By embracing social media, schools can engage students and their community in whole new ways. In this guest blog, school leader Brad Currie provides some practical tips on how to start.
All Blog Posts With social media Tag or Category
July 22, 2014
July 09, 2014
Making more effective use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools remains a challenge for most school districts and state education agencies, a new report says.
June 02, 2014
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal recently signed a law that prohibits K-12 schools from requiring student-athletes to fork over access to their social-media accounts.
May 21, 2014
At the Education Writers Association conference, two reporters describe how Twitter has become invaluable for covering the schools.
May 05, 2014
A great video example of how teachers and students are using Autism Expressed. It answers the question, "Who is is this program designed for?"
April 16, 2014
Districts are encouraged to incorporate strategies for responding to suicidal threats made on social media into their crisis-response plans.
April 04, 2014
Administrators of a national website that is the go-to source for information and advice about boycotting state assessments say the site has been hacked.
March 25, 2014
A Detroit education nonprofit partners with a national school-ratings website to provide parents more in-depth information about the city's schools.
March 20, 2014
In 2010 associate professor Christopher Emdin started a weekly Twitter chat called #HipHopEd to discuss the intersection of hip-hop and education. It has become an international education movement.
March 19, 2014
Recognizing that "a video library probably won't change practice," Pat Wasley set out to make Teaching Channel (Tch) an interactive community. The former dean of the University of Washington College of Education turned edupreneur took over the Oakland nonprofit two years ago.