LaShonda Coulbertson

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Google Glass looks silly now, but we'll all be wearing mini-computers soon

I have a nostalgic memory from my childhood that conjures up that youthful sensation of limitlessness, of the feeling that the day will be so long and full of opportunity that it couldn't possibly be filled.<p>It was a full hour until my best friend was due to arrive and, I'd spent a restless minute …

One Man's Quest To Make Medical Technology Affordable To All

David Green is a man on a mission to drive down the cost of medical devices and health services.<p>His tactic: Use market forces and slightly tweaked business strategies to make health care accessible to even the poorest people. And he's had some amazing success.<p>I caught up with Green (no relation to …

Poverty Has Same Effect On The Brain As Constantly Pulling All Nighters

The mental strain of living in poverty and thinking constantly about tight finances can drop a person’s IQ by as much as 13 percent, or about the …

Yelp Joins With Advocacy Group ALEC to Fight SLAPP Lawsuits

An advocacy group known for promoting conservative laws is now working with tech companies to push a different agenda, reports Ben Jacobs.<p>The …

Demand for advocacy is rising as funding and access fall

Action for Advocacy (A4a) recently announced that it has ceased trading. As someone who was (briefly) a chief executive of A4a, I want to talk about some of what we achieved and some of the challenges left to meet.<p>When A4a started in 2001 (as Advocacy Across London), the advocacy movement was …

Talking heads: why I'm part of the studio school revolution in education

How did you end up becoming a headteacher?<p>I was a youth worker for several years, then I worked as a TA in a secondary school before I trained as a teacher and taught in inner-city London, specialising in geography and RE. My experience in those early years has really informed the work I do now, I …

Virtual Conference for Education 2013

• Save the cost and time of traveling to a conference<br>• Attend live talks including time for questions and answers<br>• Don't worry about missing talks—simply …

Is your child getting enough physical activity?

Tips to make sure your kid stays fit<p>If anyone had asked our moms if their children were getting enough physical activity, they would've laughed. "Of course!" But today's increasingly sedentary lifestyle leaves many kids short on the exercise and play time they need to protect their health.<p>According …

Scarce food contributing to global unrest: Column

Lawmakers should look at non-military ways of easing tension in turbulent countries.<p>It all started with a food cart.<p>Members of Congress will want to bear in mind this important detail as they weigh President Obama's request to approve a U.S. military strike against Syria.<p>Most of their concerns will …

More Cities Sweeping Homeless Into Less Prominent Areas

In North Carolina, a fight is brewing over the homeless in the capital city of Raleigh. Elected leaders have asked charitable and religious groups to stop their long-standing tradition of feeding the homeless in a downtown park on weekends.<p>But advocates for the poor say the city is trying to push …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Former Egghead CEO launches LearnBig, a clearinghouse for online education content

Online learning has exploded in the past few years, with new companies like Khan Academy and Coursera offering students a way to learn subjects …

Social enterprises lead the way in market innovation

While social enterprises often don't have the same money or resource as mainstream companies, they are regularly innovating in different sectors and markets. Usually through creating something more ethical and socially sustainable and sometimes because their product or service also fills a gap and …

New Creation Church Gives Away 200 Bags of Groceries at Outreach

New Creation Church gave away more than 200 bags of groceries at a community outreach event Saturday in Repplier Park in Banning, Communications …