Tweets, likes, and friends: Making a path with social media

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Tweets, likes, and friends: Making a path with social media

  1. 1. Tweets, likes, and friends:Making a path withsocial mediaDan McCueGrinnell-Newburg School District laptop roll-outAugust 21, 2012
  2. 2. What we will cover What social media is How we can use social media…
  3. 3. Join theconversation Tweet me:@mccuedan
  4. 4. A little context…
  5. 5. http://xkcd.com/802/
  6. 6. The Communication process
  7. 7. What can you do with socialmedia? Connect Listen Contribute Win a school board election
  8. 8. Meet JoshLafazan, Syosset(NY) SchoolBoard Trustee.• Website• Blog• Facebook• Live video teleconference• Turned 18 in January
  9. 9. A sampling of Grinnell teacherswho tweet:@MrCrites@GHSpanish (Ms. McDonough)Ms. Hansen@GHSEnglish9 (Ms. Greenquist)Ms. Durbin@Mr_WaldschmittMs. AhrensMr. Covino
  10. 10. Realize your dreams.Feed your curiosity.
  11. 11. Austin Kleon: Steal like an artist.
  12. 12. Tavi Gevinson: Fashion blogger http://www.thestylerookie.com/ I wanted to be part of the community where I could discuss a topic my friends werent interested in, and to have a creative outlet to force myself out of dressing boringly.
  13. 13. Gretchen Rubin:The Happiness Project“„What do I want from life,anyway?‟ I asked myself.„Well…I want tobe happy.’ But I had neverthought about what mademe happy, or how I mightbe happier.”
  14. 14. You. Started accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn Commented on blogs Started your own blog Created a community Earned a living
  15. 15. How?Be bold.Be patient.Be kind.

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