"What can social media do for you in your classroom? A lot, actually.
The use of social media in formal learning environments is an exciting possibility for a variety of reasons, including authenticity of learning materials, widespread availability, low cost (assuming technology to access it is in place), and other potential, including higher-level thinking possibilities, many of which we outlined in our twitter spectrum.
"The following visual takes a look at facebook, twitter, wordpress, pinterest, and YouTube (a topic we also covered recently)."
Via Jim Lerman, Donna Browne, WebTeachers, Dennis T OConnor