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The Complete Parent’s List of Education Hashtags on Twitter


As a parent, it’s important to be a part of the discussion about education. Informed parents can make a difference, not just in the lives of their own children, but in schools, policy, and more. You can stay in the loop and contribute your opinion by taking part in these chats and using these hashtags. Check out our list, and you’ll find more than 30 of the most relevant and useful hashtags for parents interested in education today.

Chats

Check out these chats for a regular dose of education discussion, usually at the same time each week.

  • #edchat:

    You can join #edchat on most Tuesdays for a live chat session, but this hashtag is busy with education information 24/7.

  • #collegebound:

    Join the #collegebound chat on Twitter every first Monday of the month at 4 p.m. EST to discuss admissions, testing, scholarships, and more.

  • #lrnchat:

    See the intersection of learning and social media through #lrnchat on Thursdays and Fridays.

  • #IOLchat:

    Wednesdays at noon, join #IOLchat to discuss topics in online education.

  • #gifted/#gtchat:

    Are you a parent to a gifted and talented child? Be sure to check out the #gifted hashtag, and the #gtchat at noon and 7 p.m. EST Fridays.

  • #collegechat:

    Whether you’re looking ahead to college, or have a child already in higher education, take part in this helpful chat.

General Education

Find news, education links, and general ideas in learning by checking out these hashtags.

  • #edu/#education:

    Anything and everything education falls under the #edu/#education hashtags.

  • #playoutdoors:

    Find ideas for education and learning fun outdoors on #playoutdoors.

  • #parents/#parenting:

    Find support for raising children, in schools and out, from both #parents and #parenting.

  • #school:

    This super-active hashtag is all about school and education.

  • #elemchat/#middleschool/#highschool:

    Discuss elementary, middle, and high school-level education through these hashtags.

  • #achievementgap:

    Find out what can be done to close the achievement gap on this hashtag discussion.

  • #homeschool/#homeschoolers/#homeschooling:

    Twitter is full of great discussion channels for homeschooling parents, including #homeschool, #homeschoolers, and #homeschooling.

  • #bullying:

    Follow this hashtag to join the fight against #bullying, in schools and out.

  • #opened:

    Discover a world of open education on #opened.

Reform

If you’re interested in learning about or taking part in school reform, you’ll want to check out these hashtags. You can find even more hashtags for education reform here.

  • #schoolreform/#edreform:

    You’ll be able to stay on top of school reform news with the #schoolreform and #edreform hashtags.

  • #occupyeducation:

    Follow #occupyeducation to see what the 99% is doing to change education.

  • #edpolicy:

    Discuss current education policy issues and future changes on #edpolicy.

  • #nclb:

    How is No Child Left Behind doing these days? Find out on #nclb.

  • #parentpower:

    See what parents are doing to contribute to school reform on #parentpower and related hashtag, #parenttrigger.

  • #parentalchoice/#schoolchoice:

    Find out about the issue of parental choice in school reform from #parentalchoice and #schoolchoice.

Technology

What’s new in education? Turns out, there’s a lot! Find out how technology is being put to work in the classroom and beyond.

College

If you’re a parent of a college kid, be sure to check out these hashtags for higher education discussions.

  • #highered:

    Find discussions on the state of higher education on #highered.

  • #scholarship:

    Find an overwhelming collection of scholarships and scholarship resources through the #scholarship hashtag.

  • #collegeaffordability:

    Find tips for making college more affordable with #collegeaffordability.

  • #ACT/#SAT:

    Get great advice for ACT and SAT prep from these hashtags.

July 30th, 2012 written by Site Administrator

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