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Ace A Celebration Of Words

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A primer on writing for ACE

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Ace A Celebration Of Words

  1. 1. Writing for ACE <br />A celebration of words<br />
  2. 2. Communications matter because they define who we are<br />
  3. 3. We know who we are<br />
  4. 4. What about your mom?<br />
  5. 5. What about your neighbor?<br />
  6. 6. Some guy on BART?<br />
  7. 7. The governator?<br />
  8. 8. Remember your audience and always add value to their lives<br />
  9. 9. They will only listen if they think we’re credible in their world<br />
  10. 10. ACE Voice<br />
  11. 11. Friendly<br />
  12. 12. Thoughtful<br />
  13. 13. Honest<br />
  14. 14. Teens<br />
  15. 15. Conversational<br />
  16. 16. Fun<br />
  17. 17. Cool<br />
  18. 18. Teachers/Administrators<br />
  19. 19. Science-based<br />
  20. 20. Effective<br />
  21. 21. Fits curriculum<br />
  22. 22. Safe<br />
  23. 23. Partners<br />
  24. 24. Relationships - Personal<br />
  25. 25. Clear benefit<br />
  26. 26. Funders<br />
  27. 27. Impact<br />
  28. 28. Professional<br />
  29. 29. Effective writing<br />
  30. 30. Omit needless words<br />
  31. 31. Start strong<br />
  32. 32. Active voice<br />
  33. 33. Brevity<br />
  34. 34. Accuracy<br />
  35. 35. Clarity<br />
  36. 36. Typos/Basics<br />
  37. 37. “As part of Alliance for Climate Education’s mission to inspire, educate and empower students in the fight against global warming, ACE is offering up to $40,000 in grants in June, 2009 to schools that demonstrate strong, collective school-wide commitments to curbing global warming. Grants ranging from $10,000-$20,000 will be available to schools that have participated in one of ACE’s presentations during the spring of 2009. ”<br />
  38. 38. “ACE offers grants to high schools that demonstrate strong school-wide commitments to curbing global warming. We award grants ranging from $10,000-$20,000 to schools that have hosted ACE’s presentation over the previous semester. ”<br />
  39. 39. Alliance for Climate Education aims to inspire, educate and empower students in the fight against global warming because we believe that young adults can have a substantial and near-term positive impact on the global climate crisis.<br />
  40. 40. ACE is dedicated to educating America&apos;s high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about it—while having fun along the way.<br />
  41. 41. Matt’s Tips<br />
  42. 42. Slow down and think<br />
  43. 43. Objectives<br />
  44. 44. Bounce it off somebody fresh<br />
  45. 45. Let it percolate<br />
  46. 46. Read a lot<br />
  47. 47. Metrics matter most<br />

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