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The Creepy Treehouse-A guide for teachers

Teachers befriend students on social networking sites, but some creeped out:

This is a great article from The Dallas Morning News about teachers who are on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. Some students refer to it as ‘The Creepy Treehouse’ feeling that maybe some teachers are trying to lure students into something ‘extracurricular’ if you know what I mean.

On the other hand some students say it’s been a major help with them in their classwork with having an easy way to contact teachers when they need assistance.

The best example given in the article is a great thing for teachers. You can have your personal profile for your friends but also have a class profile so you can assist your students. And for the love of God keep your personal profile private. More than one teacher on this site alone has been embroiled in controversy because of their social profiles.