Thanks for your question. I started off creating my facebook as a page. It was not linked to my Facebook page at all. Parents had to like it from their end and then they could see my posts. After a few months one of my parents suggested swuitching it to a Facebook Group. A group is more secure as only people that are invited can view. It also allows for other members posts about our classroom to be alerted to everyone in the group. The only thing is this way my Facebook photo comes up when I post. It still does not give access of my profile to the members. Members facebook status updates also are not shared with the members of the group.
It really is a great communication tool. Many parents are on this tool daily already. I hope this helps. If you need more information you can look up the way I started it- Facebook page and the way we have changed it to- Facebook Group.
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