Tagged: "independent schools"
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 [...]
The following video opened my eyes to a new language–computer programming. Often referred to as coding, mastery of this language is in high demand. Actually, mastery is not even necessary, “being conversational” in the language of coding can open many doors. Simply put by Steve Jobs, “Everybody in this country should learn how to program a [...]
When it comes to storytelling at your school, it’s often not the grand plan or best intention that makes the headlines, but the small moment or serendipitous coincidence that often seems to be the most notable.
One of the things I constantly struggle with as an administrator at a junior school is the issue of privacy in social media outlets. We want to promote our school via these social networks, but we also want to protect the privacy of our younger students. For now, we have chosen to only publish student [...]
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I once overheard a colleague state that textbooks are outdated; that flat images on paper are going the way of the dinosaur—extinct. Okay, so admittedly, that educator was me, and perhaps the statement is a bit premature, as many students do not yet own laptops or tablets. But the revolution is coming! I’ve got my “end of the world as we know it” sign ready to display.
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?