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16 12, 2019

12 Days of Content

By |2019-12-20T11:52:22-06:00December 16th, 2019|Digital Citizenship, Digital Leadership, Social Media|0 Comments

Right now administrators, teachers and students are counting down the days until Holiday break. If you’re still planning content between now and next semester, we know it can be easy to check out and not think about content until January. As we mentioned in our Thanksgiving post, your holiday content for your school should be [...]

9 12, 2019

The Content Generation Episode 29: Sydney Jensen

By |2019-12-23T06:56:23-06:00December 9th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Sydney Jensen, a Georgia native, is a ninth-grade English teacher at Lincoln High School. Located in the epicenter of America's heartland: Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln is one of the nation's top cities for refugee resettlement. Students at Lincoln High speak more than 30 languages. Jensen also serves as an instructional coach working with new and veteran [...]

27 11, 2019

3 Ways to Dress Up Your School’s Holiday Content

By |2019-12-01T00:11:16-06:00November 27th, 2019|Social Media|0 Comments

During the Holidays, we often see schools resorting to what we call a stuffing mentality. Content is baked in without much thought or effort. What's the difference between stuffing and dressing? In the culinary world, stuffing is called stuffing because it is meant to be cooked in the same pan as the bird. It might [...]

25 11, 2019

The Content Generation Episode 28: Christopher Aumueller, FanWord

By |2019-11-25T10:41:21-06:00November 25th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Christopher Aumueller is the CEO and founder of Fanword, a storytelling company for sports teams. During this interview, we spoke with Chris about his career journey and what led him to creating a company focused on storytelling. As a former Division 1 tennis player, Chris has a unique perspective regarding student athletes and social media [...]

11 11, 2019

Building A Digital Footprint

By |2020-01-15T10:15:42-06:00November 11th, 2019|Case Study, 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 |2019-10-30T15:12:15-05:00October 28th, 2019|Podcast|2 Comments

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 |2019-10-15T13:26:52-05:00October 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 |2019-10-06T14:09:27-05:00October 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 [...]