All Blog Posts Tagged 'facebook' (20)

Attention Educators! Need a Facebook Cover Photo?

Atomic Learning knows how passionate you are about your profession, so we made made these custom Facebook cover photos for the educators who love what they do and want to show the world.

Simply choose your favorite color I AM [an educator] photo, right click, choose save as, then upload it to your Facebook profile.…


Added by Amy Schoenrock on April 3, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Understand Targeted Texting and Its Affect On Enrollment Outcomes

Mongoose Research is a leading edge company out of  Buffalo New York that uses targeted texting campaigns to help colleges and universities with recruitment. According to their website: "Text is the new… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on March 10, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Protect Yourself From Dishonest Software Development Houses.

Trying to find the right person or development firm for your project, can be an exhausting task at times. You know how to run your own business but you are not the expert in building a website or wrapping a marketing campaign… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 20, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments

Why Your Schools Social Media Strategy Is Falling Behind.

Recently, a colleague of mine made me aware of this great white paper on schools and their social media strategy. It was very interesting and I thought I would share an excerpt with you.

"Two years ago, many administrators in higher education scoffed when they heard words like “tweet” and “poke.” Walk into an admissions office today, though, and you’ll no longer hear… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 2, 2011 at 10:46am — 9 Comments

Ten Commandments for Teachers on the Web

To prevent good teachers and other public figures from making bad posts,

I have created the following list. I hope it helps!

(Note: multiply the cautious attitude of this list by ten if you an un-tenured teacher.)

1. Thou shalt never publish anything you wouldn’t show your…


Added by David Mach on August 22, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Let Go and Let Learn | eLearning Today TV

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Added by Amanda Kenuam on May 18, 2010 at 8:24am — No Comments

Reflections about Facebook Changes and Privacy

Facebook and Privacy Issues: Reflections about the ever-changing interfaces of Facebook and the growing number of Facebook-connected websites.....

Here is an info-graphic about Facebook privacy issues that I share on my post, from Matt McKeon of the Visual Communication Lab & Many Eyes at IBM:…

Added by Lynn Marentette on May 8, 2010 at 9:36am — No Comments

FaceBook and it's security

Thinking of teaching Facebook to my Grade 10 students in my Information Technology class this coming year. It's not a "if you can't beat them, join them" idea. It's more of I need to teach them the safety of the Internet and with Facebook always being used (inside school and outside if we're all truthful about this), then we need to think about teaching the students about the new privacy setting that been created on it.

This video by…


Added by Nicole Painchaud on May 3, 2010 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Do We Trust Our Classroom Teachers?

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Added by Amanda Kenuam on April 5, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Spring Break Safety

Spring Break is right around the corner (some have already began their mid-season vacations) and Kiwi put together a list of tips and faux pas for both students and parents to consider during their holiday. A simple Google search on 'Spring Break' will provide a myriad of pictures displaying both young guys and girls, half naked and doing things that I am sure most teachers and parents would not approve of. Of course not all kids and teens will engage in the typical MTV type Spring Break, but… Continue

Added by Kiwi Commons on March 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Using Facebook to Improve School Communication

Facebook has become an essential tool for young adults to stay in contact with friends and family and to create a sense of community with their peers. For school administrators, then, utilizing Facebook to improve communication and to create an interactive experience for their school community only makes sense. MORE...

Added by Shawn Roner on November 24, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Tips For Using Facebook with Students

Facebook just posted some useful tips for educators who use the popular social networking service to communicate with their students. They are pretty basic tips that are good reminders for any adults who work with kids as a teacher, scout master or youth pastor. And parents too.

Privacy is important, especially on social networking…


Added by Derek Baird on September 29, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Facebook courses

I am currently trialling a Facebook Course for HE students to experience Web 2 technologies. I have set up the course, but a student has joined as an administrator, which is not a problem at the moment as I am trialling this. However, it would be a problem if students are able to alter schedules and assessments if the course went live! Does anyone know how I can take this students off and prevent it happening again?

The other problem I have is that I wanted to link to the course from… Continue

Added by fiona turner on May 5, 2009 at 6:57am — No Comments

Let's Build a Library in Nepal

I have created a Facebook group to help a fellow Classroom 2.0 teacher in Nepal. His name is Govinda Panthy. I have never attempted anything like this before. If you have any suggestions, please help.

Added by Patrick Kutkey on May 4, 2009 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Parents on Facebook

A class entitled, "Parents on Facebook: Connecting with parents using Facebook & What does it mean to be a digital parent?" will be offered on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 8:00pm at A post explaining how to participate is located at Please share this information with your parents, family, and friends. This informational session is being offered by Lorna… Continue

Added by Durff on February 19, 2009 at 8:39pm — 1 Comment

Knowledge Essentials on Facebook!

We've created a little home for Knowledge Essentials over on Facebook. Be sure to come on over to our shiny, new Facebook page!

If you have any resources or ideas you'd like to share, feel free to leave a comment on our Facebook page discussion board. Or leave Amy a shout out on our Wall!

Added by Amy James on January 11, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Disrupting Class Outside the Classroom

Probably out of context from the entire article, I read this excerpt from the following post: The Role of Educational Leaders in Implementing Web 2.0 from… Continue

Added by John Costilla on December 30, 2008 at 9:37am — No Comments

Can I get a status update?

It seems that in today's Web 2.0 society, we are open and willing to share just about anything. Sometimes, we even share the most meaningless information via our status updates, especially in the world of Twitter, Facebook and of course in this blog here as well.

So here are a few posts… Continue

Added by John Costilla on September 8, 2008 at 8:08am — No Comments

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