Wrap Up: Creating Opportunities to Increase the Teacher Pipeline

Posted: Fri, 10/02/2020 - 2:17pm

Wednesday, September 30 had #INedchat moderator and IDOE Director of Leadership and Innovation, Rebecca Estes (@reflectiverae), discuss with participants how school leaders can create opportunities to increase the teacher pipeline. After participants started out the chat by shouting-out their respective alma maters, everyone got down to business with question one.


Wrap Up: Suicide Prevention

Posted: Fri, 10/02/2020 - 2:02pm

The Wednesday, September 23 edition of #INedchat had Indiana Department of Education Director of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness, Christy Berger (@ChristyINSEL) and School Counseling Specialist Michelle Clarke (@CounselorClarke) moderate a chat about the important topic of suicide prevention and how educators, parents, and families can better support Indiana youth.

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.