5 Things to Remember
When using Social Media in instructional Activities
Social media provides a way to break down those usual four walls of a classroom to bring a larger, global perspective for the students."- Kathy Cook
2. Teach Responsibility
Many students don't realize the life long commitment of clicking the "send" button. Teaching the importance of technology responsibility can nip any future problems students may have.
3. Research Social Media Platforms
While there are many options out there, each one has different advantages and disadvantages. While Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are common known platforms for enhancing communication and student activity, there are other options that provide a more controlled environment.
4. Asses the Learning Environment
Examining the classroom can provide teachers the information needed determine which social media tool will be most successful with their students.