Space, Place, and #literacies

In November, #literacies chat will bookend Episode 13 of the LRA Show. The topic is Space, Place, and #literacies. On Thursday (11/6) @ 8 PM EST #literacies chat: Join us on Twitter for a conversation using the hashtag #literacies about the role of place and space in teaching and learning. If you are new to…

On 11/22 NCTE Happy Hour Meet-up with #engchat and #literacies chat

The organizers of #engchat and #literacies are hosting a happy hour meetup at the NCTE 2013 Annual Convention on Friday, November 22, from 4:30pm-5:30pm at the Sidebar Grille in the Sheraton Hotel. This is a great chance to meet new, old, and prospective #literacies and #engchat tweeters. Everyone is welcome! We have one big table reserved, and imagine that folks…

3/21 #literacies chat with William Kist @williamkist

Many teachers and scholars are advocating for a broadened conception of literacy in this global new media age.  During the past year, I’ve studied some interesting projects that seek to take advantage of the ease of classroom collaborations on an international level.  These collaborations have taken the form of creating a textbook together  or working on teams…

Threads to pick back up at #literacies Chat on 2/7

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation below! Here’s where the chat started on 2/7: View as slideshow Questions: anna smith@writerswriting @erinmarieclancy Perhaps next time we can discuss the #connectedlearning recommendations that we didn’t get to tonight. #literacies Thu, Jan 17 2013 17:59:36 · Original link ReplyRetweetFavorite Emily Pendergrass@Dr_Pendergrass @writerswriting How can #connectedlearning and…

Join Us for the #literacies Reboot September 6, 2012

First of all, we’d like to thank each and every #literacies participant who has made our #literacies chat a success from the start! With so many of us traveling–and though there is not a time when any of us will be any less busy–we’d like to take a break from #literacies chats with a reboot…

On 6/21 #literacies: Poking at the Term “Texts”

In our first chat session, Karen LeBonte @kbl invited us to “poke” at the definition of “text.” The responses left us thinking this is fertile ground to explore: @klbz @allistelling I see "texts" as mediating our participation and interactions. #literacies — Michael Manderino (@mmanderino) June 7, 2012 Earlier #literacies incl. built in textual authority (superiority)?…

Post-Chat #literacies ‘Randoms’

A few exchanges post-chat have tickled my fancy. I thought I’d collect them and share them. These have emphasized for me how generous, connected, and smart the people involved in #literacies really chat really are! Twitter Chats are like “conversations at a good, loud party.” @allistelling #literacies Thanks for the invitation, Pete! These new tweet-ins…

Inaugural #literacies Chat

On June 7, 2012, we held our first #literacies chat. To announce the topic for the evening, I had written: “For our first week, we’d like to know what brings each of us to the table, so to speak. How do our educational, research and personal interests in contemporary literacies connect and build on each…

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.