Using social media in the classroom can be a slippery slope to some teachers. Some teachers are harnessing the power and high student 'buy in' of social media to facilitate learning in their classrooms. Others spend their time fighting against it. Can social media be a benefit to student learning? Edutopia and @coolcatteacher have compiled a list of 12 ways you can use social media to create authentic learning opportunities in your classroom. Click on the image below to explore new ways to hook kids into learning with social media.