Social media can be scary for schools—and sometimes for good reason. But today’s students thrive in collaborative, social environments and providing them with an educational network for learning can increase achievement.
As schools seek to create collaborative learning environments, it’s essential that they do it safely and within an environment focused on education. (Nobody wants a lawsuit. Or worse.) A safe, monitored network of teachers and learners can lead to all the benefits of collaborative learning without the worries that social networking can bring.