Guidelines for Educators <br />Using Social Networking Sites<br />By Jen Hegna<br />http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/bl...
How do you use your Facebook Profile?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/andraspfaff/2185407436/<br />
Professionally?<br />
Personally?<br />
Are you the life of the Party?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kimberlypayne/3376829709/in/photostream/<br />
The district stronglydiscourages teachers from accepting invitations to friend students within these personal social netwo...
Do you know<br />who your<br />“Friends” are?<br />
Friends<br />Friends of Friends<br />& Networks<br />
Are strangers looking at me?<br /> Remember that people classified as  “friends” have the ability to download and share yo...
Flickr photo by splorp<br />Understanding Facebook Privacy Settings<br />
SECURING YOUR PROFILE<br />
At a minimum your settings should be set to “Only Friends”<br />
Photo Album Settings<br />
SEARCH<br />
Your Facebook Profile<br />Can be “Googled”<br />
Changing to “Only Friends”<br />gives you more options.<br />
You can determine what is posted on your friends news feed (home button).<br />
Applications<br />
http://www.facebook.com/privacy<br />
Choose these settings wisely!<br />
Due to security risks, be cautious when installing the external applications that work with the social networking site. Ex...
Be sure to check all your application settings.  You may be surprised at the privacy level they may be set at!<br />
Protect your Profile!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/69108241@N00/491113684/sizes/o/<br />
Flickr photo by bartmaguire<br />Please stay informed and cautious in the use of all new networking technologies.<br />
Dear Student,<br />Thank you so much for asking me to be friends on Facebook, unfortunately I can not accept your request ...
If a you learn of information, on any social networking site, that falls under the mandatory reporting guidelines, you mus...
Questions?<br />
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Guidelines for Educators Using Social and Educational Networking Sites

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This presentation was developed in conjunction to the social networking guidelines that Doug Johnson and I have been working on this summer. To view the complete guidelines please visit -
http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2009/8/20/networking-guidelines-revised.html

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  1. 1. Guidelines for Educators <br />Using Social Networking Sites<br />By Jen Hegna<br />http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2009/8/20/networking-guidelines-revised.html<br />
  2. 2. How do you use your Facebook Profile?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/andraspfaff/2185407436/<br />
  3. 3. Professionally?<br />
  4. 4. Personally?<br />
  5. 5. Are you the life of the Party?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kimberlypayne/3376829709/in/photostream/<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. The district stronglydiscourages teachers from accepting invitations to friend students within these personal social networking sites.<br />
  8. 8. Do you know<br />who your<br />“Friends” are?<br />
  9. 9. Friends<br />Friends of Friends<br />& Networks<br />
  10. 10. Are strangers looking at me?<br /> Remember that people classified as  “friends” have the ability to download and share your information with others.<br />Is my administrator looking at me?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmaas/33308494/<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. Flickr photo by splorp<br />Understanding Facebook Privacy Settings<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. SECURING YOUR PROFILE<br />
  15. 15. At a minimum your settings should be set to “Only Friends”<br />
  16. 16. Photo Album Settings<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. SEARCH<br />
  19. 19. Your Facebook Profile<br />Can be “Googled”<br />
  20. 20.
  21. 21. Changing to “Only Friends”<br />gives you more options.<br />
  22. 22.
  23. 23. You can determine what is posted on your friends news feed (home button).<br />
  24. 24. Applications<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. http://www.facebook.com/privacy<br />
  27. 27. Choose these settings wisely!<br />
  28. 28. Due to security risks, be cautious when installing the external applications that work with the social networking site. Examples of these sites are calendar programs, quizzes, and games.<br />
  29. 29.
  30. 30. Be sure to check all your application settings. You may be surprised at the privacy level they may be set at!<br />
  31. 31. Protect your Profile!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/69108241@N00/491113684/sizes/o/<br />
  32. 32. Flickr photo by bartmaguire<br />Please stay informed and cautious in the use of all new networking technologies.<br />
  33. 33. Dear Student,<br />Thank you so much for asking me to be friends on Facebook, unfortunately I can not accept your request as I only use this site for my adult friends and family.....however I would enjoy continuing to be your friend at school and at school functions. <br />Dear Mr/Mrs.______________,<br />Thank you so much for asking me to be friends on Facebook, unfortunately I can not accept your request while I am still working (teaching) with your son/daughter.  I have made this a personal policy since Facebook can get a bit &quot;tricky&quot; at times with photo tagging etc.  I hope you understand and would still enjoy socializing with you at (you can type work, school functions etc.).<br />Example friend request responses<br />
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  35. 35. If a you learn of information, on any social networking site, that falls under the mandatory reporting guidelines, you must report it as required by law.<br />
  36. 36. Questions?<br />

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