Education blogs

Education Blogs

Check out the top 50 education blogs to stay up to date on what people are talking about in the education space. This list is a resource to help educators and those in the field of education find the most relevant blogs from across the Web. It is compiled based on number of ranking factors such as

  • Number of followers of these blogs on Feedspot, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Engagement as determined through its combined Facebook shares and Tweets of its most recent posts.
  • The frequency of a blog’s updates. The more frequently a blog is updated, the higher its ranking.
  • Relevancy & quality of the blog posts with respect to the Education category and its usefulness to the readers.

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List of Top 100 Education Blogs ordered by popularity

 

#1: THE LEARNING NETWORK

The New York Times Learning Network is a free blog for teachers, students and parents that provides teaching and learning materials and ideas based on New York Times content.

#2: MINDSHIFT

Technology is revolutionizing the world of education – replacing familiar classroom tools and changing the way we learn. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions – covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research, education policy and more. The site is curated by Tina Barseghian, a journalist and the mother of a grade-schooler.

Featured Blog: EdTech4Beginners

Education blog by Neil Jarrett. Neil is a Year 6 teacher & maths coordinator at an international school in Bangkok. Neil Jarrett Interested in ideas & educational technology to support student’s learning, he recently became a Google Certified Educator.

#3: ALAN SINGER (HUFFINGTON POST)

Alan Singer is a social studies educator in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York and the editor of Social Science Docket (a joint publication of the New York and New Jersey Councils for Social Studies).

#4: TEACHTHOUGHT

TeachThought’s mantra is simple: learn better. Our mission is modest enough–to create a modern enlightenment that results in healthy communities and truly interdependent citizens.

#5: THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Weekly news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.

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#6: INSIDE HIGHER ED

Free Higher Education News, Jobs, Career Advice and Events for college and university faculty, adjuncts, graduate students, and administrators.

#7: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND MOBILE LEARNING

A resource of educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators.

#8: EDUDEMIC

The goal of Edudemic is to connect teachers, administrators, students, and just about everyone else with the best technology on the planet. A modest goal, to be sure. Started in April 2010 by Jeff Dunn, Edudemic has grown to become one of the leading education technology sites on the web. With more than 500,000 unique monthly visitors, it’s become a vibrant forum of discussion, discovery, and knowledge.

#9: CLASSROOM Q&A WITH LARRY FERLAZZO

An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide, and Building Parent Engagement In Schools. In this EdWeek blog, an experiment in knowledge-gathering, he will address readers' questions on classroom management, ELL instruction, lesson planning, and other issues facing teachers.

#10: THE ANSWER SHEET

A school survival guide for parents (and everyone else), by Valerie Strauss.

#11: FACULTY FOCUS

Through its free e-newsletter and dedicated website, Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — both face-to-face and online. Faculty Focus was created in 2003 by Magna Publications.

#12: CLASSROOM 2.0

The community for educators using Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies!

#13: TEACHER NETWORK BLOG

Latest Teacher Network news, comment and analysis from the Guardian, the world's leading liberal voice.

#14: HOMEROOM

Blog articles provide insights on the activities of schools, programs, grantees, and other education stakeholders to promote continuing discussion of educational innovation and reform.

#15: FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS

The purpose of this site is to share information about free resources that teachers can use in their classrooms.

#16: THE INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR

This blog is to share ideas and resources with teachers, parents, and young people. This community supports those interested in sharing ideas about learning in ways that are innovative and relevant to generation text.

#17: FREE ELEARNING RESOURCES

The eLearning Industry contains eLearning, Instructional Design, and Training jobs, comprehensive articles on how to use the best eLearning tools, reviews of the latest eLearning industry research, and advice direct from the world’s eLearning experts.

#18: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

Conversations on teaching and learning in a networked world.

#19: ON SPECIAL EDUCATION

Tracks news and trends of interest to the special education community, including administrators, teachers, and parents.

#20: BRILLIANT OR INSANE: EDUCATION ON THE EDGE

This blog covers most education topics, with edgy opinion about education technology, innovation, leadership, social media integration, progressive education practices, assessment and much more.

#21: DISCOVERY EDUCATOR NETWORK (DEN BLOGS)

The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking.

#22: BUSY TEACHER

Free printable worksheets and lesson plans for every busy teacher. Find printable worksheets on any topic: vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, writing and speaking!

#23: THE HECHINGER REPORT

Covering inequality and innovation in education with in-depth journalism that uses research, data and stories from classrooms and campuses to show the public how education can be improved and why it matters.

#24: TECH & LEARNING

For over 30 years, Tech & Learning has served the K-12 education community with practical resources and expert strategies for transforming education through integration of digital technologies.

#25: THE PRINCIPAL OF CHANGE

Stories of learning and leading

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#26: EDUWONK

The blog focuses mostly on education policy and politics written by Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner at Bellwether Education Partners.

#27: FINDING COMMON GROUND

Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground.

#28: THE JOSE VILSON

Get the freshest essays on race, class, and education

#29: COOL CAT TEACHER BLOG

Resources, information, and tools for teachers including global collaboration from a classroom teacher.

#30: DIANE RAVITCH'S BLOG

A site to discuss better education for all

#31: @TEACHERTOOLKIT

TeacherToolkit is designed to equip teachers with practical ideas that save time and impact of teacher and student development.

#32: LARRY FERLAZZO'S WEBSITES OF THE DAY...

Larry shares daily web resources, classroom lessons, updates on the latest education-related research, and educational policy links. Many relate to teaching English Language Learners, and others related to mainstream K-12 teachers and students.

#33: GETTING SMART

Getting Smart is a community passionate around innovations in learning across K-12, higher education, and post-secondary education.

#34: DROPOUT NATION

Commentary on America’s dropout crisis and education reform written by editorialist RiShawn Biddle.

#35: EDUCATION NEWS

A Global Leading News Source covering educational, political, business, and environmental issues.

#36: EDSURGE

EdSurge is an independent information resource and community for everyone involved in education technology. We aim to help educators discover the best products and how to use them and to inspire developers to build what educators and learners need.

#37: TCHERS' VOICE

Teaching Channel’s mission is to create an environment where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques to help every student grow.

#38: DAILY EDVENTURES

Daily Edventures is the blog of Microsoft Corp.’s Vice President of Education, Anthony Salcito. He works with education institutions and partners globally to embrace technology to optimize learning environments and student achievement, and he oversees Microsoft’s partnership and technology outreach efforts via the Worldwide Partners in Learning, Shape the Future, and Public and Private Alliances programs. Anthony posts daily, spotlighting the everyday heroes in education that he meets on the road.

#39: INFORMED

InformED is your learning and ideas hub. This is a portal for you to hunt-and-gather training news and industry insights in the universe of eLearning and Education Technology.

#40: MIDDLEWEB

Providing resources for teachers, school leaders, parents and others interested in the success of young adolescents.

#41: EDUTOPIA

You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice.

#42: EDUCATION FUTURES

Emerging Trends and Technologies in K-12

#43: CLOAKING INEQUITY

Blog by Julian Vasquez Heilig who is an award-winning researcher and teacher. He is currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State University Sacramento.

#44: EMERGINGEDTECH

Using Internet & Instructional Technologies to Engage Students and Enhance Learning Outcomes. Includes Many Free Tools and Resources.

#45: SMARTBLOG ON EDUCATION

We publish original content for several business verticals: executive leadership and management, social media marketing, education, food and beverage, and finance.

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#46: ILEARN TECHNOLOGY

An Edublog about integrating technology in the classroom

#47: TEACHER TECH

#48: TEACHER IN A STRANGE LAND

Nancy Flanagan is an education writer and consultant focusing on teacher leadership.

#49: FRACTUS LEARNING

Our goal is to inspire, excite and enhance the teaching skill set by the use of technology, making sure teachers are always on the cutting edge.

#50: NEA TODAY

News and Features from the National Education Association

#51: Teach Like a Champion

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

#52: LES OUTILS TICE

News about Tice tools for the classroom by Fidel Navamuel

#53: eLearning Infographics

The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics

#54: Kleinspiration

Amazing blog by Erin Klein. Erin Klein is a teacher, author, and parent who has earned her Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and currently teaches second grade.

#55: DANGEROUSLY IRRELEVANT

Our intelligence tends to produce technological and social change at a rate faster than our institutions and emotions can cope with. . . . We therefore find ourselves continually trying to accommodate new realities within inappropriate existing institutions, and trying to think about those new realities in traditional but sometimes dangerously irrelevant terms.

#56: A Principal's Reflections

Education is a reflective practice. This blog provides my views on educational leadership, effective technology integration, best practices, and creating a student-centered learning culture.

#57: TeacherCast

TeacherCast is designed for both the seasoned teacher who is searching for some great resources as well as the teacher who is a unsure how to start incorporating newly developed 21st-Century skills.

#58: Life of an Educator

"Life of an Educator" is the personal blog of Justin Tarte. Here I will share my thoughts on education in an effort to improve schools by helping Educators to reflect upon their current practices and beliefs. The opinions expressed here represent my own and may or may not represent those of my current employer.

#59: THE CANADIAN HOMESCHOOLER

Helping Canadian homeschoolers find resources, products and information that are from a Canadian point of view and/or available to us.

#60: BLOGGING THROUGH THE FOURTH DIMENSION

Pernille is a passionate former 4th and 5th, now 7th grade teacher with "tech geek" tendencies. She's creator of the Global Read Aloud Project, a global literacy inititive that has connected more than 500,000 students in the past 5 years, and Co-founder of EdCamp MadWI.

#61: BLOGGING ABOUT THE WEB 2.0 CONNECTED CLASSROOM

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom is a blend of technology integration with conversations centered around leading and learning, in and out of the classroom. Check it out to learn about social media for professional growth, mobile devices in the classroom, technology leadership and more.

#62: Steve Hargadon

Education, Technology, Social Media, and You!

#63: CATLIN TUCKER, BLENDED LEARNING & TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM

Catlin Tucker is a Google Certified Teacher, bestselling author, international trainer, and frequent Edtech speaker, who currently teaches in Sonoma County where she was named Teacher of the Year in 2010.

#64: THE LEARNING SPY

Blog Description by the Author: In 2011, frustrated by the current state of education I began to blog. Since then I have expressed the constraints and irritations of ordinary teachers, detailed the successes and failures of my classroom and synthesised my 15 years of teaching experienced through the lens of education research and cognitive psychology. The Learning Spy is widely recognised as one of the most influential education blogs in the UK and has won a number of awards.

#65: SCHOOL FINANCE 101

Data and thoughts on public and private school funding in the U.S.

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#66: ASK A TECH TEACHER

This blog comes from a group of tech ed teachers who work together to offer you tech tips, advice, pedagogic discussion, lesson plans, and anything else we can think of to help you integrate tech into your classroom.

#67: THINK INCLUSIVE

Think Inclusive is dedicated to inclusive schools and communities for everyone.

#68: EDTECHREVIEW

EdTechReview (ETR) is a community for educators and learners where they can find useful news, insights, product reviews, resources, events, training and consultation on education technology to improve teaching, learning and hence education, by the right use of technology.

#69: The Cornerstone For Teachers

Practical ideas that make teaching more effective, efficient, & enjoyable

#70: ESCHOOL NEWS

This website connects you to all the latest news, information, and resources on how today's educators are using technology to advance learning.

#71: CLASS STRUGGLE

Jay Mathews is an education columnist and blogger for the Washington Post. He has won several awards for education writing and was given the Upton Sinclair award as “a beacon of light in the realm of education.”

#72: E-LEARNING, CONOCIMIENTO EN RED Y WEB COLECTIVA

Notes on elearning, tics, internet and web collective

#73: CLASS TECH TIPS

Education Technology Resources and Ideas for PreK-12 Teachers.

#74: TEACHERTUBE

Our goal is to provide an online community for sharing instructional videos.

#75: E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR

Blog Desc from the Author: I use this blog as a vehicle for my thinking. By presenting my thoughts to the world, I need to understand them and articulate them effectively for others to understand. And if other people learn something from my insights and experiences, then I’m delighted.

#76: FORMACIÓN ONLINE

Free online courses, tutorials, guides and books for distance learning in 2015.

#77: Educating for Democracy by Joel Shatzky

 

#78: TEACHING NOW

This blog explores the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders. Coverage runs the gamut from the inspirational to the infuriating, from practical classroom tips to raging policy debates.

#79: THE EDUBLOGGER

We scoured the web to find our five favorite pro tips for writing better posts, getting more comments, and helping your students get the most educational value out of their blogs.

#80: SHANKER BLOG

The Albert Shanker Institute is a nonprofit organization established in 1998 to honor the life and legacy of the late president of the American Federation of Teachers. The organization’s by-laws commit it to four fundamental principles —vibrant democracy, quality public education, a voice for working people in decisions affecting their jobs and their lives, and free and open debate about all of these issues.—that is the vision, the mission, and the method of the Albert Shanker Institute.

#81: SMART CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

Simply effective tips and strategies for classroom management

#82: Angela Maiers

I believe that learning is a lifelong journey. I speak, write and guide organizations to harness the power of literacy, communication and social technologies. This site is an ongoing presentation of conversations along my learning path.

#83: Top Performers

An Education Week blog from, Marc Tucker, the president of the National Center on Education and the Economy.

#84: NYC Educators

 

#85: SCISTARTER BLOG

SciStarter brings together the millions of citizen scientists in the world; the thousands of projects offered by researchers, organizations, and companies; and the resources, products, and services that enable citizens to pursue and enjoy these activities.

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#86: TEACHER REBOOT CAMP by Shelly Terrell

Join Shelly Terrell in discussing strategies for engaging all learners through effective instructional methods and technology.

#87: THE DARING LIBRARIAN 

Bringing Timely Ed-Tech Talk With Sparkly & Snarky Sweet Freshness!

#88: ASCD IN SERVICE 

The international education association dedicated to providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner.

#89: SIMPLY CHARLY 

Simply Charly offers students, teachers and other interested parties an original, one-stop portal to a wealth of information about some of the world’s most prominent historical figures. The site’s mission is to become the leading online source for everything our visitors want to know about the groundbreaking individuals we feature.

#90: READ.WRITE.CONNECT.LEARN 

Welcome! I'm Will Richardson, parent, educator, speaker, author, 12-year blogger at Weblogg-ed and now here. I'm trying to answer the question "What happens to schools and classrooms and learning in a 2.0 world?"

#91: EDUWELLS 

I provide professional development in both pedagogy and technology and speak on matters of future focused education.

#92: THIRTY DAYS OF AUTISM 

30 Days of Autism is a project designed to fight stigma, promote civil rights, and increase understanding and acceptance for those who process and experience the world differently.

#93: KHAN ACADEMY 

Our blogs include information about Khan Academy, new resource offerings, general thoughts on education, and life at Khan Academy.

#94: CULT OF PEDAGOGY 

Visit our blog to discuss and solve problems, share ideas, and support the growth of other educators.

#95: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY GUY 

Free resources for teachers, educational ideas and tips, educational topics, Personal Learning Networks, Project Based Learning, Google, Evernote, Discovery Education and more.

#96: GADFLY ON THE WALL BLOG 

Education advocacy.

#97: THE NEW TECH EXCHANGE 

The New Tech design provides an instructional approach centered on project-based learning, a culture that empowers students and teachers, and integrated technology in the classroom. Our hands-on, multi-year approach gives schools structure and support to ensure long-term success.

#98: PRESCHOOL MATTERS 

Preschool Matters … Today! is the blog companion to NIEER’s website, which serves the important function of reporting on research, policy, and practice for a large and growing audience of educators, policymakers, journalists, advocates, and parents.

#99: DAVID TRUSS :: PAIR-A-DIMES FOR YOUR THOUGHTS 

Reflections on Education, Technology and Learning

#100: SCIENCE CHEERLEADER 

Darlene Cavalier founded the Science Cheerleader to unite the citizen’s desire to be heard and valued, the scientist’s growing interest in the public’s involvement, and government’s need to garner public support. The Science Cheerleader serves to get the conversation going, rally the troops, solicit views from all sides and change the tone of science and science policy in this country.

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