Social Networking Gone Wrong

This is the other side of intertwined Education and technology. Story about a teacher who was undergoing some major psychological stress from dealing with some particularly unruly students. Our increasingly plugged-in society and classrooms leave room for, and in some cases encourages, students to be otherwise engaged when they should be concentrating on the lesson. The victim and other students used their mobile phones to coordinate their efforts to antagonize the assailant. The teacher snapped and attacked the student with a dumbbell. It’s one of those worst case scenarios that is nightmarish for Administrators and often can result in drastic knee-jerk reactions. I.E.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/education/10092626.stm

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