Schools Must Foster Conversations About Students & Digital Devices – From Patrick Larkin

EdTechTeacher, EdWeek

This post originally appeared on Reinventing K-12 Learning, Patrick’s Education Week blog. With most school leaders looking to add more web-enabled devices to their schools and classrooms, they are all but certain to get questions from parents within these communities who will raise concerns about the fact that their students will be dealing with more […]

Beyond Blocking: Social Media Schools – From Patrick Larkin & Beth Holland on Edudemic


This post first appeared on Edudemic. Social media pervades all aspects of modern society, particularly with the rapid influx of mobile devices. If used in meaningful and appropriate ways, it can transform a student’s learning experience, improve communication with parents and community members, as well as support professional growth. However, teachers and administrators also confront […]