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GoodxGlobal Ignites Discussion About Utilizing New Media and Technology for Social Good at SxSWi

GoodxGlobal Ignites Discussion About Utilizing New Media and Technology for Social Good at SxSWi
     

On March 10, World Food Program USA, United Nations Foundation and Social Good Summit Austin hosted a day of programmed discussions, talks, breakout sessions and mentoring at Austin’s City Hall. This day, … Read entire article »

 

‘Give what you’re good at’ with Catchafire

‘Give what you’re good at’ with Catchafire
     

Have you ever been caught in a 9 to 5 job that put your skills to good use but didn’t ignite your passion? Do you struggle to find opportunities to grow your … Read entire article »

 

Grammy in the Schools – Helping kids make a future in music

Grammy in the Schools – Helping kids make a future in music
     

The GRAMMYs is not just the awards show that so many aspiring artists desire to either attend or even have an ambition to win an infamous Grammy Award.  There is so much … Read entire article »

 

People for Care & Learning are building a city – one house at a time

People for Care & Learning are building a city – one house at a time
     

People for Care & Learning (PCL) is a non-profit 501(C)3 founded in 2002 as a humanitarian organization created to provide care and learning opportunities around the world.  The PCL Team is dedicated to serving the … Read entire article »

 

How Skype is Leading the Online Education Phenomena, a Chat with Jacqueline Botterill (Part 2)

How Skype is Leading the Online Education Phenomena, a Chat with Jacqueline Botterill (Part 2)
     

Part two of the interview with Jacqueline Botterill – Head of Social Good for Skype and director of Skype in the classroom … Read entire article »

 

How Skype is Leading the Online Education Phenomena, a Chat with Jacqueline Botterill (Part 1)

How Skype is Leading the Online Education Phenomena, a Chat with Jacqueline Botterill (Part 1)
     

Following on the series about ways to use Skype in the classroom, I was presented with a wonderful opportunity to interview the person who leads up Social Good for Skype and who … Read entire article »

 

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Five)

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Five)
     

This is the last post in our five part series on Skype in the classroom. What began as a grassroots effort among educators to connect their classrooms has become a global effort … Read entire article »

 

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Four: Get Started)

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Four: Get Started)
     

As with many new technologies or social networks that are developed, it usually takes pioneers in that particular field to come up with ways the technology or social media can best benefit … Read entire article »

 

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Three: Parents)

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Three: Parents)
     

A great benefit for the 21st century educator is access to unlimited information via the internet. This access has allowed many educators to develop personal learning networks (PLN) utilizing one of the … Read entire article »

 

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Two)

10 Ways Teachers Motivate & Empower with Skype (Part Two)
     

Skype, the latest addition to the Microsoft family and known for allowing users to make videos, chat, send instant messages, and to make voice calls to landlines and mobile phones over the … Read entire article »