Posts Tagged ‘social’


Congratulations to All Who Participated in our Inaugural #gtchat!

Ireland, Finland, Germany, Australia & the U.S. came together on Friday, January 22, 2010 to launch two sessions of the new weekly global #gtchat on Twitter. To those who participated, I applaud you!

For those of you who missed the noon/EST #gtchat on “Igniting Advocacy and Propelling Optimism” you can download the transcript here: (Tip: Scroll down to the bottom and start at the beginning.)

The transcript from the 7:00p.m./EST #gtchat on “Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Students” can be found here: (Word DOC) or (PDF).

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Global Gifted Chat Launches Friday on Twitter: Use Hashtag #gtchat

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If you’re a parent of a gifted student, a gifted and talented (GT) educator, classroom teacher, administrator, psychologist and/or a gifted advocate, you will now have the opportunity to participate in an exciting new global gifted chat every Friday on Twitter!

Thanks to a savvy suggestion by P.J. Kaiser (@Doublelattemama) and enthusiastic support from dozens and dozens of Twitter experts and gifted advocates, including Joel McIntosh of @PrufrockPress and @cybraryman1,we’re going to dive into the realm of real-time, real-world advocacy every Friday at both noon and 7:00 p.m. (EST), using the hashtag #gtchat.

If you’re new to Twitter and/or have never experienced a Twitter chat, please know it is quite easy to participate. Enter #gtchat into the subject search box and then save that search. You’ll see a stream of all the tweets relating to #gtchat. It’s that simple. Read the rest of this entry »