There are many success stories associated with students' use of social media, writes volunteer teacher Zachary Hayes, who shares some examples in this blog post. These include the story of a group of sixth-graders at Isaac Newton Middle School in Harlem, N.Y., using social media to raise money to build a school in Ghana. The "We Ghana Build a School" project has its own Twitter, Facebook and team fundraising accounts, Hayes notes.
Sixth-graders use social media to make a difference
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