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On Twitter, educators use hashtags to categorise tweets that include resources or news relevant to particular subject areas or issues in education. Hashtags are also used to engage in "chats" about education around the globe. Further help on hashtags is included below along with hashtags commonly used by educators. Please add other hashtags that you regularly use to these lists.

Helpful Links About Hashtags

Twitter Help Center: What are Hashtags (# Symbols)?
Get More Followers: Get Twitter Followers
Mashable How To: Get the Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags

General Educational Hashtags

#duedchat = Down Under educators chat for Australian and New Zealand teachers
#auedchat = Australian educators chat
#educhat and #edchat = General educators chat commonly used by North American educators
#ukedchat = United Kingdom educators chat
#edtech = Technology and education
#cpchat = Connected principals chat
#publiced = Public education
#nswdet #nswdec = NSW Department of Education and Training/Communities
#edreform = Education reform
#ceolearn = Catholic Education Office
#ozteachers = general Australian teacher hashtag
#pln - Personal learning network
#vicpln = Victorian PLN
#k12 = relevant across K-12 curriculum
#ntchat = New teacher chat
#edleaders = Educational leaders
#ictev = ICT in Education Victoria
#teaching
#teachers
#education
#edu
#nswk6
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Learning Types & Tools Hashtags

#mlearing = Mobile learning
#mobilelearning
#elearning
#gbl = Game based learning
#pbl = Project based learning
#ipaded = iPads in education
#edapp = Apps for education
#IWB = Interactive whiteboards
#slidetolearn = Mobile learning
#web20 = Web 2.0
#teachwithtwitter = Tools, tips, and techniques to integrate microblogging into teaching
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Social Media & Digital Citizenship

#digitalcitizenship

#digitalfootprint
#smchat
#cybersafety
postitles

Primary (Elementary) School Hashtags

#elemchat = Elementary (Primary) school educators chat
#kinderchat
#1stchat
#2ndchat
#3rdchat
#4thchat
#5thchat
#6thchat
#privateschool
movielogin

English Hashtags

#engchat
#ozengchat
#languagearts
#wordnerd
#literacy
#literature
#books
#mediastudies

Mathematics Hashtags

#mathchat
#mathgeek
#math

Science Hashtags
#scichat
#science
#scied
#physicsed
#biology
#chemistry

History/Geography/Economics (HSIE) Hashtags

#sschat
#history
#historyteacher
#geography
#histedchat

Physical Development, Health & Physical Education Hashtags

#pegeeks
#physed
#health

Creative & Performing Arts (CAPA) Hashtags

#mused
#musedchat
#ceocapa
#arted
#artsed
#musiced

Technical & Applied Studies (TAS) Hashtags

#DandT
#agriculture
#agchat
#ageduchat
#textiles
#marketing


Computing
#ozcschat


Language Hashtags
#langchat
#flteach
#languages

Religious Studies Hashtags

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Special Education Hashtags

#sped
#spedchat

English as a Second Language (ESL) Hashtags

#eltchat
#esl
#tefl

Library Hashtags

#austl
#oztlnet
#librarians
#tlchat

Annual Conference Hashtags

International Society for Technology in Education: #iste #iste11 #iste2011
Reform Symposium Worldwide E-Conference: #rscon #rscon3
ICT in Education Victoria #ictev13