Social media’s popularity means educators have a number of avenues to develop their professional learning networks and learn from one another.

Blogging gives educators a platform to share best practices, pose questions to their peers, and explore new ideas about teaching and learning.

Here, we’ve gathered 9 blogs that focus on technology integration, instructional technology, school leadership, and pedagogy. If you have a favorite blog that isn’t on this list, use the comment section below to let us know.

1. The Innovative Educator
Lisa Nielsen became a public school educator to help change the school experience for students. She does this by finding and sharing innovative ways to prepare students for relevant and real-world success. Among other things, this means ensuring educators and students have a voice in conversations, issues, and policies that affect them.

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About the Author:

Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura