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#CaArtsEdChat Every Wednesday

Join @PCrooks_VAPA and arts education experts from across the state for a Twitter Chat every Wednesday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. We are growing a statewide virtual professional learning community for educators, artists, and others passionate about arts education. Let’s chat about the new state arts standards, best practices, and the great things happening in your classes.

How to join

  1. Go to Twitter
  2. Search #CaArtsEdChat
  3. Click the blue Tweet button in the top right (or the blue quill in the bottom right on your phone)
  4. Start chatting!

How it works

  • The chat facilitator will ask questions (Q1, Q2, Q3, and Q4) to get the conversation started.

  • Anyone can answer using the #CaArtsEdChat and starting your tweet with A1, A2, A3, or A4 so everyone knows which question you're answering.

  • Like someone else's answer? Let them know with a like or a reply.

  • The facilitator will be retweeting and answering follow-up questions from participants. 

  • Don't be afraid to join in!

Twitter Chat Questions

March 13

Q1: Hi! Introduce yourself and share a GIF representing the art discipline(s) you practice.

Q2: Highlights from #ArtsinEducation Month? Pictures? We want to celebrate with you!

Q3: What's an insight or "ah-ha!" or question you had from the introduction to the new California Arts Standards

Q4: There are four artistic processes: Creating, Performing/Presenting/Producing, Responding, and Connecting. Which one has you feeling confident today? Got a video or pic to share?! 

March 20

Q1: Hi! Introduce yourself and share a quote that inspires you.

Q2: Highlights from #ArtsinEducation Month? Bring out those pictures and videos -- we want to celebrate with you!

Q3: What cross-curricular lesson ideas come to mind with the new California Arts Standards

Q4: Of the four artistic processes -- Creating, Performing/Presenting/Producing, Responsing, and Connecting -- which one has you feeling inspired today? Tell us why.

March 27

Q1: Hi! Introduce yourself and share how you used the new California Arts Standards in a conversation with colleagues this week.

Q2: Highlights from #ArtsinEducation Month? What are some ways we can keep the arts in education celebration going next month? 

Q3: What does artistic literacy mean to you? 

Q4: What's your favorite go-to teaching resource and why? (Don't forget to share a link.)

Archived chat questions

March 6

Q1: Hi! Introduce yourself and share something unique.

Q2: What do you have planned to celebrate #ArtsinEducation Month?

Q3: Have you read the introduction to the new California Arts Standards? What did you think?

Q4: How do you feel about the California Arts Standards? Feel free to use a GIF to best express your feelings!