New Safety Page for Educators from FaceBook

FaceBook is pulling together its resources and suggestions for educator leveraging its system to work with students and parents.  There are some really great suggestions for alternatives here if you have been venturing down that "friending" road with students… Consider setting up a "Fan Page" for them to subscribe to as opposed to actually friending them…

Here is the educator help section from Facebook: (While they appear links below, they are not click the link above to get to the educator safety page.)

Safety for Educators
There are a number of Facebook best practices for educators, particularly when it involves the safety of their students. Find them here.

General Information for Educators

Here are some websites with valuable information: Beatbullying.org C…
Facebook requires its users to be at least 13 years old before they ca…
How can I maintain a professional presence on the site separate from my personal profile?
If you are a teacher and have a personal profile, you can consider cre…
Unfortunately, titles (ie, Mr. or Ms.) are not allowed in personal Fac…
The Facebook global Safety Advisory Board is comprised of five leading…
This page is a resource for teachers, professors, administrators, coun…
The most efficient way for your students to report abuse is to do it i…
Facebook encourages all users to utilize the "Report" links if they be…

 

 

 

Thanks to the heads up from Liam Green-Hughes via twitter -@liamgh

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