I'm looking forward to guest moderating my first Twitter Chat alongside my reading specialist pal, Kristin, from Reading and Owl of the Above. I've participated in a handful of Twitter Chats over past few months but have never been a co-moderator until now. The excitement is setting in! If you're active on Twitter, kudos to you! Don't you just love learning from others in the field? :)
Since a group of colleagues and I just finished up our #D100bloggerPD book study on Donalyn Miller's Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Key to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits, we decided a Twitter Chat would be a worthwhile way to get others jumping on board the discussion about wild readers. Having the opportunity to share thoughts with those beyond our school walls helped us see that social media proves #priceless for educators. On Tuesday, December 15th at 8:00 P.M. CST, we will be discussing ways to encourage wild readers, in addition to how blogging or using a variety of social media outlets can help you develop as an educator. Remember, social media allows you to have a #mytimePD experience, meaning you learn when it's convenient for you. Click HERE for more information on ways social media transforms teaching.
Anyone can join in the discussion, but if you are part of Berwyn South School District 100, we hope you share ideas for further topics to be explored in the #D100bloggerPD!
My school district's very first #D100chat took place in early December and was hosted by the talented @_miss_carillo and @MissBurdettHia in the district. The topic was "Student Engagement During the Holidays." Click HERE for the Storify of everyone's comments and tips. Hope to see you in the Twittersphere tomorrow!
My first Twitter Chat as a co-moderator went well! I really enjoyed the comments and reflections from and conversations with the colleagues in my district. I hope to moderate again one day! Here's the STORIFY documenting the event.