Museum 2.0 Rerun: What Does it Really Mean to Serve "Underserved" Audiences?

Museum 2.0

Guards staring at black teens and grumbling about their clothes. What started with 15 students in 1997 has grown to support 200 students per year. The program is rigorous, engaging students in serious scientific projects as well as personal and professional development workshops. YES students defy expectations. Many YES teens don''t come in with confidence about their own abilities. This August/September, I am "rerunning" popular Museum 2.0

Apps for Youth, By Youth

Tech Soup Blog

The app was a finalist in Microsoft's 2011 Imagine Cup, a student technology competition. iPad, iPhone, MacOS) is a student planner that helps you keep track of your class schedule, track your grades and GPA, manage homework assignments, and create an interactive calendar. Classtalk (All phones, SMS-based) empowers teachers to communicate with their classes through SMS and email, keeping school subjects and class deadlines at the top of a student's mind.

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What Does it Really Mean to Serve "Underserved" Audiences?

Museum 2.0

Guards staring at black teens and grumbling about their clothes. What started with 15 students in 1997 has grown to support 200 students per year. The program is rigorous, engaging students in serious scientific projects as well as personal and professional development workshops. YES students defy expectations. Many YES teens don't come in with confidence about their own abilities.

Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Youth Through App Development

Tech Soup Blog

story chronicled a middle school student who built an app to help him. Not only did the piece showcase the uniqueness of this particular student, but also the opportunity to cultivate creativity through technical. awareness and skills development in children, teens, and young adults. propose, develop, and market apps that serve community needs. The Future of Apps in the Hands of Today's Teens.

[VIDEO] Get More Grants with Donor Cultivation

Bloomerang

But what if you’re looking for some new foundations or you heard of a foundation you really want to get in touch with and it says, “We do not accept unsolicited proposals”? I wrote this one just a month or two ago about what to do with unsolicited proposals.

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Many solutions have been proposed to address this disconnect, including expansion of apprenticeships and online continuing education. The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association representing the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy. Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain.

Give it up for the kids y'all

Have Fun - Do Good

Last weekend I went to a great house party/fundraiser for Art in Action camp , a 10-day cultural boot camp for budding teen activists. All afternoon the students remained in lockdown inside the school. Teachers submit project proposals for materials or experiences their students need to learn and individuals (like you and me) fund the proposals.