You’ll know that (a) social media is everywhere and (b) it can be extraordinarily useful for teachers. Yet with only 26% of US teachers using Twitter, for example, there’s an industry-wide reticence to use social media in the classroom.
To help teachers navigate this ever-changing landscape of social media tools, here are some of the best guides on the web for four popular networks — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.
A great list of articles showing the benefits of using social media in education.
The power of connected learning expands the classroom to infinity and beyond, but students still need a teacher’s guidance.