Another teacher has garnered national attention as well as a suspension for posting a comment about her students on her Facebook page.
All Blog Posts With social networking Tag or Category
April 06, 2011
January 12, 2011
The National Association of Headteachers in the United Kingdom says it is receiving an increasing number of calls from its members saying they are being defamed by parents on social networking sites.
November 15, 2010
Food for thought: College students who used twitter, both inside and outside of the classroom, performed better in school than their non-twitternig peers, according to a study. The twittering students not only had higher grade-point averages but scored better on a student-engagement survey designed ...
August 26, 2010
Facebook is suing a yet-to-be-launched social network called Teachbook over the use of the suffix "book" in their name.
July 20, 2010
A new study by the College Board and the National Writing Project links teachers' classroom use of Web 2.0 tools with improving students' writing skills.
July 16, 2010
Students long out of school track down former teachers on Facebook to share their thanks.
June 04, 2010
Epiphany in Baltimore has become so frustrated with his school that he's having a hard time blogging about it anymore: I'm at a point now where I'm increasingly feeling like I can't write about the issues facing an urban high school teacher in Baltimore City, where it seems more and more like "get...
May 20, 2010
A new social network called "Togetherville" aims to be the web-safe version of Facebook for students ages 10 and under.
May 17, 2010
Congratulations to Teacher blogger Tamara Fisher! Her blog, Unwrapping the Gifted, made the "Top 50 Blogs for Teachers" list compiled by Rasmussen College. Teacher's Blogboardalthough now defunctalso made the list. (It's been replaced by Teaching Now, the blog you are currently re...
May 14, 2010
There is no question that social media has changed the way we communicate - both as organizations and as individuals. Social media tools and platforms give us the opportunity to engage in ongoing "conversations" and extend our community far beyond anything we could have ever imagi...