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What’s the Story With Threads and New Social Media for Educators – Easy EdTech Podcast 226

In this episode, I share my personal history and experiences using social media for professional learning and connecting with educators. Tune in as I spotlight Threads and a few other social networks as an alternative to Twitter (aka X). You’ll hear about my early experiences and what might make it a strong contender for educators seeking meaningful conversations, ideas, and resources in the world of social media.

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Tips for Using New Social Media for Educators

  • There are lots of options and Threads feels like a standout.
  • Be intentional in these spaces for connecting, learning and sharing.
  • If you find a great space (like Threads or another app) tell a friend or colleague.

Sponsored by Britannica Expedition: Learn

This episode is sponsored by Britannica Expedition: Learn. We’re always looking for ways to engage our students, spark their curiosity, and foster exploration while ensuring we’re meeting state and national standards. It’s a tall order, and there’s a solution that can help you address these concerns more. Britannica Expedition: Learn! is an innovative platform that integrates engaging, trusted content, personalized subject-specific and literacy instruction, and real-time progress tracking to enrich your curriculum and inspire student success. It’s designed to help students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, media literacy, and communication skills. Plus, it’s built with teachers in mind, offering easy lesson assignments and comprehensive reporting tools. Expedition: Learn can transform classrooms, making learning an exciting journey of discovery. As we navigate new social media for educators, remember that Britannica Expedition: Learn is there to support you in your teaching journey. Learn more at

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Blog Author and EdTech Consultant Dr. Monica Burns

Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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