Facebook is an interactive social website that is a lot like myspace. On facebook one can share pictures and videos, keep in contact with friends and family, and plan parties and events. Many are not aware that facebook could be encorporated into the classroom as well. To start a facebook account or to find out more information you can click here
Ways to Encorporate Facebook into the Classroom
Teachers can also post videos on facebook of their lectures.
Students could videotape project presentations and upload them on facebook.
Teachers can send students test scores and grades by a private message.
Teachers can send out event notifications for project/homework due dates and test dates
Students can type up assignments and submit them by the facebook wall or a through a private message.
Facebook is a social tool, but as you can see it can really be beneficial in the classroom in many different ways. I hope you enjoyed this presentation, and I encourage all of the teachers out there to start using facebook! :)