To my shock and horror, my students claimed to have never seen a PopUp Video. They were vaguely aware of VH1 and suspected that some old people still watch it? If it even exists? We were brainstorming uses of Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker, and I was sharing that a colleague had a great idea of using the free online tool to make a PopUp video of a presidential debate.
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 [...]
When entering the messy world of social media, people want, need, demand standards. By standards, of course, they mean rules. Corporations, accustomed to controlling all behavior all of the time, prefer to have standards (rules) that people follow without question (maybe grumbling, not questioning). That extends to social media, where they struggle to control even [...]
Join edSocialMedia and Proof for a #NAIS Networking Event! It's a terrific opportunity for independent and private school professionals in the Philly Area to talk social media and meet your PLN face-to-face! Come one, come all—whether you're a part of the NAIS conference or live nearby, we'd love to see you.
I recently began a new small business that will rely heavily on free marketing. I don't have a huge advertising budget or unlimited marketing resources, thus several of the ways in which I am working to grow the company is via social media, email, and word-of-mouth marketing.
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.
Join edSocialMedia and WhippleHill for a New Hampshire Area Tweetup! It's a terrific opportunity for independent school professionals in the area to talk social media!
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.