We’re social creatures. So get on with getting social media into schools.

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(Source: http://mindshift.kqed.org/2012/01/students-want-social-media-in-schools/)

 

This is the best balanced look at the issues around using social media in schools I’ve seen yet. 

But the bottom line is simple: telling students they can’t use social media is like telling them they can’t socialize in the halls or talk during class. Social media is, well, social. We’re social. So we need, urgently, to figure out a way to make it happen. 

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