I ran into this article while researching social media in the classroom. It looks at Skype for learning a foreign language, as well as Twitter and mobile phones for student communication.
I think that finding ways to use this technology in a productive manner is critical. Not only does it develop the empathy attitude from A Whole New Mind, but it is essential to enhancing students’ sense of Symphony.
Students will be inundated in their lifetimes with information and technology. It is crucial to their success that they be able to sift through the noise and find patterns that are important. I think the technology outlined in this article is a good start.Share