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Why Sandy Has Meteorologists Scared in 4 Images

Why Sandy Has Meteorologists Scared in 4 Images | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
She's huge. She's strong and might get stronger. She's strange. She's directing the might of her storm surge right at New York City.
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Civil rights activist says he's 'changed' after police...

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Civil rights activist says he's 'changed' after police shooting simulation
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CARING FOR MOM & DAD | PBS

CARING FOR MOM & DAD | PBS | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
CARING FOR MOM & DAD explores the emotional, health and financial challenges that many caregivers face every day. Premieres May 7 on PBS (check local listing).
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One Woman’s Drive to Revolutionize Medical Testing - The New Yorker

One Woman’s Drive to Revolutionize Medical Testing - The New Yorker | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
If Elizabeth Holmes succeeds, getting a blood test could become a lot easier for patients. Ken Auletta reports.
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Decline in GED grads hurts Ga. job growth

Decline in GED grads hurts Ga. job growth | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The percentage of Georgians taking and passing the high school equivalency exam has fallen since a tougher test was implemented last year, leaving fewer educated workers to fill open jobs and preventing many people from pursuing higher education.
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Ohio only gained 1,500 jobs in March: 7 things to know

Ohio only gained 1,500 jobs in March: 7 things to know | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Ohio only gained 1,500 jobs in March. The state's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent.
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'Puppy dog eyes' explained by science

'Puppy dog eyes' explained by science | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new study measured rises in levels of oxytocin - the 'love hormone' responsible for maternal bonding - in both dogs and owners when they gaze into each others eyes.
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Collaboration aims to uncover first ever biomarker for pancreatic cancer

Collaboration aims to uncover first ever biomarker for pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The search to discover and validate the first-ever clinical biomarker to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer is at the foundation of a new, cross-sector collaboration.
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Mayo profile identifies patients most at risk of developing pancreatic cancer

Mayo profile identifies patients most at risk of developing pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
When people find out -- usually from a diagnostic scan looking at something else -- that they have a lesion in their pancreas that could morph into pancreatic cancer, they can panic.
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Why? Told CLE!

Why? Told CLE! | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
***A bit of blogkeeping: Have you entered to win tickets to the MS Society's Locavore fundraiser? Check it out! Remember, you can tweet daily for additional entries.*** One of the great things abou...
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Should every school class be a computer coding class? - The Hechinger Report

Should every school class be a computer coding class? - The Hechinger Report | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
This spring, at St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia, the fifth-grade Spanish class programmed computers to produce bilingual, animated photo albums. The seventh-grade science class rejiggered the code behind climate models. The first-graders programmed robots to run mazes. And that’s just for starters. “We’d like everybody to be more comfortable with computer science, because it’s …
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Social media sleuthing by Common Core test company finds three test security breaches in Ohio

Social media sleuthing by Common Core test company finds three test security breaches in Ohio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Pearson, whose social media searches have become a source of controversy in other Common Core states, has found three potential test violations online by Ohio students.
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Contributions and Connections | Higher Ed Beta | InsideHigherEd.com

Contributions and Connections | Higher Ed Beta | InsideHigherEd.com | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Poetry is going extinct, government data show

Poetry is going extinct, government data show | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
America's no longer a land of poets. Now you know it.
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Library of Congress Launches New Online Poetry Archive, Featuring 75 Years of Classic Poetry Readings

Library of Congress Launches New Online Poetry Archive, Featuring 75 Years of Classic Poetry Readings | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Image by Fred Palumbo, made available by the Library of Congress.
Put THIS in your pocket. The Library of Congress is celebrating National Poetry Month by launching its new Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
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Study: Genetic Tests of Tumors Often Give False Results

Study: Genetic Tests of Tumors Often Give False Results | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Nearly half of all cancer patients undergoing next-generation genetic tests could receive misleading results that guide them and their physicians toward improper treatment
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Authentic Innovation for Libraries

Thinking about driving authentic innovation in your library.
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10 Reasons Monica And Richard Should Have Stuck Together

10 Reasons Monica And Richard Should Have Stuck Together | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It's been 10 years since the final episode of "Friends" aired. Which means the goofy (and neurotic) couple that is Monica and Chandler is off somewhere in the fictional Westchester universe raising their twins, whose combination of amazing ...
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Ohio Auditor Dave Yost must review Cleveland schools' $8.5 million rebate failure: editorial

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost must review Cleveland schools' $8.5 million rebate failure: editorial | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has to investigate Cleveland school's E-Rebate program, which failed to claim millions of federal dollars, and many others, writes the editorial board.
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Mindmapping Our Presearch Notes: Seeing Patterns and Gaps

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MINDMAPPING OUR PRESEARCH NOTES: SEEING PATTERNS AND GAPS
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Body's cancer defences hijacked to make pancreatic and lung cancers more aggressive

Body's cancer defences hijacked to make pancreatic and lung cancers more aggressive | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that a vital self-destruct switch in cells is hijacked - making some pancreatic and non small cell lung cancers more aggressive, according to...
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Designing Successful Learning Structures for Literature Circles with Sarah Rust

Designing Successful Learning Structures for Literature Circles with Sarah Rust | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
While literature circles are not a new concept, teachers are always looking for strategies to help students successfully interact and develop sustained conversations about texts.   If you are think...
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LibGuides: Pedagogy to Oppress? - Hybrid Pedagogy

LibGuides: Pedagogy to Oppress? - Hybrid Pedagogy | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
You have to be a pretty tenacious researcher to find any criticism about LibGuides, the practical and convenient tool that librarians use to create online guides to research. My search...
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Are Cleveland schools 'manipulative bullies' over test opt-outs? Or just making sure parents are informed?

Are Cleveland schools 'manipulative bullies' over test opt-outs? Or just making sure parents are informed? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Cleveland school district wants principals to reject re-printed "opt-out" forms for state tests and "strongly encourage" families to take them - an approach that bothers testing opponents and the Cleveland Teachers Union.
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PARCC may dump its two-part Common Core tests and combine them into one shorter round

PARCC may dump its two-part Common Core tests and combine them into one shorter round | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
PARCC is looking at combining its two rounds of Common Core testing into a single one after hearing complaints from several states about how many hours all the tests take.
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