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World-Changing at the United Nations/Nexus

Last Thursday, I was a grateful delegate to the 7th annual Nexus Global Summit. Today, I’m on fire! Because I work in conferences all year long, it is rare that I wish to attend one. I let my membership with TED lapse starting in 2011, mostly because the working group component was fading and I don’t care to spend $10K per year being…

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#ISTE2015: BOXLIGHT Interactive Classroom Solutions

BOXLIGHT® Turns 30, Launches New Classroom Technology at ISTE One Teacher To Win Complete P10 Deskboard Classroom Belfair, WA (June 29, 2015) — As part of its 30th Anniversary Celebration, BOXLIGHT, a global leader in developing and manufacturing award winning projectors, interactive flat panels, and classroom solutions, is launching its new line of Interactive Classroom…

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What is the real impact of PR in K12? (depends on how you define PR)

Glen McCandless of Selling to Schools invited me 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 companies focus their PR efforts…

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Huffington Post: Lessons from Australia’s Carbon Tax

A Carbon Tax That Can Rise from Australia’s Ashes Posted: 07/19/2014 9:35 pm EDT Updated: 07/20/2014 4:59 pm EDT As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia’s carbon tax, a couple of questions emerge: Why did this happen?What lessons can we learn?The answer to the first question is fairly simple: A politician – Julia Gillard…

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Introducing AcctVantageDRIVE

Here’s a super specific marketplace that will be happy to see this news from AcctVantage: growing small businesses that are inventory-centric and RUN ON MAC (although all platforms rock, this is especially a dream if you run Mac OS). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hendersonville, NC – July 16, 2014 – AcctVantage, the leader in ERP Accounting…

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Fantastic 2nd Place Entry in RestoreMyClimate.org Video Contest

In early May an inspiring youth video contest was launched by Citizens Climate Education Corps. 37 extraordinary videos were submitted and here is 2nd Place Winner! Take a look at the full scope of the initiative at RestoreMyClimate.org. Thank you to all entrants! And now we present to you the impressive 2nd place winner. Communities…

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Contest winners announced for RestoreMyClimate.org K12 video contest

You may remember that in early May, we launched an exciting and uplifting youth video contest for the Citizens Climate Education Corps. You should take a peek at the initiative at www.restoremyclimate.com. Here’s the 1st place winning video. Thank you, all 37 of you, who sent in qualifying contest entries! Every one of them were inspiring…

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eSchoolnews pickup on Alive Studios #iste2014

AUGMENTED REALITY STUDY SHOWS GAINS IN PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN READING Pre-K and Kindergarten students made greater gains on two standard reading skill assessments when using the Letters alive® augmented reality program, according to research by Dr. Tamra Ogletree at the University of West Georgia. The Letters alive® curriculum is aligned to Common Core Standards and is…

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