While it's been the bane of the school system for a long time, there are some real benefits to using Facebook in the classroom.
Bon éclairage sur les opportunités d'utilisation de Facebook en classe (en anglais). Extrait.
"But teachers such as Reynol Junco — who recently published a study that shows certain types of Facebook use are correlated with higher GPAs — are beginning to look at ways that they can use Facebook to their advantage.
“Students are already very familiar with the platform and spend a lot of time on the site,” Junco says. “Because of this, there is usually a good amount of activity [in class related Facebook discussions] because students receive notifications of new group posts in a timely fashion (something that doesn’t happen with Learning Management Systems).”
Here are tips from Junco and other teachers on how to effectively use Facebook in the classroom."