Tagged: "web 2.0"
For social media mavens, who already blog, tweet, Facebook, digg and use every other form of social media we can get our hands on, it’s hard for us to understand why our co-workers don’t rush at the opportunity to use social media every chance they can to connect with alumni, parents and students. In January, [...]
Join us on June 16, 2010 at Our Savior Lutheran School, Livermore, CA 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.
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.
edSocialMedia Bootcamp A School Administrator's Guide to Social Media Join us on January 19, 2010 at Bentley School (Upper School Campus), Lafayette, CA 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. This full day workshop provides an in-depth introduction to social media technology for school leaders, and administrators, complete with an opportunity to create content and get your hands dirty.
Are you trying to understand the buzz around social media and whether or not it can truly benefit your school? Join Antonio Viva, Associate Head of School and English teacher at Worcester Academy for a free webinar on Monday, May 18 at 3 pm ET that explores the creation of “WA Mash” and how he has successfully integrated social media into the curriculum of his Creative Writing course.
It seems like no matter how hard I try, serving as an administrator at independent school with 655 students and 150 employees during the months of April and May reminds of riding The Comet roller coaster at The Great Escape in Lake George, New York. I mean, seriously, how many of us really have the time to devote to maintaining a social media presence, let alone cultivate and foster the many meaningful networks and relationships we belong too?
We all know the “top dogs” in the world of social media; Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube have started to become household names. Every once in a while, I use StumbleUpon to channel surf the web and I came across a great website that I think has enormous potential for educators. It is also mildly [...]