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Improving Schools With Social Media

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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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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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