How social media helps bridge the gap between home and school
18 September 2013
'Students at Saltash School are busy practising their French speaking skills as their teacher, Ben Rowe, stands at the front of the classroom armed with a smartphone. He types a message into his mobile: "Good use of vocab". A moment later the classroom computer bleeps and his feedback appears on its screen.
It might sound like a roundabout way to praise students, but Rowe's message travels wider than the classroom wall.'