Can Anyone Be a Fan?

Can Anyone Be a Fan?
by Travis Warren ·

One of the good questions posed after a recent Webinar, “Leveraging Facebook,” was the fact that unlike “groups,” access to “Public Profiles” cannot be limited by approval. Currently age and country are the only options Facebook provides for restricting fans. In other words, pretty much anyone can become a “fan” of your school on Facebook. More the one person expressed “serious concern” regarding open access to these pages. Continue reading »

Are Independent Schools Sustainability? #podcast

Are Independent Schools Sustainability? #podcast
by Peter Baron ·

Patrick Bassett, President of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) joined me for a joint episode of The edSocialMedia Podcast and AdmissionsQuest’s Boarding School Podcast. Our conversation covered two main areas:

1. School strategies and sustainability in the current economic climate.
2. The ways in which schools can use new media to bind constituencies and reach and serve families. Continue reading »

Search.Twitter.com and Hashtags

Search.Twitter.com and Hashtags
by Alex Ragone ·

At our edSocialMedia Bootcamp this past February, the first thing we had participants do was to create a Twitter account … Continue reading »

Inside Look at EdTechTalk’s 21st Century Learning Series #podcast

Inside Look at EdTechTalk’s 21st Century Learning Series #podcast
by Peter Baron ·

This episode of the edSocialMedia Podcast features a sit down with the hosts of EdTechTalk’s 21st Century Learning webcast- Alex Ragone (Collegiate School & edSocialMedia contributor), Arvind Grover (The Hewitt School) and Vinnie Vrotny (North Shore Country Day School). We covered a lot of ground over our 30 minutes- from their early days at Webcast Academy to graduating to EdTechTalk & building their 21st Century Learning series to the shows impact on their professional lives. Continue reading »

Photos from edSocialMedia’s Bootcamp

Photos from edSocialMedia’s Bootcamp
by Peter Baron ·

Missed edSocialMedia’s Bootcamp? Attended but didn’t have a chance to snap any photos? Not a problem. We have plenty of … Continue reading »

Photos from edSocialMedia’s Bootcamp

Photos from edSocialMedia’s Bootcamp
by Ernest Koe ·

Missed edSocialMedia’s Bootcamp? Attended but didn’t have a chance to snap any photos? Not a problem. We have plenty of … Continue reading »

Bootcamp!

Bootcamp!
by Ernest Koe ·

Many thanks to everyone who helped to make the bootcamp a success. We’re looking forward to the next one – … Continue reading »

Youtube, Vimeo or Both?

Youtube, Vimeo or Both?
by Peter Baron ·

First off, I want to express a warm thank you to Steve & Ernest for inviting me to participate in … Continue reading »

Social Media – Part II – The Long Tail

Social Media – Part II – The Long Tail
by Alex Ragone ·

“The Long Tail was first coined by Chris Anderson in an October 2004 Wired magazine articleto describe the niche strategy … Continue reading »

Podcast: BrainyFlix SAT prep and social media

Podcast: BrainyFlix SAT prep and social media
by Ernest Koe ·

We had a chance to talk with the guys behind BrainyFlix, an SAT vocabulary test prep site that is running a vocabulary video contest. They are making use of social media tools to create a space for students and teachers to share creative videos focused on learning new vocabulary. In addition, they are making use of social media to get the word out about their service. We covered both topics during our conversation. Continue reading »

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