Privacy in the age of social media is almost an oxymoron. What’s acceptable to broadcast to each other and the world is constantly changing — and that’s especially the case in education. Check out these suggested Facebook guidelines for college …
While schools continue to figure out policies about educators’ Facebook usage, some best practices are emerging. Here are seven, involving privacy settings and relationships with students — along with plain common sense.
Is Facebook changing humanity in a more fundamental way? What kind of citizens, voters, consumers, leaders will Facebook users grow up to be?
Facebook and Twitter are very different but social utilities just the same, so there are about as many ways teachers use them as there are teachers. And their creativity is truly inspiring.
If you are one of those out there that believe that Facebook has no place in the classroom, then, well maybe this post isn’t for you. But please first take a look at just a few reasons why you should …
Facebook does many things, but boost academic performance isn’t one of them, right? Wrong. A new study suggests that social networking sites may help college students both socially and academically.
As everyone knows Facebook is virtually in everything these days, even making it’s way into college admissions. In fact 80% of America’s top colleges are using social media as a form of recruitment. Universities state that the Facebook profile is …
You can ‘drag’ your learners to a learning management system (LMS) but you can’t make them ‘drink’ in the content unless it’s engaging. The solution – could Facebook be used as an LMS?
Do Popular Social Networking Applications Have A Place In The Classroom? A Growing Number Of Educators Say ‘Yes’.
Are you trying to revisit a link a friend shared on Facebook or Twitter? If yes, then you can use a neat search engine that searches links your friends shared on Facebook and Twitter. This search engine is called Social-Search.
Where are students at night? Right, on Facebook. Most likely, their parents at least check in once or twice as well. So wouldn’t it make sense that school announcements, homework assignments, or report card notices should be on Facebook, too?
This article shows ways that they, teachers, principals and others have have found Facebook to be an effective tool in strengthening the educator / student bond.
Facebook has just finished sharing its new messaging system with the world. And while the social networking site says that “it’s not e-mail” or designed to be what many pundits wanted to call an “e-mail killer,” it represents a big
If you use Facebook you should read this guide,