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Transforming an Educational Experience with Social Media


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Transforming an Educational Experience with Social Media

  1. 1. Transforming an Educational Experience with Social Media
  2. 2. WHO AM I?! twitter:@wstites /
  3. 3. My three things... Why use social media in your school It’s all about engagement You can do this
  4. 4. Why Social Media?
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  6. 6.
  7. 7. Process
  8. 8. Authentic stories
  9. 9. Message & Engagement
  10. 10. Audience Blog YouTube Flickr Twitter 1074 Views 2426 Views 3547 Images 369 Followers 735 Unique 46 Countries 22645 Views 17 Countries
  11. 11. Contribution
  12. 12. Where to start?
  13. 13. Inspiration & guinea pig
  14. 14. Training & Professional Development
  15. 15. The short(er) message
  16. 16. The long(er) message
  17. 17. The video message
  18. 18. The picture message
  19. 19. The connections
  20. 20. “I just wanted to offer my sincere thanks to you all for providing what I know is Graham's most enriching and memorable experience of his high school career.   I am sure the trip will remain one of his most unforgettable lifetime experiences as well.   We traveled with you all vicariously as we followed the blog posts, tweets, photos and videos.  What wonderful tools these were and what wonderful places you visited and experienced.   Thank you again for your willingness to travel abroad with 20 teenagers (not something most of us would undertake).  I hope you all have a wonderful summer.”
  21. 21. William Stites Director of Technology The Montclair Kimberley Academy Blogger in Chief edSocialMedia Twitter: @wstites / @edsocialmedia / @irishstudies