I love PowerPoint! I especially love well-designed slides, and I have fun putting into practice what I’ve learned about slide design. Once you have visually appealing slides that encourage your audience to focus attention on you and support your content…AND … Continue reading →
A Sept 2, 2013 New York Times article by Gina Kolata reported, “Guesses and Hype Give Way to Data in Study of Education.” I wonder if a more fitting title would be “Science Gives Way to Sham Science in Study … Continue reading →
Evaluspheric Perceptions: Unconventional Wisdom: Putting the WHY Before the WHAT of Presentation Design
There’s really not much good on television anymore. So, I enjoy some down time outside of work and entertain myself by designing slide decks. I just uploaded my second to SlideShare. While it’s all fun, there’s a purpose here too, and for me, it’s to practice what I’ve been learning about data visualization, information design, … … Continue reading →
Grocery chain Whole Foods Market’s Whole Kids Foundation, in collaboration with FoodCorps, is now accepting applications for its School Garden Grant Program, assisting students in learning about topics from conservation to nutrition to community awareness through school garden projects. Projects may be in any stage of development at the time of application, but priority will […]
Education pays off. And programs targeted towards the earliest years have a higher return than those directed at school and post-secondary students. But who knew that when you finally headed to college, you should have listened to your mother?
Nonprofit parent groups and public K-12 schools are encouraged to apply for home improvement retailer Lowe’s Toolbox for Education program grants, made possible through its Charitable and Educational Foundation. Awards between $2,000 and $5,000 are available for school improvement projects with permanent impact, such as landscaping and indoor and outdoor facility enhancement such as gardens, […]
In partnership with the Shell Oil Company, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is currently accepting applications for more than $93,000 in middle and high school science lab makeover funding, to be awarded to 18 grade 6 through 12 science teachers in the United States and Canada. Funds include cash grants, science lab equipment, support […]