This webinar will focus on the integral use of social media and its use in our schools. Using his new book, "Communicating and Connecting with Social Media," co-author Jason Ramsden will discuss: How to use social media to communicate effectively about your school, how to use social media to enhance professional development for educator and much more.
After great anticipation, Google+ pages are now available. But what does that mean for your school or organization? Join us on Thursday, Nov. 17, as we examine and speculate about the future of Google+ pages in your organization.
edSocialMedia’s Facebook bootcamp at Stuart Country Day School allows participants to spend a day in a hands-on workshop where they will learn how to create and administer a dynamic Facebook Page. Limited spaces are available.
I ran my first and only marathon, the Quebec City Marathon, in August 2008. I had trained for marathons three times before but failed to get to the starting line due to injuries. My plan was simple, train through the summer in Boston and head up to Canada to run the race of my life [...]
There’s no denying that people have great ideas. But not every idea is worth implementing. That’s especially true when it comes to your school’s online presence. While everyone thinks their idea is the best, it’s your job as the communications director, marketing strategist, or web manager to distinguish the good ideas from the not-so-good ones. [...]
“Become what you are” is more than a great 1993 album by Juliana Hatfield (worth noting; I’ve had a crush on Juliana since roughly 1994), it is a great phrase to keep in mind when using social media for your school. I thought of Juliana Hatfield’s album title when I read this quote: “You don’t [...]
I love to learn. And I think it’s safe to say that most people who work in education love to learn. I’m constantly looking for conferences, workshops, seminars and webinars to attend and extend my knowledge. But it’s not necessarily the education conferences that I get the most benefit from. Although I work in the [...]
I apologize up front for reopening an old wound; But I recently received an email from a local middle school principal who shared Ben Franklin Middle School Principal Anthony Orsini’s letter about not using facebook or any social media with her school community. She too has urged her families to ignore facebook and all social [...]
School administrators take note. The Internet is not isolating children or teenagers. In fact, chances are they are more connected because of it. According to the Pew Internet Personal Networks and Community survey social media activities are associated with several beneficial social activities, including having discussion networks that are more likely to contain people from [...]
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.