The Idea

Many of us in education are now working from home. This can be challenging as we juggle family responsibilities, finding quiet space for each member of the family to work, as well as time together with family to work through issues and concerns in the middle of a pandemic.

We need time to talk with colleagues and friends. It helps us to realize that we are not alone with our challenges in these times as well as an opportunity to learn and teach with others.

Survey (new)

After many months, I decided to survey participants about #EduCoffee with an eye on publishing about our experiences and trying to explain what this really is. You can find that at https://bit.ly/educoffeesurvey

Videos (Spanish, English version “coming soon”)

The Plan

Every weekday at 11am and 4pm my local time, I will host a chat in Zoom. The plan for now is three days in English, two days in Spanish. Schedule and link below in the details.

Here in Guadalajara, we are currently on Central Standard Time until April 5th. See details at https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/mexico/guadalajara

So the schedule may shift locally for you depending on your current location and daylight saving time schedule.

The Details

The sessions will be held using Zoom (no recording will be made), please contact Ken via email kenbauer at tec.mx or via a direct message on Twitter, Facebook or wherever else you can find me online.

Schedule

Generally, every weekday at 11am and 4pm Central time in Mexico (9am PDT/noon EDT and 2pm PDT/5pm EDT).

  • For the next 5 weeks (starting June 29) most 4pm sessions cancelled as I have my #TC1028 class from 3pm-5pm.

For your convenience, the current week’s schedule with widgets to convert to your local time zone are below.

  • Monday August 3
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  • Martes 4 de agosto
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  • Wednesday August 5
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  • Jueves 6 de agosto
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  • Friday August 7
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  • Saturday August 8
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Past meetings

  • Wednesday March 25 (English) Thanks for joining: Joe, Cam and Luis.
  • Jueves 26 de marzo (español) Gracias por asistir Gabriela, Eduardo, Rocío, Gloria y Mahdi.
  • Friday March 27 (English) Thanks to 9 attendees, the record so far. Some from SUNY and other institutions!
  • Monday March 30 (English) cancelled (I got busy)
  • Martes 31 de marzo (español) also cancelled (schedule conflict)
  • Wednesday April 1 (English) Thank you to Gabriela and Lamberto (México), Joe (USA) and Eva (Netherlands) for joining.
  • Jueves 2 de abril (español) Gracias por asistir Conxa desde España y mi colega Miguel del Tec de Monterrey en Puebla.
  • Friday April 3 am session (English) Thank you to Tec de Monterrey colleagues Mahdi and Pablo and guests from UK, USA and Canada Lawrie, Donna, Bonnie and Dave. This was a marathon 1+ hour wonderful session.
  • Friday April 3 pm session (English) Thank you to Gabriela and Chuck for joining.
  • Monday April 6 am session (English) Thanks to Gabriela, Gerardo P. and Cam for joining.
  • Monday April 6 pm session (English) Thank you To Jakob for joining. Great one to one conversation!
  • Martes 7 de abril sesión de la mañana (español) Gracias Donna, Andrea, Martha y Gabriela.
  • Wednesday April 8 am session (English) Thank you so much to Sheila, Maha, Autumm and Joe for joining me.
  • Jueves 9 de abril sesión de la mañana (español) Gracias a Eduardo y Mahdi por acompañarme.
  • Monday April 13 am session (English) Thank you to Alan, Mahdi and Gerardo S. for joining.
  • Martes 14 de abril sesión de la mañana (español) Gracias a Paco (desde España) por acompañarme.
  • Wednesday April 15 (English) Thanks for joining Pablo and Miguel.
  • Jueves 16 de abril (español) Gracias Angie.
  • Friday April 17 am session (English) Thank you to Gerardo P. and Apostolos for joining.
  • Friday April 17 pm session (English) Thank you to Orchid, Joe and Luis for joining me.
  • Monday April 20 am session (English) Thank you to Matthew for joining me for coffee.
  • Martes 21 de abril sesión de la mañana (español) Gracias Mahdi!
  • Martes 21 de abril sesión de tarde (español) Gracias por acompañarme Edgar.
  • Wednesday April 22 am session (English) Thanks to Joy, Joe and Miguel for joining.
  • Wednesday April 22 pm session (English) Thanks to Tim and Jakob for joining.
  • Jueves 23 de abril pm session (español) Gracias por acompañarme Gilberto.
  • Friday April 24 am session (English): thanks for joining Lawrie, Donna and Julia.
  • Friday April 24 pm session (English): thank you to Mo for joining me!
  • Monday April 27 am session (English) We switched to Spanish as it was just Gerardo P. and myself. Great conversation.
  • Monday April 27 pm session (English) Another great conversation with Jakob.
  • Martes 28 de abril sesión de la tarde (español). Gracias por acompañarme Gilberto, excelente conversación.
  • Wednesday April 29 am session (English) Thank you so much to Phil for joining me.
  • Jueves 30 de abril sesión de la mañana (Spanglish) Thanks Miguel for your regular visit and first time coffee visitor Rebecca.
  • Jueves 30 de abril sesión de la mañana (Spanglish) Thanks to regular Mahdi and first time coffee visitor Cinthya
  • Friday May 1 am session A nice discussion with Miguel.
  • Monday “May the 4th be with you”: No visitors, first time no #educoffee visitors
  • Martes 5 de mayo: None this day as well, morning session was cancelled for meetings.
  • Wednesday May 6: both sessions cancelled due to meetings for work.
  • Jueves 7 de mayo (pm): Thanks for joining Mahdi. We mostly switched to English and it was so good to catch up.
  • Friday May 8 am session. Thanks for Joe, Phil and Miguel for joining me. This brightened up my morning.
  • Friday May 8 pm session. Thank you Jakob for joining me this afternoon!
  • Monday May 11. No sessions today.
  • Martes 12 de mayo. Ninguna sesión por clase y juntas de trabajo.
  • Wednesday May 13 am session. A great conversation with Phil.
  • Wednesday May 13 pm session. Thanks for joining again Joy and our first time a student joining: Jorge.
  • Jueves 14 de mayo (am) Gracias por compartir cafe conmigo Miguel.
  • Friday May 15 (pm) Thanks for joining me Keegan.
  • Monday May 18 (am) Thanks to Cam, Joel and Miguel for joining this morning. Great conversation.
  • Wednesday May 20 (am) Thanks for joining for conversation Miguel.
  • Jueves 21 de mayo (am) Gracias Miguel.
  • Friday May 22 (pm) Thanks for a great discussion Jakob.
  • Monday May 25 (am) Thanks for joining Mahdi!
  • Wednesday May 27 (pm) Thanks for joining Crista.
  • Jueves 28 de mayo (am) Gracias Joe y Miguel.
  • Jueves 28 de mayo (pm) Gracias Viviana y Adriana.
  • Friday May 29 (pm) Thank you for joining Michael and Pablo.
  • Monday June 1 (am) Thanks for joining me Gerardo P and Cam.
  • Martes 2 de junio (pm) Gracias Adriana, Miguel y Eduardo C. (Super mega nerd session about Star Wars and collectibles).
  • Jueves 4 de junio (am) Muchas gracias a Omar (alumno de ISC de hace unos 18 años), Mahdi y Miguel por acompañarme.
  • Friday June 5 (pm) Thanks for joining David (a friend from #flipclass) and Adriana for joining.
  • Martes 9 de junio (pm) Gracias por acompañarme Mahdi.
  • Wednesday June 10 (am) Thank you for joining me for coffee María (from Zacatecas) and Miguel.
  • Wednesday June 10 (pm) Thank you for joining me Xinli and Joe.
  • Wednesday June 10 (bonus coffee) Thanks for creating an extra coffee break Adriana!
  • Jueves 11 de junio (am) Gracias por acompanarme Pablo y Miguel.
  • Friday June 12 (pm) Thank you for joining today for an extended-play coffee time Lawrie, Jakob, Donna, and Dave.
  • Monday June 15 (am) Thanks for joining Martín.
  • Monday June 15 (pm) Thanks for joining Viviana and Adriana.
  • Martes 16 de junio (am) Gracias por acompañarme y hablar sobre objetos Pablo.
  • Wednesday June 17 (pm) Thanks for joining Diego Z. and Jakob.
  • Jueves 18 de junio (am) Gracias a Jorge y Miguel por llegar a #educoffee
  • Thursday June 18 (evening)  with my buddy Miguel.
  • Friday June 19 (am) Thanks to Pablo for another coffee conversation
  • Friday June 19 (pm) Thanks to my student Jorge for joining again.
  • Monday June 22 Took the day off as the Tec de Monterrey gave us fathers the day off.
  • Martes 23 de junio (am) Gracias a Gerardo P. y Pablo por acompañarme.
  • Tuesday June 23 (pm) Thanks for joining Joe.
  • Wednesday June 24 (am) Thank you for joining today Lawrie and Viviana.
  • Wednesday June 24 (extra session about #educoffee) Thanks for joining me Donna and Lawrie.
  • Jueves 25 de junio (am) Gracias por acompañarme mi alumno Jorge y Miguel.
  • Jueves 25 de junio (pm) Gracias Pablo!
  • Thursday June 25 (special evening session) Thank you Luis P, Adriana, Derly and Joe for Joining me.
  • Thursday June 25 (late night session) Thanks to my good friend Miguel for joining.
  • Friday June 26 (am) Thanks for joining me Mahdi.
  • Friday June 26 (pm) Thanks for joining my Juan Antonio M. and Adriana.
  • Martes 30 de junio (am) Gracias por acompañarme Mariana, Gerardo P., Pablo y Miguel.
  • Wednesday July 1(am) Thank you for joining today Eugenia, Xinli, Leigh and Pablo.
  • Jueves 2 de julio (am) Gracias a Pablo y Viviana por acompañarme.
  • Friday July 3 (am) Thanks for the record breaking two hour session (90 minutes in English, then 30 minutes in Spanish). Lawrie, Viviana, Dave, Miguel.
  • Friday July 3 (pm) Thanks for another great session (one hour). Gilberto, Jorge, Nate, Jakob, and Viviana.
  • Friday July 3 (evening) Thanks for joining the second evening session: Joe, Cam, Miguel, Viviana, and Codie.
  • Monday July 6 (am) Thanks for joining me this morning Joy and Leigh. Sorry for needing to leave quickly for my presentation.
  • Wednesday July 8 (am) Thank you so much for joining today Lawrie, Derly and Kieran. I really needed this today.
  • Jueves 9 de julio (am) Muchas gracias Pablo y Viviana. Salió dos resultados para mi interesantes “Identidad y diversidad” y bitácora de Pablo.
  • Friday July 10 (am) Thanks for joining Pablo, Xinli, Andrea, Cam, Lawrie, and Viviana
  • Friday July 10 (pm) Thanks for joining Jakob and Jorge P.
  • Saturday July 11 (evening) Thanks for joining Ana Itza and Jakob.
  • Monday July 13 (am) Thanks for joining Pablo and Derly.
  • Martes 14 de julio (am) Gracias Pablo.
  • Wednesday July 15 (am) Thanks Xinli and Miguel.
  • Jueves 16 de julio (am) Gracias Miguel y Pablo.
  • Friday July 17 (am) Thanks Donna!
  • Friday July 17 (pm) Thank you Jorge P., Mario and Gris.
  • Saturday July 18 (evening) Thanks Jakob, Autumm, and Eugenia.
  • Monday July 20 (am) Thank you Andrea, Miguel and Kieran.
  • Martes 21 de julio (am) Gracias Viviana y Pablo.
  • Jueves 23 de julio (am) Gracias Mariana, Pablo, Gorky y Terri.
  • Friday July 24 (am) Thanks Andrea, Ma. Gabriela, Pablo, Kieran, and Miguel.
  • Monday July 27 (am) Thanks for joining me Miguel.
  • Martes 28 de julio (am) Gracias por acompañarme Miguel y Pablo
  • Wednesday July 29 (am) Thanks for joining Phil, Viviana, Jorge and Miguel.
  • Thursday July 30 (am) Thanks for joining Xinli, Pablo, Miguel, Gerardo P.
  • Friday July 31 (am) Thank you for joining Andrea, Lawrie and Viviana
  • Friday July 31 (pm) Thanks for joining me for coffee Alan and Joe.

Feedback

Let me know what you think or if we need another time for these sessions. I pace myself to take breaks during the day.

If you are looking for a personal one-to-one chat, feel free to use my scheduler for a meetings with me. You can find that at https://kenbauer.youcanbook.me

Featured Image Credit

Picture of mocha coffee with steamed milk design.
“Coffee Art” flickr photo by kenbauer https://flickr.com/photos/ken_bauer/40576667060 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license
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56 thoughts on “Educator Coffee (or Tea) Time

  1. Ken, aunque solo he pasado dando una vista por aquí…sin más que leer títulos y algunos datos de los chat. Me siento invitada para llegar en otro momento. La idea de tomar un café…atrapa.
    Gracias, en otro momento….llevo mi café. Me gusta escuchar….observar.
    Ahh y olvidaba comentar el tipo de letra de los títulos y el tipo de escritura son fantásticas para mi.

    Saludos desde Guatemala.

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