Sunday, January 24, 2010

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube at School: Bane or Benefit?

A recent article at Slate by Nicholas Bramble discusses the value of social networking for learning activities in American classrooms. He argues that schools should not ban Facebook and YouTube but incorporate these sites in class assignments.

Teachers, have a look at the article and the comments below it. Then comment here, or there. What are some of your experiences in your classrooms with student internet access on their mobile phones or laptops? Harmful or helpful?

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