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“in loco parentis” – Silicon Valley and Seattle

Having safely returned from leading a group of 27 Wellington East Girls College (WEGC) students to Silicon Valley and Seattle over 12 days I now have a pretty good idea of what the term in loco parentis means ie in place of … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley and Seattle… the sequel (and maybe some help needed)

Following a successful trip in 2014 to Silicon Valley (Google, Facebook, Adobe, Dreamworks, Intel, Tech Museums..)  and Seattle (Microsoft, Boeing, Museum of  Flight…) WEGC is doing it all over again – in about 5 weeks time. The tech firms have … Continue reading

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Spark the good and bad user experience

BAD: My son is in Melbourne on a prepaid Telecom (sorry Spark) phone. He had to take some important calls so pretty quickly all his credit was used up. Simple… just top it up. WRONG…  problem is the top up system … Continue reading

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Junior Soccer Coaching and FB

I have agreed to coach a junior soccer team, or should I say football? I just sent team members  a survey about previous playing positions, parental help etc. and asked if they were setting up a Facebook page. Then it … Continue reading

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Advertising a small business

I had a brief look at what was involved when advertising with both Google AdWords and Facebook “likes” for small local businesses. The default setup via Google AdWords resulted in circa $2.00 per click. This could potentially be quite expensive … Continue reading

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Integrating social media

Source: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Inspirational-Treats/515012778596874 I have been helping set up Facebook, Pinterest and corresponding social media sites around the topic of inspirational quotes. This is not as easy as it seems particularly with the closeted nature of Facebook i.e. getting a Facebook posting … Continue reading

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WEGC Facebook page

Designed to complement the official web page, not replace it… more informal than formal. Providing students information where they are… not where you want them to be, http://www.wegc.school.nz/content/wegc-official-facebook-page

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