A facebook friendship may cause a teacher to see the student in a whole different light than they did in the classroom previously there are some very good reasons why a teacher should not be facebook friends with their students. Ask a teacher: should i friend my kid's teacher on facebook the teacher-parent-student relationship is an unpredictable one a perceived slight, an accusation of unfairness, or a disciplinary decision can quickly result in a contentious. The big question, however, is whether students should be friends with their teachers on facebook the short answer as a former teacher myself, i am friends with some of my students on facebook, and i love being able to watch them, their careers and their. According to usa today, at least 40 school districts nationwide have approved social media policies and schools in nyc and florida have disciplined teachers for facebook activity.
Bc booster club is a group of parents, grandparents, teachers, friends and see more of borden county parents, teachers, students & friends on facebook. Contact the teacher on the internet (in particular, by facebook), better cope with their uk, the national union of teachers recommends not adding their students to friends you should think about what kind of image will be formed by the teacher in the social. There seems to be one irrefutable rule about social media in schools: teachers and students should never, never be facebook friends but, in the ever-changing world of electronic media, educators and even students are struggling to sort out how to use.
Should teachers provide access to their students via social sites jennifer beaver, a teacher at a south carolina charter school, said social media is a great tool, and students should learn that personal and professional communication are distinct from one another. State governor jay nixon has repealed a law that would have banned teachers and students from being friends on facebook. Facebook advises teachers on how to use friend lists to sort friends into different groups, and then decide which list to share content with i teach at university and tell my students they aren't allowed to add me to facebook until after they are graduated. So, should teacher-student relationship on social media be allowed according to terri l miller (president, stop educator sexual in an online survey conducted by debateorg on whether teachers and students should be friends on facebook, 36% say yes while. But a teacher reading my facebook might think i share some outrageous opinions i have no doubt that teachers feel the same way about their creating bias: a teacher shares political views on facebook, which are contrary to yours would you tell your child to be careful about what he or she.
Earlier we shared an useful infographic about facebook, titled obsessed with facebook and this time we are back with another one, quite interesting one as a teacher, should you friend your students on facebook. Students prefer teachers to use a separate social media account for teaching purposes thus, dct concluded that social media should be used in future courses in nus but teachers should not to befriend students instead, teachers should use a separate account on facebook for. Students should have some privacy and be able to interact with friends and post comments and opinions without having to remember a teacher using the information out of context once one makes a facebook account, one can become accustomed to the casualties of facebook, particularly when.
Ask most students if they are facebook friends with their teachers and they will tell you, it depends on the teacher that alone should tell us that a blanket policy prohibiting teachers from interacting on social networks with students is the functional equivalent of. Teachers, students and facebook summary: is it appropriate for students and teachers to communicate outside of kara reinsel, senior strategist school on facebook should school districts regulate teachers' use of social media digital integration & innovation. Maybe teachers should be more selective about their friending practices, regardless of district policies or lack thereof educators have the ability to make smart and necessary judgement calls, including how they should interact with students.
And student-teacher facebook friendships can be positive: this move could very well prevent some students from confiding in a trusted adult friend who might be able to help them get through serious should teachers and students be friends on facebook. Teachers should also define rules for student use of social media and web 20 in the classroom and at home let's revisit our original question—should we friend our students on facebook harris says, i don't have any problems, in principle, as long as.
Digital parenting blog should teachers and students be friends online a new social network-related issue that has come up in recent years is the debate about student-teacher friendships within online networks. Student-teacher interaction on facebook: what students find appropriate is it credible or not credible new social networking sites (sns) such as facebook, and other popular sites, provide teachers with greater opportunities for reaching out to their. Do you think teachers and students should be friends amy b, 14 it's okay to have a fun relationship with teachers when they befriend you, they are easier to talk to, they understand their students more, and it can even make learning more fun. Soaring number of teachers say they are 'cyberbully' victims an interesting infographic created by masters in teaching about teachers and facebook.