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Momentous Institute: Customizing Learning Through Technology

By: Charles Herget
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If you’ve ever completed a personality assessment or participated in a leadership workshop, you know that people carefully consider the different ways individuals receive and communicate information. And for good reason. When working on a team, it’s not about what we say but rather what others hear that dictates the success of the group.

Princess Cruises and Houston Texans Team up for First-Ever Jr. Training Camp@Sea

Local Boys & Girls Club Children Hosted Aboard Emerald Princess in Port of Houston
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SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Princess Cruises and the Houston Texans proudly hosted a group of local Boys & Girls Club youth for a first-ever Jr.

First 5 California Teams Up with First Book to Distribute Thousands of New Books to Young Children in Need

First 5 California volunteers host reading party for local elementary school students
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February 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To further its mission to support the early childhood development of California’s young children, First 5 California is distributing 7,000 brand-new books to children between the ages of 0 and 5 to enhance reading programs and advance youth literacy in Sacramento, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

FirstMerit Bank Partners with National Nonprofit Kids in Need to Provide Educational Tools to Underserved Students at Critical Point in School Year

425 local elementary school students receive free backpacks and school supplies from FirstMerit Bank
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February 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, FirstMerit Bank volunteers surprised 425 students at Hope Institute Learning Academy with free backpacks filled with essential school supplies. The school also received supplies for its students with special needs to assist in tactile sensory stimulation, communication and academic skills.

Learning Outside the Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion

READING FUNDAMENTALS Recent studies show that 1 in 4 American children grow up without learning how to read. Industry experts weigh in on the changing face of literacy in the U.S.
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Originally posted on Literacy in America

An interview with Icema D. Gibbs, Director Corporate Social Responsibility, JetBlue Airways

Mediaplanet: How can we utilize advances in technology to promote literacy?

Want to Attend the Best Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Professional Conference - For Free?

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Enter today to win a free pass (including travel costs) to attend the 2015 Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference on February 24 & 25 at the B Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Entries due by December 10, 2014

Scholarship generously supported by 

CITGO Lemont Refinery and Bess the Book Bus Promote Literacy at Fairmont and Taft Schools

More than 120 Kindergarten and First-Grade Students Receive Free Books and Read-Aloud Sessions
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September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this year, CITGO Lemont Refinery employees and Jennifer Frances, founder of Bess the Book Bus, delivered more than 120 free books to children at Fairmont and Taft grade schools.

Reach Program helps Team Members Achieve Educational Goals

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More than 600 KFC US team members are a step closer to obtaining a college degree thanks to the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation's REACH Educational Grant Program.

Earlier this month, the Foundation awarded $2,000 grants to 609 employees. Some are the first in their families to attend college and others are going back to finish a degree they started years ago.

Bringing Kids to Work Unlocks Fun and Learning

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Avista’s 125th anniversary is the perfect time to take a few hours out of employees' day to share what they do – and why they do it – with the young people in their lives.  You never know, this might just inspire the next generation of Avista employees.

The program is a mix of self-directed, employee-led visits and events/activities held at locations throughout Avista's service territory. Activities included a touch-a-truck event, photo booth, safety demonstration, children’s activities, hydro presentation, and facility tours.

Verizon Invests in ConnectED

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July 10, 2014

by Rose Stuckey Kirk

Rose Stuckey Kirk is President of the Verizon Foundation and Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship at Verizon

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