Live Streaming 101

Live Streaming 101
by Hans Mundahl ·

So you are interested in getting started at your school with live streaming video. Maybe you want to make a … Continue reading »

MKA Irish Studies Goes Social

MKA Irish Studies Goes Social
by Peter Baron ·

A conversation with Montclair Kimerbley Academy’s Bill Stites about the school’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 »

President Obama and Social Media

President Obama and Social Media
by Alex Ragone ·

We all know that President Obama ran the most social media centered campaign in history as references by this New … Continue reading »

Social Media in Travel Programs: Part 1 – Overview

Social Media in Travel Programs: Part 1 – Overview
by William Stites ·

For over 10 years, The Montclair Kimberley Academy’s (MKA) Irish Studies Program has been taking seniors to Ireland as part … Continue reading »

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson
by Peter Baron ·

Lorrie Jackson, Director of Communications and Marketing of Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, TN & edSocialMedia contributor, sat down with me to discuss how she introduced social media into the school’s outreach plan, how it has been received by Lausanne’s constituents and advice for schools on how to get started with social media. Continue reading »

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson
by Peter Baron ·

Lorrie Jackson, Director of Communications and Marketing of Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, TN & edSocialMedia contributor, sat down with me to discuss how she introduced social media into the school’s outreach plan, how it has been received by Lausanne’s constituents and advice for schools on how to get started with social media. Continue reading »

“No offense….but who cares?”

“No offense….but who cares?”
by Jason Ramsden ·

Bluntly stated, and with almost comedic dead pan, that line was delivered during a session on Web 2.0 tools and … 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 »

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 »

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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