Why School Administrators Need to Embrace Social Media

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TL;DR: Your community is on social media now more than ever. If you’re not utilizing social media to communicate with students, stakeholders, and staff, you’re not using a potentially valuable tool. In the “new world” of COVID-19, people are turning to social media even more. You should be there. There is so much value in simply listening to your community. … Read More

197: Remember why you got into this. – Derek McCoy chats with us about having the right priorities, reflecting on what we’ve learn this year, and remembering why we got into this.

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Derek McCoy chats with us about having the right priorities, reflecting on what we’ve learn this year, and remembering why we got into this.   Derek’s Recommendations EdTech Tool: Jamboard Book: “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngela Who to Follow: Darren Ellwein (@dellwein) Basil Marin (@basilmarin) Sanée Bell (@Sanee Bell) YouTube/Podcast/Website/Blog: Principal Kafele Daily/Weekly/Monthly Routine: Self care. Best piece of advice … Read More

196: Be the strongest you. – Lindsay Titus chats with us about shifting from “me” to “we,” not letting being new hold you back, and being the strongest you that you can be. 

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Lindsay Titus chats with us about shifting from “me” to “we,” not letting being new hold you back, and being the strongest you that you can be. Lindsay’s Recommendations EdTech Tool: YouTube Book: “Bold Humility” by Dave Schmittou  “Leading for Results” by Dennis Sparks  “All Marketers Tell Stories” by Seth Godin Who to Follow on Social Media: @brianmendler  @heidylafleur  @elisabostwick … Read More

195: Just be you. You’re good enough. – Jeff Prickett chats with us about learning to listen, getting connected, and knowing that you’re good enough.

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 High school Principal, Jeff Prickett, chats with us about learning to listen, getting connected, and knowing that you’re good enough. Jeff’s Recommendations EdTech Tool: Nearpod and Canva Book: “How To Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi “Internment” by Samira Ahmed “The Leadership Challenge” by Kouzes & Posner Who to Follow on Social Media: Asael Ruvalcaba (@Asael_Ruvalcaba) Tara Desiderio … Read More

194: Create moments of connection. – Sara LaHayne chats with us about creating moments of connection, giving kids opportunities to express themselves, and authentically owning our mistakes so we can learn from them. 

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 CEO and founder of Move This World, Sara LaHayne, chats with us about creating moments of connection, giving kids opportunities to express themselves, and authentically owning our mistakes so we can learn from them. Sara’s Recommendations EdTech Tool: Move This World Book: “How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi “White Fragility” by Robin Diangelo Who to Follow … Read More