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Stories of Resilience: Annie Wright Schools

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Our team started planning for the possibility of remote learning back in January as we saw schools in Asia and Europe close and begin to go online. We knew it was a matter of when, not if, we’d go online,” said Jen Willey, communications director at Annie Wright Schools.

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Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth Kanter

Google has launched Analytics Academy , a three-week online course t three-week course offers the basics for those seeking to understand the how to improve results through better digital measurement. Micro lessons on video, exercises, coaching, measure progress and put it online for free. Peer Instruction and the flipped classroom is a research-based, interactive teaching method developed by Eric Mazur at Harvard University in the 1990s.

Khan Academy and the Revolution in Online Free Choice Learning

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Last week, I became completely intoxicated with the online videos of Vi Hart , self-described mathemusician. Her nerdy, entertaining videos about math evoke the power of free choice learning while poking gentle fun at the drudgery of how math is often taught in school. Khan Academy, the free, nonprofit online source for educational instructional videos, is a young powerhouse in the online learning space. We are reminded of how much fun learning can be.

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Buying a LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 2)


Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1), we explained 15 acronyms related to Learning and Development Industry and we continue to explain the next set of acronyms through this blog. L&D -Learning & Development: A department in an organization that usually owns and manages learning requirements, learning software for employees. LCMS- Learning Content Management System: A Software providing multi-user environment where authors, trainers, instructional designers, etc.


A New Approach for Nonprofit Professional Development: Micro-Learning

Beth Kanter

Recently, a nonprofit professional said to me, “I don’t have time to learn anything new because I have too much work to do.” Yet, we know that learning continuously in a complex world is critical because otherwise our skills are quickly outdated. Enter micro-learning, resources that can be quickly read, viewed, or consumed and take only ten minutes or less. Micro-learning is on demand, fast, and can be consumed anywhere, any time.

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth Kanter

As a trainer, I’m intensely interested in creating learning experiences that integrate or about how to use the technology for nonprofits that engage and inspire people to put the ideas into practice. I’ve been obsessed with peer learning and self-directed learning models in my own learning and the trainings I design and facilitate. What struck me was his authentic co-learning process with his students. Photo by Aussiegal.

From Community Arts To Community of Online Learners: Janet Salmons, Ph.D

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Ever since, our paths have crossed several times in nonprofit technology circles online, most recently via the Digital Divide Network listserv and the online forums at TechSoup. I figured out that I could offer teaching, training, consulting activities online. Since then, I've incorporated as Vision2Lead and started teaching online for Capella University. It focused on collaborative e-learning. What was your most exciting moment as an online instructor?

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'll be using a new online learning platform that I haven't used before and the participants are a slightly different audience than nonprofit staff or at least I think. Personal learning and reflection on and about your instructional topic. Research to incorporate in instructional materials. What could you learn from reading these blogs and engaging in a conversation with them? Professional development - reflect and learn about your work.

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