ONedSsChat is Expanding Across Canada and Crossing Borders!

The Ontario EDU Student Twitter Chat (@ONedSsChat) is expanding to include K-12 classes across Canada and the United States – and you’re invited!

What is @ONedSsChat?

@ONedSsChat is a student-led Twitter Chat that connects K-12 students anywhere in North America to discuss topics related to character education, social justice, and citizenship. #ONedSsChat creates opportunities for students to network with others, gain perspective, build relationships with new learning partners in a literacy-rich learning environment, experience social media as a powerful platform for learning, and establish a positive digital footprint.

Our Mission

Connecting and empowering K-12 students across Ontario to lead, learn, share and act together to create positive change.

You’re Invited!

We would like to officially invite you to our next chat as we discuss Music and Mental Health. All of the information you need to get involved in next month’s chat is included below, or you can visit our website to learn more! Questions? Contact us!


K-12 Tweet and Talk*:       Tuesday February 12th, 10:00AM – 11:00AM

K-12 Slow Chat:                   All month long!

If you are new to #ONedSsChat, Start Here!
Detailed information about our chats can be found here.

*The Tweet and Talk Live Event lasts for approximately 30 minutes, but the Tweet and Talk Twitter Chat will continue after the Live Event ends for the remaining 30 minutes.

If you are interested in having a few students from your class join #ONedSsChat Student Leads on panel for a Tweet and Talk please contact us!


Following the scheduled Tweet and Talk (YouTube Live Event), the recording of the Tweet and Talk will be posted on our website, and on our YouTube Channel for classes to use as a provocation.


Music and Mental Health

1. Why do you listen to music?

2. Why should teachers use music in class and/or allow students to listen to their own music?

3. How does music affect your mental health? Positively/ negatively?

4. What impact does creating music have on your mental health? Why?

5. What are you favourite songs/bands for different moods and/or activities? (For example, what songs/ bands motivate you #MotivationMusic, help you study #StudyMusic, help you sleep #SleepMusic, etc.)

*These same 5 questions will be used for the Slow Chat all month long. Where necessary, questions have been reworded for younger Tweeters. We recommend classes spend time answering the questions ahead of time so time during the chat can be spent liking tweets, retweeting, quoting tweets in reply, and collaborating with others.

Have you participated in an #ONedSsChat before?

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Have 2 minutes? Please take our SHORT survey to help improve #ONedSsChat!

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