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Your child's teacher and Facebook
October 2, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Are you friends on FB with your childs teacher? Do you expect to be? Does it matter what age your child is? ie: I'll be friends with childs teacher until she is in grade X. I have a kindergardener, and thought contact with the teacher would be pretty easy thru FB. Should I be 'bothering' her through there, or should I be using the email address she provided at the beginning of the school year?

Are you FB friends with your child's teacher?
  • Only group members can vote in this poll.
  1. 14% - Yes
  2. 75% - No
  3. 9% - Other

Replies

  • aidenmomplus4
    October 2, 2012 at 9:22 AM

    I think it would be best not to friend your child teacher, if you need to speak with her it should be in a formal setting during her business hours.

  • BramblePatch
    October 2, 2012 at 9:28 AM
    I homeschool, but I probably wouldn't. I am friends with several friends who are teachers, though, and I am shocked how much they post all day. If they taught my kids, I would be pissed.
  • lilbit53009
    October 2, 2012 at 9:34 AM

    no...and i wouldn't want to be. i don't want to know what they do in their personal life because it's none of my business

  • taz1993
    by taz1993
    October 2, 2012 at 9:38 AM
    i have her daycare teacher but wont have her kindergarten teacher unless she sends me a request. if i need to talk to her i can send an email or call the school and leave a message
  • la_bella_vita
    October 2, 2012 at 9:39 AM

     No and I do not want to be, lol

  • flowrsgalore
    October 2, 2012 at 9:46 AM

    Nope.  I do know that other parents in my daughters class are friends with her.  I don't feel like I know the teacher well enough to request as a friend & to me it would feel nosey making that request now.  I'd would accept if she wanted to be fb friends though, so I guess what difference does it make really.

  • JenniL05
    October 2, 2012 at 9:58 AM
    I am FB friends with my kindergartener's teacher but only because we graduated high school together and we've been friends for years. I am lucky! That said though I never bother her with school stuff on there, I only go through the school's system for things like that...
  • Jemia
    by Jemia
    October 2, 2012 at 10:02 AM

    I just use email.

  • KayDziedzic
    October 2, 2012 at 1:11 PM

    I only fb friend people that I speak to regularly in real life. So no, I would not be friends with my kids' teachers, because we don't hang out outside of school. If their teacher were a friend of mine, then we'd probably be fb friends.

  • LucyHarper
    October 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM

    It's against school policy for students or students parents to be facebook friends with their teachers or childrens teachers, they strongly suggest that the teachers don't even have a facebook. If you have to contact the teacher, do it through email, facebook is way too personal and casual to be contacting her about school related things.

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