How to Use Twitter to Find Inspiration for Lessons

Do you ever get burned out trying to create new lesson plans? Creating exciting lessons that will engage students every day can be a major challenge for any teacher. Even the most creativeamong us run into dead ends from time to time! That's why it's important to get ideas from your fellow teachers. In this short video, Monica Burns shares one of her favorite places to find inspiration for lessons.

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In the brief video above, Monica shares how teachers can search hashtags on twitter to find inspiration for lessons. For those of you who are unaware, hashtags keep all the information that used that particular tag in one place. That means you can search for any term in Twitter and it will bring up all the related tweets. Teachers are always posting classroom activities that were successes in their classroom. And with so many posts to search through, there is a seemingly endless flow of classroom tips and ideas.

inspiration for lessonsHere are a few helpful hashtags you can search for inspiration for lessons:

#edtech

#gbl

#teachingideas

#lessonideas

Where do you find inspiration for lessons? Share in the comments below.

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About our “Where to Find Inspiration for Lessons” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Carolina Fransen is the EdTech Apps and Tools Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and she loves investigating teaching jobs in some of her favorite locales. If you have an app, tool, website, or service that you think we should know about, please send your information or tip to editor@simplek12.com.