This week I wanted to try something new. So here is my attempt at a scavenger hunt on Twitter. I hope you like the infusion of technology into our normal chats because there are some tasks that require you to use your camera during the chat. To help you prep, I added the questions below to give you a chance to get your answers ready.
Q1 - Introductory selfie - take a picture of yourself and share a little about how you are- name location grade level subject
Q2A - This is something I don't do enough so thought it would be a good way to start --
Look at #sstlap feed from the past week or so and quote the tweet from another #sstlap person to #Piratehunt #sstlap. Explain why you chose this tweet to share.
Q2B check #sschat to see if there is anything on that chat feed that you think is worth using in your classroom
Q3 look at what is trending find a new hash tag and find something of interest to you. Quote that tweet and share to #PirateHunt #sstlap and make a comment about why you think this is worth sharing or what you learn from that feed that is trending.
John Doe - investigation into corporations and wealth in politics in Wisconsin
Q4 A. Followers - Please share at least 3 people that you follow and why - Quote this question in your response.
Q4B. Follow 3 new people and share their names in your tweet- quote this question to respond.
Q5 Video- use your phone or webcam to take a short video answering this question. Why do you join #sstlap? or Why do you enjoy teaching? or What is your number one goal or priority for this school year?
Q6A Answer with tweet, pic, or video or other- How do you introduce yourself to students each year, share examples if possible.
Q6B Introduce your real self beyond what you teach- who you are as a person.
Q7A Homework for next week -- share pictures/videos of your room or examples of student work from this year. Share to #sstlap #PirateHunt Share multiple posts of the things you are doing this week.
Q7B Homework for next week- virtual field trip - take a trip around your school or city and share a few places of interest. You could take pics or short videos to share about what makes your community great and unique!
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.