Twitter Abbreviations

Twitter Abbreviations

These are some of the most commonly used abbreviations during #ONedSsChat. We encourage classes to learn how to create their own abbreviations and acronyms as needed.

Q1, Q2… Question 1, Question 2…
A1, A2… Answer 1, Answer 2…
Ss students
Ts teachers
Ps parents
As administrators/ principals
k12 K-12 education
w/ with
u you
ur your/ you’re
b/c because
@ at
& and
y why
4 for or four
e.g. example
ttyl Talk to you later
thx thanks

Tips:  

  • Be as specific as possible – choose your words carefully!
  • Draft your tweet and then reduce the number of characters if necessary by using some of the abbreviations listed above, or create your own as a class
  • Use hashtags to reach more viewers and share within communities
  • Use hashtags to add humour, share an afterthought, or list ideas
  • Have fun!