Using TikTok to Build Relationships with Students

Jeremy RinkelBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better

In This Post: A brief overview of the new trend in social media: TikTok. Using popular social media to build relationships with students. Connecting popular social media to your content area. What is TikTok? TikTok? Have you heard of it? Do you remember the app Musical.ly? While I never jumped into the Musical.ly world and I said TikTok was ridiculous, … Read More

9 Tips for Mentoring

Whitney ChoateBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better

In This Post: The importance of mentoring for both student teachers and first year teachers. Practical tips compiled from years of mentoring experience. Helpful ways to mentor new teachers and student teachers, based on mentee feedback! Mentoring is an art, much like teaching; there’s no other way to describe it.  One must find a way to hone in on their … Read More

4 Mistakes School Districts Make with Social Media

Jeff GargasBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Tech Better

4 Mistakes Districts Make with Social Media

In This Post: Being on social media should be a must for any school district. Avoiding these common mistakes should be, too. Using a specific hashtag for your district creates an easy-to-follow story on social media. Trying to be on too many platforms, and not staying consistent, can hurt your growth and the effectiveness of your social media efforts. Regardless … Read More

Let’s Get Social! 4 Steps to Getting Started on Social Media as a Teacher

Rae HughartBlog, Innovate Better, Tech Better

4 Steps to Getting Started on Social Media as a Teacher

In This Post: Getting active on social media is another step in building a well rounded network. The first step in getting started on social media is deciding what platform is right for you, and making an account. It’s important to decide how you plan to utilize social media; personally or professionally. Twitter has grown into a great platform for … Read More