Expanding the notion of backchanneling

At Tech Forum Austin, Paul Wood (Bishop Dunne Catholic School) and I presented “Tapping into the Backchannel”–a session on the variety of ways that backchannels can be used both professionally and in the classroom setting. We spoke specifically about how backchannels can be used by educators as: 1)learners 2)information gatherers 3)presenters (including speakers, principals, board members, etc–any sort of meeting) 4) in classroom settings As learners, tools like Twitter can be invaluable ways to tap into professional development workshops that we could never attend, and […]