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    Henry Brown
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    The Education Foundation (UK) has published a paper which perhaps has some usefulness

    Global technology company Facebook have commissioned The Education Foundation to research and produce a major new report – the Facebook guide for educators – which launches at the Sunday Times Festival of Education at Wellington College on 21 June 2013.
    This new Facebook guide for educators – the first of its kind in the UK – is the culmination of a landmark research project delivered by Co-founders of The Education Foundation Ian Fordham & Ty Goddard, with two schools, Wellington College and the London Nautical School, following a series of intensive workshops

    Titled:Facebook Guide for Educators: A tool for teaching and learning

    Who is this guide written for?:

    The guide is aimed at educators working with young people within schools, colleges, universities, work based learning, formal and informal learning settings. It looks at the way in which Facebook can be used as a tool to:

    • Support subject teaching across the curriculum
    • Support out of school hours learning
    • Encourage informal social learning
    • Enable easy communication between students, teachers and parents
    • Support the development of digital citizenship skills

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