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Teacher Communities Affect Student Learning

In this intriguing article highlighted in the Washington Post, Esther Quintero, senior fellow at the nonprofit Albert Shanker Institute, looks at whether students learn more when their teachers work well together… 111 more words


Letters: Burnaby Mountain protest, Kinder Morgan, oil, pipelines, wealth, social capital

Police should do their job

I couldn’t agree more with Tuesday’s editorial about the protester on Burnaby Mountain. I understand their concerns, but until we have a viable and commercially available alternate energy source for the world, we need oil. 743 more words


Building Bridges: The Incredible Importance of Social Capital

I think places need to work for the all people and people need to work for their places. This is not an easy thing to accomplish. 452 more words


First 5-star review for my "Quick Guide to Networking, Social Media and Social Capital" on Amazon.com

I’ve just received a lovely five-star review for “Quick Guide to Networking, Social Media and Social Capital” on Amazon.com!

It’s particularly nice that the reviewer is a social media expert themselves, but still found points of interest and recommends it to novices: 191 more words

Business Books

Social Capital, Culture, Markets, and Institutions

When I wrote last week about “social capital” as a key determinant of long-run prosperity, I didn’t realize I would generate a lot of feedback. Including several requests for more information. 2,101 more words


Civility and the way we work

On Tuesday Green Works received a 2014 Civility Award from Consensus. I am really proud of this award, because we were recognized for the way that we do our work. 800 more words

Community Development

social sustainability in India - why the time is right..

Marx wrote that capitalism would trigger exploitation if let to run amok, the owners will need to plough back into the business large part of surplus rather than share it with workers, as it would render them uncompetitive. 275 more words

Business Community