Elementary Teacher Blogs
The elementary teacher blogs below contain reflections on the state of education, extending lessons beyond the school walls, creative classroom content, practical resources, and personal stories. Fusing new tech tools with traditional teaching methods puts these teacher bloggers on the cutting edge of 21st century education. We commend these teachers for taking the time to share their ideas, insights, and wisdom with the elementary teacher community. If you would like to recommend an elementary teacher blog to add to this list, please contact us to help improve our resource.
Kevin’s Meandering Mind
A sixth grade teacher and co-director of the Western Massachusetts Writing Project writes about teaching, writing, and art.
Mrs. Yollis’ Classroom Blog
A blog focused on teaching and learning activities for third grade students.
The Teach 123 blog shares activities and ideas for early elementary learners.
Step into Second Grade
Free resources, reading and math activities, book reviews, and teacher lifestyle discussions populate this actively-updated blog.
Fern Smith’s Classroom Ideas
Fern Smith’s Classroom Ideas spans teaching and learning, classroom management and organization, arts and crafts, and beyond.
An upper elementary-focused blog that provides colorful and creative learning ideas.
A teaching and learning blog that is uniquely focused on graphic design for education.
Rockin’ Teacher Materials
Second grade teacher Hilary Lewis writes about distance and elearning, active learning activities, and classroom management.
Ladybug’s Teacher Files
This blog provides organization and learning material design ideas as well as tips for teaching and learning.
A K-2 teacher reflects on arts-based learning, providing age-appropriate learning activities with artistic flair.
3rd Grade Thoughts
This blog provides reflections on classroom management, professional development, and character education.
Written by a multi-age classroom teacher leading learners in 1st through 3rd grade, this blog provides guided math activities, classroom management ideas for multiple ages, and freebies for early elementary teachers.