At the first Launch Education and Kids held this week at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley outpost in Mountain View, VC/entrepreneur Jason Calacanis launched a new conference series that showcased 30 inventive startups — some of which will likely change the face of education or learning games for kids. Or both.
How to use social media for students & schools
We had a great give an take about how social media can be used, by Parent Teacher Associations and other organizations, to advance schools’ and school districts’ business goals. I present at a lot of workshops and it was great to see the amount of interaction throughout the session — not just questions to me but PTA reps pitching in to help their colleagues.
Techniques to add dazzle to your advocacy video
Matanya’s Hope tells stories of Kenyan schoolchildren through photos & video Multimedia storytelling can be an incredibly powerful tool for your organization to attract funders, motivate volunteers and demonstrate the power of your message. Our friends at Matanya’s Hope asked us to create a visual story for their nonprofit by seamlessly blending photos and video […]
eduFire expands its tech curriculum
Learn about social media, PHP & WordPress on the Web Guest post by Katrina Heppler envisionGood.tv We met up with Jon Bischke, founder of eduFire, in San Francisco to learn about the launch of eduFire’s new Tech Channel, an online video learning platform that provides live, interactive video classes in social media, PHP, WordPress and […]
Twitter: Bringing reading to world’s poorest regions
Twitter just announced its first corporate social responsibility effort on its blog. See the video above — featuring Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, Room to Read founder John Wood and Crushpad founder Michael Brill — to get the lowdown on how this campaign will help 50,000 kids abroad learn to read. From Twitter’s announcement: We’re just […]