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. I love #GivingTuesday. I know, I’ve said that before…and you’ve caught me in the act again. Guilty.

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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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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.

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

Byte Technology

Time and space are no longer limitations, [students can] gain world experience without the heavy cost [and] it teaches independence and responsibility.”. There was a time in the very recent past that having a room of electric typewriters, a handful of televisions or even (gasp!)

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About the Giving Challenge – Guest Post by Susie Bowie. Flickr Image from Carlos ZGZ. 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.

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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. Empowerment – as you help them with a problem, teach them about the problem, and ways to troubleshoot (or possibly solve) the problem themselves in the future.

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What Dogs Teach Us About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That's because, according to co-authors Krissi and Dan Barr , dogs can teach humans a lot about leadership. Because 44 percent of U.S. households with at least one dog according to ASPCA, many of us don't have to go far to learn about leadership.

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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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ICYMI: What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches us About Content Marketing from Aptify. This came up in conversation today, so I’m reposting it. An oldie but a really really goodie.

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

Connection Cafe

Kudos to everyone getting on board with #GivingTuesday! I loved seeing all the activity last week. As a member of the nonprofit community, much like yourselves, I’m on a several different mailing lists and received a fair share of #GivingTuesday emails.

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What Humans of New York Can Teach You About End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

It’s the beginning of September and, as if you haven’t already heard this about a thousand times, the end of year is really almost here. That means that in 115 days, the biggest giving day of the year will be upon us. Download this awesome new eBook to make sure you’re prepared!).

Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Set up a Spend, Give, and Save Allowance Policy: For younger kids, here’s a nifty piggy bank , with separate slots for investing, saving, spending, and donating is a great way to teach kids about devoting a portion of their income to charity.

What DoSomething.Org Can Teach You About Snapchat

NonProfit Hub

The post What DoSomething.Org Can Teach You About Snapchat appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. On a particularly bitter and snowy day last February, the rest of DoSomething.org ’s staff was nestled comfortably at home. But not Bryce Mathias, the digital content associate.

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What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing. Gen Y was born and raised on Hip Hop culture—which began in 1970s New York City and has flourished from the 1980s through today.

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. 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.

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Professors experiment with Twitter as teaching tool - JSOnline

AFP Blog

Professors experiment with Twitter as teaching tool - JSOnline: "Many of the students in Menck and Ekechai's classes said they weren't on Twitter until they were encouraged by their teachers and guest speakers. Some became converts who tweet multiple times a day; others don't see much value in it.In one of Menck's classes, students craft a marketing campaign for a nonprofit client. They aren't

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology.

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Teach Something New To An Employee Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. 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

How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish? When thinking about fundraising, many nonprofits and funders believe in the old adage, “Give a person a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a person to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” Flickr Photo by Minarae.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] 5 Reasons To Teach Your Kid To Code

SocialFish

I can’t wait to get both my kids into programming. Have you signed your kids up to some cool stuff online (or IRL)? Anyone using CodeAcademy with their kids? Any advice much appreciated. by NowSourcing.

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Paul Smith Teaches You How To Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What took longer was actually convincing myself that writing a book teaching salespeople how to be better storytellers would make the world a better place. This is a great week.

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What NASA can teach us about Google Hangouts

SocialFish

LOVE this deck by Jason Townsend, from the Office of Communications at NASA. Who knew? Quick Overview of Google+ Hangout Usage at NASA from NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ———– MUST SEE slide deck from NASA in this post!

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Transparency, storytelling and teaching with CaseSoup and our new video hub | Case Foundation

AFP Blog

Transparency, storytelling and teaching with CaseSoup and our new video hub | Case Foundation: "That’s why we’re excited today to unveil our new video hub and announce the relaunch of CaseSoup, an exclusive series of videos produced by the Case Foundation team.With the relaunch of CaseSoup, we’re reaffirming our commitment to leverage video to report on the things that matter to our audience

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

Have Fun - Do Good

Teaching On Friday, I taught a fun Social Media for Coaches unit as part of a "Building a Successful Coaching Practice: Nuts, Bolts and Social Media" course in San Francisco State''s College of Extended Learning''s Core Strengths Coaching Skills Program. Hello Have Fun * Do Gooders!

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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.

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[SLIDES] What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches us About Content Marketing from Aptify. Bryan Kelly and I presented this session at ASAE’s Marketing, Membership and Communication Conference last week and the feedback we got was phenomenal. So as promised, here are the slides and rundown for you.

New Web Site Teaches Charities About Finances - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

New Web Site Teaches Charities About Finances - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : New Web Site Teaches Charities About Finances By Nicole Wallace A new Web site seeks to help social-service charities bolster their financial know-how.

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How a Fan of Nonprofits Teaches Tech and Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

From time to time, we like to shine the spotlight on nonprofit techies who go above and beyond to help out other organizations with their technology conundrums. In this case, that'd be Margaux Pagan doing great things in Orlando, Florida. She's our volunteer Netsquared organizer there.

Healthy Fear, Healthy Habit: Teaching Privacy to New Internet Users

Tech Soup Blog

Simple Steps for Teaching Privacy. Although privacy issues can be a challenge to teach, Scott recommends a few simple steps for digital literacy educators: Provide basic privacy instruction. It's a heated, political topic and it will come up when you're teaching privacy.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All of my work these days is focused on designing and delivering effective training for nonprofits -primarily on the topics of social media, strategy, networks, and measurement. I’m also doing a lot of training of other trainers.

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The Five Lessons Into The Storm Teaches Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Imagine navigating a tiny boat through a sudden, violent storm at sea -- with winds roaring at nearly 100 mph and waves soaring to 80 feet -- to not only survive, but triumph over formidable competitors in one of the world''s toughest ocean races.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And while video games like Zoo Tycoon or online games can teach them all sorts of skills that will need to be successful adults (and this has been validated recently by a MacArthur Foundation funded study ,) I was excited to discover this wonderful list of games for change.

Text TEACHING to 30644 for Information about a New Scholarship

Mobile Commons

Those interested in the scholarship should text TEACHING to 30644 for mobile updates and email sign-up via text. If you’re Latino and have a background in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), it’s now $30,000 easier to get a Master’s degree in Education – thanks to a new scholarship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Teaching Tagging: Steve Song's Social Tagging Workshop - Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been enjoying email threads with Steve Song about teaching tagging. Photo from Steve Song's Flickr Stream. He pinged me today to point me to his reflection on a recent tagging workshop. His blog looks like a valuable resource and I just subscribed.

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New Book Loveworks Teaches How To Make Emotional Connections

Eric Jacobsen Blog

New Book Announcement: Loveworks is researched and written by Brian Sheehan , a professor of advertising at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in New York.

Planned Parenthood of NY Uses Text Message Storytelling to Teach Teens about their Health

Mobile Commons

Planned Parenthood of New York has a new campaign to use text messaging to educate minority young people about their sexual health.

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E-Readers for Everyone: Teaching Tips Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

Learn more about e-reader teaching tips during TechSoup's free 30-minute webinar. More than three-quarters of the nation's public libraries offer e-books, but most Americans don't know that this service is provided by their local library. Yet 58 percent of Americans have a library card, 69 percent say their local library is important to them, and many Americans would like to learn more about borrowing e-books. Want to help people learn how to use e-readers?

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Rapid Realignment Teaches Leaders How To Adapt And Stay Focused

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Spend some quality time with the new book, Rapid Realignment , and you'll learn how to ensure that your strategy, customers, processes and people work seamlessly together in the service of customers and that those four elements continually realign in the face of constant change.

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