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The best 40 school teachers to follow on Twitter

Wednesday May 7, 2014

These days it seems that everybody is embracing the digital revolution. With more and more UK-based primary and secondary school teachers cropping up on Twitter, we wanted to collate 40 of the most brilliant and intelligent feeds for you to follow.

 

Primary School Twitter Teachers

 

Peter Richardson

@primarypete_

UK Primary School Teacher interested in leadership, innovation and collaboration.

Follower count: 7,000+

 

Jackie Schneider

@jackieschneider

Primary school music teacher

Follower count: 4,000+

 

Sarah Prentice

@MrsPrentice11

Senior teacher & SENCO at small rural primary school in Suffolk

Follower count: 3,000+

 

Andy Ross

@AndyRoss75

Teacher in a Northwest primary school. Likes technology, Apple, teaching, beekeeping (beginner!), camping and running (barefoot)

Follower count: 600+

 

Matt McChlery

@MattMcChlery

Primary school teacher, webmaster, blogger.

Follower count: 400+

 

Claire Thompson

@confuddledangel

Primary school teacher, currently working as a TA

Follower count: 100+

 

B Matthews

@ManInAPrimary

Primary School Teacher and Dad of two children

Follower count: 200+

 

Gertie Grumbles

@Gertie_Grumbles

Primary school teacher, tes, Primary Teacher Resource Centre, web SATs resources, Real ale lover, morris dancer, bell ringer... now retired!!

Follower count: 100+

 

Joanne Roach

@HeadatWattville

Head Teacher of a large inner city Primary School in Handsworth, Birmingham. Tweeting about issues that matter to our school community.

Follower count: 100+

 

Sophie Moore

@SophieMoore3

Primary School Teacher and ICT advocator at Robin Hood Primary School, Leeds

Follower count: 70+

 

Tim Bliss

@TimBliss1

Primary school teacher

Follower count: 80+

 

Justine Sutcliffe

@peabodybaby

Primary school teacher

Follower count: 70+

 

Teresa Smale

@treepi

Dedicated Primary School Teacher

Follower count: 60+

 

Dire_expiry

@dire_expiry

Primary school teacher, interested in technology and coding

Follower count: 60+

 

Michael Corner

@micmusic85

Primary School Teacher, Builder of websites, Creator of Videos

Follower count: 50+

 

Omar Rabia

@OmarRabia1

Primary School teacher, riding instructor and published author of the book 'Cobs Can!'

Follower count: 50+

 

Mrs Wainwright

@MrsWainwright1

Yardley Primary School Class Teacher and Leader of Learning for Science

Follower count: 50+

 

Rupert Loader

@kidscapism

Primary teacher; interested in web software for schools; databases; web development for literacy and ICT

Follower count: 40+

 

Amee

@TKD86

Primary School Teacher and Crafting Enthusiast!

Follower count: 40+

 

Rob Hackett

@MisterHackett

Year Six Teacher and Maths Team Leader at Warden House Primary School

Follower count: 40+

 

 

Secondary School Twitter Teachers

 

Alastair Arnott

@Alastair_Arnott

Lecturer in Education @wlv_uni. Author of 'Positive Failure'. Ph.D Student. MSc (Pos Psych). Secondary school teacher for 10 years

Follower count: 23,000+

 

Michael Tidd

@MichaelT1979

Sussex middle school teacher & education geek

Follower count: 6,000+

 

Chris Williams

@Modblog1

Teacher/consultant working with @dmandrews15 in nurseries, schools, colleges and universities

Follower count: 3,000+

 

Andrew Blair

@inquirymaths

Teacher of inquiry maths in secondary school, promoting student regulation of the learning process; leader of a maths department; PhD student (King's, London)

Follower count: 1,000+

 

Mary Moore

@ahealthiermoo

High school teacher trying to fit in running around a life

Follower count: 900+

 

Kerri Thomas

@Kerrithomas99

Maths Teacher in Afon Taf High School interested in SEN, Dyscalculia, MAT

Follower count: 800+

 

John J. Taylor

@theatreodyssey

Boarding School Housemaster. Teacher of Classics & English. IB / Jazz / Poetry fan

Follower count: 500+

 

Dai Barnes

@daibarnes

ICT teacher/leader. Google certified teacher. Moodle user. Frog user. Computing At Schools. Barefoot running

Follower count: 5,000+

 

Nick Dennis

@nickdennis

History teacher/Deputy Head at Berkhamsted School. Apple Education Mentor. ISC ICT group member

Follower count: 2,000+

 

Greg Perry

@futurebehaviour

ICT and Geog teacher for the rest of the week in a West Yorks secondary

Follower count: 1,000+

 

DavidDMuir

@DavidDMuir

Teacher of Computing at the High School of Glasgow

Follower count: 1,000+

 

Katie Ashford

@Katiesarahlou

Teach First ambassador, secondary English teacher currently working at ARK Schools, blogger

Follower count: 800+

 

Fran Lee-Davies

@Msfleedavies

English teacher in Hackney secondary school, interested in class blogging and experimenting with social media and CPD

Follower count: 800+

 

Hanna Shute

@LittleMissHanna

A secondary school English teacher, hoping to share resources and innovative teaching methods

Follower count: 700+

 

Adam Cooke

@mracooke

Geography teacher at Stretford High School

Follower count: 600+

 

Ash Glaser

@Glaser84

Secondary School Teacher

Follower count: 600+

 

ICT Tower

@ICTtower

ICT teacher in secondary school, interested in resources for inspiring and teaching students

Follower count: 600+

 

Mike Elliott

@mfe1406

Secondary MFL Teacher (German and French) and Subject Leader for French at leading Bucks Grammar School

Follower count: 500+

 

Sue Graham

@FrauGraham

Head of MFL in 11-16 comprehensive school

Follower count: 500+

 

What do you think?

Are these 40 of the best Twitter teachers or do you know someone else who should be on this list? If so, we’d love to hear from you so don’t hesitate to get in touch via the WST Twitter feed.

 

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