How to write an education tweet that adds value and gets noticed


Since getting its start less than a decade ago, more than a billion users have signed up for Twitter, with an estimated 320 million of them currently active. While Katy Perry (@katyperry) may top the charts with the most followers (80 million and counting), the average number of Twitter followers for those of us who aren’t pop sensations is a more modest 208. Regardless of who the user may be or the number of followers one may have, each tweet is restricted to a simple...

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Thomas C. Murray serves as the state and district digital learning director for the Alliance for Excellent Education located in Washington, DC. He has testified before the United States Congress and works alongside that body and the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, corporations, and school districts throughout the country to implement digital learning while helping to lead Future Ready Schools and Digital Learning Day. Murray was also named the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences at the 2015 Bammy Awards. Connect with him at thomascmurray.com and on Twitter at @thomascmurray.