February TweetMeet with WE and Fair Chance Learning

January 17, 2019

This February, we have an incredibly exciting TweetMeet for you. On February 5th at 7:00 PM EST, we'll be chatting with our Class of 2030 Transformation partners, the WE Movement and Fair Chance Learning, as well as some cutting-edge Canadian education leaders. We've been thinking a lot about what the world will look like when the students entering school now graduate, and we're excited to talk about Inclusion, Equity and Teaching the Class of 2030. If you're intent on preparing your students for the world of tomorrow through technology, empathy, and the ability to adapt to challenge, you don't want to miss this chat.

We've got an all-star team of hosts for this one:
-Catherine Zeisner, Ed.D in Educational Leadership, Assistant Professor at Western University and Gonzaga University, and Principal at Thames Valley District School Board
-Kim Kirk, Student Success Program Manager, Seven Generations Education Institute
-Jeff Cummings, Technology Learning Coordinator, Wellington Catholic District School Board
-The WE Team
-Lia De Cicco-Remu, Director of Education Strategy and Teacher Engagement, Microsoft Canada
-Martha Jez, Co-founder and CEO, Fair Chance Learning
-Dustin Jez, Co-founder and CEO, Fair Chance Learning
-Titus Ferguson, Director of Industry Education Partnerships, Fair Chance Learning

With this many leaders in education and youth engagement at the helm, this will be one of our most fascinating TweetMeets yet. Read on to learn how you can take part on February 5th at 7:00 PM EST

What are #MSFTEduChat Canada TweetMeets?

Every month, Microsoft in Education Canada organizes a social event on Twitter for Canadian educators. The hashtag we use is #MSFTEduChat. A team of topic-specialists prepares and hosts these TweetMeets together. They craft questions around a certain topic and share them on Twitter, then our digital attendees strike up a conversation around the topic.
All you have to do is keep an eye on the hashtag and contribute any insights, ideas, or expertise to the conversation. Or you can just listen in! It's a great way to connect and learn.

The easiest way to keep on top of the conversation is by using TweetDeck. Our friend Marjolein Hoekstra created a quick tutorial to help her OneNote Education TweetMeet attendees. It's a tool that'll help you follow the hashtag #MSFTEduChat during the conversation.

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We can't wait to connect with Canadian educators during our Inclusion, Equity, and Teaching the Class of 2030 TweetMeet. Join us on Twitter on Tuesday, February 5th at 7:00 PM EDT. If you have any questions, connect with the Microsoft in Education Canada team on Twitter by sending a Twitter message to @MicrosoftEduCA.

In the meantime, we encourage you to prepare yourself for the chat by reading our research about what today's students can expect when they graduate into the world of 2030. We'll see you at the TweetMeet!

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