Monday, November 16, 2015

November 2015 #LCPSedChat topic

Our next #LCPSedChat will be November 19th at 8 pm.  Below is the topic and questions we will cover.  We hope you are able to learn with us.

When: November 19, 2015 at 8pm

Where: Twitter (use or to follow the conversation more easily)

What: Chat topics & questions will be announced before the chat. Check out these blogs for information: and

Hashtag: #lcpsedchat
Who: EVERYONE! Looking for LCPS teachers...ALL are welcome!

Topic: Holidays

Q1. What do you think about holidays in schools?  Should there be a place for it?
Q2. What are the positives and drawbacks of celebrating holidays in schools?
Q3. What are instructional connections to holidays that are appropriate for the classroom?
Q4. How can you use the holidays to create openings to build cultural awareness in the classroom?
Q5. How does your cultural background influence your teaching?


  1. Sign into either or to follow the conversation. Sign
    in USING your twitter username & password. Type in #lcpsedchat. Now, the sites will automatically put the #lcpsedchat into every tweet for you.
  2. EVERY tweet must include the #lcpsedchat to be seen by the group.
  3. Introduce yourself and jump into the chat. Ask questions, answer questions. This
    chat is for you! Tip: Address someone directly by using their username if you are answering/asking them a question.
  4. This chat is moderated by @mhaseltine, @jbreynoldsTRT, and @lganley. Follow the moderators!
  5. The chat will be archived when it’s done and the archive will be shared on twitter and the blogs. You can read the entire chat after it’s over, if you want.
  6. Remember: Chats can move fast. It’s ok! Take a deep breath and get ready!