Many educators like myself are apprehensive about using social media tools in our classrooms. After looking inward and analyzing why I was fearful of this, I realized that I cannot afford to be fearful of social media. If I continue my path of fear, my students will lose a tremendous opportunity to learn how to appropriately use social media in their lives both private and school. Before I implemented a private Facebook group in each of my classes, I investigated the pros/cons of using social media.
This pdf document discusses 7 ways you can use Facebook in education.