Epic teacher blogs to add to your reading list
It can be difficult to keep track of all the great content, advice and insightful articles shared on social media by teachers. That feed moves fast. So, we’ve compiled a list of the best and the brightest teacher blogs around right here, on the Teacheroo blog. This list of top teacher blogs will be updated regularly and will be here for you, when things slow down, and you have the time to dive in and enjoy.
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The internal life of a teacher is full of drama, second-guessing, elation, guilt, doubt, wins, losses, fails, and victories.
Jeffery E. Frieden
Make Them Master It – Jeffery E. Frieden
Jeffery is on a mission to connect teachers so that they can intensify their impact and WIN in the classroom. He is a full-time high school ELA teacher in Southern California.
A Chemical Orthodoxy – Adam Boxer
Evidence, practicals, cognitive science, cognitive load theory, retrieval practice, curriculum, key stage 3 (KS3)
Adam writes about science education, cognitive science, evidence-based practice. He also produces lots of excellent free resources for teachers, many of which are featured on teaglo Resources.
A mystery Primary Head Teacher speaks honestly about life as a Head Teacher and teaching in general. Follow them on Twitter @secretHT1.
Using Comparative Judgement to provide a quicker, more reliable method of assessment
Teacherhead – Tom Sherrington
I am interested in working with teachers and school leaders to explore and implement contemporary educational ideas that help us deliver an excellent all-round education for all young people.
The Confident Teacher – Alex Quigley
A Blog by teacher and author, Alex Quigley. The focus of my work is supporting school improvement and making research evidence accessible and useable for teachers and school leaders.
A visually appealing, well researched blog featuring articles about geography education, evidence based practice and visual instruction.
Primary Outreach and Transition teacher Emily explores the grey areas of teaching in her blog and writes about her experience as a mentor to PGCE teachers. She also features guest blogs from other teachers and shares lots of helpful tips and advice for new teachers.
Director of Curriculum, Editor at Cogscisci and author, Ruth, writes about the essential components of excellence in curriculum work.
Tasha is an Early Years specialist TEFL teacher. She has been a teacher for 18 years, 11 of which have been spent in British International, Cambridge and PYP schools as a teacher, year leader, KS1 Coordinator and EYFS Head Teacher.
Her blog features discussions, ideas and tips on experiential / hands-on learning and best practices in TEFL Early Years International Classrooms.
Assistant Principal, Author and Lit Drive Founder writes about aspects of the education profession that interest her, including leadership, curriculum, and workload.
CogSciSci is a grassroots group of teachers and other education professionals looking to promote the use of cognitive science in school science teaching.
This blog features articles on engagement, CPD and leadership by Head of Geography and author Mark.
Shares ideas about teaching, reading and technology.
Mrs S Teaches Blog – Victoria S
Advice for primary schools on developing a wider curriculum
Neil’s writings focus on three key areas: teaching and learning, educational research and curriculum.
Primary Colour – Christopher Such
Primary Teacher Christopher’s blog covers maths, reading and curriculum development.
The Effortful Educator – Blake Harvard
In his blog, AP Psychology Teacher Blake aims to provide a space where research, ideas and strategies can be seen and easily applied in the classroom environment
Year 2 teacher Miss C is passionate about non ‘ability’ groupings and not putting glass ceilings on her children. Check out this one on the theme of disability >
Dr. Jill shares advice, reflections and knowledge gained over a thirty-year career as a teacher and leader. Follow her on twitter here.
Clare’s blog features well researched pieces and insights on meaning-making, curriculum planning, and more.
Former special school head teacher. Now, information designer, creating visual clarity around teaching ideas and processes.
The Learning Spy is widely recognised as one of the most influential education blogs in the UK and has won a number of awards.
A blog by author and Education and Curriculum consultant Martin Robinson, with a focus on the Liberal Arts (especially grammar, dialectic and rhetoric).
Toria is a class teacher and a Primary Evidence Lead Educator for a local research school. She is the creator of #TinyVoiceTuesdayUnites on Twitter specifically for educators to find their voice and connect with others. She also hosts the Tiny Voice Talks podcast and runs webinars to support others in starting their own educational blog.
Jess is an Early Years Teacher, based internationally, currently Taiwan. She has taught in the UK, Egypt, Japan, Vietnam and Taiwan. Her blog aims to encourage dialogue with others relating to all things Early Years and to support teachers’ moves internationally.
A blog by Headteacher of Lodge Park Academy in Corby, also featuring a range of guest writers. Carlo describes her approach as ‘Respectfully sceptical, relentlessly optimistic and always cheerful.’
The blog of Dudley-born Greg Ashman, a teacher, blogger and PhD candidate living and working in Australia.
A blog that examines a range of topics including assessment, behaviour, curriculum, and education policy.
An experienced teacher and Headteacher in York, England, and the Co-author of “Putting Staff First”, shares personal stories and professional advice.
A blog featuring articles on a range of topics including school leadership, wellbeing, teaching and curriculum.
A spectrum of musings shedding light on the world of education. Teaching & Learning ideas from an enthusiastic science teacher.
Founder of #WomenEd, #DiverseEd and #LeanInGirlsUK, Hannah blogs regularly on a range of topics she is passionate about including leadership, values, wellbeing and resilience.
A blog by teacher and blogger Solomon Kingsnorth. Find him on twitter at @solomon_teach
A blog packed with free resources by a teacher of English and assistant principal (curriculum) at a secondary comprehensive school in Bedfordshire.
‘Educators shootin’ from the hip.’ Jon Hutchinson is a teacher at Reach Academy Feltham. Check out his ‘Bluffer’s guide’ series of articles lampooning common practices in primary education.
Elisabeth Bowling, Assistant Principal and Head of English, writes on education, schools and books.
Ben has taught Geography in the U.K. and China, serving as a Classroom Teacher, Head of Department, and Senior Leader.
Sallie intends this blog to be a space to share her musings on education and the teaching of English, in the hopes of provoking thought or supporting others.
Jo has worked in education since 2010, as an English teacher, Head of Department, Assistant Head and Deputy Head in five schools, and is currently the Principal Designate of Ark Soane Academy, a new school opening in Ealing in September 2021. Her blog features her writings on curriculum, pedagogy, theory, English and books.
Sarah, a teacher in a Bristol secondary school blogs about education and English Literature.
Science and Edtech Leader Bukky shares her thoughts and experiences on her journey into educational leadership. She writes passionately about anything that can enhance teaching and learning, aids wellbeing and which supports the effective use of Edtech.
This Assistant Head and English Teacher shares what teaching has taught him.
This is a free resource website for teachers and students of English, ESOL, EFL, and ESL offering a free online Elementary English course with free material, free printable worksheets, podcasts, video lessons, educational infographics, games, and the opportunity to book classes and courses via Skype or FaceTime with an experienced professional native speaker. Purland Training is owned and operated by Matt Purland, an experienced English teacher and teacher trainer from Cambridge, UK.
This Head of English writes about teaching, classroom problems, English units taught and more.
Summer is a Vice Principal, English Teacher and author of ‘Secondary Curriculum and Assessment Design’. Follow her on Twitter @ragazza_inglese
An education based blog by Susan Strachan
This Secondary Science Middle Leader and aspirant Senior Leader shares her reflections on education, favourite podcasts and practical solutions to improve classroom teaching.
Resources and reflections from a MFL teacher.
Two History teachers and school leaders writing about History, Pedagogy, CPD, and Leadership.
This primary school teacher in Scotland shares free teaching resources, useful lists like this one on classroom quizzes, book reviews and more.
Autism Specialist Teacher writing a helpful, welcoming blog full of tried and tested strategies for parents and teachers of children on the spectrum.
A new blog by Mr H featuring advice and hacks to make your life easier at school.
Former expat, who returned to Ireland with a passion for quality, purposeful lessons. Rebecca’s blog supports and encourages teachers and features posts on teaching abroad and general strategies for effective lessons. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.
Head of KS3 Science, Paul shares expert articles to help teachers master classroom management strategies and maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Norfolk-based, Deputy headteacher Liam shares his thoughts and reflections on education and leadership.