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11 11, 2019

Building A Digital Footprint

By |2019-11-11T13:44:01-06:00November 11th, 2019|Digital Citizenship, Digital Leadership|0 Comments

Have you ever been told to fear something that you later wish you would have learned more about instead of avoiding it completely? Growing up, I was taught that credit cards should be avoided and that I should never have one especially as a young adult. Even though my parents had good intentions, the advice [...]

4 11, 2019

Bridging The Communications Gap

By |2019-11-06T10:59:45-06:00November 4th, 2019|Digital Citizenship, Digital Leadership, Social Media|0 Comments

The Rural School Communications Gap High Plains Community Schools is not uncommon in its Class D school setup. Like many consolidated rural schools across Nebraska, 12 miles of pavement separates the two school sites of HPC. The three communities of HPC - Polk, Hordville, and Clarks - form a small triangle in the heart of [...]

28 10, 2019

The Content Generation Episode 27: Student-Generated Social Media And Why It Matters

By |2019-10-30T15:12:15-06:00October 28th, 2019|Podcast|1 Comment

During this episode, Taylor and Amber discuss why student-generated social media is important for schools to consider and why it matters. Resources Mentioned: Adult vs Student-Generated Social Media Infographic at Pulaski High School (Created by Clay Reisler) Social Media Trends In Education Report Webinar on November 13th: 5 Design Tips That Will Help Your School's [...]

14 10, 2019

The Content Generation Episode 26: Justin Dearing

By |2019-10-15T13:26:52-06:00October 14th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Whether it involved short films or sports talk radio, Justin Dearing has been telling stories as far back as he can remember. He is a former high school Film and Radio Production teacher turned School PR professional. Currently, Justin is the Assistant Director of Communications for Carroll ISD in Southlake, Texas and co-hosting the podcast "School PR Happy [...]

7 10, 2019

Digital Citizenship Week: Lead. Learn. Grow

By |2019-10-06T14:09:27-06:00October 7th, 2019|Digital Citizenship|0 Comments

Guest post from Heather Callihan For the past few years, many schools and districts have celebrated Digital Citizenship Week in October. Digital Citizenship week aligns with Connected Educator Month. This week should be a time to share the importance of not only being a good digital citizen but also modeling and teaching what digital citizenship [...]

4 10, 2019

School Spotlight: Aurora Public Schools

By |2019-10-03T11:29:10-06:00October 4th, 2019|School Spotlight|0 Comments

School Name: Aurora Public Schools Location: Aurora, Nebraska How many students are enrolled at your school?  About 1200 (K-12). School Social Media Profiles: Facebook Twitter Instagram For this school spotlight, we interviewed Craig Badura. Craig is the K-12 Technology Coach at Aurora Public Schools. Follow him on Twitter @MrBadura.  Can’t be more proud of our [...]

30 09, 2019

The Content Generation Episode 25: #Digital4Good Highlights

By |2019-10-01T15:54:42-06:00September 30th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

During this episode, Taylor and Amber discuss highlights from the previous podcast episode, Taylor shares his takeaways from the #Digital4Good Conference, and you'll hear about some exciting things happening at Class Intercom this fall! Be sure to follow us on Twitter & Instagram @ClassIntercom.

21 09, 2019

Create A Winning Social Media Strategy For Your School In 5 Steps

By |2019-09-26T14:46:45-06:00September 21st, 2019|Webinar|0 Comments

Creating consistent and relevant content is the key to your school’s social media strategy. No matter the size of your social media or communications team, having a plan and organizing your content is key to a winning strategy. 1. Know your why. As an administrator, school PR professional or teacher, you know it’s important for [...]

16 09, 2019

The Content Generation Episode 24: Mitch Fisher, Student Generated Content

By |2019-09-16T09:48:51-06:00September 16th, 2019|Podcast|1 Comment

Mitch Fisher is a college student, podcaster, musician and social media enthusiast. Mitch is currently a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln majoring in advertising and public relations with a minor in theater. Mitch was first introduced to Class Intercom when he was in high school. During this interview, Mitch and I discussed: 1. How [...]

9 09, 2019

School Spotlight: Norris Middle School

By |2019-09-11T13:39:41-06:00September 9th, 2019|Digital Citizenship, Digital Leadership, School Spotlight|0 Comments

Middle School Students Using Social Media School Information School Name: Norris Middle School Location: Firth, Nebraska How many students are enrolled at your school? There are about 600 enrolled at the middle school and 2500 across campus. School Social Media Profiles Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube For this school spotlight, we interviewed Jason Cullison. Jason teaches [...]