Bloggers
  1. Langwitches – Popular amongst fellow educational bloggers, this blog has been nominated as the “Best Teacher Blog” for the 2009 Edublog Awards. It was also listed as one of the Top 100 Language Blogs in 2009 and 2010, and nominated as the “Best Resource Sharing Blog” and “Best Tech Support Blog” for the 2008 Edublog Awards. Recommended posts: “Infographics- What? Why? How?,” and “Presentation21 Make-Over.”
  2. The Tempered Radical - Bill Ferriter teaches 6th grade language arts in North Carolina, where he was named a Regional Teacher of the Year for 2005-2006.
  3. Catlin Tucker Blended Learning and Technology - Catlin Tucker teaches English language arts at Sonoma County's Windsor High School and online college level writing courses. Named Teacher of the Year at Windsor High School in 2010, she complements her in-class instruction with online discussions and group collaboration using a variety of web 2.0 tools in a unique teacher designed blended learning curriculum. She writes an education blog, leads professional development, designs curriculum, and frequently speaks at education technology events. Catlin earned her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and English Teaching Credential and Education Masters from University of California, Santa Barbara.
  4. George Courous - Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning for Parkland School Division. I believe we need to inspire our kids to follow their passions, while letting them inspire us to do the same.
  5. Finding Common Ground - Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.
  6. Granted, and... - Grant Wiggins is the co-author of Understanding by Design and the author of Educative Assessment and numerous articles on education. He is the President of Authentic Education in Hopewell NJ. You can read more about him and his work at the AE site
  7. Wes Fryer, Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Dr. Wesley Fryer is a digital learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and change agent. With respect to school change, he describes himself as a “catalyst for creative engagement and collaborative learning.”
  8. Steven Anderson, Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom - a blend of technology integration with conversations centered around leading and learning, in and out of the classroom. Check it out to learn about social media for professional growth, mobile devices in the classroom, technology leadership and more.
  9. Gwyneth Jones, The Daring Librarian - a blogger, a Tweeter, an international speaker, a citizen of Social Media, and a resident of Second Life. Gwyneth is a Google Certified Teacher, DEN Star, an elected member of the ISTE Board of Directors, and the author of the award winning Daring Librarian blog.
  10. Lyn Hilt , Learning in Technicolor - I’m a fan of learning more about innovative teaching and learning, connecting with other educators to share ideas, traveling, rescued greyhounds, and reading and learning every day.

Ideas

  1. The Learning Network - The New York Times Learning Network is a free blog for teachers, students and parents that provides teaching and learning materials and ideas based on New York Times content. Teachers can use or adapt our lesson plans across subject areas and levels. Students can respond to our daily Opinion questions, participate in our contests, take our news quizzes, learn the Word of the Day, try our Test Yourself questions, complete a Fill-In or read our Poetry Pairings.
  2. Edutopia - You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice.
  3. MindShift - Technology is revolutionizing the world of education – replacing familiar classroom tools and changing the way we learn. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions – covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research, education policy and more. The site is curated by Tina Barseghian, a journalist and the mother of a grade-schooler.
  4. Edudemic - The goal of Edudemic is to connect teachers, administrators, students, and just about everyone else with the best technology on the planet. A modest goal, to be sure.
  5. 2 Cents Worth - Many of the barriers that prevent us from modernizing our education systems come from the baggage of outdated notions about teaching, learning, curriculum, our children, and their future. Asking questions seems to be one way of probing and provoking new perceptions about what we do, why we do it, and how we might adapt within an almost constantly changing environment.

Other Blogs

  1. EduBlogs Awards
  2. 50 Must Read Blogs
  3. The Top 100 from Teach
  4. Moving Forward