OK2Ask Twitter Chats

Named one of the "44 education Twitter chats worth your time."

Are you looking for an engaging, conversation-driven professional learning opportunity? Participate in one of our bimonthly #OK2Ask Twitter chats!

Follow @SFLOK2Ask and tweet with us the first and third Thursday each month at 8 PM ET using #OK2Ask and #TeachersFirst. Discover new perspectives, resources, and strategies related to timely education topics and connect with other educators during our educational Twitter chats!

Why Twitter Chats?

#OK2Ask Twitter chats are informative, relaxed, first-timer-friendly professional learning events that provide a comfortable way to meet new people with similar interests while adding to your teaching toolbox.

Our Twitter chats are a great way for educators and pre-service teachers to:

  • Exchange ideas, strategies, resources, and best practices with other educators.
  • Learn about hot topics with perspectives from expert moderators.
  • Share what you know with other educators.
  • Grow your personal learning network.

How to Participate

You can participate in #OK2Ask Twitter chats by tweeting responses to moderator questions and other participants' perspectives using #OK2Ask and #TeachersFirst, following chatters whose ideas resonate with you, or reading and favoriting tweets with resources you want to reference later. Our chats are first-timer-friendly to make participating worry-free—the more you share, the more you'll get out of the event!

Getting started is easy:

  1. Follow us on Twitter: @SFLOK2Ask.
  2. Log in on mobile or your desktop at the chat time and visit our page to see the first question.
  3. Tweet your response using #OK2Ask #TeachersFirst.

Click here to learn more about the question and answer formats and what to expect, or click here to access our Twitter chat archive to catch up on past chats!

Upcoming Schedule

TeachersFirst hosts bi-monthly Twitter chats on @SFLOK2Ask using #OK2Ask and #TeachersFirst. Whether you are a new, seasoned, or veteran educator and/or Twitter user, these upcoming sessions are for you!

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September 7 • 8PM ET: Rewards of Retrieval

  • Define and discuss the basic elements of retrieval practice.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support retrieval practice.
  • Collaborate on ideas for integrating retrieval across your curriculum.

September 21 • 8PM ET: Exploring the World from Your Classroom

  • Share ways to integrate virtual field trips across your curriculum.
  • Explore tools and resources for virtual field trips.
  • Discuss the benefits of cross-curricular virtual field trip experiences.

October 5 • 8PM ET: Assessment in the AI Era

  • Discuss the importance of formative and summative assessments in the learning process.
  • Explore different AI-based tools and technologies that can enhance formative and summative assessments.
  • Reflect on the future implications of AI in formative and summative assessments.

October 19 • 8PM ET: Unleashing Student Potential with Learning Bentos

  • Define and discuss learning bentos and how they're used in the classroom.
  • Explore the benefits of using learning bentos as an authentic assessment strategy.
  • Share ways to integrate technology with learning bentos.

November 2 • 8PM ET: Writing in the Digital World

  • Define and discuss the concept of digital writing.
  • Address the role of digital tools and platforms in enhancing students' digital writing skills and facilitating the writing process.
  • Exchange ideas and resources for integrating digital writing experiences across the curriculum.

November 16 • 8PM ET: Building a Coding Culture

  • Discuss the benefits of integrating coding into the classroom.
  • Explore different coding platforms and tools that can be used to introduce coding concepts to students.
  • Share resources and ideas for integrating coding into various subject areas and grade levels.

December 7 • 8PM ET: Teacher's Toolbox for the Science of Reading

  • Define and discuss the concept of the science of reading and its importance in literacy instruction.
  • Examine the connection between the science of reading and digital literacy and explore ways to effectively integrate technology.
  • Share resources, tools, and instructional materials that align with the principles of the science of reading.

December 21 • 8PM ET: Creating Conversations in the Classroom

  • Define and discuss the importance of using discussion strategies in the classroom.
  • Explore how to integrate technology tools and platforms to enhance discussions.
  • Share ways to create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that fosters open and respectful discussions among students.