This Edutopia article provides great insight and links for how teachers might consider integrating technology, and more specifically social media platforms such as Twitter, into their classrooms and lesson planning.
Yesterday I came across a very useful page on Edudemic that has aggregated, summarized, and linked several teacher guides on how to effectively combine technology and learning. The guide topics range from social media platforms such as Twitter to more general subjects like Keeping Students Safe Online.
If the idea of education is to prepare students for constructive adulthood, educators then need to learn how to properly integrate technology into curriculum so that students develop skills that are applicable in today’s fast-moving world.
Educational researcher Dr. Sugata Mitra briefly touches on this topic: