“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything” Chuck Palahniuk (Diary)

“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything” Chuck Palahniuk (Diary)
by Tim McDonough ·

I apologize up front for reopening an old wound; But I recently received an email from a local middle school … Continue reading »

When they find you on Twitter…

When they find you on Twitter…
by Drew Millikin ·

And…. it’s finally happened.   When I moved from higher education to working at Groton School, one of the first … Continue reading »

Thinking Critically About Facebook Apps (a middle school workshop)

Thinking Critically About Facebook Apps (a middle school workshop)
by Richard Kassissieh ·

What are Facebook applications? How do companies use them to access your personal information? This workshop encourages middle school students to think critically about the social network sites they use. Continue reading »

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson
by Peter Baron ·

Lorrie Jackson, Director of Communications and Marketing of Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, TN & edSocialMedia contributor, sat down with me to discuss how she introduced social media into the school’s outreach plan, how it has been received by Lausanne’s constituents and advice for schools on how to get started with social media. Continue reading »

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson

Podcast: Sharing Social Media Thoughts, Early Experiences & Advice: A conversation with Lorrie Jackson
by Peter Baron ·

Lorrie Jackson, Director of Communications and Marketing of Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, TN & edSocialMedia contributor, sat down with me to discuss how she introduced social media into the school’s outreach plan, how it has been received by Lausanne’s constituents and advice for schools on how to get started with social media. Continue reading »

Are Independent Schools Sustainability? #podcast

Are Independent Schools Sustainability? #podcast
by Peter Baron ·

Patrick Bassett, President of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) joined me for a joint episode of The edSocialMedia Podcast and AdmissionsQuest’s Boarding School Podcast. Our conversation covered two main areas:

1. School strategies and sustainability in the current economic climate.
2. The ways in which schools can use new media to bind constituencies and reach and serve families. Continue reading »

Inside Look at EdTechTalk’s 21st Century Learning Series #podcast

Inside Look at EdTechTalk’s 21st Century Learning Series #podcast
by Peter Baron ·

This episode of the edSocialMedia Podcast features a sit down with the hosts of EdTechTalk’s 21st Century Learning webcast- Alex Ragone (Collegiate School & edSocialMedia contributor), Arvind Grover (The Hewitt School) and Vinnie Vrotny (North Shore Country Day School). We covered a lot of ground over our 30 minutes- from their early days at Webcast Academy to graduating to EdTechTalk & building their 21st Century Learning series to the shows impact on their professional lives. Continue reading »

Why Schools Shouldn’t Ignore Social Media

Why Schools Shouldn’t Ignore Social Media
by Antonio Viva ·

I woke up this morning and began my regular morning ritual which consists of letting my dogs out, making my … Continue reading »