This website uses cookies and similar technologies to understand visitors' experiences. By continuing to use this website, you accept our use of cookies and similar technologies,Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy.

"iMentor builds mentoring relationships that empower students from low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college, and achieve their ambitions." (via iMentor's mission) Building Meaningful Connections Since 1999, the youth development nonprofit iMentor has matched over 13,000 college-educated mentors with underserved, low-income, public high school ...
"The Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurs Lab is a 5,900-square-foot facility in the heart of the Washington Square campus where aspiring NYU entrepreneurs from across all of NYU’s schools and colleges...can meet to connect, collaborate, and tap into a vast array of resources to help develop their ideas and inventions into startup companies." (Read about
"CCFC’s [Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood] mission is to support parents’ efforts to raise healthy families by limiting commercial access to children and ending the exploitative practice of child-targeted marketing." (Learn more about CCFC) Raising Awareness Rooted in an acknowledgement of the expansion of...
"PBS TeacherLine offers more than 80 graduate level facilitated, online courses, and a growing library of "just-in-time" self-paced courses for teachers." (Read about PBS TeacherLine). Educating Educators Public polls sometimes remind us that
Although research on language-learning visualizations gives credence to the general effectiveness of pictures, most information we have about the neuroscientific learning values of different types of pictures comes from expert theory. So when considering which graphic language tools actually work best - and why - it can happen that our unanswered questions grow almost as quickly as the learning technologies...
Proversity is a London-based technology service that partners with major businesses to turn their in-house employee training materials into freely accessible digital course content. Proversity courses operate simultaneously as professional development opportunities for seasoned employees of Proversity business partners; training tools for new employees; and recruiting tools for prospective employees who ...
Online enrollments are on the rise. Schools are e-reaching out. Attitudes are gradually e-shifting. Students are signing up for courses at a qualified distance with growing frequency and their classrooms, more likely than in recent past, are including elements mediated by the web. But even though our adoption of technology in general seems to have provided the supportive headsp...
German-born Babbel has commanded a visible perch in the skyline of individualized language learning services since 2008, when it laid its own web foundation to great acclaim. Geared toward low-to-middle-level vocab prodigals and adult newbie linguaphiles (including, marketably,
Lingua.ly is a free web application that teaches languages with news journalism. Though it feels like a web news aggregator made of customizable articles, this website, Chrome extension, and iOS/Android app dynamically codes the foreign-language news (in ten languages—and growing) for translation with several online dictionaries. Lingua.ly structures customized language games and vocabulary lessons around terms th...
Nine out of ten college students are on Facebook. It's easy to forget that the social networking giant's last decade of global integration depended in part upon an exclusivity to college students that figured into its early iterations. Facebook's continued popularity on college campuses still nevertheless de facto shapes the way...