A Parent’s Appreciation of a Classroom Blog

A Parent’s Appreciation of a Classroom Blog
by Steve Ritchie ·

My daughter’s 4th grade teacher has a class blog. It’s simple, straightforward, no frills. And it is a thing of beauty. … Continue reading »

Open Call for Bootcamp Hosts

Open Call for Bootcamp Hosts
by Steve Ritchie ·

edSocialMedia is ramping up our bootcamp schedule for the coming school year! We’re excited about the coast to coast locations … Continue reading »

Schools on Facebook

Schools on Facebook
by Steve Ritchie ·

We’ve had a lot of requests for examples of schools with Facebook fan pages. Thanks to the hard work of … Continue reading »

On obstacles to change

On obstacles to change
by Steve Ritchie ·

Last week I had the pleasure of spending a day at Providence Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina for a … Continue reading »

The Case for Social Media Engagement Grows

The Case for Social Media Engagement Grows
by Steve Ritchie ·

Social media participation by adults 25 and older is growing fast. The case for bringing the school’s message to the places the constituents are spending time is growing along with it. Continue reading »

Information Overload and the Filter Challenge

Information Overload and the Filter Challenge
by Steve Ritchie ·

I was watching this video on the Open Road blog at CNET of a keynote address Clay Shirky from NYU … Continue reading »

Social Media in Education Podcasts

Social Media in Education Podcasts
by Steve Ritchie ·

Check out this link to a series of podcasts focusing on using social media in teaching and learning. Continue reading »

Schools Must Embrace Social Media for Students’ Sake

Schools Must Embrace Social Media for Students’ Sake
by Steve Ritchie ·

Schools must make it a priority to educate students about how to engage with social media, because they will be doing it anyway. Continue reading »

Welcoming Antonio to edSocMedia

Welcoming Antonio to edSocMedia
by Steve Ritchie ·

I’m happy to welcome Antonio Viva as a contributor to edSocialMedia. Antonio is the Associate Head of School at Worcester … Continue reading »

Using Twitter for Recruiting

Using Twitter for Recruiting
by Steve Ritchie ·

Twitter can be a compelling recruiting tool for coaches and for admission offices. Continue reading »