How to Join #literacies

You can find the #literacies chat on Twitter the 2nd 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.

Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence: #Literacies chat 2/12/19

After a long hiatus from the website, we’re back! As we begin gearing up for #AERA19, we held the first in our Spring series of #literacies chats to discuss “Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence.” As an integral part of this year’s AERA theme, Leveraging Educational Research in a “Post-Truth” Era:  Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence,…

#Literacies chat 3/13/18

Gregory Ullmer (2003) theorizes that electracy is “to digital media what literacy is to print.” In our 3/13 #literacies chat we discussed how youth author themselves in digital spaces through digital writing and how we can support their emerging “electracy” as part of their developing #literacies in digital spaces in and outside of the classroom?…

Upcoming #Literacies Chats!

What’s even better than free stuff?! Awesome professional conversations on Twitter! And when do amazing #literacies chats happen? The second Tuesday of every month at 5pm PT/ 8pm ET.  Here are the topics of our upcoming chats: 2/13: #literacies chat on #digitalgeographies with @nathancphillips (facilitated by @urocprof) Join Nathan Phillips (@nathancphillips) and Master’s students at…

That moment when….

You go to add the Storify from last month’s (January’s) #literacies chat and you realize you never posted the Storify from the previous month’s (December’s) #literacies chat that you actually facilitated.  Oops. #humanmoments #bingeliteracieschatcatchup

UPCOMING CHATS Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST for #literacies chats on Twitter. In the coming months, we’ll host conversations inspired by chapters in the Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures. November 14: Digital Divides and Social Inclusion, with Mark Warschauer & Tamara…

November #literacies chat: Digital Divides and Social Inclusion

Continuing our months-long exploration into the Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures , on Tuesday, November 14 at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST we will discuss issues raised in Chapter 5: Digital Divides and Social Inclusion. The idea of a digital divide has evolved from concerns over simple access to digital devices to conceptions of…

September #Literacies Chat: Supporting students through writing & literacies

In light of recent events including the White supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the announcement of the phase out of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, and the ongoing political climate that many feel is polarizing our country, this month’s #literacies chat focused on how we can support students who may…