A Twitter Twist: Bay Ridge Prep Case Study

A Twitter Twist: Bay Ridge Prep Case Study
by Lorrie Jackson ·

Tired of the same ole’, same ole’ in social media? Spend some time on Bay Ridge Prep’s Twitter profile and you might just get the inspiration you’re looking for.

This K-12 independent school out of Brooklyn, New York uses its Twitter presence to share more than the standard campus news. 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 »

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 »

900 Fans in 5 Months? One School’s Story

900 Fans in 5 Months? One School’s Story
by Lorrie Jackson ·

How do you get almost 900 Facebook fans in just five months? Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School … Continue reading »

Social Media Case Study: Pope John Paul II High School (MA)

Social Media Case Study: Pope John Paul II High School (MA)
by Lorrie Jackson ·

For the next few months, I’ll be sharing best practices from schools like yours across the U.S. and abroad. This month, we’re starting with a bit of a surprise… Continue reading »

Free Webinar (5/18, 3 pm): The Story of the WA Mash

Free Webinar (5/18, 3 pm): The Story of the WA Mash
by Peter Baron ·

Are you trying to understand the buzz around social media and whether or not it can truly benefit your school? Join Antonio Viva, Associate Head of School and English teacher at Worcester Academy for a free webinar on Monday, May 18 at 3 pm ET that explores the creation of “WA Mash” and how he has successfully integrated social media into the curriculum of his Creative Writing course. Continue reading »

Are you afraid of making social media mistakes?

Are you afraid of making social media mistakes?
by Antonio Viva ·

I say, don’t be! This morning I came across an interesting article by Denise Zimmerman over at iMedia Connection called … Continue reading »

Dear Head of School:

Dear Head of School:
by Travis Warren ·

I graduated from your school in the early nineties. My twentieth reunion is a little more then a year away and now, more then ever, I reflect back on how import my time at Prep was to me. I recently reached out to the development office and offered to help organize my class online. Between our upcoming reunion and the new likelihood of people looking for work, it seemed to me as though websites like Facebook and LinkedIn could be important means of communication. Continue reading »