Introducing #imaginEDchat

Connecting Imaginative Educators Around The World

I (@perfinker) recently teamed up with inspiring, imaginative educator Ms. Olwen Cowan. We created a Twitter-based imagination-focused Professional Learning Network (PLN) (@imaginEDnow). We invite you to get involved in our monthly #imaginEDchat and meet/learn from other educators around the world who are passionate about engagement, creativity and imagination in education.

We hope you’ll join us each #wonderWed (the first Wednesday of every month) at 7 PM (PST).

The fun begins on September 7, 2016 so, SAVE THE DATE!

Our first topic:

What is imagination-focused teaching?

How #imaginEDchat Works:  Using Twitter & Hashtags

Participation is easy.

If you are not on Twitter and would like to participate then your first step is to get a Twitter account.  Once you have an account then “follow” @imaginEDnow.  This will allow you to get reminders about #wonderWed, connect with others in our IE PLN, and follow/participate in the conversation!

On the day/time of the #imaginEDchat, Olwen and I will tweet question(s) for discussion with the following hashtags #imaginEDchat and #wonderWed.  Use the same hashtags to introduce yourself, share your ideas, and engage with other imaginative educators!

More help: Here is a great article by Craig Kemp entitled “5 Tips For Managing A Fast Paced Twitter Chat”

In the meantime, you can SUBSCRIBE to this blog (imaginED) to get free imagination-focused resources/links, to access the TIPS FOR IMAGINATIVE EDUCATORS series and more.  No spam!

 

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