Good Rapport: Maintaining a Professional Online Presence

Good Rapport: Maintaining a Professional Online Presence
by Jay MacMullan ·

A few months ago, I discovered a great program called Rapportive to use in combination with Google Apps.   Rapportive downloads in … Continue reading »

Statistics to tell the Story with Students

Statistics to tell the Story with Students
by William Stites ·

I always knew I wanted to be an artist.   When I was in high school I stopped taking math … Continue reading »

Become what you are

Become what you are
by Tim McDonough ·

“Become what you are” is more than a great 1993 album by Juliana Hatfield (worth noting; I’ve had a crush … Continue reading »

Social Media Islands

Social Media Islands
by Rachel Sebell ·

For educators, summer is a time to step back, reflect and plan for the coming year. Those of us also … Continue reading »

It’s Not a Set of Tools… It’s a Point of View

It’s Not a Set of Tools… It’s a Point of View
by Hans Mundahl ·

School home pages are collecting social media buttons faster than I can grab free pens from the vendors at a … Continue reading »

Don’t Make It More Difficult

Don’t Make It More Difficult
by Basil Kolani ·

My school is in the middle of a website redesign, and just this week someone raised the question, “Who is … Continue reading »

Galvanize Your department With Social Media Tools

Galvanize Your department With Social Media Tools
by Rachel Sebell ·

For social media mavens, who already blog, tweet, Facebook, digg and use every other form of social media we can … Continue reading »

Windward’s Founder’s Day Goes Interactive

Windward’s Founder’s Day Goes Interactive
by Stephen Johnson ·

The edSocialMedia crew swooped into Windward School in Los Angeles recently for a boot camp that involved several Windward faculty … 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 »

Bootcamp: Boston (Area), November 12, 2009

Bootcamp: Boston (Area), November 12, 2009
by Peter Baron ·

Join us on November 12, 2009 at St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA for a social media bootcamp experience.

Learn how social media can help you strengthen relationships with the constituents that matter most- your students, parents, faculty & alumni.

Who should attend: K-12 or higher-ed administrators and staff in Admissions, Marketing, Communications, External-affairs, Advancement, or Alumni/Development. Continue reading »