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Social Networking In Schools: Educators Debate The Merits Of Technology In Classrooms

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In this digital world, opportunities for education are available like never before. Though teachers using online tools are empowering students take part in their education, they may also expose them to inappropriate material, sexual predators, and bullying and harassment by peers.

Social Networking In Schools: Educators Debate The Merits Of Technology In Classrooms.

As the debate over the role technology and social networking play in the classroom continues, proponents on both sides are fighting to find a balance between the importance of innovation and the safety of students. Though there are risks associated with encouraging students to use social networking sites, proponents argue the potential for opportunity outweigh the costs. As solutions that satisfy both sides continue to develop, online education resources may pave the way for growth in America’s schools.

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Posted by on September 17, 2011 in education, teaching, tools2.0

 

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