These writer’s guidelines are designed to lead you through the process we use to guide you in the process of publishing with EdNews Daily. We accept academic articles and op-eds. We are flexible with these guidelines.

About EdNews Daily:

EdNews Daily (Education News Daily), founded and designed by Robyn Shulman in 2011, is an online education magazine that publishes pieces for and from teachers, parents, students, higher education institutions, startups and education technology specialists. Our audience ranges from Pre-K through higher education. We focus on 21st-century education, digital citizenship, education technology, and share global resources. Also, we work with and interview some of the most innovative thought-leaders, teachers, professors, and startup founders in the field. We build education bridges through our media interviews, articles, and op-eds. Our mission is to share information and resources through stories that benefit students, parents and teachers. Finally, we run a teacher support group on Facebook (The Educators Exchange) and a LinkedIn group for ESL/Bilingual professionals. We stream through various sites include, but not limited to: LinkedIn, Bebee,  EdTechUpdate, E-Learning Feeds, EdCast and more.

Robyn Shulman, M.Ed., our founder, is a certified elementary educator in Illinois. She has taught various grade levels and launched the first graduate advising program for National-Louis University, supporting over 2,500 teachers. In 2011, she founded EdNews Daily in hopes to shine a light on the great work happening in the education ecosystem. In addition, she is an education thought-leader for LinkedIn and writes for the Huffington Post. She is a certified teacher in the state of Illinois. She holds an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, with concentrations in ESL, Language Arts and Social Science.

What do we want?
We work hard to give the best, most detailed and up-to-date accounts of emerging education trends, issues and ideas. We want education success stories, recommendations, strategies, and op-eds. We are looking for good writing and good ideas, intelligently presented, aimed at our audience of K-12 school districts, higher learning institutions, teachers, school board members, parents, superintendents, and other administrators. We will cover just about every educational topic, with special emphasis on higher education, technology and emerging trends.

First Steps
We feature two kinds of writers at EdNews Daily. One is the professional writer or journalist who researches and writes articles that are objective and present different viewpoints. The other kind of writer is a teacher, administrator, educational technologist, startup enthusiast, or professor who writes about what’s going on in a local school, district, higher education institution or community. We feature writers from all around the world. We also invite writers who are hot on the scene with new technological ideas and innovators in education. We are also traditional and love to hear from pioneers in education. If you’re a professional writer or journalist, please send us a pitch. Although we do not provide payment at this time, you may include a bio, photo and link to your site(s). If you’re a school board member, administrator, teacher, or professor please send us your stories of success! What we want from you is your experience, expertise, knowledge and strategies.

Before submitting a pitch, please read some of our articles
Check to see what subjects we’ve covered. Read the articles for subject matter, style, tone, and length. Our readers are teachers, higher education administrators, deans, university professors, university presidents, students, startups, edtech companies, parents and K-12 districts. Please focus your article on how your subject might interest or add value to their professional and personal lives.

Be specific
Provide facts, figures, and examples. Our readers love infographics. Write from personal experience. We love personal stories of success in education.

Expect to be edited
We edit all work prior to publication.

After You write
When preparing your article, please follow the guidelines below:

        • Only original and new content (no double posts from other sites). Please note, we run our articles through copyscape
        • Send as a word attachment or through email
        • 1,500-2,000 words (flexible)
        • Check for spelling and grammar errors
        • Bio, link to site and photo (optional)

Acceptance and Publication
We will acknowledge your article, edit it and contact you once it is published. Please note, articles may be edited for SEO purposes.

Your article will also be published and/or shared through the following publications (we reach over 1 million viewers per month):

  • LinkedIn (Robyn is an education/edtech thought leader specifically for education and education technology). She currently has over 42,000 followers
  • EdTechUpdate (20,000 subscribers)
  • E-Learning Feeds
  • Edcast
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Bebee
  • We may publish your article on Huffington Post

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