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New York City Schools Hoping To Use Social Media In The Classroom

| Jill Barshay | Posted 03.20.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Digital learning is one of those trendy education buzz phrases that means a lot of differe...

Teachers Gravitate To Social Networks Tailored To Educators

Education Week, Bethesda, Md. | Jason Tomassini | Posted 03.10.2013 | Education

Within the wide expanse of social networking, educators appear to be gravitating to more protected and exclusive spaces. While teachers often use suc...

Mom Sues Twitter Over Daughter's Half-Naked Photo

Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

The mother of an Oklahoma teen is suing Tulsa Public Schools, Twitter and others after a half-naked photo of her daughter was posted to the social net...

Teacher Suspended For Offensive Facebook Post

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

Rock Hill, S.C. teacher Sharon Aceta was placed on leave Friday after she posted a sarcastic and offensive statement about President Barack Obama on F...

Ohio Teacher's Post-Election Facebook Rant Calls Out Jay-Z Fans, Communists, Muslims For Obama Reelection

Posted 11.09.2012 | Education

Emotions were strong on election day as millions turned to social media to share their thoughts. Among them was a Columbus, Ohio teacher whose post on...

Teacher In Post-Election Rant: 'Die, Oklahoma'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

An Oklahoma City high school science teacher and girls' volleyball coach is apologizing for an explosive, hate-filled rant he posted on Facebook Tuesd...

Kindergarten Teacher's Awful Facebook Posts Made Parents React Like This

Posted 01.14.2013 | Education

Memphis kindergarten teacher Tameka Gatewood is on unpaid suspension pending a hearing for comments she made about her students on Facebook, WMC-TV re...

Arizona School Districts Required To Monitor Online Activity In Schools

Posted 07.02.2012 | Education

Beginning this week, school districts in Arizona are required to teach cyberbullying awareness and monitor online chats and social media in schools, i...

Benefits Of Social Media And Video Games In Classrooms

| Nick Pandolfo | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Digital blog. Social media, video games, blogs and wikis are playing increasingly importa...

Teen Victims Of Cyberbullying Fight Back In lawsuits

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN and DORIE TURNER | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

ATLANTA — When a Georgia middle school student reported to police and school officials that she had been bullied on Facebook, they told her ther...

Middle School Girls Expelled Over Facebook Jokes 'To Kill' Peers

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education

INDIANAPOLIS -- Three eighth-graders from northwest Indiana who say they were expelled after joking on Facebook about which of their classmates they w...