Tweets of the week show education Twitter hoping for a more normal school year

Educators prepping for the arrival of students are using the hashtags #edchat, #edtech, #PBL and #teachertwitter.

With the first day of school approaching, education Twitter is abuzz with teachers’ and administrators’ hopes and concerns for a more normal school year. The hashtag #edchat is a major hub for insights and advice from across K-12 as districts look forward to few disruptions in 2022-23.

Educators prepping for the arrival of students are also using the hashtags #edtech, #education, #PBL and #teachertwitter to share their thoughts and ideas. Some leaders, such as Principal Stacey Anderson of Woodland School District 50 in Illinois, are taking to social media to give shout-outs to their new teams.

El Paso ISD administrator Veronica Cervantes also highlighted the activities of some of her district’s role models:

Beyond the first day of school, other educators are using education Twitter to remind their colleagues of some of the essential components of teaching. Dwayne Reed said that though there are many keys to a successful school year, #RelationshipsMatter:

Relationships also go beyond social-emotional learning. They are crucial across the academic curriculum as teachers can provide more personalized feedback to students, which can lead to more robust discussions.

Still, there are plenty of challenges ahead, from academic recovery to the politicization of many education issues. Jake Bogus’ tweet may reflect the sentiment of other teachers who are wrestling with their love for education and the growing pressures of the labor shortage:

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Matt Zalaznick
Matt Zalaznick
Matt Zalaznick is a life-long journalist. Prior to writing for District Administration he worked in daily news all over the country, from the NYC suburbs to the Rocky Mountains, Silicon Valley and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He's also in a band.

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