There is no doubt that social media for students is now one of the most influential sources of news and opinion in the world. Many of us can’t go through the morning without checking Facebook updates, or Twitter feeds a couple of times. Some celebrate this development and the freedom of expression that comes with it. Others talk about the evils of social media on society and the hidden dangers on seemingly harmless sites.
The debate becomes more heated when we speak of the influence of social media in the classroom. There is a divide between those that want to see all phones put away at the start of the class and those that want to utilize social media as a learning tool. So, which side is right?… Continue Reading