A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has become an indispensable part of 21st century life, and now educators are finding ways to use it for educational purposes as well.

The infographic below, created by OnlineColleges.net, suggests 25 ways to use social media for education, including:

  • Communicating with students and notifying them about assignment due dates and upcoming events
  • Allowing students to communicate with each other and with the teacher to ask questions and discuss course material
  • Incorporating videos and interactive presentations in courses
  • Posting supplementary materials to add interest to the course
  • Maintaining dynamic discussions among students
  • Discovering fresh ideas for lesson plans and projects
  • Keeping up with the latest trends in education by sharing and collaborating with other professionals
  • Enabling students to present their projects and assignments to fellow students and to the public

A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media