Global Education Conference 2012- Connecting through Community #Chats

Your Name and Title: Jason Graham: Connecting through Community #Chats

School, Library, or Organization Name: Bandung International School, Indonesia

Country from Which You Will Present: Indonesia

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.): All educators who wish to develop their personal learning network

Short Session Description (one line): Connecting educators and developing online communities using Twitter online #hashtag chats.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like): A presentation and exploration of how to set up, manage and promote an online community using twitter #hashtags. There are many #chats out there. These are communities that one can get involved in and contribute, or be a passive observer. Valuable connections are made through these #chat communities such as #elemchat, #edchat, #globalclassroom, #kinderchat and #pypchat. This presentation will share experiences of how to create, share and simply join an online community.

Outcomes
  • Enduring understanding of building online connections within a community.
  • Managing on online #chat to build communities.
  • How to maximise Twitter to enhance professional development.

Chats to follow:

IBO PYP (unofficial #chat) #pypchat
Global Classroom Project #globalclassroom
For the lower Primary Teachers #Kinderchat

Also see @cybraryman1 for an extensive list of Educational #hashtags and #chats from around the world