Archive for May 2010

Selling To Schools Radio: Can public relations produce sales in the education market?

Glen McCandless of Selling to Schools invited Sensible City Founder Ian Bryan onto his program to discuss PR in education: blind spots, opportunities and sales integration. Episode Overview: Public relations has taken the back seat to other types of lead generation education marketing for most companies in the K-12 market, especially with tight economic conditions. Many…

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Southeast Advance: Kentwood schools ready for classrooms of the future

By Herb Woerpel May 17, 2010, 4:00PM Through the click of a button, a classroom full of Meadowlawn Elementary fourth-graders were virtually transported to the rim of the Grand Canyon last week. Gazing into its massive beauty, students were able to view the canyon at all angles, looking left, right, up and even down—if they were…

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NBC: Digital classrooms for a digital world in Grand Rapids, MI

District officials in Kentwood Michigan hosted the community for a peek inside its high tech classrooms at Meadowlawn Elementary. In this clip, Wood TV 8 explores how the district uses PolyVision’s eno to engage in class with a “more collective and collaborative” style of learning. Superintendent Scott Palczewski explains how technology in the classroom helps…

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CBS Chicago: Gov. Quinn, Mayor Daley open Green Festival at Navy Pier

05.23.2010 – CHICAGO – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined Mayor Richard M. Daley for the opening ceremony of the Fourth Annual Chicago Green Festival on Saturday, which included Quinn’s signing an amendment to the Capital Development Board Act. After signing the Amendatory Act, Quinn and Daley strolled the show floor, visiting many of Chicago’s best…

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Dallas Observer: Dallas sprouts green city block downtown

By Robert Wilonsky in News You Can Actually Use, Actually ​John Greenan has made it official: He and Brent Brown are going forward with Forwarding Dallas to fill that parking lot behind Dallas City Hall with a self-sustaining building. Says Greenan of his decision to go with the Portuguese architects behind the downtown hillside, “Dallas would be a richer…

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