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Synechism

http://dougbelshaw.com/blog/

UK author and education expert Doug Belshaw posts insights on improving outcomes, whether that be in or out of the classroom environment. More philosophical and theoretical than practical, Doug's advice is a great source of inspiration for encouraging others to become more productive. He is particularly keen on how education and technology affect and enhance productivity.

#BelshawBlackOps14 has started – see you in January!
by Doug Belshaw almost 3 years ago
Curate or Be Curated: Why Our Information Environment is Crucial to a Flourishing Democracy, Civil Society [DMLcentral]
by Doug Belshaw almost 3 years ago

Open Educator

http://gwegner.edublogs.org/

An ardent advocate of public education, teacher Graham Wegner maintains a blog in support of classroom innovation and technology. Especially helpful for teachers is his link network, which connects visitors to teaching tips and fresh ideas for keeping classroom learning lively.

The Paradoxical Attraction Of Sports
by Graham almost 3 years ago
The Paradoxical Attraction Of Sports
by Graham almost 3 years ago

Cool Cat Teacher

http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/

Blogger Vicki here believes that teaching science is a noble choice in education. Her posts serve to honor and uplift fellow instructors with tips on how students learn best.


Teaching Hacks

http://www.teachinghacks.com/

Quentin D'Souza is a highly respected teacher and technology expert who has worked hard to encourage the use constructive use of information technology in the classroom and beyond. Incredibly well organized, Quentin's blog is a sophisticated resource and online water cooler for debate and discussion between interested educators everywhere.


Reflections of the TZS Teacher

http://tzstchr.edublogs.org/

Grandmother, student, teacher and wise woman Paula White invites visitors to think along with her as she ponders new and better ways to reach children. An educator of many years, Paula has much insight to share, most from her personal experiences in the classroom and all from the heart.


Classroom as a Microcosm

http://siobhancurious.wordpress.com/

"Siobhan Curious" is a pseudonym for a college level English instructor who started this blog as a way to connect with other educators and share stories--classroom successes and failures, lesson plans and strategies. The result is a support system for teachers everywhere.

My Top 10 Books of 2013
by Siobhan Curious almost 4 years ago
“I AM the Teacher”
by Siobhan Curious almost 4 years ago

Teachers Teaching Teachers

http://teachersteachingteachers.org/

This weekly webcast addresses issues facing educators in the technology age and highlights success stories and innovation. An enormous range of topics is covered, from how nutrition affects the learning environment and student reediness, to creating community in schools. Developed by NYC educators Susan Etteman and Paul Allison, this blog evolved from a local Skype meetup between colleagues to an international resource for teachers around the world.

TTT#386 Celebrating Open Education Week 2014 w/ Karen Fasimpaur, Verena Roberts, Greg McVerry, Ian O’Bryne, Nate Otto 3.12.14
by Paul Allison over 3 years ago
TTT#378 A Case for Food Literacy w/ Joseph Franzen, Brent Peters, Lauren Goldberg, Devin Brown, Elfe Dona, Karen Fasimpaur 1.15.14
by Paul Allison over 3 years ago

The Fisch Bowl

http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/

Karl Fisch is a twenty-one year teaching veteran who is currently the Director of Technology at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado. He comments on everything from learning techniques, administrative politics, teaching altruism to math students and more. Primarily a support tool for staff development, his blog is a great source of new ideas and perspectives for secondary level educators.

Data Doesn't Create Meaning. We Do.
by Karl Fisch almost 3 years ago
Data-Driven Schools: Homework
by Karl Fisch almost 3 years ago

Creating Lifelong Learners

http://www.needleworkspictures.com/ocr/blog/

Matthew Needleman's blog offers tips for elementary teachers on new media literacy's and ways to value students and their cultures. In order to help teachers keep up with Generation Z, he posts how-to advice on everything from downloading YouTube movies to using video as a teaching tool in the classroom.

Low Level Tech/Higher Level Thinking
by Mathew almost 2 years ago
Clarifying Questions in the Common Core Classroom
by Susan Obuchi about 3 years ago

Dynamite Lesson Plan

http://www.dynamitelessonplan.com/

Damien Riley, teacher/songwriter, believes that real success in the classroom begins with a Dynamite Lesson Plan. Once you get past the lumpy bumpy site design and the Google ads, you'll discover some dynamite content, including Damien's original music. A valuable resource for organizing and implementing strategy in the classroom.

Medical Assistant Career Program
by Damien S Riley over 3 years ago
My Comments on a So-Called “Teacher Bill of Rights”
by Damien S Riley over 3 years ago

Epic Adventures Are Often Uncomfortable

http://uncomfortableadventures.blogspot.com/

Clix, the online handle of a high school language arts teacher somewhere in America, records her struggles as a dedicated educator navigating the sometimes treacherous territory known as the teenage brain. Fun, insightful, and full of lesson ideas, this blog is a must-click for secondary level instructors.

Shakespeare Ponderings
by noreply@blogger.com (Clix) about 2 years ago
A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way
by noreply@blogger.com (Clix) about 2 years ago

A Teacher's Tale

http://www.jdhowell.org/

Follow husband, father and dedicated teacher John Howell as he examines his personal and professional growth. Poignant, amusing, and full of real-world anecdotes, this blog aims at reminding all teachers why they entered the profession in the first place. Here you'll find suggestions for continuing education and professional development as well as classroom survival strategies.

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by seconduser almost 4 years ago
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by seconduser about 4 years ago

Educmacation

http://thehurt.wordpress.com/

Kevin Hurtmay just be starting his teaching career, but he still has a wealth of knowledge to share. Though his primary responsibility is teaching, he is also the go-to guy when it comes to technology and teacher development, and the football and baseball coach to boot. Kevin knows kids, and he knows that kids use technology. He shares that insight with parents and fellow educators in his blog.


Bud the Teacher

http://budtheteacher.com/blog/

Bud Hunt is an instructional technologist for the St. Vrain Valley School District in northern Colorado and a very popular blogger with his colleagues around the world. Bud reads, writes, and worries about the future of teaching and learning on his thought-provoking blog. He also does his best to support and inspire others to embrace the wonders, and the challenges, of new media modalities in the classroom.

“Print” Sources in the 21st Century
by bud@budtheteacher.com (Bud Hunt bud@budtheteacher.com) over 1 year ago
Badges. #nwpleads Badges.
by bud@budtheteacher.com (Bud Hunt bud@budtheteacher.com) almost 2 years ago

Learn Me Good

http://learnmegood2.blogspot.com/

Jack Woodson was a thermal design engineer until he was laid off from his job. He redirected his energies and now teaches third grade in Texas. "Learn Me Good", the blog AND the book, offers his first-person account of his adventures as a new teacher. Very funny stuff interspersed with hard earned wisdom, this blog also offers some unexpected innovation from a newbie's perspective.

Keep those classrooms clean, people!
by Mister Teacher about 2 years ago
Win a LMG flash drive!
by Mister Teacher about 2 years ago

So, You Want to Teach?

http://www.soyouwanttoteach.com/

This blog is one of the best source we found for honest, practical and usable information for teachers and aspiring educators. Real world career advice, continuing education links and articles, classroom survival tips from veterans, and instruction ideas abound. Joel, whose personal mission is to become the best teacher he can be, invites guest bloggers to add depth and breadth to the blog.

Frozen And The Value of Quality [VIDEO]
by Joel over 3 years ago
5 Reasons I Loved Teaching Middle School
by Joel over 3 years ago

On The Shoulders of Giants

http://teacherleaders.typepad.com/shoulders_of_giants/

8th grade English teacher and author Ariel Sacks blogs on the leadership role of teachers and espouses the virtues of "teacherpreneurism". Her intent is to help teachers embrace their true value and responsibility as nurturers of the future. Excellent articles on mentoring, politics and teaching, collaboration an more.

Testing Eve
by <a href="/users/arielsacks">206</a> over 3 years ago
Chancellor Fariña on the Best ELA Test Prep
by <a href="/users/arielsacks">206</a> over 3 years ago

I Thought A Think

http://ithoughtathink.blogspot.com/

Ryan is a 1st grade teacher in the state of Washington and created a blog to voice his 'thinks' on a variety of issues facing public school educators in these difficult times. From policy and budget issues, classroom diversity and administrative politics to the evolving technology, Ryan strives to address real issues with honesty, integrity and a bit of wry humor.

Please, Liv, get healthy.
by noreply@blogger.com (Ryan) over 2 years ago
I Made the Office Work on Labor Day So That I Could Take August 29th Off to Celebrate Michael Jackson's Birthday
by noreply@blogger.com (Ryan) about 3 years ago

Eduwonk

http://www.eduwonk.com/

Blogger Andrew Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner at Bellwether Education Partners, focuses on education policy and politics. Andrew posts analysis and commentary on education news and articles published in various media outlets. His blog is a center of lively and relevant debate over the future of our schools.

Education Ideas: Too Big To Be Useful, Or Not Bold Enough?
by arotherham over 1 year ago
Opt-Out Pushback, Young Voters, New Normal In Education, Teacher Prep, Kane On Research, Kids On Twitter, Assembly Pranks
by arotherham over 1 year ago

Hedgetoad

http://hedgetoad.blogspot.com/

This blogger blogs in order to “share information about different aspects of a career in education.” Hedgetoad does a great job at bringing to light many issues that both students and educators face, and provides relevant opinions based on firsthand knowledge.


Blogging 2 Learn

http://blogging2learn.wordpress.com/

This blog is a classroom blogging tool aimed at teaching 4th to 12th grade students how blog. Primarily an innovative way to teach writing skills, this do-it-yourself tutorial also has loads of links to other creative teaching sites.


Time 4 Writing

http://www.time4writing.com/teacher_blog/

Primarily a resource for homeschooling networks and parents with students in alternative learning environments, this blog posts articles on writing skills and grade level standards as well as offers online courses to support a myriad of writing objectives.


Inside Pre-K

http://blogs.preknow.org/insideprek/

Early childhood education and school readiness are the focuses of this blog, sponsored and authored by the staff and advisers of Pre(K)Now, an advocacy group which is committed to the advancement of voluntary, high quality education of children between the ages of three and four. Timely, insightful articles that offer teaching tips like video taping yourself to see yourself through your students' eyes make this a valuable resource for early childhood educators


PCI Education

http://blog.pcieducation.com/

This blog is only one of the many resources offered by PCI Education, the leaders in tools, methodology, and support for teachers of special needs children and students with learning disabilities. Popular posts include suggestions for creating learning spaces that are conducive to special needs, career development opportunities for special needs educators, tips for addressing individual learning disabilities.


ClassRoots

http://classroots.org/

Chad Sansing, author and founder of Classroots.org, teaches humanities at a charter school. He writes on classroom reform and democratic education. He also publishes case studies of successes and failures in teaching and learning through authentic engagement. Authentic engagement allows for learning that encourages collaboration and inquiry, which leads to authentic work – productivity that extends beyond the classroom.

Creative Fierce Laser EduShark
by Chad over 3 years ago
The #EduCon 2.6 #toyhack (online & off!)
by Chad almost 4 years ago