NAPE CEO Mimi Lufkin will lead a discussion about equity and access in STEM as a guest host of the Big Beacon Twitter Chat on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 8 PM ET. The weekly #BigBeacon Twitter Chat is a time when educators, professionals, and students alike come together to discuss topics, explore ideas, and build community around the common goal of transforming engineering education. Look for hashtag #BigBeacon every Wednesday at 8 pm EST.
About Big Beacon
The Big Beacon is a Movement to Transform Engineering Education. An Illinois not-for-profit corporation, Big Beacon was organized to catalyze a global social movement to transform engineering education. The Big Beacon connects dots among individuals and organizations to collaboratively disrupt the status quo, thereby bringing about change to align engineering education (and by association K-12 STEM education) with the creativity imperative of our times. Read the Big Beacon Manifesto at http://bigbeacon.org.
How to Twitter Chat
If you’ve never Twitter chatted before, don’t worry; it’s very easy. First, get a Twitter account if you don’t already have one, and log in. At 8 PM ET on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, go to twitter.com and type #BigBeacon into the search box on Twitter. Thereafter all the tweets with the hashtag #BigBeacon will show up on your Twitter page. To participate, simply express your opinion by sending a tweet, and be sure to append the hashtag #BigBeacon so other members of the Twitter Chat see you are posting.