To my shock and horror, my students claimed to have never seen a PopUp Video. They were vaguely aware of VH1 and suspected that some old people still watch it? If it even exists? We were brainstorming uses of Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker, and I was sharing that a colleague had a great idea of using the free online tool to make a PopUp video of a presidential debate.
You, like me, have spent a fair amount of time watching on-line videos. Who can blame us? When we need a break from grading, routines, or vacuuming, lovely owls, talking dogs, or five people playing one guitar are irresistible draws.
The edSocialMedia Bootcamp at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School brings together independent and private school professionals to spend a day in a hands-on training environment. The morning will begin with a presentation to illustrate best practices and case studies, followed by a team-driven approach to learning social media tools.
At La Salle College High School, we’ve been seriously involved in Social Media since about 2010, with a growing buy-in from our community yearly. But our students (an all-boys independent high school) were still leery of connecting with the official school accounts in fear of being “watched” by the administration. As all of you likely are [...]
Next time you’re with your students, look around. How many of them have smartphones in their hands? In a lot of classrooms, the answer will be all of them. Every teen has the web in his or her pocket. And it’s not so easy to unplug. We are almost physically attached to our technology at [...]
Social media should be an integral part of your overall advancement plan, but is your school doing enough to be heard and remembered? In this two-day series, see first-hand how six edSocialMedia contributors have found social media success at their school.
Last week, I spent the day with the edSocialMedia in Annapolis, MD helping a group of independent school professionals dive into the act of social sharing. Throughout the day, the seven teams scurried around in an effort to shoot and post video, send tweets, pin photos, write blog posts and more. The workshop was designed [...]
Join edSocialMedia on Nov. 16 for a special hands-on social media bootcamp in partnership with The Strategic Marketing & Advancement Institute in Annapolis, Maryland.
With a simple click of a button, your alumni, advancement and academic offices can host live broadcasts through Hangouts, one of Google's latest features in Google+. In this edsocialmedia webinar, Ryan Bowse from Wikispaces shares his knowledge of what has worked in Google+ Hangouts.
I fully recognize that it's a nuisance when something you're used to changes how it looks and functions. For the purpose of this post, let's take Facebook as the example. Here is a great look at how Facebook has changed looks over the years. Do you remember getting angry over any/all of these changes?