“Staff reacted with shock and disbelief as they learned of the defacement of tribute pages set up to honour 12-year-old Elliott Fletcher and eight-year-old Trinity Bates.”
This is an important article to discuss with students as the defacement of these pages happened because the group was set up for anyone to join and without moderation. Education Education prevents hurt and harm as happened in this case. Of course, it doesn't change the fact that Facebook, even though it is a global company, seems to have a centralized communications structure.
Navigating the Digital Rapids is an article that Julie LIndsay and I wrote for the ISTE magazine “Learning and Leading.” Hope you'll read and share about how you can “transform yourself into a professional who researches trends, monitors technology, avoids the fear factor, and empowers student centered learning.”
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