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What’s the Endgame for Social Media?

Social media has come a long way. When my co-founder Steve and I originally pitched Hearsay Social to venture capital firms in Silicon Valley in 2009, many passed because they thought Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn were passing fads headed for the same fate as MySpace and Friendster. Today, 77% of …

2nd-Grader's Cure For Playground Loneliness: A Buddy Bench

Second-grader Christian Bucks, of York, Pa., knew that some of his classmates felt lonely during recess, and he decided to do something about it. His simple, utterly heartwarming solution was to install a playground "buddy bench."<p>As reported by the York Daily Record, a buddy bench is a designated …

25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

<b>25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy Independent Reading</b><p>contributed by <b>Kimberly Tyson</b>, Ph.D.<p>In the age of the Common Core and its emphasis upon having …

10 Ways to Grow Your Facebook Page Following

Shares 4K<p>How can you quickly encourage people to become followers of your Facebook page?<p>This is the most common question I get from clients. The …

My First Donors Choose Project! | Nebraska Change Agent

<b>UPDATE-</b>–Project has been funded! Please consider helping me get a jump start on my <b>next project</b> which is a field trip to the Denver Museum of Nature …