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Getting administrators connected

  1. 1. Getting Administrators Connected<br />The Power of PLNs & Social Media<br />
  2. 2. Take-Aways from This Presentation<br />Outline my own personal odyssey into social media & PLNs<br />How can we get administrators to engage in social media & PLNs?<br />Provide some ideas on how to develop a dynamic PLN<br />Ideas on how administrators can make the most of social media tools & PLNs<br />
  3. 3. Social Media: The Horror Stories!<br /><ul><li>Pennsylvania Teacher In Blog Trouble
  4. 4. Massachusetts School Administrator Quits After Comments Posted About Parents on Facebook
  5. 5. Facebook Photos Get Assistant Principal in Hot Water
  6. 6. 7 Students Suspended for Posting Defamatory Remarks About Assistant Principal
  7. 7. Brownsville Teacher in Trouble Due to Facebook Photo of Her with Stripper
  8. 8. Plant City, Florida Teacher Sends Inappropriate Messages to Student</li></li></ul><li>Truth About Social Media: What I’ve Learned by Using It<br />Fosters national & international connections<br />Provides a massive amount of educational resources & information<br />Fosters a 21st century understanding of social media’s place in the world<br />Allows me to engage in an international conversation about education<br />
  9. 9. My PLN<br />Blog Posts<br />Web Sites<br />Onlinearticles<br />Any Web-Based Content<br />
  10. 10. My PLN Tools<br />
  11. 11. Blogging: Why A Should Administrators Blog?<br />
  12. 12. Blogging Sites<br />Blogger<br />http://www.blogger.com<br />WordPress<br />http://wordpress.org/<br />Edublogs<br />http://edublogs.org/<br />TypePad<br />http://www.typepad.com/<br />
  13. 13. My PLN Tools<br />
  14. 14. Reasons for Administrators to Use Twitter<br />
  15. 15. Twitter Screenshot<br />
  16. 16. Ways to Use Twitter Effectively<br />Watch and Listen<br />Learn to Follow<br />Give Generously<br />Use Twitter Lists<br />Tag Your Tweets<br />Expose Yourself<br />Participate in Chats<br />Participate in Online Conferences<br />
  17. 17. My PLN Tools<br />
  18. 18. What Are Google Alerts?<br />Emails Sent to Your Email Account<br />Search Results from the Web<br />Use to Monitor Any Topic<br />http://www.google.com/alerts<br />
  19. 19. Why Should Administrators Use Google Alerts?<br />
  20. 20. Google Alert Email<br />
  21. 21. My PLN Tools<br />
  22. 22. Why Should Administrators Use Google Reader?<br />
  23. 23. Google Reader Interface<br />
  24. 24. My PLN Tools<br />
  25. 25. Why Should Administrators Use Diigo?<br />
  26. 26. My PLN Tools<br />
  27. 27. Why Should Administrators Use Wikis?<br /><ul><li>Way to promote project collaboration: school improvement plans, policy collaboration
  28. 28. Way to provide access to documents
  29. 29. Way to provide information quickly
  30. 30. Way to share ideas & information</li></li></ul><li>My PLN Tools<br />
  31. 31. Questions<br />
  32. 32. Contact Information<br />John Robinson BA, MA, MSA, EdS<br />Principal of Newton Conover Health Science High School<br />john_robinson@nccs.k12.nc.us<br />Follow Me on Twitter: @21stprincipal<br />Diigo<br />Facebook<br />

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