Yesterday’s #edchat topic on Twitter asked how social media and mobile learning devices could improve productivity in schools. Educators from around the world chimed in to share their own social media success stories and to advocate for its use in today’s education system. Though some may still have concerns over accessibility and feasibility, most can agree: social media is here to stay.

Take a look at 10 reasons why we need social media in schools, along with some great ways to implement it effectively.