Archive for 11/17/14

It’s almost time for the annual NCTE convention!  Tonight’s chat was all about the convention- advice for first-timers, not-to-be-missed sessions, and fun to be had.  It’s a huge archive packed with information!   And a huge congratulations to #engchat founder Meeno Rami, who will be receiving the @ncte_cel Innovative Leadership Award!   Link to archive.

Archive for 11/10/14

Tonight’s chat, led by Aileen Hower, is just brimming with important information.  As more teachers find themselves teaching students on the autism spectrum we need to talk about how we can best support these students in the humanities.  Be sure to check out the archive for some great ideas and strategies.   Link to archive.

Guest Post from Aileen Hower

More and more, educators are finding themselves with the opportunity to teach students who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, without necessarily having an understanding of how these students best learn, especially in the English/Language Arts classroom. While they may have a particular giftedness for math, music, or art, these gifts don’t always ...

Archive for 11/3/14

The five-paragraph essay is always a controversial topic, but Michelle Stein (@SteinatDavis) did a fantastic job leading the group through a thought-provoking chat.     Link to archive.

Archive for 10/20/14

Thanks to @TannyMcG for hosting tonight’s #engchat!  Dig into the archive to learn more about creativity in the classroom.   Link to archive.

Archive for 10/13/14

Thanks to @csloan for hosting tonight’s #engchat!  October is Connected Educator Month so this week’s chat focused on our connected students.   Link to archive.

Archive for 10/6/14

Thanks to @MiaZamoraPhD  for hosting tonight’s chat which focused on the maker movement and its relationship wth writing and writing pedagogy.   Link to archive.

Archive for 9/21/14

Thanks to the wonderful Chris Lehman for hosting tonight!  During the back to school season it’s always important reflect on the school-parent relationship and Chris helped us do just that. Check out the archive for lots of ways to engage families in schools.   Link to archive.

Archive for 9/14/14

Thank you to @danamhuff for hosting tonight’s chat, which focused on digital stories.  Be sure to check out the archive!   Link to archive.

Archive for 9/8/14

Welcome back!  We are back in school and back to #engchat.  Tonight’s chat, hosted by @reneehobbs, focused on Bringing Students’ Digital Lives Into Classroom.  It’s full of great ideas and great conversation! Link to archive.