All Eyes on Dyslexia: Senators Spotlight the Intersection of Science, Learning and Dyslexia

Posted by America Forward on May 31, 2016 5:05:59 PM

In just a few weeks, Jocelyn Hanrath, a soccer goalie with an eye on the Olympics, will graduate from her hometown high school in Salt Lake City with a 3.7 GPA. This fall, she will enroll in college in Washington state to pursue a degree in sports management and complete an internship with the Seattle Reign, a professional women’s soccer team. Earlier this spring, Jocelyn was awarded the 2016 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

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Tags: Dysgraphia, HELP, learning differences, Learning Disabilities, NCLD, Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pen, Senator, Senator Cassidy, Senator Mikulski, Senator Murkowski, Senator Murphy, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Bennet, Dyslexia, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Salt Lake City, Understood,

Take 5: "Bill Gates Highlights LEAP Innovations" And More...

Posted by Admin on Apr 25, 2016 4:58:55 PM

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Tags: child mind institute, education, NPR, Personalized Learning, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Mind Shift, The New York Times,, 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,, venture philanthropy

REIMAGINE LEARNING: The Rockefeller Foundation Spotlights New Profit's Reimagine Learning Fund

Posted by Admin on Aug 28, 2015 1:28:04 PM

Recently, New Profit's Reimagine Learning Fund was highlighted in a blog post on the Rockefeller Foundation's new ENGAGE website, which highlights the power of networks to drive social impact. The new site was created in partnership with Deloitte's Monitor Institute, a longtime collaborator with both New Profit and the Reimagine Learning Fund.

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Tags: John Legend, Public School NYC, Reimagine Learning Fund, RL, Rockefeller Foundation, Amplify Blog, ENGAGE, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week,, venture philanthropy, WME | IMG

Take 5: "Forging a New Deal in Education" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Aug 17, 2015 2:02:21 PM

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

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Tags: Economic Downturns, HBO, NPR, PBS, Racial Wealth Gap, Sesame Street, sesame workshop, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, College, Economic, EdSurge, #FirstWeekWin, Learning Styles, The New York Times, tuition,, venture philanthropy, Visual Learner, wealth gap

Take 5: "Incarceration, Education, Emancipation" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 13, 2015 12:18:42 PM

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

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Tags: Brenda Rosen, education, Emancipation, Homeless, incarceration, Inmates, Law Enforcement, Learning Difference, learning differences, Learning Disabilities, New Work City, NonProfitPRO, Oklahoma, President Barack Obama, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, ADHD, Amplify Blog, CJS, Common Ground, Criminal Justice Reform, Decision Making Processes, El Reno, Fast Company, Fear, Federal Prison, Politico, Prison, Reimagine Learning Network,, venture philanthropy


Posted by Admin on Jun 10, 2015 2:24:10 PM

For the past two years, the Reimagine Learning Fund has been convening a network of 100 leading organizations and individuals who are committed to reimagining the way that learning happens in America so that all students can achieve academic and life success.

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Tags: Born This Way Foundation, HopeLab, John Legend, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Public School NYC, Reimagine Learning Fund, robert wood johnson foundation, ADHD, Amplify Blog, Dyslexia, Facebook, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, The Emotion Revolution,, WME | IMG, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Take 5: "What Poverty Does to the Young Brain" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jun 8, 2015 3:41:06 PM

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Tags: Brain, Brain Development, Carnival Corp., Charity, Donating, Holly Mainiero, homelessness, Huffington Post, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Mentors, National Scientific Council, New Profit News, Northern Philadelphia, Organizations, Poverty, Reimagine Learning Fund, social impact, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Temple University, The Hill, The New Yorker, ADHD, Amplify Blog, Carnical, Do-Gooder, Eye to Eye, Fast Company, Fetus, Globtrotter, The Huffington Post, Tourists, Travel,

Reimagine Learning Network Comes Together at a Moment of Opportunity

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jun 2, 2015 10:29:57 AM

Starting tomorrow, the Reimagine Learning Fund network will convene for two days in Boston at a major moment of inflection for the group's mission.

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Tags: learning and attention issues, learning differences, New Teacher Center, Reimagine Learning Fund, social emotional learning, Amplify Blog, anet, David Flink, Every Child Achieves Act, Eye to Eye,, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learni, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Take 5: "Delinquent. Dropout. At-Risk. When Words Become Labels" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 28, 2015 3:58:31 PM

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Tags: Black Male Teachers, Innovation Traps, Lucia Mason, NPR, Open Meadow, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, Stanford Center of Opportunity Policy in Education, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, EdSurge, Gaze Tracking, Google Ngram Viewer, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, New York City Public Schools, SCOPE, The Washington Post, Travis J. Bristol,, University of Padova, Webby Award