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A Wild Animal Time at NSTA

Penguins, and porcupines and flamingos, oh my!  Welcome to the National Science Teachers Association national conference in Boston.  Listen Edition exhibited in the hall just a few feet from the SeaWorld trailer,which had live animal displays all day long. It wasn’t unusual to see a couple of penguins walk by or to hear a toucan…

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Listening to SXSWedu 2014

This past week Listen Edition attended South by Southwest Education.  It’s a conference on educational innovation held every year in Austin, Texas, just days prior to the better known SXSW interactive, film and music festivals. This year, attendance at SXSWedu doubled over last year’s.  It’s our first year attending and we can see why it’s…

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Monica Brady-Myerov Featured at Education Headliners Breakfast

On November 18, 2013, Listen Edition founder Monica Brady-Myerov was featured and moderated the Education Headliners Breakfast, an event hosted by uAspire and EdVestors. This sessions topic was: The Role of Technology in Urban Education: Opportunities and Challenges. The panelists featured Jordan Meranus, CEO of Ellevation Education and Mary Skipper, Network Superintendent of Boston Public Schools (BPS). Edvestors…

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What do Pitbull, Happy Hour, and Educational Innovation have in common?

They were all part of the 2013 National Charter Schools Conference in Washington D.C.  Rapper Pitbull kicked off the 2-day conference last week with a passionate speech supporting charter schools. Why Pitbull, you ask?  It turns out that when he’s not onstage crooning, “I Know You Want Me,” he’s the founder of a charter school…

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