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Our ten top teaching blogs

Top Ten Teacher Blogs

Whether you’re looking for resources, creative classroom ideas, educational debates or lesson plans, we’ve compiled a list of ten brilliant teaching blogs to give you all the inspiration you need:

Top Ten Teaching Blogs:

Twinkl


Twinkl is fantastic for getting the latest lesson plans, interactive activities, resource packs, PowerPoints and worksheets to aid you in the classroom. All content is created by teachers and has resources appropriate for EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3/4 and SEN.

Teacher Toolkit


One of the most widely read blogs across the UK in 2015, Teacher Toolkit does what it says on the tin. Packed with articles, top tips and 5-minute plans on topics ranging from interview preparation to parental engagement; this blog has plenty of useful resources. The Author, Ross McGill, is an expert in the field and also writes for Schools Week newspaper and Guardian Education.

Pedagoo


Pedagoo is a collaborative blog, that any education professional is welcome to sign up to and share their experiences and resources. The Pedagoo blog is also the mastermind behind the hashtag, #PedagooFriday, which encourages teachers to share the highlight of the week.

Sand and Water Tables


Specialising in early years education, Sand and Water Tables discusses the variety of activities that can be used to stimulate creativity and develop key skills.

Teachers Pet


This site is perfect for those after high quality, downloadable activities and games for EYFS, KS1 and KS2. You can even send in your own suggestions for resources and they will get it made for you to download!

Create, innovate and explore


Teacher, Rachel Jones blogs about trying new methods in the classroom and shares her experiences. The site also has resources, classroom activity suggestions and even a creative meme section to give you inspiration for your own classroom.

Sparkle Box


Sparkle Box has a host of free teaching resources for early years teachers including subject resources, book recommendations and SEN and ESL help. The section for upcoming events proves particularly useful, helping you make the most of those landmark occasions.

The Literacy Shed


Collated over the last ten years, the Literacy Shed offers a wealth of visual resources for KS1 and KS2 students. Each post comes with a list of suggested teaching ideas and teachers are advised to use the visual elements of the site in class with the children for better engagement.

Learning with 'e's


Learning with ‘e’s takes a look at the challenges and opportunities new technology has had in the classroom and how it can impact learning. Due to the success of this Learning with ‘e’s, Steve Wheeler has also released a book of the same name.

The Learning Spy


Having recent celebrated its millionth visitor, The Learning Spy offers an insightful opinion into the latest education debates, as well as providing a variety of resources from presentations to recommended reading lists.

Twinkl

Twinkl is fantastic for getting the latest lesson plans, interactive activities, resource packs, PowerPoints and worksheets to aid you in the classroom. All content is created by teachers and has resources appropriate for EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3/4 and SEN.

Teacher Toolkit

One of the most widely read blogs across the UK in 2015, Teacher Toolkit does what it says on the tin. Packed with articles, top tips and 5-minute plans on topics ranging from interview preparation to parental engagement; this blog has plenty of useful resources. The Author, Ross McGill, is an expert in the field and also writes for Schools Week newspaper and Guardian Education.

Pedagoo

Pedagoo is a collaborative blog, that any education professional is welcome to sign up to and share their experiences and resources. The Pedagoo blog is also the mastermind behind the hashtag, #PedagooFriday, which encourages teachers to share the highlight of the week.

Sand and Water Tables

Specialising in early years education, Sand and Water Tables discusses the variety of activities that can be used to stimulate creativity and develop key skills.

Teachers Pet

This site is perfect for those after high quality, downloadable activities and games for EYFS, KS1 and KS2. You can even send in your own suggestions for resources and they will get it made for you to download!

Create, innovate and explore

Teacher, Rachel Jones blogs about trying new methods in the classroom and shares her experiences. The site also has resources, classroom activity suggestions and even a creative meme section to give you inspiration for your own classroom.

Sparkle Box

Sparkle Box has a host of free teaching resources for early years teachers including subject resources, book recommendations and SEN and ESL help. The section for upcoming events proves particularly useful, helping you make the most of those landmark occasions.

The Literacy Shed

Collated over the last ten years, the Literacy Shed offers a wealth of visual resources for KS1 and KS2 students. Each post comes with a list of suggested teaching ideas and teachers are advised to use the visual elements of the site in class with the children for better engagement.

Learning with ‘e’s

Learning with ‘e’s takes a look at the challenges and opportunities new technology has had in the classroom and how it can impact learning. Due to the success of this Learning with ‘e’s, Steve Wheeler has also released a book of the same name.

The Learning Spy

Having recent celebrated its millionth visitor, The Learning Spy offers an insightful opinion into the latest education debates, as well as providing a variety of resources from presentations to recommended reading lists.

The Internet is a big place and there is an enormous selection of education blogs out there, so if you’ve come across any others that you think deserve a spot in the list, please let us know in the comments below.

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