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5 / 2 / 2012

Why is teaching technology still in the dark ages?

 

Technology (and subsequently our teaching tools) have advanced, so why haven’t our teaching methods?  Is it because we’ve hit the pinnacle of education and no longer need to innovate?  Or are we stuck in our comfort zones and user education is dismissed as “the easy part?” read more »

2 / 16 / 2012

DonorsChoose.org Project – February

 

For many professionals it’s easy to feel like you’re running a million miles a minute.  And more often than not, it takes some outside influence to get us to slow down.  For me, that welcomed detour was being asked to select our DonorsChoose.org recipient for the month of February. read more »

2 / 13 / 2012

The 12 Most Underutilized Resources Within Your EMM Tools

 

Before you go out and buy new marketing software, you may want to ask yourself: Am I getting the full value from what we have?  Do I know what it’s truly capable of doing?  If the answer is a “no”, then it’s clear what your next step should be…and it begins with reading the rest of this post. read more »

11 / 4 / 2011

Klout Score Changes

 

There has been a lot of talk about the changes Klout made to their scoring system last week. I thought it might be interesting to develop a perspective from the collected reactions across social media (which only seems fitting since Klout measures social influence).  While there are a number of assessment tools, I chose to use Crimson Hexagon’s ForSight™ Platform which does a nice job of completing and displaying SM sentiment analysis. read more »