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Social networking at schools, not a bad move

Posted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:51 am | Updated: 2:01 pm, Tue Jun 4, 2013.

As technology increases and Internet access is available on everything from a computer to a smart tablet like an iPad and even on cell phones, it’s important that schools keep up with the technology and make a niche for themselves on the social networking sites.

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    • ePsyche posted at 8:06 am on Thu, Mar 1, 2012.

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      It is a bad move. Students are becoming simply users of technology and not innovators/creators. Technology should be used to reinforce the learning. The focus should be on the subject. For example, if Algebra or functions is being studied, teachers could reinforce the learning by incorporating computer programming (functions) and having students create their own video games.

      The teachers should initiate the dialogue with the technology team and not the other way around.