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MathAndCoding Turns the Library into a Coding Classroom (Part 2)

Tech Soup Blog

In part 2, we offer a librarian's perspective as the host for this program. But they are still kids. " Library-Specific Curriculum.

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

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

Byte Technology

Taken in a whole, it’s now possible to earn most any degree without ever having to step into a traditional classroom. Industry News

Back to School: New Tech for the Classroom of the Future

Byte Technology

The post Back to School: New Tech for the Classroom of the Future appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog.

Putting XO Laptops Under Christmas Trees—and into Classrooms—via Amazon | Xconomy

AFP Blog

Putting XO Laptops Under Christmas Trees—and into Classrooms—via Amazon | Xconomy: "Under the Give One, Get One (G1G1) program, consumers can buy two laptops for $399. One will be shipped to a school of OLPC’s choice, and the other to any recipient of the buyer’s choice.

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s why I always enjoy teaching in flexible classroom spaces. What to do? You can build your resilience by listening to a lecture!

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Digital Video in the Classroom

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm working with a newly established community technology center that is housed in an after-school program on an instructional technology plan for lab. One area we're looking at is digital video, so have been madly reviewing educational resources and options.

Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Graduate Students at MIIS Class Doing Group Exercise in Flexible Classroom Space. The flexible classroom is a large open space.

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10 Ways Board Members Can Fundraise WITHOUT Asking for Money

NonProfit Hub

In every webinar, classroom training or custom training I lead, I get an earful about lackluster boards. Just ask Oprah!” Make Their Own Gift.

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Visually Engage Your Constituents with InFocus

Tech Soup Blog

InFocus innovates collaboration solutions that drive successful, visual teamwork in video walls, control rooms, conference rooms, classrooms, and workstations throughout the world. With the digital displays that InFocus provides through TechSoup, you can communicate and collaborate in meetings, presentations, classrooms, and offices.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That training was either expensive or a hodge podge of low cost webinars and free video tutorials available on the web.

Hey Nonprofits: Here Comes Gen Z Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While many children are taught about giving to charity at home, we are seeing more and more philanthropy curriculum being integrated into the classroom. Many nonprofit fundraisers know about and have specific strategies to reach, cultivate, and solicit baby boom donors, Gen X donors, and Gen Y donors. The Giving 2.0

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Start Blogging Today – An new online classroom for growing nonprofits and small businesses

John Haydon

One of the many projects I’ve been working on for the past few months is an online course called “Start Blogging Today&#.

10 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Gifts range from symbolic adopt-an-acre of a national park gifts to funding a classroom project in a low-income community. Fundraising

How to Be a Better Presenter, Even on the Fly

Connection Cafe

You just have to get there, wherever there is: the conference room, convention stage, classroom, etc. So how do you do that? No, don’t.

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Volunteering 101 for Schools


However, with the help of VolunteerMark these kinds of catastrophes can be avoided and a school-wide event and even a classroom can run smoother

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Aussiegal. The term Peeragogy came fluttering through my network, like a butterfly, and it caught my interest. It resonated. Training Desig

Training on your new database

Robert Weiner

If you're training a lot of people, try to train in a classroom setting so everyone hears the same thing. But recognize that not everyone will be available for classroom trainings, and some people will need 1 on 1 training to understand the concepts. Test the computers and software in the classroom before every training.

Watch me cut off all my hair for #EpicThanks (video)

John Haydon

The goal this week is to build more classrooms for Shepherd Middle School in Tanzania. Thanks so much!

3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech


Walden Woods Project uses Skype to reach classrooms. Image courtesy of SustaiNet Software. Read more.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing


percent report doing blended learning, an approach that typically combines classroom-based and online learning. Download! Anther 10.6 Only 31.4


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

Mobile Commons

Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher. These days, however, it is a no brainer. Write a letter?

New on SSIR: A New Tool for Digital Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

—– I’m really excited by tools that enable digital or transmedia storytelling. Do you have a hyperlocal online network/space?

Panda Nation is DIY Done Right: An Interview with WWF’s Jonathan Cass

Connection Cafe

As an industry, we’ve been talking a lot about do-it-yourself fundraising. Coach your participants to fundraising success.

How #GivingTuesday Can Help Your Nonprofit Reach PhilanthroKids or Generation Z Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been a huge fan of GivingTuesday since I first heard about it back in September, 2012 during a conference at Stanford. The Giving 2.0

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?


As children, we all learned the concept of sharing in Kindergarten and viral was something nasty we picked up from our classmates. WORKING TOGETHER.

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How PENCIL Thrives by Writing Their Own Path

NonProfit Hub

There’s probably a specific classroom you remember from those earlier days, and a teacher who left a huge impact on your life. And PENCIL, Inc.

When Data Gets Personal


My own public school education began about 30 years ago in Mrs. Olson’s first grade classroom at Washington Elementary in Mount Vernon, Washington.

The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education


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

It’s Time to Know What You Don’t Know

Connection Cafe

And they continue to operate this way because they don’t think they can afford to spend time away from their mission in a training classroom getting the help they need. I had planned to spend last weekend repainting the walls in my home. I had my calendar cleared and paint colors picked out. I didn’t know what I didn’t know.

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The Power of Curation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Donors Choose ([link] for example, allows people to pool small donations to help enterprising teachers get funding for classroom projects.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year! How about you? I also use it as a year in review tool. Housekeeping

7 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

NonProfit Hub

Lectures are left for the classroom. In our roll-up-my-sleeves and get-r-done , scrappy nature, we tend to take advantage of any and all resources at our fingertips in the nonprofit sector. We do everything we can to save money, achieve our mission and learn as much as possible at home or from our office. Cause Camp. Storytelling. Leadership.

Happy Thanksgiving: Check out #Goodspotting and EpicThanks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With $250, you can make room for a student in a classroom. With $10,000, you could build an entire classroom – out of pure gratitude.

Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

This particular bench resides in a classroom in a small school in Moshi. Parents would often appear near the door of this classroom.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” From its humble beginnings, has cumulatively raised $335 million and funded nearly 600,000 classroom projects. Enjoy!

Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. A Good Training Starts with A Good Opening. A Few Examples of Good Openers.

Get Your Peer-to-Peer Facetime in 2015

Connection Cafe

It may be that time of year when you are planning professional development opportunities for either your staff or yourself, and looking for opportunities to get out of the office, out from behind your desk, and into the classroom with your peers in P2P fundraising. If so, might I grab your ear for a minute? Why go? Yes, there will be coffee.

Introducing Abbott Square: A Multi-Part Series on the MAH's Expansion into Creative Public Space

Museum 2.0

No new classrooms. I love the sound of jackhammers in the morning. This is not your typical museum expansion. I've made a lot of mistakes.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are computers and large monitors in each classroom, Internet access, and of course, the software development. Stay tuned.