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Facebook in Education by Lisa Nielsen

This presentation features school leaders who ban & block (Anthony Orsini) as well as those who empower and prepare (Chris Lehmann and Eric Shenninger). 
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This presentation features school leaders who ban & block (Anthony Orsini) as well as those who empower and prepare (Chris Lehmann and Eric Shenninger). It also provides examples of a teacher (Erin Schoening) and students from The Science Leadership Academy who have had success using social media in education.

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Lisa Nielsen is best known as creator of The Innovative Educator blog http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.comand Transforming Education for the 21st Century learning network. Lisa is an outspoken and passionate advocate of innovative education. She is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on "Thinking Outside the Ban" and determining ways to harness the power of technology for instruction and providing a voice to educators and students. Based in New York City, Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities helping schools and districts to educate in innovative ways that will prepare students for 21st century success. Her first book, Teaching Generation Text, is set for a fall 2011 release. You can follow her on Twitter @InnovativeEdu.

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