Saturday, May 17, 2014

World Meeting of Families - 05/17/2014

Welcome Moderator Donna Farrell, Executive Director of the World Meeting of Families Questions to Ask:

Questions to Ask:
Q1:  #catholicedchat: What do you know about the World Meeting of Families? What is it all about?

Q2  #catholicedchat: What will create the most meaningful experience for WMOF attendees of all ages?How can we best showcase Phila to the thousands of visitors in 2015?

Q3: #catholicedchat How can we best illustrate and teach the theme “Love is our mission: the family fully alive?

Q4: #catholicedchat: A catechesis on the WMOF theme will be released this summer. How can schools prepare for  WMOF 2015?

Q5: #catholicedchat How can teachers best convey example of Pope Francis to young people?  How do we bring his lessons of mercy, care for the poor, and compassion to the classroom?

Q6: #catholicedchat: What programming will most convince families to attend the WMOF Congress?

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Including All Voices - Chat Archive

Annie Schaefer - Salinas

Q1: How long have you been active on Twitter for more than just social reasons? #catholicedchat:

Q2  Are you in the minority or majority at your school site for using Twitter as a source for PD? #catholicedchat:

Q3: In the past 12-18 months how many of your PD experiences have been directly related to Twitter activities/connections vs. not?  #catholicedchat

Q4: Do you think that it is a problem if your PD is primarily connected to Twitter?  In other words, should you/could you seek out other sources of PD?   #catholicedchat:

Q5: With so many educators using Twitter, how can we be sure to include those who don’t use Twitter in the conversation? #catholicedchat

Q5.2: Is it important to hear from/include those not on Twitter in the conversation? #catholicedchat

Q6: What might we be able to do as connected educators to ensure that all educator’s voices are heard?  We do that for our students, why not our colleagues? #catholicedchat

Q7: Twitter is a powerful tool for ideas, connections, and PD.  As summer approaches, what is one step that you can take to ensure you are listening to your own “loyal opposition”? #catholicedchat

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Leadership in Catholic Schools - Chat Archive

Moderated by Dan Faas - University of Notre Dame

Q1:  #catholicedchat: What defines a strong and effective Catholic school leader?

Q2  #catholicedchat: What are some challenges affecting Catholic school leadership today?

Q3: #catholicedchat Other than principals, what other leadership roles could we be seeking to develop, strengthen, or encourage?

Q4: #catholicedchat: What are some barriers that prevent potential school leaders from assuming those roles? How can we overcome them?

Q5:  #catholicedchat At ACE, we talk a lot about "leading with zeal.” What does zealous leadership look like? How can we get more of it?

Q6: #catholicedchat: ACE believes leaders build strong school cultures, exercise expert mgmt of resources (human & $) & support teachers' to instruction...What do you think of these three main points of focus?

Links and Resources to Share In Advance, During: