Social media savvy: The new digital divide?


“We have hands-on workshops for parents and show them how it should be used for educational purposes and digital citizenship,” wrote Jerry Blumengarten, whose Twitter handle is “cybraryman1.”

“Schools can offer open school nights for parents,” wrote Nancy Rubin. “Have students teach about technology (win-win for everyone).”

“I like this idea!” Shur tweeted in response. “This puts the students in the driver’s seat! Parents could learn a lot.”

“We must understand that the fear we feel about these new challenges is nothing like the fear we experience by being irrelevant,” Maiers concluded.

To continue the conversation online, you can use the hashtag #amedchat.

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