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. I’ve learned so much from the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group !

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.

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.

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.

Facebook Joins the Digital Literacy Game

CUE

Here’s an interesting development: Facebook wants to teach your students digital citizenship and literacy. The post Facebook Joins the Digital Literacy Game appeared first on OnCUE.

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. Simple Tip for Quality Posting & Consuming on Facebook ] 4) Unfollow people and groups You don't have to unfriend anyone.

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.

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. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed. Anyone can type words into Facebook Search and find Live Videos. Have a go at using Facebook Live.

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. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed. Anyone can type words into Facebook Search and find Live Videos. Have a go at using Facebook Live.

Weekend Reading: Cambridge Analytica/Facebook Edition

ProfHacker

It seems like only yesterday (ok, last week) that Jason was writing about Facebook and what it knows about us. That was before this weekend’s exposés about Cambridge Analytica and Facebook taking all your data and manipulating elections with said data.

Join the New Facebook Education Group!

EdTechnocation.com

There's a brand spankin' new Facebook Education Group and a revitalized Facebook Education page! Join the new Facebook Education Group ! Join the Facebook Education Group and jump in to the conversations and sharing! community Facebook group

Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! Join our Facebook Group! I just joined the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to Shake Up Learning in 2017?

See What Facebook (Thinks It) Knows About You

ProfHacker

For example, Lee highlighted a ProPublica report on just this topic a couple of years ago, and eight years ago Mark documented how to archive your Facebook data. If you use Facebook, why not take a peek at what The Machine knows?

Get Back Some Online Privacy with Facebook Container

ProfHacker

Facebook is everywhere in the news recently, and none of it is good. For those who don’t want to delete their accounts, but do want to exert a bit more control over what Facebook can learn about them, the team at Mozilla have released a Firefox browser extension that can help.

Facebook Now Using Artificial Intelligence To Predict Teen Suicide

TeachThought - Learn better.

Facebook Now Using Artificial Intelligence To Predict Teen Suicide by TeachThought Staff On November 27, 2017, Mark Zuckerberg announced plans—through a Facebook post—to use an emerging technology to help predict and prevent teen suicide.

See Facebook Political Ads Based On Age, Geography & Political Leanings

Larry Ferlazzo

ProPublica has published the Facebook Political Ad Collector. You type in the preferences you want – age, state, political leanings – and it will show you what ads a person with that profile would see on Facebook.

Why is Facebook Marketing Important for Montessori Schools?

Hubbli

Look no further than Facebook. Through the magic of Facebook, you can reach over a billion people worldwide, although you won’t need to reach nearly that many. Why should you focus on Facebook marketing when you should put all of your efforts into search engine optimization?

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.

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.” “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: EDUAs quoted in: Molnar, Michele.

Fake Facebook Page

ignitionEDU

While we did come across some Google Slide templates using the simulated Facebook layout, I just couldn’t find one that incorporated the more recent updates to the look. Page one is a blank slide that uses the fake Facebook layout as the background of the slide. There are a number of services out these that allow students to simulate what historical figures or literary characters might post on social media. A popular one is Fakebook.

Why is Facebook Marketing for Montessori Schools so Important?

Hubbli

Look no further than Facebook. Through the magic of Facebook, you can reach over a billion people worldwide, although you won’t need to reach nearly that many. Why should you focus on Facebook marketing when you should put all of your efforts into search engine optimization?

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.

What Does Facebook Think It Knows About You?

ProfHacker

Audrey Watters shared this link to a ProPublica Series, Machine Bias , with a post on understanding Facebook and all that they know about us. I was particularly interested in the Chrome plugin that lets you know what Facebook thinks you like. Rub it in, Facebook.

Join Us For A “Facebook Live” Event On Wed. To Talk About ELLs

Larry Ferlazzo

Join my friend and co-author Katie Hull Sypnieski and me on the Education Week Teacher Facebook page for a one-hour discussion on all things ELL! teacher resources

HAS FACEBOOK SOLVED PERSONALIZED LEARNING?

techlearning

Facebook has helped develop the “Summit Personalized Learning Platform,” an online tool that the social media giant built collaboratively with Summit Public Schools, a nonprofit charter school network with headquarters in Silicon Valley.

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).

Firefox Add-On Protects Against (Most) Facebook Tracking

ProfHacker

As John Gruber comments , “Firefox is now treating Facebook as malware that you need to be protected from.” If you use Facebook, do you have a strategy for keeping your data contained?

Status Update: Facebook as a Reflection Tool

Educator Innovator

So for the past two years, I have been posting some of the most indelible teachable moments from my gallery experiences on Facebook. The moments I capture tend to be funny, which is why they make good Facebook posts. This blog post is about listening and reflection.

School Supplies, Facebook and the Common Core

Tom Murray

I was the fourth one in line. Standing directly in front of me were two moms that were obviously out shopping for school supplies. It is that time of year. Three-pronged folders, marble notebooks, some pens, a few book covers, a handful of binders, and some loose leaf paper was what I could see. What struck me most was how similar school shopping must have been twenty years earlier when that mom’s mother or father had taken her to the local store for back to school shopping. It struck me how as

Facebook Released A New Feature Called Group Video Chat

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

December 24, 2016 Facebook has recently released an interesting new feature called ‘group video chat’. facebook tipsIt works almost the same way as Skype’s video chat. With this new update, Messenger users will.read more.

Facebook pushes digital literacy with new lesson library for teachers

FETC Converge

In the wake of an international scandal over Facebook’s opaque data practices and allegations that interest groups and foreign nations have exploited the platform to influence elections, the social-media giant has decided to enter the digital literacy education space. Uncategorized digital citizenship digital literacy Facebook

Facebook for Schools: 4 Strategies for Success

Gaggle Speaks

Facebook is a great channel for outreach and communication, but you need to do more than share interesting posts and news stories to have success engaging with your school community. Many organizations make the mistake of neglecting the “About” page of their Facebook pages.

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

The Innovative Educator

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. Facebook knows about me and sells my data Yes.

Creative Lessons with Fake Texts, Tweets, Facebook Pages and More

Fractus Learning

What would JFK have posted on Facebook? Facebook. I’ve found a number of Fake Facebook generators, but the most reliable and easiest to use is actually a “FakeBook” Google Slides template. Assessment Lessons Resources Tools facebook snapchat twitter

The Top 5 Ways to Use Facebook in Your Classroom

TeacherCast

You will find most of today’s young generation on Facebook. Now…Let’s take a look at various effective ways you can use Facebook in your classroom: 1. Create a Facebook Group for Your Class. Social media is all about sharing… and videos are widely shared on Facebook.

Collaboration Created with a Facebook Post

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Robotics partnership wins Oklahoma elementary school $50K and lots of accolades. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Hardware

Harvard Rescinds Admission Of 10 Students Over Obscene Facebook Messages

NPR Learning and Tech

Several would-be freshmen in the class of 2021 lost their spots when they posted offensive material in a group Facebook chat. College officials and high school counselors are reacting to the news. Image credit: Charles Krupa/AP

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

The Innovative Educator

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.

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

Simple Tip for Quality Posting & Consuming on Facebook

techlearning

Have you ever noticed a post on Facebook where rather than seeing responses to the post, instead the thread is cluttered with folks indicating "following" or "f."