- emotion is the gatekeeper to learning
- intelligence is a function of experience
- the brain stores most effectively what is meaningful from the learner’s perspective.
So.... if social networking can help teachers get to know their students....and getting to know your students = knowing what is meaningful to them (which would then lead to)... teaching meaningful "stuff," it can then be assumed students will retain more information.....
Perhaps yet another interesting thought to share with social networking naysayers.