by Lidija Kralj
Expert Educator Columnist, Croatia
Social networks are important part of our lives and lives of our students. Last few years we witnessed that social networks have no intentions to disappear and that we can’t banned them from schools effectively. So let’s embrace them and convert them into powerful tool for learning and teaching.
Social networks are risky because lots of students share too much data about themselves, their friend and family and without thinking post naughty messages or even spread hate speech. We have three important topics we have to integrate in our use of social networks in education: protect students’ data, warn students about oversharing and prevent cyberbullying.
All of mentioned were reasons I decide to give a chance to Yammer as safe learning environment. In Croatia we have great opportunity since Office 365, including Yammer is freely available to all teachers and students…
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