CAPLeD Top Tip: Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas #yam

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This is a useful article from Edutopia which aims to provide you with enough guidance to get you up and going in the classroom with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest

“Although students are evermore connected to the social web, many of these networks remain out-of-class digital playgrounds where students congregate. In a 2014 survey of 1,000 teachers, just one in five said they use social media regularly with students.

Of course, it can be a challenge to incorporate social media into lessons. There are many gray areas for teachers to navigate, like setting guidelines, accessibility at school, and student safety. But to help teachers navigate this ever-changing landscape of social media tools, here are some of the best guides on the web for four popular networks, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.“

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