edSocialMedia Summit: Panel Discussion: What is the future of teaching?

edSocialMedia Summit: Panel Discussion: What is the future of teaching?
by William Stites ·

Watch live streaming video from whipplehill at livestream.com A conversation from the ESM Summit about the social media impact on … Continue reading »

Avoiding Shiny Object Syndrome

Avoiding Shiny Object Syndrome
by Jennifer Milikien ·

Ooooh. Foursquare. That looks cool. Google Wave. Awesome. I totally need to check Klout and see where I rank. Should … Continue reading »

Video: Tracking Your Success

Video: Tracking Your Success
by Richard Kassissieh ·

(On the topic of website video, here is a follow-up to Video Primer.) Is your video experiment working? Check your … Continue reading »

Video Primer

Video Primer
by Rich Portelance ·

Working at an independent school offers plenty of great opportunities to produce video: plays, games, gatherings, graduations, celebrations, traditions and more. You don’t have to shot everything, but if you pick your spots and produce a couple of pieces, you will strengthen your internal communications channels, and possibly even some external channels as well. Continue reading »

Who is ready for flu?

Who is ready for flu?
by Page Lennig ·

What is your flu plan?If you are like most schools, you will spend some time during opening of school meetings … 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 »

Why Your School or District Needs Guidelines

Why Your School or District Needs Guidelines
by Sarah Hanawald ·

Why your school or district needs guidelines for social networking–Before the start of school this fall.   Over coffee and … Continue reading »

Reflections from Our TLU Bootcamp

Reflections from Our TLU Bootcamp
by Antonio Viva ·

A few weeks ago, Peter Baron, Steve Ritchie and I traveled down to Seguin, Texas outside of San Antonio to … 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 »