Examples: Art Titzel: Social Studies, presidential debate chat Lisa Butler: Presentation backchannel chat
Tools: Moodle Chatzy Cover it Live Twitter
Backchanneling• Instant messaging• In synch secondary conversation• Class participation• Archive of activity
Backchannel in the Classroom Opportunities• Presentation, movie or live event discussion• Role playing / debate• Students ask questions immediately• Students critically thinking about the material• Students help students• Formative feedback• More . . .