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Teachers get MySpace, Google training


Teachers from the San Francisco Unified School District are slated to meet Feb. 24 with representatives from Google, MySpace, CNET, YouTube, and Technorati for training on how to bring blogging, podcasting, online video, and social networking into their classrooms, NewTeeVee reports. High school students are Facebooking, MySpacing, and Twittering on their own time, but many public high schools have yet to fully incorporate teenagers’ native tools–digital media–into their classrooms. Billed as a professional development day for teachers, the event aims to change that. If successful, the model could be replicated for other cities and hosted in partnership with local technology leaders and media firms, said Brian Monahan, senior vice president and global lead for social media at Universal McCann. He’s a board member of the Bay Area Interactive Group, which is hosting the training day at media agency McCann Worldgroup in San Francisco. The event will not be streamed live, but the Bay Area Interactive Group and the school district plan to record the event and are evaluating how to offer the video of the training session for those who cannot attend…

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