#Read4Fun on Twitter

HASHTAG: !

PURPOSE: What started as a conversation about a love for reading has evolved into a movement to connect passionate educators with books and with each other.  is an upbeat, ignited chat designed to inspire educators to Read4Fun!

CONTENT: 
Conversations about books, reading for fun. Challenges are put out to the community related to books, authors, reading, etc. Once a month, a #ReadingHero is featured.

CREATORS/MODERATORS:

CUqcGG2VEAEaZWm.jpgThe creators say, “We are inspired by those that join us each week as we spread the joy of reading and encourage ‘adults’ to find the time to start/continue to each day! We are all passionate about this work.”

RELATED HASHTAGS & HANDLES:  #ShelfieWednesday

SPECIFIC DAYS: Chat times are 1st & 3rd Sundays at 7:00-7:30 pm EDT; the hashtag can be used at other times with posts pertinent to reading for fun.

OTHER INFORMATION: For more information, visit: http://read4funchat.weebly.com.

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#Edchat on Twitter

HASHTAG: #Edchat

PURPOSE: To help educators connect and keep track of information shared on Twitter.

EdchatCONTENT: All education-related topics, including: current teaching trends, how to integrate technology, transform teaching, connecting with inspiring educators worldwide, education policy, and education reform.

CREATORS/MODERATORS:

RELATED HASHTAGS: #EdchatEL, #EdchatMA, #EdchatME, #EdchatRI, #EdchatSA

SPECIFIC DAYS: The chat runs on Tuesdays at Noon and 7pm EST (though you may find that new content is often posted with this hashtag on all days and at any time with content related to education).

OTHER INFORMATION:

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#BFC530 on Twitter

HASHTAG: #BFC530 on Twitter

PURPOSE: To elevate the voices of educators and come together as a community in order to transform education through daily chats about education.

CONTENT: Education-related topics as suggested by members of the BFC community.

CREATORS/MODERATORS:

  • BFC-ValuesFounded in July, 2014 by Scott Capro, BFC’s goal was to ensure that every educator who has an interest is supported in building their PLN, and that everyone who joins the chat knows the power of sharing their voice.
  • Jessica Raleigh (@TyrnaD) manages the behind-the-scenes work of setting up topics and moderators each week.
  • The BFC community suggests discussion topics through a form found on this page.

RELATED HASHTAGS: none

SPECIFIC DAYS: Monday through Fridays at 5:30am Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific Times.  (During the summer months, however, the chat is not moderated daily and instead is an ongoing, “slow chat.”)

OTHER INFORMATION: In addition to Twitter chats, the BFC also encourages community members to read and discuss common books, share and read each other’s blogs, continue conversations on Voxer, and meet up in person at educational events. More information can be found on the BFC website.

SOURCES and FURTHER READING:
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