GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) - Larry Fisher (Dean of Student Life at West Michigan Aviation Academy ), Heidi Cate (IES Superintendent/Special Education Director), and Anne Thorp (OAISD Instructional Technologist) have a panel discussion with Maranda about what is appropriate when it comes to the overlapping of school and social media. Different schools have different policies. For example, Anne explains with her school, the teachers and students are not allowed to be friends on any sort of social media, but Larry says that at West Michigan Aviation Academy if it has to do with business (i.e. practice schedules) it is ok.Teachers are directed on what's appropriate and what's not, and many schools are starting to use social media as a way to expand and add relevance to education.
Watch the video to see the full panel discussion, and leave your comments below!
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