Thursday, November 12, 2015

Making the Most of LinkedIn

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Making the Most of LinkedIn

Tech Tip: Export your LinkedIn Resume as a PDF
Register Now to Reserve a Spot for 2016 Online Courses 
New Math Specialist Certificate
Featured Courses: 


  •      Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies

  •      Poverty in Schools

Begin Your Masters Degree in January 

Editor: Shannnon Mersand

Making the Most of LinkedIn

Are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential to connect professionally?

Check out the tips on profile building, creating connections and optimizing your presence.

Building your Profile

17 LinkedIn Profile Must- Haves (Infographic)
Irfan Ahmad’s infographic shows 17 things to include on a LinkedIn Profile. This is a perfect for beginning Linkers.

The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile 
Mike Allton gives us a very thorough guide with helpful screenshots and examples of what to include and what not to include to make a good impression on LinkedIn.


Connecting with Others


Don't Make This Mistake on LinkedIn
Steven Petrow cautions users to be careful when connecting with others on LinkedIn.

How to Protect Yourself From LinkedIn-Based Scams
Joseph Steinberg provides advice on how to spot fake profiles and protect yourself from LinkedIn scams.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn 
Pamela Vaughan offers tips to optimize LinkedIn features for professional networking.

How to Leverage LinkedIn in Every Phase of Your Career 
Robin Reshwan discusses ways to use LinkedIn, whether you are a student, looking for a promotion or looking for a new job.


Writing Posts


How to Write an Awesome Post on LinkedIn
Laura McMullen shares advice on how and why to write posts with LinkedIn Publisher.

What's New for Spring?

Designed for elementary and middle school educators interested in developing focused competency as a math specialist, math interventionist, math coach, or math team leader. 

Featured Courses

EDUC 650 Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies
March 28 - April 22, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Kay Lehmann

Effective ways to use social networks and cloud-based tools including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other personal learning networks for professional development and home/school communication. 

Our Students Say...

“In looking at my PLN, it is amazing where I was a month ago compared to today. While I am by no means even close to being proficient in using many of the social media tools we have learned about during the past four weeks, the exposure I have gained has proved valuable in so many ways already. "
~ Roger Foegen, District Administrator in the Bangor WI School District
Strategies, critical steps, and how to measure results when transforming high-poverty rural and urban schools with parent involvement, mentoring, data-based intervention, community partnerships, and high expectations. 
Our students say...

"I wish that all individuals working in human service related fields were required to take this course. The knowledge I gained is invaluable for my profession as well as my personal growth. GREAT COURSE!"