Archive for March 2010

Triple Pundit: The Cleantech Open – A Bridge over the Valley of Death?

By Jim Davis, President, Chevron Energy Solution The “Valley of Death” is a well known concept in the business startup and technology community. It’s the place where good ideas go to die. If small businesses are the lifeblood of economic growth and job creation, entrepreneurs and startup companies are the marrow. While the entrepreneurial path…

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Green Festival adds spring event in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – Green Festival®, the nation’s largest and longest running sustainability event, will return to the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center this April 10-11, just in time to rev up the Golden Gate city for Earth Day’s 40th anniversary. More than 225 speakers, 350 eco-friendly businesses and a broad range of hands-on workshops will complement this…

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Scholastic Administrator Magazine: School District Meets Army (eChalk)

Deployment, anxiety, and hard work are constant factors in this Texas district. “You know what’s hard about being the new kid at school?” asks Gail Siller, superintendent of Fort Sam Houston Independent School District (FSHISD). “Not knowing where to sit at lunch.” Siller’s district serves children of active military personnel currently stationed at Fort Sam…

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Tech&Learning Magazine Visits Archimedes Academy in the Bronx (Qwizdom)

Bronx Cheer by Christine Weiser, Managing Editor March 12, 2010 I’ve been reporting on education for a long time. I’ve been to countless education conferences, reviewed thousands of press releases, and talked to hundreds of educators about how they are changing the lives of young people through the effective use of education technology. But I…

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Art Rosenfeld on KQED (Cleantech Open)

The Cleantech Open’s 2010 National Competition Launch took place Friday, Febrary 26 at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco. If you don’t know who Art Rosenfeld is, don’t feel bad. Uma Subramanium posted candid thoughts and information about Art Rosenfeld on the Cleantech Open blog. His message to the Cleantech Open alumni: “Work on things…

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Ch 6 News Indianapolis visits IPS 91

Channel 6 broadcasts from an Indianapolis Public Montessori school which recently hosted a classroom media event to demonstrate how eno Interactive Whiteboards and Qwizdom Student Response Systems are changing the way that children learn and engage. Story here: http://www.theindychannel.com/video/22590951/index.html

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