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Chuck Taft @Chucktaft Milwaukee, WI

American History Rules! AmStudies teacher, SS Dept Chair, presenter, SS methods, #USMSpark guy, WCSS, #BreakoutEDU addict - Tweets are all mine

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Joined Twitter 10/12/09


Silent analysis of the Gettysburg Address - with Lincoln looking over their shoulders! #sschat #sstlap #usmfachttps://t.co/UQdWrYevFvHexagonal thinking in action - tons of collaboration, discussion, connection, and fun #sschat #sstlap #usmfachttps://t.co/MrclbXC7aj @Chucktaft @LifeAtUSM Have you used this map to trace the immigration pathways in your community? https://t.co/yYQS10SEj7
Retweeted by Chuck Taft @S_Orton @LifeAtUSM Some good sites - https://t.co/KbRLrAoZZK, https://t.co/9KbcJLt8jU, and https://t.co/b0rNEnTNORhttps://t.co/PStfl24fg9One of my fave activities (can’t take credit for it, though) Hexagonal Learning - discussion, critical thinking, co… https://t.co/yS2VSpY2Pg
2/20
2020
Analyzing immigration editorial cartoons from the Gilded Age - as Twain (maybe said, History sometimes rhymes… https://t.co/oogBzWmM02
2/19
2020
Don't worry ... the white stuff will be gone for 2 awesome days of #USMSpark in June - register now! usmsummerspark… https://t.co/50o5WKkB8p
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2/18
2020
@socialstudiestx @TheKevinMCline @teacher2teacher @CrazyPln @MomOfAllCapes @henneld_edu @awfrench1 @historyherwayhttps://t.co/R0YAtHVL1S @socialstudiestx @TheKevinMCline @teacher2teacher @CrazyPln @MomOfAllCapes @henneld_edu @awfrench1 @historyherwayhttps://t.co/i2QBgor3M6
2/17
2020
Today’s conversation got pretty deep and pretty heated however it varies from class to class and week to week. It t… https://t.co/5OMF4vCNqN
Retweeted by Chuck TaftCheck it out! Will I see you at #USMSpark in 2020? Let's get together and learn from each other. Presenting three t… https://t.co/DKNhgmuft3
Retweeted by Chuck TaftYoung Carnegies trying to make a big business - and some serious money - with vertical integration#sschat #sstlaphttps://t.co/45GOyaN2sC
2/15
2020
Spark your PD heart at #USMSpark! Register now for innovative summer PD https://t.co/WqdGoo2xEr #satchat #sunchathttps://t.co/ZRMjYANKwm
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Retweeted by Chuck Taft @Mrs_Koppers @MaggieMaslowski @mathteach23 @JoyKirr @Rdene915 @mearnshaw158 @timlriley @mjmcalli @daveschmittouhttps://t.co/3yvQAWRjG8A Valentine ❤️ goes out to @historysandoval for being awesome - and for her https://t.co/XTTgAEbOwF dig breakout -… https://t.co/1q2NaB1i6KCollective Bargaining at Allegheny Steel - will management and labor compromise? #sschat #sstlap #usmfac https://t.co/UjCeSnGhLd
2/14
2020
@MrBold05 @MrBaskwill @mpilakow @hmarrs24 @hoxiery All set Adam!
2/9
2020
CALLING ALL INNOVATIVE EDUCATORS! Share your stuff at #USMSpark! https://t.co/1P50FOJzH2 #satchat #sunchat #edchathttps://t.co/NQeev2FrXQ
Retweeted by Chuck Taft @mrnhelmstetter @AlexHujik @Minster45865 Love it Nathan! Cool idea for a report card as well!
2/5
2020
@JoyKirr @andreakornowski @durstopia Of course! They have as much time as they want ...
2/2
2020
Love seeing @glennw98 spreading the hexagonal learning love in PD today - here's a little overview https://t.co/YdVqTOhGnd #sschatLove it when ⁦@glennw98⁩ gives a huge shout out to ⁦@mrmatera⁩ in PD! #sschat #usmfac #xplap https://t.co/OhreQw5KSShanging with @glennw98 and getting virtual - gotta love the new https://t.co/4dZC2nS6hz experience #sschat #sstlap
1/27
2020
@SSChatNetwork And I have been waiting almost an hour for Quinn to share these pics! #sschatA5 #sschat here's another from the D-Day Experience - https://t.co/v7n3gp8zii - I also send it out to admin and col… https://t.co/5zswaPemUjA5 #sschat my best technique has been keeping a running blog and picture/video archive while I travel - it becomes… https://t.co/u81hjXBPLqA3 #sschat it takes a combined effort - Ss can fundraise, Ps can support, schools can help publicize and award grants - a worthwhile effort @_ericbturner Agreed - travel keeps me engaged, and pushes me to so something newA2 #sschat plus, bringing the experience back to the classroom helps engage Ss - your experience becomes theirsA2 #sschat I always talk about "the footsteps of history" - you not only learn, but you appreciate the impact of th… https://t.co/mkuPAcLMyM @msweller @BusbinsClassAHS Absolutely - I still focus on the US perspective, but it's powerful to show Ss a differe… https://t.co/HPlnIWlBOp @CHitch94 I plan to be there - and would love to do a tour again! #sschat @BusbinsClassAHS Hey Blake - did South Vietnam - Cu Chi tunnels, all over the Mekong area, Ho Chi Minh City - Cambo… https://t.co/8FMQamVyznA1 Plus, always try to get a cool historical site when going to @NCSSNetwork #sschatA1 #sschat - Been pretty fortunate - two Civil War travel tours, a Civil Rights tour of the South, D-Day trip in En… https://t.co/BRQ5TvKVmC#sschat Chuck from Milrockee, 8th US History - in the moiddle of @NationalHistory crunch time right now!
1/21
2020
It's #NationalThesaurausDay - what's your favorite synonym for #USMSpark? #tlap #leadlap #learnlap #kidsdeserveithttps://t.co/7xbHBlw9Zx @Chucktaft You guys have the best food!
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1/17
2020
Happy #NationalFigNewtonDay! We have delicious snacks (And more funs stuff) to nourish your PD at #USMSpark - regis… https://t.co/lT6spOBvs2
1/16
2020
Shine your EDU light at #USMSpark! Accepting proposals at https://t.co/1P50FOrYis - super discount for presenters!… https://t.co/cQOxPAS1vw
Retweeted by Chuck TaftWhy go to #USMSpark? Ask @Coach_Stephans - here's his rundown from last year! https://t.co/wArLlU4czVhttps://t.co/8OAeWMZzSV
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Retweeted by Chuck TaftProposal 1 submitted @USMSpark Y'all seriously, this conference is 100% the place to be. Can not put it over enough… https://t.co/jDtJDfvapK
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1/15
2020
Why come to #USMSpark? Just ask @mpilakow - she is a Spark vet! https://t.co/BLzuzGLB2H #satchat #suncht #tlaphttps://t.co/TJWULu8sCj
Retweeted by Chuck TaftNew post-Spark #USMSpark Blogpost How to take your conference (or conference experience) from good to great (as th… https://t.co/1zOsdZJXWq
Retweeted by Chuck TaftSPARK YOUR SUMMER PD AT #USMSPARK! 2 days of awesome learning, connecting, and laughing! https://t.co/AcdPCW7bE5https://t.co/FqVJJvJjHq
Retweeted by Chuck TaftAre you a college student? Want to attend #WCSS2020 FOR FREE? #wischat #elemchat #sstlap #sschathttps://t.co/aRIxqheP8k
Retweeted by Chuck TaftGet hands on at #USMSPARK! Accepting proposals at https://t.co/T9NGgktgKd - super discount for presenters! #sunchathttps://t.co/rxvHLDcLEn @Chucktaft Check this out! https://t.co/fJE8QuSUd7
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1/12
2020
I WANT YOU TO PRESENT AT #USMSPARK! Submit your awesome proposals at https://t.co/1P50FOJzH2 #masterychathttps://t.co/5BSzDxXoHF
Retweeted by Chuck TaftI WANT YOU TO PRESENT AT #USMSPARK! Submit your awesome proposals at https://t.co/1P50FOJzH2 Huge discount for pres… https://t.co/Dmcryt9pVw
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1/8
2020
Mr. Finebaum @finebaum - would you be willing to chat with a few 8th grade historians about the 1970 USC Alabama ga… https://t.co/5KlKPchF0E @drorzel That's why going to conferences like #IETC #IDEAcon #USMSpark #ISTE and others is so important. Amazing ti… https://t.co/Fz1we0Zy8g
Retweeted by Chuck Taft @polonerd @drorzel The face-to-face connections at conferences (esp people in your PLN on a Twitter you had never m… https://t.co/jTf5IRR3jY
Retweeted by Chuck TaftA6: #IDEAcon2020 #USMSpark They are amazing conferences full of educators who truly want to@learn from each other a… https://t.co/CljpWYu0BA
Retweeted by Chuck TaftA5: I told myself any chance to present at conferences I would submit an app. #USMSpark last year was my first big… https://t.co/K1mMdKatw6
Retweeted by Chuck TaftI mean... #Bravo #RBG #ConversationsWithRBG .@ConstitutionCtr #sschat https://t.co/MslLeWEV43
Retweeted by Chuck TaftA6 #sschat curricular integration is easy - google earth it! You name the historical era, place, event - there is something to seeCheck out this fiery lineup at #USMSpark! https://t.co/BPrm3mggY4 #teachertwitter #TeachBetter #teacher #Teachinghttps://t.co/9M5KcoC1wB
Retweeted by Chuck TaftYour 2020 resolution? Spark your PD at #USMSpark! Register now at https://t.co/u1HQ6Eg2d7 #edchat #educhathttps://t.co/kXlAEHjI5y
Retweeted by Chuck Taft#sschat A5b GEOBEE tomorrow!#sschat A5 plus, I always try to promote/defend the SS by saying geo (and all SS disciplines) are universal and int… https://t.co/sHRfc83ykl#sschat A5 always trying to integrate geo into US history, trying to get Ss to realize that, just like history, geography matters! @cheffernan75 @GeoJo22 I have shared the John Green story of paper towns abut the possible subjectivity of maps - a… https://t.co/zUqoiVwTGTA4 #sschat as mentioned by many, Google Maps / Earth also tell the story of the past - zooming in on Normandy, Pear… https://t.co/WlGEe0cpYYA4 #sschat maps help tell the overall story - especially when a series of maps are combined - I always use this set… https://t.co/YlzjJr3WjR
1/7
2020
The Manhattan Project | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans https://t.co/G7SOGlH6HU
1/4
2020
@Coach_Stephans @eric_falls @MrsWalkerOPS @MrsKomp @betsylawrence82 @Rexroth_ELA @mrmatera @MeehanEDUhttps://t.co/T16CPvoI29
1/2
2019
Guest post on my blog by @polonerd about the importance of being a #connectededucator https://t.co/mi4Y25Aumwhttps://t.co/lL5BazQ7Os
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12/26
2019
@RhondaWatton @georgettehack @DrJHarmon @TheSSFrees @FromLindz @NHTOYMc @publius57 @mrtopliff @PodcastTeachershttps://t.co/2PjpQLCT5Z
12/25
2019
@CHitch94 @nate_bowling @mrsbyarshistory @ERBeckman @DrMunaSaleh @ValeriaBrownEdu @ChristieNold @HayleyVatchhttps://t.co/UDd5FzAZbl
12/22
2019
Intensity level escalated with a @gimkit team challenge - one person at a time per team! #sschat #sstlap #usmfac https://t.co/A1erhT2GiSNothing like a @gimkit team challenge - one person at a time per team . It gets fast and furious! #sschat #sstlaphttps://t.co/i1VjTOC6Zu
12/21
2019
@AlexHujik @CMLese @Battlefields @ACWMuseum It was a one period activity - 50 minutes - two groups. Short reading f… https://t.co/BRcuvO28sF
12/18
2019
Here's the first version of the 50 minute Home Front Cyclorama https://t.co/tYnRrCwHIs fun collaboration and creat… https://t.co/3rqtuo4mL8Milwaukee was the Hollywood of Civil War cycloramas - trying top recreate the art in one 50 minute period #usmfachttps://t.co/ygeGjRCo1KDon't miss out on #USMSpark! It follows #DBCpiratecon - PDfireworks to start summer! Sign up now to lock in the 20… https://t.co/wSlSmK9SnJ
Retweeted by Chuck TaftCivil War win probability - the Union seems to be back in charge ... but the war is dragging on - will Lincoln be v… https://t.co/rkyoBb9JNJWhen Baby New Year arrives, #USMSpark 2020 prices go up - don't forget to register before 2019 goes bye bye!… https://t.co/kzg02pENJt
Retweeted by Chuck TaftFun Fact - U2 was singing about registering for #USMSpark early in their 1983 single "New Year's Day" - gotta liste… https://t.co/BjnqPISr8D
Retweeted by Chuck TaftA7 #sschat one size doesn't fit all ... and text isn't for everyone! Same thing for student assessment - they can draw ss!A4 #sschat similar to primary sources - point of view, purpose of the image ...#sschat A3 LOVE doing silent discussion on big paper, or gallery walk with sticky notesChuck from Milrockee - home of the 19 in a row Bucks - I'm a MS US History guy #sschatA2 #sschat for toons, I love Cagle, The Week https://t.co/511ACVmsxt , Go Comics https://t.co/1TaJpwks7k and TCA https://t.co/Z9qQvplAbN
12/17
2019
@socialstudiestx @awfrench1 @Lausensei @lamoureuxr @CoachHolleyT @mr_wag @ballardam @stacyyung @SofiaGeorgeloshttps://t.co/2ozpoEYjsD
12/14
2019
Looks like the Union is back in the driver's seat in late 1863 - Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga are sealing… https://t.co/OPt4VM5r4e
12/13
2019
@ALPLM Students read about Lincoln and posted 5 words to describe him - fun time with A. Lincoln! https://t.co/Z4V8IFJRrSStudents' five words about A. Lincoln https://t.co/f6oQKGyfaX #wordart #sschat #sstlap @ALPLM @LHM1865 @fordstheatre #usmfacSo, my buddy @MrBillingsclass made a thing: A podcast called Teacher Pop. It’s all about pop culture connections in… https://t.co/fFjrLxjVea
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12/11
2019
Why did soldiers fight? Diving in to CW letter based on McPherson’s For Cause and Comrade - then making connection… https://t.co/VZB9KefmAF#sd113a it’s an awesome conference- we have great ideas to share with others! Join me in submitting an application… https://t.co/5p2HoU3nMF
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12/10
2019
Want to EMPOWER your students - and yourself? Come see @ajjuliani at #USMSpark June 15-16 - keynote and two breako… https://t.co/1xsMXlBl3e
Retweeted by Chuck TaftLooking to innovate in assessment, feedback, and leadership? Come see Starr @mssackstein in Milwaukee at #USMSpark!… https://t.co/6MyWW8IG49
Retweeted by Chuck TaftDon't drop the ball! Register for #USMSpark 20 before New Years and get 2019 prices! https://t.co/WqdGoo2xErhttps://t.co/NhVVHVfyze
Retweeted by Chuck TaftYay!!! #teachbetter #USMSpark https://t.co/nJo0WJyPec
Retweeted by Chuck TaftRT MeehanEDU: True story. Let’s change the world!! #USMSpark https://t.co/MfMtGYGSAp
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12/9
2019

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