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Should Schools Use Social Networks for Instruction?

December 5, 2011

Excerpt from the article:

My school is scared of Facebook, and I know it’s not alone. It’s blocked on all of the computers, and for good reason, too. Facebook use at school brings up concerns over privacy, as well as concerns that students would just waste their time on Facebook instead of using school computers constructively.

I’m not saying that those concerns aren’t valid. But instead of running away from Facebook, I think we should be running toward it, and embracing its power and potential.

Read the whole artice on edweek.org

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