Twitter is a popular and potentially useful way for educators to share ideas, best practices and other resources to improve teaching and learning in the nation’s classrooms — but only if they know how to find their way around. With million active users, the social network with the 140-character limit has something for everyone. To get involved in the conversation, and find the information that truly matters, you have to learn the hashtags.
The Top Educational Twitter Hashtags Infographic provides list of two dozen of the most popular education-related hashtags for K–12 and higher education. The list is color-coded and includes a key to help you decide how and when to use each one.
Last but not least, you may find valuable the following free Twitter resources for teachers:
- 8 Tips On How To Use Twitter For Social Learning
I was never a huge fan of Twitter and I didn't see how a person could express himself in 140 characters, but apparently, Twitter has many benefits when it comes to reaching your learners.
- The Teacher Guide to Twitter
Twitter can be an incredible tool for both teachers and students when used correctly. As a teacher, your role in the process is to be professional, understanding, and as creative as possible. In regards to Twitter, the possibilities are as endless as you make them. At the Teachers Guide to Twitter you will find: How as a teacher can you effectively utilize Twitter, a creative writing lesson plan using Twitter, 15 creative ways to use Twitter in the classroom, and 17 videos on how as a teacher can you use Twitter in classroom!
- Ultimate List of Twitter Educational Hashtags by Cybrary Man