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Blog Recommendations for K-12 Educators
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Powerful Learning Practice Blog | is run by a smart, dynamic team of seasoned educators, community leaders and up and coming thought leaders. This blog explores ideas on change, learning and 21st Century teaching.
Edudemic | One of the major content hubs for educators, Edudemic is an essential resource for tips, tactics and lesson plans that embrace technology and innovation in the classroom.
EdReach | strives to be a beacon of light in these changing times and “provides a platform for passionate, outspoken innovators.”
Technology Integration in the Classroom | Isaac Pineda, a technology-integration specialist at Colegio Inglés, an English-language private school based in Mexico, runs this blog and offers a true “outside” perspective on ed-tech.
LearnDash’s Learning & Collaboration Blog |The way we learn is rapidly evolving from the lecture model of old, and Justin Ferriman’s WordPress-based LMS spotlights the new ways teachers and students can collaborate.
Getting Smart | Learning is a lifelong journey. At least that’s the approach taken by Getting Smart editors when it comes to education. The site is a place for thought leaders and innovators to share ideas and foster discussions about improving education.
Teach Thought | Teaching often requires, well, teaching. The team behind Teach Thought spends a lot of time “exploring new learning models, including blended learning, project-based learning, self-directed learning, and the role of play in learning.”
Blogging About the Web 2.0 Connected Classroom | We may or may not be moving on to Web 3.0, but for the foreseeable future, our classrooms are certain to remain connected to the web in some form. Steven W. Anderson, director of instructional technology for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina, keeps up with all things web on his blog.
Cool Cat Teacher Blog | Vicki Davis is, in her own words, one cool cat. She’s a teacher and the IT director at Westwood Schools in Camilla, Ga., and a co-author of Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds. Her blog spotlights cool tools and apps for teachers, but one of its best features is her daily curation of ed-tech news.
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Purely Paperless | We are living in a world that is becoming increasingly digital, and Montana elementary school teacher Kate Peila is a paperless girl. Her blog, Purely Paperless, gathers tech tools and tips that any teacher can use to be more productive.
The Aside Blog | Run by two teachers from Roslyn, N.Y., this blog tackles technology integration in the classroom in depth. Sample posts include advice on creating school-friendly student avatars and visual note-taking for elementary school students.
My Paperless Classroom | Based in Silicon Valley, amid all of the innovation generated by companies like Google and Facebook, Sam Patterson, dean of student advising and outreach at Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto, Calif., helps teachers navigate the digital world.
The Daring Librarian | Who says librarians can’t have fun? Gwyneth Jones is a middle school teacher and librarian who describes herself as the “Lady Gaga of EdTech” on Twitter. Jones’ blog, which she decorates with cartoon versions of herself, is a delight both for the eyes and for the mind.
Maui Librarian 2 in Olinda | Although teacher and librarian Linda Lindsay is surrounded by natural beauty in Maui, she spends plenty of time in front of a book or a computer.
School Counselor Blog | A place where school counselors share innovative ideas, creative lessons, and quality resources!
Baker’s BYOD: Bring Your Own Device, Dog & Deconstruction of Literature | Casting a wide net across technology and literature, high school English teacher Kate Baker impressively captures both the worlds of technology and prose in one blog. Her take on the existentialism of Candy Crush is a perfect example of her approach to ed-tech.
Dy/dan | Former math teacher Dan Meyer uses his blog to share news, trends and insights in math education. This blog is a great resource for those looking to learn more about how technology is changing math education.
Ed Tech Roundup | Think you may have missed some important news in educational technology? Biology and technology teacher Michael Karlin has you covered. His blog curates the latest and greatest in ed-tech.
The Science Penguin | A blog dedicated to sharing ideas and promoting the use of quality resources in elementary, and possibly middle school classrooms.
Reading By Example | Matt Renwick, an elementary school principal in Wisconsin, is a passionate voice for innovation and leadership in education, particularly in the area of digital literacy. He’s also an EdTech: Focus on K–12 contributor.
I Know This Much Is True... | Elementary school principal Curt Rees doesn’t just write about ed-tech — he also talks about it regularly on the Techlandia Podcast. He describes his blog as a platform for his “experiences and thoughts from the world of education (and Star Wars!)”
The 21st Century Principal | Much has been said about the 21st-century classroom and teacher, but principals are undergoing major changes as well. J. Robinson’s blog provides insights into the admin’s point of view.
Connected Principals | While most people recognize the value of collaboration among teachers, those same people may not realize that principals need a community, too. Connected Principals offers administrators just such a place.