6 Twitter Chats for Educators

Besides various priorities, topics and levels of interest, it can be a challenge to dedicate time just to sift through which Twitter Chats to follow and participate in.

For those unaware or unsure, a Twitter Chat involves like-minded Twitter users who meet at a pre-determined time to discuss a particular topic. Users follow the chat with a specific hashtag, which is part of each Tweet. Moderators ask questions (identified with Q1, Q2, Q3, etc.) to prompt responses from participants who answer using A1, A2, A3, respectively.

We’ve done some of the work for you by identifying some Twitter Chats for you to consider.


Geared towards a global discussion for emerging leaders in education, #SatChat happens every Saturday at 10:30 am ET.


Here’s the perfect chat for all the math gurus. #MathChat includes both teachers and students every Monday at 8:30 pm ET and on Thursdays at 5:30 pm ET.


For all of the English, language arts and writing teachers, this is for you. #EngChat is a great place for ideas, resources and inspiration every Monday at 7:00 pm ET.


The Discovery Education Network hosts this chat on Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET. The chat covers general education topics with an occasional “open mic night.”


Dedicated to standards-based grading, #sbgchat was created by Tom Murray and happens every Wednesday at 9:00 pm ET.


Digital citizenship is a huge conversation in education because there are so many different aspects to cover. They’re all covered every Wednesday at 7:00 pm ET.

Of course, there are hundreds more Twitter Chats for you to consider. These are just a few to get you going. What other Twitter Chats for educators do you find helpful?

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