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.

Archive for 6/9/14

Tonight’s chat, hosted by @evelynalauer,  was wonderful as usual! With a focus on creative writing, the night was full of great ideas for wrapping up this year and beginning the next school year.   Link to archive.

Guest Post from @anterobot and @Nicole_Mirra

Guest Post from @anterobot and @Nicole_Mirra
The skills supported in today’s ELA classrooms are the skills that will mediate and foment the social and cultural revolutions of the future. The link between literacy and civic engagement for kids today is clearer than ever: tools like Twitter and Facebook are often leveraged for sweeping displays of civic action and protest. What is ...

Archive for 5/19/14

Special thanks to Kristen Ziemke for hosting tonight’s chat!  Check out the archive for some great ideas for amplifying student voices!   Link to archive.

Guest Post from Kristin Ziemke 1

Nothing matters more than student thinking. Excitingly, technology provides new opportunities for students tothink critically, collaborate and create as classrooms become innovation labs where students connect with the world and live curiously.Join me for #Engchat on May 19th at 7 PM ET as we share ways to amplify student thinking in a digital age!   ...

Archive for 5/12/14

Tonight’s chat, hosted by Gary Anderson (@AndersonGL)  was all about “English teachers and family”. Be sure to check out the archive! Link to archive.

Guest Post from Gary Anderson

On Monday evening, May 12, I hope colleagues near and far will join me for #engchat on Twitter. The topic is “English Teachers and Families.” We will focus on how the lives of families—those of our students as well as our own—intersect with our classrooms and with our profession in general. Our guiding questions: What ...

Archive for 5/5/14

Thank you to @hellohomeroom for an inspiring chat about teacher autonomy tonight!  Check out the archive for ideas and some great folks to add to your PLN! Link to archive.