Are you on TikTok yet? Although it may seem like an app just for kids, there’s actually an amazing community of teachers on it who share tips, advice, and hilarious everyday moments. Here are 10 teachers putting out fun, encouraging and relatable content who are worth a follow.
thatnewteacher’s TikToks are fun, relatable and oh-so-hilarious! A video of her getting her class’ attention with a cheer got over 7 million views, and we can see why. How many of you who are teachers and parents can relate to this?
Mr. Papetti’s a Math teacher whose hilarious, down-to-earth TikToks are sure to make any student more enthusiastic about Math. His love for Math really comes through in his TikToks, which feature Math puns, everyday teacher humor, and Pi day celebrations.
Hands up if you’ve faced a situation like this with your students on Zoom:
theogfantasticallyfourth is a 4th Grade teacher who shares tons of tips on engaging and motivating students in the classroom. That’s right, who would’ve thought you’d find teaching tips and tricks on TikTok? She also has an Instagram where she shares even more tips and ideas.
teachingontables’s energy is infectious, and her students clearly think so too. She’s got great songs and ideas on engaging kids, including a catchy song on the multiplication tables:
heyashleyg is a teacher from Texas with a TON of technology tips and tricks for teachers! Her love for colour, beautiful fonts and fun designs is great if you need some inspiration and ideas for livening up your teaching materials.
thatcrazyteacher calls herself the “CEO of #TeacherTipTuesday”, and she’s right! She posts a mix of tips for teachers as well as funny, relatable teacher moments. Check out her tips for bulletin boards:
the_mrskelly is another Math teacher who puts the fun in Math. We love how accurately she’s captured the feeling of pure joy when all your students submit their work:
Hey PE teachers, have you ever felt left out during distance learning? You’re not alone!
We love mrs_rahlf’s infectious energy and enthusiasm! She’s got teacher parodies, fun dances, and shares life with her two cute toddlers.
P.S. Did this happen to any of you in the first week of distance learning?
Mrs Pope is a librarian who seems like she could make any kid excited about reading! She shares her infectious love for reading and fun ideas on encouraging kids to read more:
Bonus: Having a teacher as a mum
With quarantine and distance learning, many families are finding out for the first time what the teachers in their lives actually do in the classroom, which is resulting in lots of cuteness:
Have we convinced you to download TikTok and explore the teacher community on it? Or if you’re already on TikTok, who do you think we should add to our list?