks for sharing that. @ddale8 I hope no one is playing a drinking game based on the number of times "sir" is said.
Hi, #sschatreads ! I haven't been able to get the book from the library yet so will just be lurking and learning., educators! In a little while, weโ€™ll begin our second discussion of @prof_erikaleeโ€™s America for Americans, aโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“šJust added 13 episodes to this spreadsheet of podcast episodes (at 142 so far) that could be useful in social studiโ€ฆ
Do you love board games (or are you using sports & games as your historical theme)? Check out this @SmithsonianMagโ€ฆ whistleblower is alleging that TSA displayed "gross mismanagement" in its pandemic response and withheld N-95 masโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Chris Hitchcock ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š @SwartHistory @dimmerwahr @catanhistory ๐Ÿค” Me all the time as I continue to learn more.So cool! @dimmerwahr is presenting to our ACP US history teacher training session! Looking forward to reading How tโ€ฆ Department of Education is making it harder for colleges to reconsiderโ€”and potentially increaseโ€”financial aid fโ€ฆ
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