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Jesse Bardo (@jessebardo) – Director of edSocialMedia (@edsocialmedia) – featured Irish Studies’s use of Twitter as on of five schools enjoying social media success. In his presentation (below) he focus on how Irish Studies uses Twitter to keep “updating the now” prior to traveling and when in Ireland. Surveying the Social Schools View more presentations […]

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If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then I want to thank the Winsor School. They are using the Irish Studies model of their student’s trip to India this March and have emailed to let us know that they were their example of how to do it! I want to wish them the best […]

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A short write-up entitled “Students use social media to promote stories of Irish travels” appears in the January 2010 issue of Tech&Learning magazine both in print and online (http://www.techlearning.com/article/26576). The article talks about how the use of social media transformed the program from having just a local, school audience to that of a global one.  […]

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A constant challenge when traveling abroad with students is communicating with family, friends and those following the trip.  Whether it is questions about what they are doing, where there are, or how it is going, timely communication is something that any trip leader or chaperone needs to address. While there is access to the Internet, […]

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