Top 200 Education Blogs

All those interested in education’s have got you covered. From humor blogs on college life to one stop shops for school athletics to blogs all about education policy and new technologies, if there’s a good education blog out there, you can bet it made our list.

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News & Trends

  • This Week In Education
  • This blog is about all the latest education news and politics; it’s written by former journalist and Senate education staffer Alexander Russo.

  • Dangerously Irrelevant
  • Ruminations on technology, leadership, and the future of our schools, by Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D.

  • Detention Slip
  • Your daily cheat sheet for education news.

  • Inside Higher Ed
  • Discussions and articles on higher education.

  • Landmark Education News
  • A website created by Landmark Education Graduates with news about other Landmark Education Graduates and the difference they are making around the world.

  • Education State
  • This blog discusses various topic and issues in education.

  • Teacher Beat
  • Your source for the latest news and insights on teacher-related policy and politics.

  • The Gradebook
  • Your daily report on education news.

  • Educated Nation
  • News, humor, advice, and opinion on education and career, graduate school and college degrees.

  • Open Education News
  • Open Education News provides you with a daily dose of the most relevant open education news from around the world.

Teaching

  • The Top 101 Web Sites for Teachers
  • A list of the 101 best web resources for teachers and students in K-12 classrooms written by an Instructional Technology Specialist.

  • High Techpectations
  • Ideas and resources for educators, by Lucy Gray.

  • Around the Corner
  • Transforming teaching, learning and leadership through the strategic application of technology, by Miguel Guhlin.

  • Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day
  • Useful websites for teaching ELL, ESL and EFL, by Larry Ferlazzo.

  • Beyond School
  • Written by a literature and history teacher-geek, the blog aims to proved more education and less schooliness.

  • Cool Cat Teacher Blog
  • Teaching content with new tools, enthusiasm, and the belief that teaching is a noble calling!

  • Ideas and Thoughts
  • Ideas and Thoughts from an Ed Tech—relevant, authentic, engaging learning.

  • So You Want to Teach?
  • This blog strives to keep a personal atmosphere and writing style, while freely transferring practical information in meaningful and positive ways.

  • D-Ed Reckoning
  • The primary problem with K-12 education today is the problem of dead reckoning—an estimate based on little or no information. We don’t know what a good K-12 education system is because we’ve never seen one operating. A good education system is one that is capable of educating almost every child.

  • Dynamite Lesson Plan
  • Discussion on teacher motivation and inspiration. The best classroom management starts with a dynamite lesson plan.

  • Qrious: A think tank for teachers
  • Posting unconventional strategies & tools for teachers who love to learn.

  • Infinite Thinking Machine
  • The Infinite Thinking Machine (ITM) is designed to help teachers and students thrive in the 21st century.

  • I Want to Teach Forever
  • Information, inspiration and ideas to help teachers in and out of the classroom

  • Core Knowledge Blog
  • A guide to specific, shared content as outlined in the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence and the Core Knowledge Sequence (K–8) (a grade-by-grade guide to important knowledge). It’s also supported in Core Knowledge resources, including the “What Your Kindergartner – Sixth Grader Needs To Know” book series.

  • From the Trenches of Public Ed.
  • From the author of “IN THE TRENCHES: A TEACHER’S DEFENSE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION.” This blog continues the themes of that book: public schools are important, teachers’ jobs are becoming increasingly difficult, and they are doing a much better job than they are given credit for.

  • Advancing the Teaching Profession
  • President and CEO of the Center for Teaching Quality, offers his knowledge and insights about America’s efforts to build a real teaching profession..

Learning

  • The Stingy Scholar
  • A blog about all the ways you can learn or work towards an education for free online.

  • 21st Century Learning
  • Explores and creates ideas around 21st century collaborative learning and virtual learning communities, and how these communities can be used to help teachers and families become lifelong learners.

  • Kate Says
  • Kate shares her experiences going to grad school, and includes an emphasis on educating children with autism spectrum disorders.

  • Fifty-Nine Minutes
  • A teacher’s reflection of learning as a student teacher at Arapahoe.

  • Clive on Learning
  • The blog is written by a consultant with an interest in all aspects of technology-assisted learning and communication.

  • Elearnspace
  • A blog on earning, networks, knowledge, technology, and community.

  • Learnlets
  • Learnlets at the intersection of learning, organizational strategy, technology, design, and wisdom.

  • Random Walk in Learning
  • Random rumbling during our journey through the E-Learning wonderLand

Professor Blogs

  • Acadamnit
  • Dr. No, a college professor from “Ivory Tower, College Town,” vents his frustration about campus life and college in general

  • University Diaries
  • An English Professor describes university life, with an aim to change things.

  • Dankprofessor’s Weblog
  • The dankprofessor blog is devoted to the love of knowledge and to the knowledge of love.

  • Sex Ed In Higher ED
  • A college instructor teaching human sexuality rants about the dumbing down of America, the lost art of manners, grammar and (the perfect combination of both) the thank you note. Also includes random rants about life, pet peeves, and sometimes raves about favorite things.

  • The Thoughts of a Frumpy Professor
  • A blog devoted to the ramblings of a small town, middle aged college professor as he experiences life and all its strange variances.

  • Terminal Degree
  • The author of Terminal Degree writes about her experiences on the tenure track.

  • Female Science Professor
  • Musings of a female mid-career science professor at a large research university.

  • Evolutionblog
  • Written by an Associate Professor of Mathematics, this blog offers commentary on the endless dispute between evolution and creationism.

  • How the University Works
  • This blog discusses the tuition goldrush.

  • Teaching College Math
  • Information about technology and pedagogy for math courses. Posts include technology, software, and websites for online instruction and classroom use.

  • Dr. Wizard’s Advice for College Students
  • Dr. Wizard’s Advice mixes lessons on collegiate life with reflections on contemporary American pop culture – written from the perspective of a 28 year-old professor who hasn’t forgotten what it’s like to be an undergraduate.

  • Dr. Claude Mariottini – Professor of Old Testament
  • This blog is a Christian perspective on the Old Testament and Current Events from Dr. Claude Mariottini, Professor of Old Testament at Northern Baptist Seminary.

College

  • The Paper Trail
  • U.S. News Education staffers blog about all of the top headlines in college newspapers across the country.

  • Digital Ethnography
  • A Kansas State University working group led by Dr. Michael Wesch dedicated to exploring and extending the possibilities of digital ethnography.

  • The College Puzzle
  • This blog discusses the important and complex subjects of college completion, college success, student risk factors (for failing), college readiness, and academic preparation.

  • Campus Grotto
  • CampusGrotto.com is a national college news website that covers a wide range of college-related topics, including student finance, study tips, college admission, college rankings, career advice, and college life.

  • Hack College
  • HackCollege is educating the students of the world about effective, open source software, putting techno-political arguments in everyday language, and creating a cult of “Students 2.0.”

  • IvyGate
  • IvyGate is a news and gossip blog that covers the Ivy League. Founded in 2006, IvyGate is written by students and recent graduates.

  • College and Finance
  • The authors provide financial and general college advice for students and families.

  • Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
  • This blog covers defending individual rights in higher education.

  • The Pequod
  • The Pequod is about the life of an English Literature graduate student in the UK.

  • Med-Source
  • This blog provides resources for medical students.

  • College v2
  • College v2 aims to arm students with the tricks, tips, and knowledge to put them ahead of the pack.

Campus Life

  • College Candy
  • A humor blog that gives you the low-down on campus life: relationships, shortcuts, dorm life, and more.

  • Dorm Room Biz
  • Dorm Room Biz was started in December of 2005 by Chris Pund as a resource for young student entrepreneurs to learn from and gain information about launching their own business from a dorm room or similar location while in college.

  • College Fashion
  • College Fashion is a blog for stylish college girls, featuring fashion tips for students, the latest fashion trends, beauty tips, online sale updates, and style advice for 20 somethings.

  • Dorm Delicious
  • This blog offers college dorm room decorating ideas for a delicious dorm life.

  • That College Kid
  • Written by a college student in Texas, this blog covers tech tips and general college life.

  • Zen College Life
  • A wide array of topics are covered at Zen College Life, including technology, education, health, happiness, building relationships, motivation, life hacks, and good ole tips to do well in college.

  • College Startup
  • This blog teaches students how to make money from their dorm room. It’s a blog about the web, about business, about entrepreneurship, and it applies to anyone (not just college students) interested in capitalizing on the huge potential that this beautiful internet provides.

School Athletics

  • The Quad
  • The NY Times College Sports Blog, headed by 5 Times sports writers.

  • College Football Blog
  • This blog offers all the latest College Football news in one location.

  • College Football by the Numbers
  • This blog provides updated information on college football, some funny snide remarks, bowl results and hopes for a BCS makeover.

  • College Sports Blog–ESPN
  • ESPN.com’s writers and reporters contribute to the College Sports Blog, providing updates on college sports throughout the country.

  • Everything College Sports
  • The intent of the Everything College Sports Blog is to allow Ohio University students (and everyone else) interested in college athletics the chance to discuss contemporary issues in college sports.

  • Women’s Sports Blog
  • Women’s Sports Blog is a highly idiosyncratic look at the world of women’s sports, from news to personalities to politics, from an openly feminist and queer-friendly perspective.

  • College Gym Fans
  • This site was originally created to promote the sport of gymnastics at the collegiate level in the United States and to address the lack of information related to the sport. It has evolved to be the primary online news and information resource for Collegiate Gymnastics in the US.

  • Title IX Blog
  • An interdisciplinary resource for news, legal developments, commentary, and scholarship about Title IX, the federal statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded schools.

  • NCSA Athletic Scholarships and College Recruiting Blog
  • The Premier College Athletic Recruiting Organization for High School Student Athletes and College Coaches

  • College Sports Blog
  • The Dallas Morning News keeps sports fans on top of their games with this sports blog. Morning News reporters post multiple times daily.

International & Study Abroad

  • Study Abroad Blog & News
  • News and stories about study abroad experiences and international travels.

  • Found In China
  • University life in China and observations about China from beyond the Middle Kingdom.

  • Connect Australia
  • Connect Aus goal is to enable students to pursue their dreams of seeing the world and improving their education experience in Australia.

  • The Daily Kimchi–Korea Blog
  • This blog follows the lives of a Canadian couple that was previously teaching English in South Korea and living in Seoul.

  • David In Taiwan
  • A look at the life of an American ESL teacher in Taiwan who loves to travel and teach kids.

  • Randall’s ESL Blog
  • Share ideas about learning English as a second or foreign language. Study abroad, ESL programs, accent reduction, ESL study tips. Anything related to learning English and cultural understanding!

  • EFL In Japan
  • The politics, economics, education and environment of EFL in Japan.

  • Classroom Canada
  • Written by Victoria Westcott, owner of Classroom Canada and author of Guide to Teaching in London: A Survival Guide for Canadians. All about teaching in London, England.

  • Returning Home From Exile
  • This blog details the life of an English teacher at Sarah College, Dharamsala, India.

  • Anna v. Korea
  • The struggle for the heart, mind, and sometimes wallet of an American girl living and teaching in South Korea.

  • Life Across the Puddle
  • Thoughts and ideas on becoming a better ESL teacher.

  • NAFSA Blog
  • The leading professional association promoting the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States.

  • Abroad 101
  • Behind the scenes of the web’s top interactive study abroad resource.

E-Learning

  • E-Learning Queen
  • A blog about distance training and educaton, including solutions, cultural factors, and emerging technologies.

  • Stephen’s Web
  • Stephen Downes specializes in online learning, content syndication, and new media.

  • Learning and Technology
  • The author shares experiences with learning and the application of technology to the learning process.

  • E-Clippings
  • This blog is primarily about how culture and technology come together over the space we call ‘learning.

  • The Learning Circuits Blog
  • The LC Blog is a community feature of Learning Circuits. It is dedicated to sharing ideas and opinions about the state of learning and technology.

  • College Pus!–Distance Learning Blog
  • CollegePlus! is a revolutionary Christian based distance learning program helping students earn their fully accredited bachelor’s degree in a fraction of the time and cost of the traditional university system.

  • In The Middle of the Curve
  • Thoughts on new technology, eLearning, change management, and software training.

  • Online Education Blog
  • OnlineEduBlog is a specialized online education based blog which offers comprehensive reviews of online colleges and universities as well as the degree programs offered by them.

Administrators & Departments

  • Confessions of a Community College Dean
  • Dean Dad, a college dean with a background in cultural studies, discusses college politics and all other things college-related.

  • Nuts & Boalts
  • Stories from the fruits and nuts of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall).

  • Berkeley MBA Evening & Weekend
  • A blog for evening and weekend students at Berkley Haas School of Business.

  • Justice Jargon
  • Director of the Rasmussen College School of Justice Studies offers up insights and events happening in the world of criminal justice.

Technology & Innovation

  • Beth’s Thoughts on Technology in the Classroom
  • A K-12 Technology Integration Specialist (and a former science teacher) talks about how we can use new technologies to improve teaching in the classroom.

  • CogDogBlog
  • Information about instructional technology, by Alan Levine.

  • Drape’s Takes
  • Information and reviews on educational technology, by Darren Draper.

  • Free Technology for Teachers
  • A review of free technology resources and how teachers can use them. Ideas for technology integration in education.

  • Open Thinking
  • Rants & resources from an open educator.

  • Hey Jude
  • Learning in an online world.

  • The Power of Educational Technology
  • Demonstrating the power of technology to transform learning, energize communities and inspire innovative thinking.

  • Creating Lifelong Learners
  • Teaching digital literacy, closing the digital divide.

  • Generation Yes Blog
  • Thoughts about empowering students with technology.

  • 21 Apples
  • Learning in the 21st century.

  • The Edublogger
  • Tips, tricks, ideas and help with using web 2.0 technologies and edublogs.

  • Langwitches Blog: The Magic of Learning
  • Langwitches’ Blog contains thoughts, ideas and projects on my journey as a Technology Integration Facilitator and 21st Century Learning Specialist.

  • Think Like a Teacher
  • A “teacher to go” blogs about teaching, technology, and education in general.

  • iLearn Technology
  • An edublog about integrating technology into the classroom.

  • The Savvy Technologist
  • Great teaching and learning with technology.

  • Teachers Teaching Teachers
  • Searching for and discussing the most effective practices in technology, studying research, and improving our knowledge of new media by using it oursleves.

  • Makeuseof.com
  • It is a fantastic resource of all kinds of free computer resources to do practically anything you could ever want to do.

  • ESchool News
  • Technology for today’s K-20 educator.

  • Learning In a Flat World
  • Author Britt Watwood, from VCU’s Center for Teaching Excellence, blogs on online learning and using technology for learning.

Admissions & Rankings

Internet Culture

  • collegewebeditor.com
  • A comprehensive blog about the Internet, marketing, and public relations in higher education, full of tips and examples

  • Infocult
  • Information: its culture, history, and role in teaching and learning.

  • SMUG: Social Media University, Global
  • Social Media University, Global (SMUG) is a post-secondary educational institution dedicated to providing practical, hands-on training in social media to lifelong learners.

  • Studicious
  • Student organizer and social note taking tool where students can manage schedules, to-do lists, grades, notes and file.

  • Rate My Professors
  • This may not be a blog, but it’s a great resource and a lot of fun. You can rate on everything from competence to good looks, and you can check out ratings of professors from all over the country.

  • Pick a Prof
  • Check out a professor’s ratings, reviews and grade histories.

  • Absolutely Intercultural
  • A podcast and blog dealing with intercultural issues, addressing all intercultural aspects of human communicaiton.

  • Learning Now
  • Learning.now is a weblog that explores how new technology and Internet culture affect how educators teach and children learn.

  • Digital Writing, Digital Teaching
  • Integrating new literacies into the teaching of writing.

  • Full Circle
  • This blog focuses on online and offline strategies with a passionate interest in online community and collaboration.

  • Gearfire Blog
  • Gearfire is a student productivity and organization blog, bringing you tips for academic success.

  • Gradefix
  • GradeFix is the world’s most advanced homework planner. You enter how much time you have and what you need to do and GradeFix will automatically optimize your homework schedule.

  • Notecentric
  • Notecentric is a web based note taking application. Notecentric keeps your notes organized and readily available online. Your notes are always in one place, so you don’t have to worry about synchronizing them.

Education Policy

  • Schools Matter
  • A blog that examines issues in public policy and advocates a commitment to the democratic purposes of schools.

  • Hope Foundation
  • What’s working in schools: professional development for educators.

  • Brian McCall’s Economics of Education Blog
  • A blog dealing mainly in issues in education with economic overtones, plus an assortment of odds and ends in education and economics.

  • Edspresso
  • From The Center for Education Reform, this blog reports on news, commentary, and debate on education reform.

  • Democrats for Education Reform
  • The blog of s a political action committee whose mission is to encourage a more productive dialogue within the Democratic Party on the need to fundamentally reform American public education.

  • The Quick and the Ed
  • Offers in-depth analysis on the latest in education policy and research, with a focus on Education Sector’s key issue areas: Educational Choice, K–12 Accountability, Teacher Quality, and Undergraduate Education.

  • Education Policy Blog
  • A multiblog about the ways that educational foundations can inform educational policy and practice.

  • Early Ed Watch
  • Provides analysis, commentary, and reporting on early education, with a focus on policy.

  • Stories From School: Practice Meets Policy
  • Stories of how policy decisions impact learning and teaching in classrooms.

  • Education Notes Online
  • Ed Notes provides information on current issues and on organizing activities around fighting for public education in NYC and beyond.

  • Eduwonkette
  • Discussion of contentious education policy debates.

  • Change Agency
  • Exploring new concepts in reinventing education for the 21st century.

  • Intercepts
  • A listening post monitoring education and teachers’ unions.

Specialty

  • History is Elementary
  • A blog for history teachers and history lovers. If you like reading about ancient Latin texts or celebrating Constitution day, this is the blog for you

  • School Psychologist Blog Files
  • Special Education Support for Parents Created by Erin N. King, Ed.S., Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

  • Bilingual Special Ed
  • Written by a professor of Special Education, covering research, news, and policy surrounding special education and bilingual education.

  • Let’s Play Math
  • Written by a homeschool Mom, this blog is about learning, teaching, and just playing around with K-12 mathematics.

  • Inside Pre-K
  • Stories about teaching Pre-kingergarten.

  • EduPlan
  • The EduPlan Blog is run by EduPlan consulting firm and offers experienced insight into MBA school admissions and resume and career advice.

  • Teacher Beat
  • From Education Week: news and insights on teacher-related policy and politics.

  • Politics K-12
  • From Education Week:state and federal politics of education.

  • Firstpast.org
  • This blog presents examples of childrens’ stories that educate about our history.

  • Catalysts & Connections
  • This blog attempts to continue and expand dialogue of issues that relate to music education.

  • Med School Hell
  • A cynical look at medical school and medical training.

  • Class Bias In Higher Education
  • This blog is devoted to discussion of class bias in higher education.

  • The Reading Workshop
  • The Reading Workshop invites students, teachers, friends, and family to share thoughts, comments, opinions, and ideas.

Libraries & Research

  • WisBlawg
  • Practice makes perfect–it’s as simple as that.

  • Never Ending Search
  • Good ideas come at random times and having a notebook means you’ll never forget them. It will also help organize your thoughts and help you remember things by writing them down.

  • Xplanazine
  • Reading stimulates all sorts of regions of the brain and helps you become a better learner.

  • World Book Encyclopedia online
  • When you run into roadblocks, problem solving techniques can help you work through.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica online
  • By working through real-life situations, you’ll be able to more fully understand your ideas.

  • Academic Index
  • Working in groups allows you to share ideas and get ideas from others.

  • Library of Congress
  • It’s much easier to devote your time to something you enjoy. so get your head in the game!

  • Library Lovers’ LiveJournal
  • Regularly review what you’ve already done, so you don’t forget later.

  • iLibrarian
  • Find examples of your finished product, and you’ll get a better idea of what you need to accomplish.

  • ACRLog
  • Take notes, so you can remember questions and ideas later.

  • Resource Shelf
  • Working in groups allows you to share ideas and get ideas from others.

  • SciTech library Question
  • It’s much easier to devote your time to something you enjoy. so get your head in the game!

  • Research Buzz
  • Regularly review what you’ve already done, so you don’t forget later.

  • Libology Blog
  • Find examples of your finished product, and you’ll get a better idea of what you need to accomplish.

  • OttoBib
  • Take notes, so you can remember questions and ideas later.

  • Dissertation Research
  • Helpful tips on research, resources and references.

Librarian Blogs

  • Talking in the Library
  • Kansas State librarians blog about library tools and resources, as well as fun things going on in other libraries and news.

  • Library Profession
  • This is dedicated to library professionals for sharing the experiences and generating new ideas.

  • A Librarian’s Guide to Etiquette
  • The authors blog about library etiquette and policies. A polite librarian is a good librarian.

  • Library Link of the Day
  • The Library Link of the Day provides you a daily link for keeping up to date with the library profession. Destinations include the latest library news, good reads on the web, and other valuable resources that a library knowledge worker should know about.

  • 025.431: The Dewey blog
  • Everything you always wanted to know about the Dewey Decimal Classification system but were afraid to ask …

  • Law Librarian Blog
  • This blog covers all things law library-related, from tools and resources to news and bulletins, plus lighthearted fun on Fridays.

  • LISNews Librarian and Information Science News
  • Provides readers with articles, links, reviews, and interviews on the latest in library science.

  • Librarian In Black
  • A “one-stop shop”, providing all the best and latest news for tech-savvy librarians everywhere.

  • Information Wants to Be Free
  • A librarian, writer and tech geek reflecting on the profession and the tools we use to serve our patrons.

  • Library Bytes
  • Byte-size chunks of news about libraries and technologies.

  • Free Range Librarian
  • K.G. Schneider’s blog on librarianship, writing, and everything else

Miscellaneous

  • Buildings & Grounds
  • A senior writer and a senior reporter from The Chronicle of Higher Education write about what’s happening in college campus construction around the country.

  • Life After the Rubber Room
  • A New York City Assistant Principal returns to work after 165 days kept out of teaching.

  • Dr. Homeslice
  • This blog highlights teacher union happenings all around the United States, including grievances, contract negotiations, elections and strikes.

  • NAPTA
  • This blog exists to expose and prevent teacher abuse.

  • BoardBuzz
  • The blog of the National School Boards Association.

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