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School Principals' Practices on Social-Networking Sites
A recent report from edWeb.net, School Principals and Social Networking in Education: Practices, Policies, and Realities in 2010, shows how involved principals are in social-networking sites vs. teachers and librarians and how they see such sites working to improve schools.
Principals Were Less Likely Than Teachers or Librarians to Have a Social Network
Question: Social networks are growing rapidly in popularity. Are you currently a member of or have you ever joined a social-networking website like Facebook, MySpace, Ning, LinkedIn, or one of the social-networking websites created for educators (e.g., We Are Teachers, edWeb.net, etc.)?
An Overview of Principal Awareness of Social-Networking Websites
Vol. 04, Issue 01, Page 16Published in Print: October 20, 2010, as School Principals' Practices on Social-Networking Sites
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