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 !

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 […].

10 Effective Ways To Engage Pupils Through Facebook


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


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.

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.” 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.

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


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.

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.

Facebook Joins the Digital Literacy Game


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 Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. Vicki: The Facebook scandal with Cambridge Analytica and more. What happened on Facebook? So, Britt, did you delete your Facebook, or not?

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


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.

Weekend Reading: Cambridge Analytica/Facebook Edition


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!


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

See What Facebook (Thinks It) Knows About You


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?

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?

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

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


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.

The Montessori School’s Guide to Creating Effective Facebook Ads


One of the best ways to raise awareness for your school is to invest in Facebook ads. You can’t solely depend on word-of-mouth traffic and SEO is iffy, but Facebook always hits the target. However, let’s be honest: Facebook marketing can be be overwhelming for a non-marketer.

Get Back Some Online Privacy with Facebook Container


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.

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

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

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. facebook social media social network

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.

The Top 5 Ways to Use Facebook in Your Classroom


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.

Fake Facebook Page


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.

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.

Facebook for Professional Learning


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. Here are a few of the pages I follow on Facebook for professional and technology learning.

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


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.

2 Important Facebook Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 21, 2015 Facebook is one of the most popular social networking platform among teens and students. From socializing to organizing study groups, Facebook has been of tremendous help to many.read more. facebook tips

Facebook, Bogus Timeline Posts, & Authentically Helping Others

The 21st Century Principal

If your Facebook timeline is like mine, rarely does a day go when you don’t see a post that asks you to share it because your act of sharing will somehow benefit the subject of the post. Facebook social justice social media

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).

What Does Facebook Think It Knows About You?


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.



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.

Facebook Launches Courses to Help Adult Learners Skill Up


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.

Facebook creates free education tools

eSchool News

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. This isn’t the first time Facebook and its founder have supported education efforts.

Here Is A Great Facebook Template to Use with Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today as I was browsing Larry Ferrlazzo’s resourceful website, I came across this post on the best tools for ELLs in which he mentioned Fakebook. I have already reviewed this tool a year ago.read more

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.

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.

Every Teacher’s Must Have Guide to Facebook


Consider bringing Facebook into your class as a collaborative tool. The post Every Teacher’s Must Have Guide to Facebook appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Popular classroom tools facebook Social Media teacher''s guide Web 2.0 Want to connect with your students in and out of the classroom? We all know that most kids, or at least those in the pre-teen and up category, are locked into many forms of social media. Instead of fighting it, why not meet them where […].

No. You Haven’t Been Hacked Or Cloned On Facebook

The Innovative Educator

I have friends forwarding this, posting it on their Facebook timelime, even going as far as deleting messenger (the best platform-agnostic tool in which to communicate) over a silly, nonsensical, fake, chain post. Do you have friends who are you sending around this ridiculous message?

Facebook Addiction and GPA

Wired Campus

Facebook is a tempting distraction. Facebook designed the site to make me feel that way. If professionals, and even some professors, have a hard time resisting the lure of Facebook, then what chance do 18-year-olds have? A study of Facebook activity and grade-point averages suggests that students may learn to regulate their use of Facebook, both as a distraction from coursework and in their free time, as they move through college.