Archive of 2012 November

Laser Talk for Powerful Speaking

on November 29th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

Learning how to speak powerfully about critical educational issues is an essential skill for educators and advocates for students. RESULTS [1], an international organization that advocates for preventing poverty, has designed a practical format for creating powerful laser talks. A laser talk is a structured way to communicate a message…

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West Wind receives New Communications Award

on November 16th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

West Wind Education Policy Inc. is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a 2012 Commendation of Excellence in the Government division in the External Communications & Communities category of the Society for New Communications Research Excellence in New Communications Awards program. The prestigious awards program honors individuals…

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West Wind Aims to Provide Web Accessibility for All

on November 12th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

In an effort to learn about ways to make websites more accessible to all, I had a conversation with Jonathan Green, Communications Specialist with the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) recently. Thank you to Jonathan for taking the time to share his knowledge. His advice was very helpful with respect…

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