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Take 5: "Unidentified Dyslexia Takes Heavy Toll" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 25, 2017 5:16:20 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Childcare, Forbes, K-12, Kareem Edwards, Learning Difference, low income students, MLT, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Dyslexia, Education Week, EdWeek, Grads of Life, Management Leadership Tomorrow, Traci Kirtley

Presidential 2016: Leveraging Policy to Address the Needs of Today’s Students

Posted by America Forward on Jun 2, 2016 12:58:13 PM





The following post was written by Jessica Crawford, America Forward Director of Strategic Partnerships and Sarah Groh, America Forward Manager

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Tags: Beyond 12, Congress, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, president, Sarah Groh, ADHD, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Dyslexia, Federal Funding, Financial Aid, Jessica Crawford, Single Stop, YouthBuild USA

Take 5: "Dyslexia and the Wider World of Creativity and Talent" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 15, 2015 11:20:37 AM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: African American, bill and melinda gates foundation, Black Men, intelligence, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Mark Zuckerberg, MindShift, Pathways Out of Poverty, Philanthrocapitalism, Poverty, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Talent, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Alliance for Excellent Education, Amplify Blog, creativity, Dyslexia, EdSurge, Future Ready District Pledge, Future Ready Initiative, 'Future Ready' School Leader, public health, teaching, Technology, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy, white house

Take 5: "The Ever-Growing Ed-Tech Market" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 6, 2015 1:42:20 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: iPad, Learning Difference, MindShift, NPR, PARCC, Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colleg, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Common Core, Digital Learning, Dyslexia, getting smart, Technology, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "The Art of Getting Opponents to 'We'" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 3, 2015 2:56:18 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Becky Pringle, Gisele Huff, Huff, Jaquelin Hume Foundation, Kevin Barenblat, Learning Difference, Martha's Vinyard, MSNBC, National Educational Association, NoticeAbility, Orlando, president, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, Actionsmith Network, Amplify Blog, Dean Bragonier, Demo Day, Diana M. Smith, Dyslexia, Education System, Fast Forward, Pringle, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Interview with Dean Bragonier, Founder and Executive Dyslexic of NoticeAbility

Posted by Admin on Nov 2, 2015 11:53:17 AM


Dean Bragonier, Founder and Executive Dyslexic of NoticeAblitiy, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a dyslexic-specific middle school curriculum, spent the summer swimming around Martha's Vineyard to raise funds for the nonprofit. We recently caught up with him to ask a few questions about the experience and his work as a whole. Check out the full interview below:

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Tags: High School, IDEA, IEP, incarceration, Learning Difference, learning differences, Martha's Vineyard, NoticeAbility, Pan Mass Challenge, Richard Branson, The Dyslexic Advantage, Amplify Blog, Dean Bragonier, Decoding Dyslexia, Dyslexia, Dyslexic, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Swimming, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Arne Duncan’s Wars" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 5, 2015 9:51:18 AM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Arne Duncan, Books, Clinton, education, Greg Walton, Health Services, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, MindShift, #OpportunityRedefined, professional, Psychology, Self-Esteem, Social Innovation News, Stanford, Amplify Blog, Clinton Global Initiative, College, Grade School, Politico, Stanford University, The Huffington Post, Understood, understood.org, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Using Design Thinking to Eradicate Poverty Creation" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 1, 2015 3:23:21 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Afterschool Programs, Arne Duncan, bipartisan, Child Development, Congress, Design Thinking, Education World, John Boehner, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Los Angeles Unified School District, Mandatory Prison Sentences, Maryanne Wolf, MindShift, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Poverty, Poverty Creation, Senate, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, STEM, STEM Education, Amplify Blog, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, Dyslexia, Education Secretary, Global Poverty, National Press CLub, Prison Sentences, The New York Times, The Washington Post, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Bedtime Stories for Young Brains" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 18, 2015 4:27:35 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Bedtime Stories, Bill Gates, Brains, Dr. Pamela Cantor, Girls Of Color, Internet, Latinos, Learning Difference, learning differences, Martha's Vineyard, Microsoft, MindShift, NoticeAbility, NPR, Paul Allen, Pediatric Primary Care, Perri Klass, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, Teaching Software, African-Americans, American Academy of Pediatrics, Amplify Blog, black girls code, Code Camp, coding, Dean Bragonier, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Dyslexia, GatesNotes, Jesse Jackson, Technology, The New York Times, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

Vanessa Kirsch and Dean Bragonier talk Dyslexic Superpowers

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Aug 18, 2015 10:26:43 AM


Yesterday marked the last day of an incredible journey. Dean Bragonier, a valued member of the New Profit community and founder of NoticeAbility, spent this summer swimming 50 miles around Martha's Vineyard to raise awareness for Dyslexia. Bragonier, a dyslexic himself, is dedicated to raising awareness of dyslexia and those who have it. His latest effort in this area takes the form of the new organization NoticeAbility, a nonprofit that creates dyslexic-friendly learning tools for middle school-aged children.

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Tags: Learning Difference, learning differences, NoticeAbility, Amplify Blog, Dean Bragonier, Dyslexia, LD, New Profit Staff, Vanessa Kirsch