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Top 20 Tweeting Geographers

Top Twitter Hashtags for Teachers


After the success of our top 35 science tweeters post we’re heading into the sunlit halls of the umanities this week, focussing on Geography.

If you have any feedback or any others you’d like to suggest I’d love to hear it – either comment below or tweet me @creativeedu

You can find the Twitter list for these accounts here.


1) @cgeo28

Secondary School subject team leader and learning group coordinator, geography specialist starting to use ipods in class – views are my own.

2) @ecodeaco

I’m a secondary/ geography teacher in the North East of England with a keen interest in sustainability and the use of web 2.0 tools

3) @mark_howell101

Secondary teacher of geography and occasionally other hums. Based in Northants with a penchant for spending time in Devon and alpine areas.

4) @geoghunt

Chartered Geographer, Secondary School teacher, Dad and mad on Sci-Fi. Loves cycling and geocaching too!

5) @oxfordedgeog

Teach relevant and motivating geography with Oxford University Press geography resources for KS3, GCSE and A Level. Tweeted by Hayley!

6) @humangeomonster

Human Geography Specialists. Help and Advice on Human Geography. Student support and Geography blogging platform. All completely free!!

7) @rgs_ibg

Founded in 1830 to advance geographical knowledge, we are the learned society for geography & geographers. Tweets by Marc&Steve@RGS_IBG

8) @geoblogs

Alan Parkinson: Teacher, Author, Blogger – Mission:Explorer – Chartered Geographer – Have iPad will travel… Currently for hire – let’s talk :)

9) @edusum

Geography Teacher, Learner, Blue Sky Dreamer. MYSA exec. YCO. TeachMeet Peep! I’m all about hanging out in Middle School. I love my job!

10) @gceyre

Geography Teacher and undercover secret agent. (These tweets are my own personal comments not those of my employer)

11) @geogadvisor

I`m Edexcel`s Geography Subject Advisor. Email me [email protected]

12) @the_ga

UK-based subject association for geography teachers and educators. Furthering the learning and teaching of geography.

13) @robgeog

A Geography teacher and AST (with responsibility for ICT across the curriculum) – Interested in use of ICT to enhance teaching & learning

14) @hoddergeography

Updates from So-Shan Au, Commissioning Editor at Hodder Education, publisher of Geography resources for Schools. Visit Hodder Geography Nest.

15) @victoriaellis

Geographer… Tea drinker… wannabe photographer and knitter…

16) @simonrenshaw

Educator, Head of Geography + ITT/PGCE Co-ordinator, GA Secondary Phase Committee member and all round geek.

17) @tonycassidy

Educator, Geographer, Co-ordinator of Teaching and Learning,Technology Convert

18) @daviderogers

Geography. Teaching. Learning. Husband, Dad, Welshman, Adventurer, Geography Teacher. These are my own views and thoughts and not those of my employer.

19) @johnsayers

A geography teacher who is passionate about bringing tech ideas especially twitter ideas and my PLN to inspire learners. http://sayers.posterous.com

20) @anguswilson

geographer educator consultant – Community geography, expressive life and learning in a digital, connected world. Also see

21) @natgeoeducation

The mission of National Geographic Education is to teach people how to care for the planet, its resources, and its inhabitants. Follow us for extreme learning!


Plus a bonus 5 kindly suggested by @mrgeog

22) @andrewshears

@UWFox #Geography prof, studies critical env political urban tech & memory. @PhotogAmy’s husband. @WorldGeoBowl’s director. Opinions mine.

23) @APhumanGeog

Tweeting geography & education resources. Edited by APHG readers @seth_dixon (Rhode Island College prof.) & @mrshuntsclass (Louisville’s finest HS teacher).

24) @Geographile

I mostly retweet geography-related news and chat about geography.

25) @catholicgauze

A geographer who loves geography!

26) @geospatialnews

News, articles, events, and jobs relating to GIS, maps, cartography, and geography, from Caitlin Dempsey, editor of GIS Lounge.


3 responses to “Top 20 Tweeting Geographers”

  1. Avatar Sarah Jane says:

    Hi Tom!

    Thanks so much for including us in this list. We’re very honored to be followed by geography educators across the pond. While we focus primarily on U.S. primary and secondary education, we would like to expand our reach internationally as much as possible, so we appreciate any tips and finds from our friends in the U.K.

    Thanks again!

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