Archive for November 2008

CF: Scholastic Interview w/ Promethean’s Global Education Head

All Viewers Please Note: After 4.5 years acting as the agency of record for Promethean in North America, Sensible City withdrew its services as of September, 2009. Today we have signed on with PolyVision, makers of the eno interactive whiteboard. eno offers a lifetime guarantee and dozens of classroom specific features that you can get with no other provider. But…

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Green Train Benefit Art Auction Next Month

Merle Haggard’s Green Train Project will be holding a  Eco-Art show and silent auction of items donated by Green Train Artists at the W.O. Smith School of Music, 1125 8th Ave S., Nashville on Thursday, December 11,  2008 from 7-9pm.   “Eye  Candy”…A TRAIN OF THOUGHTS on PAPER, CANVAS, and RECYCLED MATERIALS, will feature some of…

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Walt Gardner on Global Classrooms in S.F. Chronicle

Edu 2.0 Walt Gardner / Monday, November 17, 2008 With education expected eventually to become a front-burner issue in the Obama administration, it’s important to bear in mind in our zeal to reform schools to meet the demands of the new global economy that no nation in history has been able to create good public…

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CF: Washington Times on Green Building in D.C. and Ecobuild Fall / AEC-ST

Economic concerns may trump environmental concerns at the moment, but, fortunately, green building addresses both issues. Underneath an immediate focus on money, many consumers also share a long-term interest in protecting the Earth through recycling, energy efficiency and sustainable building practices. In Prince George’s and Howard Counties, Williamsburg Homes LLC (www.williamsburgllc.com) builds town homes priced…

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Promethean Model Classroom Videos from the West Virginia Department of Education

All Viewers Please Note: After 4.5 years acting as the agency of record for Promethean in North America, Sensible City withdrew its services as of September, 2009. Today we have signed on with PolyVision, makers of the eno interactive whiteboard. eno offers a lifetime guarantee and dozens of classroom specific features that you can get with no other provider. But…

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CF: The origami-inspired bamboo house

The latest post from inhabitat on one of Re:Vision’s winners: Ming Tang’s beautiful origami-inspired Folded Bamboo Houses are intended to be used as temporary shelters in the aftermath of an earthquake. Brilliant in their simplicity, the geometric shelters are constructed from renewable materials and can be folded into a variety of structurally sound shapes. Their…

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CF: UNUM Partners with Hamilton County (Chattanooga)

All Viewers Please Note: After 4.5 years acting as the agency of record for Promethean in North America, Sensible City withdrew its services as of September, 2009. Today we have signed on with PolyVision, makers of the eno interactive whiteboard. eno offers a lifetime guarantee and dozens of classroom specific features that you can get with no other provider. But…

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