Empower Students to Become Social Innovators

 
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Jul 7, 2014

Sneak preview of the new ChangeEducate

Phase 1: Poverty as a Framework
Phase 1: Poverty as a Framework

Dear all,

 

For the last few months, the ChangeEducate team has been working hard to revamp our curricular material and our interactive website. We are very close to the big launch, and would like to share with you a "sneak preview" of what is to come. The new website will feature our innovative five-phase method, through which students will learn about poverty as a framework for strategizing social entpreneurial solutions in their communities and beyond. Shortly after the launch, we will be seeking students and educators who would like to help us pilot and perfect the site for use by students around the world. If you are a student or educator, or know anyone who would like to be invovled in this process, please reach out to us!

 

Thanks for your constant support and we look forward to sharing this exciting new site with you in the coming weeks!

 

With love,

The ChangeEducate Team

Phase 2 Poverty Facts
Phase 2 Poverty Facts
Website homepage
Website homepage
Apr 8, 2014

Gearing up for the launch of our new website

We are excited to be putting the final touches on our brand new website - to be launched by the end of next month. Our team has been hard at work developing a re-designed site that will guide students through our five step process through interactive visuals, quizzes, and other innovative curricular activities. Students will begin by learning to about poverty as a frameowork for understanding social entrepreneurship. They will have access to information on a wide variety of social issues and receive concrete guidance for narrowing their interests down to a project idea. After developing a project idea, students will have access to tools and resources for launching their idea, and ultimately be able to post their idea to a visual board displaying all of their peer's projects around the world.

We have curated some of the best videos, stories, and resources around the web to guide students to a successful project launch. We are confident that this re-vamped site will allow ChangeEducate to be accessible by students and teachers around the world and cannot wait to share our final product with you! 

Jan 7, 2014

Preparing for a promising 2014

Happy new year from the ChangeEducate team! In the past few months, our team has been hard at work redesigning our website so as to encompass our full curriculum and gear our content towards students of all ages, interest levels, and experiences digitally.

As we are in the process of making our tools and resources accessible to both students and teachers for free online, we have identified talented high school students to assist in the creation and editing of content so as to ensure we reach our audience as effectively as possible. We are looking forward to continuing these partnerships and welcome any additional assistance from students or teachers you may know!

With our sights set on 2014, we are excited to be moving towards completion of the site. Thank you all for your continued support! If you have questions or would like to learn more about these updates, please feel free to reach out to me at katie.guidera@changeeducate.org.


Oct 7, 2013

Going digital to improve accessibility and increase impact

Our team is so excited about the new website!
Our team is so excited about the new website!

Exciting news - we are going 100% online! After analyzing our ability to reach students through the classroom marketplace over the past few months, we have decided to shift our focus to targeting our program directly towards invididual students in the online marketplace. It is our hope that by making our tools and resources available to both students and teachers for free online, we can reach a much broader audience of individuals looking to create change in their communities at a young age. With this shift, we have begun to look for ways to break our DVD videos into smaller components to be streamed online. We have also been developing more interactive activities to be embedded into the site for our students to explore poverty and work through some of the biggest challenges of being a successful social entrepreneur. Our web designer Blair has also been developing some beautiful page templates so keep your eye out for a new website roll-out in the next month or two!

Thank you all for your continued support! If you have questions or would like to learn more about these updates, please feel free to reach out to me at katie.guidera@changeeducate.org.

 


Jul 17, 2013

Expanding our team and our reach

We have been working hard over the past two months to perfect our curriculum, and in order to do so, we have expanded our team! We are excited to have two incredible new team members on board -- Michael, who is working on our website, and Christina, who is working on our DVD. Michael and Christina come with a wide array of talents and skills. We are very lucky to be working with them! Throughout the summer, we will be aiming to complete these portions of our curriculum using the feedback we have received from pilot classrooms so that we may roll out the first phase of distribution to teachers around the country in the fall.

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ChangeEducate

Kinnelon, NJ, United States
http://www.changeeducate.org

Project Leader

Anjali Bhatia

Durham, NC United States

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