Steve Ward

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Tools for Parents<p>We recognize that parents play an important role in shaping the way their children view learning. As a parent, you understand more …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

What Does Learning Look Like? Integrating Formal and Informal Learning into Learning Pathways

<b>I have spent the last six months working on a final project for my Masters in Educational Technology Degree with the University of British …

Education Technology

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Ideas Are Not Innovations | MATTHEW E. MAY & ASSOCIATES

(Note: This review first appeared on OPEN Forum.)<p>Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits had three goals in mind when they set out to publish <i>The Lean</i> …

Why Microsoft’s Reorganization Is a Bad Idea

DuPont, the famous chemical company, was actually built on gunpowder.1 Founded in the early 1800s, DuPont was a small family concern until the early …

Making Management as Simple as Frisbee

Complexity is not a new condition. While it’s true that many aspects of life have become more densely connected and unpredictable, the fact is that our world is inherently complex. Most of the environments we move in and tasks we perform require us to deal with interdependent and dynamic …

Zynga Co-founder’s Junyo Is Using Big Data To Help EdTech Companies Better Understand What Schools Really Need

In 2011, Steve Schoettler left Zynga, the company he had co-founded four years earlier, to devote himself to a new project, called Junyo. With interest in education technology beginning to take hold, Shoettler and his co-founders at Junyo set out to leverage the growing capabilities of Big Data …

Get CRMready™ The nonprofit CRM readiness workshop

Join Keith Heller of Heller Consulting for a FREE webinar series clearly explaining what CRM is, what it does, and how to make it happen in your …

CRM

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Learning

The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, …

What Makes Mindvalley, Mindvalley?

We do this by working with the world’s greatest teachers, and spreading their ideas through our leading-edge learning technology – which dramatically …

Machine Learning

Community Engagement Software

Online Engagement<br>for decisions that matter.<p>Reach more people, hold conversations, gather insights,<br>make decisions. Quickly and effectively.<p><i>“Opting to</i> …

Employee Engagement

Social Sector

May 2018 – Can a rising tide lift all boats? Here is a quick primer on the state of play in one fast-growth market.<p>March 2018 – Meeting the mobile …

Public Sector

How Networked Insights Makes Sense Of Internet Chatter To Help Big Brands Create Better Ads

Discussions around brands are happening everywhere, all the time. Networked Insights gives marketers a way to measure the noise.<p>It used to be that brands and agencies would create ad campaigns, push them live, and use the resulting consumer reaction to help inform the next campaign. But with the …

Profit Meets Purpose: Why Social Entrepreneurship Suggests a Possible Future for Global Capitalism

As the first Internet stock bubble neared its popping point in 1999, IBM chief executive Lou Gerstner famously dismissed the dot-com start-ups of his day as "fireflies before the storm--all stirred up, throwing off sparks." The Internet would truly achieve its disruptive potential, Gerstner argued …

Australian Social Enterprise Awards Shortlist | PBA

The creative use of toilet paper, coffee, fashion design, and bottled water are featured in some of the social enterprises shortlisted in the …

SPOTLIGHT ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISE: Lessons from a Disability Enterprise | PBA

<i>While social enterprises are on the rise it is not always easy for these businesses-for-good to stay afloat, as one Newcastle-based social enterprise</i> …

Unlikely Takeover: A Third Way to Scale Social Enterprise

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p><i>Editors’ Note: This article was originally published on</i> NPQ<i>’s website, on May 1, 2013.</i><p>When we attempt to scale social …

Skoll | Social Entrepreneurs Driving Large Scale Change

Social Entrepreneurship

Painting the Internet Red (SSIR)

Weeks prior to the Supreme Court hearing landmark marriage equality cases, the marketing team at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) started to plan. Our …

Stanford University

2012 Community Impact - Annual Report

Follow<p>2012 Community Impact - Annual Report<p>Our Journey so Far in Community Impact - working for the Common Good<p>2012 Community Impact - Annual …