To some, social media is a curse, consuming valuable learning time. To others, it’s just another form of communications to be used wisely and integrated into curriculum. To understand how social media, an almost integral part of our current culture, can benefit K-12 schools and districts, the editors of eSchool News asked readers: “Name one way you use social networking in your school/district. Or, if you can’t/don’t currently use social networking, how would you like to?”
From professional development to providing real-world examples of mathematics, readers say it’s time to make the best of what can be a valuable resource for education. Here are ten of the ways they’re using social networking in their schools.
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