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my name is gary @GaryRGrayJr Canada - Philippines - Wakanda

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Just a few chapters into The Death of Vivek Oji by @azemezi and fam is just different. The writing, the storytellin… humans ❤️ @mariagalanis ❤️
#CallingCaldecott: "History has been made today in that We Are Water Protectors is the first #Caldecott win for a N…
Retweeted by my name is garyFoam rollers are deadly 😂Thanks for all the love, everyone. So grateful to the #CSK committee. And congrats to all of my fabulous fellow aut…
Retweeted by my name is gary❤️🙏🏾 well deserved!’s go! just want to kick it with some of my twitter friends. Is that too much to ask for?Pretty sure my kids wanted to have a blinking contest today on zoom 😂How honest are you when people ask “How are you doing?”Can I just share that @byleahjohnson is masterful . Just finished You Should See Me In A Crown and I was not ready…
Hank Aaron's childhood dreams were deemed impossible due to segregation, his adult successes met with racist backla…
Retweeted by my name is garyTomorrow night!!! Just finished up all my questions and already know we won’t have time for all of them 😂 😬 So ve…
Retweeted by my name is garyGreat virtual PD opportunity with @nenagerman via @HeinemannPub: "Justice, Books, and Hearts: The Intersection of…
Retweeted by my name is garyI really didn’t know that you should consider changing running shoes after so many miles. Yesterday I got new shoes… and good day. Don’t be racist. Thank youYes everything is about race.. In case you are wondering....Still working on me and that is okay :-) @biblio_phile IF you ever do anymore sessions online SIGN ME UP!Been stretching for the last 45muns and have come to the conclusion that my body is getting old and I need to stret… was more than an athlete. He changed and moved mountains around the world.. @teachntransform YOU GOT THIS! I remember chatting to you about editing/revising. Your words and passion always shi…’ve ran roughly 150K this month. My goal is to reach 200. I will reach my goal by Friday and have 5-10 donuts to celebrate.
@elisembryant chats about family, her writing process, hobbies, and being and new author during these times. She al…
Under the weather.. breaking from social 👋🏾In discussion of Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb,” Ss pointed out the title and how America is often called a “shining…
Retweeted by my name is gary @ibizoboi @diversebooks @dr_yusefsalaam ❤️🙏🏾WNDB is pleased to announce the 2021 Walter Award winners and honorees, along with the sixth annual Symposium​ ​on​…
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.@TheAmandaGorman is a whole mood.
Retweeted by my name is gary @nenagerman Omg 😍😍😍😍😍That poem. That poem! "...a nation that isn't broken, but simply unfinished...we lift our gazes not to what stands…
Retweeted by my name is gary @mrbgilson @TpT_Official A shame.. it really is..SMDH @mrbgilson @TpT_Official This is so wrong.. Gosh, it literally happened today. @mrbgilson @TpT_Official TPT Is worse than people who make t-shirts. lol
Retweeted by my name is garyHot 🔥 🥵.. this is just remarkable.
Don’t sleep on poetry y’all.. the freedom it gives children is what they need right now..Reading and discussing Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb,” is a great opportunity for students to learn about…
Retweeted by my name is gary“Poetry is a weapon. It is an instrument of social change...” -Amanda Gorman
Retweeted by my name is garyLet’s go! ❤️ Amanda Gorman wins. And Maya Angelou smiles on her surely.
Retweeted by my name is garyNot AMURICAN but uma celebrate and enjoy this day 🙏🏾 you! I would be nowhere without the women whose footsteps I dance in. While reciting my poem, I wore a ring w…
Retweeted by my name is garyHow might one make a school equitable during the time of a pandemic..please share and list what is needed to help s… can have deep discussions if you practice wait time and give them a chance..My first ever children's book Change Sings is now available for pre-order! Illustrated by @lorenlong (of Barack Oba…
Retweeted by my name is garyI’m joining the trend of BIPOC folx leaving elite institutions to save themselves & ensure they aren’t complicit in…
Retweeted by my name is garyIt was so much fun to think about ways kids could collaborate and celebrate their literate lives and the work of…
Retweeted by my name is garyCurrently listening to audios while running and trying to read during break times in between online learning..I’m c… thing that has never changed in elementary is the excitement around losing teeth 😂
This morning has been a good morning and I am thankful for any little piece of joy right now.. @LRGiles I appreciat… has extended the #NCTE21 proposal submission period to January 19 at 5 p.m. ET. Learn more about the Conventio…
Retweeted by my name is garyPreorder AMARI & THE NIGHT BROTHERS today! In stores January 19, 2021!
Retweeted by my name is garyDear Raptors, Thank youA teacher I worked with has just died of Covid. I am NOT OKAY! My face shield arrived today, which I purchased. I…
Retweeted by my name is gary @danielkilback @NBA @Raptors Let’s go! Finally we are starting to roll 🤦🏽‍♂️ gosh!Today we looked at articles and videos from 1963 March on Washington-students decided who they wanted to focus on;… you have yet to read Kings.. ‘’Beyond Vietnam” speech, please do so..
@PresidentPat @mrbgilson Get it right get it tight 😂 you still doing them push ups!A lot of people saying happy birthday to Martin but scared of anti racist work 🤷🏾‍♂️ @PresidentPat Literally weighed myself this morning also lol
Retweeted by my name is garyToo often, lesson plans surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy fail to move beyond “I Have a Dream.” These…
Retweeted by my name is garyErryday is MLK Day.. just sayin..This man is 43 people.. say what ya want ahahah he is not a normal person ahahBrady doing Brady things..Already ate my lunch and it’s not even 10:30 yet 😂
QUEEN ❤️ This thread is gold.. sure I had to reset and clean my computer about 50 times since being on distance learning 🤦🏽‍♂️❤️ I have to agree!
@JoannaHoWrites is a gem! Listening to her talk about her masterful new book, legos, cheese and family was a joy! S…🙏🏽
Retweeted by my name is garyWhereby I wax poetic about my better half, @angiecthomas's new joint. Concrete Rose is OUT NOW (which I'm sure you…
Retweeted by my name is garyThank you to everyone over the years who simply spent time chatting with me! You might find some familiar faces/voi…’s go! Congrats @TheAmandaGorman 🌹🎉
@nenagerman 😤🤷🏾‍♂️ @PresidentPat ❤️2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults Book List Released
Retweeted by my name is garyThree projects based on books from antiracist scholar Dr. Ibram X. Kendi are coming to Netflix. They are:   Stamp…
Retweeted by my name is garyWhen eating wings.. do you sauce on the side or sauce already on🤷🏾‍♂️ @JoannaHoWrites OMG Sending ❤️ lots of it!GOALS! 👊🏾👊🏽👊🏿’ll take it but geesh we are the drama raptors.. can’t hold a lead at all 🤦🏽‍♂️🎉 #isthatbetterRaptors are going to find a way to lose this game.. 🤦🏽‍♂️ @nenagerman Seriously it’s so amazing! And the kids are so excited ahah spent the whole day sharing ahah listening and speaking skills ✅ @IamGMJohnson @GraceKendallLit @whimsicallyours @MacKidsBooks Congrats! ❤️Show and tell is underrated..
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, this collection of lessons, texts and articles can help you avoid sugarco…
Retweeted by my name is garyDay 2: Every day I will post a picture from the day in the life of an educator. Without explanation. 7 days, 7 pict… one time we got Nan in the middle dancing 😂 is my motivation.. that is all I need.. @angiecthomas Dude can flat out hoop 🏀nickeil alexander-walker is lighting it up, has 24 on 13 shots and is keeping the pelicans in this and it's quite awesome.
Retweeted by my name is garyWhat are the odds of cases spiking after a holiday break #askingforafriendLiterature is SO important. What we are feeding our students in the classroom will shape how they see the world, an…
Day 1: Every day I will post a picture from the day in the life of an educator. Without explanation. 7 days, 7 pict…👀’t lie to your students this week. Or the next week..or the following week. Its not going to do them or you any good..Anyone still tired though they just got off break 🤦🏽‍♂️