Category Archives: #SVVSDChat

Feb. 12-16 #SVVSDChat – Growth Mindset

February 12th-16th, the ITCs will be hosting another SVVSD slow chat, and we’d love to have you participate. A special invite goes out to the Growth Mindset book study hosted by Duffy Nelson and Casey Luker.

Check out this page to learn about the #SVVSDChat and how to participate. 

This month the topic we will be discussing growth mindset. We look forward to hearing about the classroom experiences with regard to growth mindset.

Questions for the next chat:

Q1 What has changed in your classroom or your practice when you started to emphasize a growth mindset?

Q2 What is one tool or strategy you have sed that has helped students understand the power of yet?

Q3 What surprising struggles have you encountered within yourself when embracing a growth mindset? 

Q4 With regard to growth mindset,   complete this sentence: “I wonder…”


Jan. 8-12 #SVVSDChat – Join Us!

January 8-12th the ITCs will be hosting the second SVVSD slow chat, and we’d love to have you join!

Before we give you details, we want to pause for a moment and celebrate the success around the first #SVVSDChat! Check out the timeline of the chat and some of the highlights below.There were so many incredible educational resources and thoughts shared across the district. Exploring some of the options led to more conversations with colleagues and shifts in my thinking and practice. This happened because so many folks participated, we hope you’ll  join us again, and invite some new folks to join!

Check out this page to learn about the #SVVSDChat and how to participate. 

Questions for the next chat:
Q1 What is a professional learning network (PLN) and why have one as an educator?
Q2 What groups make up your PLN? (both online and offline)
Q3 How do you build and engage with a PLN?
Q4 How have the students you serve benefitted from you tapping into your PLN?


SVVSD Twitter Slow Chat #SVVSDChat

December 11th the ITCs will be hosting the first SVVSD slow chat and we’d love to have you join!

Our first topic will center around some of our favorite educational resources. Here are the questions for the first week:

Q1 Which educational video(s) inspire you as an educator? (i.e. TEDTalk)
Q2 Which book inspires you as an educator and why?
Q3 Which podcast inspires you as an educator?
Q4 Who is an educator that inspires you?


Q1. How does the slow chat work?

A1. Monday through Thursday during the 2nd week of the month the slow chat facilitator will post a question using the hashtag #SVVSDChat and Q1 on day 1, Q2 on day 2, etc. 

Q2: How can I participate?

A2: Answer one or more of the questions posted throughout the week via #SVVSDChat, and the corresponding alphanumeric sequence to the question you are answering. And/or respond to other people’s posts.