7 Must Read Blogs for Teachers

Laura is a writer and recent Cambridge graduate with particular experience in the area of education technology. She has worked with a variety of different education companies and is active in the 'edtech' community on Twitter, so she prides herself on always being in touch with the latest developments and exciting new tools in e-learning.

With blogging websites designed specifically to host educational blogs now boasting tens of thousands of accounts, the web is full of e-learning blogs, written by teachers, students and education companies. Here are some of the best…

Blogs for Teachers

 

Cool Cat Teacher

For Inspiration:

Cool Cat Teacher

As a Twitter edtech leader, many will already be familiar with this educator through her handle @CoolCatTeacher. Visit her blog for advice, strength and solidarity, with unique insights into the ups and downs of life as a teacher!

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The Tech Savvy Educator

For Integrating Technology in the Classroom:

The Tech Savvy Educator

Full of high-tech tips for using specific programs and tools to bring your classroom to life, from digital storytelling to fun and innovative ideas like “Math Rap Battle Royale”!

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Teachers Teaching Teachers

For Shared Wisdom:

Teachers Teaching Teachers

This weekly webcast includes shared wisdom and tried-and-tested techniques from a broad range of educators, as well as discussion and debate on current edtech initiatives and events.

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Elearnspace

For Education Theory:

Elearnspace

Taking on the hot topics of edtech progress and innovation, this blog is a must-read for tech-savvy teachers interested in staying on top of the theory behind educational advances. Recent topics tackled include “Responding to the Fragmentation of Higher Education” and “Negating the Learner in the Learning Process”.

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This Week in Education

For Education News:

This Week in Education

Best for US-based educators, this regular blog updates readers on the top education stories of the week.

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Digital Writing, Digital Teaching

For Writing Tips:

Digital Writing, Digital Teaching

This powerful blog focuses specifically on tips for teachers supporting students in improving their writing. It focuses particularly on the challenges and opportunities of using new media and edtech techniques to teach writing skills.

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Ideas and Thoughts

For Resources:

Ideas and Thoughts

Full of varied resources and ideas, this great blog includes lots of helpful posts for teachers across a variety of media – from tips on using Evernote as an assessment tool to useful bookmarks and websites.

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