ABSTRACT

Social media has exploded onto American culture — including our schools — giving educators a unique opportunity to shape this phenomenon into a powerful tool for improving educational leadership practices.

With real-world examples and practical tips, this essential guide shows school leaders how to address both the potential benefits and common concerns presented by social media. It is written in a clear, reader-friendly format, and covers important topics, including:

  • Responding to student safety issues, such as cyberbullying and sexting
  • Improving school management, communication, and professional growth
  • Instructional innovation
  • Twenty-first century learning
  • Preparing for future social media trends

This is a must-have resource for school leaders who want to stay current and provide the best possible educational environment for learning in the 21st century.

part |2 pages

Part I: Social Media and Its Potential for Schools

chapter |9 pages

Part II: Social Media and School Safety

chapter 3|13 pages

Student Safety Issues

chapter 5|7 pages

Social Media and School Safety

chapter 6|10 pages

Social Media and a Crisis Response

chapter 7|8 pages

Developing Acceptable-Use Policies

part |2 pages

Part III: Social Media and School Management

chapter 8|7 pages

Social Media and School Leadership

chapter 9|12 pages

Tools for Communication

chapter 10|10 pages

Tools for Productivity

chapter 11|9 pages

Tools for Professional Growth

part |2 pages

Part IV: Social Media for Enhancing Learning

part |2 pages

Part V: Future Trends

chapter |2 pages

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