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30 #STEM-ducators to follow on Twitter

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Article originally published on 26th August 2015 Article originally published on 26th August 2015

This is a list of 30 recommended STEM-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_Speight - Kings Monkton School’s head of Computer Science Adam Speight is a tech-loving e-safety officer with a real thirst (and eye) for innovation, and is based in Cardiff.

2. @MissDtheTeacher - Danielle Myburgh, aka Miss D, teaches Maths and Science, blogs and shares resources from New Zealand. She is the host and founder of the thriving #edchatNZ.  

3. @reshanrichards - A New Jersey Maths teacher and author, Dr Reshan Richards is chief learning officer at Explain Everything. His feed is full of collaborative adventures with other educators.

4. @EvaHartell - Scandinavian STEM innovator Eva Hartell is wild about AFL, and has recently been championing Jon Andrews’ Flip The System. She tweets in both English and her native Swedish.

5. @MissBsResources - Still in the first years of her career and already making a storm in teaching, Maths lead practitioner and Numeracy coordinator Danielle Bartram is creator of the immensely popular Miss B’s Resources.

6. @Nathanashman - Blackburn-based lead teacher in New Technologies Nathan Ashman's love of collaboration extends to international trips (see #ADE2015) and recording iPad tutorials for his fellow educators.

7. @elearninglaura - Berkhamsted Girls’ School’s head of e-learning, Laura Knight of Aylesbury is a languages and ICT teacher. She dispenses wisdom via her blog, ELEARNING LAURA.

8. @LifeOfChemistry - With a Twitter page currently featuring the piercing glare of Heisenberg, Scott Franklin is a Chemistry teacher based in Christchurch.

9. @MissWhiteMaths - Hannah White is a Maths teacher, TeachFirst participant and #mathschat contributor. She’s based in Somerset and blogs via Miss White Maths.

10. @gstew2 - Jackson, Mississippi’s George Stewart II is a Science teacher with a palpable zeal for education, community and mixing the two. Founder of the GS2 Project.

11. @stemnetwork - Currently under the watchful eye of Beaker, Connecticuter Jim Forde’s feed is full of ideas, tips and conversations regarding his role as a STEM teacher.

12. @drewburrett - Physics teacher (and “accidental football coach”) Drew Burrett is based in Ayrshire and blogs about the likes of eclipses, radioactivity and CERN.

13. @wjenkins63 - Wayne Jenkins is a Secondary school deputy head and Science teacher based in Cornwall, with a passion for getting the right Science education to all.

14. @Ajarn_Adam - Bangkok-based British Biology teacher Adam Bodley concentrates on inspiring his EAL students with edtech, innovative exercises and collaborative projects.

15. @MissNorledge - The brains behind Miss Norledge's Maths Site, Miss Norledge is tackling a summer blog challenge, wherein she reflects and looks forward with enthusiasm and humour.

16. @michaelmohamm11 - Torontonian teacher Michael Mohammed is focused on boosting innovation in STEM (notably Maths) and Literacy, and is big on inspirational tweets.

17. @ICTEvangelist - We were chastised for not including Mark Anderson on our ‘edu-geeks’ list. The Bristol-based edtech leader is one of the most active names in education.

18. @i_heart_science - Aussie Sarah Jones isn’t kidding when she says that she hearts Science; her feed and website are full of thoroughly fascinating ideas and stories.

19. @davidwees - Maths teacher and Science lover David Wees uses his bustling Twitter feed to promote, share and seek out various education resources, tips and collaborations.

20. @teknojimmy - With 44 years of teaching under his belt, Jim Baker is using his pedagogic arsenal to fight for pupils’ right to the best education possible.

21. @Textilesteacher - Blackburn’s Rachel Coles is a DT teacher currently working on an MA in Teaching & Professional Enquiry. Her feed reflects a fun, passionate, driven attitude.

22. @ladybridgeDT - Philip Cotton is a Product Design teacher and one of the main authorities on 3D printing in UK education, concentrating on showing his peers what the technology can do.

23. @jbeaupre424 - Boston Science teacher Jacqueline Beaupré combines love of life (beekeeping, movies, games) with a total passion for teaching, tweeting often about the wonders of the natural world.

24. @mrthomson - Drew Thomson is an associate assistant head, head of Science and a Physics teacher at Rickmansworth School, and was a champion at the 2015 Pearson Teaching Awards.

25. @KhatriMath - A Maths teacher based in New York, Ms Khatri is an enthusiastic collaborator, participating in the likes of #msmathchat and #TMC15, who shares inspiration with fervour.

26. @hegartymaths - Londoner Colin Hegarty is a Maths advanced skills teacher, sharing ideas via his website / YouTube channel and promoting organic use of edtech.

27. @trysomeicytea - Raspberry Pi certified educator and Primary ICT teacher Philip Nottingham is big on collaboration and sharing his innovative pedagogic ideas.

28. @hrogerson - Helen Rogerson is head of Science at Gloucestershire’s Westonbirt School. Her passion for the subject has created a feed frequently updated with compelling, fun, inspiring content.

29. @TheJimMcClain - Jim McClain is an Indianan Maths teacher and creator of comic Solution Squad, a an innovative source of edutainment that gives pupils a fun way to access the subject.

30. @grahamandre - Most keep tools in their shed, but Graham Andre keeps Mathematics in his. Such resources are just one part of his animated Twitter feed.

Which STEM-oriented educators would you recommend? Let us know in the comments!

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