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#IRAchat: Gearing Up for #IRA14

by Chelsea Simens
May 1, 2014

It’s almost here! Are you getting excited for the International Reading Association 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans? Do you still have questions about which sessions to attend or how to make the most of your conference experience? Well, you’re in luck! We’re hosting an #IRAchat focused on helping you gear up for #IRA14. Join us on Thursday, May 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET, 7:00 p.m. CST.

 5-8 IRAchatOur host for the evening will be international speaker and education consultant @iChrisLehman. He’ll be guiding the discussion and seeking your input on what you’re looking forward to and what you hope to get out of your time in New Orleans.

 Even if you’re unable to join us physically in New Orleans, this chat will be the perfect opportunity to make connections with your peers who are making the trip. All are welcome to chat and we know there will be plenty of resource sharing and excitement to go around.

To get a better idea what you can expect, check out the highlights of some of our previous #IRAchats and get ready to dive right in!

Stopping the Summer Slide

Motivation & Engagement with Book Clubs

Project Based Learning

How to Chat

To join the conversation, you can simply search for the #IRAchat hashtag in Twitter. If you’re unfamiliar with Twitter, you can learn how to get started and make the most of your experience by reading “Harnessing the Educational Power of Twitter.”

We look forward to chatting with you on Thursday and please feel free to tweet us with any questions you may have. Just use the #IRAchat hashtag in your tweet and we will do our best to help you with any advice or Twitter troubleshooting.

Chelsea Simens is a strategic communications intern at the International Reading Association. 

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