What is a Hashtag?

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What is a Hashtag?

  1. 1. What is a Hashtag?
  2. 2. A hashtag is any word or phrase preceded by the pound (#) sign. hashtags It’s a simple way for people to search for tweets about a topic.
  3. 3. Commonly Used Hashtags Related to Education
  4. 4. Popular • #edchat: Discussions on education • #globaled: Education with a global dimension • #lrnchat: Learning chat • #teaching: Used for job seeking
  5. 5. Technology • #edtech: Technology in education • #elearning: E-learning • #gbl: Game-based learning • #mlearning: Mobile technology in education • #slide2learn: iDevices and learning • #vitalcpd: Effective use of technology in the classroom • #edapp: Educational apps • #innochat: Innovation
  6. 6. Subject Specific • #artsed: The arts in • #HistoryTeacher: education History • #ASEChat; Association • #mathchat: of science and education Mathematics weekly chat, Monday • #musedchat: Music 8-9pm GMT • #PhysicsEd: Physics • #eltchat: English • #scichat: Science language teacher • #SSChat: Social studies • #engchat: English chat • #GeographyTeacher: • #STEM: STEM-related Geography posts and resources
  7. 7. Specific Areas/Roles • #bullying: Find bullying • #pgce: Widely used resources or help and hashtag – great way to support share ideas and support • #cpchat: Connected • #spedchat: Special principals discussion educational needs. Live • #esl: English as a second chat every Tuesday language 8:30pm EST • #gtchat: gifted and • #TLChat: Teacher talented education Librarian’s • discussions/resources #ntchat: New teachers
  8. 8. Other Educational Hashtags• #apbio: AP Biology • #literacy: Literacy• #edadmin: Education administration • #profdev: Professional• #ESDGC: Education for sustainability development and global citizenship • #ptchat: Chat with parents and• #ff: Follow Fridays. Tweeters teachers recommend who they think should • #ruraled: Rural education be followed. • #urbaned: Urban education• #flipclass: Flipped classroom • #visualthinking: Visual thinking and• #healthed: Health education spatial learning• #hiphoped: Hip-hop education. Chat • #web20: Web 2.0 is every Tuesday 9pm EST. • #writing: Tips and topics on writing• #iPadChat: iPad chat • #commoncore: Common core• #litchat: Chat on works of literature or literature in general
  9. 9. Have suggestions for other educationalhashtags to follow? Share them with us onTwitter: @AP_Conf. @AP_Conf

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