Must See ‘New Hampton’ TV!

Must See ‘New Hampton’ TV!
by Peter Baron ·

Have you caught Hans Mundahl’s latest edSocialMedia video (Social Media and the Carpentry Puzzle)? If not, take 5 minutes, it’s worth every second.

His post provides an ideal segue into edSocialMedia’s latest podcast. Hans & I began with a conversation about the tensions that pop up as schools begin to participate in social media and from there focused on the student produced livecast New Hampton TV. He spoke about the program’s growth, the technological & communication lessons learned by the students, and some of the surprises they’ve faced along the way. Continue reading »

Video: Tracking Your Success

Video: Tracking Your Success
by Richard Kassissieh ·

(On the topic of website video, here is a follow-up to Video Primer.) Is your video experiment working? Check your … Continue reading »

Social Media and the Carpentry Puzzle

Social Media and the Carpentry Puzzle
by Hans Mundahl ·

I’ve become a big fan of the power of social media in general and live video in particular to help … Continue reading »

Video Primer

Video Primer
by Rich Portelance ·

Working at an independent school offers plenty of great opportunities to produce video: plays, games, gatherings, graduations, celebrations, traditions and more. You don’t have to shot everything, but if you pick your spots and produce a couple of pieces, you will strengthen your internal communications channels, and possibly even some external channels as well. Continue reading »

Social Media in Travel Programs: Part 2 — Twitter in Travel, growing the base.

Social Media in Travel Programs: Part 2 — Twitter in Travel, growing the base.
by William Stites ·

In an earlier blog post I wrote of my addiction to Twitter and my thoughts on the service as a … 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 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 »

Youtube, Vimeo or Both?

Youtube, Vimeo or Both?
by Peter Baron ·

First off, I want to express a warm thank you to Steve & Ernest for inviting me to participate in … Continue reading »