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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January 4 • 8PM ET: Winter Wellness Wonderland

  • Share winter wellness tips to help maintain students’ and teachers’ physical and mental health.
  • Collaborate on ideas for creating a wellness-focused classroom culture.
  • Explore innovative ways to incorporate short wellness breaks, movement activities, and mindfulness exercises to enhance the overall learning environment.

February 1 • 8PM ET: Reading Reimagined in the Digital Era

  • Explore digital reading tools that meet diverse learning needs.
  • Discuss strategies for integrating digital reading resources into your existing curriculum.
  • Gain insights into how digital reading resources can be used to differentiate instruction.

March 7 • 8PM ET: Harnessing AI for Classroom Success

  • Discuss the importance of formative and summative assessments in the learning process.
  • Explore different AI-based tools and technologies that can enhance formative and summative assessments.
  • Reflect on the future implications of AI in formative and summative assessments.

April 4 • 8PM ET: Google Sites: Amplify Learning in Your Classroom

  • Discuss best practices for designing visually appealing and user-friendly classroom websites.
  • Share tips for efficiently creating content on Google Sites.
  • Explore strategies for maximizing student engagement and collaboration through interactive elements and multimedia integration.

May 2 • 8PM ET: Building Bridges: Creating Supportive Environments for Multilingual Learners

  • Examine methods for supporting linguistic diversity in the classroom and promoting inclusivity through multilingual communication.
  • Share resources and tools for facilitating language acquisition and expression among students with diverse linguistic backgrounds.
  • Discuss practical strategies for incorporating multilingualism into lesson planning, instruction, and classroom activities to create an inclusive learning environment for all learners.

June 6 • 8PM ET: FigJam Fundamentals: Designing Dynamic Learning Experiences

  • Introduce educators to FigJam and its potential applications for simplifying technology integration in the classroom.
  • Provide step-by-step guidance on how to use FigJam effectively for collaborative brainstorming, visual ideation, and lesson planning.
  • Discuss tips, tricks, and best practices for maximizing FigJam's utility to foster creativity, communication, and problem-solving among students and teachers.