Technology in School

Putting Social Media to Work For Your District

Sep 9, 2015

WHEN PREPOSITIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Social media can often be overwhelming for districts to tackle, with policies to be created, cyberbullies to monitor and scores of potential liability issues at stake. But there’s a difference between social media IN schools and social media FOR schools, according to blogger and former teacher Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano. While enforcing safe social media use in schools is certainly a challenge, it shouldn’t stop educators from sharing their stories. Tolisano offers a litany of ideas and examples of safe ways that schools can share classroom activities, goals and initiatives with parents and the local community.

Technology in School

Putting Social Media to Work For Your District

Sep 9, 2015

WHEN PREPOSITIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Social media can often be overwhelming for districts to tackle, with policies to be created, cyberbullies to monitor and scores of potential liability issues at stake. But there’s a difference between social media IN schools and social media FOR schools, according to blogger and former teacher Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano. While enforcing safe social media use in schools is certainly a challenge, it shouldn’t stop educators from sharing their stories. Tolisano offers a litany of ideas and examples of safe ways that schools can share classroom activities, goals and initiatives with parents and the local community.

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