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Teacher, Writer, TroubleMaker – Passionate about: ELL, special education, techquity, equity, ed tech, Portland, chocolate... (TED Talk: https://t.co/7kwK4oE77O)

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@electrolemon Been looking forward to this all month! Some things in life never disappoint. Thanks for being one of them! :)
9/22
2019
@MrDevyDev I know it's just part of the system, but I'm not a fan. I feel like it changes the dynamic in our class… https://t.co/3wek57jarC
9/19
2019
@BergBronwyn My purple hair (just in the front) and purple chair both seem to make me more approachable! People con… https://t.co/fC316yVL0u @MSorsomething @alicia_rowley It's so awkward. I appreciate if someone pulls up a chair to sit at my eye level. (An… https://t.co/U9YrFWRupN
9/7
2019
It's never taken this long to make seating charts before... Tomorrow is day 1 of my largest class sizes ever! 😬#FirstDayOfSchool2019 @cristela9 Good idea, let's suggest it to him. Keep him and his people busy.... I also keep saying that we need to… https://t.co/HvtOJXY5lY
9/3
2019
@WildCrowWoman I was told once that I should "call the ADA." As if there were a number you could call, and the enfo… https://t.co/aormS8mcqT
9/2
2019
One of the best things I've seen on #edutwitter lately... https://t.co/5ovbWRsevD
8/30
2019
@EbThen @collenbe @robert_billard every day, are the people invested in how they'll be effected long-term. They don… https://t.co/c4fYj98PwT @EbThen @collenbe @robert_billard Zero experience with architecture or city planning... But in most fields, I find… https://t.co/QyhJCGJVxr
8/29
2019
@annascutt1 Exactly!!!
8/28
2019
@pgorski Absolutely. I'm definitely one who's OVER the time and money wasted on the bombardment of bad initiatives.… https://t.co/VlWFsRl31B @pgorski Right. And it's really hard to convince educators that it's worthwhile to spend time getting educated on t… https://t.co/6OGlQ2yioJ @pgorski Right on. Both as simple and as complex as that. @pgorski This all makes sense. I'm curious, what actions do students see as evidence that a teacher is addressing o… https://t.co/nTumjpTogr
8/24
2019
Why do boys do this?? They would always stick their foot in front of my tires. I was pretty good at avoiding runnin… https://t.co/U0SfzSTCxp @BrittLovesLamp I hated adults hovering, or extra attention on me. Keep an eye from a distance, & if you suspect th… https://t.co/GV0jIpeISn
8/22
2019
@cristela9 I feel like it's not too late for 1-4 to be written. If they can write Star Wars and Narnia nonchronolog… https://t.co/cF8SD7nfAh @youngLDSfems @ShelbyHintze I read something once about how it's important to "bear one another's burdens," but can… https://t.co/WcjB34w7uL
8/19
2019
Sometimes, I think about that time I met a #puppy running for #POTUS, and I wonder what our lives would be like if he had won...
8/17
2019
@THerwees When I ask someone how they are, & they say they "can't complain," I answer "You can if you want to! I'll… https://t.co/qeVksjZbnn
8/16
2019
@ericarhodes Own it! It's working for you. ;) @ericarhodes I love the quirky clothes! This week's outfit had me opening ModCloth in another tab, just because tha… https://t.co/HMZ7paDwZZWhy does @ericarhodes feel kinda like a modern #MrsMaisel? :) #BringTheFunny
8/15
2019
@4WheelWorkOut Wow.... This is what I've been waiting my whole life to see in a platform. And... it came from ablei… https://t.co/midYdoRgmW
8/14
2019
Wow. I've seen all of this, but hadn't thought through the way it all works. An important read.... https://t.co/dFqwnOVQfC @ShelbyHintze Isn't it fun telling ourselves stories about what we'd TOTALLY be doing if it weren't for the wheelch… https://t.co/dWblVaXB4K
8/13
2019
@blackgirlinmain I'm sorry to see all the terrible responses to your real & valid fear. 🙄 I feel increasingly like… https://t.co/E9ZH4vrtzS
8/12
2019
@DulceFlecha @msyoung114 @mochamomma @heisereads Yes!! Tone and body language become so much more important. When t… https://t.co/vjxx0Qb4OC @DulceFlecha @msyoung114 @mochamomma @heisereads We provide interpreters, but I think Ts could benefit from PD abou… https://t.co/nCqcfw2jJR
8/11
2019
@IntersectedCrip I want to be best friends with you, just based on this photo. It's so great!! 🤣🥰👏🏻 @poetpedagogue @mochamomma That's an official policy?? https://t.co/WIZXvBCTTOIf you’re reading this and you’re thinking that the ICE raid in Mississippi was justified because the 680 men and w… https://t.co/GAZwnRttAw
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8/10
2019
@jameelajamil Not 👏🏻 a 👏🏻 girl, 👏🏻 not 👏🏻 a 👏🏻 robot! 👏🏻 @ShuliElisheva Besides my native English, I'm fluent-ish in Spanish (high intermediate, probably more accurately),… https://t.co/D3gQ1BJzwh @teacher2teacher (When they're being obnoxious) "It's a good thing I like you..." 😉
8/9
2019
I LOVE displaying these #BlackHistory cards in my classroom... Anybody know of a similar product to represent the h… https://t.co/1NQul2sGKO @PrestonMitchum The issue then isn't just "that one white woman did a bad thing," but becomes "Why are we so inclin… https://t.co/7YA1ucBwaL @PrestonMitchum Commenters here don't understand the difference b/w when a black man kills a white woman (individua… https://t.co/j6V5y5nTRw @MaryMollySnyder That somehow seems even worse to me... If anyone should be trauma-informed, it's the people who li… https://t.co/LcYGMvqNu3 @ShelbyHintze Are green polos the new uniform of the resistance? Cuz I'm on board. @MaryMollySnyder Ok, even if we accept the idea of "accountability" for stolen paper (🙄🙄🙄), hasn't the school heard… https://t.co/Vsgr1B2ek1
8/8
2019
@WhitfordBradley, it must have felt great to get to say these lines... Please tell me you were picturing the White… https://t.co/Xb8Rr6yOuQ @AlexSVenet ...it's that simple, but some days it's hard not to! For me, "don't take it personal" means to set my o… https://t.co/bvEuOFeWbl @AlexSVenet We know good things usually only happen in a classroom when there's a foundation of positive (personal)… https://t.co/zd9LVl687g
8/7
2019
@peachsandgrades This isn't the time for performance review anyway. It's ok to be in survival mode for a bit. Don't… https://t.co/FIkOyb4Y3C @peachsandgrades Well I should certainly hope you still suck on day 4! It would make those of us who sucked the ent… https://t.co/xLAKyhvB1Y @peachsandgrades Don't worry about the big picture. Deciding whether to keep teaching is a later-question. Today, c… https://t.co/o3CnkzW94U
8/6
2019
@twitchyspoonie It is beautiful, & SO HARD! I rotate b/w being delighted at the experience of acquiring basic presc… https://t.co/wV5OA2HK71 @Kpteach5 @biblio_phile @Kpteach5, Do you mind sharing what texts/resources you use for your inquiry? @twitchyspoonie I'm so happy duolingo finally has Arabic!! Been waiting years for it... My summer has been a mix of… https://t.co/ftIve13pil
8/5
2019
@BreneBrown @biblio_phile @mochamomma @LianaLoewus "Here's a thing you maybe didn't think of." "True, we didn't giv… https://t.co/tL3ZB3ba38 @ShelbyHintze I remember that! There was one like two blocks away from my high school in Mukilteo a couple years ag… https://t.co/MQw8KCA6Ba @ShelbyHintze I wonder about the people we always see on the news, saying "I never thought it could happen here." I… https://t.co/okrR2RTYhy
8/4
2019
@Olas_Truth The whole paratrans system assumes I'm a sad charity case, lucky to get any crumbs of service they offe… https://t.co/JB88TZlQiCGreat food for thought in this graphic! There are lots of things in the Covert #WhiteSupremacy section that I regul… https://t.co/3LA6wM0M67 @DrArik @marwilliamson @Imani_Barbarin @rewire Yes, able-bodied people started imposing that on us in the 90s, and… https://t.co/7Js25TFGxF @ValeriaBrownEdu Can any of the Canadians here tell me--is this also true for medical equipment? In the US, with th… https://t.co/mZLcLrV4Yk
8/3
2019
@MrTomRad I just pressed follow to help make this happen! https://t.co/qbt6LI1dId
8/2
2019
Most inspiring blog post I've ever read about math, hands down! I'm not a math teacher, but I've always secretly wi… https://t.co/xqk0izexaZ @ninetynineand90 @BergBronwyn Definitely would have to be digital. ;) @BergBronwyn Yep. It's hard, and I feel like I'm constantly failing at it... But that's because the problem isn't u… https://t.co/VxXMrY38tI @GaryRGrayJr Good for giving directions... -Open document X. What do you open? -First, do the left column. What do… https://t.co/eEex4HHGjr @cristela9 It's true... And not to play Oppression Olympics, just to piggyback - Someday, someone will mention in a… https://t.co/mDtlG3h651 @HrishiHirway Sidenote: Every time I see a campaign sign now, I pay attention to the typography, and it's all your fault. @Pbutterswaffle @TulsiGabbard @marwilliamson Literally just said that out loud. :)When is Biden going to figure out that Obama's not the guy running for president?? He keeps forgetting that he's ca… https://t.co/66J2lRaQX2
8/1
2019
@twitchyspoonie @unicornthorn @SingsongRaptor Same people that spent last summer ablesplaining straw alternatives t… https://t.co/T3WvshgFQ5Maybe when asking complex questions, we should allow more than 10 seconds to answer. 🙄 #DemDebate
7/31
2019
@cosetthetable Allow me to explain: Paper straws were invented by people who will never need them, to be used by pe… https://t.co/znwC4z7TrQ
7/29
2019
@TheWeirdTeacher It does seem like a low bar. But as long as someone in the room is benefiting during the parts tha… https://t.co/Iap8w2xWtH @TheWeirdTeacher I want 💯, or at least close, to be useful to SOMEONE in the room. I might benefit from different p… https://t.co/1YYUKtmELn @Imani_Barbarin I hoped somebody would ask this version of the question. :) I had 2 profs in college w/ visible dis… https://t.co/YC8NyhfAp2I love how our public library feels so ethnically #diverse... But I'm wondering where the #stereotype about POC bei… https://t.co/XYC4BEIZPW
7/24
2019
@suzenxriley Crazy, right? They don't care about our $. Almost every time I've flown, the airline spent more $ repa… https://t.co/5VSqEmjmwg @4WheelWorkOut @VilissaThompson ...harmful, ableist messages on a pedestal. Instead of helping the Wesleys of the w… https://t.co/wPIH7lwH4K @4WheelWorkOut @VilissaThompson ...has successfully "overcome" their disability, arriving at this enlightened attit… https://t.co/OKNaJlRh9j @4WheelWorkOut @VilissaThompson ...to figure out what disability means. And it's one thing for me to appreciate a b… https://t.co/cn3OWBlTeq @4WheelWorkOut @VilissaThompson And those with acquired disabilities are usually closer to the starting line, natur… https://t.co/RFJ6b6ORn6 @4WheelWorkOut @VilissaThompson (I haven't watched this or any episode of QE. Just read about it.) That's the part… https://t.co/Zdn9NRRtvR
7/21
2019
Yes, this directly connects to finishing #VeronicaMars. I could deal w/ those last 10 minutes, if there had been mo… https://t.co/XI91y0xL5G#UnpopularOpinion: I miss the days of longer tv seasons, when there were more filler episodes. Instead or jumping f… https://t.co/NSroL8OlVA @SFdirewolf https://t.co/jUGUweQomn
7/20
2019
@thel0rdbyr0n @triciaebarvia Yes!! My (mostly Latinx) students get so tired of reading immigration stories over and… https://t.co/06TOIA5nw1 @JFKairport @jilly_peppa Ask yourself, "Is this how we'd respond if we recklessly broke both of a passenger's legs?… https://t.co/kPGKehGpZ0 @FritaNiqe Yep.... Jillian's a model, and awesome, so she has a bit of a platform. I hope this gets some attention.… https://t.co/r0VFE8UN8o @FritaNiqe About which part? My own avoidance of flying? Jillian's story that I shared? Guess it doesn't matter. It's all VERY true!!It's been 13 years since my last airplane trip, because this stuff happens ALL THE TIME... Able-bodied people would… https://t.co/OlfDX6hNuk
7/19
2019
@TooDopeTeachers https://t.co/TlWW8XoRJi @pgorski I don't feel like slow baby steps help the reluctant get on board anyway. Then it just becomes "we've had… https://t.co/wvNGfM4JO5
7/17
2019
@SShigeoka Well look at that! Knowing Sho likes my article makes my day. 😊 @SShigeoka It would require people who are used to power & comfort to set those things aside, resist the urge to be… https://t.co/qClDy2gu9R
7/16
2019
A5) I learned the phrase "metabolize the stress" this year. Instead of "input" through food, drink, entertainment,… https://t.co/8jcwJQZxRe @WakeHistory @ryanr_lester Wow... I want to implement that this year. We won't have time daily, but a semi-regular,… https://t.co/la6YHGmoM0 @jessicazeller @AaronSBlackwel1 Even just "not now" can help. Sometimes I just hide part of the task, tell students… https://t.co/qTdXpewuTL @ryanr_lester Love that idea!! @LaMisEducada Such a pet peeve! When we make our struggling students keep working on the same strategies that have… https://t.co/y05Ec1LHmHA4) I teach them to recognize and name anxiety. Let them know it happens to lots of us. I'm good at making them lau… https://t.co/Qa0LSsvwiA @Altair4_2381 @Mrs_Giordano @dolence_math https://t.co/cTSAVQx2PwA3) Where to begin? My students' anxiety/stress is rooted in poverty, immigration issues, racism, missing dads, dis… https://t.co/oVeGCkUhcb
7/15
2019

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