NGPF Flash Survey Results: How Do Finance Teachers Use Social Media?
While most of your students LOVE social media, educators have mixed feelings about its place in the professional workplace.
Now, with data in hand, here's a quick summary of the results:
- Over half (53%) of respondents indicate that they use social media to find teaching resources and to follow professional organizations
- Facebook is the most used platform for educators using social media for professional use, with Twitter following in second place
- Educators overwhelming report that they'd like to see more resources for their classrooms (82%) and resources that increase their knowledge of content (72%) via social media
For those who do NOT use social media professionally:
For those who DO use social media professionally:
How often do you use each platform for professional use?
About the Author
After graduating with an education degree and spending 7 years in an elementary classroom, Laura made the switch to the non-profit world and loves interacting with students, educators and business professionals across the country. She is passionate about all students having access to high quality education and views personal finance education as one way to ‘level the playing field’. When Laura is not locating or creating high quality educational resources, you can find her mountain biking or searching for the best ramen in town!
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