Famous Speech Friday: Japan First Lady Akie Abe's keynote in English

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Perhaps you do not expect a keynote address from a high-level international symposium on coastal resilience, a climate change issue, to make the cut for Famous Speech Friday, even if it is given by the wife of the Prime Ministerr of Japan, Akie Abe.

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Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention

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New technologies are employed to make attentive the naturally distracted minds of youth, but they are rarely employed to formulate the relationship between structures — or better, choreographies — of attention and the distracted subjects they seek to engage.

what does it take to get on the program?

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organized an international meeting a year ago as a program chair and I said to my committee “Do not bring me a symposium without at least one woman speaker.” Helping others to get a speaking engagement is a favor many will be happy to return.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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These have gone under the radar for a very long time." - Former Auditor General Jack Wagner Aside from former Auditor General Jack Wagner and two former Bethlehem Area School District officials, the dozen or so people appearing Monday want local government units to retain the ability to engage in swaps - if with some limitations. Panel two: Laurada Byers, co-founder, Russell Byers Charter School Mark Gleason, executive director, Philadelphia School Partnership 3 p.m.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Panel two: Laurada Byers, co-founder, Russell Byers Charter School Mark Gleason, executive director, Philadelphia School Partnership 3 p.m. Panel three: Helen Gym, co-founder, Parents United Jerry Jordan, president, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers 3:25 p.m.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Panel two: Laurada Byers, co-founder, Russell Byers Charter School Mark Gleason, executive director, Philadelphia School Partnership 3 p.m. Panel three: Helen Gym, co-founder, Parents United Jerry Jordan, president, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers 3:25 p.m.

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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SERVICES Market Engagement Enterprise 2.0 Dean Shareski says: The more I’m allowed to interact and play with the content the more engaged and ultimately the more learning happens. Audience members who tuned out because they didn’t understand now stay engaged.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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Kings Caterers, 4010 New Falls Road, Bristol [link] PILCOP 2013 Symposium on Equality September 12, 2013 Privatization: Looking out for the Public Good HEALTHCARE—LAND USE—EDUCATION Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:00 a.m. – The changes will have several benefits, including greater membership engagement and no more absentee ballot process.

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