Poverty, high dropout rates, and crime have long plagued Newark, N.J., typical of many post-industrial cities. But the people of Newark - with the help of a philanthropist - are working together to transform the city's culture one child at a time through literacy.
'Philanthropic, Compassionate Soul' Leaves Legacy of Literacy
New Jersey native Anne Feeley had many passions, including helping fund a cure for the brain cancer that took her life at age 58 last October. But her passion for literacy - born while serving as a volunteer reading coach - is her greatest legacy, changing her life and the lives of thousands of Newark children as well.
My iPad or Yours: Apps That Inspire and Inform
Just about anything a student does on an iPad™ instantly makes that thing cool, so why not use iPads to expand their neural synapses? While we're at it, let's expand our own neural synapses by loading our iPads up with our own communication, learning, and professional development tools