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Do you think teachers should be facebook friends with their students or the parents of students?


I've noticed more and more comments on other people's facebook posts from teachers who work at my child's school. I'm not sure if I would be comfortable being facebook friends with my child's teacher or with my child being her teacher's facebook friend.

 
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4 years ago
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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Thanks. I agree with you but think that it will become more common as social media sites become more and more pervasive.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    The important thing here is if they know how to use all the settings...I don't know about that. I'm not even sure what all the settings are, but I like the idea of friending a parent first. Thanks.

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4 years ago
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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    You see headlines about facebook all the time these days. I think it's better for everyone to just not do it.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Great points here and I have to agree with them. It seems to be the general consensus in the answers here.

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4 years ago
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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Good point about the photos or comments. There is so much in the news about that these days. Thanks.

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4 years ago
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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Thanks. I can understand your feelings.


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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Interesting response with a both sides approach and really well thought out. Interesting approach of having a "school only" page. Thanks.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Interesting thoughts and really interesting that you taught in a progressive school. I went to an alternative middle school back in the mid seventies and we called the teachers by their first names. It was not a good fit for me. Thanks.


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4 years ago
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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Thanks. I bet it's tough for people that are acquainted outside of school. There definitely has to be a line.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    I would definitely agree that it should not be a requirement. I also agree that a teacher would definitely want some space away from work. Thanks.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Wow - This is an awesome answer and I have to agree with you.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Well said. There are all kinds of stories in the news these days about facebook.

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    Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

    Interesting from the students point of view. Thanks.

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