Educational Twitter chats take place everyday! For a complete schedule of chats, click here. Don't be afraid to jump in and join a conversation that interests you! If you need some ideas or guidance regarding how to get started, take a look at Dr. Joe Mazza's free "Learn Twitter" course and resources or Cybrary Man's Twitter resource page. Additionally, we are more than happy to help you get started!
Is your interest piqued? Do you want to see what types of ideas, resources, and strategies are shared during #cmsk12chat? Have you missed a chat in real time? No worries! Check out our Symbaloo Webmix with archives of past chats! Simply click on any tile to view archives from any #cmsk12chat.
One of the best things about Twitter chats is that the learning continues after the hour of live chatting ends! Future #cmsk12chats will also be archived in this Symbaloo Webmix.
Over the summer, #cmsk12chat will run on a modified schedule. The chat will occur weekly through June, bi-weekly in July, and resume on its weekly schedule in August. Mark your calendars! The dates for #cmsk12chat during the summer are: June 18th, June 25th, July 9th, July 23rd, August 6th, August 13th, and August 20th. We will return to our regular weekly schedule during the 2014-2015 school year. Connect with us soon!
Ashley Hurley and Lisa Pagano are two educators who are passionate about educational technology, improving the quality of teaching and learning in our district, and connecting educators with resources and each other. Ashley is a Professional Development Specialist and Lisa is currently an Academic Facilitator and the district's Networking Coordinator. They have joined forces this year to build a district-wide Professional Learning Network, or PLN, which consists of this blog, Twitter, and Facebook. They are also the co-creators of #cmsk12chat. They look forward to continued collaboration and growing the PLN in 2014-2015. Additionally, Ashley and Lisa are working together on several other joint projects. They will co-present
"Blending Reading, Writing and Connecting through Blogging" at the CMS Summer Institute and "Innovate and Develop Professionally with 140 Characters: Using Twitter to Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, and Create Learning Opportunities" at the Summer Leadership Conference. They will also present on the "The Power of PLNs: Get Connected" at the North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators State Conference in October.
You can connect with Lisa and Ashley through Twitter and their websites. They would love to be part of your PLN!
Lisa: @edu_ms_pagano mspagano.weebly.com
Ashley: @ashleyhhurley ashleyhurley.net