The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! Join us at ILA to learn how to break through the challenges of shifting practices, advocate for all students, and make a difference in and out of the classroom. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

How to Host a Read-a-thon Fundraiser

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With badges, you can celebrate your participants when they hit their fundraising goals. As an extra motivator and for some friendly competition, consider offering small prizes to participants who collect all of their fundraising badges and to participants who collect badges the fastest.

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6 Best Event Marketing Strategies to Boost Your Hybrid Event Experiences

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If you will have a larger online audience, then your virtual event will need to be rigged with gamification features, awards and badges, giveaways, polls, and enjoyable videos. Event marketing strategies to leverage Hybrid events are the need of the modern marketer of today.

6 Best Event Marketing Strategies to Boost Your Hybrid Event Experiences

AccelEvents

If you will have a larger online audience, then your virtual event will need to be rigged with gamification features, awards and badges, giveaways, polls, and enjoyable videos. Event marketing strategies to leverage Hybrid events are the need of the modern marketer of today.

How Faith-based Nonprofits Can Use Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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Reward top fundraisers with creative digital badges. Come up with badges for reaching different fundraising milestones, current top fundraiser/fundraising team, and so on. The participants can then proudly display these badges on their peer-to-peer pages!

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Another Gold Star, FTW: A Look at Achievement Systems

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Like the Xbox Live achievement system, when you accomplish certain goals like your first checkin you get the “Newbie” badge. After you check in at 10 different locations you earn the “Adventurer” badge. There are a few like the “Swarm” badge that requires 50 people to check in at the same location within a given period of time all flash mob-like. The badge and mayoral systems have made the check in fun. By Seth Giammanco, Principal, Minds On Design Lab.

10 Types of eLearning Assessments for Your Courses

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Gamification can be incorporated into assessments in a variety of ways, such as by awarding points for the number of questions answered correctly or providing badges to the highest scorers. What did the last assessment that you took look like?

Foot Traffic Philanthropy: Location Based Mobile Application - CauseWorld

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, of course, you get badges for various activities. There is a scaling system for Karma points - for example supporting a classroom is five points while sending a book to a library in a developing country is 100. I just downloaded and got ten karma points and was able to support a classroom without doing anything - not even getting up from computer.

Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!

Beth Kanter

The workshops are included in the price of an Interactive, Gold, or Platinum Badge. These workshops will be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in state-of-the-art classrooms. The annual SXSW Interactive Festival is a geek home coming for those who work on the web, social media, and gaming. For the last few years, there has been a good nonprofit presence and this year is no exception!

I needed GooseGrade in 1995.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shortly after I published my wiki gardening post, Howard Rheingold added it to the syllabus of the social media classroom. If they spotted a typo, they got a police badge and I corrected the typo. A reader can simply click the gooseGrade badge, highlight the text that needs correction, and submit that correction to the writer. I am a terrible proof reader. I don't see my typos especially dropped words or words spelled correctly but the wrong word.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. Through gamification, you can include games or activities that allow learners to compete with other learners, overcome hurdles, and earn points, badges or rewards for their efforts.

Stop Cyberbullying Day: Some Inspiration from the Blogosphere

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

SPEAK - Use a badge from Scott McLeod on your blog and hyperlink it to [link] , or just copy the link and image from the picture. Speak up in your sphere of influence: the classroom, the PTO, the civic group, the government agency, the educators organization. If we want important breakthroughs to happen faster, we must promote effective techno-personal and collaborative skills in the classroom.