Tag: Facebook

Need a social media reality check with your staff? Try an adjective activity to root out inappropriate posting

Need a social media reality check with your staff? Try an adjective activity to root out inappropriate posting

| May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re social media trial went awry, or you want to avoid one in the first place, try this activity with your staff (this activity was shared on the Journalism Education Association listserv). Circle the traits you most want others to know you by. Cross out the traits you do NOT want associated with you. […]

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Storify: Use social media to write fun stories, like the sample here of JEA / NSPA San Francisco convention

Storify: Use social media to write fun stories, like the sample here of JEA / NSPA San Francisco convention

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

[View the story “Try Storify for curating social media posts” on Storify]

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Organize a 2-Person Team to Handle Social Media Accounts [Handout]

Organize a 2-Person Team to Handle Social Media Accounts [Handout]

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is not always easy figuring out how to have social media run in a publications room. Probably because there are 128 ways to set it up. I am pretty sure we are in version 57 of how to divide the social duties in our room. It is important to find what works for you […]

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Scholastic Journalism Call for Help on Social Media Use

Scholastic Journalism Call for Help on Social Media Use

| October 1, 2012 | 11 Comments

Social media has become a piece in the fabric of our lives, including the professional world of journalism. Many teachers across the country are beginning to incorporate social media lessons and practices in their classroom, and in my opinion, for good reason. We need to stay on top of the fast-paced, ever changing technologies to report the […]

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Tips by Steve Buttry on elevating your Twitter use and engaging in breaking news

Tips by Steve Buttry on elevating your Twitter use and engaging in breaking news

| September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Judy Babb posted a link to this post on the JEA Listserv yesterday and called it ‘fabulous.’ In the post “Workshops on elevating your Twitter use and engaging in breaking news“, Steve Buttry shares presentations he used at workshops for professional journalists. One is titled “Elevate your Twitter Game” and touches on subjects from hashtags […]

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Ways to have a social media presence for your staff when your high school says ‘No’

Ways to have a social media presence for your staff when your high school says ‘No’

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Our school won’t let us be on social media, what are we to do?” I get that question quite a bit — ok, maybe not worded exactly that way, but the idea is the same no matter how it’s delivered. Students in 2012 would like a social presence for their staff (and they need it), […]

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Curriculum for a High School Social Media Class

Curriculum for a High School Social Media Class

| August 23, 2012 | 3 Comments

Lately there has been a lot of talk about 21st century learning. Schools all over the country are having discussions about this buzz phrase. Schools are trying to figure out how to bring in technology to classrooms, but many are still blocking a crucial tool: social media. I believe 21st century learning is more than […]

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Reasons social media should be in schools

Reasons social media should be in schools

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Social media use is still on the rise. Did anyone else notice the Twitter commercials during the Olympics? It is become a normalcy in our media landscape, but some schools are still skeptical about incorporating the tool into schools and classrooms. There is a lot of fear surrounding social media in schools, a fear of […]

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How Your Staff Can Create a Facebook Fan Page

How Your Staff Can Create a Facebook Fan Page

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Creating a Facebook presence for your staff is pretty easy and there are some great resources out there on how to do it. Your staff can use this Facebook page a variety of ways from promoting content to engaging their audience. A few things to know when you’re setting up your Facebook presence: Staffs should […]

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