August 26th, 2019 by Angélique Toque

The 11 Best Edtech Bloggers to Follow for Back to School

The 11 Best Edtech Bloggers to Follow for Back to School

Innovation in the educational world is led by great minds and talented educators all over the world. Many edtech bloggers truly share their passion by offering relevant resources, tips, and guides for educators who want to effectively integrate technology into the teaching. 🎓

To help you out, we’ve curated a list of our favorite edtech bloggers. Find cutting-edge materials and places where you can learn how to create more engaging and creative classes. Let’s get started! 🔥

FreeTech4Teachers

Richard Byrne is a former social studies teacher who implemented laptop classes before the program went school-wide. If you are looking for proven strategies, ready-made resources, innovative milestones from multi-awarded edtech blogger, you are in a good place! Thanks to Richard’s blog you will be able to enhance students’ learning experiences like never before.

Class Tech Tips 

Monica Burns is an Educator, EdTech Consultant and speaker on many education-related events. She writes about different learning approaches, strategies as well as the newest edu tools and apps for teachers. Do you know Monica’s #FormativeTech book? Our co-creator Reshan had a chance to write the forward! She believes that combining technology into the classroom is possible once you meet the unique needs of the students. We couldn’t agree more! 

Learning in Hand 

Tony Vincent’s is a digital expert since 90s. He is on a mission to help teachers be more awesome, and that often involves technology. Over the years he has published several books, produced videos, developed an iPad app, and blogged about learning and technology—all in an effort to support great teaching and deeper learning. 

TeacherCast 

Jeff Bradbury will walk you through every single step towards technology in the classroom. If you don’t know where to start, what tools and resources to use at the very beginning, this is a great start! Jeff also runs workshops and is one of the early pioneers in teacher podcasting. Make sure to check out his Ask The Teach Coach series.

Faculty Focus 

Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom. If you want to know what works well and what doesn’t when it comes to teaching and learning – you better check it out. It goes beyond the traditional classroom and by exploring digital classes

Hands on as we Grow

Hands on as we Grow is all about learning to design and facilitate hands-on activities. Resources are divided by age, starting from babies activities to grade school. Jamie shares practical insights and ideas on science, sensory, thinking, and creativity. 

Teacher Toolkit 

This blog is run by Ross McGill, an award-winning deputy headteacher who wants to make complicated educational things simple. Read the blog to get access to resources that will make your classes more meaningful and engaging. 

Edutopia

Explores the future of learning in all its dimensions: technology trends, groundbreaking research, the latest tools and apps for educators. Learn more about the challenges of technology integration and how to properly and successfully integrate it into a classroom.  

Additional article on Edutopia:
The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology, written by one of Explain Everything co-creators Reshan Richards. 

White Board Blog

Danny Nicholson makes science and technology in the classroom easily accessible. He has been teaching for over 15 years all around the UK. On his blog, you will find resources for educators, web tools, and useful software. He wrote several guides, books, and published training on interactive whiteboards

The Organized Classroom Blog

Charity Preston focuses on teachers who are or wish to be more efficient and effective in the K-12 classroom. It offers ideas, product reviews, and resources for how to be more organized in the classroom!

Teachersource

The importance of motivating and engaging students of all ages in the process of learning is crucial. This blog contains helpful, free lessons, and motivational digital newsletters with cutting-edge ideas for ways to bring science to life.

When it comes to education, technology, and innovation it’s important to have a set of tech tools, data standards, and frameworks that teachers can follow to get the work done. Many educators and ed-tech bloggers are speaking loudly about transforming education into the next level. We are more than happy to be part of this process with Explain Everything. Every step toward a better education future matters!

What are your favorite edtech blogs on the web? 📣 Let us know on Twitter —  @ExplainEverything! 😀