Wednesday, July 14, 2010

On Facebook, Telling Teachers How Much They Meant - NYTimes.com

But will we feel compelled to confess about where we hid the erasers?…

At a time when public school teachers are being blamed for everything from poor test scores to budget crises, Facebook is one place where they are receiving adulation, albeit delayed.

The site has drawn more attention as a platform for adolescent meanness and bullying, and as a vehicle for high school and college students to ruthlessly dissect their teachers. But people who are 20, 30 or 40 years beyond graduation are using Facebook to re-establish relationships with teachers and express gratitude and overdue respect.

On Facebook, Telling Teachers How Much They Meant - NYTimes.com

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