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1. Why Do We Separate the Teacher From the Tech?

By Tom Whitby

Digest: Education
Curators: Deborah Chang, Aurelio Jimenez Romero, Vicky Guo

It’s not the tech, it’s the human –> Whenever I read an article, or post, pointing out the failures of technology in the classroom, my first question is: How well was that teacher trained in the use of that technology and its new methodology in the classroom? My second thought is: was that technology mandated to be there without teacher buy-in, or support? Without both of those requirements being met, coupled with what we know of the teacher’s impact on students in the class, how could technology ever be successful? Read More

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2. Plastic bag charge: where will the money go?

By Claudia Cahalane

Digest: Social Enterprise
Curators: Shevika Mishra, Karthik Shankar

The author talks about how retailers choose donate money that they receive from the new plastic bag levy to environmental charities. Read More

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3. 7 Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Kept Their Day Jobs While Starting Their Businesses

By Michelle Goodman

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curators: Babs Lee, Estela Pochintesta, Anna Curran

Tidbits from entrepreneurs that moonlighted on their respective startups before going “all-in.” Read More

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4. Putting Together an App Press Kit

By Dan Counsell

Digest: Press & Storytelling
Curator: Claire Topalian

How to put together a strong press kit, what to include, and where to store it. Read More

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5. Pixar’s 22 Rules of Phenomenal Storytelling

By John Saddington

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

Great leaders carry a vision that others want to buy in to. Tell a great story. Read More

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