Grow Your Personal Professional Network: Blogs and Podcasts for Teachers

This summer our blog posts are going to focus on helping to grow your professional network. Learn new strategies, find inspiration, and connect with each other! Check out the list of blogs and podcasts listed below that are geared to support teachers with integrating technology into their practice and supporting students with disabilities.

  1. The Innovative Educator. Check out videos, infographics, and posts on this blog that support digital engagement and professional learning.
  2. One Room School House. Explore resources and lesson plans with a focus on innovative ideas for special education teachers.
  3. Assistive Technology Blog. Read about the latest and greatest in assistive technology (AT).
  4. The EdTech Round Up. Visit this blog for regular updates on the latest educational technology news.
  5. Free Technology for Teachers. Discover resources to use in the classroom on a wide range of topics, from AT to accessibility, for all subjects.
  6. Teacher Tech. Learn tips and tricks for using technology in the classroom.
  7. Cool Cat Teacher. Learn strategies to support teaching with technology, and connect with other educators.
  8. PBS Teachers’ Lounge. Check out the section, Tech Tools & Helpful Hacks, for technology related content, but be sure to take some time to explore the full blog for more ideas and videos.
  9. Emerging EdTech: 3-Minute Teaching "Tool Tutorial" Videos. Have a few minutes to spare? Watch these quick videos on tech tools.
  10. 10-Minute Teacher. Listen to this 10-minute teacher podcast for interviews with remarkable teachers from around the world on important trends, topics, and tools impacting K12 teachers.

Next week we’ll share 10 of our favorite engaging teachers you should follow on Twitter!

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