By Chris Casal + Lisa Nielsen
Cross posted at http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com
Innovative educators know first hand that social media like Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Instagram can be a powerful tool for teaching, learning, leading, and strengthening the home-school connection. In many cases though, others may need to be brought on board. Especially when parents are expressing concerns and unsure of how a platform can be used successfully.
It is the job of innovative educators to ensure parents, colleagues, and administrators know how to embrace the power of social media and also how to address their concerns.
Here are suggestions for parents, teachers, and administrators in schools embracing social media.