Launch of NatGeoEd.org

Apr 17, 2011 by

LAUNCH OF  NatGeoEd.org

Alliance Coordinators: Get Social!

The National Geographic Education website (NatGeoEd.org) will officially be launched today with the distribution of the attached press release (or see link here)! Thank you all so much for your feedback and participation thus far; we know you’ve been excited to share this resource with all your friends and colleagues so here’s your chance!

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Help us grow our following.

Our Facebook page currently has 11,400 fans and our Twitter account has 1,135 followers. We’re looking to grow our Facebook fanbase to 15,000 fans and our Twitter following to 1,500 followers in support of the official launch of the beta website. Please help us by following National Geographic Education and encouraging your friends and colleagues to do the same.

Here are some sample messages that you might tweet or post to your Facebook wall:

· I like National Geographic Education. If you’re a teacher, student, geography buff, National Geographic fan…or just my friend, you should, too! [Faceook]

· Join me in a community of geography, science, and social studies education experts. Like National Geographic Education! [Facebook]

· Follow @NatGeoEducation for #education news and top #geography, #science, and #socialstudies teaching resources [Twitter]

We know you all have connections with hundreds of geographers and educators in your personal and professional networks. If you would recommend National Geographic Education resources to them anyway, please take the simple step of following us on Facebook and Twitter. Your support is our greatest asset!

ATTACHED: NGS WEBSITE RELEASE!!