Part of digital literacy that students (and any user) need to know is how persistent ANYTHING you put up on line is – because anyone can copy anything and post it anywhere. Even if the place you originally posted it takes it down, it still exists and can be retrieved. DON’T POST INFO OR IMAGES THAT CAN EMBARRASS OR ENDANGER YOU & YOUR FUTURE!
We’ve found that 60% of children’s learning in IM’s Social Learning Networks, SuperClubsPLUS and GoldStarCafe takes place outside school – and most of it in the home. Intuitive Media’s latest research initiative Learning the Family – Parental Engagement in Children’s Learning with Technology looks at how these children learn with their families at home.
Cellphones in classrooms? “The study found that students with the phones performed 25 percent better on the end-of-the-year algebra exam than did students without the devices in similar classes.” The dark underside is the almost constant monitoring by teachers to ensure no misuse by students.