Using Social Media to Engage Students and Foster Learning

Can Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and the likes support learning?  They most certainly can.  Social media engages students with you, their classmates, current affairs and online resources.  Below are a few links to resources with suggestions for using social media in any classroom setting.

How colleges and students us social media.
How colleges and students us social media.

Guide to Social Media in the Classroom

That’s Pinteresting! How educators use Pinterest effectively

Twitter helps students, educators enhance learning in and out of the classroom

Five-minute Film Festival: Vine and Instagram Video in the Classroom

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