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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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 [MW2] 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.