Episode 27: #EdChatting with Tom Whitby

In episode 27, Michael and Dan talk with Tom Whitby who is one of the creators of the education Twitter sensation #EdChat.

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Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources

  1. Some people who helped begin #EdChat
    1. Shelly Sanchez
    2. Stephen Anderson 
  2. Books written or edited by by Tom Whitby
    1.  The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning (with Stephen Anderson)
    2. The Educators Guide to Creating Connections
  3. #EdChat Archives
  4. #EdChat Interactive Page
    1. #EdChat has been hosting interactive virtual conferences, check them out!
  5. The Educators PLN
  6. Episode 17: Teacher PLNs with Torrey Trust, Jeff Carpenter, & Dan Krutka
    1. Listen about Dan’s research on teacher PLNs. It’s good.
  7. And don’t forget to check out Tom’s blog: tomwhitby.wordpress.com


After 34 years teaching English, Tom Whitby retired but stayed very engaged as an adjunct professor at St.Joseph’s College in New York and as a social media aficionado. Writer of books, creator of the most popular education hashtag, and wearer of Hawaiian shirts, Tom can be found on Twitter at @tomwhitby.

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