US educators may wonder if schools can adopt the model I'm proposing above and still be compliant with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA). Here's my answer: If you're asking "What about CIPA?", you're probably a school administrator or district official in the US, and it's a good question. In order for US schools (and libraries) to receive federal "e-rate" discounts for Internet … [Read more...] about Addendum: What about CIPA?
Not all infographics are equal. Some play it a little fast and loose with source data in the interest of grabbing eyeballs – watching out for that is a good lesson in media literacy. But this one from ASCD represents data from Pew/Internet, Project Tomorrow, National School Boards Assoc., and other credible sources. It says social media is "where students live"; "how they want to learn"; "where … [Read more...] about Picturing social media in school