Daily Bookmarks 06/25/2008

  • Brief summary of research on the educational benefits of sites like MySpace and Facebook for high schoolers. Students self-report learning 21st century skills, although the study doesn’t attempt to actually measure any of that learning.

    tags: socialnetworking, education, 21stcenturyskills, research, k-12

    • When asked what they learn by using social networking sites, the students
      listed ‘technology skills’, followed by ‘creativity’, being ‘open to new or
      diverse views’ and ‘communication skills’.

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