A Completely Updated Social Media Cheat-Sheet For Teachers

by TeachThought Staff

What can social media do for you in your classroom? A lot, actually.

The use of social media in formal learning environments is an exciting possibility for a variety of reasons, including authenticity of learning materials, widespread availability, low cost (assuming technology to access it is in place), and other potential, including higher-level thinking possibilities, many of which we outlined in our twitter spectrum.

The following visual takes a look at facebook, twitter, wordpress, pinterest, and YouTube (a topic we also covered recently).

A Completely Updated Social Media Cheat-Sheet For Teachers

 

Platform: Snapchat

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Platform: facebook

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Platform: instagram

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Platform: twitter

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Platform: YouTube

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Platform: Quora

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Comments or suggestions below? How do you use social media in your classroom?