#2ndaryELA Chat Summary 7/14 Topic: Reflecting on Last YearJuly 15, 2015
The results are in! Our first #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was a success. Almost 20 middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers spent an hour chatting about successes, struggles, good reads, and valuable resources from last year.
Suggested Reads for Students: Of Mice & Men, The Outsiders, And Then There Were None, To Kill A Mockingbird, One for the Murphys, Out of My Mind, Prisoner B-3087, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Poisonwood Bible, Touching Spirit Bear, The Giver, Freak the Mighty, The Fault in Our Stars, The Hobbit
Suggested Reads for Teachers: Teaching for Joy & Justice by Linda Christensen, Teach Like A Champion by Doug Lemov, anything by Kelly Gallagher, Teach Like a Pirate, Well Spoken, In the Best Interest of Students, Notice & Note
Technology to Check Out: Google Classroom, Google Drive, Subtext, Membean, Class Dojo, Turnitin, Kahoot!
Hope you'll join us next week, Tuesday July 21st at 8pm EST to discuss the ELA classroom environment. The questions for next week's chat will be posted here on Sunday. If you missed last night's chat, scroll down and read the whole thing below.