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6 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for ELA Teachers

November 27, 2015

Twitter has become a powerful resource for teachers looking for ideas and inspiration. There are so many educational Twitter accounts and it can be hard to know where to start. English Language Arts teachers can use this list of Twitter accounts to learn about online resources, find lesson plans and connect with likeminded educators. It’s a go to resource, and I’m constantly checking in to see what other educators are chatting about.

On this blog I shared some favorites around social media best practices. This includes a course and book you might want to check out as you dive into Twitter. Getting started may seem daunting but I’ve created a list of the a few accounts you’re want to add to your list as you decide who to follow.

Here are a few must-follow Twitter accounts for ELA teachers:

NCTE The National Council of Teachers of English has a Twitter feed that shares events and resources. Their tweets include reminders for live chats and links to articles on reading instruction.

Reading Rainbow Reading Rainbow’s Twitter feed includes plenty of ideas for teachers. They share favorite books for read alouds students will love.

ReadWorks  Tweets from ReadWorks include links to short reading passages for K-12 students. Teachers will find resources for lesson plans too.

Teachability Teachability shares links to blog posts that are very relevant to ELA teachers. You’ll also learn about upcoming events including free webinars.

Newsela The Newsela Twitter feed is full of links to current events articles that students will love. The folks at Newsela share paired passages and relevant new stories that are accessible for kids.

TED-Ed TED-Ed shares short video clips for teachers and students. This is a great Twitter feed for gathering ideas and inspiration.

Do you have a favorite Twitter account? Share in the comments below!

This post was originally published on Teachability’s blog – view the original.

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