Do you know what a Twitter chat is? I didn’t until a few minutes ago!
I mentioned earlier I am new to blogging. I am also new to Twitter. I have been an fb junkie for years but Twitter has eluded me for some time. I joined back in 2012 to try to keep up with my teenage daughter but only recently I discovered the wealth of knowledge to be gained by following people on Twitter. Mind you, I still find the brevity of tweets and the abundance of hashtags hard to get used to but I am getting the hang of it.
With that being said, I still cannot get a handle on these Twitter chats. I have seen #satchat, #edchat, #edtechchat, #ptchat, etc. You name it and it there is a group “chatting” about it. They move so fast and seem to speak a foreign language! Determined to figure it all out I did what most people do these days and I Googled, “What does #ptchat mean?” In doing so I came across a great article I want to share with you and I encourage you to pass it on to any other newbie Tweeters/Educators you know. It is a quick read and it definitely clarified what all these “chats” are about and how they work. My goal for next week is to pick one that interests me, mark my calendar, and jump right into the conversation!