Epic teacher blogs to add to your reading list

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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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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.

Secret Head Teacher

A mystery Primary Head Teacher speaks honestly about life as a Head Teacher and teaching in general. Follow them on Twitter @secretHT1.

No More Marking blog

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.

Mr Goodwin’s Blog – David Rodger-Goodwin

A visually appealing, well researched blog featuring articles about geography education, evidence based practice and visual instruction.

Teaching isn’t Black & WhiteEmily Weston

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.

Ruth Ashbee

Director of Curriculum, Editor at Cogscisci and author, Ruth, writes about the essential components of excellence in curriculum work.

Hands-On Learning ESL – Tasha Fletcher

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.

Says Miss – Kat Howard

Assistant Principal, Author and Lit Drive Founder writes about aspects of the education profession that interest her, including leadership, curriculum, and workload.

CogSciSci

CogSciSci is a grassroots group of teachers and other education professionals looking to promote the use of cognitive science in school science teaching.

Teaching it real – Mark Enser

This blog features articles on engagement, CPD and leadership by Head of Geography and author Mark.

The Teaching Booth – Ashley Booth

Shares ideas about teaching, reading and technology.

Mrs S Teaches Blog – Victoria S

Advice for primary schools on developing a wider curriculum

Nuts about teaching – Neil Almond

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

The Anatomy of Teaching – Miss C

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 >

Jill Berry

Dr. Jill shares advice, reflections and knowledge gained over a thirty-year career as a teacher and leader. Follow her on twitter here.

Primary Timery – Clare Sealy

Clare’s blog features well researched pieces and insights on meaning-making, curriculum planning, and more.

Visual Clarity – Oliver Caviglioli

Former special school head teacher. Now, information designer, creating visual clarity around teaching ideas and processes.

Learning Spy – David Didau

The Learning Spy is widely recognised as one of the most influential education blogs in the UK and has won a number of awards.

Trivium 21c – Martin Robinson

A blog by author and Education and Curriculum consultant Martin Robinson, with a focus on the Liberal Arts (especially grammar, dialectic and rhetoric).

Tiny Voice TalksToria Bono

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.

Life as an International Early Years TeacherJess Gosling

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.

Waterman Learning – Carly Waterman

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.’

Filling the pail – Greg Ashman

The blog of Dudley-born Greg Ashman, a teacher, blogger and PhD candidate living and working in Australia.

Teach Well – Tarjinder

A blog that examines a range of topics including assessment, behaviour, curriculum, and education policy.

John Tomsett’s Blog – John Tomsett

An experienced teacher and Headteacher in York, England, and the Co-author of “Putting Staff First”, shares personal stories and professional advice.

Birmingham Teacher – Claire Stoneman

A blog featuring articles on a range of topics including school leadership, wellbeing, teaching and curriculum.

Bunsen BluePritesh Raichura

A spectrum of musings shedding light on the world of education. Teaching & Learning ideas from an enthusiastic science teacher.

Ethical Leader – Hannah Wilson

Founder of #WomenEd, #DiverseEd and #LeanInGirlsUK, Hannah blogs regularly on a range of topics she is passionate about including leadership, values, wellbeing and resilience.

Solomon Kingsnorth

A blog by teacher and blogger Solomon Kingsnorth. Find him on twitter at @solomon_teach

Douglas Wise

A blog packed with free resources by a teacher of English and assistant principal (curriculum) at a secondary comprehensive school in Bedfordshire.

PedFedJon Hutchinson

‘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.

A Wild Surmise – Elisabeth Bowling

Elisabeth Bowling, Assistant Principal and Head of English, writes on education, schools and books.

Geography – Ben Ranson

Ben has taught Geography in the U.K. and China, serving as a Classroom Teacher, Head of Department, and Senior Leader.

The Dusty TsundokuSallie Stanton

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.

Reading all the booksJo Facer

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.

Round Learning – Sarah Barker

Sarah, a teacher in a Bristol secondary school blogs about education and English Literature.

Teaching Leading Coaching – Bukky Yusuf

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.

Mr Stevens Blog – Tom Stevens

This Assistant Head and English Teacher shares what teaching has taught him.

Purland TrainingMatt Purland

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.

Always Learning WebMissR

This Head of English writes about teaching, classroom problems, English units taught and more.

Summer Turner

Summer is a Vice Principal, English Teacher and author of ‘Secondary Curriculum and Assessment Design’. Follow her on Twitter @ragazza_inglese

susansenglish

An education based blog by Susan Strachan

The Motivated Mother Edublog – Jo Hill

This Secondary Science Middle Leader and aspirant Senior Leader shares her reflections on education, favourite podcasts and practical solutions to improve classroom teaching.

Learning Linguist – Rebecca Nobes

Resources and reflections from a MFL teacher.

The Educational Imposters – Rachel Ball & Katie Amery

Two History teachers and school leaders writing about History, Pedagogy, CPD, and Leadership.

Teachpal – Miss Armstrong

This primary school teacher in Scotland shares free teaching resources, useful lists like this one on classroom quizzes, book reviews and more.

Starlight and Stories – Victoria

Autism Specialist Teacher writing a helpful, welcoming blog full of tried and tested strategies for parents and teachers of children on the spectrum.

Mr H the Teacher – Christopher Harrison

A new blog by Mr H featuring advice and hacks to make your life easier at school.

Rebecca: The Irish Teacher

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.

Love to Teach – Kate Jones

Abu Dhabi based, Head of History and author, and podcaster, Kate Jones shares research and resources for every classroom on her blog.

Teacher of Sci – Paul Stevens-Fulbrook

Head of KS3 Science, Paul shares expert articles to help teachers master classroom management strategies and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Liam Ambrose Ed Blog

Norfolk-based, Deputy headteacher Liam shares his thoughts and reflections on education and leadership.

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