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Six Ways to Use Social Media in the Classroom

Social media has swept schools across the nation, enabling educators and students to learn like never before. describes six ways schools can use social media in the classroom. Tips vary from using social media accounts for professional development opportunities to opening up parent communication and more.

"Social media can be a valuable classroom tool, but it is one that must be used carefully," the article said. "It's probably not a good idea for teachers and students to become friends on Facebook or Instagram, and it isn't smart to tweet a message that mentions how much you really, really don't want to deal with students on Monday. But with that said, social media has a ton of potential for students, teachers, administrators and parents. When used wisely, it can have a great impact."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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