Teachers increasingly are using Twitter for professional development and collaboration, according to this blog post. There are several scheduled educational chats on Twitter in which teachers interested in a certain topic meet online at a specific time. Others are searching for hashtags related to a topic of interest, such as #Edchat, which includes information that would appeal to all educators; #SSchat for social-studies teachers; and #Engchat for English teachers. This blog post also features an interview with the founders of those Twitter streams, who talk about the power of the medium.
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