30 edu-tweeters to follow: USA and Canada

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

1. @TeachMoore - A Mississippian English teacher, Renee Moore tweets about both exciting teaching practices and important political issues. She is an author and a blogger.

2. @math8_teacher - Dylan Kane is a second-year Mathematics teacher in Boston. His in-depth blog Five Twelve Thirteen is frequently updated for maths educators to read.

3. @MatthewFarber - Gamify Your Classroom author Matthew Farber is a Social Studies teacher based in New Jersey. He closely follows the role of technology in education.

4. @Mamarobertson4 - An American Studies team teacher and Humanities department chair, Virginian Laura Robertson tweets about both education and social affairs.

5. @msjweir - Ontarian English teacher and tech-enthusiast Jamie Reaburn Weir enthusiastically discusses pedagogy via her Twitter feed and blog, Ms Weir’s Musings.

6. @GustafsonBrad - An Elementary principal and Digital Leader based in Wayzata, Minnesota, Brad Gustafson frequently shares his school’s learning adventures via Twitter.

7. @Loveofxena - Margie Myers-Culver is a Michigander librarian on a quest to spread her love of learning, reading and writing; while she prefers print, all platforms are welcome.

8. @justintarte - #Bowtietuesday supporter Dr. Justin Tarte is a director of Curriculum & Support Services living in Missouri. His favourite questions: “What if?” and “Why not?”

9. @educatoral - Science teacher Alfonso Gonzalez is a champion of edtech. He runs fun class projects around the likes of Star Trek and World of Warcraft, as seen on his blog.

10. @ReThink_ADHD - Living in Guelph, Ontario, Jeff Emmerson is an advocate for the full understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

11. @msolomonteacher - Ms Solomon is a Media Studies, English and Social Science teacher in Toronto. She encourages collaboration, and is part of the Association for Media Literacy.

12. @TriSciCurious - Montana Science teacher Jessica Anderson is a blended learning and gamification advocate, supporting collaboration and real change in education.

13. @colonelb - A retired Army officer, David Britten is a school superintendent living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He writes about education and local history on his blog, Rebel 6 Ramblings.

14. @tvanderark - Seattle author Tom Vander Ark has a huge passion for innovations in education, and looks to accelerate the shift to digital learning.

15. @mccoyderek - Derek McCoy is principal of Spring Lake Middle School, North Carolina. He was one of NAASP’s three National Digital Principals of the Year in 2014.

16. @FluencyMC - Jason R. Levine creates songs and videos to teach ESL/EFL, English language arts, Maths and more. As Fluency MC, he alternates between New York and Paris.

17. @TeacherSol - A Special Education Needs teacher based in Washington DC, Maria Angala shares her teaching insights on her blog, Teacher Sol.

18. @KrisciaCabral - As a San Diegan with a thirst for learning, Kriscia Cabral tweets about her work as a second and third grade teacher, and is also a keen writer on education.

19. @ratzelster - On her blog, Reflections of a Techie, Kansas Maths and Science teacher Marsha Ratzel shares a plethora of fun ideas for teachers of different subjects.

20. @GeraldtonSteve - Ontario high school teacher Stephen Wilson is a great choice of follow for those who enjoy humour, literacy tips, positivity and cats called Othello.

21. @jbormann3 - Jarod Bormann, an Iowan technology integration specialist, tweets thick and fast about how teachers can embrace the future of education today.

22. @rmbyrne - Maine-based Google Certified Teacher Richard Byrne tweets, writes and trains in best practice for teachers, specialising in useful edtech advice.

23. @CurtisChandler6 - It’s good for teachers to follow those who identify as ‘fun-experts’; Kansan Dr. Curtis Chandler shares resources and articles along with his own insights.

24. @MSHistoryTeache - David Qua is a Humanities teacher based in Boston, and he’s keen to instill confidence in learners. When not tweeting advice, he’s seeking it.

25. @zbpipe - Not only does Ontarian Zoe Branigan-Pipe share great ideas on and resources for teaching, she also discusses the larger issues concerning education as well.

26. @mpowers3 - An enthusiastic teacher and edtech consultant, Philadelphia’s Margaret Powers shares fun and interesting insights in teaching, often with devices such as Google Glass.

27. @Jennifer_Hogan - Evidently a big fan of collaboration and CPD, Alabama educator Jennifer Hogan is the co-founder and co-moderator of #ALedchat and #USedchat.

28. @rkiker - Pennsylvania-based Rich Kiker’s Twitter feed is crammed daily with useful advice for teachers. He’s a Google Education Trainer and often shares others’ thoughts.

29. @ChrisWejr - The feed of passionate British Colombia principal and teacher Chris Wejr features both discussions on education and useful advice for the classroom.

30. @EGHSPrincipalRI - Rhode Island high school principal Michael Podraza uses his Twitter to “share and implement new ideas in education”, and his feed is proof.

Who are your favourite Tweeters out of the USA and Canada? Let us know in the comments!

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