Facebook can be an excellent resource for teachers of the English language! Did you know there are Facebook pages solely dedicated to English teachers? In this article, we list and review some of our favorite Facebook pages for English Teachers. To view and “like” these pages, click on the links provided. One tip before we start: Don’t just “like” these pages! Become an avid user and interact with others. Share posts, leave comments, and reply to comments left by others. Most of all, have fun! Facebook is a great way to meet and interact with an entirely new community of teachers from all over the world!
1. Teaching English – British Council
Teaching English – British Council is just one of the fabulous pages offered by the British Council to accompany their website Teaching English. Teaching English – British Council regularly posts about resources and classroom skills, ELT events, and the British culture. This is a fantastic resource for all English teachers, especially those who teach British English.
Grammarly is a great tool for any educator! This page accompanies www.Grammarly.com, a tool used for proofreading writing and checking for plagiarism. “Like” this page for fun grammar tips and lively discussions!
3. Teaching Resources
The Teaching Resources Facebook page was created by retired teacher, Laura Candler, to share advice and ready-to-use classroom resources. It accompanies her fantastic website and blog. Laura’s resources are useful for all types of teachers! Make sure you “like” Laura’s page for teaching tips, advice from other teachers, and amazing free resources from Laura’s ever-growing collection! Topics include Literature Circles, Learning Centers, Classroom Management, and academic subject areas such as math, literacy, science, and social studies.
4. Real English
Michale Marzio, a Real English team leader, moderates the Real EnglishFacebook page. This fabulous page is for students and teachers of the English language. It accompanies the resourceful website of the same name. Fans of Real English will enjoy the variety of resources provided on this page! There, you will find tips, exercises, advice, lessons, and information for English teachers and students!
5. Rachel’s English
If you need pronunciation videos for American English, Rachel’s English is your one-stop shop! Rachel is an experienced ESL teacher who creates and shares excellent how-to videos covering various topics in American English pronunciation. She has posted tons of free videos for her fans! These videos are super helpful and easy to understand! You can easily share the videos in your classroom or watch them yourself to better understand how to help your students improve their accent and pronunciation.
6. Teaching Ideas
Mark Warner, the creator of Teaching Ideas, wants to make your job a little easier. As a fan of his page, you will receive links to thousands of creative lesson ideas, activities, videos, and resources to use in your classroom. These free resources are contributed by teachers around the world and cover many topics and subject areas, including classroom management.
7. Songs for Teaching
Music is a great way to teach content in any classroom! It is fun and is an effective memory aid. Songs for Teaching offers thousands of children’s songs, lyrics, sound clips, and teaching suggestions.
8. Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages(TESOL), Inc.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Inc is the Facebook page that accompaniestesol.org. This is a professional organization for English language teachers, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. TESOL’s mission is to ensure excellence in English language teaching to speakers of other languages.
9. Teacher’s Pet
Teacher’s Pet aims to provide “everything a teacher could need, all under one roof!” They have a fantastic collection of display resources, teaching aids, games, tips, projects, and activities that they regularly share with their Facebook fans.
10. Language Teaching Professionals
Language Teaching Professionals was established by David Paul to support the professional development of language teachers. Fans of this page will see regular posts regarding research, articles, and developments in language education and educational psychology. Posts also include teaching tips, educational videos, and links to fantastic resources!
This is a must “like” for every teacher! In their own words, TED is nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading! They have an extensive collection of talks by people from all over the world, covering all sorts of topics! And all of their videos are free! What’s not to like about that? Fans of this page will have TED Talks delivered directly to their Facebook news feed. Further your professional development with TED talks and share them with your students!
12. Grammar Girl
Mignon Fogarty, the creator and host of Grammar Girl, is the author of several books about grammar and writing. Grammar Girl‘s witty Facebook page provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing! She writes easy-to-understand explanations that you can use in the classroom to explain complex grammar rules to your students.
13. Teachers with a Sense of Humor
Teaching can be a stressful job! Sometimes, we just need to laugh! That is why we’ve included pages 13 and 14 on this list. Teachers with a Sense of Humor is the perfect page for teachers with a sense of humor! The moderators and fans regularly post humorous teaching jokes, cartoons, pictures, and even the occasional funny student error!
14. English Jokes
English Jokes is a great place to find cartoons and jokes about the English language and life in general! Visit their page whenever you are in need of a little laughter. Remember, laughter is the best medicine!
15. Really Learn English
And, of course, you must not forget the Facebook page for Really Learn English! It is THE resource for English teachers and learners around the world!