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Teacher, Author, Educ Consultant, husband of Kelly, father of Ryan and Lynn, Son of Nancy and Paul, brother of Ben. Former account @rickwormeli

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Joined Twitter 8/12/14


Leaders: You know you need to say something about the murder of George Floyd and the protests. But you're worried a… https://t.co/4cMox6G4k7
Retweeted by Rick WormeliSaying 'I Don't See Color' Denies the Racial Identity of Students https://t.co/YEQGtYuGaj
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @PrincipalKafele @anneapplebaum It's worth the read.I highly recommend this issue of @ELmagazine !!! On target!!!🎯🎯 https://t.co/MIn6vUKSfu
Retweeted by Rick WormeliWhat’s the purpose of grading? We spend a lot of time bean counting what students do & not do, & not enough time as… https://t.co/TxvP00V1oP
Retweeted by Rick WormeliHow Indigenous, Black and POC Educators Envision a Better School Experience https://t.co/kX6sH22HCd Good recogniti… https://t.co/cPL6KOQcyl
Retweeted by Rick WormeliI’ll RT this every time it comes on the timeline. https://t.co/WLWSpp4VMP
Retweeted by Rick WormeliGrateful for this list of conversation starters for those times when we feel so taken aback by an comment that we m… https://t.co/VHeqGoQJC3
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @richardrossini3 Thank you, Richard. We all can do this, one conversation at a time.And THIS is why I will always buy @benandjerrys non-dairy chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. #BlackLivesMatterhttps://t.co/USKay4pLjD
Retweeted by Rick WormeliLove this resource! ✨📚 It would be wonderful if all of the tweets pushing anti-racist books and tweets with pics… https://t.co/3zXAuYsnBT
Retweeted by Rick WormeliIbram X. Kendi's antiracist reading list. As he writes: "Think of it as a stepladder to antiracism, each step addre… https://t.co/LzDZDnWLXj
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli"What Educators Should - and Should Not Do - in Response to George Floyd's Death" is NEW Ed Week post with… https://t.co/SG8O7f1nR1
Retweeted by Rick WormeliWhat Educators Should - and Should Not Do - in Response to George Floyd's Death https://t.co/NE4kkSbS71 via @educationweekSpecific, Candid, and Helpful Responses to Expressions of Racism and Bias: https://t.co/qNZ041R4ViIn case it's helpful: Specific, Candid, and Helpful Responses to Expressions of Racism and Bias: https://t.co/f2zS9fP5Cc
Retweeted by Rick WormeliIn case it's helpful: Specific, Candid, and Helpful Responses to Expressions of Racism and Bias: https://t.co/f2zS9fP5Cc
6/3
2020
Today we will tweeting about black owned bookstores that you should not only follow but support!
Retweeted by Rick WormeliWorth the extended read, and the deeper resolve to summon courage and reveal/endanger complicity: What would it tak… https://t.co/GEUFTwJAcVRiveting piece by Anne Applebaum in The Atlantic just now sure to stir conversation: What would it take for Republi… https://t.co/Ufc65Y7HErAs Protests Erupt After George Floyd's Death, Teachers Grieve With Students From a Distance https://t.co/JbdMpTKGll via @educationweek“The paradox of education is precisely this—that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the societ… https://t.co/BaePJWnBPT
Retweeted by Rick WormeliIf Martin Luther King was right that "a riot is the language of the unheard," then the solution is to listen, not threaten. #justsaying
Retweeted by Rick WormeliGeorge Floyd and I were both arrested for allegedly spending a counterfeit $20 bill. For George Floyd, a man my age… https://t.co/lgBsBiZEdU
Retweeted by Rick WormeliAs millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of G… https://t.co/Z0Q0coDIIU
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6/2
2020
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? D… https://t.co/hugbWQDmU1
Retweeted by Rick WormeliI wrote out some thoughts on how to make this moment a real turning point to bring about real change––and pulled to… https://t.co/XALZHP1MMb
Retweeted by Rick WormeliHow to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change by @BarackObama https://t.co/V18s08fejE"We need to read books that are difficult or unorthodox, that don’t go down easily." https://t.co/HbW4iIr2jC
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @plthomasEdD @amazon Thanks for this and your scholarship, Paul. I've added it to my reading list.TRUTH! This is a time for all of us in our country to stand up for justice, for one another, and create much needed… https://t.co/snRqQZKocB
Retweeted by Rick WormeliA2. - Hire more Black, Brown, and Asian educators so that all kids learn from diverse educators. - Teach history a… https://t.co/IJ5zI1PAK8
Retweeted by Rick WormeliSaying 'I Don't See Color' Denies the Racial Identity of Students https://t.co/hUbr2XmEYk via @educationweek
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @breicher @MsA_Thorne @ChristineBemis2 @cradisch_wc @PaulONeill1972 @Ms_Sampson23 @ShaunBEdu @Glennr1809https://t.co/grI9cJzbt6
Retweeted by Rick WormeliBettina L. Love's powerful reminder: How Schools Are 'Spirit Murdering' Black and Brown Students https://t.co/hRhOBk74g7 via @educationweekHow Schools Are 'Spirit Murdering' Black and Brown Students https://t.co/MxhqK0fNGy
Retweeted by Rick WormeliHere’s the thing, all teaching is political. Choosing to be “safe” in the classroom by not addressing what is happe… https://t.co/88KWfrkaop
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6/1
2020
@Pfagell Perfect! 'Across diverse disciplines is proof enough of its inescapable, yet often morphous (sp?) and reac… https://t.co/4DiOZBZy2IPurchase and read these books, share them with young readers, find videos where the authors discuss them and show t… https://t.co/O1Htkz8dZI
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @Pfagell Wow, timely and urgent topic, Phyllis. Congrats to him. 'May have to get a copy. :-)Worth repeating that all of the police violence you see happening right now has been happening for a long time befo… https://t.co/ygDXiUnrJ2
Retweeted by Rick WormeliBeing culturally responsive means you not only have a bi-cultural lens, but you have racial literacy around structu… https://t.co/fJ6qZ53tpQ
Retweeted by Rick WormeliPowerful stuff from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar His full @latimes Op-Ed here: https://t.co/DLc5Lkg2GD https://t.co/zjWInPUH0K
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @OladimejiNonye Thank you, though, for your comment. And wow, I'm a fellow Fairfax County teacher as well: 'retired… https://t.co/z1x6RwHVe3 @OladimejiNonye I just commented; Gary wrote the piece. 'Don't know that it (I) was calling out tchrs so much as to… https://t.co/BKE8bO4tYV @Teachers_Lead @KFelicello @TeacherAndAdmin Thank you, Jill, for this helpful article.75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice by Corinne Shutack (TY for sharing Kylene Beers) https://t.co/eQ1GzHcnox
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @KFelicello @GaryArmida @TeacherAndAdmin @DisruptedTv @Rigor_Relevance @ERobbPrincipal @ManuelScott @basil_marinhttps://t.co/Pz4HgTl5i6The World Is Burning; Teachers Please Rise Up https://t.co/LDqrEP5MsP via @TeacherAndAdminSaw this live and was in tears. https://t.co/u65wmMUVWx
Retweeted by Rick WormeliBeen re-reading the homie @ClintSmithIII’s work today. This poem is from his book Counting Descent. https://t.co/Fsf4p8vRWR
Retweeted by Rick WormeliIf you get stopped by police while protesting, officers cannot confiscate or demand to view your photographs or vid… https://t.co/1TohXar7UP
Retweeted by Rick WormeliBeing kind in an unjust system is not enough.
Retweeted by Rick WormeliThe dissection of a racist, by @ewarren. I don’t care what you do. I don’t care what race you are. Sit your butt do… https://t.co/YNxqX7ldg7
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5/31
2020
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Retweeted by Rick WormeliThis was one of the most powerful things that I've heard over the last few days, y'all. Please watch it: Mayor Ke… https://t.co/LGLqT3qgAV
Retweeted by Rick Wormelihttps://t.co/hEUgq5P7NmThe Problem with, "Show Me the Research" Thinking https://t.co/k19t8C7NQ0More to contribute to the discussion of standards-based grading: RT @rickwormeli2: https://t.co/TVBaRNtXNI
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @DaveWheeler11 @rickwormeli2 I was moved by Keisha Lance Bottoms -- the mayor of Atlanta -- yesterday: https://t.co/kduzmgyDYI
Retweeted by Rick WormeliSome of you aren't going to like this strand of thought. I've heard from you before. You want me to stick to educ… https://t.co/pwDiX9H03X
Retweeted by Rick WormeliGeorge Takei in the musical 'Allegiance': Your quarantine must-watch of the day https://t.co/vDzjbTZMQY @tguskey Tom, I have this conversation with a school or organization almost once a day, and quite often more. 'So a… https://t.co/GN78MDN8K0“Thug” is a racist word in this context. Another way of calling demonstrators the N-word. “Riot” is a racist word… https://t.co/yl2gnSAvcf
Retweeted by Rick WormeliTHREAD: Over the last 3 days, I have cried myself to a fitful sleep. I’m a reporter which means I can’t say everyth… https://t.co/Yg9Y1tmvHU
Retweeted by Rick WormeliWhy the Label 'Exceeds Standard' Doesn't Work https://t.co/Pzhmks238j via @educationweek @tguskey @PeterMDeWitt
Retweeted by Rick Wormelihttps://t.co/tJX3yHc6eR @DingleTeach New York Times made a powerful short video 5 years about “the talk.” I feel like this is a must for e… https://t.co/wlsADlfKVM
Retweeted by Rick WormeliFor families of all colors to watch, but most affecting, for white parents to watch: A Conversation With My Black S… https://t.co/Rjy7lwjfwP
5/30
2020
REMINDER: You have a constitutional right to record the police in public spaces. https://t.co/lfGTzpPwoY
Retweeted by Rick WormeliToday I’m reading this...as a white individual it is my responsibility to learn and understand the history of race.… https://t.co/IMnnyiFjtA
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli"I think America must see that riots do not develop out of thin air. Certain conditions continue to exist in our so… https://t.co/1R3z6hi1mc
Retweeted by Rick WormeliPlease don’t tell me this is too political. People are being murdered. All curriculum—intentional or not—is politic… https://t.co/VW5RwIkuAC
Retweeted by Rick WormeliMy statement on the death of George Floyd: https://t.co/Hg1k9JHT6R
Retweeted by Rick WormeliSo your English/history teacher Mr. Riordan has a summer reading assignment for you. Please check out STAMPED: Raci… https://t.co/gfek4vrekF
Retweeted by Rick WormeliTeaching about racial injustice: 1) do it; 2) ensure you don’t re-traumatize students; 3) give students space to ex… https://t.co/v2YDPAvGUh
Retweeted by Rick WormeliI commit to stop and be witness any time I observe a person of color being approached by police. Will you commit to do the same?
Retweeted by Rick WormeliWe're thrilled to offer two webinars helping teachers navigate on-going distance teaching challenges with… https://t.co/PjvNdcakSo
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli“...when you see that in front of witnesses, the agent of the state will kneel on a man's neck as he's begging for… https://t.co/phpNPa8BlC
Retweeted by Rick WormeliAva DuVernay Unveils Site Which Will Develop Lessons To Accompany Her Films | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day.… https://t.co/KiLuGtn70q
Retweeted by Rick WormeliBEING A BLACK MAN IN AMERICA....(see attachment) https://t.co/5WUrHqOIe9
Retweeted by Rick WormeliAdvice For Teachers Talking With Students About Racism & Police Violence https://t.co/VgxvynFvIh
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli"We cannot afford to wallow in our discomfort regarding issues of race and equity." @DenaSimmons "How to Be an Ant… https://t.co/MhqAG6zYjE
Retweeted by Rick WormeliHow to Be an Antiracist Educator https://t.co/JIbkAumiffToo Expensive to Re-Open Schools? Some Superintendents Say It Is https://t.co/2b7ehDfGoi via @educationweek @rickwormeli2 @tguskey I totally agree, and frankly put... if educators would be, more so, for simple openness, to… https://t.co/zfrVbiseV0
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5/29
2020
@EmathsUK @tguskey Thank you, Mark. I'll take a look at it.I'm really struck by how much we need to listen to the insights gained from mastery learning research and practice.… https://t.co/FZfRCizb8b"I'm a young black man/Doing all that I can." 12-year-old gospel singer Keedron Bryant sings a stunning song about… https://t.co/bYkSVtDNLu
Retweeted by Rick WormeliThread (1/7): I have been slow to post about George Floyd and Amy Cooper for reasons that are ultimately cop-outs:… https://t.co/AeIWoLjW1c
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli @technolandy @tguskey But they don't just build the bridge cold, they test models with weights and in wind tunnels… https://t.co/wzO78vuMBk
Retweeted by Rick Wormeli"The simple idea of standards-based learning is to ensure transparency in all elements of the teaching and learning… https://t.co/gGEF9ZfxLe
Retweeted by Rick WormeliThanks, Steve. There's sound advice here for next year's teachers, but I think we really don't know at this point w… https://t.co/7ReZhQxXfiHow to Contend with Pandemic Learning Loss https://t.co/SXRQaTlQwf via @educationweekNeuroscience Supports Successful Student Academic Teams https://t.co/gAWsSdvJYkLeveraging Neuroscience in Lesson Design - Educational Leadership https://t.co/BXg0XIe0d0Emotions Are the Rudder That Steers Thinking https://t.co/qFexp4rJ70The Answer Is Right Behind Your Forehead https://t.co/wwKJ1zkEtvIf you missed Rick Wormeli on Wins & Wonderings with host @docseverns Dr. Tracey Severns, you can follow him on Twi… https://t.co/EPv6HJp4DQ
Retweeted by Rick WormeliThis is one of my favorite ways of strategic and operational thinking. @PaulLiabenow @NmaynardEdu @unfoldthesoulhttps://t.co/a65DHzlqX9
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5/28
2020

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