Listing of blogs by teachers, educators, and other commentators on the education field. There are also blogs on homeschooling, science education and other fields.
A Dinosaur of Education
Authored by James G. Fabiano, this blog offers an experienced view of modern education. Includes information about standardized testing, the No Child Left Behind Act and innovative practices such as inquiry based education.
This blog is centered on the corvergence of art, education and technology. The blog contains postings from art to uncategorized and also provides virtual handouts for blogging and netcasting workshops as well as for powerpoint workshops.
Meant for teachers and professors striving for tenure, grad students and post-doctoral job hunters, this blog is written by a consultant who deals with all those issues. Categories include how to balance work and life, dissertations, and job hunting.
And Another Thing
Contains postings on digital learning and trends in education. Written by an Australian high school English teacher, the blog collects links to a variety of educational resources. The website also has musings on how to make education inspiring using technology.
Archives Hub Blog
A blog by the Archives Hub team that features news on the activities and interests of the Hub's members. Archives Hub provides a single point of access to universities and colleges' archives in the United Kingdom and also provides training and advice on issues related to electronic cataloguing of archives.
ArchivesBlogs collects together blogs by archivists and about archives. You can find archives blogs in English, German, Spanish, French, Dutch and other languages. This free service makes it easy to stay on top of new projects and innovations in archives. You can also submit your archives blog for inclusion in the website.
A personal weblog that features commentary on the state of public education in the United States and the government's effort to reform it. This blog also features commentary on instructional technology, blogging, Web 2.0, media forms, digital rights and fair use with a touch of politics and random stuff.
This blog follows a professor through her work, her in vitro fertility treatments, her pregnancy, and finally, the birth of her daughter and return to work and everything that happened along the way.
Betty's Blog is an education blog written by a retired sixth grade teacher who shares funny stories, concerns and successful experiences about teaching. The blog also features educational resources and other educational blogs. Popular topics include Down Syndrome Students Go To College and Newly added words to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
Big Monkey, Helpy Chalk
Ethics professor writes about school, teaching, and all manner of things that have to do with his work, family, and homelife as well.
Blog of Proximal Development
This blog is a resource for teachers and others interested in learning. The blog has particularly good information on online and digital education. The website can help teachers grow their professional skills and make better use of technology.
Bright Futures Blog
Bright Futures Blog addresses matters related to children's education on all channels of education, may it be at school, at home or other alternative methods. The blog also contains posting on parenting, leadership, scholarships/grants, stress management and a lot more. The website also links you to the website of 401Kid, a community of parents, students and family members that discusses education issues and concerns with education professionals.
Provides commentary on metadata, library cataloging, classification and related topics. Librarians and library students can use this website to stay informed about new cataloging trends. Written by David Bigwood, the blog has published thousands of posts since 2002.
Offers parent resources and courses for effective parent-child interaction and early development. Blog categories include brain development, child discipline, child health, parenting, family, early academic learning and more.
A science blog that reports on fascinating peer-reviewed developments in cognitive psychology from scientists working in this field of study. This weblog is written and maintained by Dave and Greta Munger. Categories ranges from analysis to research.
College Web Editor
Displays news, tips and commentary for higher education professionals. The website also has advice on how to start and maintain a successful educational blog. If you want to know how to work in marketing and PR in higher education, then this blog is worth consulting.
Author and speaker, JoJo Tabares shares her Christian and humorous approach to communication skills. Communication FUNdamentals features the Misadventures of FIMM (Foot in Mouth Man).
Computer Science Teachers Association
This blog is based at the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) of the Association of Computing Machinery (ASM), one of the world's leading professional groups for computing professionals. The blog uses long form posts to discuss the CSTA's strategy and methods of improving the teaching of computer science.
Confessions of a Community College Dean
Written by the dean of a northeast American community college, this weblog focuses on academia, the importance of community colleges, students, and education with a foray now and then into the dean's family life.
Confessions of a Curator
Explores rare books, special collections and related topics. Written by Lynne M Thomas as Northern Illinois University, the blog mainly announces new papers and resources made available at this university archive. The website also explores the history of the book.
Covenant Home School
Mother of five, a conservative Christian, chronicles her years of homeschooling her children in Alaska.
The Cranky Professor is the blog of an American history professor that explains different aspects of academic life, the middle ages, archaeology and other stimulating subjects. The website also has a collection of links to stimulating blogs on everything from politics to art.
Creating Lifelong Learners
A blog by Mathew Needleman, a K-5 teacher, literacy coach and Apple Distinguished Educator. This weblog aims to equipt primary school teachers with practical tips and resources in teaching traditional and new media literacies, openness to different learning modalities, technology integration in curriculum with focused on podcasting and production and at the same time giving value to students and their cultures. The weblog also features posts on classroom management and professional development.
Critical Mass is a blog by Erin O'Connor that provides in depth commentary on the state of American higher education. This weblog aims to track the wrongdoings on campus, whether done by the administration, professors or students; practical or ideological; individual or collective. The weblog also features writings and book reviews by Erin O'Connor.
The Crooked Timber group blog is composed by academics and it offers some of the Web's most thought provoking commentary. You can find out about upcoming academic conferences through this website. One of the blog's particular strengths involves new thinking in history.
A community college teacher of Composition and Creative Writing puts forth her thoughts about writing, reading, and cooking. She also writes book reviews from time to time.
Dysart & Jones
Offers high quality advice to organizations interested in managing their knowledge better. The company's blog comments on Internet searching trends, academic libraries, social media and knowledge sharing.
A blog by Michael Feldstein, Principal Product Manager for Academic Enterprise Solutions for Oracle Corporation. This weblog contains commentaries focused on online learning. Categories ranges from blogging to usability and human factors. The weblog also features articles, webinars and podcasts featuring Michael from other sites.
Ed Tech Review
Ed Tech Reviews is a blog that provides reviews, tips and tools regarding education technology products including software, hardware and web resources. The weblog provides a wide range of education technology related categories that include keyboarding, online tutoring, professional development online, software review and a lot more.
EduBlog Insights is a blog by Anne Davis, an Information Systems Training specialists at the Georgia State University. This weblog serves as a place to reflect, discuss and explore possibilities for the use of weblogs in education. Categories ranges from about weblog to writing. The first post dates back around April of 2003 and tackled XPlana’s Interview with Peter Ford.
Educated Nation provides commentary from a variety of perspectives for an in depth look at colleges, universities and higher education. This weblog provides news, humor, advice and opinion on education and career and also on graduate schools and college degrees.
Deals with the topics which matter to current and aspiring educators, including sections for math, reading, and special education teachers, as well as a section for school administrators.
A blog authored and maintained by Andrew Rotherham, co-founder and co-director of education sector, this blog provides education news, analysis and commentary. The weblog also features links to websites that provides education news and commentary as well as to policy and political blogs, edureading, education blogs, resources and organization.
Edwize is an education blog sponsored by the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and acts as a community for members, public education advocates and others. This weblog features commentary on public education and labor issues.
The Equus is a website that has information on equine (horse) vocations and education opportunities. The website has recently profiles equine researchers, work in the horse racing industry, using horses in Christian ministry and much more. The website is also an interesting place to learn about the social importance of horses.
Stay informed about the latest developments in scientific research. If you've ever wondered what research scientists think about and how modern science is practiced, then this blog is well worth a visit. Though many of the posts are technical in nature, there are many posts accessible to a general readership as well.
Golden Swamp is an education weblog authored and maintained by Judy Breck that provides educational resources and information about mobile learning. This weblog is dedicated to giving in depth information, news and commentary regarding educational online materials. Categories include book ideas applied to education, open content, subject samplers, Wi-Fi, mobile and obiquitous computing.
Teaches how to create a fulfilling educational experience for your children at home and the target audience is anybody interested in improving their home education techniques – recent posts have covered math education and how to encourage creativity.
The Hanging Together blog explores the field of information – everything from libraries to archives to museums. Composed by staff at the OCLC, this website is a useful resource for finding out about the latest developments in information institutions. Librarians, archivists and other professionals will find this website of interest.
Heart of Wisdom Blog
The blog of Heart of Wisdom Publishing describes the publishing efforts of this company dedicated to supplying the home school market. The blog explains how to create a fulfilling Christian home school experience. This is also a great place to learn what the home school movement is all about.
A weblog by Dana Huff that discusses issues and ideas regarding English education and technology. This weblog also features Dana's books such as A Question of Honor. Recent posts include Copyright and Fair Use, More Than Texts, BookCast and others.
Ideas and Thoughts
An education and learning blog authored by Dean Shareski, the Digital Learning Consultant in the Prairie South School Division in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. You can find an archive of Dean's presentations here such as social software, publishing and digital design.
In the Spotlight
In the Spotlight is the official blog of the Northwestern University Library. This weblog provides news, the latest updates, events as well as information on the library services and the latest addition to the library's collections.
The InfoPeople Project seeks to develop the professional skills of librarians. The website has a large archive of webcasts, workshops and webinars that have explored everything from advanced web search tools to building leadership skills and digital preservation. You can also request training from Info People here.
Integrated Learning Platform
Expounds upon scholarship in America, details about grants and scholarships, and the quality of education and educational programs.
Iterating toward openness
A weblog by David Wiley that features posts centered on open education, higher education, instructional technology, intellectual property law and anything that might interest the author.
Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day
Provides selected resources on innovations in learning and education. Edited by Jane Hart, you can learn about new search tools, memory tools, and jobs in e-learning. The blog has been active since April 2006, with daily posts on e-learning.
This blog comments on home school resources and education. The blog also addresses the special challenge of delivering home education to special needs children. The website also covers new approaches to rethink a Christian approach to home education.
Ken's Technology, Education and Knowledge (TEK) is an academic blog that explores new ways to use technology to support education. Recent posts have explored how cell phones can be used in the classroom, team building, and ways of using Web 2.0 technologies in class.
Contains resources for professionals in this field and observations on how knowledge is created and shared. You can find knowledge management (KM) podcasts here and find out about KM tools as well. The blog also has a good selection of links to other KM resources.
Liberal Education Today
Liberal Education Today is a blog focused on the convergence of technology and liberal education. The website contains a vast number of posts on a wide range of topics that includes communications, information literacy, pedagogy, project management and a lot more.
This library blog collects together new articles and other information on libraries, politics and culture. The website has plenty of links to book reviews, reports on library politics and upcoming library publications. The website also has a wealth of links you can use.
Living the Scientific Life
A science blog by a female evolutionary biologist/ornithologist and freelance science and nature writer. This weblog contains posts on a wide range of topics that include art, biology, birding, feminism, humor, paleontology, politics, virology, zoonoses and a lot more.
Machine Learning (Theory)
This research blog explores the development of machine learning and learning theory. Several authors contribute to the blog including John Langford, Drew Bagnell, Sanjoy Dasgupta, Hal Daume and Alex Gray. The blog has also explored information theory, universal learning and prediction theory.
An educational blog dedicated to providing news, information and other resources to Malaysian students. This weblog by a group of Malaysian students provides tips on scoring 1A in SPM subjects, SPM and SPTM examinations, contains information on JPA scholarship interview and Kuok Foundation Undergraduate Award interview and also features personal experiences in local public university application, university life and valuable student thoughts.
MorningStar's Home Education News
Offers commentary on home schooling. Written by Mimi Rothschild, the blog explores how to make home schooling engaging and interesting. Also teaches how to network, find good online courses, and how to incorporate modern politics in the classroom.
Mr. Avery's Classroom Blog
This weblog sent out by a fourth grade class in Massachusetts has a large number of biographies as well as other topics.
My College Guide Blog
Provides information about entering college, including how to choose a school, choosing a major, college applications, and financial aid.
OCLC Research is one of America's best resources for research in the library sector. Recent research reports can be found here. You can also find out about new grants available to support researchers interested in learning more about the American library and information environment.
Ohio University Libraries News
The Ohio University Libraries News weblog provides the latest news and updates regarding the libraries and features upcoming events, additional and present exhibits and collections as well as new library acquisitions. The weblog also provides information about the libraries' resources and services and also contains posts about people and friends of the libraries.
A personal weblog by Ole H. Nielsen features posts based on his daily readings of earth science news. This weblog is meant to be a resource for scientific facts and information on the areas of earth science, particularly on geology.
A weblog that tracks the changes and follows the trends toward open education. This weblog features the latest news and other posts centered on education. The weblog also contains articles about copyright law and intellectual property, distance learning and equal opportunity. The weblog also discusses the impact of multimedia contents and gives emphasis on the use of various technologies for teaching and learning.
Open Thinking and Pedagogy
A personal and professional blog by Dr. Alec Couros, a professor of educational technology and media. This weblog provides commentary and resources related to teaching and learninig, dmocratic media, critical media literacy, digital citizenship, openness and social justice.
OSU Admissions Blog
This weblog, published by the Oregon State University provides admission information for future students. The weblog contains information on topics from admissions to undergraduate students.
The Blog of the Oxford University Press (OUP) is a great place to learn about the activities of one of the world's leading academic publishers. The blog covers all of OUP's main subjects including economics, history, leisure, literature, reference, religion and science.
Patch of Puddles
A personal weblog by a homeschooling family that shares their experiences with regards to home education. Follow one mom's adventure in home educating three small girls following different learning materials in a bizzare yet fulfilling mixture.
The Pedablogue website explores the scholarship of teaching by Michael Arnzen. You can learn how blogs can be used in teaching, how the form of the essay serves educational goals and other methods. The blog also has an ongoing series called student outcomes that shows how students have fared after college.
The official blog of the Public Library Association that aims to improve its members' learning experiences through publication of local, regional and national library initiatives and by holding relevant events. The weblog also gives access to the American Library Association and to the Public Library Association websites.
This education blog is written by Chris Lehmann, Principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a school based in Philadelphia. Educators interested in new approaches to the classroom and supporting their colleagues will find this website particularly useful. The blog also explores new ways of making education better.
A precalculus blog by students and for students. This weblog contains posts on mathematics especially on the area of precalculus. Posts include probability, logarithms, trigonometry, symmetry as well as basic math to general math.
Princeton University Press Blog
Contains commentary, articles, and interviews from Princeton University Press authors as well as reviews of biographies and other genres.
The Quantum Pontiff is a science focused blog written by a theoretical physicist Dave Bacon, a professor at the University of Washington. If you're interested in the quantum world, then you'll find this blog to be of interest. The blog also covers mathematics, education, computer science and biology.
Resources and Search Tips
This blog at Moraine Valley Community College is a web resource that brings attention to resources to help students get the best information to support their learning.
The website of the Saint Cloud State University Department of Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Science. One of the blogs most interesting features is the "Naked Eye Objects" feature – it described which space objects can be seen from Saint Cloud with the naked eye. The website also tracks astronomy news articles.
SLA-TSG st U of T
This Canadian student library blog is a resource for students interested in special libraries and information services. One of the blog's best features is the professional profile services which has profiles of staff at places like the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
Explores travel, mathematics, computing and learning. One of the blog's recurring features is the Friday math movie which shows how math is used in everyday situations including designing bass guitars.
This blog seeks to be a resource for librarians and information professionals interested in improving their services and keeping track of new information services.
Steve Spangler Blog
This blog provides advice to teachers of science and how to make science fun. Spangler is best known for the Mentos geyser experiment, the website also has plenty of information on how to make science interesting to students. You can also find videos of engaging science experiments here.
Presents discussions about science and history and contains materials mainly related to university subjects which are studied by students. Also provides digital downloads of music, movies, and study materials.
Tame the Web
Library blog written by Michael Stephens, PhD. It is a place to learn about new technologies and how these can impact libraries, information professionals and society generally. You can also access the author's presentations through this website.
Provides information on evidence-based teaching methods to help students with academic difficulties or disabilities. Teachers can use this website to improve their professional skills and find new ways to teach their most challenging students. The website also tracks useful education websites around the Web.
Created in order to help teachers to teach Colonial American history. It shares resources as well as information about products and effective teaching methods in order to assist in inspiring students.
This website is a collection of the high quality blog posts on teaching in higher education. The blog posts here have covered teaching in Second Life, reacting to teaching evaluations and the challenge of teaching writing. The last carnival was posted in March 2007.
An educational weblog authored and maintained by Gene Roche, the Academic Information System directir at the College of William and Mary. This weblog provides the latest news and updates regarding education technology with a little commentary on the side. The website also features short takes on online research community, NMC media survey and naming your kid null. Recent posts include new tools for political scholars, It's the Network Stupid and Yammering Away.
Ten Thousand Year Blog
Explores the challenge of digital archiving. You can learn about efforts to digitize important historic collections here. The website also reports on new studies that look at digital preservation policies in various countries around the world.
The Creativity Workshop Blog
The Creativity Workshop blog explains the benefits of exploring creative thinking, improving and nurturing creativity skills in teachers, professionals, artists, and writers to work more efficiently in their respective professions.
The L Files
Provides information for library services at Bond University in Australia. The blog mainly has announcements on upcoming library displays and books. Bond University students can also use this website to find out about new databases and other resources acquired by the library.
The Little Professor
An English professor at a state university in New York blogs about just about anything having to do with the Victorian Era.
The Phonics Plus Five Blog
Dr. Marion Blank's weblog covering the Phonics Plus Five reading method, tip for parents and teachers on learning to read and write, as well as thoughts on education.
This blog features articles on critical thinking and study skills, grounded in cognitive research, to help teens succeed in school, career, and life.
This blog is devoted to exploring new educational environments, e-learning and openness. You can use this blog to learn more about learning management systems, blogging, educational technology, wikis and Trey Martindale's educational experiences.
Education blog for tutors, parents, students, and teachers contains discussions about trends in schooling, the problem of bullying, and the benefits of parental involvement in education.
UMass Online Blog
This educational blog is your source for information on what's happening at the University of Massachusetts' online program. Through this weblog, you can learn how to earn an online degree through this large state university. The website also keeps track of emerging technology that can improve learning.
Walt at Random Blog
The Walt at Random Blog is a library blog that comments on many different issues, literary and political. With archives dating back to 2005, the blog frequently comments on copyright, "censorware" , the RLG and the OCLC. You can also find posts about literary classics on this blog.
This educational weblog is written by an author Will Richardson. The site shows how blogs, wikis, podcasts and other Web technologies can be used to improve learning. You can also view the videos of Richardson speaking on educational issues here.
Western Kentucky University Libraries Blog
The Western Kentucky University Libraries Blog chronicles all the latest projects and exhibits at this leading academic library. The blog is also a great place to learn about the latest student life at Western Kentucky University. You can also learn about academic research tools here.
White Group Mathematics
Caters to the GCE H2 mathematics A level standard. Advice, recommendations, question locker with 200 fully worked problems and much more awaits the learner.
WVU Library News
A long-running weblog published by the West Virginia University that provides the latest news, upcoming activities/events and other updates regarding the WVU's libraries. The weblog also has access to the libraries newsletter's current and back issues.