Much like Participate Chats, TweetDeck is a great alternative to the Twitter app or web interface for taking part in an #EdChat. By doing something as simple as adding a column to your TweetDeck, you can easily follow along a conversation based around a specific hashtag, or other criteria.

If you’re interested in seeing a quick tutorial on TweetDeck by my friend Derek Oldfield, head over to to be redirected to a YouTube video he put together a few years ago.