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Dalton Quick @daltonquick Plato, Missouri

High School ELA Instructor @platorv. BA/BJ from @Mizzou. MA from @stonybrooku. MEd Student @Mizzou. "I have no tolerance for intolerance." Hillary Clinton

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Joined Twitter 4/7/11


Three years ago, @ngomkwaro held his copy of #SOLDIERBOY, the story of his life as a former child soldier & founder… https://t.co/JdVaw1E1ki
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8/6
2020
Is it me or does this seem like a real good time to admit that standards are made up and we can make up new ones in… https://t.co/S957A6IlCO
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8/4
2020
There’s a way through this, the questions are: Do we have the political will? and where the hell is the national le… https://t.co/nldWtae1dc
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8/1
2020
@realDonaldTrump You want to defund our schools. How about we don’t play the hoporcrite, yeah?You want to defund our schools... https://t.co/UxqD72C0VI
7/18
2020
@realDonaldTrump @FoxNews No, your stupidity has scared them into reporting the news, instead of your propaganda.
7/13
2020
Americans would have a vastly better country if they stopped thinking every single thing in the world had to be all… https://t.co/cjYsgLvaD1
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7/12
2020
When I find myself in tough conversations, when I am being held accountable, when I am called to unlearn, relearn,… https://t.co/0vVsdkk1xs
Retweeted by Dalton QuickUsing threats and intimidation to get what he wants... the opposite of leadership and the true definition of a bull… https://t.co/ckdJBnITzL @realDonaldTrump Such stupidity, such absurdity... such poor leadership. And oversight of government power. This co… https://t.co/GFZR28EtW9
7/11
2020
I hate to sound gatekeepery but if you’ve never experienced teacher sick (often while still coming to work because… https://t.co/TqbXqjMWRe
Retweeted by Dalton QuickUnless you’ve ever gotten Teacher Sick, without a global pandemic to worry about, then you don’t really get an opin… https://t.co/JWDh5p6ciH
Retweeted by Dalton Quick📍30% of US teachers are over 50. 📍64% of #COVID19 deaths in the US are people over 50. Conversations about taking… https://t.co/az33SjxNt8
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7/10
2020
Four years of Betsy DeVos is more than enough. We need a Secretary of Education who is actually a public school educator.
Retweeted by Dalton QuickThe federal government does not decide if NYS schools reopen — the state does. We will make that decision based on… https://t.co/xTBjyOb1Bt
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7/9
2020
To the next generation and little ones following my foot steps.. #LoveWins https://t.co/tVaV3pkdLe
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7/7
2020
It took Trump less than 24 hours to condemn protestors as "thugs," but it has been over a week and he still hasn't… https://t.co/GOu6xXnJ7i
Retweeted by Dalton QuickI've ignored fake tweets attributed to me and RTed widely. I've ignored porn tweeted at children on a thread about… https://t.co/sZq3NbQD7N
Retweeted by Dalton Quick @DenzelWashngton Ever notice that Trumplodytes never demand the reopening of libraries or bookstores? #PresidentBiden #Trumpedemic
Retweeted by Dalton QuickTo anyone who feels like they “wasted” the time during quarantine because they didn’t write a book or learn a secon… https://t.co/gI4BSrH59X
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7/5
2020
Wearing a mask is about respect. It shows you stand up when it counts. It shows you have joined the battle. It sh… https://t.co/0ITuqiEAQY
Retweeted by Dalton QuickPatriotism does not live in a yearly flying of a flag, or a daily pledging of allegiance. It lives in the slow & st… https://t.co/RDhYnpjne9
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7/4
2020
Discomfort is the price of learning, growth, success, & happiness. We’ve gotten so damn comfortable in this on-dem… https://t.co/DiFT0NZJAm
Retweeted by Dalton QuickRemember that COVID won’t take July 4th weekend off. Wear a mask. Stay six feet apart. Wash hands with soap often.… https://t.co/ACL60nPJvR
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7/3
2020
We do a much better job of teaching our students when we first take the time to understand our students. Understan… https://t.co/T2VKAyLO4A
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6/28
2020
Honestly this just feels like we're on an extended episode of Punked and I really wish Ashton would just jump out r… https://t.co/RX0cOCj2xO
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6/23
2020
Did the president of the United States just say ‘Kung flu’ at his rally? He made a racist joke. He made. A racis… https://t.co/Rt4xENSeiy
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6/21
2020
You don’t have to be an administrator, grade level chair, or department head to be a leader in you school. Your tit… https://t.co/acikkpp9C9
Retweeted by Dalton QuickI think leaders who obsess over “loyalty” are fundamentally insecure. I find that when leaders have intergrity an… https://t.co/J6Tsj3P5Cy
Retweeted by Dalton QuickI laugh whenever people ask me stranded on an island questions. I would never be stranded on an island. My kids wo… https://t.co/HGPj4urt04
Retweeted by Dalton QuickHey non-Black people! Since we’ve been talking about erasing history and stuff. How long ago did you find out about Juneteenth?
Retweeted by Dalton QuickJuneteenth has never been a celebration of victory, or an acceptance of the way things are. It's a celebration of p… https://t.co/hJizn233ST
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6/20
2020
Today reminds us that progress might be slow. It might take decades. But no matter what things might look like toda… https://t.co/ly0o2d1R94
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6/16
2020
Disgusting. Both the decision...and the timing. https://t.co/yKjePsHCW4
Retweeted by Dalton QuickOver the past few weeks, we’ve seen young people in every corner of the country step up and become leaders. Through… https://t.co/6RNGht3c9L
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6/12
2020
Two strategies to introduce to students when they ask, "How should I study for the test?" https://t.co/O4ZQvT5TE8 https://t.co/YBAVgkQJom
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6/11
2020
Great leaders hire people smarter than them…..and then get out of their way.
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6/10
2020
It gives me hope when I see former students standing up to racist posts on social media, from people in their own c… https://t.co/96XwwMBhix
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6/9
2020
If sex isn’t real, there’s no same-sex attraction. If sex isn’t real, the lived reality of women globally is erased… https://t.co/1NlkCzXfnB
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6/8
2020
HERE IS A PETITION FOR #ElijahMcClain HE WAS 23 YEARS OLD, WALKING HOME FROM BUYING TEA AT A STORE ON A COLD DAY W… https://t.co/fSkYyWInJR
Retweeted by Dalton QuickHi India! Brit here! GeorgeFloyd and many other Black people may have been killed by the police in the US but racis… https://t.co/kFbkJ5wPnI
Retweeted by Dalton QuickNew learning strategy that combines the power of brain science (mental rehearsal) w/the proven effectiveness of ref… https://t.co/A8g3HWIU5k
Retweeted by Dalton QuickWhen all 57 Buffalo police officers on the emergency response team resign because two were suspended for knocking d… https://t.co/1kbA8xcuDa
Retweeted by Dalton QuickGeorge Romney was an amazing man. I went through his archives at U of Michigan and saw the vile and racist letters… https://t.co/74M8fYPliz
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6/7
2020
How are you gonna say All Lives Matter when just two months ago you wanted to sacrifice your grandma for the economy?
Retweeted by Dalton QuickThe NFL should formally apologize to Colin Kaepernick.
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6/6
2020
Happy Birthday, Breonna Taylor. Happy Birthday, Breonna Taylor. Happy Birthday, Breonna Taylor. She would’ve… https://t.co/ZjlEUB9Uo6
Retweeted by Dalton Quick(As an aside: Consider buying your next book from a Black-owned bookstore, rather than Amazon - I ordered today fro… https://t.co/gWWOoYyFK3I travel in stories, I have experiences in stories, I *learn* from stories. So I wanted to share some of the best b… https://t.co/u18D2vbnVe
6/5
2020
"5 years ago, in Texas, a woman protested police brutality with this sign" h/t https://t.co/VwJPi5CL62 https://t.co/i6T5BRGzdF
Retweeted by Dalton QuickFirst, the president started the fire. He keeps adding fuel. Now, he wants credit for attempting to put it out. M… https://t.co/jxsS406890
Retweeted by Dalton QuickWhite supremacy won’t die until White people see it as a White issue they need to solve rather than a Black issue t… https://t.co/YnDHO5FNNw
Retweeted by Dalton QuickA cult of people siding with the man who’s deploying the military against his own citizens over a Four Star General… https://t.co/SkBlgA8RDxWhy did Trump pick Mattis to be his Defense Secretary if Mattis is "the world's most overrated General" and "his pr… https://t.co/TLZNoLoTOm
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6/4
2020
Yesterday, my 14-year-old cousin said, “We’re living through a social studies chapter” and I can’t stop thinking ab… https://t.co/GAGQM3Z15x
Retweeted by Dalton QuickHe holds that Bible like it’s burning him.
Retweeted by Dalton QuickY’all couldn’t impose a curfew, no REAL STRICT stay at home order for Corona but y’all was SPEEDY with this eight p… https://t.co/s4cQbOW4Tq
Retweeted by Dalton QuickThe president is calling out the American military against American citizens. He used the military to push out a p… https://t.co/9QHwwVd66X
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6/2
2020
I know the past few months have been hard and dispiriting. But watching the heightened activism of young people mak… https://t.co/9BnI4CgWk0
Retweeted by Dalton QuickTear gas fired at young people protesting for a better world to clear the way for a monster to wave a bible in fron… https://t.co/cc6pi04IN5
Retweeted by Dalton QuickIn the Rose Garden, Trump says he is an “ally of all peaceful protestors” as the world watched peaceful protestors… https://t.co/4AuWwfGqDu
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6/1
2020
I don't know how to talk about racial injustice. But that doesn't give me the right to be silent. Read and share t… https://t.co/82coNgkfCA
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5/31
2020
🎶 Trump and Zuckerberg sitting in a tree / Messing up our democracy 🎶 https://t.co/geknSzV6RH
Retweeted by Dalton Quick"When the looting starts, the shooting starts." --George Wallace, 1968 "When the looting starts, the shooting sta… https://t.co/CsrKGxheH6
Retweeted by Dalton QuickMy Wife is Black, My Daughter is Black, My Son is Black. I am White. I will never be able to understand what being… https://t.co/5pnZfYBqIt
Retweeted by Dalton QuickI keep saying to myself ‘my god, what is happening?’. But in truth, I’m not shocked. At all. If you’re shocked, you… https://t.co/fZJiakwGVm
Retweeted by Dalton QuickHowever, I am not - as many of the people now swarming into my mentions seem to think - ashamed of reading about th… https://t.co/gbZweCRrPS
Retweeted by Dalton QuickLawyers need 7 years of university to practice and know the law. Police officers spend 8 weeks at an academy and ar… https://t.co/sVngG02n5l
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5/29
2020
I’ll just say it: a lot of politicians are scared of the political power of the police,and that’s why changes to ho… https://t.co/ErTgMrggBo
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5/28
2020
With the school year coming to a close, it's time to 🗑️clean up🗑️ your Google Classroom! 👉Take these easy steps! M… https://t.co/ctvTPlFQpf
Retweeted by Dalton QuickPeople often ask what I do when I have writer's block. I just had a terrible spell (coinciding w/the pandemic, surp… https://t.co/g0iV0iMYJz
Retweeted by Dalton Quick...... Just ask the parents. https://t.co/ncvKmlahpgOne of my favorite HS teachers always said, “If you’re the smartest person in the room, find another place to stand… https://t.co/qhJLJIbBg7This article suggests "linking academic content with opportunities to teach empathy, responsible decision-making,..… https://t.co/03c9sRl27d
Retweeted by Dalton QuickI recently had the pleasure of speaking w/students of an English IV/Literature class at @platorv HS. Some of the st… https://t.co/Mi84bGdiN4
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5/27
2020
BAKERY: We refuse to serve gay people. CONSERVATIVES: That is their right! BAKERY: We refuse to serve anyone not… https://t.co/4OaHrUyKNm
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5/21
2020
Need a boost to get through the final days/weeks of school? This is just what you need! Here's the link to the Geni… https://t.co/Tk6jbrBkC8
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5/20
2020
Students probably wont remember what was taught specifically during this pandemic, but they will remember how their… https://t.co/WuNYOkIdmP
Retweeted by Dalton QuickUsing foreign aid to destroy rivals. Weaponizing the judiciary. Firing all the inspectors general. Democracie… https://t.co/sjmkNUpORE
Retweeted by Dalton QuickThere is a discipline to listening with the intent to understand VS listening to respond....and listening is quite… https://t.co/ARjBrSYlV5
Retweeted by Dalton QuickIf you had known that there would be no end-of-year state standardized testing this year, what would you have done differently?
Retweeted by Dalton QuickArmed men storming a legislature to disrupt its democratic proceedings is domestic terrorism. It cannot be tolerate… https://t.co/lQsCRGrJKX
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5/16
2020
Bye! Bye! Bye!👋 Since our teachers were unable to wave goodbye as the buses rolled away for the last time this scho… https://t.co/QlZOJADEnL
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5/15
2020
#HappyMothersDay https://t.co/vM2Wgnz4gw
Retweeted by Dalton QuickSo the "teachers don't get paid enough" energy from the past few weeks quickly shifted to "teachers getting paid to… https://t.co/EN4XDoNKOW
Retweeted by Dalton QuickHow to testing https://t.co/y9iwLK0N12
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5/10
2020
“Privilege is when you think that something's not a problem because it's not a problem for you personally.”
Retweeted by Dalton QuickMy students (and I!) loved every minute! This class has been incredible. We’ve become like family, and it means the… https://t.co/i7Sg3Be3Zn @TedHiff @platorv Thank you, Ted! I love my job. Like @SteinbrinkLaura said my first week working with her, “I get high off teaching.”A5: Shoutout to my PLCs who help me with my own PD growth: @TedHiff @daltonquick for that F2F then my #4OCFpln crew… https://t.co/NKIsphjPva
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5/8
2020
Even with the craziness of a pandemic and international travel, @EFtours took the time to thank teachers this week.… https://t.co/tvyIAZ5nolTeaching is a reward in and of itself... But a billion dollars wouldn't hurt my feelings. #TeacherAppreciationWeek https://t.co/lhX5gDJIyL10 Characteristics of Learner-Centered Experiences for Remote Learning by @katiemartinedu https://t.co/uXGZQFSuuf
Retweeted by Dalton QuickSometimes, I sit and think to myself, “Damn, the US really went to war with itself over slavery” 🤔 Then I realize,… https://t.co/stFO2CofRi
Retweeted by Dalton QuickEven in the 16th century, people knew the benefits of face-to-face interaction. Calvin lamented that he wished Mela… https://t.co/6tZOnKde0X
Retweeted by Dalton QuickWhy aren't your Ss meeting you online for #DistanceLearning? "One of the most consistent findings in engagement r… https://t.co/OTHJjm6XmA
Retweeted by Dalton QuickOr - and I know this might sound crazy - the Germans don't use WW2 rhetoric to describe their pandemic response bec… https://t.co/X6F7FoBOI4
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5/7
2020
#DearTeachers, this Teacher Appreciation Week & I'm so grateful for all you do! Make your own graphic to thank the… https://t.co/o00RpkKZ0T
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5/4
2020
@realDonaldTrump The American people deserve to have a calm and rational President who can guide us through the wor… https://t.co/LXLHiRSjiq
Retweeted by Dalton QuickI shouldn’t have to say this but, no president should ever praise a dictator on Twitter.
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5/3
2020

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