Student-athletes and social media … do they know?

A recent study summarized by The Chronicle for Higher Education suggested student-athletes aren't always clear on what is acceptable - or appreciated - by their coaches on social media. Do your student-athletes know what is right? The emphasis isn't necessarily on the specific do's and don'ts - though we've listed a few below - but just … Continue reading Student-athletes and social media … do they know?

Photos can reveal ‘what learning looks like’

A Twitter chat some time back focusd on the topic of conversation revolves around photos in the classroom. Of course there are the regular considerations (not interrupting the classroom too much, and making sure you have permission to post photos of students on your website and other platforms). But beyond that, there are many ways … Continue reading Photos can reveal ‘what learning looks like’

A handful of photo ideas for Facebook and your website

We hope to occasionally provide a few story ideas for you when looking for content to share on Facebook, and they may also work on your school website. Some of these may only apply to certain levels of school. 1- Daily 'dress-up' days photos. Lincoln East High School had a 10 percent bump in followers … Continue reading A handful of photo ideas for Facebook and your website

Find a great idea and put it on your schedule where it can do the most good

Does it seem like the communications team at the University of Oklahoma gets "it"? This group seems to come up with a lot of clever ways to integrate the stories of the campus into the communication strategy. I think the key is once you find a good idea, develop a schedule of how that good … Continue reading Find a great idea and put it on your schedule where it can do the most good