"We should be teaching kids how to handle content online, how to use it appropriately at school, and giving them the tools they need to be good digital citizens, to act ethically and to protect their privacy," said Deborah Caldwell-Stone, deputy director for the American Library Association's office for intellectual freedom.
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And for both Microsoft and Google, securing agreements from states and school districts is important, not just to boost their customer base, but to establish that base with young students, who will grow up learning and working with a particular set of technology tools, becoming perhaps, loyal Microsoft or Google users.
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Elizabeth Delmatoff started a pilot social media program in her Portland, Oregon classroom, 20% of students school-wide were completing extra assignments for no credit, grades had gone up more than 50%
Although Delmatoff is adamant that there’s no way to pin her class’s increased academic success specifically to the pilot program, it’s hard to say that it didn’t play a part in the more than 50% grade increase.