Below are seven Twitter chats to help you connect to other educators and learn more about areas within education as it pertains to you. A brief description and the chat times (based on CST) are provided for convenience but you don't have to wait to use these hash tags in day-to-day tweet ops.
#edchat – Discuss education-based topics every Tuesday @ 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
#spedchat – Discuss special education issues every Tuesday @ 7:30 p.m.
#ntchat – New teachers can learn more about teaching every Wednesday @ 7 p.m.
#ptchat – Connect with parents & educators every Wednesday @ 8 p.m.
#teachchat – Connect with teachers every other Wednesday @ 8 p.m. during school year.
#lrnchat – Connect with educators & discuss learning every Thursday @ 7:30-9:00 p.m.
#gtchat – Discuss Gifted & Talented education every Friday @ 11:00 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Note: There are many other Twitter chats specific to your teaching area. Go find them and share them with others in your department.
Bonus Tip for New Twitter users:
Twitter user names begin with "@" (example: @egmathews is my Twitter name)
Twitter topics begin with "#" (hash tags make it easy to search for topics and trends)