Top Edu Tweetters

Want to get a pulse of what’s happening at the intersection of education and technology in the Twitterverse? Check out this growing and evolving list of informative & inspiring tweetters:

Educators:

@web20classroom– Steve W. Anderson, co-founder #edchat

@tomwhitby – Tom Whitby, Prof of Education, co-founder of #edchat

@shellterrell– Shelly Terrell, co-founder of #edchat

@theresashafer – Theresa Shafer, Online Community Manager~New Tech Network, Archivist and co-host for #PBLChat

@mcleod– Scott McLeod, Associate Professor. CASTLE Director. Couple of Scott’s edu-related lists- SignalToNoise and Edtech

@newtechnetwork– works nationwide w/ schools, districts & communities to develop innovative public high schools that promote deeper learning.

@JackCWest– Public High School Teacher, EdTech Enthusiast (Bay Area local)

@betamiller– Andrew Miller, BIE and ASCD National Faculty and Educational Consultant versed in PBL

@MrWejr– K-6 principal, learner, sports fan. Passionate about assessment, motivation, leadership, parent engagement

 

@rmbyrne– Richard Byrne, Teacher. Speaker. Writer- FreeTech4Teachers

 

@teachingwthsoul– Lisa Dabbs, founder of new teacher chat (#ntchat)

 

@alicekeeler– Alice Keeler, super Google fan and CUE PD facilitator

 

@dowbiggin– Diane Main, Director of MERIT (Krause Center for Innovation), Google Certified Teacher, CUE Rockstar
@cybraryman1– Jerry Blumengarten, Educator & Writer trying to catalog the internet for students, educators and parents. http://cybraryman.com

News & Reviews:

@hackeducation – Audrey Watters, writer of all-things-edtech

@edsurge– what’s really happening in edtech news, Betsy Corcoran and Team

@MindShiftKQED– Tina Barseghian, MindShift explores the future of learning, covering cultural and tech trends and innovations in education

@edutopia– Inspiration and information for what works in education.

@educationweek–  American education’s newspaper and website of record.

@momswithapps– Collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families

@iitch_inc (TeachersWithApps)- A Resource Site for Quality Educational Apps i-Itch Inc: Educational Apps that Delight and Develop!
Thought Leaders:

@dianeravitch– Research Professor of Education at New York University, a historian of education and a prolific blogger 

@farbood– founder of @Grockit and @LearnistTweets,  supporter of StartupWeekendEdu (#SWEdu) and prolific #edtech tweetter

@InnosightInstit– a non-profit think tank that applies Clayton Christensen’s theories of disruptive innovation to the social sector.

@tvanderark– Tom Vander Ark, interested in innovations that customize & motivate learning and extend access

@educationnation– Examining and redefining education in America. Hosted by @nbcnews.

@thinkschools– Alex Hernandez, Charter School Growth Fund where he covers the Western US and TX. He also leads CSGF’s next-generation schools effort around blended learning.

Funders & Ecosystem Development:

@NSVFSeed– Initiative of NSVF to make investments in early-stage ed tech companies improving opportunities for children from low-income communities.

@LearnCap– Learn Capital funds companies revolutionizing how the world learns. Based in SF but facing the world.

@rethinkEducation– invests in progressive growth-stage companies that are at the forefront of the education technology industry.

@SocraticLabs– 1. An educational technology accelerator practicing lean startup. 2. A hub for educators, technologists & innovators.

@4pt0schools– 4.0 Schools-  a community of curious people committed to solving the toughest problems in education.

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  1. Gavin Boyd

     /  July 23, 2012

    You forgot @DianeRavitch

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