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Adam Powley @MrPowley South Carolina, USA

Husband, Father, Historian, High School Teacher, College Teacher, Game Inspired, Blogger.

1,680 Following   2,748 Followers   16,177 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/7/09


Make the next debate a Google Meet then hit the damn Mute Button...Me: what about John Madden and video games? S: oh! Me: 1st Superbowl? S: hmm! Me: maybe the rise of analytics? S: o… https://t.co/DfAvI3tYbsI love @NationalHistory projects and leave it very open to Ss interests. Today 1 was hvinghard time finding a topic… https://t.co/98xUiu0LFG
9/30
2020
All who teach modern US history *need* to listen to @Sberrey, @ProfJeffries, & @CharlesLHughes2's ideas for teachin… https://t.co/xHaozCIq9k
Retweeted by Adam PowleyFor those of you who wonder why I insist on calling the first Black woman to publish a book in North America Philli… https://t.co/6ym0Vk56Mn
Retweeted by Adam PowleySomething I want more people to be able to recognize is sealioning. Sealioning is a specific type of online harassm… https://t.co/YxtAFKJuHG
Retweeted by Adam Powley#bowtietuesday? More like #notietuesday... Trying to launch my new #teachlikealumberjack book idea... https://t.co/ZQuuw6RGDUHaha https://t.co/keOjBNNJXW
9/29
2020
Freddie Stowers - Medal of Honor recipient from the segregated WWI 371st infantry will be the subject of an ECHS NH… https://t.co/1UV4wTylki
9/28
2020
I have begun to complain that my kids eat all the lunch box snacks on the weekend... I have become my mother... https://t.co/8avPW6ARsgWe completed an assignment on the Historiography of the Amer Rev. The Ss are all finding that those asking the ques… https://t.co/3F1ndkZ5cxEach person must use the abilities they possess to save democracy. Frederick Douglass ended My Bondage and My Free… https://t.co/GR0MFhS9zl
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9/27
2020
My "recording studio" https://t.co/HJB8AVxqZ9
9/24
2020
@DennisDill I was thinking about this with this indicator in our new US standards. Impiles a positive Role of Fed… https://t.co/YlMOBHLul2There is a lot to fill in with this St 2 USHis indicator... https://t.co/61zBWJLZU7
9/23
2020
Maybe You Should Drive by @barenakedladies is amazing. Smokey and emotional. Just find a copy and trust me. @AdamHDomby Left a message yesterday...Meet Gus. Gus thinks hes6 not allowed on the couch so he only gets on when no one's home. But Gus is over 12 year… https://t.co/iBzAMNxLoiMy 2 yr son back from washing his hands and looking in the mirror: "(excitedly) Daddy I have brown eyes like you!"… https://t.co/IXgFurM1Le
9/22
2020
@saragoldrickrab Cornell Notes are useful for reflection and revision. My HS school mandates them. Initial notes ar… https://t.co/jtcvkcPnhQI should mention one last thing for #HATM as it actually touches on my own research. Lost Causers tried to forget t… https://t.co/dpT9IW2qR8
Retweeted by Adam PowleyNow I understand why Batman went with the cowel and not a full face mask https://t.co/nCUtKIM5NZ
9/21
2020
It is now Sunday at 3:30pm. @LindseyGrahamSC still has a full voicemail. Was able to leave a message for… https://t.co/TcvJOiZeI5Uummm... you're not 6 feet apart.... https://t.co/Xd5qcvjcjd @mrsjamiehalsey @mrmatera Did that after my second attempt. https://t.co/vl7Shw24mA @mrsjamiehalsey @mrmatera Tried that this morning. Lindsey Grahams office sent me to voicemail... which was full. T… https://t.co/XUlR8nF4f5
9/20
2020
At Brookgreen Gardens. Unfortunately this archeological/historical work is not on the main path. https://t.co/QxH8CPAP0DHey all... the bots are out in force today... dont be shy to hit that block button... https://t.co/7t7RqUMJhCDear @LindseyGrahamSC Just called you Washington Office phone. Your mailbox is full. I'm your SC constituent.… https://t.co/L2jEoZZ9mo
9/19
2020
@mrdearybury Ron Swanson... original chair of the committee... https://t.co/zpAEcI7Z7V @NCSSNetwork rejects any effort by the federal government to silence #socialstudies curriculum that explicitly addr… https://t.co/UllRDSDxDC
Retweeted by Adam PowleyHave to confess. DT's claims for "patriotic" history yesterday finally drew me into twitter. Will I regret this?… https://t.co/wQ7rEp4r0S
Retweeted by Adam PowleyConditional Formatting FTW! Can’t be with my students today, but now they have instant feedback when understanding… https://t.co/osI8Wn1lhh
Retweeted by Adam PowleyAll this and use the https://t.co/48AWIJe9QS resources. https://t.co/ZRBCZU2Fw9Well said https://t.co/GV8cq1oazQJust so we're clear this is why we're talking about 'patriotic history' today. Anything to distract from the traged… https://t.co/zB2u3oBzxj
9/18
2020
There is plaque in the SC statehouse honoring a women for teaching the 'true history of Confederacy' (which means L… https://t.co/Rb7FMWDwbaWhat he says... https://t.co/nmJfekhdMHWhat she says... https://t.co/LpyACmGF54 @SuperEvansMath I heard David Blight describe History as (to paraphrase) an evidence based debate open to all and i… https://t.co/b6YbZ9LmWW @SuperEvansMath Use that block button! Life is too short... @SuperEvansMath That sounds ominous!!Being critical of past mistakes (or even just acknowledging them) doesn't mean we dont also teach the successes and… https://t.co/xivPIDDUEUI love the US enough to be critical of its past mistakes so we can work together to correct them, make amends, and… https://t.co/FGZHL7ATTlLust requires objectification which opposes love. It is not a real relationship. The object of the lust is there on… https://t.co/tT8PPgX1geIn a loving relationship flaws can be discussed & improvements can be made. It is a process of growth and nurturing together.Look. I'm an American History teacher. I Love my country. I dont Lust for it. Big difference. /1 https://t.co/CfQGwUorXELive footage of the 1776 Commission... https://t.co/mg8oEnbRvvI was not ready for the groundhog day nature of my hybrid class. I teach 3 90 min blocks that meet every other day.… https://t.co/updj2CcVkc
9/17
2020
Big moment today. Lesson: Did Moctezuma have a zoo. Start with a Tumblr post making the claim. S smirks saying wh… https://t.co/mUCOuo8eDpThis is 1 bright spot... https://t.co/zA7URByGzu#inmemoryofwendell #inmemoryofDemi #inmemoryofbigpete @SCforEd https://t.co/vTOLqs9BgZThat was awesome. You have my permission to share my slides out @mrmatera. Nice innovation #XPLAP @jlp6c Questions will show on the #XPLAP chat and then there will be a link in that tweet to the slide you have to… https://t.co/Ku7S1seRlV
Retweeted by Adam PowleyStarting in 10 minutes... A #WorkShopWhirlwind on #XPLAP Please join in the fun with us all on #XPLAP. I promis… https://t.co/eMe6KGJJ4D
Retweeted by Adam PowleyNEWS: Just released, our new Newspaper Navigator tool lets you search 1.5 million newspaper images between 1789-196… https://t.co/YtA9ccW31v
Retweeted by Adam Powley @mrmatera @rickwormeli2 Class Act for an education post... I see what you did there... haha See you in an hour (h… https://t.co/Ch9sOf0TzE @brian_behrman Sitting in the cheap seats is such a surreal setting... I am an introvert but being lost in a crowd… https://t.co/6vSRogExLm @AbbieNormal1999 My favorite author Suzanna Clarke's new book Parenisi (sp) just arrived and I'm cracking it open w… https://t.co/38jzlZ3Vm5This is cheating but a book called Pereladra which is actually a scifi religious allegory but the simplicity and be… https://t.co/cTgMEEcbL8And this one always makes me pause #TeachSC https://t.co/JzuqsIwj6yWhen planning during the Pandemic... #TeachSC https://t.co/5KakFO7vxzA4 I have been thinking alot about some seats in the nosebleeds at old rundown Shea Stadium in NYC lately. I took m… https://t.co/rG6iACwxlJA3 more locally I have been influenced alot by my #trailblazer family. @mckoyhcs @WillChappell4 @MRitchieHCS have a… https://t.co/7LSUszZQKaA3 @rickwormeli2 has a lot to offer with SBG. @mrmatera has facilitated a great group of gamified edus with a good… https://t.co/UB59MPXiQY
9/16
2020
Hello @washingtonpost I’d like to report a murder by @petridishes. https://t.co/qevjfbIaCr
Retweeted by Adam PowleyAs we close another week, please send your love to the family of Demi Bannister, a teacher at Windsor who passed aw… https://t.co/n0U1d5i8Ck
Retweeted by Adam PowleyWe are heartbroken to learn that in addition to Demi Bannister, we lost two other members of our SC educational com… https://t.co/tlHmBNgzhE
Retweeted by Adam PowleyCharles “Big Pete” Peterson was an Assistant Football Coach at Spring Valley High School in Richland District Two.… https://t.co/eNy5bP3uBH
Retweeted by Adam PowleyEducators in SC are wearing black this Wed instead of red in honor of Demi Bannister, the 28 year old teacher who d… https://t.co/jFN2kgMBNE
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9/15
2020
If we are going to eradicate #racism, we have to begin with education that teaches about ALL American history and h… https://t.co/nx3h6oOSMI
Retweeted by Adam PowleyJust start with "the year was 1799..." and they are out by the War of 1812...I am really good at getting our kids to bed... my wife doesn't understand how I can get the 2 year old to sleep s… https://t.co/xByJYvekxf
9/14
2020
Thanks @MrHebertPE... the post is from awhile ago but is even more important now! https://t.co/Vfu3JJgTSPThis... all of this... https://t.co/N1YgyHQTxB
9/13
2020
If I've learned anything playing Fortnite for months on end it's that the player that takes initiative usually comes out on top... @mrmatera In quarantine adjusted standards... I'm doing ok. Hope you all all doing well and staying safe too...I often use the https://t.co/6OE2Mm0x2t to have students analyze trends and to illuminate the vastness of the horro… https://t.co/d6HzI5vO3xPapers Graded... and now to make Gluten Free Yeast Rolls for my wife... MMmmmm https://t.co/TTnRvtG2VWBy Tuesday, as many Americans will have died of COVID since the morning of this Sept 11 as died on Sept 11, 2001. Y… https://t.co/Asd3QgwUiU
Retweeted by Adam PowleyPrinciples to Improve the Effectiveness of Instructional Videos Five to-dos and one to-don't when creating instruc… https://t.co/wUY9CtHlfi
Retweeted by Adam PowleyI have to grade papers... I dont want to grade papers... https://t.co/ow9O0DB1wpThis made me laugh way to hard... https://t.co/IUeWJEebz9 @Jess5th "Self-care" is a phrase often used to shift responsibility onto the individual and away from those in charge.
9/12
2020
When planning for "distance learning" I keep hearing Dumbledore: “Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But… https://t.co/CNoiywioqr
9/11
2020
I can't even express my heartbreak... https://t.co/WGBwiO0N1WIt is now a full year since my SC kids have seen their NY grandparents. They stayed a week at the end of August, fa… https://t.co/pzxz6t5rBd
9/10
2020
Day 2 in the books... https://t.co/BuY1JhDiS6.@WillChappell4 did you see this? https://t.co/13KrwYVVI82 Former Students going into History Ed have asked to interview me for a class since I was an important influence. https://t.co/lwV9WPd5pn
9/9
2020
History is not the "past". It is an interpretation of the past. It is an evidence based discussion and is subject t… https://t.co/HHBbAVwRUz
9/7
2020
City’s Protector https://t.co/q7YBPXqdUxI dont think recording an in person lesson and sharing that for a virtual class is the best use of the tech. Recor… https://t.co/zVcwVBozslThe straight line distance between Washington, D.C. and Dover, Delaware is less than 85 miles. It takes a helicopte… https://t.co/jdUVLuotFj
Retweeted by Adam PowleyCalling all teachers! Are you willing to be a school-level rep for SC for Ed? Here’s the list of what we ask of tha… https://t.co/w1fYGoLmde
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9/6
2020
That picture has always frightened me. It is the definition of the banality of evil. Ordinary people laughing while… https://t.co/PD9hs8HmSsWhen I teach 1930s Germany I show this picture. It gives me horror chills. When I tell my Juniors some dont get it… https://t.co/ZXCv26EE9q @jonathanspike @TheWeirdTeacher It's a big deal because "anonymous sources" make it feel like a scoop. We still don… https://t.co/WyLsY6zFYLHappy Birthday @MRitchieHCS @mckoyhcs @dwilliams001 this looks really cool. https://t.co/8bjlLsko8B
9/5
2020

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