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date and time of chats is determined by the organizer of the chat.
A lot of times they poll those on the hashtag about what day and
time they would prefer. Most chats are held once a week. There are
exceptions such as #mathchat which has a rerun on another day.
Some chats will occur twice in the same day to aid different time
zones. Some of these chats are: #edchat, and #ELTchat
In most chats there is a poll set up a few days before the actual
chat. The poll lists 5 or so suggested topics. The one with the
most votes is the one that is the topic for that week's chat.
For #edchat (held on Tuesdays at noon EST (mainly for those outside
the US) and the second one is 7 pm EST) where I am a proud member of
moderator team we have a poll on Sunday. We have generally five proposed
topics. The one that gets the most votes is the 7pm chat topic and
the runner-up is the noon chat topic. The poll closes about 1 hour
before the noon chat begins.
The key is to get people to use the chat hashtag to stay in contact
during the week. People know the time and date by tweeting it out
using the chat hashtag.
The moderator of the chat facilitates the topic. Some chats
have a guided question format and others are free flowing.
Most chats allow you to share information and sites that are
pertinent to the topic.
Be the last person to vote before the poll closes to prevent a
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I am a proud member of the #edchat team and enjoy moderating
I also organized and have moderated the
#engsschat. I have been a guest moderator on:
#ntchat, #sschat, #engchat,
#gtchat, #ptchat, #1to1techat
1 - To
take part in a chat you first have to find the hashtag (#)
associated with it.
My Educational Hashtags Page
Please use the
Official Twitter Chat Schedule developed by @thomascmurray @cevans5095
Follow a Chat using one of the following:
Try Twubs, oneQube, tchat.io, TweetChat as once you put in the hashtag you do not have to do it
again during the chat
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3. In some cases you have to write the hashtag (#) of the chat you are
following each time that you tweet during a chat. TweetChat and some others once you enter it does it for you when you
4. Some chats like #edchat are fast and furious and hard to keep up with (It is
a real challenge when I am called on to moderate a chats). If
you like what someone has tweeted you can RT (retweet) that statement. You
can also reply directly to the individual.
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