The Best Education Blogs to Follow

We all love to read quality blogs. It’s a great way to learn something new, something useful; or to be entertained. However, a lot of people want to become influential bloggers, since that position has a lot of potential for monetization, and a lot of them do not have their heart in the right place. So, you end up with blogs that feature fluff content because they allow any user to become a contributor. It’s not that the tips you read are bad, but they are too vague and do not address the problems adequately.

Here at First Site Guide, we have decided to help you find the right blogs for educational purposes. This way, you do not need to sift through all kinds of different blogs and wonder if the information you receive is actually valid advice. It’s always good to know which resources you can trust, and which blogs are there to present you with quality and insightful content. Working as an educator is a noble profession, and we want to help you be good at it. Remember, a true teacher is an eternal student, and you can learn a lot from reading blogs. And, you’ll also discover places where you can become a contributor and impact others.

List of All Education Blogging Experts

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Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.

Updated: September, 2016

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Busy Teacher

by Andrei Zakhareuski

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
255000

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
22800

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
18900

Andrei is a founder & CEO of Busy Teacher, a great site where every busy teacher can find a lot of free resources and lesson plans.

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College Info Geek

by Thomas Frank

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
22085

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
95800

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
868

Thomas is the guy behind this site. He is obsessed with geeky books, travel, and finding better ways to do things. He wants to help you make college a remarkable experience.

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Cool Cat Teacher

by Vicki Davis

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
133871

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
237000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
1640000

Vicki Davis, full time teacher and IT Director at a small school in Camilla, Georgia, and she is passionate about helping all teachers reach every student so she writes a lot about teaching and how to connect with other teachers.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

by Scott McLeod

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
47100

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
694000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
2880000

Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on K-12 school technology leadership issues. Dr. McLeod blogs regularly about technology leadership issues at Dangerously Irrelevant and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop facilitator at regional, state, national, and international conferences.

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Edukwest

by Kirsten Winkler

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
3844

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
593000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
4500

Kirsten Winkler is the founder and editor of EDUKWEST, an independent online media site that features startups, trends and interviews with innovators and thought leaders in the education technology space.

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Emerging EdTech

by Kelly Walsh

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
15658

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
157000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
160000

Kelly founded EmergingEdTech in 2009 and today is one of the Internet's fastest growing Education Technology resources.

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Kathy Schrock

by Kathy Schrock

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
62641

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
1090000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
1200000

Kathy Schrock calls herself an Educational Technologist. She has been a school district Director of Technology, an instructional technology specialist, a middle school, academic, museum, and public library librarian, and is currently an online adjunct graduate-level professor at two universities.

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Larry Ferlazzo

by Larry Ferlazzo

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
62300

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
11200

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
21000

Larry Ferlazzo talks about websites that will help you teach ELL, ESL and EFL! He also shares various links from other sites too which are usualy very informative and educational.

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Math Coach's Corner

by Donna Boucher

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
62017

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
301000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
311000

Dona wants to make math fun and engaging for all students by producing high quality, thought provoking, "mathy" activities and lessons.

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity

by Wesley Fryer

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
4567

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
529000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
358000

Wesley usse his site to digitally document his own journey of learning and collaborate with other educators and lifelong learners around the globe.

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Mrs. Waters' English

by Michelle Waters

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
1385

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
433000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
160000

Michelle is an English teacher in a rural high-poverty area who loves helping students learn how to lead successful and productive lives.

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Pernille Ripp

by Pernille Ripp

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
33746

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
360000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
480000

Pernille's blog is visited by educators from all over the world in order to discuss on how to create passionate learning environments, how to ignite student passion in literacy, as well as how to create a successful student blogging classroom.

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Stephen Downes

by Stephen Downes

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
8696

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
459000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
660000

Stephen Downes is a specialist in online learning technology and new media. Through a 25 year career in the field Downes has developed and deployed a series of progressively more innovative technologies, beginning with multi-user domains in the 1990s, open online communities in the 2000s, and personal learning environments in the 2010s.

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The Creative Classroom

by John Spencer

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
22767

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
896000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
1100000

John created this site becuse he belives that all students deserve the opportunity to be their best creative selves and also, to show the world that you can make the classroom more creative.

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The Edublogger

by Sue Waters

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
102123

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
174000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
173000

Sue is a blogger who stands for — practical application of technologies in education, and most importantly helping others learn how to use these technologies.

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The Principal of Change

by George Couros

Social Media Followers - The total number of followers combined from the following blog's social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+.
135288

Alexa Rank - Alexa’s Traffic Ranks are based on the traffic data provided by users in Alexa’s global data panel over a rolling 3 month period.
262000

SemRush Rank - SEMrush lists the most popular websites ranked by organic traffic coming from Google's top 20 organic search results.
350000

George is a learner, educator, and Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant so as the author of "The Innovator's Mindset". He believes we need to inspire our kids to follow their passions, while letting them inspire us to do the same.

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