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 »

Why Schools Shouldn’t Ignore Social Media

Why Schools Shouldn’t Ignore Social Media
by Antonio Viva ·

I woke up this morning and began my regular morning ritual which consists of letting my dogs out, making my … Continue reading »

The Admissions ‘Game’

The Admissions ‘Game’
by Ernest Koe ·

The New York Times published this Q&A with a panel of Admissions officers from some of the top colleges in … Continue reading »

The Networked Student and Social Media

The Networked Student and Social Media
by Antonio Viva ·

I was recently came across a new video on YouTube called “The Networked Student” by Wendy Drexler who created the … Continue reading »

Industrial-marketing vs Organic-marketing

Industrial-marketing vs Organic-marketing
by Ernest Koe ·

I have thinking about the nature of ‘marketing’ and what Lessig calls the ‘remix’ generation.   Let me frame this … Continue reading »

Meh, Email is Dead

Meh, Email is Dead
by Ernest Koe ·

I was visiting with a group of Admissions folks and the topic of the email marketing came up.   “These … 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 »

Go2Web2.0 – Your Web 2.0 Clearinghouse

Go2Web2.0 – Your Web 2.0 Clearinghouse
by Antonio Viva ·

We all know the “top dogs” in the world of social media; Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube have started to … Continue reading »

Social Media in Education: Ustream

Social Media in Education: Ustream
by Ernest Koe ·

A very good roundtable discussion about social media use in schools by Peter Baron from onBoarding Schools Podcast, Steve Ritchie … Continue reading »