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“I would argue that Edchat is one of the most powerful hashtags creating real change in schools.”

— Shelly Terrell

A conversation with the creators of #EdChat.

Like other groups with shared interests, from epidemiologists to James Joyce fans to locked-out N.F.L. players, teachers are turning to Twitter to collaborate, share resources and offer each other support. Many, in fact, are using it to take professional development into their own hands, 140 characters at a time.