5 Tools for Digital Classrooms

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Technology that Enhances the Classroom Experience for Students and Teachers

From GPS maps to mobile apps, we’ve come to rely on technology for many aspects of our daily lives like navigation, banking, shopping, entertainment and…yes, education. In today’s blog, we’ll explore how web conferencing, screen sharing, and online apps are transforming the way students and teachers interact.

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Working Together Apart. (Tools for the entrepreneurs to collaborate with Free Screen Sharing Software)

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Working Effectively With Remote Teams Using Free Screen Sharing Software

Times are changing. So too are the way businesses and employees operate. In no way is this transformation more apparent than the sharp rise in remote working, or telecommuting, among certain job sectors. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly 40% of the U.S. workforce has telecommuted—up from just 9% only a decade prior. As businesses streamline and younger, tech-savvy people continue to join the ranks of the working, this figure is only likely to increase. In today’s blog, we will be taking a look at the unique advantages and challenges associated with telecommuting and how technologies such as free screen sharing and conference calling facilitate communication among remote teams.

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Monthly Dial-In Conferences Turn Parents into Participants

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How Parents and Teachers Can Use Phone Conferencing to Facilitate Communication

Whether you are a teacher dedicated to your students’ academic success or a parent actively involved in your child’s education, parent-teacher meetings help to bridge the communication gap between what’s going on at home and in the classroom. In today’s blog, we’ll explore how parents and teachers can utilize phone conferencing to support student learning.
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How to Run Seamless Conference Calls in an Open Concept Office

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Tips for Conference Calling in an Open Floor Plan Office

Though intended to facilitate communication, open concept offices can sometimes feel like they do anything but that for people who hold conference calls in them. In today’s blog, we’ll be offering some tips for more effectively holding conference calls and improving productivity in offices that feature open floor plans.

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Prioritizing Career Development in Small Businesses

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Small Business Online Conferencing Tips: Career Development

Big or small, businesses depend on getting the best out of those they employ. From interns and temps all the way up to founders and CEOs, no business can succeed without a solid team of people behind it. For this reason, it is important for businesses of any size to offer their employees pathways for career development in their respective fields. In today’s blog, we’ll be examining why career development is critical for the long-term success of small businesses as well as some ways small business owners and managers can utilize online conferencing and informal one-on-one meetings to help their valued employees grow and succeed within the company.

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Ways to Share your Nonprofit’s Success using Social Media

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Sharing is Caring: Promoting Your Nonprofit’s Cause and Accomplishments Through Social Media

Growing up, many of us learned that modesty is a virtue and that it’s bad to boast about one’s accomplishments. In order to improve the visibility, name recognition, and the success of your nonprofit, however, it is necessary to promote your organization and its work in a smart, effective manner. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing some of the ways nonprofit organizations utilize social media to raise awareness —and funds —for their causes!

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Working While Travelling: Shared Workspaces in Croatia

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Welcome to Croatia: An Introduction

With its diverse natural scenery, pleasant climate, and unique mix of traditional and modern cultural attractions, it’s little wonder that Croatia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Straddling central and southeastern Europe, Croatia’s landscape features mountains, forests, rivers, and an island-studded coastline along the Adriatic sea. Whether you’re looking to sip world-class coffee at a cafe in Zagreb or cliff dive into turquoise seas on the island of Hvar, Croatia truly has something for just about everyone. In today’s blog, we’ll be giving an overview of the coworking scene in Croatia as well as some of the country’s most notable coworking spaces.

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What you Need to Run a Non-Profit from Your Home

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Remote Work Tips: 5 Essentials for Running a Non-profit from Home

What’s better than doing something that makes a real difference in the world? Doing it from home. In addition to the convenience of being able to tackle tasks from the comfort of your own home, operating a non-profit out of your own residence through remote work is a good way to cut out the costs associated with renting an office space. Starting a non-profit organization is no small task, so it is important that you surround yourself with people who share your values and have the right experience to help you along the way. In today’s blog, we’ll be sharing some tips on how to get your non-profit off the ground and run it from home.

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Working While Travelling: Shared Workspaces in Mexico

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Coworking in Mexico: An Introduction

For a large and growing number of freelancers and travelling professionals, the many shared workspace sites that have sprung up in locations across the globe offer a place to work in an office environment while away on vacation or a business trip. Every year, millions of North Americans travel south to Mexico to enjoy its world-class beaches and vibrant culture. Its capital, Mexico City, is also home to a thriving coworking scene with numerous shared workspaces and cafes catering to remote workers. In today’s blog, we’ll be taking a look at what Mexico has to offer for those looking to work remotely while in the country for business, pleasure, or both.

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