Okay, I successfully (I think) completed my first Twitter chat. I was completely overwhelmed by this assignment I think because I am still a little overwhelmed by Twitter itself. For some reason Twitter and I do not seem to mesh, I am just not feeling it even though I can see the opportunities it has for teachers. I will keep working on it though!
I completed my Twitter chat with Really Good Stuff #teachchat. The discussion was over common core standards and how to still integrate the fun activities that we know that students need on occasions. I thought the discussion was great, especially since common core is a widely discussed topic in my own building right now. I took away many creative ideas and head a lot of different viewpoint as well. The participants were all active and all made good points and were able to see different perspectives as well. I liked that there was someone leading the chat, it seemed to keep it very organized, moving, and stayed on topic. The only thing I found challenging was it moved SUPER fast! I think be a little unfamiliar with Twitter still made that even a little more difficult for me, but it was managable. I have not yet found another Twitter chat, but I know that this chat takes place every other Wednesday at 8:00 central time and I plan on trying to participate in them. They even gave out prizes....not that I won any though.