A study, Creating and Connecting: Research and Guidelines on Online Social — and Educational — Networking, conducted by the National School Boards Association explores who uses social networking sites, and how and why they use them. The study also compares responses by students, parents, and school officials related to online safety. Some of the study’s most interesting findings about participation in social networking are:
This report raises several questions in my mind:
What are your thoughts on the use of social networking sites in the classroom?