Is teaching about social media a good use of resources?

12/6/2013 | KQED.org

In some California schools, educators are taking steps to teach students about social media and topics such as cyberbullying. However, others argue that social media lessons should take a back seat to other priorities such as the Common Core State Standards, given schools' already-limited resources. "It would be very difficult for schools trying to keep up with Instagram, Facebook, all of the apps that exist out there that are essentially market driven," said Dennis Kelly, president of the United Educators of San Francisco.

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