Archive for August 2011

Change the World. Teach!

Every teacher has a chance every day, with every child, to change the world. This was among the messages John Hunter, award winning educator and speaker, shared at the UH College of Education inaugural “First Lecture” on August 19, 2011.

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Grind For the Green Launches G4G Mobile

(OAKLAND, CA) After establishing itself as one of the leading youth development organizations in the urban green movement, Oakland-based non-profit Grind for the Green has restructured its model, launching G4G Mobile, a partnership with Toyota/Volta and a private investor.

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Clear Village Project in Mid Italy

After our ‘Dynamic Dialogues’ process in Helsingborg and the ‘Repairing Broken Communities’ well-being analysis in a deprived area in Kiel earlier this year, CLEAR VILLAGE is carrying out its third main project in 2011 in a rural village in Italy.

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Asheville Community Values Assessment – an invitation…

In partnership sith local civic and business leadership, Barrett Values Centre has announced We Are Asheville, a community values assessment intended to inform and empower local problem-solving, decision-making and sustainability through an understanding of our community’s shared values.

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World Peace Game Bergen

The first week of August 2011 Bergen, Norway was blessed with the presence of Mr. John Hunter and his impressive World Peace Game. Some teenagers/tweenagers and adults were assembled to test out the game.

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Mashable: How Students Use Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s clear that today’s students rely heavily on electronic devices even when they’re not incorporated in the classroom. In one survey of college students, 38% said they couldn’t even go 10 minutes without switching on some sort of electronic device.

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USA Today: Inkling opens textbooks on iPad

Matt MacInnis believes college textbooks are heavy, expensive and outdated. That’s why he decided to reinvent them as a multimedia experience for the iPad. “We’re trying to bring textbooks forward to the 21st century,” he says. San Francisco-based Inkling is the start-up he formed to bring next-generation textbooks to the iPad. Chapters of such educational…

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