An interesting article on harnessing the power of social media for good. Perhaps this has relevance to our work in classrooms.
I’m sitting in class and I feel really bad for my professor. No one’s paying attention to him.
I look around and everyone’s either got a phone in their hand or a laptop open. And I promise you, no one’s taking notes.
Statuses are being updated, pictures are being posted, and I’m sure that at least five people are on Twitter.
Okay, fine. Maybe we should be paying a little more attention.
I hear it all the time, when I talk about Gen Y, that we’re addicted to social media.
Gen Y… addicted to social media…can’t put their phones down.
But is it really?
I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m addicted to social media. I know that one of these days I’m going to leave my phone on my bed and I’m going to head into work and that day is going to be terrible…
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