Teaching can be isolating. We’ve got to reach beyond our classroom walls to get the support, camaraderie, and professional development we need to be great. Here are 30 Twitter accounts teachers should follow for all that and more.
1. On Poetry
Mary tweets about everything from poetry to science @maryleehahn.
2. On Diversity
Dena shares her research on bullying and diversity @DenaSimmons.
3. On Math
Nanette loves learning about learning, tweeting @math_m_addicts.
4. On Using Every Teaching Moment
Tara doesn’t waste a minute of learning time, tweeting @tara_smith5.
5. On Rapping
Dwayne loves turning learning into rapping, tweeting @TeachMrReed.
Ms. Kirksey loves her science, tweeting @msKirksey4.
7. On Showcasing Students
Suzie and Justin team up to help kids shine @2TLMShine.
8. On EFL
Gisele loves making and hacking life, tweeting @feedtheteacher.
9. On Loving Teaching
Chris’ enthusiasm for school and his students is contagious @ChrisPombonyo.
10. On Building Relationships
Julieanne knows the power of every child’s story and shares @jarhartz.
11. On Innovation
Paula is a fourth grade teacher who is inspired by innovative thinking, tweeting @plnaugle.
12. On Words
Travis tweets about the power of words @teachermantrav.
13. On Being a New Teacher
Jordan may be new to teaching, but he’s a powerhouse, tweeting @JordanPotrzeba.
14. On STEAM
Steele is a first grade teacher who shares his ideas @_steeleJackson_.
15. On Global Reading
Pernille is a fanatic about getting books in the hands of readers, @pernilleripp
16. On Science
Ciji brings science to a new level in her classroom, tweeting @ciji_thurman.
17. On Books
Michele is a literacy specialist, tweeting @knott_michele.
18. On Third Grade
Kathleen is a third grade teacher who loves writing and talks about it @mrssokolowski.
19. On Digital Innovation
Bonnie mixes technology with kindergarteners every day, tweeting @BMcClelland24.
20. On NerdCampLI
Kristen teaches fifth grade ELA and social studies, tweeting @kpteach5.
21. On Mentor Texts
Jen is a teacher and a writer who shares how mentor texts change learning @mentortexts.
22. On Sixth Grade
Leigh Anne is obsessed with improving literacy in her classroom, tweeting @Teachr4.
23. On Questions
Jenn fosters questioning @hayhurst3.
24. On Giftedness
Holly tirelessly advocates for gifted students @MuellerHolly.
25. On 21st Century Learning
26. On Reading
Amy shares about her experience as a reading specialist @iRuniRead.
27. On Writing
Jennifer is a teacher on a mission to make every child a writer, tweeting @laffinteach.
28. On Loving Books
Carrie is the kind of teacher you want for your children, tweeting @carriegelson.
29. On Fifth Grade
Jess isn’t afraid to share what it really means to be an intentional teacher @jess5th.
30. On Ed Collaboration
Heather shares everything she learns @heatherrocco.
31. On Literacy
Fran shares ways teachers can engage students through literacy and technology @franmveigh.
32. On Kid Blogging
Margaret loves watching her gifted kids discover their passions, tweeting @MargaretGSimon.
33. On Curriculum
Wade takes pride in helping students challenge themselves to success, tweeting @wadeking7.
34. On Writing Together
Michelle is a teacher who always puts her kids first, tweeting @Mhaseltine.
35. On History
Stacy tweets about history, tech, and innovation, tweeting @stacyyung.
36. On Social Justice
Matthew tweets about issues in social justice, tweeting @callmemrmorris.
Add to our list of Twitter accounts teachers should follow by sharing your favorites (and perhaps your own) in the comments).