05 Jan

Top 10 Education Hashtags to Follow on Twitter

Twitter is a great way to stay current and get new ideas in education. If you have a Twitter account, periodically check these hashtags and be sure to follow NEIU on Twitter as well. For example, a quick #edchat search pulled up this story on Twitter:

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Some popular tags:

  1. #edchat
  2. #K12
  3. #learning
  4. #edleadership
  5. #edtech
  6. #engchat
  7. #literacy
  8. #scichat
  9. #mathchat
  10. #edreform

There are plenty more which special in addition areas– gifted education, special education–but these are some that NEIU monitors on a daily basis.

Do you have others to add to this list that you find useful as an educator?

26 Sep

Use #EdChat on Twitter for “Micro-learning” Professional Development

If you’re on Twitter, check out hashtag #edchat for an eclectic mix of educational news and updates relevant for parents, teachers and administrators. “Micro-learning” professional development in 140 characters offers an array of information on topics that include instruction, technology, assessment and more. For example, a quick search of the hashtag pulls up the following tweets:

 

Unsure where to start?

If you’re new to Twitter, here’s an overview on how the #echat hashtags (and similar ones such as #edtech or #K12) can be a great way to expand your knowledge and gain valuable insights into education.

Need even more help? Visit IU19 and suggest a “how to set up Twitter for education” video tutorial in the IU19 Question/Suggestion Box.