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Adam Powley @MrPowley South Carolina, USA

Husband, Father, Historian, HS Teacher, College Teacher, Game Inspired, Blogger.

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Joined Twitter 8/7/09


@thesega @alicekeeler Well. It,depends on what you mean by Science too. My sons school is full of makerspace, has a… https://t.co/be05R7oKVZ @thesega @alicekeeler I'm not el ed either but know many. From what I understand thats the goal but it is tricky wi… https://t.co/cRfVCkgi4O @alicekeeler Science is often alternated with Social Studies in order to have more time for reading and math. Then… https://t.co/LOn2Fm8XWV
1/27
2020
@KevinLevin Do you know about this plaque in SC statehouse? It recognizes a woman for doing this very thing! https://t.co/9pTllJ0sLG @SenorG 10 months isn't so bad. Not too mobile at that age. Most like putting everything in there mouth. Other than… https://t.co/u1HDLujr1NGot this bad boy til 5pm... What is the over/under on when I get my first injury! https://t.co/GuOvmx8pxkWhat I Learned from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Here is the first in a series of new blog posts about wha… https://t.co/wtTlx5b2Cj
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1/26
2020
@BobBarnhartEDU @mrmatera Awesome. I thought that might be what you did. Now the trick is finding overhead transpar… https://t.co/9UsJSbdT0cThis is awesome. We were talking about how to do this in #xplap this week. What did you print these on? How did you… https://t.co/ngyVbpJXXA
1/25
2020
Yesterday Jaxon came to my room and shook my hand with a big smile on his face. His door has opened up to the Citid… https://t.co/Q1FzIHFGGHO1n October Jaxon asked me to write a recommendation letter for his application to the Citidal. /2The quote of the week in this #wellplayed episode came from my student. "Every door leads somewhere... Its up to yo… https://t.co/LqVOJR7Wl5Hey @mrmatera I think we had an off air conversation about Wikipedia once. If I remember right this seems in line w… https://t.co/PWzN36bPVZ @misterwashburn One quick secondary thought.code righting try out https://t.co/75cBubc5X3. It is a writing game tha… https://t.co/6QxmWzWVH5 @misterwashburn I certainly don't have all of the answers on this but one thing Ive learned is that I need to decou… https://t.co/oACjyctd4R @WillChappell4 Did you see @SHEG_Stanford has a new media literacy called Civic Online Reasoning? https://t.co/85gqdAPbFY
1/24
2020
@social_thompson @thesega @MrHebertPE I've been getting a lot on SBG from @MonteSyrie @MrKoz31 and @rickwormeli2. T… https://t.co/z5Q0npw4Qe @SuperEvansMath My required tests are all MC so Ss have to explain the correct answer and interact with each distra… https://t.co/2x9nNUi0GvNEW ONLINE: We have just made available newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass , the African American abolitionist… https://t.co/8vZCmZETLg
Retweeted by Adam Powley @thesega @social_thompson @MrHebertPE Thanks for the mention. I used Power Law Function based SBG 1st semester and… https://t.co/yQWu6QaR4qThis is amazing! #xplap https://t.co/qpLxqIJPe2#xplap check this! https://t.co/xuU4FacbWqHey @SuperEvansMath I threw you a shout out in my latest blog post. Thanks for helping me stay motivated with this.… https://t.co/yvXOpP0JmKThanks #XPLAP... Now I have a project I'm going to waste my planning time on tomorrow! I'll see if I can figure out… https://t.co/DeLFipmbezA4 I like to play different review/reflection games. Physical challenges are a popular one. I wonder if I could mak… https://t.co/OEdxP6qWXa @missmac100 Or maybe the cards together would for an image that was connected to an AR Image? not sure how that totally works. #XPLAPA3 I tried some "alchemy" projects. Students could propose which items to combine and what effect it would have. Th… https://t.co/epjgBjH5EV @missmac100 Thats what I was thinking... #XPLAP @missmac100 Not really sure... maybe double lamination? #XPLAP @MrHentzen How might this work? card with a square cut out... Laminated... written on with sharpie... Laminated again? hmmm... #XPLAPA2b I'm also thinking that transparent item cards with pieces of maps to a 'secret' location or with clues that rev… https://t.co/cmN6IsGDcJA2 I wonder if sets would be a way to encourage collaboration. Students from different guilds or "types" would have… https://t.co/NC6rg5OWpzA1 I made this game a few years ago. Some kids really got into it. Modeled on Yugioh and a review game called X-Out… https://t.co/Juf9hpihWa @mrsjamiehalsey I'm 6 years from this and I am terrified already!!! #XPLAP @mrmatera I have a hard time with this. Took awhile to learn to stop trying to fix things... Hope it went well... #XPLAPHi #XPLAP. Adam in South Carolina. I teach US History. My wife is gluten intolerant and this week I made my wife y… https://t.co/4XWbx3sHcfHi #XPLAP... My latest while we wait! https://t.co/GCIn03BtLq
1/22
2020
Powering Up XP grading with SBG principles. This is how I'm handling mandatory exams. #xplap #games4ed #gamemyclass https://t.co/mNdRv9KUB7Powered UP XP Grading Pt 2: Case Study https://t.co/mNdRv9KUB7 https://t.co/7veuScF5UuTonight #XPLAP is talking about set collection in games and how we can use this mechanic to create better game elem… https://t.co/WMIlF34HEN
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1/21
2020
“Firefall” at Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park, California, looks like a scene from a fantasy movie. But, i… https://t.co/Kp6dsOUVKR
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1/20
2020
I didn't catch the start of the Chiefs game but I have 2 prop bets. 1) there was a military fly-over. & 2) not… https://t.co/G5HwZaWSjsHomemade Gluten Free Chocolate Iced Yeast Donuts... Made in air fryer... Dunkin Donuts eat ypur heart out... https://t.co/wjGT7ggOxT
1/19
2020
@sjunkins I mean... I don't want to say I'm a hero but... https://t.co/s7nfr0c3WKSuccessfully installed a Toilet Paper Holder and am feeling very masculine this morning... Used a power tool and e… https://t.co/94WFKyUe2KEven Though He Is Revered Today, MLK Was Widely Disliked by the American Public When He Was Killed https://t.co/c7l2VRRnHn
Retweeted by Adam PowleyBeen looking over Semester 2 Calendar... 14 class meetings for Standard 4 covering American Imperialism... And WWI.… https://t.co/3Mt86tbYBGSteyer ad here in SC unironically says corporations have bought our government... @WillChappell4 I applied for this! We'll need to select a winner in February... https://t.co/gE4O9rpVJZ
1/18
2020
@SuperEvansMath Ive been thinking about that as a solution. I think thats a great solution. Also, been thinking abo… https://t.co/Ac5He4gQuK @SuperEvansMath I tried switching from XP to SBG in the Fall. There were issues and Im trying to blend the two. I'm… https://t.co/Jc2QkjiuATTrying to come up with a better XP Grading System that incorporates SBG concepts... #XPLAP #Games4Ed https://t.co/ZDjURCBmNRPowered Up XP Grading Pt 1: Introductions https://t.co/7PHUfpjuyy https://t.co/GeSMuSFhJm
1/17
2020
@MeehanEDU @DanielPink Good thing his keynote was at noon and not at 5:30 when the conference ends... @NerdyMrs_A I just think of them as lost soles.... https://t.co/d7XNa56ck0 @mrmatera Thanks for everything @mrmatera. I see what I can do! https://t.co/ieaCOWNvYE @abmoreno1981 It's the blue spikey shell of the classroom!!! #XPLAPA4 I had tied some of these multipliers to my optional leveling system. #xplap https://t.co/a2jZt0KzheA4 I had a thief card at one point. Pick another student and earn half of the XP the earn that day. #XPLAP @Renard_Teach @MrHentzen @TBerndhauser https://t.co/jKuA1YC0M7 #XPLAPA3 I like doing class based challenges. I have 5 of the same class so its somewhat equitable but have different # o… https://t.co/ynbSVg1BSi @MrHentzen @TBerndhauser That has been my usual stance as well. I learned it from "Multiplayer Classroom"... Classic in the Genre... #XPLAP @TBerndhauser yep... I tell my Ss that even if they get a 50 on the test they knew 50% more than when the started..… https://t.co/3j0Z5XnNkiA2 In my XP Grading system there was only 1 way to lose XP - that was through plagiarism or cheating. Otherwise if… https://t.co/ysqWHOtDBZ @MrsCford_tweets We'll see... I should get points for wearing a bowtie today too ;) #XPLAPA1. My grades are not tied to grades. XP is there to account for those behavioural needs. #XPLAP @mrmatera Same. I'm also going to add in some of our in class review/reflection games (aka Boss Fights). #XPLAPA1 I'm working on this right now... Although I think I'm calling my XP "viewers". My 'bad guy' is going to be model… https://t.co/wajJLeQQUvHI #XPLAP. I'm Adam. US HIS teacher in SC. I started a new semester! Really excited about a new student journaling project this semester.Baby Sock Maker: How can we increase profits?! Babies don't walk! The socks never get worn out!!! Genius Marketer:… https://t.co/4oMZY8zMWk @CharlyAdkinson @mrdearybury In my county we also have the online Dr visits and I think one option was counciling. @CharlyAdkinson @mrdearybury SC Blue Cross Blue Shield does offer coverage on counseling. Just need to check if you… https://t.co/rbj7OBVgcETonight is going to be a great #XPLAP Come join in the fun as we chat about XP! #games4ed #tlap #edchat #sschathttps://t.co/6tW8SZBwVq
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1/15
2020
@thesega I'm not a college FB expert but went to local game and the officials ejected 2 players on seperate plays f… https://t.co/yZxz0fNqnwHow is #3 not ejected on that hit on a defensless receiver? @MrHebertPE did you ever see this? https://t.co/Xmo43jEqAL @MissHunsberger I do a simple 'what trends do you notice activity' with the time lapse map. Then we also try to cor… https://t.co/o6K3sNE6mD @MarianaGSerrato I have this vision of an edublogger commune. A few of us posting, some light curating/editing. Som… https://t.co/TIP9IQ5u5b @MissHunsberger Have you seen https://t.co/081LLt64g8? Huge database, interactive time lapse map, and more.
1/14
2020
@MrKoz31 @HerbertHistory Interesting read on the film https://t.co/QByRZLCEct#dnd tip: DMs, hang a job board in your game room (tabletop or virtual) with all sorts of quick adventure hooks. It… https://t.co/U13O4OnC0E
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1/13
2020
Magnetic putty engulfing a piece of metal. A new ooze for your #dnd games! https://t.co/4q8NVwSku5
Retweeted by Adam Powley.@mrmatera I finally broke open the 5 minute dungeon game I got for Christmas. Lots of fun! Much more strategic tha… https://t.co/H8xn1j3mmf
1/12
2020
This makes a lot of sense. https://t.co/Sli3HDFm8n @MrKoz31 @CHSiddons @petercrable @RWDodd As a History teacher, part of the teaching,is bias recognition. If they ca… https://t.co/hBpMIcCZIv
1/11
2020
A2c Recently I began joking with my Ss that I know TikTok has about 6 months because all my Twitter EDU feed is ful… https://t.co/rFOiIhm7vPA2b Also, the platforms they liked were not ones I was fluent in which was a moderate barrier. /2 #ChatOnEducationA2 I used to give a "viral XP" bonus if Ss posted their work and it got likes, RTs, etc... Started worrying about e… https://t.co/B8ZjGVRtNi @HofmannEDU @mrmatera Ive done both ways. Ive done dice rolls after successful missions w/ the # matching a card. I… https://t.co/f6PaOteoz3 @Renard_Teach @walkerjd40 @teachbetter @RaeHughart @mrmatera @MrCarlsonsClass @mrsjamiehalsey @SuperEvansMathhttps://t.co/6g3vrxowvV
1/10
2020
"Relatedness" motivation. Kinda like collaboration. They are all competing to write down what they remember about t… https://t.co/fIb1VrO7y8An #SBG reflection #xplap #games4ed #oneducation #edchat https://t.co/4cNYO0NMsL
1/9
2020
@MrKoz31 I used https://t.co/6uZnRO44cn a while back. Not sure how it holds up.My SBG Journey: Fall 2019 1st Semester Reflections https://t.co/4cNYO0NMsLVenn Diagrams in History! @MsTWoodard1 @MRautsaw @dgasque71 https://t.co/wWixlmypk0I missed #bowtieTuesday but broke out my new purple look today @MrsCford_tweets https://t.co/Iym8qyt7RpWorking on a Supply and Demand curves while playing a @GooseChaseEDU game... @WillChappell4 you'd be proud 😁 https://t.co/RQyNDONnEx @hsengteach The villain only gives the first part of the challenge (because they get lazy) and the Ss need to figur… https://t.co/67PVCYomU3
1/8
2020

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