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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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?

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.

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?

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

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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Resources For Our Ed Week “Facebook Live” Chat On Wednesday – I Hope You’ll Join Us!

Larry Ferlazzo

On Wednesday, Katie Hull Sypnieski and I will be doing a Facebook Live event For Education Week Teacher at 3:30 PM Pacific Time: What are the instructional strategies every #ELL teacher needs in her toolbox?

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.

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).

How to Keep Your Students (and Teachers) Safe on Facebook

Gaggle Speaks

Every day, students and teachers provide information to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram, whether they are chatting with friends or posting pictures from the classroom. To understand how this happens, consider how Facebook manages users’ content. According to an article on Gizmodo, Facebook doesn’t only collect data from users ; it monitors that data to make correlations about who those users are, creating a detailed profile for marketers.

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.

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

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. Social places like facebook are for real people with real names. It is where companies have found they can best connect with customers and build relationships.

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.

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.

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.

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

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?

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.

How Facebook Can Improve Privacy By Talking More With Academics

Edsurge

It has evolved into the most prominent data scandals in Facebook’s history, after personal information from some 87 million Facebook was passed along by Kogan to the political consulting company Cambridge Analytica. But plenty of other academics said they saw the potential for such abuse clearly, and that this could have been avoided if Facebook had spent more time consulting privacy experts and scholars. And Facebook had rules that Cambridge Analytica violated.

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

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 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.

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.