36 Twitter Accounts Teachers Should Follow

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twitter accounts teachers should follow

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

Scott is the co-founder of March Book Madness and tweets about related topics @escott818.

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). 


Posted by Kimberley Moran

Kimberley is a Senior Editor at WeAreTeachers. She has 15 years of classroom teaching experience and a master's degree in literacy education.


  1. Cheryl Mizerny May 24, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    It made my heart happy to see so many of my social media teacher pals as well as those I know in real life. This is a great list!

  2. Elaine Plybon May 25, 2017 at 6:42 am

    I would like to follow the author but the handle in her bio doesn’t exist. Can it be updated? I’m sure she has a great network we could tap into!

    1. Kimberley Moran May 25, 2017 at 7:22 am

      Thanks for noticing. Her Twitter has been corrected. You can find her @parentmantras

  3. Kathy Renfrew June 1, 2017 at 10:48 am

    I was very excited to add to my PLN. I am an #NGSS science geek and sometimes I might have thoughts and ideas worth sharing. I moderate #elngsschat ( elementary NGSS chat) on alternate Thursdays at 8 ET.

  4. Loralee Druart June 3, 2017 at 7:48 am

    Thank you for sharing this list!

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