Saturday, March 30, 2013

Chat Questions: 03/30/2013

Our topic this week continues on the PLN theme with Twitter as PD.

1. In what ways is using Twitter an effective means of professional development?
2. What are your favorite twitter resources? Who to follow? Lists? Hashtags?
3. If you develop a PLN, is traditional professional development still important? How does it change?
4. What stories, images, resources can you share about Easter?

Thanks to Barb for finding this picture!

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Chat Archive 03/23/2013

Our topic on Saturday was PLNs - Professional/Personal Learning Networks. We also shared celebrations and ideas for Lent and Easter.

View the archive here or below as a slideshow:

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Chat Topic 03/23/2013

For this chat, we will be talking about PLNs.

  1. What have you heard about PLNs? How would you describe it? 
  2. What are the benefits? How would you get started in building a PLN? 
  3. What are the best resources? Lent and Easter - How is your school observing this special time? 
  4. What images, stories and links can you share?
Listen to the Audioboo announcing our topic. Thanks Barb!
Thanks to Kay Bisaillon who is helping to moderate today!

Friday, March 8, 2013

Chat Questions 03/09/13

Our guest today is Kathy Mears from NCEA 
We will be talking with her about NCEA and its offerings to Catholic Schools.

  1. What do you know about NCEA? 
  2. How could NCEA best meet your needs? 
  3. What does NCEA do now that helps to support you in your role as a Catholic teacher? 
  4. What are some of the ways that you infuse Catholic Identity into your teaching? How have you utilized the Catholic School Standards and benchmarks for effective Catholic schools? 
  5. What questions would you like to see NCEA address in newsletters, articles, blogs or at the convention?

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Chat Archive

Our topic for the chat was: All About Reading.

Chat Topics 3/2/13

Today's Chat is
All About Reading

  1. What reading activities and programs are currently being implemented in your school? What effective strategies do you recommend?
  2. How do you read? Do you read by an ereader, online? How have your habits changed in the last few years? 
  3. What do you think about a Catholicedchat bookclub?
  4. How does the change in e-reading impact our classrooms? Our schools?
  5. Current Events: Papal Conclave, Adopt a Cardinal, Other relevant news

Chat Archive 02/23/13

The topic for this week was 'Open Chat'. It covered a range of topics of interest to Catholic Educators. Click on in and read the chat!