Thursday, March 1, 2012

Illinois Elementary School Begins To Use Social Media In Its Classroom

Michelle Manchir writes in McClatchy (3/1, 37K) that a growing number of students at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois are beginning to use social media and technology such as Twitter, YouTube, iPads, netbooks and laptops in the classroom. David Vinca of eSpark, a Chicago-based group, said, "Kids actually want to use the technologies, and if we make them education tools, we have kind of a win-win."

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