Schools & Social Media Community Staff Students • Communication • Professional • Craft a Digital • Branding & Development Footprint Marketing • Virtually attend • Connect with • Inside look at conferences higher ed your school • Connect with • Connect with • Develop resources experts & Partners resources
Top Two Ways Schools Communicate Website Newsletters
How The Rest of the World Communicates Cell Facebook Phones Blogs Pinterest Twitter Email
Getting Started Purpose • What is your message? • Who is your audience? Which tools? • Website-add a blog • Already existing? Develop a Content Plan • What will you share?
Who?• You and your staff?• Students?Policies• Educate your staff, students• Workshops for parentsLaunch Promote Measure• How will they know?• How did you grow?
Keep in MindYou can prescheduleDon’t “binge” tweetPollsPhotosShare articlesPhotos of EventsRead our Blog and othersConsider a school blog
Ideas Take your publications Keep Facebook PhotoHave a School Hashtag courses to social media Albums for courses andHost scheduled chats events Pin for Parent Ed Carry your phone or College iPad on walkthroughs PBL Tweet & FB Bullying
Cool Social Media Tools Topsy Twylah Hootsuite Paper.liTweetchat Cool Storify Tools
Get Connected Follow us! Like us! Read us! Pin us!
More Resources• Seriously, Stop Blocking & Banning for Educators• The Connected Educator: Leading & Learning in the Digital Age by Sheryl Nussbaum Beach• CoSNs MAKING PROGRESS: Rethinking State and School District Policies Concerning Mobile Technologies and Social Media• Communicating and Connecting With Social Media• ISTEs NETS for Admin, Teachers & Students [Click Picture to View Website]
Twitter Wins #PBLChat @DNTHS Napa New Tech Video YOU choose the topics The Interrupters Critical Friends with Students chat, too Alex Kotlowitz Hollywood Director Each Tues 8pm EST Global Social Media #MYParty12 Projects #KIHChem Arab Spring #ApexNT Kony12 #LLSVC The Dragonfly Effect