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How to start safely using social media in the classroom

It’s a controversial topic: do you introduce social media in the classroom or ignore it? Whether you use traditional social platforms or …

7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom

Millennials live and breathe on social media, so teachers are learning how to incorporate the medium into the classroom successfully.<p>In doing so, …

5 pros and cons of social media in the classroom for educational use

Social media is such a prevalent part of modern society especially for kids and teens. In most schools phones and mobile devices have been banned …

10 tips for using social tools with students

Teachers these days are eager to meet students where they are. And where they are is online — posting on social networks, playing online games, …

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom

Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business. …

Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015

Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your …

Social Media

School Pack for Online Safety Awareness

The internet provides schools with a fantastic tool for educating pupils, communicating with others and sharing successes with the wider community. …

Internet Safety

Can Twitter open up a new space for learning, teaching and thinking?

Two academics discuss the pros and cons of using Twitter as a learning tool to encourage instinctive thinking in higher education<p>At the end of 2011, a few geeks in Sweden set up the Swedish Twitter University, which brought lectures in a series of tweets to a class of around 500 followers. It may …

9 essential social media tips for educators

Hints and strategy can help frame your school’s social media policy<p>Social media has had a major impact on education in recent years–perhaps a bigger …

Can Social Media Have a Role to Play in Managing a Successful Classroom?

This post is part of C.M Rubin’s monthly series in the Huffington post: The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs. This month …

Education Technology