A lot of teachers today feel that since the usage of facebook is very familiar with students across the globe, it may prove to provide an upper hand in their education, if used properly. Teachers and students may become facebook friends. That way, teachers may know a lot about their students personally. The student teacher interaction which may not be plausible in the classroom may be made.
Teachers should also define rules for student use of social media and Web 2.0 in the classroom and at home. Students must understand that they are accountable for their online actions. Repercussions for misuse or inappropriate behaviour should be outlined. At Lochiel U-Connect, students must sign and abide by a computer and technology usage agreement. Harris explains, “A part of that is very.
Life is so short, and people should take the time to appreciate their true friends who are right in front of them, rather than to try to keep in touch with people that they may barely even know. If Facebook keeps on growing and continuing the way that it is, it does not look too good for meaningful friendships. It really is simple, spend more time with friends and less time on Facebook.In Norton, Mass., the school board has told teachers not to become friends with their students on Facebook and other social-networking sites, and also to avoid friendships with former students as.Why Teachers Should Not “Friend” Their Students on Facebook. October 28, 2015 by KidSafe Foundation Leave a Comment. To friend the teacher or not to friend the teacher, that is the question. The school year is right around the corner and the safety of all children is on the forefront of our minds. We think its time for all parents to think about boundaries between students and their.
On Facebook, how classroom rules do and do not apply. In real life, people don't just usually walk right up to you and ask you to be their friend. Little kids do, I guess, but adults generally see.Read More
Not surprisingly, because the Really Good Stuff company Facebook page is a public page, when some of the teachers posted their comments, their activity appeared on their own Facebook feed. If they happened to be friends with students’ parents, those individuals also saw notice of the teacher’s activity. “ Wow. There must be some really.Read More
Teachers are getting fired for their online relationships with students. While most educators behave appropriately online, there are a few who don't. And as the saying goes, one bad apple spoils.Read More
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A friend of mine who is a teacher posted photos of a drunken night out (mid week) and some of their friends made lewd comments on their wall. Cue complaint to the school from one of the parents who was also friends with teacher about possibility of being hungover in charge of children. Obviously you should not be hungover in charge of children but as a teacher you have to be very careful what.Read More
Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation’s largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact with the academic benefits of social networking. Dozens of school districts nationwide have approved social media policies. Schools in New York City and elsewhere have disciplined.Read More
Social Media Boundaries: Should teachers and students be 'friends'? (3 out of 3) Social Media Boundaries: Should teachers and students be 'friends'? (2 out of 3) Meanwhile, Stefani McNair has tried to think of a reason to let her kids and their teachers should connect via texts.Read More
Teachers use a variety of methods to keep in touch with their students, and the most popular method is email. Others set up classroom web pages or blogs to post homework assignments, project.Read More
Because of this, there is no way that teachers should friend their students. Striking a Balance. Let’s be realistic. If a teacher really wanted to prey on a student, he or she would find a way to do it regardless of this legislation. Just because someone tells you to act appropriately, it doesn’t mean you will. However, if the awareness.Read More
The same goes for teaching: reflective teachers discuss with colleagues, or their online personal learning networks on Twitter or Facebook, how they approach teaching. Some of us keep a reflective journal, or share our reflections in a blog. But how often do we ask our students to reflect on.Read More