Israel Cook is the lead author and founder of Princess Planet; he started this journey a few years ago because of his daughter. He saw a large void in the princess characters she loved and the lack of diversity that was available in the marketplace. From that point on, he decided to be part of […]
On October 29, 2015, I had the great pleasure to chat with Don Smithmier, Founder & CEO of the The Big Know (thebigknow.com). Thousands of education technology companies have launched over the past decade. The phrase, “disruption in education” has been used around the globe with different meaning and understanding. Quite often, this phrase is […]
I am honored to share exciting news from EdCast. If you have not used the platform, I encourage you to do so. There are various ways to learn and collaborate-listen and join conversations with top experts, host or join communities and share your own content. You will also find all United Nations supported communications for […]
Shared with permission. Originally posted on Inc. Written by By AJ Agrawal CEO, Alumnify. These days, digital media is all the buzz. Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become primary sources of fuel for companies looking to ramp up their marketing and advertising, organizations trying to expand their reach, non-profits working to raise […]
By: Melanie Nathan, Creative Director, Education Technology Websites at Top Draw. The use of technology in classrooms is meant to help students hone the skills necessary to succeed throughout life. Most schools now include computer or tablet use as a regular part of their educational programs, but study data suggests that having access to technology […]
Last week, the Education Trust-West released Black Minds Matter: Supporting the Educational Success of Black Children in California, which examines how the nearly 1 million Black youth in California are faring from preschool through college and reveals the distressing disparities that newly released state and national data show are persisting at all levels of their […]
Mental health of students of color is focus for first-of-its-kind non-profit. The Steve Fund announces partnership with a tech startup and two other projects to support the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. Please spread the world about this initiative. More than a year ago, the family of Stephen C. Rose established […]
By Dr. Katherina Muller Faculty Member, School of Education at American Public University When my son entered Kindergarten 20 years ago in Fairfax County, Virginia, his teacher sent home a list of items he should bring to class. This list included pencils, a composition notebook, and a tissue box. Schools have been asking students and […]
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