Instagram

Why does your classroom need IG?

Why should Instagram be used in schools?


1) It’s where your students are heading.

2) You can show, not tell.

3) You can build a community.


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Benefits for Educators

1. Opportunities for professional networking

2. Idea Sharing among educators

3. Data for parent teacher conferences

4. Data for teacher evaluations


Resources taken from "Everything You Need To Know Before Teaching with Instagram."

Benefits for Classroom Use

1. Documentation of classroom activities and student progress

2. Enhance students interpersonal development

3. Use as an exit slip

4. Data collection for portfolios

5. Enhance creative learning and critical thinking skills

6. Photo essays (alternative to written words)

7. Creative outlet for sharing new learning


Resources taken from "Everything You Need To Know Before Teaching with Instagram."

A few precautions to consider....

1. Limit oversharing of information

2. Public vs. Private account

3. Turn off location services

4. Who are your "friends?"

5. BE AWARE !!!

Ways that Instagram Can Instantly Benefit You!

- gather teacher resources

- student lesson and project ideas

- professional development opportunities

- with a few #'s find educators for your #PLN