Simple Social Math

I get asked a lot of questions about our social media effort. The number-one question is always, "How do you trust your 1,000+ #tweetchers to use social media in the classroom every day?" My answer is usually the same: We trust them to handle classroom lockdowns, to conduct parent-teacher conferences and to email and call …

Back to Instagram

We started using Instagram in my district in 2013, but we quickly found it was effective at engaging only a few middle-school students. So we let our account lie dormant for a while. As the audience for this platform aged and Facebook purchased and upgraded it, we saw more and more adults joining Instagram, so …