30 excellent edu-Tweeters worth following

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With a background in the dark side (journalism), James Cain joined Innovate My School as editor in January 2014. Since then, he has worked with educators far and wide to source great content for the teaching community. James is a film and music fanatic, also enjoying books, games and a good pair of Doc Martens. From the Chester-based offices of IMS, James is able to collaborate with / annoy enthusiastic teachers who are keen to share advice, resources and stories with their peers.

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Twitter is an indispensable aspect of many people’s working lives. As such, it’s good to know whom to follow. A follow-up to April’s 30 great British education-innovators to follow on Twitter article, here are 30 more suggested educators to follow!

This is a list of 30 recommended education-oriented Twitter feeds. Note: this is by no means a ‘best-of’, and the order is unimportant. The list is comprised of suggestions from the public and our own choices.

  1. @mr_crossjr - Ira Cross is enjoying his first year teaching in Columbus, Ohio. A real advocate for innovation, he’ll even educate by way of customised game shows.
  2. @natachakennedy - A computer studies and ICT trainer, Natacha Kennedy is a British educator with a passion for politics.
  3. @JulesDaulby - English, drama and SEN guru Jules Daulby uses resources like assistive tech and iPads to innovate secondary school education.
  4. @learnocracy - A cloud specialist, edtech expert and bass player, Phil Dawson is a innovator based in Bath, where he blogs on his website Learnocracy.
  5. @travelgeordie - Richard Donnelly employs project-based learning in his work, teaches in a secondary school and often blogs on modern education practices.
  6. @stumpteacher - Josh Stumpenhorst is a Chicagoan teacher, presenter and blogger, and his fields of expertise include physical education and computing.
  7. @a_haq - Business and ICT educator Aysha Haq is a fan of elearning, being an engaging teacher and infographics, and operates from Leeds.
  8. @tomwhitby - An Edutopia blogger residing in Long Island, Tom Whitby has been a high school and middle school teacher for over three decades.
  9. @c_jvinson - James Harlan’s passions are writing, community leading and education. Based in London, he particularly specialises in advice on essay writing.
  10. @loukaparry - Australian school principal Louka Parry teaches in Mimili, a Southern indigenous community, and is a real advocate of community work.
  11. @tedrosececi - A tech-savvy teacher and blogger from Portland, Oregon, Alison Anderson writes on topics such as digital learning, blended learning and STEM.
  12. @s_armitage - Simon Armitage is a geography teacher who employs iPads in the classroom. He is also Director of Communications at the Stephen Perse Foundation.
  13. @rlj1981 - Geek pioneer Rachel Jones is a champion of creativity and music, all as part of her role as a Google Certified Teacher and elearning coordinator.
  14. @SymoLyn - Principal of Adelaide’s Mark Oliphant College, Lynne Symons recently won the Guinness World Record for ‘Most people playing a clapping game simultaneously’.
  15. @BoyleJude - Another Adelaidean educator, Jude Boyle is a maths and science teacher at Willunga High School., where she’s also eLearning Coordinator.
  16. @pw2tweets - Head of ICT & Computing department Paul Wright is a runner of TeachMeets. He also writes about education.
  17. @MsMagiera - Jennie Magiera is an Illinois-based White House Champion of Change, Google Certified Teacher and ADE.
  18. @rkmacpherson - R. K. MacPherson is a writer and former games designer, and has extensive teaching experience in both Seattle and Japan.
  19. @lkbc177 - Louise Bowes-Cavanag is head of music at a London school. She’s particularly keen on networking and staff CPD.
  20. @DavidHitl - A believer in neuro-linguistic programming and positive psychology, David Hodgson is an educational author and trainer.
  21. @SimonKnight100 - Associate Director at the National Education, Simon Knight is an Oxfordshire special school Deputy Head.
  22. @mssackstein - New Yorker Starr Sackstein is the author of Teaching Mythology Exposed. She is also a Google Educator and a student press rights advocate.
  23. @neilcspence - Neil Spence is a primary school principal in Perth; he’s a fan of borderless edtech innovations and has been an educator for over 20 years.
  24. @e_gran - Going by the nickname ‘Enterprisegran’, Lynda Dixon is a retired teacher whose specialty lies in Careers Education and Enterprise.
  25. @ThinkingChild1 - Sue Dixon is a self-employed consultant and entrepreneur, and is the brains behind Thinking Child, who encourage independent learning in children.
  26. @JuliaSharman1 - An education adviser and consultant, Julia Sharman has over two decades’ worth of experience in teaching, with expertise in primary education and SEN.
  27. @FluencyMC - ‘Teacher-trainer-knowledge entertainer’ Jason R. Levine is a New Jersey-based creator of music for learners across the globe and English specialist.
  28. @CharlieCarroll1 - Charlie Carroll is an Cornwall-based author, teacher and musician with a lust for travel.
  29. @lanivcox - An American expat teaching English in Chiang Rai, Thailand, Lani V Cox often blogs about her experiences. 
  30. @mike_gunn - Mike Gunn is a media teacher and 1:1 learning advocate, as well as being a fan of leadership, inspirational educators and tech in education.
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