The grand opportunity of teachers on social media

There are some great opportunities for teachers on social media to open another channel of communication with their students. Here are the important points.

There are some great opportunities for teachers on social media to open another channel of communication with their students. Here are the important points.

Understandably not every teacher on social media can come up with content ideas

If our subject material isn’t as interesting as launching alcohol rockets, then it might be a little bit difficult to come up with cool videos to put on social media.

But nobody said we needed to find the exact same material concept online.

Michael Britt, a professor at Marist College in upstate New York, has found a great way to give his students further examples of what he was talking about in the classroom, as you can see here.

Britt came to the right conclusion that a marketer should go where his audience is, and therefore went on Snapchat to give his students little tidbits of information, examples and explanations of theories he talked about in the classroom.

Understanding what you should show your students as a teacher on social media should come natural to you. It’s merely another channel of communication and just as evolution has taught us, we need to evolve and adapt.

If you’re having trouble understanding what you could do as a teacher on social media, here are 15 ideas to how to use Snapchat for your school.

So get Snapping and let us know in the comments section how you are using social media to communicate with your students.

There are some great opportunities for teachers on social media to open another channel of communication with their students. Here are the important points.

Author: Shay Stibelman

Digital marketing consultant in Milan, Italy. Born in Israel, raised in Germany by Russian parents.

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