Post Profile

The problem with pen pals

If you are thinking about engaging with an organization serving vulnerable students, here are a few examples of popular trends that might not be as helpful as they seem, and some suggestions for how to redirect these efforts to truly benefit communities and organizations.
read more


Related Posts

Google Pal?

Technology / Google : Google Operating System

If you go to, Google redirects the page to: and shows a 404 error message. The redirect suggests that this could be an actual Google page, but it's not yet launched. Google has many lan...

Good World Games’ MyConservationPark Helps You Save Endangered Species

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

Combining social games with a cause has become a popular way to engage game players on Facebook with raising money for various philanthropic causes. For example, Zynga has raised funds via its games for the earthquake relief efforts...

PEN director praises Charlie Hebdo’s courage, then suggests BDS makes students feel ‘isolated, vulnerable, threatened’

News / International Affairs : Mondoweiss

PEN's Suzanne Nossel seems to say that advocating for BDS is a free speech right, but also suggests that a campus may regulate speech that makes others feel "marginalized" or "threatened" in order to maintain a "respectful community...

Get Help Paying for College: Fill Out Your FAFSA Application

Politics / US Politics : The White House Blog

"Students like you want to take that next step and have big dreams. We want you to know that we're there to help you achieve those dreams. We want to make sure that we're giving every student who’s willing to put in the effort all t...

Gesturing helps you think

Humor : Boing Boing

Talking with your hands as you speak helps you get your point across to the people you're talking to. But new research suggests gesturing can help you think too. For example, students who gestured while discussing math problems were...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC