[tweetmeme source=”librarianbyday” only_single=false]From Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning:
That’s the question the White House posed to the public this week. The government is using social networks to solicit feedback.
As part of its focus on making government more transparent, participatory and collaborative, the White House blog yesterday posed a question to the public about 21st-century education. Answers can be submitted via any one of a variety of social networks:
From The White House Asks:
At WhiteHouse.gov we’re always looking for new ways to engage with citizens, whether it’s through a live video chat with a policy expert or an Open for Questions event with the President. As an extension of the Administration’s commitment to making government more collaborative and participatory, we’re trying something new this week. The White House will pose a question to our more than 480,000 fans on Facebook, 1.7 million followers on Twitter and 30,000 group members on LinkedIn. Later in the week, we’ll highlight some of the most interesting responses on the White House blog.
As part of this week’s “Education in Focus” series, the White House asks:
What does a 21st century education mean to you?