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Cool Links: Don't Tell Your Parents--Schools Embrace MySpace

Posted Apr 19, 2007
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Here's a cool link to an article on Wired.com. Briefly, it starts: "... as part of a wider trend toward less top-down teaching, [some schools] are putting tools like MySpace, Bebo and Facebook on the curriculum -- and teachers are saying: 'Thanks for the add.'" The main focus is the open-source social networking software Elgg, developed at the University of Brighton in England, which "has been designed specifically with academic uses in mind."

Click HERE to read Robert Andrews' article "Don't Tell Your Parents--Schools Embrace MySpace" at Wired.com.


 
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