Social Media in the Classroom: Teaching the tools at your students’ fingertips today will prepare them for what’s to come in the future.
By Lani Aquino
Visual Literacy. Using Instagram to select a single photo to capture an overall concept would transfer to so many subject areas.
People, in general, love Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and other networks, because they want to share their pictures, videos and thoughts with the world; this sort of sharing makes people feel important. When kids feel important about what they share, they, in turn, believe that what they learn is important. This is truly what 21st-century learning is about.
more on social media in education in this IMS blog