Articles: Social Media

Flipped Class Method Gaining Ground

Clintondale (Mich.) Community Schools’ high school has turned the traditional school day upside-down.

Some Worry Missouri Social Media Law Went Too Far

As districts across the country debate the boundaries of social media in the class room, Missouri took an unprecedented step by passing the first statewide law banning teachers from individual communication with their students on social networks.

The Social Media Dilemma

While some districts are making the most of popular social networks, others are not choosing the "Like" button.

Social Networking as a Tool for Student and Teacher Learning

Online social networking includes much more than Facebook and Twitter. It is any online use of technology to connect people, enable them to collaborate with each other, and form virtual communities.

Professional Development 2.0

Social networking has become a quick and efficient way for K12 administrators to gain professional development.

Cybersafety In the Classroom

District leaders need to take responsibility for teaching students how to wisely navigate the Internet.

Tweeting Your Own Horn

Districts are using social networking Web sites like Twitter and Facebook to tout their accomplishments and communicate with the public.

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