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1,000 Facebook Followers = Aditi Gives Away A Kindle!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Ashley Mucha, the winner of this Kindle giveaway! ----- Today, I was perusing the TeachBytes Facebook account and realized, "Holy crap, I have more than 1,000 followers!" What started out as a grad-school pastime has slowly become one of my most valued endeavors, and all of you are responsible for that! Your … Continue reading 1,000 Facebook Followers = Aditi Gives Away A Kindle!

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Cyber Safety: Privacy Options for Social Media Sites

Cyber safety is a big topic of discussion at my school right now, and in an effort to put some parents at ease a colleague and I presented to parents the variety of privacy options available to their students. In an effort to move past theoretical discussions into the nitty-gritty of social media, we presented … Continue reading Cyber Safety: Privacy Options for Social Media Sites

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Fakebook: Create Fake Facebook Profiles In Your Classroom

With the rise of social media, more and more teachers engage their students online with projects and assignments. Increasingly, I have seen fake accounts on Facebook and Twitter where students are posting on behalf of a literary character or historical figure. While these platforms are wonderful bases for project-based learning, the public social media realm … Continue reading Fakebook: Create Fake Facebook Profiles In Your Classroom