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My Town Tutors is a committed to being a #1 resource for parents and teachers in America. For 2014 we are going to identify 365 great twitter accounts for teachers.
My Town Tutors is the nation’s 1st National Directory of teachers who tutor. Our goal in 2014 is to expand our network of local teachers who tutor to 1,000 teachers! In 2013 we had over 150,000 visitors to our site from all 50 states.
Also check out a list of Teachers on Twitter: 160 perfect accounts.
The following 64 accounts will compete in a March Madness tournament to see who will be #1! The math-ups will be announced soon!
1. @shannonmmiller (28,900 followers) Teacher Librarian who ❤ connecting, creating & change. Presenter. Consultant. Blogger. Connected Educator. Faces of Innovation. Connecting People Shorty Award. Van Meter, Iowa · vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com Post: 4 Reasons @ShannonMMiller is Tops for Teachers
1. @AngelaMaiers (106,900 followers) I believe these 2words can change the world – #YouMatter – I’m an Educator, Author, Speaker passionate about literacy, learning, and power of social media. Iowa · AngelaMaiers.com
Post: Angela Maiers: Educator of the Week
1. @coolcatteacher (71,000 followers) I love students! Best teacher blog winner * Mom * speaker * AUTHOR Reinventing Writing * Cool Cat Teacher Blog * HOST Every Classroom Matters show. Camilla, Georgia · coolcatteacher.com
Post: Vicki Davis: Educator of the Week
1. @tomwhitby (43,200 followers) SmartBlog on Edu Editor, Prof of Edu (Ret). Founder: #Edchat,The EDU PLN,Edchat Radio Linkedin Tech-Using Profs et al.BLOG: My Island View http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com. Long Island, New York · tomwhitby.wordpress.com
Guest Blog: What Makes an Education Thought Leader?
2. @WeAreTeachers (108,200 followers) We offer ideas, inspiration & information for your best days & double that for your hard ones. Supporting kids means supporting educators, always. Austin, TX · weareteachers.com
2. @ShellTerrell (46,700 followers) The 30 Goals Challenge author, teacher trainer, #Edchat founder, Host for AM TESOL Free Fri Webinars, proud mama of Rosco the Pug. worldwide · bit.ly/ShellTerrell
2. @rweingarten (31,900 followers) American Federation of Teachers president, committed to improving schools, hospitals and public institutions for children, families and communities. Washington, DC · aft.org
2. @NEAToday (88,200 followers) The National Education Association, the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. Washington DC · nea.org
3. @LAFund (29,000 followers) We’re a Los Angeles education non-profit. Funder of transformative programs within LAUSD. Investor in arts education, health and more. Creator of #ArtsMatter. Los Angeles, CA · lafund.org
Guest Blog: The LA Fund & Facing History and Ourselves Combat Bullying
3. @mytowntutors (6,000 followers) Teachers are GREAT tutors! We connect parents with local teachers who tutor. Teachers keep 100% of fees. FREE to search. http://www.mytowntutors.com/blog/ Boston, Massachusetts & USA · mytowntutors.com
3. @patrickmlarkin (28,500 followers) Burlington Schools (MA) Asst. Supt. NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Passionate about creating a more relevant education for our students. Burlington, MA · about.me/PatrickLarkin
Blog: Patrick Larkin is Perfect for Teachers
3. @principalspage (14,500 followers) Superintendent, Self-Proclaimed Author of #1 Read Superintendent Blog in the World, Google Certified Administrator, Speaker, email@example.com. Tuscola, Illinois · michaelsmithsupt.com
Post: Michael Smith: Educator of the Week
4. @NMHS_Principal (54,500 followers) Principal of New Milford HS (NJ): NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Google Certified Teacher, Adobe Education Leader, Author, Speaker. New Milford, NJ / S.I., NY · ericsheninger.com
4. @TeacherSabrina (7,050 followers) Used to teach 4th grade. Now teach/learn from folks of all ages to stand up for ourselves, our schools & democracy. ED @EduIntegrity. Tweets mine, RTs/faves = 0. Washington, DC · sabrinajoystevens.com
4. @cybraryman1 (38,500 followers) Educator, Speaker, Writer trying to catalog the internet for students, educators and parents. http://cybraryman.com #Edchat moderator. ÜT: 27.179819,-80.236438 · cybraryman.com
Guest Blog: Teachers, Follow that Hashtag!
4. @burgessdave (14,300 followers) Teacher/speaker who teaches how to live and teach with passion, enthusiasm, and increased creativity. Author of Teach Like a PIRATE. San Diego, CA · daveburgess.com
5. @kylepace (31,000 followers) Instructional Technology Specialist/Google Certified Teacher. EdWeek Leader to Learn From. ASCD Emerging Leader. #edcampKC MA in EdTech. I connect dots. Lee’s Summit, MO. · kylepace.com
5. @MathIsMyLife (5,000 followers) Maths is my Life – I love numbers and the near limitless number of things you can do with them. I help kids learn basic maths. Virginia, USA · bit.ly/TeBMu
5. @NSTA (20,100 followers) The National Science Teachers Association: promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. Arlington, Virginia · nsta.org
5. @NormandinBill (3,810 followers) Proud father of 2 wonderful children, husband to an amazing educator, Principal of Normandin Middle School in New Bedford, MA, Co-Facilitator #Edfocuschat Chats. normandinms.blogspot.com
Educator of the Week Profile, Guest Blog: All Kids Can Succeed Be the “1″
6. @feedtheteacher (11,310 followers) EFL Teacher, E-tutor and social media and technology enthusiast! I believe in the power of sharing and collaborating! · http://feedtheteacher.blogspot.com
Guest Blog: Digital Parenting: The Digital Parent in You!
6. @edutopia (321,000 followers) Inspiration and information for what works in education. San Rafael, California, USA · edutopia.org
6. @plnaugle (11,310 followers) 4th Grade Teacher, #4thchat Moderator, DEN Star, SimpleK12 Ambassador, EdcampNOLA organizer, tech integration spec., innovative educator, 30+ yrs of experience. New Orleans, LA · about.me/plnaugle
Guest Blog: Should You Be Using Exit Slips in Your Classroom?
6. @ASCD (75,500 followers) The international education association dedicated to providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner. Alexandria, VA (D.C. area) · http://www.ascd.org
7. @Facinghistory (8,000 followers) Facing History and Ourselves combats racism and antisemitism by using history to teach tolerance in classrooms around the globe. All over · facinghistory.org
7. @DiscoveryEd (123,000 followers) Supporting teachers by bringing the world of Discovery into classrooms to ignite students’ natural curiosity. Global · DiscoveryEducation.com
7. @Larryferlazzo (35,000 followers) Inner-city High School teacher — ESL & Mainstream Sacramento, CA · http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/
7. @ipadSammy (10,500 followers) iPad lover, mobile learning specialist for Menchaca ES & Client Solution Specialist for Atlas Learning. Co-host of Techlandia Podcast, fan of creative apps. Austin, Texas · ipadsammy.com
8. @lizfrerich (124,500 followers) I am a wife, mother, veteran elementary school teacher, avid reader, and enjoy crocheting. Interested in internet marketing and social media. Minnesota (USA)
8. @TeacherCast (10,500 followers) TeacherCast.net was created by @JeffBradbury, a teacher, to help teachers better use technology in their classrooms. Philadelphia · TeacherCast.net
8. @edmodo (55,500 followers) The official twitter account for Edmodo. Where learning happens. For support-related questions, visit http://help.edmodo.com San Mateo, CA · edmodo.com
8. @willrich45 (46,200 followers) Parent, author, speaker, instigator, blogger. Trying to change the world at http://modernlearners.com and http://willrichardson.com . Time to rethink education. Flemington, New Jersey · willrichardson.com
9. @mattBgomez (13,300 followers) Kindergarten teacher since 2001, @edcampDallas founder/organizer, #kinderchat moderator, presenter & Texas Aggie! Working on my Masters in Ed Tech #BeBrave Plano, Tx · mattBgomez.com
9. @pbsteachers (56,000 followers) Arlington, VA · pbslearningmedia.org
9. @21stprincipal (14,500 followers) Principal in NC, Teaching, Technology, and Public Education Advocate. An occasional foray into liberal politics too. North Carolina · http://the21stcenturyprincipal.blogspot.com/
9. @NAESP (14,200 followers) National Association of Elementary School Principals: Serving all elementary and middle-level principals. Alexandria, VA · naesp.org
10. @AFTunion (14,100 followers) 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
10. @Tolerance_org (11,700 followers) Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance provides educators with free educational materials. Montgomery, AL · tolerance.org
10. @markbrumley (28,200 followers) Founder of http://teachamazing.com . Educational technology leader committed to 21st Century learners and their teachers. Texas · teachamazing.com
10. @chrislehmann (22,800 followers) Principal of the Science Leadership Academy Co-Chair – EduConPhiladelphia, PA · http://www.practicaltheory.org/serendipity
11. @changeequation (12,500 followers) A non-partisan, CEO-led initiative to connect and align efforts to improve STEM learning in the United States. Washington D.C. · http://www.changetheequation.org.
11. @ncarroll24 (2,450 followers) A wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, colleague & 4th Gr. teacher. Co-Moderator of #4thchat. Looking to learn about and share resources for school. Massachusetts teachingiselementary.blogspot.com
Educator of the Week, 4th Grade Teachers Connect Via Twitter
11. @NCTM (28,000 followers) The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is the public voice of mathematics education. More and better mathematics for all! Reston, Virginia. nctm.org
12. @LEGO_Education (22,300 followers) LEGO Education is the education division within The LEGO Group. We share the latest in trends, news, product updates, event details and educator contests. Pittsburg, Kansas. LEGOeducation.us
12. @sjunkins (18,500 followers) Digital Integration Specialist. Apple Distinguished Educator. Google Certified Teacher. STAR Discovery Educator. Myrtle Beach, SC. seansdesk.com
12. @USATeducation (21,500 followers) Using USA TODAY to connect what students are learning in the classroom to events, trends and circumstances in the world around them. Listening closely. Everywhere in the USA. usatodayeducation.com
12. @toddwhitaker (32,000 followers) Focus on Leadership, Teaching & Motivation. Todd has written over 30 books inc What Great Teachers Do Differently, Shifting The Monkey & The 10 Minute Inservice. toddwhitaker.com
13. @NEAReadAcross (1,625 followers) Mark your calendars: March 3, 2014, is NEA’s Read Across America Day! nea.org/readacross
13. @TechMinock (6,800 followers) Teacher who uses tech as a tool to enhance the learning experience. Love everything AR! Co-Founder of AR Detroit & #2GuysShow on EdReach Google Glass Explorer! Bloomfield Hills, Michigan · twoguysandsomeipads.com
13. @NEDAstaff (18,700 followers) NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. #NEDAwareness New York, NY myneda.org
14. @mytowntutorsMA (3,500 followers) We help New York parents connect with local teachers who tutor. We believe teachers are great tutors! New York · mytowntutors.com
14. @PrincipalJ (12,100 followers) Elementary Principal, Twitter Evangelist, #educoach chat co-moderator, #PrincipalCast Co-Host, author of Adventures in Blockworld at http://bit.ly/Blockworld rural Wisconsin · principalj.net
14. @stevereifman (30,500 followers) Nat. Board Certified elementary teacher, author of the Chase Manning Mysteries for kids 8-12, & creator of books & other resources on teaching the whole child. Santa Monica, CA · stevereifman.com
14. @mbteach (21,000 followers) Technology Integration Specialist in Philadelphia. Edcamp Foundation Board member & organizer. mbteach.com
15. @kellyhines (8,500 followers) Keeping Kids First – Wife, Mom, Learner, Leader, Teacher – NBCT, DEN Guru, NC DEN LC, SMART Exemplary Educator & Certified Trainer, NC Kenan Fellow 2013-2014. Greensboro,NC · kellyhines.wordpress.com
15. @maggiecary (25,100 followers) Teacher, writer, and mom to 2 great kids & 1 big dog. I write about, education, parenting & kidlit. Author of Secrets of the Crystal Cavern. classroomtalk.com
15. @mrteacher (4,300) I’m a teacher who is endlessly entertained by high schoolers. USA
15. @JamieArmin (1,500 followers) Enthusiastic MS Health/Life Skills Edu from MA 30yrs Co-moderator #CollabEd Mon8pmET & #sunchat Sun9amET LOVES Family & CA. Massachusetts.
16. @MyTownTutorsNY (68 followers) We help New York parents connect with local teachers who tutor. We believe teachers are great tutors! New York · mytowntutors.com
16. @Ron_Peck (4,500 followers) AP US, AP World History Teacher & tech integrator. Edutopia contributor & Co-Creator of #sschat & EdcampSS. NCSS & BER Seminar Presenter on SS tech integration. Medford, Oregon USA · historygeek29.blogspot.com
16. @flourishingkids (10,700 followers) Elementary teacher/academic coach/author “25 Super Sight Word Songs & Mini-Books” Working to amplify teacher voice @EdSurge. SF Bay Area, CA · allkidscanflourish.blogspot.com
16. @pamallyn (3,500 followers) storyteller literacy advocate children’s rights champion with a focus on girls’ education globally. Common Core nationally. Every child’s story locally. New York, NY · litworld.org
@litworldsays (5,700 followers) A non-profit founded by @PamAllyn, LitWorld believes that Words Change Worlds. We work to promote global literacy through Advocacy, Education and Innovation. New York, NY · litworld.org
@MrsMorgansClass (2,700 followers) 2nd grade teacher using tech to differentiate instruction, challenge my students & connect! #ISTE14 presenter #2ndchat moderator #globalclassroom lead teacher. Fort Worth, Texas · mrsmorgansstars.edublogs.org
@TeachHeath (600 followers) NBCT Elem Teacher: Quick, Easy, Cheap & Fun STUDENT ENGAGEMENT ideas on my website: sites.google.com/site/mrheathfu…
@askteacherzcom (2,o00 followers) Parents~Family1st~Bloggers~PDFacilitators~DIYers. Managers #CollabEd – Tchrs: Gr.1 MA Counseling & Gr.8 USHistory MA History; FBCoach; Jogger; Free-Lance Writer
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