Twitter chats are a great tool to connect and communicate with other teachers who share similar backgrounds, subjects, and grade levels. My Town Tutors has been fortunate to connect with some of the moderators of different #chats. These individuals have been kind enough to share posts with us explaining the goals of their chats.
Click on the title below to learn more about each # hashtag. We will try to add to this list to provide teachers with more resources.
General Information about #EdChats
Teachers, Follow that Hashtag! by Jerry Blumengarten AKA Cybrary Man. @cybraryman1 is one of the top authorities on #edchats. He is an incredible force on twitter with over 46,500+ followers. His account is @cybraryman1. We feel so honored to have such an authority on #edchats write a post for us.
EdChats by Grade
#Kinderchat - Moderated by @mattBgomez
#1stChat – moderated by @CYarzy
#2ndchat: A Weekly Chat to Inspire and Rejuvenate! by Louise Morgan. You don’t have to teach 2nd grade to share and learn with this incredible community – everyone is welcome! A chat for 2nd grade teachers moderated by @mrsmorgansclass.
#4thChat: Connected Educators: 4th Grade Teachers Connect via Twitter by Nancy Carroll. #4thchat was brought to life by @jmplus2 (Jeanne McQueen) from Colorado. She began the chat with the hope of bringing fourth grade teachers together to share and discuss this wonderful grade level. Other moderators include @plnaugle @newfirewithin @CYarzy and me, @ncarroll24. #4thchat is held each Monday night for an hour and has grown in popularity.
#5thchat – moderated by @FlyontheCWall
#MSchat: Middle School Teachers: Join Twitter and #MSchat – A chat for middle school teachers hosted by 7th grade science educator Tood Bloch, @blocht574: He is sweating to inspire the youth of America. Moderator of #mschat weekly on Thursdays @ 8pm EST. Clinton Township MI · http://www.sweattoinspire.com
#gtchat: Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT on Twitter – The weekly chats take place on Friday at 6PM CT. All facets of giftedness are discussed including such diverse topics as gifted education, twice-exceptional students, social-emotional aspects of giftedness, executive functioning and adult giftedness.
#ITSnewbiechat: Instructional Technology Specialists Unite at #ITSnewbiechat #ITSnewbiechat is co-moderated by Wendy (@kenya75) in Irving, Sydney (@smussle) in Lubbock, Jamie (@jamielocklin) in Houston and myself Andrea (@akbusybee) in Irving. The chats are every Sunday at 7pm CST. We welcome new ITS and also veterans to share in weekly topics pertaining to various ITS roles and helping other educators increase technology use.
#VAChat: Regional Education Professional Learning Network – Conversations are hosted on Mondays at 8 pm EST on a weekly basis. The chats are moderated by Travis Burns (@Dr_TravisBurns), Principal of Page Middle School in Gloucester, Virginia, and Phil Griffin (@philgriffins), Assistant Principal of Norge Elementary School in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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