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 »

Social Media’s Costs – Support

Social Media’s Costs – Support
by William Stites ·

I’m a skeptic. When people tell me that something is free I generally don’t believe them. There is always some cost and while I may not be taking my wallet out of my pocket there is always some payment that has to be made.

Because of this mindset, the idea that social media is free isn’t something that I bought into right away. The idea that our school could use social media to communicate, market and share information with our vast constituencies was incredible. To my joy, as I looked at some of the major sites and service I would be using I found that they were indeed, for the most part, completely without cost. Continue reading »

edSocialMedia Bootcamp Keynote St. John’s Prep

edSocialMedia Bootcamp Keynote St. John’s Prep
by Antonio Viva ·

A word of thanks to the folks over at WhippleHill Communications for streaming my keynote at the edSocialMedia Bootcamp at … Continue reading »

Social Media and the Carpentry Puzzle

Social Media and the Carpentry Puzzle
by Hans Mundahl ·

I’ve become a big fan of the power of social media in general and live video in particular to help … Continue reading »

Twitter Panic: Should I follow back?

Twitter Panic: Should I follow back?
by Hans Mundahl ·

When I first jumped on Twitter it was to follow people I met at events, conferences or folks I was … 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 »

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 »

Don’t Work Backwards: How to Develop a Strategy for Using Technology

Don’t Work Backwards: How to Develop a Strategy for Using Technology
by Marisa Peacock ·

It’s been said that technology is not a strategy. Technology is all around us, but that doesn’t mean that by … Continue reading »

Marketing Student Social Media

Marketing Student Social Media
by Rich Portelance ·

In preparing for my presentation at the WhippleHill User Confrerence last week, my mind has been grappling with the idea … Continue reading »

Facebook and Student Communications… things to consider.

Facebook and Student Communications… things to consider.
by William Stites ·

In a recent email I received from one of our school’s Educational Technology Coordinators, she asked my opinion on creating … Continue reading »