The Outer Islands Teaching and Learning Collaborative

AFP Blog

The Outer Islands Teaching and Learning Collaborative : "ast spring, collaboration among the schools was formalized with two grants to support ongoing efforts. An Island Institute grant for a Fellow to work specifically on organizing inter-island activities resulted in hiring Anne Bardaglio, who had served as the Matinicus Education Fellow prior to graduate school.

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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. Learning to Give is seeking to reach 300,000 students through 10,000 teachers using lesson plans designed just for the day. .

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field. Two or three years to adoption: Learning Analytics (K-12/Higher Ed), Open Content (K-12), Games and Gamification (Higher Ed). Learning and Knowledge Analytics.

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Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and David Havens – I got to teach but more importantly got to learn from amazing people. What did you learn?

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What Kate Spade and a Dog Named Sarah Can Teach Us about Giving Tuesday Emails

Connection Cafe

When I opened the email, I pleasantly surprised to learn Sarah wasn’t a person. Kudos to everyone getting on board with #GivingTuesday! I loved seeing all the activity last week.

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

Have Fun - Do Good

I love Marianne''s Elliott''s e-news where she shares what she''s been "learning, reading, writing and listening to," so I''m doing my own version. I learned a lot about my strengths and challenges as a leader, and gained a bevy of tools to help me be a better one.

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Strategies for Powering Learning Through CRM Go-Live and Beyond

Connection Cafe

And, because everyone loves change and learning new technology, you aren’t anticipating any challenges when communicating this decision or providing training to impacted teams across campus. The Four Stages of Learning . Learn and understand the different work that people do.

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: For the past two years, I’ve had the honor of facilitating a peer learning exchange of Knight Grantees who are hosting Giving Days. What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About the Giving Challenge – Guest Post by Susie Bowie. Flickr Image from Carlos ZGZ.

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Learning To Lead

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Inspiring, humbling, motivating and instructional is how I describe the leadership book by Ron Williams , called, Learning To Lead: The Journey To Leading Yourself, Leading Others, And, Leading An Organization. I wanted a front row seat to observe and learn whatever I could.

Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Teaching Online Safety: Building Curriculum

Tech Soup Blog

Last week, TechSoup for Libraries held a webinar called Public Tech Instruction: Teaching the Public on Internet Safety. The presenters, Austin Stroud of the Monroe County Public Library and Crystal Schimpf of TechSoup for Libraries, shared resources for teaching online safety and security.

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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. So what is it about a teacher-student relationship that we can learn from to provide really good technical support? Not a lot of learning, but certainly a lot of spitballs. In my work people learn evaluative thinking from me.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The design was intended to create an opportunity for cross-generational learning, peer sharing, and lots of interaction and it was exciting to work with faculty members to design the lesson plan. I designed and facilitated a peer learning workshop at SXSW last week.

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap

Gyrus

Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap. As we become increasingly dependent on our technology, it only makes sense that it teach us as well. Learning Styles. One of the first challenges that presents itself is truly understanding your users learning styles.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

What is competency-based learning and how would it work? A competency-based model involves creating learning journeys around high-need roles within an industry. Next, the association takes each competency and creates specific learning activities that teach that competency.

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Learning To Lead

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Inspiring, humbling, motivating and instructional is how I describe the new leadership book by Ron Williams , called, Learning To Lead: The Journey To Leading Yourself, Leading Others, And, Leading An Organization. I wanted a front row seat to observe and learn whatever I could.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Help Them Learn More About Nonprofits : YouthGive is a site that helps young peole and their families easily donate to charities while learning more about the organizations. Learning To Give.

Learning is the Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are not already familiar with their work, you will learn a lot about online collaboration, knowledge management, informal learning, and networks by following them. Jane Hart: Jane has been blogging for many years and writes about informal and workplace learning.

Celebrating Digital Learning Day: How Camp Blackbaud Amplifies Technology Skills for Good

Connection Cafe

Today marks 2017’s Digital Learning Day, a day where we celebrate technology’s role in how we learn. It is this intersection of volunteer service, especially skills-based service, and the desire to give back that inspired me to write this blog on Digital Learning Day.

Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With 10 leadership topics and easy to read within two hours, this book will both teach you and inspire you. You will learn actionable techniques you can put into play the next day. Question : What critical leadership lesson did you learn from observation during your military service?

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What Dogs Teach Us About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

households with at least one dog according to ASPCA, many of us don't have to go far to learn about leadership. That's because, according to co-authors Krissi and Dan Barr , dogs can teach humans a lot about leadership. We learned the value of getting feedback from smart people.

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Why we need Learning Management Systems

Gyrus

Why We Need Learning Management Systems. Have you found yourself fighting your way through the learning and development market without a guide? No more guessing at the effectiveness of content, receive live feedback about the quality of your organization’s learnings.

Teach Something New To An Employee Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Successful Strategies for Distance Learning [CASE STUDY]

SocialFish

Face-to-face events remain the preferred method of learning for many. In 2008, APIC embarked on a journey as the “Pied Piper” of learning and discovered enormous opportunities as well as plenty of unexpected challenges. Teach not tell. Case Study Social Learning

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing

Gyrus

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing. This post is written based on my personal understanding and could reflect deficiencies experienced in my own personal learning process. To begin we should evaluate what a younger version of myself experienced in the learning process.

Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I was thrilled that Paul Connolly agreed to write a guest post sharing some of the public learning taking place through the OE Goldmine Project on the Packard Foundation OE Wiki. How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish? Flickr Photo by Minarae.

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Allow Employees To Learn From Their Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The best thing you can do as a manager and leader is to help your employee learn from his (or her) mistake. If he knows that mistakes happen in the course of doing business and that one learns from making mistakes, you will have a more productive employee. Mistakes happen.

A New Approach for Nonprofit Professional Development: Micro-Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

MAINE COMPASS: School-based program teaches kids basics of philanthropy | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

AFP Blog

MAINE COMPASS: School-based program teaches kids basics of philanthropy | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME : "Jack is a homeless young man participating in Portland's Jobs for Maine's Graduates (JMG) program through the Youth Building Alternatives curriculum at LearningWorks, where teens can earn a General Educational Development diploma while learning job and life skills.

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

Byte Technology

a single computer running basic DOS for an entire school was considered the very cutting edge of the tech-enhanced learning environment. Today 48 states support online learning programs, and 95 percent of institutions of higher learning offer online classes.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone.

Let Employees Learn From Their Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The best thing you can do as a manager and leader is to help your employee learn from his (or her) mistake. If he knows that mistakes happen in the course of doing business and that one learns from making mistakes, you will have a more productive employee. Mistakes happen.

Bo Eason Teaches You How To Achieve Your A-Game In Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Packed with uplifting personal stories, action steps and writing exercises, you’ll learn how to be accountable for developing your character, integrity, and commitment to reaching your goals. Plus, you’ll learn: Why obstacles are a good thing. Learn to dance with those distractions.

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Baseball and your Learning Organization

Gyrus

Baseball and your Learning Organization. So you may be asking yourself where is the linkage to learning programs? Reasonably, one of the strongest value offerings for a Learning Management System (LMS) is its reporting capabilities. Measuring Learning.

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry. So, how can this apply to the corporate learning environment? Pokémon Go is great as it is, however, the possibilities of new and more enthralling mLearnings are a real game changer for the learning industry.

Paul Smith Teaches You How To Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Salespeople should, therefore, invest the time to learn how to do it well, and then practice it, so they can master it. I was just learning how to write a book. I think most people who want to learn to be better storytellers want to do so in a respectable way.

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The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry. From an outside perspective, it would appear that the Learning Market is ripe for such an opportunity. The Learning marketplace, in particular, has been very adaptive throughout its entire existence.