What Has Been Trending This Year?


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@TeacherToolkit

In 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the 'most followed teacher on social media in the UK'. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the '500 Most Influential People in Britain' by The Sunday...
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What are the online reading habits of teachers?

With almost 14 million readers, these are the top-12 blog posts read during 2020…

Conducting social media analysis for part of my doctoral studies, one must also consider analytics when trying to determine what content is popular and the factors associated with engagement. For example, I have more readers now than I did twelve months ago, plus the number of times shared is also an influence.

  1. 5 Teaching Ideas To Bin in 2020 – published in January 2020.
  2. 46 Ideas: How to Teach Online (published in March 2020, with 109K readers)
  3. Safeguarding Pupils: Teaching Pupils Using Zoom Video
  4. An Open Letter To Teachers
  5. Using Google Classroom During A Pandemic
  6. Website Membership – launched in June 2020 – and proving very popular!
  7. Lockdown: Does More Time In School Improve Outcomes?
  8. Complex Classroom Environments
  9. 7 Good Feedback Principles
  10. Remote Learning: The Evidence
  11. The Number One Thing Teachers Should Know
  12. How The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing Education
Social media content sharing, the timing of posts and ‘mood of the teaching profession’ is a reason for popularity; it makes for interesting analysis by month into the working lives of teachers…

These blogs represent posts which have the highest engagement for content published in each month, throughout 2020.


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