Connected Educators: 65 Great Accounts for Teachers

The feedback from teachers has been incredible to our top 10 twitter accounts for teachers. We would like to continue to provide great resources for teachers and educators, so we are creating a blog series of “Perfect Twitter Accounts for Educators.”

The only  requirement is that the account receive a perfect score of 100 / 100 from tweet grader.

For each account we have included the twitter name, the twitter profile, twitter followers, and the perfect twitter grade. We hope you find them helpful and would love your feedback.

Since all these accounts are 100% perfect. We have listed them in reverse alphabetical order. We will be adding additional accounts in the future as we come across them.

1. @WorldLillie ~ “Boston teacher & #travel blogger: http://AroundTheWorldL.com & http://TeachingTraveling.com. #EdBlogs founder: http://www.facebook.com/groups/EducationBloggers Boston (and the world) · http://www.AroundTheWorldL.com/about/(5,000+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

2. @willrich45 -”Parent, author, speaker, instigator, blogger about social Web tools and their effects on schools, education and learning. Flemington, New Jersey · http://willrichardson.com (30,000+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

3. @web20classroom “Educator, Speaker, Blogger, #Edchat Co-Creator, #140Conf Character, Edublogs Twitterer Of The Year, ASCD Emerging Leader. Do You Use Social Media In Education?Winston-Salem, NC · http://blog.web20classroom.org (52,700+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

4. @WeAreTeachers – “Online community of teachers of all types. Teacher social network, Web 2.0, Education, Knowledge Marketplace, school 2.0. support@weareteachers.com Austin, TX http://www.weareteachers.com(44,400+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

5. @WEAC – “Wisconsin Education Association Council ÜT: 43.035197,-89.427211 ·http://www.weac.org“ (5,850+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

6. @vmcmurray – “Special education math teacher. Advocate for my students. Future queen of the world? Maybe… Chicago” (23,500+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

7. @tyeducators “Educators play such an important role in our lives. We want to say thanks to those who teach and enrich our communities. Presented by California Casualty. · http://educators.calcas.com (8,050+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

8. @toddwhitaker – “Focus on Leadership, Teaching & Motivation. Todd has written 30 books including What Great Teachers Do Differently and Shifting The Monkey. · http://www.toddwhitaker.com(13,800+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

9. @tomwhitby “Prof of Education. Founder: #Edchat, The EDU PLN Ning, Linkedin group Technology-Using Professors et al. BLOG: My Island View http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com Long Island, New York http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/(25,000+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

10. @timbuckteeth – “Web 2.0 researcher, author of The Digital Classroom, Associate Professor of learning technology, international speaker, disruptive activist. Plymouth, UK http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com(15,650+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

11. @ThisIsSethsBlog - “Founder of Squidoo.com, author, blogger. This is a retweet of my blog.· http://sethgodin.typepad.com/ (215,000+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

12. @theTeacherPage “Quality Resources for Teachers! Comments and Suggestions Welcome! @robertwhughes Halifax, MA · http://TheTeacherPage.com(10,800+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

13. @stumpteacher - “Father, husband, 6th grade SS/LA teacher, tech enthusiast, 2012 IL teacher of the year and aspiring Jedi. suburban chicago · http://www.stumpteacher.blogspot.com (9,200+ followers / 100 /100 twitter grader)

14. @stevekatz - “Tech Integration Specialist, teacher,  ADE,  Apple Professional Development, author, international conference presenter, video projects, father, deadhead Seoul, Korea · http://www.teachwithvideo.com(5,100+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

15. @shannonmmiller “Teacher Librarian & Tech Integrationist who loves connecting, creating, change, advocacy & NOISE. Presenter & Blogger. Connecting People Shorty Award Recipient. Van Meter, Iowa · http://vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com/(16,400+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader )

16. @TheScienceGuy – Science Educator seeks to change the world…Los Angeles, CA, USA · http://billnye.com (490,000+ followers / 100 /100 twitter grader)

17. @teachingwthsoul “Consultant/Speaker. ASCD/ISTE presenter.New Teacher Chat Founder #ntchat.Core Blogger @Edutopia @KIDS_DISCOVER. Rep.@iTooch. Former Principal. Passion2 #mentor! California · http://bit.ly/lisamdabbs (12,700+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

18. @TeacherSabrina – “Teacher-turned-advocate for kids, teachers & communities. Pro-#edreform that works for real people, not corporate interests. Tweets = mine, RTs ≠ endorsements. Washington, DC · http://www.sabrinajoystevens.com(4,200+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

19. @teachermelanie - “★ An online teacher (ESL) who can help YOU improve your English! ★ I tweet about English, Canada, & anything I find interesting! Join the fun! ☺Toronto, Canada · http://www.englishteachermelanie.com(5,300+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

20. @TeacherCast TeacherCast.net was set up to help teachers better use technology in their classrooms. We are your Educational Community for 21st Century Learning. Philadelphia · http://www.TeacherCast.net (4,950+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

21. @TeacherBeat “I cover teachers for Education Week newspaper and write our Teacher Beat blog. Washington, D.C. · http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/ (10,800+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

22. @TeachaKidd - “Blogger, EdTech, Geek… I will annoy you with questions. You’ve been warned. South Florida, USA · http://www.leekolbert.com/ (11,200+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

23. @SNewco – “Educator, Mobilist, Speaker, Blogger, 1:1 Mobile Learning Devices, ISTE & eLearning Guild member, SIGML http://www.themobilenative.org Ohio · http://www.smriders.net/Mobile_Learning (6,300+ followers / 100 /100 twitter grader)

24. @ShellTerrell “Education thought-provoker, The 30 Goals Challenge author, International Speaker, #Edchat founder, Host for AM TESOL Free Fri Webinars, SC Mgr @TheConsultantsE worldwide · http://bit.ly/ShellTerrell(27,100+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

25. @ScholasticTeach - “The official Scholastic Teachers account. We like to talk books, education trends and life as an educator. USA · http://www.scholastic.com/teachers(27,300+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

26. @rweingartenAmerican Federation of Teachers president, committed to improving schools, hospitals and public institutions for children, families and communities. Washington, DC · http://www.aft.org(14,600+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

27. @rmbyrne “Teacher. Speaker. Writer. Google Certified Teacher. My dog thinks I’m cool. http://android4schools.com Maine, USA · http://www.freetech4teachers.com(30,500+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

28. @PrincipalJ – “Elementary Principal, Twitter Evangelist, passionate about learning/daily5/cafe/instructional leadership, comoderator of #educoach chat, mom of 2 boys rural Wisconsin · http://principalj.blogspot.com/ (4,400+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

29. @POWERofICU -  “Teachers have been left alone to fight the problem of student apathy for too long. Learn how the Power of ICU can work for you. Nashville, Tennessee · http://www.poweroficu.com(5,100+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

30. @plugusin – “I’m a full time classroom teacher and the author of Building a PLC at Work (http://bit.ly/plcatwork)and Teaching the iGeneration (http://amzn.to/igeneration) Raleigh NC · http://teacherleaders.typepad.com/the_tempered_radical(7,600+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

31. @plnaugle “I teach 4th graders math and social studies using many Web 2.0 tools like Edmodo. Glogster, kidblog.org, Jing, Skype, Wikis and I have 35 years of experience. New Orleans, LA · http://pnaugle.blogspot.com (6,650+ followers, 100/100 twittergrader)

32. @pbsteachers – “Multimedia resources & professional development for America’s preK-12 educators. Arlington, VA · http://www.pbs.org/teachers (28,100+ followers, 100/100 twittergrader)

33. @PatrickMLarkin “Artist formerly known as @bhsprincipal – BPS Asst. Supt. NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Evangelist for Web 2.0 and Digital Tools. Burlington, MA · http://www.patrickmlarkin.com/(15,200+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

34. @NMHS_Principal “Principal of New Milford HS (NJ): NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Google Certified Teacher, Adobe Education Leader, Author, Speaker. New Milford, NJ · http://ericsheninger.com (27,800+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

35. @NEAToday – “The National Education Association’s official publication, committed to a great public education for all students. Get free resources, news & more!Washington DC · http://www.nea.org/neatoday (57,700+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

36. @massteacher – “The Massachusetts Teachers Association Boston, Mass. ·http://massteacher.org (3,700+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

Massachusetts Teachers Association – THANK YOU

37. @l_hilt - “Elementary Principal, K-6 Tech Integrator/Coach, Reader, Writer, Connected learner! PA · http://lynhilt.com/(8,600+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

38. @learningfy -”Curator of EdTech Weekly http://goo.gl/YWvVf, a free weekly newsletter on #edtech Vancouver, Canada · http://goo.gl/Bx8EG (6,050+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

39. @Larryferlazzo “Inner-city High School teacher — ESL & Mainstream Sacramento, CA · http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/(19,800+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

40. @langwitches “Educational Consultant GloballyConnectedLearning.com 21st Century Learning Specialist- Technology Integration- World Language Teacher USA-Argentina-Germany · http://www.langwitches.org/blog (13,200+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

41. @KylePace “District Instructional Technology Specialist and Google Certified Teacher. Presenter. Love to learn. Love to share. #EdcampKC organizer. Proud Dad. Kansas City, MO. · http://www.kylepace.com(16,300+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

42. @kathyschrock - “Educational Technologist, DEN Star & Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher (kathy@kathyschrock.net) Twitter RSS feed: http://linkyy.com/twitterfeed Cape Cod, MA · http://kathyschrock.net(19,000+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

43. @justintarte “Director of Curriculum & Support Services in a district of 3,000; learning & growing through group collaboration & sharing of ideas. I love technology & PD! St. Louis, Missouri · http://www.justintarte.com (8,100+ followers,  100/100 twitter grader)

44. @gcouros - “Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning for PSD70. Passionate about learning, ed. tech, and helping others find their passion! I like dogs :) Edmonton · http://georgecouros.ca(17,800+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

45. @feedtheteacher “EFL Teacher, E-tutor and social media and technology enthusiast! I believe in the power of sharing and collaborating! · http://feedtheteacher.blogspot.com(8,400+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

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46. @EducationMN – “The union of 70,000 educators. Our members work in pre-K-12 schools and higher education institutions statewide. Saint Paul, Minnesota ·http://www.educationminnesota.org (5,200+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

47. @dougpete – “Educator, Presenter & always on the look for something new to learn. http://www.dougpeterson.ca I tweet about education, technology, Minnesota Vikings, Formula1 Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada · http://dougpete.wordpress.com(5,500+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

48. @DianeRavitch – ” I write about education. I blog at dianeravitch.net Brooklyn · http://dianeravitch.com (36,300+ followers,  100/100 twitter grader)

49. @DebChitwood – “I’m a Montessori educator/writer, former homeschooler, and mother of two adult children. I love sharing ideas and activities and encouraging others! Colorado Springs, Colorado · http://livingmontessorinow.com (9,100+ followers / 100 /100 twitter grader)

50. @dancallahan “Instructional Technology Specialist K-5 @PineGlenLTC by day, #edcamp Foundation Chairman of the Board of Directors and Co-founder by night. Burlington, MA · http://remixteaching.com(5,900+ followers / 100/100 twitter grader)

51. @cybraryman1 “Educator & Writer trying to catalog the internet for students, educators and parents. http://cybraryman.com ÜT: 27.179819,-80.236438 · http://www.cybraryman.com” (18,700+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

52. @courosa - “Professor of #edtech & #media, #education researcher, #connected educator, keynote #speaker & #open scholar – Faculty of Education, University of Regina. Regina, Canada · http://www.couros.ca (22,350+ followers,  100/100 twitter grader)

53. @coolcatteacher “Best teacher blog award winner, co-founder- Flat Classroom Projects, Conference, Digiteen, NetGenEd, known as the Wikinator by my students, author Camilla, Georgia · http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com(40,500+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

54. @cnansen - “District technology coordinator for 25 years. Apple Distinguished Educator. Google Certified Teacher. STAR Discovery Educator. Husband,father, grandfather Minot, North Dakota · http://pages.minot.k12.nd.us/blog/craig“ (3,700+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

55. @thecleversheep - I am a teacher-learner-collaborator, eager to engage in conversations with other learners. Project-based learning and Creative Commons are always on my radar. Komoka, Ontario, Canada · http://www.thecleversheep.com(7,000+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

56. @ChrisWejr – “K-6 principal, teacher, learner, sports fan. Passionate about assessment, motivation, leadership, parent engagement. Proud father of toddler twin girls. ÜT: 49.2048791,-121.7464466 · http://chriswejr.com(6,900+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

57. @chrislehmann – “Principal of the Science Leadership Academy Co-Chair – EduConPhiladelphia, PA · http://www.practicaltheory.org/serendipity (14,350+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

58. @CATeachersAssoc – “CTA represents more than 325,000 teachers, counselors, librarians, psychologists, nurses, community college and CSU faculty, and education support professionals California · http://www.cta.org (5,450+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

59. @blairteach – “School Improvement Consultant (middle grades, ELA, SS, DI, literacy); former MS teacher/administrator; life-long learner; Mac user; USAF vet originally from MI. Atlanta, Georgia (5,700+ followers,  100/100 twitter grader)

60. @bjnichols - “Executive Director of School Leadership, Google Certified Teacher, Doctoral Student exploring 21st century learning initiatives and transforming education. Newport News, Virginia · http://flavors.me/bjnichols(4,600+ followers,  100/100 twitter grader)

61. @baldy7 - “Father. Husband. Educator. Blogger. iPhone: 42.363468,-71.057022 · http://transleadership.net (6,900+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

62. @arneduncan – “The official Twitter page of the US Secretary of Education Washington, DC · http://www.ed.gov/(56,000+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

63. @AngelaMaiers “I believe these 2 words can change the world – #YouMatter – I’m an Educator, Author, Speaker passionate about literacy, learning, and power of social media. Iowa · http://www.AngelaMaiers.com (74,900+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

64. @alfiekohn - “author and lecturer on topics in education, parenting, and human behaviorBoston area · http://www.alfiekohn.org(22,000+ followers 100/100 twitter grader)

65. @AFTunion – “We’re 1.5 million teachers, paraprofessionals/school-related personnel, higher ed faculty, gov’t employees, & healthcare workers making a difference every day. Washington, DC · http://www.aft.org (5,800+ followers, 100/100 twitter grader)

We hope you have found this list helpful. We hope to add more to help teachers expand and improve the quality of their PLN. As we find more 100% twitter accounts for educators, we will add them to our list.

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