If you want to run for office, run a business, or have a say in how your school is run you better be savvy in the use of social media. If you are, you not only have an opinion, you have a voice. A voice that matters and can make a difference. Unfortunately, more and more policymakers are putting restrictions on teachers and students when it comes to communicating online and in the end this hurts not only educators, but also our children.
If you didn't see the article, it is here.
School big rips teacher Facebook ‘ban’
That article was written as a result of my comments in this article.
Less than ‘friends’ - Teachers told: Stay offline with students
If you want to read more about why I believe teachers and students interacting shouldn't result in everyone panicking, you can view what I've written about Facebook in education, by clicking here.