Tag: Facebook

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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4 Tips from Poynter to Increase Facebook Page Engagement

4 Tips from Poynter to Increase Facebook Page Engagement

| June 27, 2012 | 1 Comments

Jeff Sondermann of Poynter posted this piece last week that gives tips on increasing engagement on your Facebook page. In addition, he’s linked to some other good, related articles and included data. You can see his post from last week here: 4 Important Ways to Increase Engagement on Your Facebook Page.

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High school senior uses TheRecruitScoop.com to create college recruiting network, job after graduation

High school senior uses TheRecruitScoop.com to create college recruiting network, job after graduation

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

  A story in the New York Times describes a teenager who created his own social media niche with his love for basketball, his desire to connect, and his instinctive work ethic. It’s somewhat of a Cinderella story as well as a sign of how future career paths are unpredictable, because no one knows exactly […]

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Top 5 ways to use social media

Top 5 ways to use social media

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently at KEMPA’s Winter Adviser’s conference, JEA president Mark Newton spoke about the TOP FIVE. Top Five what? you may ask. Well, the Top Five everything journalism & advising. Mark encouraged us to make a top-five list and share it with each other via google document. You can check out the top-five doc, but here […]

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