Social media and the networks providing these services are continuously gaining popularity towards students, but not towards their teachers. Based from the new study conducted from the University of Phoenix’s College of Education, about 87% of K-12 teachers have not integrated or planned to utilize social media networks in classroom trainings. Ike Smith, a North Carolina Educator said that high school teacher seem to be struggling with their efforts on how they can use and integrate social media into their old practices of teaching.
Smith added that during high school, one layer from which anxiety may arise from is because students are more likely on the social media platform that teachers may be planning to use. Smith is a former teacher in high school who is now the Director of Instructional Support Services for Watauga County Schools.
Source: US News