Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal recently signed a law that prohibits K-12 schools from requiring student-athletes to fork over access to their social-media accounts.
All Blog Posts With social media Tag or Category
June 02, 2014
May 21, 2014
At the Education Writers Association conference, two reporters describe how Twitter has become invaluable for covering the schools.
May 05, 2014
A great video example of how teachers and students are using Autism Expressed. It answers the question, "Who is is this program designed for?"
April 16, 2014
Districts are encouraged to incorporate strategies for responding to suicidal threats made on social media into their crisis-response plans.
April 04, 2014
Administrators of a national website that is the go-to source for information and advice about boycotting state assessments say the site has been hacked.
March 25, 2014
A Detroit education nonprofit partners with a national school-ratings website to provide parents more in-depth information about the city's schools.
March 20, 2014
In 2010 associate professor Christopher Emdin started a weekly Twitter chat called #HipHopEd to discuss the intersection of hip-hop and education. It has become an international education movement.
March 19, 2014
Recognizing that "a video library probably won't change practice," Pat Wasley set out to make Teaching Channel (Tch) an interactive community. The former dean of the University of Washington College of Education turned edupreneur took over the Oakland nonprofit two years ago.
March 11, 2014
Students at Los Alamitos High School, in Calif., rounded up their teachers this month and had them read mean tweets about themselves as part of a TV production project.
March 10, 2014
Recruiters are not just looking at your resume anymore, they're checking out your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn pages. What kind of things do you post and how is that making a difference in your job-future?