Friday, September 4, 2009

Teachers need to educate students on how to use social media

Students are using Web sites such as MySpace and Facebook for "informal learning," according to Larry Magid, an Internet safety advocate who encourages teachers to build on that interest by using social-networking sites in their formal classroom lessons. In this blog post, he writes that it's also important to teach students how to behave properly on those sites and be good digital citizens.

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