Improving Schools With         Social MediaLyn Hilt             Eric Sheningerhttp://lynhilt.com   http://ericsheninger.com
Educators in the Digital AgeShare their visionStart conversationsLearn with other educatorsLead by exampleEmbrace innovati...
Social Media is a Game Changer
Social Media is NOT an        Enemy
why use social media?
why use social media?          free
why use social media?          free   connected
why use social media?          free       connected        reflective
why use social media?          free       connected        reflective   available
Social Media is a Multi-Dimensional Educational ToolInvolveCreateDiscussPromoteMeasure
Specific Uses           (Administrator and/or Teacher)CommunicationPublic RelationsBrandingProfessional GrowthOpportunityE...
Communication
Public Relations
VideoPictures Blogs
e    esheninger.blogspot.com
Connected Principalshttp://www.connectedprincipals.com/
Branding
what it is.
what it should be.
via @willrich45
our successes✤   elementary technology cohort✤   autonomy --> Fed-Ex days✤   teacher-led learning opportunities
etc      http://elemresources.wiki.elanco.net/Elem                    +Tech+Cohort
give them autonomy
let them lead
Image: Alec Couros
time?fixed mindsets?efforts rewarded?
Time is Not an Excuse
engaging elementary learners...(It’s not about the tools.)
creativity             http://littlebirdtales.com/tales/view/story_id/1727/
collaboration
communication
communication
communication
critical thinking
Engagement
Opportunity
acknowledgementsthanks toAlec Couros          Other images sharedGeorge Couros        Blooms’ graphicsRoyan LeeWill Richar...
ContactLyn Hilt             Eric SheningerTwitter: @l_hilt     Twitter: @NMHS_PrincipalSkype: l_hilt        Skype: eric.sh...
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Practical strategies on how educators and schools can utilize social media to improve communications, engage students, foster meaningful professional development, and discover opportunities.

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  • free - tools are free, use them. connected - let’s stop being our own islands. share our greatness. reflective- this is the part of our practice we don’t often have time for. available- learning doesn’t have to stop after school is over. 24/7 access.\n\n
  • free - tools are free, use them. connected - let’s stop being our own islands. share our greatness. reflective- this is the part of our practice we don’t often have time for. available- learning doesn’t have to stop after school is over. 24/7 access.\n\n
  • free - tools are free, use them. connected - let’s stop being our own islands. share our greatness. reflective- this is the part of our practice we don’t often have time for. available- learning doesn’t have to stop after school is over. 24/7 access.\n\n
  • free - tools are free, use them. connected - let’s stop being our own islands. share our greatness. reflective- this is the part of our practice we don’t often have time for. available- learning doesn’t have to stop after school is over. 24/7 access.\n\n
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  • old model: stand and deliver. \n Lead learners \n Continuous \n
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  • we want this for teachers. we want it for students.\n
  • i think teachers want to learn. they just don’t know where to focus their efforts. i don’t see many teachers that refuse to engage with new tools or social media. \n
  • Teachers on Twitter fed out of ETC\n using Diigo and MHH to share resources\n
  • structure that works for us: beginning of month, midmonth, end of moneth\nthe wiki is the place where we share ideas and collaborate\nTEACHERS ON TWITTER. model for them, get it started. hashtags will help. that was one of our first sessions, that and social bookmarking, and it’s served us well. \nget them set up with reader.\nInvite them to conferences such as this. book talks. \n
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  • organized the whole day through social media\nteachers used feedback forms\nsaw the move from consumer of info to producer and sharer - I now have teachers blogging and putting their ideas out there for others to see\n
  • what we ultimately want is a teacher who is open to learning from all of these sources. \n
  • challenges\ntime - get creative. Use the tools.\nfixed mindsets- show successes, relate back to students\nrecognition - celebrate, make them the leaders; share their stuff\nshow their efforst are valued- act 48 credit, curriculum rate, etc,\n
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  • authentic voices\n
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  • so many tools, make it meaningful for learning\n
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  • together is better. whether it’s through social media use first, or \n
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  • Improving Schools With Social Media

    1. 1. Improving Schools With Social MediaLyn Hilt Eric Sheningerhttp://lynhilt.com http://ericsheninger.com
    2. 2. Educators in the Digital AgeShare their visionStart conversationsLearn with other educatorsLead by exampleEmbrace innovation and technology integrationAre transparentLeverage the POWER of Web 2.0
    3. 3. Social Media is a Game Changer
    4. 4. Social Media is NOT an Enemy
    5. 5. why use social media?
    6. 6. why use social media? free
    7. 7. why use social media? free connected
    8. 8. why use social media? free connected reflective
    9. 9. why use social media? free connected reflective available
    10. 10. Social Media is a Multi-Dimensional Educational ToolInvolveCreateDiscussPromoteMeasure
    11. 11. Specific Uses (Administrator and/or Teacher)CommunicationPublic RelationsBrandingProfessional GrowthOpportunityEngagement
    12. 12. Communication
    13. 13. Public Relations
    14. 14. VideoPictures Blogs
    15. 15. e esheninger.blogspot.com
    16. 16. Connected Principalshttp://www.connectedprincipals.com/
    17. 17. Branding
    18. 18. what it is.
    19. 19. what it should be.
    20. 20. via @willrich45
    21. 21. our successes✤ elementary technology cohort✤ autonomy --> Fed-Ex days✤ teacher-led learning opportunities
    22. 22. etc http://elemresources.wiki.elanco.net/Elem +Tech+Cohort
    23. 23. give them autonomy
    24. 24. let them lead
    25. 25. Image: Alec Couros
    26. 26. time?fixed mindsets?efforts rewarded?
    27. 27. Time is Not an Excuse
    28. 28. engaging elementary learners...(It’s not about the tools.)
    29. 29. creativity http://littlebirdtales.com/tales/view/story_id/1727/
    30. 30. collaboration
    31. 31. communication
    32. 32. communication
    33. 33. communication
    34. 34. critical thinking
    35. 35. Engagement
    36. 36. Opportunity
    37. 37. acknowledgementsthanks toAlec Couros Other images sharedGeorge Couros Blooms’ graphicsRoyan LeeWill Richardson Images shared by FlickrEric Sheninger usersKelly Tenkely rdhaut zephyrance bitzi Kirklau
    38. 38. ContactLyn Hilt Eric SheningerTwitter: @l_hilt Twitter: @NMHS_PrincipalSkype: l_hilt Skype: eric.sheningerhttp://lynhilt.com http://ericsheninger.comlynhilt@gmail.com esheninger@gmail.com

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