I can’t remember when I first connected with Rebecca Moore, the Director of Communications at Randolph School located in Huntsville, AL.
What I do know is that when we recently connected she shared a project they were completing at Randolph School involving the school’s Instagram account, students, hashtags, and more.
I became really excited about her project and knew I had to share it with you. I hope you enjoy this show and that it leaves your head full of ideas about how to use Instagram for your school.
In this episode, here’s what we’ll cover:
- When Randolph School launched their Instagram account
- Why they started their Instagram account
- How many people help manage their Instagram account
- How they involve students in the management of their Instagram accounts
- How frequently they post per day and per week
- What tools they use to manage Instagram
- IFTTT recipes used by Rebecca
- The reason why Rebecca shares photos on Twitter from the school’s Instagram account
- The goals of their Instagram account
- The Randolph School Viewbook Project
- How they involved their current students in the project
- Why they made the decision to print the viewbook
- What might cause Instagram to fail
- How they used hashtags to gain photo permissions
- The power of hashtags across social media channels
- How they came up with their hashtags
- Whether they allow teachers and/or students to use their school’s Instagram account
- Tips and tricks that Rebecca offers for using Instagram at a school
- New Instagram projects for this year
Items mentioned in this episode include:
- Instagram account
- Camera Plus
- Shelley Blake-Plock – “21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020“
- Randolph School Viewbook
- Screenshot of Twitter feed
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