Social Media for Educators


Social Media is becoming a large part of Education. We list out articles below that cover the role of social media in education and investigate methods you can use to incorporate social networks into the instructional process and use these platforms as a learning app.   Social Media has many uses in education, from recruitment to providing educational technology resources  to your students you just need to implement a strategy for incorporating social media into your educational software. If you plan out your social media strategy then you will start to reap many of the advantages of social media in education. Your students will gain more benefit from your efforts and you will be able to justify expenses with measurable results. This area provides information on how to build your strategy.

Some Educators do not believe in the effectiveness of social media and that is because they miss planning for the measuring in the beginning. Make sure you can give yourself a grade on your social media efforts.

Role of Social Media in Education

In some instances, educational institutions will not devote the resources to social media needed for it to produce effective results. As a result, many administrators will say social media is not worth the time. This is just not true a well thought out and executed strategy can not only bring in additional students to a college, it can also increase engagement with the ones already enrolled. These topics provide insight into how to set up and effective social media strategy and get the most return on your investment.

Professional Social Media

  We write a lot about using social media in education on this blog, but we have not talked much about professional social media. If you think about it, professional social media should be the future of most students as they get ready to embark on their career. You want to show your best side […]

Social Media Effects on Students

Many educators are becoming concerned about the effects social media may have on students who spend a lot of time on social media. There is likely a good reason. Social Media can be a significant time waster. Students can wind up spending all their time perusing Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, or mostly YouTube and it can eat […]

Impact of Social Media on Education

In today’s world of connected learning, the impact of social media on education is becoming a driving factor.  The world is getting smaller, and through the use of technology such as social media, the way we deliver instruction is changing. The technology referred to here really transpires just social media technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat. […]