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Do some #socialgood with will.i.am’s @iamangelfdn [TICKET GIVEAWAY]

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It’s been more than a year since I found out about the i.am.angel foundation. Their goal is to #TRANS4M lives through education, inspiration and opportunity. Each year will.i.am (@iamwill) hosts #TRANS4M, benefit event that helps fund things, like college preparation and student life (i.am College Track) and providing college scholarships (i.am scholarship). This year I get to work with them and help share their story and, of course, raise money to fund their vision.

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Tips to help schools protect their students’ iPads from being stolen

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Police in Chicago, Illinois and suburbs have seen an uptick in the number of criminals targeting school-owned technology, like iPads. While schools should ensure proper security measures for devices stored onsite, there are other ways to protect your tech. Learn best practices from one school district’s iPad specialist.

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Digital technology makes students better creative writers (sometimes), study says

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Here’s the catch, new research from Pew Internet Research shows that American middle and high school teachers think technology is helping kids with creative writing, but they’re also more likely to “write too fast and be careless.” Even though it looks like digital technologies are helping students express more creativity, likely because of access to the internet and search engines, teachers still stress that “formal writing” is top priority.

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[GIVEAWAY] The difference between content marketing and great content

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This August I get to speak at one of my fave events, Social Fresh West Conference in San Diego. While the theme is social media, I get to specifically focus on content. It’s a chance to share my story of transforming from publicist to publisher. For those of you reading this, that story involves you, the community I write for. To mark the occasion, I get to give away two Social Fresh tickets; 1 VIP (valued at $1,397) and 1 full access pass (valued at $697).

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5 ways to use a tablet device to help your kids learn

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There are specific ways to integrate tablet devices into your home learning curriculum. Instead of thinking about tablets as entertainment or pacifiers, learn how to use them to engage kids and help them get ahead. These expert tips come courtesy of  speech language pathologist, Jessica Benesh, M.S., CCC-SLP for the Clark County School District.

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