Saturday, December 28, 2013

Open Chat for Christmas Holidays

Chat Archive 12/21/13

Chat 12/21/13 Gifts we Give to One Another

Questions to Ask:
Q1: 1.     What’s the best gift you ever received at Christmas?  Why?

Q2:  What’s the best gift you have ever given at Christmas?  Why?#catholicedchat

Q3: What gifts or talents could you share with your PLN or PLC?#catholicedchat

Q4: What would you like to receive from your PLN or PLC? #catholicedchat

Q5: How can we help others to see what they have to offer is valuable and needed? #catholicedchat

Resources to Share In Advance, During:

Millenials Make Sharing a Habit

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Chat Questions 12/14/2013

Helping Our Students Deal with Tragedy

Questions to Ask:
Q1: Did your school do anything to commemorate Sandyhook this week?  #catholicedchat

Q2:  What sort of protocols, official or unofficial, does your school have in place when there are tragedies in the news to help students process the information? #catholicedchat

Q3: Are aid/support efforts on your campus student driven, adult driven, or does it vary? #catholicedchat

Q4: Do you ever feel overwhelmed with trying to guide Ss to balance appropriate levels of response? #catholicedchat

Q5: How has Social Media changed our awareness of tragedies? #catholicedchat

Q6: Do you think that over time this generation will be desensitized to tragedy or become hyper-committed to help others because of the increased exposure? #carholicedchat

Resources to Share In Advance, During:

Chart of mass killings since Columbine: List of global natural disasters:

Principal Says Safety First -Edutopia

Grief at School - Edutopia

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Chat Questions - Student Heros - 12/07/13

Q1) Who do your students look up to? Who are their heros? Q2) How do we make them aware of people making a positive difference today - either people in their everyday lives or people in the news, etc... Q3) How do you communicate the work of today's hero? Everyday heros? Of Pope Francis? Q4) What does the 'Joy of the Gospel' teach our students today?