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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August 18 • 8PM ET: Media Literacy in the Classroom

  • Discuss the importance of teaching media literacy in the classroom.
  • Explore media literacy resources.
  • Collaborate on ideas for integrating media literacy across your curriculum.

September 1 • 8PM ET: Designing Digital Storytelling Experiences in the Classroom

  • Define and discuss the basic elements of digital storytelling.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support digital story experiences.
  • Collaborate on ideas for integrating digital storytelling across your curriculum.

September 15 • 8PM ET: Fix Frustration with Differentiation!

  • Define and discuss differentiated instruction.
  • Explore tools and resources for differentiating instruction in the classroom.
  • Share ways to differentiate instruction for students in all learning environments.

October 6 • 8PM ET: EDGEucate Yourself about TeachersFirst Edge

  • Discuss the components of the TeachersFirst Edge - our collection of powerful tech tools.
  • Explore tools and resources reviewed on the TeachersFirst Edge.
  • Share ideas for safely and effectively using Edge resources in teaching and learning.

October 20 • 8PM ET: Get in the Game with Game-Based Learning

  • Discuss the components of game-based learning.
  • Explore tools and resources for game-based learning.
  • Share classroom integration ideas for game-based learning.

November 3 • 8PM ET: Flipped Classroom Strategies for Active Learning Innovation

  • Define and discuss the basic elements of a flipped classroom.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support flipped classroom experiences.
  • Collaborate on ideas for integrating flipped classroom experiences.

November 17 • 8PM ET: Tech Resources to Build Classroom Community

  • Discuss the components of building a classroom community.
  • Share strategies and resources for using technology to foster an inclusive classroom community.
  • Explore ways to build connections in the classroom.

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.