Strengthening Digital Literacy Skills in Michigan with Facebook

Digital Promise

As the partnership manager of the Facebook Community Boost grant in Michigan, Celena serves as a thought partner and resource developer to partner organizations across the state. How did Grand Circus become involved with the Facebook Community Boost partnership?

40 Facebook Groups for Educators

Shake Up Learning

The post 40 Facebook Groups for Educators appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Like many people, I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. But I have found a gold mine in Facebook groups for educators. Below are 40 Facebook Groups for Educators.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook. Today he reflects on the implications for educators and how he’s talking about the Cambridge Analytica scandal with other educators. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators.

Facebook Mentorship Program Supports Educators

techlearning

Members of groups using this feature can offer or find support

Can Companies Like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap?

Tom Murray

This past weekend I was searching for a particular feature inside the Facebook app while on my cell phone. Can Companies like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap? When districts design their plans for home access, and companies such as Facebook rise to the challenge, kids win.

In the News: Schools Should Delete Facebook

Doug Levin

Schools Choose Not to Delete Facebook Despite Data-Privacy Worries.” Education Week. A school district page or group gives Facebook “another data point” on the users who visit it, said Doug Levin, the founder and president of EdTech Strategies, LLC. Some districts also have Facebook trackers on their district sites, which could give Facebook further access to the online activities of people in the school community. As quoted in: Schwartz, Sarah.

10 Effective Ways To Engage Pupils Through Facebook

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook is the most popular social network in the world. My students love Facebook, so I wanted to find ways to tap in to this to engage them in learning. Here’s 10 ways to use Facebook in the classroom: 1) Use it to begin a biography of a historical character.

Stop Copying and Pasting Messages on Facebook

Teacher Tech

Educate Yourself and Don’t Share Fake News Recently, Lisa Nielson shared a public service announcement on Facebook. The post Stop Copying and Pasting Messages on Facebook appeared first on Teacher Tech. She asked that you not share, or repost, information that you have not verified as being true and/or information that is not from a verified source. Sign of the Times? This is the current reality, adults copying and […].

The Top 5 Ways to Use Facebook in Your Classroom

TeacherCast

You will find most of today’s young generation on Facebook. A lot of teachers, administrators and directors will debate that this is not a good platform for education because it may involve improper communication or content. Create a Facebook Group for Your Class. Tweet.

Using Facebook ‘Live’ In The Classroom Is A New, Exciting Learning Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook Live allows you to stream live video to a Facebook Page or Group. It has such great potential for use in schools to support education and share learning. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed.

Using Facebook ‘Live’ In The Classroom Is A New, Exciting Learning Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook Live allows you to stream live video to a Facebook Page or Group. It has such great potential for use in schools to support education and share learning. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed.

I Saw it on Facebook! Focusing School Communities on Literacy with Social Media

CUE

In my neck of the woods, the people are on Facebook , which means so am I, and I am one thumbs-upping gal. I use Facebook to communicate, collaborate, and celebrate with the wider community. I heavily promote participation in both of these events on Facebook. The jury is in.

In the News: Potential K-12 Fallout From Facebook’s Crisis of Trust

Doug Levin

Privacy Experts Assess Potential K-12 Fallout From Facebook’s Crisis of Trust.” Education Week. “We’ve seen schools and districts use Facebook as a primary method of communication,” said Doug Levin, the founder and president of EdTech Strategies, LLC. Although Facebook is offered for free, he cautioned that it comes at a price. Blog In the News News ad tracking Education Week Facebook social networking Tracking: EDU

Why I'm Not Leaving Facebook & You Shouldn't Either

techlearning

You've seen the dramatic posts of friends who are bidding Facebook adieu because Facebook knows too much or it’s too depressing or, on and on. I won't be one of those leaving Facebook, unless something better comes along. My Facebook privacy settings Targeted ads Yes.

Join the New Facebook Education Group!

EdTechnocation.com

There's a brand spankin' new Facebook Education Group and a revitalized Facebook Education page! Want to be a part of a fast growing community of educators asking important questions, sharing resources, and having great conversations around the education field?

Facebook creates free education tools

eSchool News

Social networking giant joins other tech firms offering education resources. Impressed by the learning environment at Summit Public Schools, Facebook said Thursday that the social network teamed up with the charter school network to revamp an online education tool.

Facebook Mentorship Program Helps Educators, Parents, and More

The Innovative Educator

Innovative Educators will be excited to learn that Facebook has a mentorship program available to people within select groups with a focus on parenting, professional, or personal development.

The drama of Facebook

Learning with 'e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. Facebook is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored. One social anthropologist in particular might have had a great deal to say about the Facebook effect.

A Must Read Facebook Guide for Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 19, 2015 Admittedly, the use of Facebook in education is a contentious topic that raises a lot of controversy and debate among educators. facebook tips Some view it as irrelevant social media platform to be.read more.

Facebook Launches Courses to Help Adult Learners Skill Up

Edsurge

In its latest move in the education space, Facebook has launched career development courses geared toward adult learners looking to get a foothold in the digital economy. And in June 2018, Facebook announced plans to partner with 20 community colleges to offer training in digital marketing to students. Saliu says Facebook now wants to expand its educational reach beyond supporting business owners, to help potential future employees at these places obtain the skills they need.

The Real Way to Avoid Hearing from the Same 26 Facebook Friends

techlearning

Innovative educators are generally good fact checkers and don't fall for chain social posts like the one making its rounds about seeing the same 26 people on Facebook. 6) Discover Pages Facebook will suggest to you pages you may want to follow.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media is a great way to connect, share, learn and communicate with other educators and with students and parents. Facebook is one social network that schools and teachers use with their students, when it isn''t blocked by the school filtering software! Our school district has a Facebook page, but blocks Facebook on the school network. There are a lot of great ways to use Facebook in the classroom and here are 100 Ways Teachers Can Use Facebook in the Classroom.

2 Tips to Connect with More Families on Facebook

techlearning

More and more educators and schools are using Facebook to connect with families. However, they might not be connecting with as many families as possible if they are not ensuring they are posting inclusive content.

Why you should still use Facebook ads for enrollment marketing

Hubbli

If are involved in enrollment marketing, and have been paying attention to the news over the past year, you may have seen some headlines about the largest social network, Facebook, that might make you think twice about using the platform, either personally, or as an advertising strategy. Here are some facts: Facebook has got into trouble by breaching its users’ privacy. Download some quick copywriting tips for Facebook enrollment marketing ads.

Facebook for Professional Learning

EdTechSandyK

Are you also leveraging Facebook for your professional learning? Many of the educators and educational organizations you follow through Twitter or on blogs are also maintaining pages on Facebook. ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education).

Can Facebook’s founder get full service education right?

The Christensen Institute

The effort builds on a number of investments that the couple has made to improve education in the Bay Area and beyond. In our current education system, that’s often easier said than done. education system faces is that society is asking it to deliver breakthrough academic results for the highest need students, but in a world in which we still don’t understand the precise solutions that can drive these outcomes.

Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! Join our Facebook Group! Looking to connect and learn with like-minded educators? I created this group to fulfill a request from the Shake Up Learning readers, and to connect better with teachers and educators.

Facebook Commits $15 Million to Code.org

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan The money will fund programs aimed at increasing gender and racial diversity in computer science education. Classroom Curriculum Funding Management

An Innovative Educator’s Guide to Facebook Privacy Settings

techlearning

Like it or not, at this point in time Facebook is the winner when it comes to social learning communities. An Innovative Educators Guide to Privacy Settings 1) Get real Use your real name. Social places like facebook are for real people with real names.

Using Facebook Stories in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

” This is certainly true of the Stories feature on social media—made popular by Snapchat—which has recently been implemented by Facebook. On Facebook, users now can post updates that are only visible to other users for 24 hours , at which point they’re gone forever (or so it seems).

Your Facebook Privacy is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Friends'.

EdTechSandyK

Social networking is a great way to share our lives and keep in touch with friends, but it''s important that we all keep ourselves educated on how our settings work and only share information about privacy that is accurate. Don''t you want your Facebook friends to see these things?

‘Dear Mr. Zuckerberg’: Students Take Summit Learning Protests Directly to Facebook Chief

Edsurge

On Thursday, hoping to send a stronger message, they took it all the way to the top, with a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. This program grew out of Summit Public Schools, a network of 11 charter schools based in California and Washington, and soon caught the eye of Facebook, which lent engineers to help build the software. Below is the full text of the email the students sent to Facebook’s chief executive. Education Technology Student Voice Community

Facebook’s Latest Higher Ed Push Part of Broader Trend

Edsurge

Facebook is teaming up with community colleges as part of a nationwide effort to teach digital-literacy skills to small-business leaders and others in cities. An example of an already existing community college partnership is with Central New Mexico Community College, where Facebook has been working on a new Digital Marketing Certificate program, and has offered 32 scholarships for students to attend the institution’s “Deep Dive Coding Bootcamps.”

Facebook Donates $15M to Code.org to Diversify Computer Science Education

Edsurge

Looking to diversify its portfolio of charities and its workforce at the same time, Facebook has pledged $15 million over the next five years to Code.org , a nonprofit working to expand the availability of computer science (CS) education. It’s impossible, though, to have a diverse workforce without an education pipeline to match, he thinks. “If The gift is Facebook’s first donation to the nonprofit, but not Mark Zuckerberg’s.

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

EdTechSandyK

Image Source It is our professional opinion that you get your child off Facebook. But is asking parents to get their children off of Facebook the answer? At least most parents and school faculty/staff are on Facebook and have an awareness of how it works and what is going on there.

Parallel webs: actually having good discussions on Facebook

Bryan Alexander

I’m writing this post with some embarrassment, because these discussions have occurred on Facebook. I’ve been on Facebook for a while, since around the time it opened up to the public. Back to the present: given the problems gestured at above, why am I still in Facebook?

Parallel webs: actually having good discussions on Facebook

Bryan Alexander

I’m writing this post with some embarrassment, because these discussions have occurred on Facebook. I’ve been on Facebook for a while, since around the time it opened up to the public. Back to the present: given the problems gestured at above, why am I still in Facebook?