Librarians call on schools to blend social media into curricula

03/10/2014 | School Library Journal

The implementation of the Common Core State Standards means that social media can no longer be ignored or outright banned by schools, write Frances Jacobson Harris, librarian at University Laboratory High School in Illinois, and Megan Murray Cusick, a librarian at Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School in Chicago. They write about the value and promise of social media, the need for relevant educational experiences and offer guidelines on how schools can adopt social media policies.

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