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Monthly Colorado Education Twitter Chat (#COedchat)

Join us for a discussion on Twitter! Each month, the Colorado Department of Education and the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) hosts the #COedchat with experts on various education topics. This is your opportunity as an educator, parent, student or citizen to interact with experts on a specific topic and ask any questions you may have. Join the chat on the fourth Monday of every month from 4-4:45 p.m. Just go to Twitter.com and enter the #COedchat hashtag in the search box.

To see past Colorado Education Twitter Chats - visit our storify page! 

Details for our next #COedchat

Date: Monday, April 28

Time: 4-4:45 p.m.

Topic: Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) - hosted by @codepted and @edinitiativeco

Content Experts:

How to participate:

1. On Monday, April 28 at 4 p.m. go to Twitter.com and type in #COedchat in the search box to follow the discussion.
2. @codepted and @edinitiativeco will be asking questions that were sent in advance of the Twitter chat.

    • Example tweet (what it will look like): @codepted: Q1: How can we encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields? #COedchat

3. Our content experts will be answering the questions and we encourage you to weigh in with your answers too! Be sure to include the #COedchat hashtag with every tweet. 

    • Example Tweet (how you should respond): A1: The Colorado STEM Education Roadmap sets the vision and outlines the steps #COedchat



4. Engage others- respond to fellow tweeters’ responses and carry on the discussion. Make sure to include #COedchat in your tweet!

    • Example Tweet (how you can respond to someone else): @MarySmith123: By bringing current "STEM" employees into the classroom #COedchat

If you have any questions about the #COedchat, please contact Katie Lams at lams_k@cde.state.co.us. If you've never participated in a Twitter chat before, check out this handy guide from Education Week.

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