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Picting, not Writing, is the Literacy of Today’s Youth

Is a picture really worth 1,000 words? Two interesting observations: In the K–12 classroom, today’s youth spend 90 percent of the time with text-based materials and 10 percent of the time with image-based materials. Outside the K–12 classroom, today’s youth … Continue reading

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Media Power Youth Receives Nonprofit Impact Award

Mary Vallier-Kaplan, Dennis Beaulieu and Media Power Youth were recognized with Nonprofit Impact Awards at an event hosted by the NH Center for Nonprofits to celebrate the impact of the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire. “The Nonprofit Impact Awards celebrate … Continue reading

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14 Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for Social Media Posts

It’s no secret that images are increasingly important for social media success.  It wasn’t long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, and it’s including even more image focus in the latest redesign.  At Buffer, we’ve … Continue reading

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October is Connected Educator Month

The U.S. Department of Education has declared October of 2013 as Connected Educator Month, and we invite you to play a key role in the event.  Connected Educator Month uses online communities and networks to advance the cause of edcuational … Continue reading

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General Information on the Common Core State Standards

Duncan Pushes Back on Attacks on Common Core Standards Arne Duncan Remarks at the American Society of News Editors Annual Convention, Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C. Academic standards used to be just a subject for after-school department meetings and late-night state … Continue reading

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