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#NCSS14: Social Media as Inquiry Tool

An interesting conversation that I joined late. Members of the NCSS Technology Community are working to develop policy and recommendations that they will deliver to the NCSS Board of Directors.

It’s an important conversation that I wish we could spend more time with this topic. Very interesting topic.

And it’s not just whether or not we use tools, it’s the actual use of the tools. As Dr. Joe O’Brien said,

Leaving the house without your phone is like leaving the house without your pants.

Tech, especially social media, is literally becoming something we wear and that is part of who we are. What impact does social media have on society? On politics? On economics? On advertising?

We need to be teaching kids this content. Because this sort of content will probably more important than when Lincoln was elected.

FInd resources here.

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  1. Reblogged this on 14Edges' Blog and commented:
    Lovely choice of words

    November 22, 2014

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