Tag Archives: engagement

Education Notes: ADE recognizes civic engagement schools

Safford K-8 Magnet School was recognized for effective implementation of proven practices in civic learning. Thirty-five Arizona schools have been named 2016-17 Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona Department of Education. The Tucson Unified School District’s Safford K-8 Magnet School was among eight schools that won the department’s highest distinction as a school of excellence. The program identifies schools that ... Read More »

Brown resident blogging program enhances learner engagement

The textbook has long been the sharpest, most utilized instrument in the medical education toolbox. With more resources available, however, students are looking outside the traditional toolbox for answers. A 2015 study found that emergency medicine residents cite podcasts as their preferred method of obtaining medical knowledge. Students, in fact, were only slightly more likely to consult a textbook than search Google. ... Read More »

How to turn social media engagement into real sales

(Illustration by Sam Island) Pictures of organic onesies and teeny-tiny Chuck Taylors draw plenty of “likes” on Instagram, Alyssa Kerbel has found. But the CEO of Toronto-based clothing retailer Mini Mioche (2017 PROFIT 500: No. 92) notes the social media platform is useful for more than collecting adoration. When customers post their own pics featuring their cute kids wearing her brand, sales surge. ... Read More »