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 2 • 8PM ET: The Power of "Yet"

  • Define growth mindset and discuss the effect it has on academic achievement.
  • Discuss the role of technology in developing a growth mindset.
  • Share resources and tools that can help educators encourage a growth mindset in students.

March 16 • 8PM ET: Knowledge Construction

  • Define the knowledge construction process.
  • Discuss the benefits of knowledge construction experiences in the classroom.
  • Explore integration ideas for knowledge construction across various curricular areas.

April 6 • 8PM ET: Learning Adventures with Google My Maps

  • Discuss strategies to use Google My Maps as a teaching tool.
  • Explore Google My Maps features that are useful for the classroom.
  • Share classroom integration ideas for Google My Maps.

April 20 • 8PM ET: Facilitating Feedback for Students

  • Discuss feedback techniques and strategies.
  • Share tech tools that assist in assessing students and providing feedback.
  • Explore new ideas for how to best assess and provide feedback to your students.

May 4 • 8PM ET: Technology & The Daily 5

  • Define and discuss using Daily 5 and CAFE in the classroom.
  • Discuss strategies that empower students during language arts stations.
  • Share tips for using tech tools to support language arts learning experiences.

May 18 • 8PM ET: The Power of Playlists

  • Define and discuss the basic elements of playlists and choice boards.
  • Share tech tools and resources that support playlists and choice boards.
  • Explore ideas to integrate playlists and choice boards across your curriculum.

June 1 • 8PM ET: Integrating Technology with ELL

  • Discuss the need for technology that meets the diverse needs of our learners.
  • Share tech tools that can aid in differentiating the learning environment for ELL students.
  • Explore instructional tools and strategies that support language learners.

June 15 • 8PM ET: Refuel, Rethink, & Refocus for the Summer

  • Discuss the importance of ongoing professional learning and development.
  • Share ways to build and maintain a professional learning network (PLN) during the summer.
  • Collaborate to share resources that help educators stay current with edtech trends.