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ELL, history, and civics teacher. Journalist writing about education policy/practice. Author of Driving Backwards & co-author of Powerful Partnerships

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I needed this after yet another exhausting day of teaching. Teacher friends - worth a scroll through. https://t.co/m4LpwCXoctShe Helped South Korea in Its Time of Need. In the Pandemic, It Repaid Her. https://t.co/xAItQCpOYd
11/24
2020
"I wish I had known that exhaustion is not a badge of honor, and I need energy for my students. ... I wish I had kn… https://t.co/bOWVQM4RXG
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11/23
2020
Tomorrow we reflect on what it means to be an American and the danger of telling someone's story for them. Thank yo… https://t.co/Qto2RpuY41
Retweeted by Jessica LanderWe are thrilled to be working with our 2nd cohort of AMAZING teachers from across the U.S. Can't wait to learn from their students!
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11/19
2020
‘From Obama’s Audacity of Hope to Trump’s hate filled tenure. by TCLARK https://t.co/nXCEpqTTyK
11/11
2020
Paths toward true unity, justice and reconciliation require more than interpersonal kindness. In this critical mome… https://t.co/xLoYPoZ6Z8
Retweeted by Jessica LanderLet's get to work, @KamalaHarris. https://t.co/uYe2EsmaFa
Retweeted by Jessica LanderI want to speak directly to the Black women in our country. Thank you. You are too often overlooked, and yet are as… https://t.co/qfYWnaBYX5
Retweeted by Jessica LanderCivic education must include ethical reflection. We wonder who your students think should be held accountable? What… https://t.co/vkQlOLcCLe
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11/10
2020
Today is a good day. It’s easier to be a parent this morning. Character MATTERS. Being a good person MATTERS. This… https://t.co/xyItGqc21c
Retweeted by Jessica LanderOur work continues, the fight goes on, and big dreams never die. https://t.co/YeRkxCfJKX
Retweeted by Jessica LanderAmerica, I’m honored that you have chosen me to lead our great country. The work ahead of us will be hard, but I p… https://t.co/iUORklENs0
Retweeted by Jessica LanderWhile I may be the first, I won’t be the last. https://t.co/R5CousWtdx
Retweeted by Jessica Lander @DouglasEmhoff A Catholic, a doctor, a Black attorney and a Jewish lawyer walk into The White House.... That's not… https://t.co/tM00R10Fjq
Retweeted by Jessica LanderThis right here! https://t.co/dp6xBQKLp4
Retweeted by Jessica LanderWe did it, @JoeBiden. https://t.co/oCgeylsjB4
Retweeted by Jessica LanderWhile I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last—because every little girl watching tonight se… https://t.co/dRpeHZEeDY
Retweeted by Jessica LanderFor America’s educators, this is a great day: You’re going to have one of your own in the White House, and Jill is… https://t.co/GynOd5FJe6
Retweeted by Jessica LanderWith full hearts and steady hands, with faith in America and in each other, with a love of country — and a thirst f… https://t.co/zFDJEZRXJX
Retweeted by Jessica LanderFor four years, you marched and organized for equality and justice, for our lives, and for our planet. And then, yo… https://t.co/VWYlupnc3A
Retweeted by Jessica LanderNow that the campaign is over—what is the people’s will? What is our mandate? I believe it is this: Americans have… https://t.co/iaCfmriHTn
Retweeted by Jessica LanderCongressman John Lewis wrote before his passing: “Democracy is not a state. It is an act.” What he meant was that… https://t.co/B9A33DCloy
Retweeted by Jessica Lander"Don’t tell me it’s not possible in the United States. It’s long overdue," President-elect Joe Biden said of Kamala… https://t.co/Z2W6bRNrqs
Retweeted by Jessica LanderThis is what Democracy looks like!!! Young people came out today and showed them how is done!… https://t.co/zSQjwWgvBv
Retweeted by Jessica LanderCongratulations to my friends, @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris — our next President and Vice President of the United St… https://t.co/ln4G2r6804
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11/8
2020
We’ve seen the power of the vote today. There may be hope on the horizon for our democracy. There is much work left… https://t.co/XXmWK9mZGF
Retweeted by Jessica LanderThe people have spoken! Now, we begin to heal our country. Congratulations to @JoeBiden, @KamalaHarris and the Amer… https://t.co/TSskTtN7cf
Retweeted by Jessica LanderIt’s official! Congratulations President Elect @JoeBiden & Vice President Elect @KamalaHarris. You have made histo… https://t.co/Zvw0aJglhK
Retweeted by Jessica LanderCongratulations Joe Biden and Kamala Harris! This is a historic victory for al Americans—for workers, immigrants, w… https://t.co/cbTtwDXCur
Retweeted by Jessica LanderI feel like our ancestors are rejoicing. For the first time, a Black and South Asian woman has been elected Vice P… https://t.co/2pNytbzi8M
Retweeted by Jessica LanderPresident-Elect @JoeBiden and Vice President-Elect @KamalaHarris! That feels so good to say. Americans chose Joe… https://t.co/HPgLlnuagl
Retweeted by Jessica LanderYES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES!!!!! https://t.co/smVlq6BEWu @InspireTeach @MindShiftKQED Thank you so much for the shout out, sharing my article, and most importantly for rais… https://t.co/KQ8OxGCQrx @EdReimagined Thank you so much for the shout out and sharing my article and more importantly for raising awareness… https://t.co/7EXsAT0L95
11/7
2020
@MsMThib @ewarren Looks like to: 10 ILCS 5/19-8 Voters are notified by mail of rejected ballot within two days of r… https://t.co/YLa9EoJmT3 @MsMThib @ewarren Can you call the voter protection hotline tonight? Call 1-833-DEM-VOTE (1-833-336-8683) @MsMThib @ewarren What state do you live in? Maybe we can try to challenge that
11/4
2020
Donald Trump and Republicans have used every tool in their toolbox to make voting as difficult and scary as possibl… https://t.co/amY17HX4BX
Retweeted by Jessica LanderRemember: A record number of Americans are voting by mail this year, and counting those votes will take time. We… https://t.co/r3WFCh6Aty
Retweeted by Jessica LanderYES @SydneyChaffee!!! YES! (Read Sydney's whole thread) https://t.co/KqVPSlkPacPolls close at 8pm. As long as you are in line by 8pm, you have the right to vote. Stay in line.
Retweeted by Jessica Lander#Election2020 is underway! Cast your ballot and share your #IVoted selfie with Generation Citizen as we work to go… https://t.co/G7P4HCFajs
Retweeted by Jessica LanderJust because many students are too young to #vote, it does not that they cannot take action. We are sharing these… https://t.co/7Z8GK0yHaT
Retweeted by Jessica LanderGeneration Citizen strongly condemns this blatant political effort to whitewash our country’s history. Recognizing… https://t.co/S1ya0bG97I
Retweeted by Jessica LanderEvery last vote must be counted. https://t.co/I6CL3kXBCc
Retweeted by Jessica LanderReminder for tomorrow—voter intimidation and election interference are illegal. You can report issues to our office at 617-963-2917.
Retweeted by Jessica LanderToday's ruling is a huge win for our immigrant families here in Massachusetts and across the country. We'll continu… https://t.co/gAeSz7PTz6
Retweeted by Jessica LanderNEW EARLY YOUTH VOTE DATA: Our final look at early and absentee voting by youth reveals that close to 10 million yo… https://t.co/urIUvbGRDL
Retweeted by Jessica LanderWe've seen pepper spraying of GOTV organizers. Closing down of bridges. Running a bus off the road. EDITORIAL via… https://t.co/9qJsiN2Kok
Retweeted by Jessica LanderHappy Election Day Massachusetts! Today is a beautiful day to vote for @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris. Polls are open… https://t.co/8pXwYqvyq2
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11/3
2020
Vote if you're but remember that civic engagement doesn't not begin or end at the ballot box. We owe it to our stud… https://t.co/myT1Ivp1XK
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11/2
2020
Educating for Democracy https://t.co/P64ePWncAE Was great to take part in a powerful @hgse conversation about… https://t.co/ZceJymOaXG
10/31
2020
@MrWidmaier Sounds good. Yeah looking it over I don't think it would take too too much time - I've been teaching fo… https://t.co/2fxJdaR3gdIt might be snowing outside but that isn't stopping me from running to the polls to vote early & take part in the… https://t.co/BelcaYPyEk @MrWidmaier re your comment on podcast opportunity. Can't speak for them, but as a teacher I think its a generous s… https://t.co/oXrl12jmcC @XQAmerica Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological a… https://t.co/Y4EZXvKLuj @AcademicConnor Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologi… https://t.co/LdMvX3qYnE @DaveEdelman Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological… https://t.co/3Jcw6vqkDW @DonnaMNeary Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological… https://t.co/sacgPjrFR3 @MrsRodgersDHS Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologic… https://t.co/aYYEwiSuEm @history_teach27 Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technolog… https://t.co/xwSW0P9ZHO @icivics Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological adv… https://t.co/6nYOZZji0I @MomOfAllCapes @braveplanetpod @madisonteacher @DrJHarmon @socialstudiestx @shelinawarren @TiRoShaw @inc_yvhttps://t.co/JlwqetV546 @mb_neagle @braveplanetpod @broadinstitute @dunneteach @Rob__Powers @chetjackson22 @ksautner Thank you so much for… https://t.co/T7BfwivFOd @ChrisMarino23 Thank you so much for helping spread the word! @SMGebru @braveplanetpod Amazing!!! Thank you so much! @TahilianiPriya Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologi… https://t.co/G8DRK8xev1 @MomOfAllCapes Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologic… https://t.co/F9dIQRS54k @maggieoconnor83 Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technolog… https://t.co/nBubmaYd2u @TeachPlusRI Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological… https://t.co/o2f9i52lHA @MACivicsForAll Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologi… https://t.co/trx6chRCQJ @mb_neagle Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological a… https://t.co/AqbU9bnw7e @SMGebru Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological adv… https://t.co/keoTUxYtYS @Sci_Rem Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technological adv… https://t.co/sAYAmvVwTL @SydneyChaffee Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologic… https://t.co/0PuQy9UzMu @natacha_scott Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologic… https://t.co/Kj92CEw9yu @ChrisMarino23 Can you help share? #BraveNewPlanet explores hard questions that arise from scientific & technologic… https://t.co/m9SDBhfnQB @PFToner Can you help share with teachers? Do you have great ideas for using podcasts in the classroom?… https://t.co/yyJgljA5DA
10/30
2020
My amazing former student just became a citizen and voted for the 1st time!! She voted! Have you? If you haven't… https://t.co/xXWCzeVsMlDid You Know? #EarlyVoting in MA takes place from Oct. 17-30th! I'll be running to the polls to vote early & taking… https://t.co/WqUI7nEZxp
10/28
2020
On your mark, get set, VOTE! I'm taking part in the #RacetothePolls5KChallenge to raise funds for @gencitizen as t… https://t.co/9DUTuiKq6b
10/27
2020
@SydneyChaffee @emilyfranESL @ndtoy2018 @CarraFraker @tk_nagayoshi @teachplusMATeacher friends across the country: what proportion of your students are able to pick up school provided lunch? I’m… https://t.co/0durBCZcx4 @SMorain Thank you so much for the shout out! I'm so glad you enjoyed #DrivingBackwards!
10/25
2020
Introducing @50x2026 - An initiative to improve civics education across the United States by 2026 - the 250th anniv… https://t.co/eXeQFm2B5F
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10/22
2020
This country belongs to all of us. Everyone has a right to vote, and have that vote counted.
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10/17
2020
Massachusetts’ eviction moratorium expires tomorrow and thousands of renters are at risk. @MassGovernor, do the r… https://t.co/00HjSmkPdo
Retweeted by Jessica LanderMark your calendars: SCOTUS will hear a case on Nov. 30th that could exclude undocumented immigrants from the appor… https://t.co/49JrUJJ9jV
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10/16
2020
So honored to be able to learn from @MomOfAllCapes and Noorya Hayat of @CivicYouth today!! Great to be in conversat… https://t.co/Bhk7lTdfLc @hgse @MomOfAllCapes @CivicYouth Thank you for inviting us all on to share ideas and learn from each other as we to… https://t.co/cY1ghuxi9tLIVE: #EducationNow: Educating for Democracy featuring @MomOfAllCapes, Noorya Hayat of @CivicYouth, and… https://t.co/9gyjcgDykc
Retweeted by Jessica Lander @AguirreLearns @MomOfAllCapes @CivicYouth @MCCHarvardEd Thanks for watching!After historical exclusion & oppression, too many young people have turned away from politics as an avenue for chan… https://t.co/iyFFIeYfU8
Retweeted by Jessica LanderThis summer’s landmark Supreme Court case was worth celebrating, and important for LGBTQ educators and students ali… https://t.co/2l8VyqmJ8L
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10/14
2020
@gencitizen @MACivicsForAll @teachplusMA @MASchoolsK12Excited to be joining @hgse, @MomOfAllCapes, and Noorya Hayat of @CivicYouth to talk about rethinking… https://t.co/OaHVpKVgzjThis coming Wednesday, join us for our next #EducationNow webinar, "Educating for Democracy," with @MomOfAllCapes,… https://t.co/P4VCQAPqEj
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10/13
2020
Just when we need it most, science is in danger https://t.co/rtb2KtNuKl via @BostonGlobe
10/12
2020
Calling all MA youth and adults who support youth civic engagement! Join @gencitizen, @ECCFGivers and… https://t.co/kRdyiYpFIv
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10/5
2020

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