#UCEA16 on 11/14/2016

The 2016 UCEA convention’s hashtag is #UCEA16, so this week I’ll try to update the hashtag’s activities on Twitter on a daily basis.

We haven’t had much Twitter traffic regarding the #UCEA16. Using Twitter API, I collected 20 tweets containing the #UCEA16 posted since November 1st. Here are the results.

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In the #UCEA16 hashtag co-occurrence network, each node represents a hashtag, and each tie represents a co-occurrence tie (i.e., two hashtags are connected by a tie if they co-occur in a tweet).

ucea16-network-visualization-11-14-2016

#CommonCore on Twitter (9/19-9/26/2016)

What did  Twitter users discuss about the Common Core State Standards (#CommonCore) last week from September 19 to 26, 2016?

Here are the results based on 2,255 tweets with the hashtag #CommonCore posted last week.

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hashtags frequency examples
#CommonCore 2255 The Tests are meaningless! #commoncore #optout https://t.co/wS5OmanZBO
#pjnet 223 If #CommonCore is so wonderful, why are states running to change the name? It’s a progressive trick to rename everything to confuse. #PJNET
#StopCommonCore 128 Florida school board makes history, opts out of #CommonCore https://t.co/YEfTs1uwRF #StopCommonCore
#CCSS 102 #CCSS could soon be under review in AL https://t.co/2mp0CG8t5i #CommonCore
#education 101 I hope that both @realDonaldTrump and @HillaryClinton will address #Education and #CommonCore tonight.
#math 76 An excerpt from, “The Big Book of Timmy – #MiddleSchool #Math” Coming later today! https://t.co/RXHfo9Pko1 #commoncore #students #teachers
#edchat 70 Hope this is useful! Searchable Common Core ELA and Math Standards: https://t.co/G10YDsS9wo #edchat #commoncore #tosachat #ELAchat #mathchat
#trump 67 Fact checking #Trump on #CommonCore: https://t.co/SepDTL3wj9 #TrumpLies https://t.co/VAgo0PDs7a
#VoteTrump 65 If you like reading and writing well where we are a Dying Breed under #HillaryClinton #CommonCore #VoteTrump
#tcot 59 Before you vote for or contribute to a candidate, know what they think on #Agenda21 #CommonCore #PatriotAct #NDAA #ObamaCare. #TCOT #PJNET

#ESSA on Twitter (9/12-9/20/2016)

How did Twitter users talk about the Every Student Succeeds Act (#ESSA) last week from September 12 to 20, 2016?

Using Twitter API, I collected 3,594 tweets with the hashtag #ESSA.

Here is the #ESSA communication network, in which ties represent mentions or replies in tweets. I provide some example tweets that mention or reply to others in Twitter.

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Hashtags Frequency Examples
#ESSA 3594 seems battle b/t @SenAlexander; @JohnKingatEd on #ESSA regs left scars; @mstratford reports Perkins stalled in Sen. https://t.co/vW7IHeDgUd
 #MoreTitleIV 613 Ask Congress to fully fund #ESSA and help our kids get the physical education they need to thrive! #MoreTitleIV https://t.co/c87vXsumM5
#Bullying 512  @StopBullyingGov Why did Alabama paddle 19,000 students in one school year? #HR2268 #ACEs #ESSA A4 #Bullying https://t.co/Dpgu9zwKfZ
#ACEs 511  @HillaryClinton Mid Tenn mother fights HIGH SCHOOL corporalPunishment policy #TNHB0689 #ACEs #HR2268 #Bullying #ESSA https://t.co/4sfaei2FJQ
#edchat 109 Learn about how #essa impacts your state with our handy guide: https://t.co/M1l15wgMxr #edchat #k12 #educationlaw https://t.co/WOk74QurX5
#PJNET 107 MT @Commoncorediva: #StopFedEd #ESSA #CCSS End the education doublespeak for assessments! https://t.co/Ewinjg5rsd #RTTT2.0 #PJNET
#CCSS 99 #ESSA may encourage #CCSS https://t.co/JxWrStFkR7 #edpolicy #CommonCore
#StopFedEd 93  @SenAngusKing #StopFedEd #ESSA #CCSS End the education doublespeak for assessments! #RTTT2.0 #PJNET https://t.co/Gkn3nXqB7H
#edpolicy 92 What we DIDN’T learn from #NCLB https://t.co/scFIy8eJeW #ESSA #edpolicy #edreform
#TESEdu 90 .@BarackObama Legacy The #ESSA provisions are hopeful says @HargreavesBC https://t.co/fvOuW0qJLG  #TESEdu https://t.co/h1FrMTmR35

 

#EdPolicy on Twitter (8/1-8/8/2016)

Last week, the top 10 frequently used hashtags in the #EdPolicy corpus (1,607 #EdPolicy tweets posted from August 1st to August 8th) are:

Hashtags Frequency Examples
#EdPolicy 1607 “It’s designed to deprive high-quality educational opportunities for young people.” #BLM calls for #edpolicy changes https://t.co/pNK6IQjX4H
#DeeperLearning 363 What skills do employers value most in graduates? https://t.co/yLELgrRX2O #work #edchat #deeperlearning #edpolicy https://t.co/qPsAeqr2mK
#EdChat 347 Don’t kill your student’s spirit in school otherwise all is lost including achievement! #edpolicy #edreform #edchat https://t.co/iFWgPJ7AJT
#EdReform 188 The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don’t We? https://t.co/JRDc59Nccs #edreform #edpolicy https://t.co/TC0kOC1qI6
#work 84 What skills do employers value most in graduates? https://t.co/yLELgrRX2O #work #edchat #deeperlearning #edpolicy https://t.co/qPsAeqr2mK
#ESSA 79 Dig into top issues around #ESSA with quick guides https://t.co/W76PTlqbWS #edpolicy https://t.co/0qooqvcYyU
#K12 72 Professional learning key to Missouri district’s 1:1 success: https://t.co/MP5I03PCyS #K12 #EdTech #EdPolicy
#STEMEd 71 Results from fastest growing school design network. Public schools 2b proud of. @newtechnetwork #edpolicy #Stemed https://t.co/BoxoiwoZKF
#HigherEd 68 Report: Elite college endowments can do more for low-income students: https://t.co/NXKW9Yuos2 #HigherEd #EdPolicy
#education 53 The Rights of Undocumented Students: https://t.co/Wmls5eaA7J #education #immigration #edpolicy

#EdPolicy on Twitter (7/25-8/1/2016)

Last week, the top 10 frequently used hashtags in the #EdPolicy corpus (1,597 #EdPolicy tweets posted from July 25 to August 1) are:

Hashtags Frequency Examples
#EdPolicy 1597 Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Education https://t.co/i3Zqd0E5gg #edchat #edleaderdhip #edpolicy
#DeeperLearning 363 World needs to hear about successes in #deeperlearning schools. Need repeatable stories https://t.co/nkmSRqAOMP #edpolicy #RethinkHighSchool
#EdReform 220 Many of things are best learned outside the classroom. #deeperlearning #pblchat #edchat #edpolicy #edreform https://t.co/JteLLx3Ge5 #NAEP
#HigherEd 112 Malcolm Gladwell Is Making Enemies In Higher Education. That’s A Good Thing. https://t.co/J9w3vPkNTq #highered #edpolicy
#K12 65 How New Hampshire transformed to a #K12 #competencyed system https://t.co/0hewXAtvjJ @DaleKFrost #edpolicy #CBE
#ESSA 63 Interested in #ESSA’s Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority? Check out https://t.co/5nI0fmM1VI. @NCIEA1 #EdPolicy
#Education 62 Early education matters. #earlyed #education #edchat #kinderchat #parents #parenting #elemchat #edreform #edpolicy https://t.co/CFAtPbUvSv
#STEM 51 California bill proposes ‘Seal of #STEM’ for high school grads: https://t.co/MVqSmgtybh #K12 #EdPolicy
#PBLChat 39 The new Abc’s according to @DanielPink #CUNAGAC #edpolicy #deeperlearning #pblchat #pbl #stemed https://t.co/EH0vg9jKHn
#EdLeader 34 The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District https://t.co/sjQ4JcFnK8 #edreform #edpolicy #wholechild #edleader

#EdPolicy on Twitter (7/11-7/18/2016)

Last week, the top 10 frequently used hashtags in the #EdPolicy corpus (1,804 #EdPolicy tweets posted from July 11 to 18) are:

Hashtags Frequency
#EdPolicy 1804
#EdChat 320
#EdReform 296
#DeeperLearning 271
#NTAC (NewTechNetwork’s 2016 NTAC Conference took place between July 11th and 14th) 196
#HigherEd 106
#Education 90
#ESSA 66
#PBLChat 60
#PBL 53

Here is the communication network.

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#EdPolicy on Twitter (7/4-7/11/2016): #ESSA

After a month’s summer blogging hiatus, I’m back to the blogsphere. I’ll continue to share the latest education policy discussion on Twitter.

Last week, the top 10 frequently used hashtags in the #EdPolicy corpus (1,837 tweets posted from July 4th to 11th) are:

  1. #edpolicy
  2. #edchat
  3. #deeperlearning
  4. #edreform
  5. #work
  6. #pbl
  7. #highered
  8. #ESSA
  9. #finland
  10. #ASCD

In the #EdPolicy, there are 75 tweets contain the hashtag #ESSA, including

Here is the communication network of #EdPolicy from July 4th to 11th.

edpolicy networks

#EdPolicy on Twitter (5/30-6/6/2016): #DeeperLearning

Last week, in the #EdPolicy corpus with 1,665 tweets, the tweets regarding #deeperlearning were frequently retweeted. For example:

The #deeperlearning in education here means something different from another popular hashtag #deeplearning which is related to machine learning. You can tell the difference from a few tweets with the hashtag #deeplearning

The results of #EdPolicy communication network, in which ties represent mentions and/or replies.

 

Ed policy communication network.bmp

The results of topic modeling of the #EdPolicy Corpus

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The results of frequently used hashtags in the #EdPolicy Corpus

Hashtag frequency

#EdPolicy on Twitter (5/23-5/31/2016): #ESSA remains as one of the major topics

#ESSA remains as one of the major topics in the 1,989 tweets containing the hashtag #EdPolicy from May 23 to May 31, according to the results of frequently used hashtag and particularly topic modeling. This is probably because of the release of ESSA accountability rule by the U.S. Department of Education. Here are some of the related tweets:

The communication network of #EdPolicy from May 23 to May 31.

communication network

The results of topic modeling of #EdPolicytopic_model_results

The hashtag frequency of #EdPolicy

hashtag frequency