Report finds teachers frustrated over social media bans

02/17/2012 | Toronto Sun

School policies that block social media and other digital tools in the classroom are harming teaching and learning, according to a new report by the nonprofit Media Awareness Network in Canada. The report included comments from teachers, who said they were frustrated about not being permitted to use tools such as Skype in lessons and who cited examples of ways in which technology can help students learn about online safety and digital citizenship.

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