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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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Information Visualization MOOC offered by Indiana University
For those interested in information visualization this is a FREE opportunity to learn.

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Julian Stodd's Learning Blog - To Seek, To Strive
This is one of a series of articles that use interesting visualizations to emphasize the idea being shared.

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Learning to Learn
This article starts with "Academic background or not, technical education doesn’t stop once you get a job. On the contrary: nothing in tech stays in one place, and the single most valuable skill you can possess to remain employable over time is learning how to learn." Then, provides tips for life long learning.

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Making The Shift from Student Engagement to Student Empowerment
This article offers strategies that teachers, tutors, mentors and parents might use to support student empowerment.

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Manifesto 15: ideas, visions for the future of learning
This starts with: "In a world consumed with uncertainty and a growing sense of the obsolescence of our education systems, how can we ensure the success of ourselves as individuals, our communities, and the planet? We need to evolve education. This manifesto represents a snapshot of our ideas, visions for the future, and what we have learned to date about learning and education. This text serves as a reference point to help us understand how we’ve done so far and what actions we need to take next.

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MOOC Research Literature Browser -
This site was collected to "collect and share the various research articles I have come across about MOOCs." It's a work in progress. Looks like not updated since 2015. Very useful.

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MOOC vs cMOOC - 2013 article
This article is from 2013, but the distinctions being made are worth taking a look at.

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Network Analysis Example - Open Education : citation network
This map demonstrates a potential of using network analysis tools to aggregate information about people who write and do research about the same topics. Click on the colored dots on t his map, then look to the right, you'll see focus areas, such as social media, E-learning & online education, etc. For each dot, representing a person, you can then see all the people that person is connecting with.

Note: I'd love to have someone apply this to the 2000 links in this web library.

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Networks and Network Weaving - newsletter
This is a newsletter, hosted by June Holley, with links to articles about network building, network weaving, and networks.

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Peeragology Handbook - techniques for peer learning and peer knowledge production
From the web site introduction: "Peeragogy is a flexible framework of techniques for peer learning and peer knowledge production. As pedagogy theoretically articulates the transmission of knowledge from teachers to students, peeragogy describes the way peers produce and utilize knowledge together. With OER, wikis, the internet, Free Software and mobile networks, groups of people can learn, connect and create knowledge together inside and outside of formal institutions in ways never before possible. These tools can facilitate connected learning, and collaborative engagement but they only work well when combined with practices that work well for the people involved."

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Redefining annotation: Ditch That PDF and hyper-annotate
This article offers tips for annotating documents using Google docs. Intended for classroom educators but can be applied by others.

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Results of Learning Preferences Survey - 2017 article
For anyone involved with on-line learning, coaching and training the results of this survey should be alarming and should challenge folks to innovate better ways to engage learners.

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Social Leadership - workshop by Julian Stoddard
This is one of many articles from Julian Stoddard's blog. It focuses on social leadership and outlines a workshop he is planning. Included are links to extra reading for each segment. Take a look.

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Stephen Downes - Knowledge, Learning, Community
Downes is "one of the originators of the Massive Open Online Course. He writes about online and networked learning. This site is an entry point to his writing, publications and ideas.

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Syllabus: Public Writing in de Tocqueville’s America
In difficult times this writer address the question "how can the liberal arts can be made relevant and important again?" with a recommended college level curriculum. Take a look.

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Teaching with Graphic Novels - PDF
Introduction from the PDF: "In this article, in what is one of the first-ever journal articles in graphic novel format, educator and graphic novel author Gene Yang makes a case for using graphic novels in classrooms."

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The Base - sports and mentoring. Read the blog.
From the web site; "The BASE, founded in 2013, combines exceptional baseball and softball training and competition with academic and career resources to empower student-athletes to achieve their full potential both on and off the field." Operates in Boston, Pittsburgh and Chicago.

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The Center for Innovative Research in Cyber Learning
From the web site: "New technologies change what and how people learn. Informed by learning science, cyberlearning is the use of new technology to create effective new learning experiences that were never possible or practical before." Browse the site and do your own learning.

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The Evolution of Philanthropy & the Fall of the Fundraising Pyramid
Useful article talks about using philanthropy to "transform the social wellbeing of others through generosity.”

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The Marginal Syllabus - connecting learners via annotation
From the web site: "The Marginal Syllabus seeks to advance educator professional development about education in/equity through the use of participatory learning technologies" such as annotation, digital redlining, social media, etc. Not just for traditional educators.

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The New Nonprofit Lexicon - new words suggested for NPO sector
In this blog article Ben Bisbee shares new words he has created over past few years to express frustrations within the NPO world. Take a look.

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The University Center for Writing Based Learning (DePaul) blog
From the site: "The University Center for Writing-based Learning promotes the development of writers, writing instruction, written texts, and the use of writing as a powerful and ubiquitous modality of and for learning." This page points to blog articles written by staff to share ideas with their network.

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Tutorial for using Hypothes.is annotation tool - NYC HIVE Network
On-line annotation is a process that supports deeper learning and network building. This is a Google doc serving as a tutorial to bring New York City HIVE network members to a few shared blog articles. Take a look.

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Twitter Journal Club (TWC) - introduction and reflection
Since 2011 I've connected with a growing number of on-line learning communities, and added links to many in this section of the web library. I keep looking for spaces that connect existing content with people who discuss that content in on-line, on-going spaces. The TWC seems to do that. It's best understood by reading the material pointed to in this link.

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Ways to engage volunteers to help your NPO
The title of this blog article is How we keep blowing it with volunteers (and how to fix it). It's a long article with lots of good suggestions. Take time to read it if you involve volunteers in your organization.

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This May 15, 2020 New York Times editorial is titled The City We Need and provides an in-depth analysis of the growing inequality and race/class segre...

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This article describes the importance of systems thinking to solve complex problems. It leads off with this statement: "Never has the interdependence ...

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This is an extensive report discussing social capital for young people, done by the Search Institute.  Released in 2020.  

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From the website: "Spotivity is a multi-faceted platform tackling the teen boredom pandemic while creating business solutions to the wonderful program...

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This resource, "Yes, You Can: A Guide for Establishing Mentoring Programs to Prepare Youth for College--October 1998"  is now an archive. However...

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From the website: "The mission that we collectively developed for My CHI. My Future. - to connect youth to engaging and safe out-of-school e...

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The Everyday Philanthropist and The Flat Org Chart are two new books (2020) by Dan Pallotta, who, for many years, has been working to change how ...

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I point to the Harod Jarche blog from a few other links in this library.  This 2017 article talks of "cities as places for learning" and "nodes i...

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The Dept of Labor web site has extensive workforce data, with histories reaching back many decades. This link points to a page with graphs showing gro...

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From the website: "Over the past year, Brookings Metro and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance pursued research to understand the connections betw...

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