Where do you begin? Integrating social media into classroom instruction may seem intimidating. You may be wondering what sites to use, how and when to use them, etc. Fortunately, due to social media, you have access to a vast network of educators that have gone before you and have shared their experiences. We’ve compiled some of the best online resources from educational social networks to help guide you in getting started.
The Online College has compiled a list of 100 ways of using Facebook as a learning tool that includes projects, assignments, collaboration, and discussion.
This Live Binder by Steven Anderson (@web20classrom) covers everything an educator needs to know about Twitter–a great place to start!
This downloadable file, called the “Twitter Spectrum,” provides a visual map of classroom ideas.
This article by Felicia Young describes the way she uses Twitter to integrate writing into her math classroom.
This presentation shares ways of using Google+ in the classroom along with their advantages and disadvantages.
This article shares the top educational technology users to follow to keep up with the trends of educational technology.
This article by the TeachThought staff discusses Scoop.it! and the ways it can help to meet the Common Core State Standards.
This article will share ideas for using social media to engage with and involve parents in the school community.