Teachers are beginning to use social networking sites to connect to their students, though many are speculating that these sites are not the best places for maintaining appropriate relationships, reports CNN. When 52-year-old Randy Turner set up a MySpace page and his students began asking to add him as a friend and sending him questions about assignments, he realized he was on to something.

“Just the very fact that I have MySpace makes them think, 'Well, maybe we can talk to this guy and open the lines of communication,” said Turner, who teaches English at South Middle School in Joplin,


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