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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October 7 • 8PM ET: Social Media Literacy

  • Identify the main purpose and objectives of media literacy.
  • Discuss the impact of social media on media literacy skills.
  • Explore social media literacy strategies and resources.

October 21 • 8PM ET: Level Up Learning with Gamification

  • Define gamification.
  • Explore gamification strategies and resources.
  • Share gamification integration ideas.

November 4 • 8PM ET: Collaborative vs. Cooperative Learning

  • Define and discuss the difference between collaboration and cooperation.
  • Explore collaboration and cooperation tools and resources.
  • Share cooperative and collaborative classroom strategies.

November 18 • 8PM ET: Trust the Process: Computational Thinking

  • Define computational thinking strategies.
  • Explore tools and resources to develop computational thinking.
  • Share computational thinking classroom integration ideas.

December 2 • 8PM ET: The Science of Learning

  • Define and discuss retrieval practices.
  • Explore evidence-based strategies.
  • Share strategies and resources to mix up your teaching practices and engage students.

December 16 • 8PM ET: Technology Integration Frameworks

  • Define and discuss technology integration frameworks.
  • Explore strategies to implement those frameworks in the classroom.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support the use of technology integration frameworks.

January 6 • 8PM ET: Strategies for SEL

  • Discuss ways to develop self-awareness and self-management skills.
  • Share resources for students to use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
  • Explore ways for students to develop empathy.

January 20 • 8PM ET: Diving into Digital Writing

  • Discuss strategies for maximizing available classroom technology.
  • Explore alternative ways to use tech tools for digital writing experiences.
  • Share tips for integrating digital writing experiences in the classroom.

February 3 • 8PM ET: Research Skills Round Up

  • Discuss the purpose for research in the classroom.
  • Explore research strategies and resources for use in the classroom.
  • Share ideas for integrating student research across the curriculum.

February 17 • 8PM ET: Using Spreadsheets and Forms in the Classroom

  • Explore the features of forms and spreadsheets.
  • Share ways to integrate forms and spreadsheets in the classroom for student use.
  • Collaborate on ideas about how teachers can use forms and spreadsheets in instruction.

March 3 • 8PM ET: Curation in the Classroom

  • Discuss curation strategies and their use in education for student projects.
  • Share resources and tech tools that assist both teachers and students with curation of resources.
  • Explore ways to incorporate the use of curated resources in the classroom.

March 17 • 8PM ET: Triple E Framework

  • Define and discuss the Triple E Framework.
  • Explore strategies to implement the Triple E framework in the classroom.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support the use of the Triple E framework.