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Professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY. Hanging on for the change. she/her/hers

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Joined Twitter 2/24/11


OER guide to help you find open textbooks for a variety of courses. @Baruch_CTL @lauriehurson https://t.co/XW7txAb8R9Busted https://t.co/kqIaojPJxnEastchester Middle School jazz band. Proud of my handsome flute player. https://t.co/BpiP1r3wKM
1/24
2020
Reason #383 why it’s so damn delightful to teach college students: they are better than average at brutally honest… https://t.co/3JjyMAhBhD
1/22
2020
Swag for your classroom. https://t.co/a2qWFEOTrT
1/21
2020
As a matter of style, the comma after “or” in @tedlieu’s letter is pure perfection. https://t.co/0fhzs3whdc
1/18
2020
Check out this tenure-track job @BaruchCollege. Great colleagues and awesome students. Hit me up with any questions. https://t.co/kGEiWEomkwCome out to our BOE meeting next week, ask questions, and let us know what you think. https://t.co/qbzyy3z5G3Ooooh read this poem by my @BaruchCollege English Dept colleague, @officialdonika. It’ll break you and shake you. M… https://t.co/Qmyp8my9lC
1/17
2020
Reading this (non) attendance policy feels like Savasana. https://t.co/mx6U4QmOG1
1/16
2020
@lwaltzer @LaGuardiaCC @bmcc_cuny @HostosCollege @guttmancc @katinalynn @GC_CUNY @KaysiHolman @LuisHenao Congratulations!
1/15
2020
New York State schools are owed more than $3.4 billion in Foundation Aid, and students are depending on the state t… https://t.co/TPbcro5HLZ
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1/14
2020
My son looking for his stuffed cat in the pile of clean laundry. Me: She’s probably at the bottom. Son: *He* you m… https://t.co/PQDub3U3Zy
1/12
2020
Just finished running a two-day writing retreat for @BaruchCollege teachers. Feeling energized about my own writing… https://t.co/hVdK42TNTl
1/9
2020
@S_Insley_H Vanity sizing comes to your local cafe. @bengreenman The Air Supply, Earth, Wind, and Fire tour
1/7
2020
@MrTomRad The Bluest Eye; The Metamorphosis; The Woman in White; Jane Austen night be fun for some young readers; Things Fall Apart. @SinnamonLove @saragoldrickrab I wasn’t talking about student attendance policies being unwelcoming or difficult. I… https://t.co/FsBmYDq6ra
1/6
2020
When my son was an infant, I had an interior office with a window overlooking an atrium. I sat in my desk chair rig… https://t.co/q1jk3AVXFX @SinnamonLove @saragoldrickrab True. Institutions & profs can have inflexible attendance policies that disproportio… https://t.co/GfVTCNtl0b @craigbrucesmith @saragoldrickrab Formal and on the books. @S_Insley_H Let’s do that. They didn’t enforce it so hard until 8-10 years ago, as I recall. Such a load of BS!When we got to my floor, my son had to use the bathroom. I remembered my 10-minute time limit & felt nervous the wh… https://t.co/eo7wfzU730After much back and forth, I was allowed up to my office with my son “for ten minutes.” I’m sure security is press… https://t.co/nCNXFTs5ZUI don’t live in the city & avoid the long, expensive commute over the summer; I really needed that book! Sunday bef… https://t.co/DHNoxhQuMzCollege campuses are becoming more & more unwelcoming to children & families. I have a few good stories. Most recen… https://t.co/4vml5uicuk @saragoldrickrab I think students would have a very tough time bringing their kids to campus. I’m a tenured profess… https://t.co/X1CYqtOVla @saragoldrickrab Baruch College, CUNY has a blanket NO CHILDREN rule. Not sure when it began exactly but it was aft… https://t.co/qmlaQYounP
1/5
2020
@HoganBCMJ Charles for a girl.
1/1
2019
Love this idea. Weekly Sustained Silent Reading as a shared experience for middle schools. Everyone needs a mental… https://t.co/POopJOfduu
12/29
2019
Storytelling lessons #1 and #2: every story has three main parts and there is a satisfying predictability to the n… https://t.co/Hp91llsU3pMay sweetness be your companion, this day and every day. https://t.co/Y1wTweLb69
12/25
2019
@schlemiel_zola Mmm musky
12/21
2019
@PrincipalKeane Omg. I can’t love this hard enough.
12/17
2019
Go @baruchbluenotes! What an incredible experience, indeed. https://t.co/SpHWmdgZy8Excellent. https://t.co/BUcV5BEc2b @S_Insley_H @alisoneroman Omg it was so good.
12/16
2019
Thank you to the students, their families, and @PrincipalKeane for taking the time to come out and talk about Anne… https://t.co/Ao3Q1b1YjA
12/12
2019
Weekly #IWonderAndWorry #2: I worry about the roles we script kids into. In a profession that preaches the power of… https://t.co/d5u38XuzRE
Retweeted by Cheryl Smith @MonteSyrie I’m with you.All good teachers know the power of the donut. https://t.co/zyDKVqzBF3
12/11
2019
I have to follow @MrTomRad now. https://t.co/6J0JRjlppO @MysterySolvent Drakkar Noir. @PrincipalKeane That’s a winning ugly sweater right there!
12/7
2019
@localblondedad https://t.co/AzVcPPnIOX
12/6
2019
I’m just another overtaxed English teacher, updating my grading rubric at the end of term. What resources can you s… https://t.co/7nHQEpR88J
12/5
2019
YES. Fire up the jiffy pop. Can’t wait to watch this forum. https://t.co/dWbi0AkEwF @schlemiel_zola Tazo Teas wild sweet orange. With honey. For next time. Soooo good. @glasr333 @ShelleyBMayer @ufsdeastchester @EUFSD_ASCI Go Mary!
12/4
2019
@S_Insley_H Oh my dear. Get ready. Get ready mama. Get ready papa. Get ready world.
11/26
2019
I can’t imagine a more important thread to share, in case anyone who reads it is grieving, or knows someone who is… https://t.co/dtscIaw4YT
11/19
2019
The flashing of black and white these Sandpipers display is caused by their black backs and white chests. Coupled w… https://t.co/cYg59qkts4
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11/18
2019
We don’t have to live like this. https://t.co/qWpQQCsNtz
11/17
2019
@shannonrwatts https://t.co/cy2r6domQK
11/14
2019
"CUNY stands in solidarity with DACA recipients across the nation in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the mi… https://t.co/MsPDenbEzr
Retweeted by Cheryl Smith
11/13
2019
Thinking with gratitude all veterans today, including my grandfather, who taught me everything I know about quality… https://t.co/MFz8WChx36
11/11
2019
I’m a first-gen college student, proud to teach @CUNY students: first-gen, traditional, non traditional, working, p… https://t.co/b45Y1B4PGXWe should be telling our students this all the time. Right on through college. https://t.co/0utBYwYxAESo scary! It could happen in any classroom, at any time, anywhere! No town is immune, even @EastchesterUFSD Talk t… https://t.co/yJs7t7pIAW @EUFSDHumanities Cute idea!
11/9
2019
A new low. “Fitbit for teaching” uses cameras to “sense” effectiveness & engagement through mechanisms like student… https://t.co/XPZCOoGuet
11/6
2019
Oh my. https://t.co/TTuypVUKPG @S_Insley_H Kid has got a legit gripe then.This is my favorite brainy women thread of the day. I’m calling it even though it’s not even 9am yet. https://t.co/L37EW5f8cZ @S_Insley_H But at least he got a sticker, right?
11/5
2019
Find joy everywhere. Also, I know what I want for Christmas. https://t.co/4NpDfF1WIg @ConnieSchultz Omg look at this eyes. You’re toast.
11/3
2019
@lgblankenship You made their night.Just want to go on the record about the guy in Scarsdale who handed out a single loose piece of candy corn to each… https://t.co/IJ6savbiWoHan Solo and Chewbacca have had each other’s backs since second grade. https://t.co/QtwxuU6jME
11/1
2019
@soledadobrien The three verbs, and their order, make it strange to me. If meeting Sanders made her “question” her… https://t.co/IVXcDXFu6w @S_Insley_H Do they know what Mary Janes candies are?
10/31
2019
@EUFSD_ASCI @ufsdeastchester @glasr333 Your tweets are lookin’ fancy. 🔥The Eastchester HS Jazz Band treated the Board of Ed to three songs at the beginning of our meeting tonight. They h… https://t.co/nKuviBqGIf
10/30
2019
Glad your foot is better! https://t.co/eLv3l4zzH6Omg. Next gen history. https://t.co/EuZMAfiMoD
10/26
2019
I love this art project at my son’s middle school. https://t.co/NZNvktMEQ9 @hausofcait Badass
10/25
2019
Have you shown some love for a School Board member this week? https://t.co/JBCEaR9DZZ
10/24
2019
I just did the #HourOfCode - check it out! It's a GREAT tutorial that my co-teacher and I are doing with our "Art o… https://t.co/flRJDdEV20
10/23
2019
@saragoldrickrab I’m gonna go ahead and call that a small piece."...Instead of suspending and expelling or saying, 'What's wrong with you?' we say, 'What happened to you?'" Califo… https://t.co/TcLgLRRIYb
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10/22
2019
@KevinLFerguson Same.
10/21
2019
National School Bus Safety Week: October 21st - October 25th. Passing a stopped school bus endangers the lives of s… https://t.co/uOg9I4j0g7
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10/20
2019
Can I go back to 6th grade and take this class? #lifelonglearning https://t.co/etjtRYaJJtThe way this child talks to this fish. ❤️ I want to sit down with his parents and hear everything they have to say… https://t.co/jF2iDS3fLD
10/18
2019
We are all this cat. https://t.co/jQHGxIoeSuA strong argument—and model—for student self assessment. https://t.co/FfdcXwntqj
10/17
2019
Go Eagles! Eastchester High School wins the school spirit showdown. @EastchesterUFSD @Eagle___Nation @glasr333https://t.co/wHnRQb55sK
10/14
2019
I stepped into a Norman Rockwell painting today. https://t.co/TZ8g2F0WXe
10/13
2019
@S_Insley_H The world is turned upside down.😢 Students, you have LGBTQ faculty allies. https://t.co/oJHof6ruN9Apropos of my last tweet about the @Freakonomics episode on blind spots in the American math curriculum, this threa… https://t.co/Z3scQHsWIFGreat episode on how the HS math curriculum fails to prepare students for college, the workforce, and even the new… https://t.co/JccTyLvg0AIn New York City, racially integrated gifted and talented schools are an oxymoron. Is there a way to change that wi… https://t.co/GWf1LO49CX
Retweeted by Cheryl SmithProud of @BaruchCollege students who are making sure to be #voteready. Trending@Baruch: National Voter Registration… https://t.co/lxRGWqKJFtFeeling deeply grateful for the occasional Wednesday off.
10/10
2019
I so love this: 90+ students are registered for the Student Power Summit next weekend. Sign up and spread the word. https://t.co/Nb0deQOTdxYes! I was totally #TeamHolly #FatBearWeek2019 https://t.co/WsvxrfPTM8The next person who asks me to chair a search committee shall lose my love forever.
10/9
2019

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