Generally, teachers and parents have a love-hate relationship with social media. While Facebook is great for catching up with old friends and Twitter is wonderful for checking what’s trending, teachers and parents are always worried about the ugly side of social media i.e. online addiction, cyber bullying etc.
Since social media is here to stay, why not make the best use of it. Teachers can incorporate different social media platforms in their classrooms and increase student engagement. You can read my recent blog post on 7 innovative ways to use social media in the classroom.