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…

Expanded Notions of #Literacies

How we (the field, schools, media) conceptualize literacy, and thus define the perimeters for being ‘successful’ as a reader and writer, very much opens and closes spaces for students. Broader notions of literacy, and what it means to be literate (including in online contexts), expands the spaces where students can develop, critique, and utilize literate…

Young Adults and their Writing Practices

This month, we will consider Young Adults and their Writing Practices On Thursday (8/7) 8 PM EST: Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat! If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. We’ll discuss: What is the relationship between young adults’ in-school and out-of-school  writing…

Critical Race Theory

This month, we will consider Critical Race Theory. On Thursday (7/10) 8 PM EST: Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat! If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. We’ll discuss: 1. How are people conceptualizing CRT? 2. What contributions does CRT make toward…

Gaming in Education

This month, we will consider Gaming in Education. On Thursday (6/5) 8 PM EST: Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat! If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. We’ll discuss: 1. How do you define gaming, or gamification in an educational context? 2….

May #literacies & LRA R2P: Academic Vocabulary

This month, we will consider Academic Vocabulary. On Thursday (5/1) 8 PM EST: Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat! If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. We’ll discuss: What is the role of direct vocabulary instruction vs. learning language through use in context? What…

April #literacies and LRA R2P: Formative Experiments 2.0

This month, we will consider Formative #literacies Research and Design. On Thursday (4/3) 8 PM EST: Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat! If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. We’ll discuss: What is the role/purpose of research in…

2/17 & 2/20: Gender as a Lens in Educational Spaces

Announcing… The 4th LRA Research to Practice Episode on Monday, 2/17 at 7PM EST and follow-up #literacies chat on Thursday, 2/20 at 8PM EST On Monday and Thursday, we will consider Gender as a Lens in Educational Spaces. On Monday 7PM EST: The LRA Learning Research to Practice is available via Google Hangouts-on-Air. This broadcasts…

Transmedia with @AmandaHavard

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation below! As a storyteller and storyliver (story-er?), I (@AmandaHavard) have long since been invested in the evolution of storytelling. There exists a generation of digital natives hungry for content and suspended-disbelief experiences that exist outside the confines of network TV screens, traditionally published hardbacks, and the stone-built walls…

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…

On 11/7 Graphic Novels and #literacies

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation in the comments below! From Sterg Botzakis @sbotzakis: Mark your calendars! This coming Thursday, November 7th at 8 pm, I will be taking part in a live chat about graphic novels on Twitter. You can find the #literacies chat by following this link, and I will be talking about…