Connected Educators: 70 Great Twitter Accounts for Teachers

The feedback from teachers has been incredible so far from our posts, that we decided to create a page of Connected Educators. We highly recommend each one. Check back for new editions.

For each account we have included the twitter name and the twitter profile.

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/

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

3. @wfryer – Husband, dad, educator, author, speaker, digital storyteller. I’m here for the learning revolution. Also tweeting as @eyesrightblog & @ipadwithwes Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA · http://www.wesfryer.com

4. @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

5. @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

6. @WEAC - Wisconsin Education Association Council ÜT: 43.035197,-89.427211 ·http://www.weac.org

7. @vmcmurray – Special education math teacher. Advocate for my students. Future queen of the world? Maybe… Chicago

8. @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

9. @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

10. @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/

11. @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

12. @ThisIsSethsBlog - Founder of Squidoo.com, author, blogger. This is a retweet of my blog.· http://sethgodin.typepad.com/

13. @theTeacherPage – Quality Resources for Teachers! Comments and Suggestions Welcome! @robertwhughes Halifax, MA · http://TheTeacherPage.com

14. @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

15. @stevekatz - Tech Integration Specialist, teacher,  ADE,  Apple Professional Development, author, international conference presenter, video projects, father, deadhead Seoul, Korea · http://www.teachwithvideo.com

16. @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/

17. @TheScienceGuy – Science Educator seeks to change the world…Los Angeles, CA, USA · http://billnye.com

18. @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

19. @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

20. @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

21. @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

22. @TeacherBeat – I cover teachers for Education Week newspaper and write our Teacher Beat blog. Washington, D.C. · http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/

23. @TeachaKidd - Blogger, EdTech, Geek… I will annoy you with questions. You’ve been warned. South Florida, USA · http://www.leekolbert.com/

24. @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

25. @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

26. @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. @rweingartenAmerican Federation of Teachers president, committed to improving schools, hospitals and public institutions for children, families and communities. Washington, DC · http://www.aft.org

28. @rmbyrne - Teacher. Speaker. Writer. Google Certified Teacher. My dog thinks I’m cool. http://android4schools.com Maine, USA · http://www.freetech4teachers.com

29. @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/

30. @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

31. @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

32. @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

33. @pbsteachers – Multimedia resources & professional development for America’s preK-12 educators. Arlington, VA · http://www.pbs.org/teachers

34. @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/

35. @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

36. @thenerdyteacherJust a guy who likes to write and speak on education, technology and all things nerdy. The ‘Lady Gaga’ of teaching. #EduBro. Michigan · http://www.thenerdyteacher.com

37. @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

38. @mbteachK-8 Technology Teacher and Technology Integration Specialist in Philadelphia. Edcamp Foundation Board member & organizer. http://mbteach.com

39. @massteacher – The Massachusetts Teachers Association Boston, Mass. ·http://massteacher.org

Massachusetts Teachers Association – THANK YOU

40. @marynabadenhors - Lifelong learner. Interested in creating collaborative online forums and virtual classrooms. I have been called an ‘ungeeky ICT goddess’. I believe in karma. Global citizen (online) · http://marynabadenhorst.global2.vic.edu.au

41. @l_hilt - Elementary Principal, K-6 Tech Integrator/Coach, Reader, Writer, Connected learner! PA · http://lynhilt.com/

42. @learningfy - Curator of EdTech Weekly http://goo.gl/YWvVf, a free weekly newsletter on #edtech Vancouver, Canada · http://goo.gl/Bx8EG

43. @Larryferlazzo - Inner-city High School teacher — ESL & Mainstream Sacramento, CA · http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/

44. @langwitches – Educational Consultant GloballyConnectedLearning.com 21st Century Learning Specialist- Technology Integration- World Language Teacher USA-Argentina-Germany · http://www.langwitches.org/blog

45. @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

46. @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

47. @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

48. @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

49. @feedtheteacher – EFL Teacher, E-tutor and social media and technology enthusiast! I believe in the power of sharing and collaborating! · http://feedtheteacher.blogspot.com

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50. @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

51. @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

52. @DianeRavitch – I write about education. I blog at dianeravitch.net Brooklyn · http://dianeravitch.com

53. @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

54. @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

55. @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

56. @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

57. @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

58. @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

59. @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

60. @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

61. @chrislehmann – Principal of the Science Leadership Academy Co-Chair – EduConPhiladelphia, PA · http://www.practicaltheory.org/serendipity

62. @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

63. @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

64. @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

65. @baldy7 - Father. Husband. Educator. Blogger. iPhone: 42.363468,-71.057022 · http://transleadership.net

66. @avivaloca - Formerly @grade1. Went from 11 years of teaching K-2 to moving to Gr.6. Looking forward to this exciting new adventure! Ancaster · http://adunsiger.com

67. @arneduncan – The official Twitter page of the US Secretary of Education Washington, DC · http://www.ed.gov/

68. @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

69. @alfiekohn - author and lecturer on topics in education, parenting, and human behaviorBoston area · http://www.alfiekohn.org

70. @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

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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8 Responses to Connected Educators: 70 Great Twitter Accounts for Teachers

  1. Love these lists! Not that I’m biased for any reason… :) Keep ‘em coming!

  2. DWalt says:

    Do you have this available as a Twitter list, so I can follow the entire list instead of going to each of these individually?

  3. Pete Laberge says:

    I can add a few more to your list:

    Google: Amy Burvall & Herb Mahelona
    @amyburvall
    Amy Burvall: IB Humanities /Theory Of Knowledge teacher,TEDxer | http://bit.ly/udmjPo Maker of history music vids, see @historyteacherz My portfolio: http://www.amyburvall.com/
    Oahu, Hawaii · http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=historyteachers#g/u
    Into art & Music.
    See also Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/historyteacherz?fref=ts
    See also Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/historyteachers/videos?view=0

    amyb herbm
    @historyteacherz
    2 kooky teachers making history-based pop music parodies; have been called gloriously dorky; check out our YouTube channel and Facebook page
    Hawaii · http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=historyteachers#g/u

    Hip Hughes
    @hiphughes
    YouTube Next EDU Guru, Facilitator of Learning Experiences, PoliPop Moderator, educational consultant, bad comic & roller derby widower. I see people people.
    Buffalo, NY · http://www.youtube.com/hiphughes

    @Avro_ArrowRL201
    Canadian History Teacher.

    Darren Kuropatwa
    @dkuropatwa
    Curriculum Coordinator for Digital Learning at St. James-Assiniboia School Division
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada · http://adifference.blogspot.com

    Ana Cristina Pratas
    @AnaCristinaPrts
    Passionate about education & using ICT to enhance learning; interested in online education, music & photography; can’t live without sun, sea & open skies.
    UAE · http://cristinaskybox.blogspot.com/

    All good people with interesting and educational and informative tweets.

  4. Megan Iemma says:

    Hi,
    Any chance of some australians or kiwi’s…there are a few of us ;)
    Megan

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