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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March 4 • 8PM ET: Math Resource Round-Up

  • Discuss strategies to empower students in mathematics.
  • Explore strategies and resources to enhance mathematics instruction.
  • Share tips for using tech tools to support mathematics learning experiences.

March 18 • 8PM ET: OK2Ask Campfire: Digital Storytelling Strategies and Resources

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

April 1 • 8PM ET: The Essentials of ePortfolios

  • Define and discuss the purpose of ePortfolios.
  • Share strategies to integrate ePortfolios.
  • Share resources and digital tools that can help manage ePortfolios.

April 15 • 8PM ET: Differentiation with Forms

  • Define and discuss differentiated instruction.
  • Explore the features of forms to differentiate instruction.
  • Share ways to incorporate the use of forms in face-to-face and remote instruction.

May 6 • 8PM ET: Using Technology to Support ELL and ENL Students

  • Identify difficulties ELL and ENL students encounter that technology can help with.
  • Discuss ways to use technology to empower ELL and ENL students.
  • Explore strategies for supporting ELL and ENL Students.

May 20 • 8PM ET: Harnessing the Power of Podcasting

  • Define and discuss the components of podcasting.
  • Share tech tools that support podcasting experiences.
  • Explore ways to incorporate podcasting in the classroom.

June 3 • 8PM ET: Student-Centered Learning Ideas with Playlists and Choice Boards

  • Define and discuss the basic elements of instructional playlists and choice boards.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support the use of playlists and choice boards.
  • Share ideas for integrating playlists and choice boards across your curriculum.

June 17 • 8PM ET: Strategies for Tough Topics in the Classroom

  • Share strategies for creating a safe and supportive classroom space in which to discuss difficult issues.
  • Explore critical-thinking approaches, such as the ability to identify and question assumptions.
  • Share tech tools that facilitate conversation.