1. @rlj1981 - At the time of writing, Rachel Jones is working on her next book, fit in between her teaching in Southampton and numerous TeachMeets. She should be considered an authority on the Venn overlap of ‘geek’ and ‘teacher’.
Morning. This is some kind of genius: pic.twitter.com/K0gEoPDRLj— Rachel Jones (@rlj1981) April 11, 2015
2. @RafranzDavis - Rafranz Davis is a “Math & Tech Geek” based in Texas; she’s a Google-certified educator whose insightful tweets support #educolor and #txeduchat amongst others.
3. @GwynethJones - Between tweeting about her favourite TV programmes and her dad’s new drone, Gwyneth Jones tweets about kids’ social media, sex ed, the importance of fun and more under her alias, The Daring Librarian.
4. @CraftyTeacher - Carl Sagan, Leonard Nemoy, Terry Pratchett and Lego all feature on Suffolk teacher Alison Jane’s Twitter feed. She “loves glue and paper and sparkles”.
Especially for all you sticky note lovers out there... pic.twitter.com/ByojISTjXL— Alison Jane (@CraftyTeacher) February 10, 2015
5. @creativeedtech - Ryan O'Donnell is a Social Studies teacher in Rocklin, California, and he uses the Star Wars movies to help pupils understand topics such as the Roman Empire.
7. @techlady911 - Steeping herself in both education and culture, Tess Wigginton is an English and journalism teacher who moonlights as a “grammar cop”.
8. @FlyMyGeekFlag - Lancashire-based Aussie Sarah Bedwell strives to bring fun, culture and technology into her classroom, as well as the occasional vegemite sandwich.
My year 9s are using Fakebook on @classtools to create profiles for characters from 'To Kill A Mockingbird'. This should be interesting!— Sarah Bedwell (@FlyMyGeekFlag) March 5, 2015
9. @jedikermit - Quinn Rollins isn’t on this list just because of that handle; the Salt Lake City teacher of History tweets often about exciting teaching strategies (in between movie memes).
11. @Enbrethiliel - Enbrethiliel is a great choice of follow for teachers who like passionate tweets about books - for both recommendations and analysis.
12. @danielharvey9 - Midlands teacher and rugby coach Daniel Harvey is a passionate and frequent-tweeting member of the teaching CPD community, as well as a serial TeachMeeter.
13. @NicolePonsford - TechnoTeachers founder and IMS agony aunt Nicole Ponsford is a fan of edtech, using film in the classroom and gamification.
15. @Mr_Speight - Adam Speight is a close follower of edtech, often finding creative ways to innovate his work as Kings Monkton’s head of Computer Science & E-Safety.
17. @GeekyAusTeacher - Another geeky Aussie, Sydney-based Alfina Jackson uses her refined cultural tastes to fuel her teaching and CPD work.
18. @GeoDebs - Jo Debens is another example of how teacher-geeks tend to love TeachMeets. The Pompey head of Geography tweets pedagogical resources, ideas and bon mots.
20. @lisajaneashes - Manglish author Lisa Jane Ashes excels at bringing together the worlds of Maths and English while curating for teacher-community Pedagoo.
So many ideas! Love the reading tent! pic.twitter.com/FqPPNEcv5B— Jennifer Kloczko (@jkloczko) April 3, 2015
22. @mr_crossjr - Ira Cross is about as enthusiastic as it gets, teaching tirelessly in his Columbus, Ohio school. He considers humour and fun to be vital parts of learning.
23. @jayatwood - Jay Atwood, an American-Australian living in Singapore, is a Google Certified teacher whose passion for edtech sees him collaborating with educators far and wide.
24. @TammyDunbar - “Teacher Geek is Chic!” exclaims Tammy Dunbar’s Twitter bio, and the teacher / musician’s feed is testament to this. Enthusiastic selfies are a frequent feature..
25. @CatherineKU72 - French teacher and World Language Technology consultant Catherine Ousselin is a recommended follow for those interested in edtech and language.
28. @iceblueletter - Based in Ponca City, Oklahoma, Anthony Kasgnoc is an English teacher and horror film buff. He’s a huge fan of anything that inspires the inner-writer.
29. @Urban_Teacher - ICT teacher Mark ‘Urban Teacher’ Martin is a great person to follow when it comes to technology in education and teacher CPD.
30. @TheMsOBSI - Texan Jenn Oramous is a teacher who uses platforms that pupils find relatable - movies, cartoons - to teach her Science pupils, in lessons that sound outstandingly cool.
A2: I also use cartoons to identify physics misconceptions like hanging before you fall from a cliff #tlap— Ms. Jenn Oramous (@TheMsOBSI) March 31, 2015
Which geeks would you consider a must-follow? Let us know below.