Growing Readers: Free Webinars for Early Childhood Orgs

Tech Soup Blog

The Early Learning Lab , Frontiers of Innovation , and New Profit , along with partners Joan Ganz Cooney Center and TechSoup, are working together to build the technology capacity of the early childhood education field. In partnership with these organizations, TechSoup will be hosting a series of webinars about technology and innovation for early childhood literacy organizations and researchers. Media Mentors: Building Literacy Skills for the Digital Age.

Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Beth Kanter

As a parent of wired kids, I think teaching digital literacy is very important for parents to do. Three reasons kids need digital literacy and citizenship education — and three ways to provide it – Guest Post by Emily Esch. It’s all about teaching digital literacy and citizenship: the knowledge and skills necessary to think critically, behave safely, and interact responsibly in a digital world. Photo by WhiteAfrican.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

The educational goals for the funders in this list include increasing postsecondary and higher learning opportunities, advancing innovation inside the classroom, engaging more students in the arts, and enhancing early childhood development, just to name a few.

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COVID-19 contributed to major education funding gap, report finds

Candid

According to Theirworld, if the annual funding gap is not met—and there are no plans or proposals to address the gap currently—more than half the world’s children are at risk of failing to attain basic literacy skills by 2030. Reprinted from PND.

Announcing… 29 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2012!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Educate about the reality of rampant childhood sexual abuse in America: @ Darkness2Light. Prevent students from dropping out of high school and increase literacy: @ CISNational , @ FirstBook. Every January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 selects a new set of nonprofit avatars to be featured in the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner. The selection process is a personal one.

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Spring Forward into Tech with Free TechSoup Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

The Early Learning Lab , Frontiers of Innovation , and New Profit , along with partners Joan Ganz Cooney Center and TechSoup , are working together to build the technology capacity of the early childhood education field. TechSoup will offer a series of webinars about the use of technology and innovation for early childhood organizations and researchers during the year. Sprout Your Digital Literacy Training Program.

Innovating for Dramatically Greater Scale and Social Impact [VIDEO]

Top Nonprofits

But, if you step back and you look at the bigger societal problem, like say you’re working on, early childhood education or hunger or poverty, look back at the bigger picture. Maybe you have a financial literacy program with super high impact rates, but nobody wants to show up to them.

5 Tips to Make Your Website Get Better Search Rankings

Tech Soup Blog

A search engine doesn't know that "high-quality, evidence-based early childhood literacy interventions" are the same thing as "helping children learn to read." One of the most effective ways to gain exposure for a nonprofit is by appearing at the top of online search results.

A Hearty Congratulations to TechSoup Members Winning Google Impact Challenge Awards

Tech Soup Blog

Bring Me a Book is creating a "literacy ecosystem" via social media in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties. This early childhood program initially serves 400 preschoolers and their families, providing them with up to 40,000 eBooks and learning apps. We were shocked when we saw the 25 winners of the big $100,000 to $500,000 Google Impact Challenge Awards. Not because of the unusually big grants, but because most of them are members of our TechSoup family.

The Many Ways to Say I Love You With A Donation To A Charity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Your donation will help the organization reach more children in poor, rural communities in the United States through early childhood education, literacy, physical activity and nutrition programs. Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day. Maybe the love of your life is allergic to roses or maybe he or she is trying to drop a few pounds, so chocolates (even if they are fair trade chocolates ) may not fly.