To participate: Sign up for a Twitter account and follow @NXTtweetup. Connect with this NASATalk collaborative from 4-5 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday of National Robotics week, April 9-13. Activities will be tweeted once every 15 minutes and authors will be standing by on the collaborative to answer any posted questions (new comments).
The NASATalk NXT Tweetup will be held:
Dates: Monday – Friday, April 9-13, 2012
4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time
2:00-3:00 p.m. Mountain Time
1:00-2:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Twitter: Follow @NXTtweetup
NASATalk: The NASATalk NXT Tweetup is here – where the majority of comments will be exchanged. Important comments will be Tweeted. Each activity will be posted under a Group Article with the activity name. Tweets will include the activity name and link to the website.
After the event:
YES, you MAY post activity questions as comments AFTER the NASATalk NXT Tweetup is over. Activity authors receive new comment notifications. They will continue to respond as they are able - less quickly than during their scheduled Tweetup hour.
Goals of the NASATalk NXT Tweetup
- Support educators/youth leaders with classroom activities in different content areas and grade levels.
- Familiarize educators with how Twitter can be used in education.
- Familiarize educators with using the NASATalk collaborative for activity support.
- Familiarize educators with how NASA uses robots for exploration and science.
- Provide educators with an easy way to connect and share lessons and activities during National Robotics Week.
***Thanks to our followers around the world; Mr. Buist’s class; Caitlin Reasbeck-lead tweeter; James Ice-tested Mountain Climber; and presenters: Meri Cummings-Wheeling Jesuit University Center for Educational Technologies, Luke Reynolds and Robin Shoop-Carnegie Mellon National Robotics Engineering Center & Computer Science Student Network; Kathy Morgan and Megan Patent-Nygren, GEAR-Tech-21 and University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Jane Taylor-Bot Shop LLC; Deryn Martin-Robert Morris University; Storm Robinson-NASA ePDN Program & CEISMC-Georgia Institute of Technology.