Devices and apps have evolved since 2010, probably more quickly than parents' strategies for monitoring teens' digital usage and regulating teens' digital access as a form of discipline.
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September 11, 2014
September 04, 2014
A 2009 lawsuit filed by the ACLU highlighted a still-evolving legal issue: When can school administrators search students' cellphones and social media accounts?
August 31, 2014
How can we maximize the capacity of this extraordinary communication medium and attend to our ever-increasing need for empathy and compassion to endure as a human speices? While we lead the use of technology as a vehicle for communication, teaching and learning, we need to wrestle with these questions about visibility, empathy and compassion.
July 30, 2014
Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand tweeted Wednesday morning that he had stopped pursuing one unnamed recruit because of his activity on social media.
July 22, 2014
By embracing social media, schools can engage students and their community in whole new ways. In this guest blog, school leader Brad Currie provides some practical tips on how to start.
July 09, 2014
Making more effective use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools remains a challenge for most school districts and state education agencies, a new report says.
June 02, 2014
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.
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.