In the world of blogging, there are numerous employed as well as individual bloggers who are passionate about writing and providing us a sea of information covering different strata of life; education being one amongst them.
Herein, we have prepared a long list of 100 best education blogs from both types that have proved most useful in dispelling myths, providing staff development, and offering relevant resources and most importantly, read by most of the teachers and educators, for their classroom use.
Let’s check’em out: (In no specific order or rank)
Location: Austin, Texas, United Nations
WeAreTeachers is an online media brand for educators committed to one of the toughest, most rewarding jobs out there. This blogs mission is to inspire teachers and help them succeed by sharing practical classroom ideas, the best freebies and giveaways, and teacher-to-teacher advice and humor .Also, helps promote innovation in education through collaboration and connection to the most effective classroom resources.
Facebook Fans 1.7M
Twitter Followers 530.1K
Instagram Followers 395.7K
Location: Maine, United States
FreeTech4Teachers was started in 2007 by Richard Byrne as a part of PD course that he took with the Great Maine Schools partnership. Currently, he conducts PD workshops, speak at conferences all over the world, write about educational technology etc. The whole purpose of establishing this blog is to share information about free resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. It has been awarded for its work under different categories several times.
Facebook fans 446.7K
Twitter followers 113.8K
Instagram Followers 1.4K
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Reddit is home to thousands of communities, endless conversation, and authentic human connection. The ultimate goal this blog is to provide a supportive community for teachers and to inform and engage in discourse with educational stakeholders about the teaching profession.
Facebook fans 1.4M
Twitter followers 707.6K
Location: Utah, United States
What the Teacher Wants was started in 2010 as a way for Rachelle to post pictures of her classroom and share her teaching ideas. Frequency 1 post / quarter Blog whattheteacherwantsblog.com+ Follow
Facebook fans 215.2K
Twitter followers 3.4K
Instagram Followers 62.2K
TeachThought is an idea and brand dedicated to innovation in K-12 education. This is pursued by growing teaching through thought leadership, professional development, resource curation, curriculum development, podcast publishing, and collaboration with organizations around the world.
Facebook fans 105K
Twitter followers 148.8K
Instagram Followers 1.2K
Location- San Rafael, California, USA
Founded by innovative and award-winning filmmaker George Lucas in 1991, Edutopia is a trusted source shining a spotlight on what works in education. This foundation seeks to keep education moving forward and at the forefront of discussion. Edutopia is the one that comes up frequently when searching the Web for anything innovative in education. It has huge collection of videos, blogs, and up-to-date articles on the latest tools for educators.
Facebook fans -1.4M
Twitter followers- 1.1M
Instagram followers – 178K
Location- San Francisco, CA
Mindshift is KQED’s contribution to innovative education. It takes its tag line “How We Will Learn” seriously. As such they are dedicated to highlighting the cutting edges of education. MindShift is staffed by the writers who are always on-the-hunt about the latest in learning and the technology that continues to enhance it.
Twitter followers- 86.6K
Instagram followers-44.2 K
EdSurge was founded in 2011 by Betsy Corcoran, Matt Bowman, Nick Punt and Agustin Vilaseca to connect the emerging community of education technology entrepreneurs and educators. It strives to provide the best information by relying on a community-driven database of edtech products and articles.
Facebook fans -29K
Twitter followers- 10.3K
Arguably the largest tech education organization, ISTE is home to a passionate community of global educators who believe in the power of technology to transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation and solve tough problems in education.
It inspires the creation of solutions and connections that improve opportunities for all learners by delivering: practical guidance, evidence-based professional learning, virtual networks, thought-provoking events and the ISTE Standards. It puts together a massive gathering of educators for technology every year. It requires membership to get full access, but their education blogs are freely accessible.
Facebook fans- 77.5K
Twitter followers 169.4K
Instagram followers 10.8 K
Michael Karlin's EdTech Roundup was formed in early 2013 with the goal of helping educators with technology integration. The blog has a collection of reviews, lesson plans, suggested applications, professional development, ideas and more on this great blog.
Location-Mitchell, Georgia, United States
The Cool Cat Teacher Blog was started in 2005, by Vicki Davis, a full-time teacher and IT Director at a small school in Albany, Georgia. This blog helps teachers be an excellent educator everyday with advice, ideas, and inspiration. From last 18 years, she has been teaching teachers how to use technology in the classroom and also too students with new tools, enthusiasm, and belief that teaching is a noble calling.
Facebook fans 15.2K
Twitter followers 163.8K
Instagram Followers 3.3K
Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Teacher Toolkit run by Ross McGill, an award-winning deputy head teacher working in North London; is one of the Most Influential Blog on Education in the UK. On this blog, Ross writes about everything from leadership habits to keeping safe on social media.
Facebook fans 26.5K
Twitter followers 231.5K
Instagram Followers 7.8K
Founded in 2012, the Chalkboard creates brilliant high-quality teaching resources which can be easily downloaded and printed at home by primary school teachers and parents as well. Their mission is to help one million teachers and parents, inspire and engage children too, by providing resources that make learning fulfilling and fun.
Facebook fans 362.4K
Twitter followers 1.9K
1Plus1Plus1Equals1 is owned by Carisa, is a perfect place to find many free pintables that you can use in your classroom or homeschool.
Facebook fans 45.9K
Twitter followers 6.2K
Instagram Followers 9.8K
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
SOLIDWORKS offers 3D software tools that are easy to learn and use.
Facebook fans 1.2M
Twitter followers 187.5K
Location: New York
The New York Times Learning Time is a free blog not only for teachers but for students and parents too that provides teaching and learning materials as well as ideas based on New York Times content. Besides these, it allows teachers to use or adapt the lesson plans provided by them.
Twitter followers – 32.6K
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Education Week is an independent news organization that has been covering K–12 education since 1981. It is known for providing both news and analysis, along with explanatory and investigative journalism across a range of digital, print, broadcast platforms as well as through live and virtual events.
Facebook fans 223.4K
Twitter followers 857.5K
Location: Washington, D.C.
Inside Higher Ed is a great source of content for anyone in higher education, including those looking for jobs. They have different sections including Admissions, Books, Technology, Career Advice, and Diversity. Inside Higher Ed also offer a number of webinars and research, news and opinions in the higher Ed space.
Facebook fans – 107.8K
Twitter followers – 242.7K
This blog is focused on bringing social media and web 2.0 into the classroom. It's not just a destination for content, but also acts as a social network for educators that are looking to learn more about integrating online strategies into their classrooms. They have groups at different schools that you can join and interact with, as well as many educational videos. They have over 78,000 members from 199 countries which really provide a variety of perspectives on education.
This blog is all about technology in the education space. They provide tactful advice about incorporating technology in the classroom, including a teacher's guide to technology and learning as well as product reviews on the best laptops, tablets, and apps for teachers. They also provide best practices for online learning, including posts like "15 Tips for Facilitating Online Discussion" and "How to Design Effective Online Courses."
Facebook fans 36.2K
Twitter followers 217.1K
Launched in 2007, Teacher Tube aims at providing an online community for sharing instructional videos. Whether you are a teacher in any school or a home teacher, this is a perfect destination for you to learn from your peers. You can also find a variety of photos, videos, and audio recordings to use in your curriculum; and also join different groups focused on specific topics. TeacherTube is about a community and education for teachers, by teachers.
Facebook fans – 251,645
Twitter followers – 29K
BookWidgets writes in depth posts on education, educational technology, fun game tips for in the classroom, and articles that inspire any teacher. It also covers handy tips for BookWidgets users.
Facebook fans 2.6K
Twitter followers 1.9K
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Faculty Focus is dedicated to higher ed instructors. It publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom, both face-to-face and online.
Facebook fans 2.5K
Twitter followers 11.1K
Location: Albany NY, USA
On this blog, Peter DeWitt, elementary school principal, on this blog he writes about student’s social and emotional health; also how educators can help young people find common ground.
Location: Washington, DC
Homeroom is the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education. It is home to numerous articles that provide insights on the activities of schools, programs, grantees and other education stakeholders to promote continuing discussion of educational innovations and reforms.
Facebook fans – 166.7K
Twitter followers- 1.3 M