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Ryan McLane
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Principal, Big Walnut Intermediate School, Sunbury, OH, United States
Principal, Big Walnut Intermediate School, Sunbury, OH, United States

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Take Your Time, You Won't Get A Pass.
More and more schools are using social media to share their stories with their community stakeholders.  When Eric Lowe and I wrote Your School Rocks , part of our purpose was propose a compelling argument for why schools should use social media, and ways th...

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We've Gotten Ourselves Into This Mess, It's About Time We Get Ourselves Out
I've intentionally given myself a few days before I commented on Donald Trump's selection of a new Secretary of Education.  Many people, especially those associated with public schools, were very concerned when he met with Michelle Rhee before Thanksgiving ...

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The Barge and Jet Ski of Education
Our district was fortunate enough to have Matt Miller, author of Ditch that Textbook , come and talk to and work with our teachers today.  Any time I attend a conference or PD day like this, it is my goal to come away with one thing.  If I can come away wit...

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Teach Like A PIRATE Day 2016...Yes You Read That Correctly
Teach Like a PIRATE Day is a day in which we put educational author Dave Burgess' question to the test -- if kids didn't have to be there, would you be teaching to an empty room?  Our kids come to school, attend homeroom for attendance, and when the bell ri...

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Social Media...The Tool.
Over the past few months, I have had the opportunity to talk to college students, young educators, and those who have been in the game much longer than me.  I enjoy doing this because it always gives me an opportunity to learn something and I often self-ref...

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Many schools have a Facebook Page and are not using it to its fullest potential.  Here are some tips to get the most out of your page. 
 
http://ryanpatrickmclane.blogspot.com/2016/04/so-you-have-facebook-pagenow-what.html

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So You Have A Facebook Page...Now What?
So you have finally taken the plunge and created a Facebook page for your school or district.  Now what? Here are a few simple steps to get the most out of your school's social media tool. CREATE COMPELLING CONTENT If you are a school leader, this should no...

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Schools Face A Perception Problem
When you read about education in the news, it is usually about something negative.  It's unfortunate, but it's not just education.  Watch the evening news and it is predominantly negative information.  Here's the thing.  I often hear that society loves to h...
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