Archive for January 2009

good2gether cuts the first check

Do Good New England First $1000 Grant Winner Announced, Visiting Nurse and Community Health, Inc., of Arlington, MA   From 467 entries, Visiting Nurse and Community Health, Inc. (VNCH), from Arlington, MA, is the first of what will be four New England nonprofits to win $1000 grants from good2gether every week through mid-May simply by…

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CF: Promethean News Media Montage

[googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1268988892447834134&hl=en] Sensible City recently put together this montage of the coverage that Promethean’s products get in the classroom.

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FETC Keynote: Educators in Critical Role To Inspire Environmental Action

The Sensible City is spending this week in sunny Orlando, attending FETC. THE Journal brings us this report by Chris Reidel on the keynote address, delivered by Philippe Cousteau. In his opening keynote address at the FETC 2009 conference in Orlando, FL, Animal Planet chief ocean correspondent Philippe Cousteau proclaimed: “I have come to realize…

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Innovating teachers share at the TeachMeet “unconference” at BETT 09

From PrometheanPlanet. Also,  #tmbett09 is trending at #3 currently on Twitter. Hot stuff, and a great concept: Teachers teaching teachers to teach, facilitated by ed tech companies like Promethean. For many educators, the best thing about big education shows and conferences is not the new products and presentations, but what goes on in between the…

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Promethean Launches Activsoftware: the Next Generation of Interactive Whiteboard Software at FETC

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: MSNBC picks up Omaha story on Promethean classrooms

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: KETV covers wave of Activboards coming to classrooms in NE

OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha Public School Board committee signed-off on a plan to install new technology in four more schools on Monday. Grants from the Sherwood Foundation will pay for the placement of interactive whiteboards. They’ll be installed in Bancroft, Gomez, Liberty and Miller Park elementary schools. “I cannot imagine going back to the…

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