Top 50 Teacher Blogs by Innovative Educators
The following blogs were selected to our top blogs based on their high quality of content and recommendations from other teacher bloggers. These blogs provide an abundance of information and insights into teaching, useful resources, and tips for effective teaching.
Cool Cat Teacher Blog
This award winning blog shares a ton of useful teaching tools and discusses how to leverage new technology to enhance learning.
Bud the Teacher
Bud is an instructional technologist who writes about a wide range of topics from future of teaching to classroom technology.
Written by multiple teachers, the blog of the non-profit organization TeachersCount shares commentary on education issues, helpful resources, and updates on the teaching field.
Free Technology for Teachers
This is a great resource for learning about useful tools that can be used in the classroom.
At The Fischbowl, 23-year math teacher and tech director Karl Fisch invites you to join the conversation about education issues.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides helpful articles aimed to help teachers navigate the challenges of the teaching profession.
I Want to Teach Forever
The author of “Teaching is Not a Four Letter Word”, Tom DeRosa is a former teacher and Teach for America alumnus who blogs about educational resources and issues.
This blog provides insights into teaching middle school while discussing California education and education issues.
An Alaskan elementary teacher shares thoughtful articles on education policy and issues.
The Nerdy Teacher
Nicholas Provenzano writes education lessons from The Goonies, improving technology use in the classroom, and epic school projects.
This blog provides a ton of resources for teaching with technology and tips for how to use them in the classroom.
This collaborative blog provides thoughtful commentary on the intersection of new media, digital technology, and going paperless in the classroom.
Moving at the Speed of Creativity
Wesley Fryer’s is a teacher, speaker, and prolific podcaster who shares an abundance of education tools and interesting ideas on digital learning.
Clever commentary by a 7th grade English teacher about the classroom including how to use Rebecca Black’s music video to teach figurative language.
For the Love of Learning
Joe Bower challenges people to rethink traditional education thinking at his blog For the Love of Learning.
A technology teacher for an elementary charter school in Philadelphia shares thoughts and reflections on teaching.
The Tempered Radical
This award winning blog discusses topics like education policy, classroom technology tools, and teaching quality.
Learning in Hand
Tony Vincent provides information and resources for teaching using mobile devices like the iPod Touch and iPad.
Teacher Reboot Camp
This blog features resources for teachers, great video interviews, and aims to create a collaborative environment for helping teachers engage students.
At Re:thinking, Ben Wildeboer, a 9th grade science teacher, discusses engaging students to learn science, science projects and activities.
Tom writes about using digital media in the classroom, thoughts on education, and Photoshop tips.
2 Cents Worth
Author David Warlick offers observations and ideas on education, thoughts on education technology, and things learned during his travels.
The Tech Savvy Educator
At The Tech Savvy Educator, Ben Rimes writes about integrating technology into the classroom, video story problems, and online learning.
Think Thank Thunk
TEDx speaker and math teacher, Shawn Cornally discusses standard-based grading, eduGaming, and not being a boring teacher.
The Teaching Palette
This blog provides a forum for discussing art education and resources for teaching art like the best iPad apps for art teachers.
It’s Not All Flowers and Sausages
A humorous inside look into teaching that provides honest observations of the ups and downs of being a teacher.
Spencer’s Scratch Pad
Author and teacher John T. Spencer writes about education policy, interesting life experiments like living out aspects of Facebook, and teaching tips.
A Missouri biology teacher and technology instructional specialist provides thoughtful commentary on education topics like the role of technology in education and lessons learned from sports and ideas like administrators as teachers.
Two Writing Teachers
Authors Ruth Ayers and Stacey Shubitz discuss teaching students to write, suggested writing tools, and new books.
A blog providing excellent video demonstrations of classroom science experiments.
Elementary, My Dear, or Far From It
Jenny, an elementary teacher in Virginia provides insights into the joys and challenges of teaching.
Urban Preschool discusses research and ideas on early education and highlights interesting online content.
Function of Time
Kate Nowak authors this math blog discussing ideas for teaching specific math concepts, math games, and reflections on math education.
Thoughts on Teaching
Thoughts on Teaching provides a detailed look into an English classroom and shares reflections on teaching English.
This blog, with over 3,000 posts, features entertaining satires of education policy makers and commentary on education policy issues.
Darren Kuropatwa is a math teacher from Winnipeg who writes about effective teaching, technology in the classroom, and the future of math education.
Think Like a Teacher
This blog by a veteran former teacher discusses a wide range of education topics from education reform to facilitating creativity.
This blog about reading education features reviews of children’s literature and insights into working as a school librarian.
Huffington Post contributor Monica Edinger writes thoughtful commentary on education topics and insights into teaching the fourth grade.
The Digital Down Low
Matt Montagne writes this informative blog about leveraging digital technology in the classroom.
Teach Science for All
You will find an abundance of science teaching resources here and discussion about science education.
Learning is Life
Learning is Life provides insights into teaching 6th grade language arts, tips on using tools like Evernote, and ideas for effective teaching.
Raising Readers and Writers
This blog discusses teaching with the workshop approach, cool classroom projects, student blogging, and insights into teaching elementary students.
A Year of Reading
This blog by two teachers who are also authors features book reviews and author interviews.
This blog by a high school chemistry teacher discusses chemistry lessons, the future of science education, grading, using Google tools in the classroom and more.
Reflections on Teaching
An elementary computer lab teacher writes about California education policy, Web 2.0 tools for the classroom, and provides insights into teaching.
Kim Cofino teaches technology around the world and writes in depth articles about teaching technology and teaching abroad.
History is Elementary
This blog by an elementary history teacher has over 800 posts about history education and interesting history facts.
Is Our Children Learning?
A New York City teacher provides insights into teaching with stories from the classroom and discusses some of the challenges faced by teachers.
A 9th grade math teacher in Georgia writes about relating to students, math lesson ideas, and creative ways to engage students.
A tech director in New York believes that students learn best when they discover and construct their own meaning and writes about the future of education.
Kevin’s Meandering Mind
Kevin Hodgson writes about good books and how gaming can be used in the classroom to engage students.
The PE Geek
Jarrod Robinson is a PE teacher from Victoria, Australia who writes about using technology to engage physical education students.
Creating Lifelong Learners
Mathew Needleman is an elementary educator who provides information on online education tools, teaching tips, digital storytelling resources, and technology tutorials.
Ira David Socol authors in-depth articles about current issues and the future of education.
The Scholastic Scribe
A high school journalism teacher provides honest insights into the classroom and stories of poor school administration.
An Urban Teacher’s Education
James Boutin shares thoughts on education and experiences of a public high school teacher in the Bronx.
This blog shares views on education and teaching tips from a teacher with 30 years of experience.
Teaching Science and Math
David Wetzel provides a great resource for ideas, tips, and tools for teaching science and math.
Physics in Flux
Engineer and high school physics teacher Dan Fullerton discusses teaching physics, physics books, and classroom tools.
All Hands on Deck
An English teacher and doctorate student reflects on teaching and the revolution in public schooling.
Kindergarten’s 3 R’s
Michaele Sommerville, a kindergarten teacher discusses early childhood education, crafts for the classroom, and kindergarten resources.
Epic Adventures are Often Uncomfortable
A high school language arts teacher provides honest insights into teaching including some of the uncomfortable aspects of being a teacher.
Ask A Tech Teacher
A California technology teacher and author shares tech tips and recommended online resources.
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
English language teacher and author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves, Larry Ferlazzo blogs about teaching English and great education sites and articles.
The Number Warrior
Jason Dyer is a math educator in Arizona and writes about math education, ideas for math lessons, and interesting math examples.
Point of Inflection
A high school math teacher and creator of grading software ActiveGrade discusses interactive lessons, standards-based grading, and holistic education.
Confessions of an Untenured Teacher
Sarah, a fourth and fifth grade teacher, shares adventures and misadventures from the classroom.
Tom, a preschool teacher in Seattle, discusses the importance of early education, lesson ideas, and thoughts on helping lay the groundwork for future academic success.
Teachers at Risk
Elona Hartjes is a teacher in Ontario and shares helpful teaching resources and ideas on effective classroom strategies.
A pediatrician turned teacher shares thoughtful commentary on education issues and policy.
Middle School Matrix
A Philadelphia English teacher recounts her experiences in the classroom and ideas for using social media to engage students in learning.
Educational Technology Guy
A physics teacher discusses a wide range of education topics from technology to pedagogy.
Gail Desler discusses learning in the digital age, teaching tools, writing, and digital storytelling.
Blogging About the Web 2.0 Connected Classroom
An instructional technologist provides guides on using tech tools in the classroom, lists of helpful resources, and ideas on teacher leadership.
Brooke Perry authors this excellent blog on teaching first graders and provides a lot of helpful information including teaching tips and classroom project tutorials.
Carol Richtsmeier is a former journalist and current high school teacher near Dallas who writes about teaching journalism and interesting educational content that she finds.
Regurgitated Alpha Bits
A third grade teacher shares stories from the classroom and remarks on challenges of teaching.
Jason Buell is a middle school science teacher in California writes about the benefits of standards-based grading and thoughts on teaching science.
Mrs. Cassidy’s Classroom Blog
Kathy Cassidy shares insights into her class of six year-olds in Moosejaw, Canada with videos, photos, and ideas for class activities.
This blog follows several New York City teachers who share their experiences teaching at New York City schools and discuss education topics.
This blog discuses teaching effectively with computers and topics such as teaching without textbooks.
Just a Substitute Teacher
A software engineer who became a substitute teacher shares insights into what it is like to work as a substitute teacher.
A high school math teacher aims to teach life lessons while also teaching math. She discusses math education topics, class management, and math lesson ideas at her blog.
Frank Noschese is a physics teacher who writes about teaching physics, Khan Academy criticism, and physics videos.
Physics of Learning
Doug Smith was an engineer before he became a teacher and writes about science education, math curriculum, and thoughts on effective instruction.
The Dream Teacher
The author of Finding Mrs. Warnecke: The Difference Teachers Make writes this blog about the impact of teachers and reading education.
A Teacher’s Tale
John Howell was a Marine who became a teacher and provides commentary on education including teaching lessons from the Marines and fundamental shifts in literacy.
Math Teacher Mambo
A math teacher from central Texas writes about fun math problems, lesson ideas, and observations of students.
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