Does social networking hurt student grades?

October 2009
American Teacher;Oct/Nov2009, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p3
The author discusses the impact of online social networking on student grades. She believes that social networking limits the growth of vocabulary skills among students. She asserts that Internet communications have come dangerously close to replacing actual social interactions. The author concludes that social networking is a major distraction with no viable benefit to students.


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