Should homework assignments integrate social media?

01/15/2013 | Courier-Post (Camden-Cherry Hill, N.J.)

Some students in New Jersey say social media, text messages and other technology can distract them from getting their homework completed after school. Shawna Bu Shell, an educational-technology professor at Rowan University, is training more teachers to be creative when integrating social media into the curriculum. "If a teacher is good at designing homework and is willing to integrate social media, then students won't be sneaking, trying to use it," Bu Shell said.

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