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A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just finished reading the National Education Technology Plan , and I can recommend it to anyone interested in the future of technology in American education. found the explanations good, and the first part of the plan is well worth reading to understand some of the trends in educational applications of technology.

Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report

NetWits

Overall, like other fundraising areas, Higher Education fundraising is bouncing back to pre-recession levels. Download the report now!  .

The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

SocialFish

In it, we describe some of the challenges we are collectively facing as a global society in the education to employment system. No Feeds Found.

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Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Three reasons kids need digital literacy and citizenship education — and three ways to provide it – Guest Post by Emily Esch.

How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education

SocialFish

What trends are you seeing in live online education? What are effective ways to build engagement through live, online educational experiences?

The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Zach Buckley, a recent college graduate who is interested in the intersection of technology, education and online learning.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting.

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

One of those articles,  The Big Idea That Can Revolutionize Higher Education: MOOC ,   was written by Laura McKenna for The Atlantic.

Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

The University of Maryland’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education program sends text messages to parents about keeping their children healthy.

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NTEN Is Hiring an Educational Program Manager

NTEN

Flickr photo by leighblackall By the end of 2011, NTEN will have produced over 100 educational webinars and 3 in-person local events, with many more in 2012. So, I'm thrilled to announce a job opening for NTEN’s Educational Program Manager. The NTC is just 146 days away. The position is full-time with benefits. job nptech nten progra

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

Wild Apricot Blog

If your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape. White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-Engel

Reimagining education in the digital age

SocialFish

Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard.

How Text Messaging Improves Educational Outcomes for Students

Mobile Commons

For years researchers have been searching for small yet effective improvements to current educational models. What is a behavioral nudge?

How To Apply Social to Education and Learning

SocialFish

Do you work in the Education department? That’s where your expertise in learning and education is invaluable. This is how. Really fast.

Online Education Events for Nonprofits in July 2015

Tech Soup Blog

Various organizations and organizations offer again an exceptional array of events. All times are Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT). Techsoup. event

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Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

Amy Sample Ward

James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. It has to happen outside this country because so many countries realized that education is the way to economic prosperity. Young people should enjoy the educational process. So how do you do that?

Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Investing in education has an incredible multiplier effect as it leads to increased prosperity not just for individuals, but also for their communities and societies. Gallucci noted that there was one statistic that matters to him: “There are 39 million girls globally that should be in secondary education, and who are not.”

We Are All Educators

NTEN

Educational Program Manager. All of us in the nonprofit technology family are educators. Whether you are teaching users about database functionality, educating vendors or consultants about your organizational needs, educating programmers about user needs or simply explaining what the latest shiny tech object does, you are an educator.

Social CRM Use Case 2: Socializing educational content for member retention

SocialFish

Socializing educational content for member retention. Not so distant future, with the help of new technology]. Level – Advanced.

Technology in Education and the Dominance of Apple [Infographic]

SocialFish

Interesting stuff from OpenColleges.   Are you incorporating iPads or other similar tools into how you work with your members? Potluck

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Raspberry Pi for Educators

Tech Soup Blog

The Raspberry Pi was designed to help educators and students understand technology better. Raspberry Pi Model B. About Raspberry Pi. Robotics.

How to Find Major Donor Prospects for Your College or University

Connection Cafe

Join us for Webinar #2: How to Find Major Donor Prospects for Your Higher Education Institution (March 16th at 1 PM Eastern Time).

Who Are Education's Big Visionaries?

Have Fun - Do Good

When I graduated from college, almost all of my friends worked in public education, including me , but now, they've all left. Open my eyes.

Major Gift Fundraising: 13 Expert Tips (Nonprofit Tech Carnival)

Donor Search

But, you can never learn too much about the… Education Major Giving Uncategorized

MUST WATCH: Sir Ken Robinson’s latest talk on the future of education

SocialFish

Education is not a mechanical system, it’s a human system.” ” AMEN. ” Direct link is here. Potluck

Free education tools you have never heard of

SocialFish

—————— The number of education sites keeps growing at a fast rate. Plagiarism checker. Scitable. Saylor.

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

look forward to seeing how this start up transforms early childhood education in India. Visiting the Sujaya School with Rufina Fernandez.

6 Tips for Successful Mobile Video Assignments in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

In other words, shooting and uploading video to YouTube alone does not a videographer make, at least not in my class of sixty undergraduates who come from any major on campus

4 Globally Oriented Tips on Using Social Media - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

4 Globally Oriented Tips on Using Social Media - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education : "4 Globally Oriented Tips on Using Social Media June 9, 2011, 11:28 am By David Wheeler Over the past year, I’ve given talks or moderated sessions on social media in a strange set of cities: Adelaide, Sydney, and Doha.

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Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

NTEN

James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. want to frame first the opportunity: we often talk about the competitiveness frame in education, that the US used to be number one, and now we are "falling behind." We are seeing the proof in other countries.

Infographic: Technology And Education

TechImpact

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”. Maloclm X, human rights activist.

MUST WATCH: What we’re learning from online education [VIDEO]

SocialFish

” Social Learning

Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com

AFP Blog

Press Release Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com : That’s something that Austin’s Windows of Wonder Institute, or WOWi, wants to end. The Tchey school has a new computer lab and students eager to learn. The team will take along equipment, much of which will remain behind with the students

3 Ways to Use Social Media for Higher Education Fundraising Success

NonProfit Hub

As an institution built primarily for the Millennial demographic, higher education organizations need to go where those people are—social media.

3 Ways to Use Social Media for Higher Education Fundraising Success

NonProfit Hub

As an institution built primarily for the Millennial demographic, higher education organizations need to go where those people are—social media.

22 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Schools Alumni on Facebook

NetWits

Especially those in the education sector. Our focus was Facebook. It’s the place to be for most nonprofits. Make sure to check them out.).

Free Classes at Coursera: Be a More Educated Activist

Have Fun - Do Good

According to their website , part of their vision is to: "[G]ive everyone access to the world-class education that has so far been available only to a select few. Have you guys heard of Coursera ? just learned about it last weekend, and think it's the coolest thing ever. I'm ridiculously excited to start taking classes.

Use Text Messaging to Educate Consumers about the New Health Insurance Marketplaces and Drive Enrollment

Mobile Commons

We need to reach those citizens, educate them about the changes in the system, and  enroll them in plans that work for them. Why Text Messaging?

Meet Ash Shepherd, NTEN's Education Director

NTEN

As the Education Director, Ash will be responsible for overseeing and designing programs for the NTEN Community to help them transform technology into social change. We are excited to welcome longtime NTEN Member, Ash Shepherd, to the NTEN team. For many of you, no introductions are needed! couldn''t just leave it at that. Leadership

Google now denies program to nonprofits they used to serve

Judi Sohn

Both IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations are using the Education Edition of Google Apps, which offer more features, support and storage space than the Free edition. Google used to offer the Education Edition free of charge to any 501(c)3 organization. Guess which won? Last summer, I set up Google Apps for my synagogue. Efficient.