[caption id="attachment_25765" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Educators need professional development to help them use digital media in their classrooms."]Educators need professional development to help them use digital media in their classrooms.[/caption]

Educators need to embrace Web 2.0 technologies in schools, but they should be given adequate professional development to ensure they learn the proper ways to engage their students through digital media, said experts at a Sept. 21 Capitol Hill briefing.

That was the general consensus of the panel members, which included representatives from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), Common Sense Media, the National Writing...

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