Twitter for Educators: A Beginner’s Guide
Are you new to Twitter? Do you have colleagues that you’d like to introduce to the tool? Maybe you’re looking for more buy-in across your school’s community? Then we encourage you to download this free resource put together by Amber Coggin from the Mobile County Public Schools. She’s done a nice job of answering many of the most commonly asked questions. Continue reading »
Social Spotlight: Secrets to your school’s video success
How a Prep School Coach Uses & Teaches Social Media
uRL: Anatomy of a Mashup
Student Blogging to 50,000 Views: Gould Academy Glog
Exciting News! edSocialMedia Appoints First Director
Must See ‘New Hampton’ TV!
Have you caught Hans Mundahl’s latest edSocialMedia video (Social Media and the Carpentry Puzzle)? If not, take 5 minutes, it’s worth every second.
His post provides an ideal segue into edSocialMedia’s latest podcast. Hans & I began with a conversation about the tensions that pop up as schools begin to participate in social media and from there focused on the student produced livecast New Hampton TV. He spoke about the program’s growth, the technological & communication lessons learned by the students, and some of the surprises they’ve faced along the way. Continue reading »
MKA Irish Studies Goes Social
A conversation with Montclair Kimerbley Academyâ€™s Bill Stites about the schoolâ€™s Irish Studies senior elective and trip.
Bill talked about the transition from documenting the trip via a static web site to a Wordpress powered blog that folded in Flickr, Twitter, & Youtube to share their experiences as they traveled throughout Ireland. Continue reading »
Bootcamp: Boston (Area), November 12, 2009
Join us on November 12, 2009 at St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA for a social media bootcamp experience.
Learn how social media can help you strengthen relationships with the constituents that matter most- your students, parents, faculty & alumni.
Who should attend: K-12 or higher-ed administrators and staff in Admissions, Marketing, Communications, External-affairs, Advancement, or Alumni/Development. Continue reading »
Free Webinar (5/18, 3 pm): The Story of the WA Mash
Are you trying to understand the buzz around social media and whether or not it can truly benefit your school? Join Antonio Viva, Associate Head of School and English teacher at Worcester Academy for a free webinar on Monday, May 18 at 3 pm ET that explores the creation of â€œWA Mashâ€ and how he has successfully integrated social media into the curriculum of his Creative Writing course. Continue reading »