How to Join #literacies

You can find the #literacies chat on Twitter the 4th Tuesday of every month at 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Search for the hashtag #literacies in Twitter. We’ve learned from our friends and colleagues who participate in #engchat that another tool like Twubs or tchat can help you follow the discussion. Tweetdeck is another good option.

5/26 with with Tracey Flores & Justin Coles: “Together We Can Overcome”

The Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent quarantine of communities has highlighted the long history of systemic inequities that have existed for IBPOC folx since the beginning of colonization in this country. Click here for our SIG’s conversation about how we can build solidarity across communities at this time to move forward.

1/28/20 with Gholdy Muhammad: Engaging Culturally & Historically Responsive #Literacies

Such a great chat with Gholdy Muhammad (@GholdyM) about culturally and historically responsive #literaces. She shared elements of the equity framework from her book Cultivating Genius including these four key dimensions: identity development, skills, intellectualism and criticality. She shared many powerful ideas and resources! If you missed the chat, please check it out here.

#Literacies Chat 9/24/19 — Centering Joy: Living Our Best #Literacies Lives

To start off the new school year, we discussed “Centering Joy: Living our best #literacies lives!” This chat reflected on the power of centering joy in #literacies research & practice with educators, youth, and scholars across classrooms & communities. We started by defining and conceptualizing what it means to find joy in #literacies practices and…

#Literacies Chat 7/23/19 with Jamila Lyiscott — Literacies, Race & Culture

Welcome to new Communications Director Jamila Lyiscott! Author of the book, Black Appetite. White Food. Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom, she led us in an engaging conversation around  her vision for the SIG and the relationships between race, culture and #literacies. If you missed the chat, please check it…