So now another mega sports event is capturing the attention of millions of people, not just in the USA, but around the world. In some of the coverage of the World Cup, I’ve seen stories about the poverty in Brazil. But these stories are fragmented. Continue reading
As we head into 2014 I’m constantly reminded of how many thousands of people are already involved in some way in helping disadvantaged youth succeed in school, stay safe in non-school hours, connect with a caring adult mentor or tutor, and continue their movement toward adult roles and responsibilities. Continue reading
I’ve used this graphic dozens of times to illustrate a vision of engaging workplace volunteers in long-term strategies that help inner-city youth move from first grade to first jobs. I’ve created a library of graphics like this on Pinterest and posted a library of illustrated essays on Scribd.com…. Continue reading
How do we turn a participation map into a “collective impact” map?
I’m one more than 1600 people who have joined the Education Technology Mooc (#ETMOOC) since last Monday. I’ll be participating in the National Mentoring Summit… in Washington, DC this Thursday and Friday where more than 500 people will be connected in the same building and for the same purpose. Continue reading
This photo was posted this morning at Learning2Gether:The Podcast…. In the article Vance Stephens (shown in photo with me) describes the session we co-moderated yesterday in the Learning2Gether portal.
Vance says of the session: “Dan talked about how he conceives channeling knowledge into action through a 4-part strategy he articulated through mindmaps and other visuals. Continue reading