Social networking, Web 2.0 can be assets to student learning

07/7/2009 | CNET

Instead of banning social-networking sites such as Facebook, educators should find ways to incorporate Web 2.0 in their classroom lessons, according to a session during the recent National Educational Computing Conference in Washington. A teacher on the panel demonstrated how a free service called Chatzy could host a real-time online discussion among students about a lesson as it is being taught.

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