TOPIC: CHILDREN & YOUTH (93)

InfiniScroll

http://www.curioushat.com/infiniscroll

InfiniScroll is the open-ended storytelling tool for curious minds. The app breaks the rules of linear storytelling by creating a never ending magical visual exploration of the wonderful drawings by Francesco Chiacchio. 

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InfiniScroll, App, Book, Picture Book, Read, Literacy, Children, Kids, Story, Stories, Imagination

Zoobean

https://www.zoobean.com

Zoobean helps families find books and apps they will love at home and at the library. 

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Zoobean, Books, Shopping, E-Commerce, Children, Education, Reading

Project Night Night

http://projectnightnight.org/

Project Night Night donates over 25,000 Night Night Packages each year, free of charge, to homeless children who need our childhood essentials to feel secure, cozy, ready to learn, and significant.  Each Night Night Package contains a new security blanket, an age-appropriate children's book, and a stuffed animal -- all nestled inside of a new canvas tote bag. By providing objects of reliable comfort, Project Night Night reduces trauma and advances the emotional and cognitive well-being of the children we serve. 

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Homeless, Children, Books, Comfort, Shelters

Story Pirates

http://storypirates.org

Story Pirates is a nationally respected education and media organization founded in 2003 to celebrate the words and ideas of young people. By pairing world-class teachers with first-rate actors and comedians, we offer a variety of tools to make learning more engaging and effective. Dually based in New York and Los Angeles, we are best known for the Idea Storm Program, a master-class writing workshop that brings teaching concepts to life, followed by a musical sketch comedy show featuring stories by students and performed by professional artists.

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Story Pirates, Education, Stories, Actors, Comedians, Play, Writing, Ideas

Parenthoods

http://parenthoods.co

Parenthoods is a free social network to connect you with parents like you, in your city. Get advice, share resources, and lend support by sharing in each others parenting wins & misses. This is an open and accepting community (so save your highlight reel for Facebook). Here, there’s no right way of doing things. There’s only your way. And bravo to you for that.

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Parenthoods, Family, App, Parents, Advice, Social Network

Girls Who Code

http://www.girlswhocode.com

Girls Who Code is a new organization working to educate, inspire and equip 13- to 17-year-old girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering.
Together with leading educators, engineers, and entrepreneurs, Girls Who Code has developed a new model for computer science education, pairing intensive instruction in robotics, web design, and mobile development with high-touch mentorship led by the industry's top female developers and entrepreneurs.

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Technology, Engineering, Teens, Girls Who Code, Mentor, Web Design, Computer, Science

TED-Ed

http://ed.ted.com

TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within the growing TED-Ed video library, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. This platform also allows users to take any useful educational video, not just TED's, and easily create a customized lesson around the video. Users can distribute the lessons, publicly or privately, and track their impact on the world, a class, or an individual student.

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TED-Ed, Lessons, Videos, Education, Teach, Learn, Animation

One Laptop Per Child

http://one.laptop.org

A non-profit devoted to providing children everywhere with opportunities to explore, experiment, and communicate. OLPC has designed a laptop, educational software, manufacturing base, and distribution system to provide children outside of the first-world with world-class technological learning opportunities

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Laptop, International, Educational, Technology

Apathy is Boring

http://www.apathyisboring.com/en

Apathy is Boring is a national non-partisan project. Our mission is to use art and technology to educate youth about democracy.

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Election, Voting, Youth, Democracy, Apathy Is Boring

Global Kids Inc.

http://globalkids.org/#/home

Global Kids, Inc. is the premier non-profit educational organization for global learning and youth development - works to ensure that urban youth have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage.

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Youth Development, Urban, Technology, Leadership

Unicef

http://www.unicef.org

UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality.  That makes us unique among world organizations, and unique among those working with the young.

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UNICEF, World, Children, Global

The Y

http://www.ymca.net/somuchmore

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

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The Y, YMCA

Doing Good Works

http://doinggood.works

Doing Good Works provides career and entrepreneurship training to foster youth through the sale of promotional products, print material and packaging.  The idea is that businesses can buy those products through Doing Good Works and receive the corporate social responsibility value that comes with buying from a Benefit Corporation supplier.

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Doing Good Works

Volunteering India

http://www.volunteeringindia.com

Volunteering India provides the safest Gap Year, volunteering and internship opportunities in three different regions in India: Delhi, Dharamsala and South India. Programs cover teaching, orphanage and childcare, working with street children, medical volunteering, women empowerment as well as dental and medical internship opportunities.

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Volunteering, India, Internships, Childcare

Love Unlimited Foundation Inc.

http://www.loveunlimitedfoundation.org

We provide backpacks and school supplies to underprivileged children in Jamaica. The children receive their school items during our Annual LOVE U Camp. Our day camp/vacation bible school takes place in July/August in the parish of St. Ann, Jamaica.

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Love Unlimited Foundation, Jamaica, Backpacks, Kids, School Supplies