A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

It’s so powerful, when used properly.  This checklist of 12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom now adds some interesting ideas to ones we may already be using.  “The myth about social media in the classroom is that if you use it, kids will be Tweeting, Facebooking and Snapchatting while you’re trying to teach. We still have to focus on the task at hand. Don’t mistake social media for socializing. They’re different — just as kids talking as they work in groups or talking while hanging out are different.”

via A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | Edutopia.