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Creating an Omnichannel Marketing Experience with Teach For America and Salesforce Interaction Studio

Cloud 4 Good

Teach For America (TFA) is an education nonprofit that recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding leaders who make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity.

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Creating Equity in Education With Teach For America + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Cloud 4 Good

Teach For America (TFA) is an education nonprofit operating in support of a vision that one day all children in the United States will have the opportunity to attain an equitable and excellent education.

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

Byte Technology

Institutions of teaching still wholly relied on the skill and effectiveness of the individual standing in front of a chalkboard to impart information to a hopefully wide-eyed audience—no matter if they were first graders learning their multiplication tables or medical students delving into the maze of human anatomy. Consider some of these facts: • In 1996 only 14 percent of classrooms had Internet access; 13 years later 93 percent were wired into the World Wide Web.

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

Byte Technology

Featuring a wide field of view and highly intuitive head tracking, both connect to their respective devices and operating systems and, because they’re comfortable and light, are perfect in a classroom setting of antsy kids. Online resource EdSurge has even compiled a five-point list for educators to help understand and begin merging VR into their lectures and lab exercises as well as how to create their own custom-made videos as supplements to their normal teaching routines.

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Incorporate These Three Learning Styles When Teaching Employees Something New

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Your employees have different learning styles – typically falling within these three categories: Visual Learners Auditory Learners Tactile Learners Therefore, it’s best to incorporate all three styles when teaching something new, according to the book, Customer Service Management Training 101.

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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. The teachers are the real heroes here (as they often are), the inspirational inflection points that take this well-thought-out, well crafted curriculum to the kids who gather in their classrooms. I love #GivingTuesday. I know, I’ve said that before…and you’ve caught me in the act again. Guilty.

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11 Creative Montessori Fundraising Ideas That You Must Try Out

Donorbox

Using her knowledge of children, she designed a classroom and education that allowed children to work at their own pace and teach themselves. Maria Montessori was an Italian doctor and educator. She opened her first school in 1907 in a poor district of Rome.

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Weaving the Web Into Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Emily at Emily's World offers her thoughts about "Integrating Web Sites into Teaching." If the site is to be used by kids in the classroom, it has to have some interactive component to keep their interest and be engaged. " She asks: "As a web designer, I am very interested in the future of educational websites. However, I would not want to create an educational website unless I knew it would be helpful.

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An Interview with Jessica Rauch about The Generation Project: Passionate about Teaching Young People

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I taught in the Bronx for two years through Teach For America while working toward my M.A. I left the classroom in 2007 to join Teach For America staff where I pioneered graduate school recruitment for the organization through May of this year. Eli Savit, the other co-founder, recognized the same thing during his time teaching eighth-grade social studies. Why are you passionate about teaching young people? A few days ago, the John D. and Catherine T.

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Ask Britt: Using Twitter to Answer, "What Tools Can I Use to Teach Classes Online?"

Have Fun - Do Good

This week 's question comes from a writing teacher, and client, who wants to know: "What Tools Can I Use to Teach Classes Online?" More Twitter suggestions since I published this post @helenrf of Reach Further teaches writing online with Moodle, but also suggests WordPress blogs and forums. askbritt online classroom learning education career advice.

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August Awareness: National Back to School Month

Qgiv

From tissue boxes and hand sanitizer to markers and notebook paper, every classroom needs resources to support their students and that’s where you can help. Teach for America.

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How I learned to stop yawning and love the Zoom Room

Candid

After two years of teaching online in a variety of formats and structures, one thing that I’ve realized is that when the camera is off, people may be long gone—or at least disengaged. . In a classroom, everyone knows who walks through the door—but sometimes in Zoom, that’s not clear.

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Leveraging Technology to Respond to Global Crises

Cloud 4 Good

In countries with high populations of Ukrainian refugees, CARE launched classrooms with Ukrainian-speaking teachers, so children can have a sense of normalcy and so mothers, grandmothers, and relatives receive a needed break from the children.

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Training on your new database

Robert Weiner

The trainer needs to understand the database, present technical concepts clearly and without jargon, teach at the students' level, and be incredibly patient. 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.

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30 Virtual and Hybrid Event Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Virtual education is a great tool and can be used to teach a wide range of skills. Anything people might want to learn, from hands-on activities such as painting to more classroom-type settings such as Spanish lessons.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Mastering Relevant Content Marketing

Bloomerang

Music Lessons and Activities for Your Digital Classroom. Top 10 Ways to Help Your Child Readjust to Classroom Learning. This is part three in a six-part series. Read part one and part two. . In part one of this series, I outlined my top six fundraising strategies for 2021: .

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Create A Sponsor Packet That Makes Money

Greater Giving

This post is the third in a series designed to teach the art of nailing the perfect pitch. We teach nutrition and cooking. “What if you have just 2 minutes with a prospective donor. Are you prepared to #NailYourPitch?” ” Read additional articles: Nail Your Pitch.

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What We Can Learn from Finnish NGOS About Resilience

Beth Kanter

I really enjoy teaching in different cultural contexts and observing different learning styles and approaches to working for a nonprofit. Before I left for Finland, I read Timothy Walker’s Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms. In Finland, classroom time incorporates “brain breaks” after 50 minutes when one’s natural focus and energy begins to wane.

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Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Beth Kanter

Graduate Students at MIIS Class Doing Group Exercise in Flexible Classroom Space. This month I’ve been teaching graduate class at the Monterey Institute of International Studies based on my books, The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. I was able to pull this off because my course took place in the Digital Learning Commons “ D-Space ” – a state of the art flexible classroom space.

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Recapping the First Salesforce Nonprofit Summit Sessions

Cloud 4 Good

The Teach For America Story: Creating Exceptional Constituent Experiences. On April 21, 2021, Salesforce.org brought together an international Nonprofit Community for the very first Nonprofit Summit.

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The 990: From Compliance to Communication 

sgEngage

In support of the Teacher Development Initiatives, helping K-12 educators teach and adopt proficiency practices in the classroom. Only 10% of philanthropic foundations have a website to communicate their work.

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Higher Education Funding & Grant Resources

Bloomerang

Similar to the funders in my previous post on education , the organizations listed below focus their efforts on activities inside and outside of the classroom. In this post, I’ll share funding and grant resources for nonprofits involved in the education sector.

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

Beth Kanter

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to understand how the feng shui of a classroom impacts learning. Circles without tables, just chairs helps promote group discussion. Classroom style with desks puts a barrier between the students and the instruction, especially when people are using laptops or tablets to take notes. That’s why I always enjoy teaching in flexible classroom spaces.

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Remote Technology in the Pandemic: Rebalancing Toward Equity and Access

Non Profit Quarterly

And…they know technology, so they’re also an asset to help teach other volunteers. This was part of the national conversation when schools pivoted to online classrooms, which catered to families with reliable internet, ample supply of modern devices, and space to use them.

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TechSoup for Libraries Spotlight: Amber Slaven of Bellevue Library

Tech Soup Blog

This one's about Amber Slaven, a librarian who got her start at Bellevue Library with a pretty great gig: driving a Winnebago outfitted as a mobile computer classroom. She also managed up to 100 volunteers at a time to help teach classes in her library system and offered some tips on ensuring a smooth volunteer experience. We've got a new spotlight up at TechSoup for Libraries that nonprofits might learn from, as well.

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Museum Verbs and Defining Who are We.

Museum 2.0

Teach is a big one. We love when we teach with a capital T, like exhibitions and university classes. We often think of our teachers as being less than classroom teachers and our gallery staff as “just” teaching little kids. As a field, we are proud of the verb teach when it is either prestigious or profitable, but otherwise we’re more ambivalent. Teaching is a core. Seeing and teaching are verbs that connect to collections.

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Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth Kanter

Peeragogy comes from Howard Rheingold via his Social Media Classroom and he explains it here: When I participated in the Change: Education, Learning, and Technology MOOC , I grew even more interested in the intersection of digital media/networks with self-directed learners and collaborative learning methods. Photo by Aussiegal.

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

Beth Kanter

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. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to understand how the feng shui of a classroom impacts learning. That’s why I always enjoy teaching in flexible classroom spaces.

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Playground for NPOS to Rip Mix Learn Adopt

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy White has a great post about "Blog as Classroom, Playground, Mind Trip" I went directly to the playground, a place to experiment and learn how to incorporate web 2.0 technologies into teaching practice. that was part of a workshop on Rip Mix Learn , a variation on Rip Mix Feed. So, where will is a nonprofit playground for npos to learn how to adopt (strategically) Web 2.0 into their organization's missions? Here ? Technorati Tags: nptech , net2 , inventiveness

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Pandemic-Proofing: 30 Fundraising Ideas During COVID

Qgiv

If you have any amateur chefs in your organization’s network, reach out to them to see if they’d be willing to teach your donors how to cook a special dish. You can also get in contact with any chefs at beloved local restaurants to see if they’d be willing to teach as well.

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10 Ways Board Members Can Fundraise WITHOUT Asking for Money

NonProfit Hub

She is Vice President of Training at Pursuant where she transforms individuals into confident, successful fundraisers through classroom, custom and online training. In every webinar, classroom training or custom training I lead, I get an earful about lackluster boards. What a great way for them to teach other board members, the community, donors and prospects about how they can have an impact on the mission!

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System Error: Stanford Professors Tackle Tech Disruption and Democracy

Non Profit Quarterly

Costello: So, in his new book, Reich is joining with some other adults and, like any good parents, they’re trying to steer the aspiring techies in their classroom toward a healthier and wiser destination. Amy Costello: Welcome to Tiny Spark , a podcast of the Nonprofit Quarterly.

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Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

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. The photo was my classroom. They also teach yoga and meditation classes in this room. This week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week.

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Blogging for Writers in Berkeley

Have Fun - Do Good

Just wanted to let you know that I'll be teaching my Blogging for Writers workshop May 15th from 10 AM-4 PM in the cozy Writing Salon classroom at the Strawberry Creek Design Center in Berkeley. Bay Area Writers and Have Fun, Do Gooders! The workshop is great for newbies, and for folks who want to breathe new life into an old blog.

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How to Host a Read-a-thon Fundraiser

Qgiv

However, with a read-a-thon fundraiser, you can give your supporters the opportunity to slow down and crack open a book while also teaching young students the value of reading and escaping into exciting stories. Finding time to sit down and read isn’t always easy in people’s busy lives.

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Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth Kanter

They are also working on software that uses this approach in the classroom and takes the passivity and lectures out of classroom instruction. In the 60 minutes piece, it is referred to the flipped classroom or peer instruction a mindset that directs attention away from teachers and puts it squarely on the students and their learning.

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New Flickr Toy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some of these might actually be useful in a classroom context. I think if I were teaching a hands-on computer lab course in Web2.0 New Flickr Toy Originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg. Taking a little flickr break. This is new flickr toy where you can make a poster with up 2-36 photos from flickr - yours or anyone elses. If you follow the link to Fd's Flickr Toys, you'll find many different ways to waste lots of time playing with flickr.

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

Beth Kanter

After I finished teaching an intensive Networked NGO workshop for Packard family planning grantees in Delhi, I headed to Bangalore to visit my friend and colleague, Rufina Fernandes where I conducted a social media workshop for staff and teachers and got see a start up education company and its CSR program, close up. She again invited me to present at the Nasscom NILF Conference in 2010 and teach workshops. Visiting the Sujaya School with Rufina Fernandez.

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Tech Tools to Benefit the Spanish-Language Community

Tech Soup Blog

At TechSoup, we know that many nonprofits and libraries serve Spanish-speaking communities in everything from teaching English as a second language, to financial and educational services, to local family- and health-related programs. To help you serve your constituents better, TechSoup offers many products in Spanish including: Office productivity software — great for native Spanish speakers on your staff, in your classrooms, or using your library’s computers.