Social media

Four things teachers can do to help young people critically navigate social media

By Luci Pangrazio

Social media is an important element of nearly every young person’s life. Many use platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook every day. But these platforms are not neutral. Platform operators are shaping the way young people use social media. In this post I look at what is happening and how teachers can help

Digital Footprint: not everyone is equal and why unis need to teach managing DF as a 21st century skill

By Rachel Buchanan

Australians are among the most digitally connected in the world and young people spend a lot of time

What Twitter offers teachers: The evidence

By Kathryn Holmes

Twitter is a revolutionary new tool for many teachers. They use it to drive their professional development and to connect with other educators. However not everyone is so enthusiastic, others see Twitter as a tedious waste of time and are not tempted to give it a go. Of course many teachers may also describe face