A Parent’s Appreciation of a Classroom Blog

A Parent’s Appreciation of a Classroom Blog
by Steve Ritchie ·

My daughter’s 4th grade teacher has a class blog. It’s simple, straightforward, no frills. And it is a thing of beauty. … 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 »

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 »

Accelerating a SLOW-cial Media Campaign

Accelerating a SLOW-cial Media Campaign
by Lorrie Jackson ·

Maybe your supervisor panicked when he saw a competitor’s robust Facebook page. Maybe your alumni donations are abysmal. Maybe Twitter is just plain fun and why not tweet for your school in your spare time?

These are all too common reasons for starting into social media in an independent school but for many such well-intentioned starts don’t end well. Social media becomes SLOW-cial because, unlike in Field of Dreams, sometimes they don’t come when you build it. Let’s examine why and more importantly, how you can avoid the void in the conversation. Continue reading »

Social Networking Guide for Parents

Social Networking Guide for Parents
by Alex Ragone ·

As part of my regular professional development, I have a group of education technology professionals I follow on Twitter.  Through … Continue reading »