Scottish school adopts social media curriculum

12/27/2012 | Drum (Glasgow, Scotland), The

A school in Scotland is teaching students about the libel risks associated with social media websites, such as Twitter and Facebook. Educators said the lessons -- included in the personal, social, health and economic section of the national curriculum -- focus on the ways in which students are using social networking websites and the potential problems they might experience. "Students need to know that whatever they say may just come back to bite them," said Carol Manley, a senior teacher.

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