Celebrate #GivingTuesday by Teaching About Giving

Connection Cafe

You can imagine how pleased I was when I was introduced to an organization that combined my two loves, #GivingTuesday and teaching kids about giving. Each lesson includes: A set duration (how many class periods and how much time for each class). I love #GivingTuesday.

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Master Class on Creating Startup Tech Social Enterprises

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I''m looking forward to teaching a Master Class at San Francisco''s Presidio Graduate School on September 18th. Current Presidio MBA student and Benetech team member Julie Noblitt wrote a generous blog post about the master class last week. My goal is to give attendees (in addition to Presidio students and alums, this class is also open to the public) an inside look at how Benetech analyzes new tech social enterprises.

Teaching with Tech: The Incredible—and Inevitable—Evolution of the Digital Classroom

Byte Technology

Today 48 states support online learning programs, and 95 percent of institutions of higher learning offer online classes. Seven million people are enrolled in online classes, and one of every three college students take them.

Technology Support as Teaching

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Technology Support as Teaching April 24, 2007 I’ve been thinking a lot about technology support lately. Empowerment – as you help them with a problem, teach them about the problem, and ways to troubleshoot (or possibly solve) the problem themselves in the future.

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Arts Organizations Digital Strategies Master Class and Train the Trainers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m teaching a master class today in San Francisco for arts organizations for Theatre Bay Area. My master class here in San Francisco will be video taped and shared in other cities by a local facilitator using a lesson plan that I have developed.

Juicy Blogging Classes in January (Berkeley + Online)

Have Fun - Do Good

Just wanted to let those of you who are bloggers, or who have blogger pals, know about two classes (in Berkeley and online), that I'll be teaching in January 2012. Join us: [link] Juicy Blogging E-Course: The Art and Play of Blogging A class for artists, writers, creative entrepreneurs and do-gooders January 25-February 15, 2012 Do you want to re-energize your blog and blogging practice, or rediscover the ?

How I'm Celebrating My 53rd Birthday: Cambodia, Chocolate, and Class

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This year I'm indulging in three of my passions: raising money for Cambodian children with social media, teaching a social media nonprofit strategy class, and eating chocolate. The exercise: I'll ask the class to compose a birthday tweet that their network might retweet.

Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It also has benefits to students themselves who can use the data to customize their participation in the class. Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field.

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7 Things I learned From #Beth53 Fundraiser and PoST Class

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I do this with every social media activity as well as whenever I teach. That was the reason for the eating chocolate exercise I did in PoST class on Monday. Enrique Allen asked me what I call a " teachable moment question " during the class.

Paul Smith Teaches You How To Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What took longer was actually convincing myself that writing a book teaching salespeople how to be better storytellers would make the world a better place. This is a great week.

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What I've been learning, cooking, reading, teaching and making

Have Fun - Do Good

Teaching On Friday, I taught a fun Social Media for Coaches unit as part of a "Building a Successful Coaching Practice: Nuts, Bolts and Social Media" course in San Francisco State''s College of Extended Learning''s Core Strengths Coaching Skills Program. Hello Have Fun * Do Gooders!

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks?

ASU Lodestar Center

Disclaimer Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks? Associate Professor, ASU School of Community Resources & Development This post is about a bad dog and the role that a class of ASU students is playing in its quest for redemption. As one of the graduate students in Mark Hager’s “Theory and Practice of Philanthropy&# class at ASU, I got a pretty good taste of what Charity Navigator is trying to do, and a lot of it makes good sense.

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Feng Shui of Good Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All of my work these days is focused on designing and delivering effective training for nonprofits -primarily on the topics of social media, strategy, networks, and measurement. I’m also doing a lot of training of other trainers.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And while video games like Zoo Tycoon or online games can teach them all sorts of skills that will need to be successful adults (and this has been validated recently by a MacArthur Foundation funded study ,) I was excited to discover this wonderful list of games for change.

E-Readers for Everyone: Teaching Tips Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

Many libraries offer tutorials, in-person classes, and drop-in labs on how to use e-books. Learn more about e-reader teaching tips during TechSoup's free 30-minute webinar. More than three-quarters of the nation's public libraries offer e-books, but most Americans don't know that this service is provided by their local library.

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Blogging and Liability Class with Lauren Gelman at State of Play Academy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" She gave us a primer on copyright and fairuse , shared her experienced from a blogging community for law students, talked about her plans for teaching this topic on the 3-D virtual world, there.com.

Learning in the White Space: 5 Unintended Lessons from a Marketing Class


A couple of weeks ago, I stepped into my first marketing class excited to learn and meet some new people in my still-smells-like-new home base in New Jersey. Over the next three hours, I absorbed the things my instructor was teaching, but I also found myself reflecting on a bunch of things he wasn't trying to teach at all – unless he's really good at Jedi mind tricks ! I discovered there were rich lessons in the "white space" of class.

The One-Look Virus and Immersive Environments for Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

m looking forward to teaching students who are able to gather and practice in a virtual environment which immerses them in the reality of the questions of liberty, identity and governance presented by our investment of energy and assets in a virtual world owned by a for-profit corporation. " The MacArthur press conference, for example, and other classes or forums.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


The Conference itself includes philanthropy classes ranging from individual donors, planned giving, and marketing/social media subjects. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar!

Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration


They have programs ranging from adult classes to youth summer camps to a dance company and memoir writing. They aim to increase public understanding of artificial intelligence, improve the teaching and training of AI practitioners, and provide guidance for research planners and funders on the potential of current AI developments. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction!

Trainer’s Notebook: The Importance of Hands-On Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For the past five years, I’ve been an adjunct professor at Middlebury College in Monterey teaching a graduate course called “ Networked International Organizations ” for students pursuing an advanced degree in International Development.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: American Humanics: An Elite Group

ASU Lodestar Center

But I think it fits the graduating class of American Humanics (AH) students, all 18 of them. Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks? ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

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

AFP Blog

6 Tips for Successful Mobile Video Assignments in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education : However, in the three years I’ve been teaching mobile video in a course titled “Information 3.0,” even those students who initially say they are very familiar with video later admit that they learned a lot from repeated practice and application of video production skills.

Community Managers in Scientific Communities


I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week. This past week they opened up the campus to nonprofits and I was lucky enough to be part of the faculty to teach a workshop. I joked that class was over!

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Raving about a Mexican on Ada Lovelace Day

Steve Bridger

She stayed on to teach, and I recall that she later shared her lab (on the very jungly edge of a Pacific coastal town) with tarantulas, as well as many less handsome male colleagues. Take my word for it, teaching electronics to a class full of young men in Mexico is no beach holiday.

The Hour Of Code


because it teaches you how to think.” - Steve Jobs. For classes without computers, the program also offers un-plugged tutorials. If you are interested in getting involved, sign up to teach a session or promote the cause with Tech Impact, J.P.

Put Your Marketing Gloves on and Bring on Member Engagement


Hey Vivian, just wanted to check in on you as we haven’t seen you in class lately. Let us know if there’s anything we can do to get you back in class, on the path to crushing your goals.”. Just seven days had passed since my last class and I was already on their radar screen.

Silicon Valley Scion Aims to 'Reboot' Tech-Sector Giving - Philanthropy Today - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Arrillaga-Andreessen teaches a class in strategic philanthropy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has advised Facebook founders Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz and Hewlett-Packard chief Meg Whitman on giving

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, it was really a great honor to co-teach a master class on digital strategy and two crowdfunding workshops. When you teach internationally, it is important to localize your content and Tharum was able to provide many local and regional examples and tips.

Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was honored to lead a featured season at the United Way Leadership Conference on Networked Leadership and teach many workshops networked leadership skills. Happy New Year ! I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection. How about you?

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Digital Literacy SKills Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I used to teach " Digital Literacy Workshops " in 1997 to introduce Web 1.0 What might be differnt if you were teaching this class today Seth Godin has a post called " The Growing Productivity Divide " where he lists some basic digital literacy skills that incorporate social media tools. Digital or Internet literacy skills are nothing new - my first introduction was over ten years when Doug Johnson developed the Mankato Scale.

What I Didn't Learn in School: Diane Ragsdale's Crash Course on Beauty and Aesthetic Values

Museum 2.0

I've been getting a taste of what I'm missing by devouring Diane Ragsdale's terrific series of blog posts about the course she is teaching on Approaching Beauty for business students at UW-Madison. Diane's course is teaching me how to build a wall.

Juicy Blogging E-Course Special Ends September 15

Have Fun - Do Good

You can join the class, and learn more on my website, brittbravo.com. So sad the class is over! The class is great. I love teaching this class, and think it's super fun.

10 Summer Fundraisers for 2018

NonProfit Hub

Outdoor yoga class. Gather a crowd in the park and have a volunteer teach a yoga or pilates class. Summer is finally here—the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the money-raising possibilities are endless. To ring in the season, here are 10 fun, unique and affordable summer fundraisers that will make everyone excited to give back. For each event, make sure you take the time to budget, set fundraising goals, find volunteers and—perhaps most importantly—advertise!

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Giving 2.0: The MOOC Launches Today: Sign Up for Free

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The MOOC , is a Stanford University-sponsored FREE online course intended to teach givers of all ages, backgrounds, incomes and experiences to give more effectively. There is no better way to improve your own teaching than being a student! Giving 2.0:

11 Nonprofit Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

NonProfit Hub

She also has a ton of free resources like webinars, online classes and blog posts. . Her blog teaches fundraising strategy, donor retention practices, motivational stories and so much more. . Looking for some inspiration? Check out these social media accounts and websites from the best thought leaders the nonprofit sector has to offer. Side note: many of these folks have spoken at Cause Camp , and, who knows, maybe some of them will come back in 2019! ).

Designing Transformative Communications Capacity Building Programs for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Whether the model your foundation is using to help its grantees is a one-day master class or extended program, in the end, success is about having participants apply what they’ve learned and make these new skills an organizational habit.

Fundraiser, Heal Thyself!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last week, I had the honor of teaching a master class at the International Fundraising Congress (IFC) on avoiding burnout for fundraisers with Corinne Aartman in Amsterdam.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I read a lot of educational technology, training, and teaching blogs, follow those people on Twitter, curate on Scoop.It, etc to keep up. Brain-Based Learning: The New Science of Teaching and Training. Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog.

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