Around the World in 140 Characters – A Diversity Day Proposal

Each year, we hold a Diversity Day for our students. This year’s Diversity Day is scheduled for March 17th and due to the current state of the economy, more teachers are being asked to develop workshop sessions for students rather than relying on outside resources. When asked, my thoughts turned to trying to demonstrate, via an experiment, the power of the network. How do some YouTube videos go viral? How did the rise of citizen journalism and communication tools such as Twitter, allow for the spreading of a story, such as the attacks on Mumbai? Below is the description of […]