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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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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Trending Sources

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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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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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.

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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.

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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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.

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 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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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.

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Apple Stores accepting old iPad donations for Teach for America

AFP Blog

Apple Stores accepting old iPad donations for Teach for America

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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.

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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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.

[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.

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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.

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!

Be A Leader Who Teaches

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.

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.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks?

ASU Lodestar Center

Disclaimer Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks? Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks? ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

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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.

eBook Teaches How To Manage Email In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Internal communication expert and consultant David Grossman of The Grossman Group recently told NBC Nightly News that workplace email is out of control. And, it's time to tame the email monster," explains Grossman.

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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.

TechSoup Global: Teaching CSOs About the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

This is the first of a three part series about cloud computing as it relates to civil society organisations (CSOs) by Keisha Taylor the communications manager at GuideStar International, part of TechSoup Global's network of partners. This was first posted on the GuideStar International blog. Civil society organisations are waking up to the benefits of using cloud computing services (the cloud) for their work.

The Maker Party is on! Join the global campaign to teach the web.

NTEN

That’s why we’re supporting this global effort to teach web literacy through hands-on learning and making with the Maker Party. Maker Party The Maker Party starts today - and you’re invited to attend, no matter where you are in the world! We’re excited to help spread the word about Mozilla’s Maker Party. Through thousands of community-run events around the world, the Maker Party unites educators, organizations, and enthusiastic Internet users of all ages and skill levels.

What Southwest Airlines Teaches Leaders About Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you've flown Southwest Airlines you know they're tops in airline customer service, driven by a leadership style that creates a company-wide culture where all employees own that culture.

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.

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?

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!)

You CAN Teach an Old Spice New Tricks!

NTEN

" I'm on a horse. " Those are the words that turned the once-stale Old Spice brand into something refreshing and new. The folks at Proctor and Gamble, who make Old Spice, took it a step further last week when they launched an Old Spice Guy response campaign, creating dozens of personalized responses to the tweets, emails and Facebook posts from his many fans, including George Stephanopolous (presidential abs!) and Alyssa Milano.

Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal

AFP Blog

Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal : ''via Blog this

Former Verizon Wireless CEO Teaches Leadership Lessons In New Book

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Former Verizon Wireless CEO Denny F. Strigl offers a revealing insight into how he led the company in his new book, Managers, can you hear me now? -- co-authored by Frank Swiatek.

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.

Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: What Science Teaches about Marketing, Fundraising, and Making Social Change

NTEN

Well, as a certain pointy haired girl might say, "Prepare to have everything you knew about milk cans challenged" – at our upcoming webinar, " Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: What Science Can Teach You About Fundraising, Marketing, and Making Social Change ". Science is like a blabbermouth who ruins the movie by telling you how it ends. Well, I say there are some things we don't want to know. Important things. - Ned Flanders. Ned has a point.

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.

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.

Garfinkle's Getting Ahead Teaches How To Take Your Career To The Next Level

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Much sought after executive coach Joel Garfinkle reveals his signature PVI model -- Perception, Visibility, and Influence in his new book, Getting Ahead, Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level.

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.

Helping Students Discover Why Volunteering is Important

VolunteerMark

It’s time we start teaching young people that they can make a positive and lasting impact in their community and society-at-large