Saturday, November 10, 2012

What teachers should know about Facebook - courtesy of ASCD Smartbrief

  • I have posted a number of articles on facebook and  have created several facebook pages myself to for staff development.  Teachers in today's classrooms really need to think about using this medium.  The literacy demanded to use this media is different from the traditional strategies.  I encourage teachers to at least experience the medium.

  • The writer of this article offers some tips for teachers considering using Facebook in lessons or to communicate with students and others. In some cases, teachers are using Facebook groups or creating separate accounts for professional use -- rather than their personal pages -- and they are reminded to set clear guidelines for the use of social media with students. Mashable (10/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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