Top 50 Education Blogs for Educators and Teachers

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Check out the top 50 education blogs to stay up to date on what people are talking about in the education space. This list is a resource to help educators and those in the field of education find the most relevant blogs from across the Web. It is compiled based on number of ranking factors such as

  • Number of followers of these blogs on Feedspot, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Engagement as determined through its combined Facebook shares and Tweets of its most recent posts.
  • The frequency of a blog’s updates. The more frequently a blog is updated, the higher its ranking.

If you’d like to keep up with new updates from these blogs, you might want to add Education Blogs folder to your Feedspot RSS Reader.

#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.

#2: 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.

#3: ALAN SINGER (HUFFINGTON POST)

Alan Singer is a social studies educator in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York and the editor of Social Science Docket (a joint publication of the New York and New Jersey Councils for Social Studies).

#4: TEACHTHOUGHT

TeachThought’s mantra is simple: learn better. Our mission is modest enough–to create a modern enlightenment that results in healthy communities and truly interdependent citizens.

#5: THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Weekly news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.

#6: INSIDE HIGHER ED

Free Higher Education News, Jobs, Career Advice and Events for college and university faculty, adjuncts, graduate students, and administrators.

#7: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND MOBILE LEARNING

A resource of educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators.

#8: 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. Started in April 2010 by Jeff Dunn, Edudemic has grown to become one of the leading education technology sites on the web. With more than 500,000 unique monthly visitors, it’s become a vibrant forum of discussion, discovery, and knowledge.

#9: CLASSROOM Q&A WITH LARRY FERLAZZO

An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide, and Building Parent Engagement In Schools. In this EdWeek blog, an experiment in knowledge-gathering, he will address readers’ questions on classroom management, ELL instruction, lesson planning, and other issues facing teachers.

#10: THE ANSWER SHEET

A school survival guide for parents (and everyone else), by Valerie Strauss.

#11: FACULTY FOCUS

Through its free e-newsletter and dedicated website, Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — both face-to-face and online. Faculty Focus was created in 2003 by Magna Publications.

#12: CLASSROOM 2.0

The community for educators using Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies!

#13: TEACHER NETWORK BLOG

Latest Teacher Network news, comment and analysis from the Guardian, the world’s leading liberal voice.

#14: HOMEROOM

Blog articles provide insights on the activities of schools, programs, grantees, and other education stakeholders to promote continuing discussion of educational innovation and reform.

#15: FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS

The purpose of this site is to share information about free resources that teachers can use in their classrooms.

#16: THE INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR

This blog is to share ideas and resources with teachers, parents, and young people. This community supports those interested in sharing ideas about learning in ways that are innovative and relevant to generation text.

#17: FREE ELEARNING RESOURCES

The eLearning Industry contains eLearning, Instructional Design, and Training jobs, comprehensive articles on how to use the best eLearning tools, reviews of the latest eLearning industry research, and advice direct from the world’s eLearning experts.

#18: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

Conversations on teaching and learning in a networked world.

#19: ON SPECIAL EDUCATION

Tracks news and trends of interest to the special education community, including administrators, teachers, and parents.

#20: BRILLIANT OR INSANE: EDUCATION ON THE EDGE

This blog covers most education topics, with edgy opinion about education technology, innovation, leadership, social media integration, progressive education practices, assessment and much more.

#21: DISCOVERY EDUCATOR NETWORK (DEN BLOGS)

The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking.

#22: BUSY TEACHER

Free printable worksheets and lesson plans for every busy teacher. Find printable worksheets on any topic: vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, writing and speaking!

#23: THE HECHINGER REPORT

Covering inequality and innovation in education with in-depth journalism that uses research, data and stories from classrooms and campuses to show the public how education can be improved and why it matters.

#24: TECH & LEARNING

For over 30 years, Tech & Learning has served the K-12 education community with practical resources and expert strategies for transforming education through integration of digital technologies.

#25: THE PRINCIPAL OF CHANGE

Stories of learning and leading

#26: EDUWONK

The blog focuses mostly on education policy and politics written by Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner at Bellwether Education Partners.

#27: 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.

#28: THE JOSE VILSON

Get the freshest essays on race, class, and education

#29: COOL CAT TEACHER BLOG

Resources, information, and tools for teachers including global collaboration from a classroom teacher.

#30: DIANE RAVITCH’S BLOG

A site to discuss better education for all

#31: @TEACHERTOOLKIT

TeacherToolkit is designed to equip teachers with practical ideas that save time and impact of teacher and student development.

#32: LARRY FERLAZZO’S WEBSITES OF THE DAY…

Larry shares daily web resources, classroom lessons, updates on the latest education-related research, and educational policy links. Many relate to teaching English Language Learners, and others related to mainstream K-12 teachers and students.

#33: GETTING SMART

Getting Smart is a community passionate around innovations in learning across K-12, higher education, and post-secondary education.

#34: DROPOUT NATION

Commentary on America’s dropout crisis and education reform written by editorialist RiShawn Biddle.

#35: EDUCATION NEWS

A Global Leading News Source covering educational, political, business, and environmental issues.

#36: EDSURGE

EdSurge is an independent information resource and community for everyone involved in education technology. We aim to help educators discover the best products and how to use them and to inspire developers to build what educators and learners need.

#37: TCHERS’ VOICE

Teaching Channel’s mission is to create an environment where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques to help every student grow.

#38: DAILY EDVENTURES

Daily Edventures is the blog of Microsoft Corp.’s Vice President of Education, Anthony Salcito. He works with education institutions and partners globally to embrace technology to optimize learning environments and student achievement, and he oversees Microsoft’s partnership and technology outreach efforts via the Worldwide Partners in Learning, Shape the Future, and Public and Private Alliances programs. Anthony posts daily, spotlighting the everyday heroes in education that he meets on the road.

#39: INFORMED

InformED is your learning and ideas hub. This is a portal for you to hunt-and-gather training news and industry insights in the universe of eLearning and Education Technology.

#40: MIDDLEWEB

Providing resources for teachers, school leaders, parents and others interested in the success of young adolescents.

#41: 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.

#42: EDUCATION FUTURES

Emerging Trends and Technologies in K-12

#43: CLOAKING INEQUITY

Blog by Julian Vasquez Heilig who is an award-winning researcher and teacher. He is currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State University Sacramento.

#44: EMERGINGEDTECH

Using Internet & Instructional Technologies to Engage Students and Enhance Learning Outcomes. Includes Many Free Tools and Resources.

#45: SMARTBLOG ON EDUCATION

We publish original content for several business verticals: executive leadership and management, social media marketing, education, food and beverage, and finance.

#46: ILEARN TECHNOLOGY

An Edublog about integrating technology in the classroom

#47: TEACHER TECH

#48: TEACHER IN A STRANGE LAND

Nancy Flanagan is an education writer and consultant focusing on teacher leadership.

#49: FRACTUS LEARNING

Our goal is to inspire, excite and enhance the teaching skill set by the use of technology, making sure teachers are always on the cutting edge.

#50: NEA TODAY

News and Features from the National Education Association

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