Preventing student bullying on Google+, Facebook:

08/1/2011 | Edutopia.org

Many educators are beginning to realize that social-networking tools such as Facebook and now Google+ can be used by students to create groups that include, exclude and otherwise bully their peers. In this blog post, graduate research and teaching assistant Ira Socol suggests that educators bring these tools into the classroom with forethought and care regarding how they can be used to support open learning environments, while protecting against the creation of harmful and unsafe situations for students.

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