In today’s fast paced world, people are increasingly turning to social media for real- time information and connection. People pay with their phones, check social media for their news, and talk through text. Social media in education is a spontaneous, grass roots movement originated by teachers themselves.
We find nearly all of our sampled teachers use Pinterest and Teachers Pay Teachers to acquire or share instructional content.
80% of teachers access Pinterest at least once a month
50% of teachers access Pinterest at least once a week
Social Media, Who Cares? A Dialogue Between a Curmudgeon and a Millenial
Forthcoming in Teachers College Record
Year End Issue