Wrap Up: Digital Citizenship

Posted: Fri, 09/18/2020 - 9:55am

The Wednesday, September 16 edition of #INedchat had moderators and IDOE Senior Digital Learning Specialist Jennifer Watson (@techiejenny) and Computer Science Specialist Jake Koressel (@Indiana_CS) chat with participants about digital citizenship to celebrate Indiana's Digital Citizenship Week, September 14-18, 2020.


Wrap Up: Redefining Assessment

Posted: Thu, 09/03/2020 - 1:54pm Updated: Thu, 09/10/2020 - 2:49pm

Indiana Department of Education Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning, Robin Conti (@robinlconti) and Elementary Math and Science Specialist, Emily Bruning (@mrsbruning) took over #INedchat moderation duties to challenge the purpose and understanding of classroom assessment. After introductions were made, participants jumped right in with question one.


Question One: What is the purpose of classroom assessment?

Wrap Up: Cultural Competency in the Classroom

Posted: Thu, 09/03/2020 - 12:10pm

Wednesday, August 26 had Indiana Department of Education Chief Academic Officer Robin LeClaire (@leclairerobin) take over as #INedchat moderator as participants discussed how to incorporate cultural competency in the classroom. After everyone introduced themselves and shared why they thought cultural competency was important in the classroom, Robin kicked off the chat with question one.

Wrap Up: Positive Leadership

Posted: Thu, 08/20/2020 - 5:52pm

This week's #INedchat on Wednesday, August 19, had moderator and IDOE Director of School Improvement, Melissa Blossom (@MelissaABlossom) lead a discussion about how positive leadership can inspire growth, even in the most challenging of times.

Wrap Up: Going Digital: Tools to Thrive!

Posted: Thu, 07/30/2020 - 1:37pm

Wednesday, July 29 had moderators Dr. Jen Jensen (@DrJenJensen), Director of Teaching and Learning, and Jennifer Watson (@techiejenny), Senior Digital Learning Specialist, gearing up participants for the upcoming school year and digital learning expectations. As contributors hopped into the chat, they shared emojis and .gifs to describe their feelings about digital learning, after which, the chat got underway.


Wrap Up: SEL Re-entry Roadmap

Posted: Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:48am Updated: Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:46am

The Wednesday, July 15 #INedchat had moderators Christy Berger (@ChristyINSEL), Director of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness and Lisa Truitt (@LisaTruitt_SEL), Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness Specialist and State Attendance Officer host a chat all about the SEL Roadmap to Re-entry.

Wrap Up: Early Learning

Posted: Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:58am Updated: Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:48am

The Wednesday, July 8 #INedchat kicked off with moderator and Indiana Department of Education's Pre-K Expansion Specialist Sarah Parks-Reese (@sarahlee218) asking everyone to introduce themselves and the age of children with whom they work. Following introductions, participants jumped right into questions.


Wrap Up: Family Engagement

Posted: Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:30am

This week's #INedchat was moderated by Indiana Department of Education's Rebecca Estes (@reflectiverae) and Amy Beasley (@innovativeamy) from the Office of Leadership and Innovation. Amy and Rebecca discussed family engagement with a group of enthusiastic participants.