MARYLAND TWITTER CHATS
Twitter chats have quickly become the locomotive for professional learning opportunities. The free, individual driven professional development is available in numerous topics. Educators across the globe meet regularly and offer instant access to a community like never. It's not uncommon for educators to create a niche communities or networks focused on their content area, leadership aspirations, social and emotional health, and much, much more.
Maryland educators play a small role in the larger picture hosting EdChats using different hashtags. Here you will find some statewide organizations and districts that support Twitter Chats. If your Twitter Chat is not listed, contact MSET to have it listed.
Maryland Elementary Schools' Chat #mdeschat
For educators who thrive on connection, Twitter chats may be the perfect form of professional development. They're free. They focus on just the topic you need. They happen regularly. And they give you access to an instant community, complete with networking opportunities , emotional support and the chance to give back.
Diana Fingal, 2018
Baltimore EdChat is a weekly chat on Twitter where educators discuss issues facing education. The chat occurs every Wednesdays at 9 PM. It is moderated by Justin Holbrook, 2017 Baltimore City Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
Worcester County hosts two monthly #WoCoEdChat with a teacher and leader focus. The chats take place the first and third Thursday of every month at 8PM. Chats are moderated by different Worcester educators as well as some guest moderators.
Maryland Superintendents by District:
Maryland Higher Education Faculty on Twitter
Maryland Professional Groups: