Michelle Fernane

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Michelle Fernane
Posted over 1 year ago
Should social media be taught in school?
Tax dollars to pay for computer use, absolutely! If students have access to technology it opens up a vast amount of information. Social media is ONE tool students can use for interaction and collaborative learning. If use of social media can spark interest in learning I'm all for it. Someone said "Education is not the filling of buckets , but the lighting of a fire." Students today seem to lack passion and a desire for learning. Why did that happen? If social media, despite it's dangers, can recreate that spark, why not? And don't say it is a waste of tax dollars, because tax dollars are wasted on so many other USELESS things. Money is never wasted when it's for the purpose of educating our children.
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Michelle Fernane
Posted over 1 year ago
Should social media be taught in school?
Will an hour lesson have enough of an impact? I think parents and schools need to be a team in teaching kids the do and don'ts of internet use, especially social media. But we have to remember the technology divide as well. Many kids have parents who just aren't up to speed with technology. It takes a village.