Our Favorite Education Blogs

One of our goals on PowerUp WHAT WORKS is to provide teachers and school leaders with strategies, information, tips, and resources related to teaching and learning with technology. Whether here on the blog, on our Pinterest boards, or in the Teach with Tech sections of our Instructional Strategy Guides, you’ll find valuable resources and ideas you can bring into your classroom.

The field of edtech is constantly changing, and to ensure that we bring you the best information, we’re always on the look out for new tools and new ideas for teaching with tech. Check out the list below for the blogs we follow to stay on top of what’s happening in edtech!

  1. Hack Education (http://hackeducation.com/) - Stay on top of the latest trends in edtech 

  2. Dangerously Irrelevant (http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/) - Great blog focusing on school leadership and technology. 

  3. The Principal of Change (https://georgecouros.ca/blog/) - writings and thoughts on school leadership and technology. 

  4. Free Technology for Teachers (https://www.freetech4teachers.com/) - Excellent coverage of technology tools for teaching and learning. 

  5. Cool Cat Teacher Blog (https://www.coolcatteacher.com/) - Vicki Davis has been blogging about edtech for years and is a fantastic source of quality teaching ideas supported by technology. 

  6. Steve Hargadon (https://www.stevehargadon.com/) - Excellent source of information on edtech, particularly around the use of social media and online collaboration. 

  7. Moving at the Speed of Creativity (https://www.speedofcreativity.org/) - Wesley Fryer’s blog focusing on digital technologies, collaborative learning, and being a connected educator.

What are your favorite edtech blogs? Share in the comments! 

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