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:
- Follow us on Twitter: @SFLOK2Ask.
- Log in on mobile or your desktop at the chat time and visit our page to see the first question.
- Tweet your response using #OK2Ask #TeachersFirst.
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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December 1 • 8PM ET: Hexagonal Thinking for Innovative Connections
- Discuss the components of hexagonal thinking.
- Share tools and resources for facilitating hexagonal thinking.
- Explore ways to integrate hexagonal thinking in the classroom.
December 15 • 8PM ET: Tech-Infused Vocabulary Strategies
- Discuss tech-infused vocabulary instruction.
- Explore tools and resources for integrating tech-infused vocabulary activities in the classroom.
- Collaborate on ideas for technology that enhances and empowers vocabulary interactions for students across the curriculum.
January 5 • 8PM ET: The Power of Genius Hour
- Discuss the components of Genius Hour.
- Share tech tools that support Genius Hour experiences.
- Explore ways to incorporate the Genius Hour strategy in the classroom.
January 19 • 8PM ET: SEL: Strategies to Support and Empower Learners
- Discuss ways to develop self-awareness and self-management skills.
- Share resources that help students use social awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
- Explore ways students can develop empathy.
February 2 • 8PM ET: Exploring Podcasting's Potential
- Define and discuss the components of podcasting.
- Share tech tools that support podcasting experiences.
- Explore ways to incorporate podcasting in the classroom.
February 16 • 8PM ET: Engage & Inspire: Authentic Learning Activities
- Discuss the instructional goals of authentic assessments.
- Share tech tools and resources for authentic assessment experiences.
- Explore strategies that allow educators to authentically assess students.
March 2 • 8PM ET: The Power of "Yet"
- Define growth mindset and discuss the effect it has on academic achievement.
- Discuss the role of technology in developing a growth mindset.
- Share resources and tools that can help educators encourage a growth mindset in students.
March 16 • 8PM ET: Knowledge Construction
- Define the knowledge construction process.
- Discuss the benefits of knowledge construction experiences in the classroom.
- Explore integration ideas for knowledge construction across various curricular areas.