Michigan Association of School Administrators

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Social Media

Handouts, Information links and Videos about Social Media:

Interested in starting a blog?

5 steps to launching a superintendent’s blog for your school district

MASA's member blog digest (add your blog by contacting pmarrah@gomasa.org)

Additional resources for school leaders:

Embracing Social Media: A Practical Guide to Manage Risk and Leverage Opportunity, by Kristin Magette. This book published by the National School Public Relations Association is a practical guide for anyone wishing to facilitate and embrace social media in a school system. Order at www.nspra.org

Why Social Media Matters: School Communication in the Digital Age by Kitty Porterfield & Meg Carnes (AASA). Describes how social media can be a powerful tool for meaningful communication, and explores current research, tools, and real-world examples of why and how school leaders use school media. go.solution-tree.com/technology.

The Definiteve School Leader's Guide to Navigating Social Media: Surviving and thriving in the age of facebook, twitter, and everything else, by K12Insight (free download)