Facebook in the Classroom
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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 reconsider: The fact is, the majority of your students and their parents are probably already on Facebook Even when schools have a policy against being “friends” online, there are tools you can use that won’t violate policy Despite what you may hear , there are strong privacy options that you can set up so only those that you want can access your information We have an obligation as educators to model appropriate online behavior and learn right along our students
Facebook isn't just a great way for you to find old friends or learn about what's happening this weekend, it is also an incredible learning tool. Teachers can utilize Facebook for class projects, for enhancing communication, and for engaging students in a manner that might not be entirely possible in traditional classroom settings. Read on to learn how you can be using Facebook in your classroom, no matter if you are a professor, student, working online, or showing up in person for class.
Do Popular Social Networking Applications Have A Place In The Classroom? A Growing Number Of Educators Say ‘Yes’. The post, “ 100 Ways To Teach With Twitter ”, is one of the most consistently viewed article on this site. Similarly, “ Facebook As An Instructional Technology Tool ”, resulted in the 2nd most trafficked day here in 2010.