Though social media is at the forefront of technology strategies in the effort to close the digital divide, many educators fail to find the benefit in platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and MeWe. On the other hand, for many educators, social media has become the “go-to” resource, now that face-to-face communication is decreasing and social media is becoming the popular platform for keeping audiences engaged and informed. Social media has the potential of giving educational leaders the opportunity of communicating with multiple users simultaneously. Since students, parents, faculty, and educational stakeholders are using social media; this makes it an excellent avenue for receiving the most current trends in education (Corrigan & Roberson, 2015). The purpose of this paper is to provide educational leaders with possible social media resources to expand their geographical communication among other educational leaders and their stakeholders. According to Davis (2015), ignoring social media as a tool in the world of education is like dismissing the ISTE Standards.
Johnson-Holder, Ashley and Bethea-Hampton, Terrie
"Educational Leaders, Professional Learning Communities, and Social Media,"
Journal of Research Initiatives: Vol. 4:
3, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol4/iss3/2
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